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Parkinson family

  • CA MNBM 159
  • Fonds
  • 1812-1907

This fonds includes legal and land documents, mostly in St. Andrews, accounts and receipts, and family and business correspondence. There are also some records of the MacStay family, 1824-1889.

Parkinson (family)

Fred G. Jones

  • CA MNBM 1922
  • Fonds
  • 1922

The fonds consists of ephemera pertaining to Fred G. Jones's bookbinding occupation. There is a 1922 Saint John Exhibition First Prize card for bookbinding as well as an advertising card for High Class Bookbinding by Fred G. Jones. Two pieces of advertising material with marbling (of paper) specimens printed by Halfer Company of London, England, a supplier of materials and equipment for marbellizing paper. Specimens include two samples each of Dutch marble, Turkish or Stone Marble, Comb Marbles and Hair Vein Marbles using different colours. There are printed instructions for marbellizing paper on the back.

Jones, Fred G.

Early settlement at Chignecto / George F. Trueman

  • CA MNBM 2389
  • Fonds
  • 1933

The fonds consists of a typed draft of a history of the Chignecto Isthmus area presented to the New Brunswick Historical Society at Saint John on 25 November 1933 by Dr. George J. Trueman. This paper describes the settlement of the area including Sackville, Westcock, Aulac (Westmorland Point), Mount Whatley, Point du Bute, Upper Point du Bute and Port Elgin in New Brunswick and Amherst, Fort Lawrence, and Tidnish in Nova Scotia. Dr. Trueman discusses the early settlement of Acadia, the expulsion of the Acadians, the struggles between the English and French, and the arrival of the New England and Yorkshire settlers.

Some names of settlers and their locations are given. A bibliography is included. There is also an article from the "Telegraph Journal", Saint John, 25 November 1933, describing the presentation of the paper.

Trueman, George F.

Militia Memories / by Colonel Walter W. White

  • CA MNBM 86
  • Fonds
  • 1943

This fonds consists of a manuscript book by Walter White about his militia memories from 1884 to 1942. It makes reference to the contingent sent to the Boer War from Saint John and describes White's experiences during the Halifax Explosion.

White, Walter W., Colonel

Loyalist and New Brunswick muster rolls and military records

  • CA MNBM 99
  • Collection
  • 1777-1811

This fonds includes muster rolls for: Black Pioneers, 1780; British Legion,1782; Guides and Pioneers, 1780; New Jersey Volunteers, 1778-1781; New York Volunteers, 1777; Queen's Rangers, 1780; Royal Artillery, Saint John, 1793; Prince of Wales Royal American Volunteers, 1777; King's American Regiment, 1777; Loyal American Regiment, 1777; Saint John City and County and Militia, 1809-1811.

Loyalist researchers (NB Museum)

William N. Smith

  • CA MNBM A 96
  • Fonds
  • 1850

This fonds contains a journal dated 1850 kept by William N. Smith during his voyage to Liverpool, England and back to Saint John. It provides details of daily life aboard ship and a record of the weather and setting of the course and sails. There are detailed illustrations, in both pencil and ink, of the "Susan" and other ships passed at sea as well as lighthouses.

Smith, William Nathan

Chapman family

  • CA MNBM Chapman family CB DOC
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1909

Fonds consists family and business correspondence, a deed, appointments to postmaster's position, business accounts, and essays. The business correspondence deals with shippings lumber aboard the Peake Bros. schooner, 1891-1892. Included are essays written by Howard Chapman on historical topics such as Halifax history, the Cape Tormentine breakwater and lumbering.

Chapman (family)

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