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Ann (Haley) Berman

  • CA CCA MC 867
  • Item
  • [194-?]

This series contains the papers of Ann (Haley) Berman including a scrapbook compiled by Ann with a detailed map of New Brunswick on the cover. Newspaper and magazine clippings collected in the scrapbook concern significant New Brunswick places and landmarks, people, and events from the 1940s. Some notable cut-outs include articles on Dochet, or St. Croix, Island, fires in St. George including a two-storey wooden frame 1800's house, customs officers at Upper Mills, lighthouse and fog stations in the Bay of Fundy and their keepers, the Home and School Association on Campobello, fishing in Blacks Harbour and other areas of the Bay of Fundy, and mysterious moose carcass near St. George. The scrapbook also contains clippings on the city of Saint John’s history, some of New Brunswick’s earliest settlers, famous families and individuals such as Lord Beaverbrook or Charles Saint Etienne de La Tour, New Brunswick hospitals and the Red Cross, hunting and fishing, and global events like post World War II talks between Britain, the U. S. and Russia.

Benjamin Atherton Records

  • CA FRM MS12
  • Fonds
  • 1771-1785

This small series provides information on Atherton's business dealings and official duties.

Atherton, Benjamin

Mather Byles

  • CA UNB MG H 2
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1786

The Mather Byles letterbooks are held as Volume 25 of the Winslow Family fonds. The five letterbooks contain holographic copies of letters written by Mather Byles to Edward Winslow during 1784-1786 when Byles was in Halifax and Saint John. Byles informs Winslow of events in Halifax as they occur and thanks Winslow for his support on both a financial and influential level.

Arrangement is chronological.

Byles, Mather

Benedict Arnold and Monson Hayt

  • CA UNB MG H 3
  • Fonds
  • 1790

This fonds includes legal documents relevant to the litigation process between Arnold and Hayt in 1790.

Arnold, Benedict, General

Parlee Family fonds

  • CA KCHAS 1
  • File
  • 1776 - 1790

This fonds contains.....

Arnold, Benedict, General

Smart family

  • CA MNBM ID2345
  • Fonds
  • 1793-1804

The fonds consists of an extraction book and a letter. The extract book, dated 1793, belonged to Maria Ann Smart of Saint John. There is a note on the inside cover stating the book was a present from Miss Street. An index is included. This book contains handwritten copies of verse, prose, and hymns by various people, including friends.

The letter, dated 1804, is addressed to Elizabeth Smart, at Fredericton by her sister Frances Ager, living in Windsor, England. The letter describes her living quarters near Windsor Castle and discusses her husband's employment at the Castle. She writes of seeing Royalty pass by en route to St. George's Chapel. The letter also mentions the couple's two daughters, as well as relatives living in England.

Smart family

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)

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.

Challoner family (Saint John)

John Venner Thurger

  • CA MNBM ID110
  • Fonds
  • 1824 - 1831

This fonds consists of a letter book of John Venner Thurgar, 1827-1831 and a receipt book of business transactions for Robinson & Thurgar, 1824-1829.

Thurgar, John Venner

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