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Bliss family

  • CA MNBM ID1104
  • Fonds
  • 1790 - 1893

This fonds includes correspondence and legal documents of Jonathan Bliss, 1790-1822. There is also correspondence and other material of William Bowers Bliss (1834-1863).

Bliss (family)

Chaloner family

  • CA MNBM ID1748
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1828

The fonds consists of family records. There are two lot certificates for land on Germain Street, dated 1783, belonging to John Chaloner (lot 553) and Benjamin Chaloner (lot 554). There is a commission of 1827 appointing Benjamin Chaloner tide surveyor, gauger, and weightmaster in Saint John. There is also a bond, dated 1828, given by Ninyon Chaloner to Benjamin C. Chaloner, executor of John Chaloner's estate. It bound Ninyon to ensure that Peggy, a Black woman who had been the late John Chaloner's servant, received comfortable care during her lifetime and at her death, a decent burial at Ninyon's expense.

Chaloner (family)

City and County of Saint John

  • CA MNBM ID4723
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1910

This fonds consists of bound handwritten notebooks and microfilm copies. Not all years in the ranges of dates are present. They include the minutes of the Quarter Sessions of the City and County, 1868, 1872: minutes of the committees; 1874, 1886, 1893; minutes of County Council; 1877-1879; and the Sessions order book; 1860-1869, 1875, 1876.

There are records of tax assessments and collections for the parishes of Musquash,1877-1909; Portland including Indiantown, 1863-1869; St. Martins, 1864-1910; Simonds, 1871-1910 and Lancaster, 1856-1910. There is also a record book of the election of councillors with list of voters, 1877.

City and County of Saint John

Frederick Maine Cochrane

  • CA MNBM ID1940
  • Fonds
  • [1930]

This fonds consists of 2 papers written by Cochrane, "History of the St. Martins, New Brunswick built ships" is a 256-page manuscript which includes details of the history of St. Martins area, lists of the master mariners and captains of coasters from St. Martins and statistics on the tonnage of St. Martins built ships. There are records of many of the local vessels giving: names, types of vessel, tonnage, dates built and names of owners. There are also some information on captains, crew, passengers, incidents or accidents, mutinies, damage due to storms, shipwrecks, vessel dimensions, cargos and sailing routes, which included the West Indies, the U.K., Europe and Australia.

The other paper, "The whale fishing industry of Saint John, N.B.", is about the history of the whale fishing industry in Saint John from 1830 to 1850. Material includes a list of the St. John Mechanics Whale Fishing Company officers and stockholders, 1837. There are details of the dividends paid in 1841 and a list of ships owned by the company. This manuscript provides information about Charles Stewart, a pioneer in the whale fishery in Saint John, and the commander of the last whaling ship which sailed from the city in 1848 and about James Millidge who was also engaged in this industry. Other subjects include uses for the whale oil and whale bone, and amounts of whale oil carried aboard the ships.

Cochrane, Frederick Maine

George Cumming

  • CA MNBM ID1795
  • Fonds
  • 1818, 1837

This fonds cconsists of two letters, one from Hugh in 1818 and the other from Mary in 1837. The letters contain family news.

Cumming, George

Hannah Flood lot certificate

  • CA MNBM ID1855
  • Fonds
  • 1837

The fonds consists of a lot certificate given to Hannah Flood in 1837. It is for lot 35 in the southeast range in Willow Grove, Loch Lomond. The certificate was given by the body responsible for administration of Crown grants to the Black refugees. It is unclear whether Hannah Flood had actually purchased the land.

Flood, Hannah

Liquor offences recordbook, Saint John City and County

  • CA MNBM ID486
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1917

The fonds consists of 1 volume of records of liquor offences which occurred in the City and County of Saint John, New Brunswick during the period 1913-1917. The offences took place in the parishes of Lancaster, Simonds, and St. Martins. Information includes names of offenders, the stipendary magistrates, and the chief inspectors as well as the nature of the offence, the fines levied and the parish. There are several repeat offenders in these records. Offences included keeping liquor for sale or barter and selling liquor without a license.

Liquor offences recordbook (Saint John, N.B.), Author

Plumbago Mines

  • CA MNBM ID113
  • Fonds
  • 1884 - 1904

This fonds consists of correspondence between Samuel Mayes and George Botsford and their customers, 1884-1904.

Plumbago Mines (Saint John, N.B.)

Royal Kennebecasis Yacht Club

  • CA MNBM ID200
  • Fonds
  • 1898

This fonds consists of the administrative records of the club. It includes committee minutes, 1923-1938, registers, financial and legal documents, 1896-1954, correspondence, membership records, logs, diaries and information about racing and the annual cruise.

Royal Kennebecasis Yacht Club

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