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Jarvis family

  • CA MNBM ID418
  • Fonds
  • 1763-1922

This fonds consists of legal, business, and personal records relating primarily to Munson Jarvis, his son William Jarvis, his grandson William Munson Jarvis or members of their families.

The bulk of the fonds consists of hundreds of personal and business letters addressed to John Murray Bliss, Albinia Boyd, Amelia Janetta Haviland, Mary Caroline Boyd Jarvis, Edward Boyd, Isabella Jane Boyd, Jane Barclay Boyd, Jane Boyd, John Boyd Sr., John Boyd Jr., Anna Maria Jarvis, Mary Rowe Boyd, James William Boyd, Helen Leith B. Brecken, Frederick de St. Croix Brecken, Robert Fraser Hazen, William Hubbard, William Jack, Edward James Jarvis, Henry Fitzgerald Jarvis, Munson Jarvis, Ralph Munson Jarvis, Samuel Jarvis, Stephen Jarvis, William Jarvis, or William Munson Jarvis.

Legal records include documents and correspondence relating to the estates of Dr. John Boyd, Jr., Albinia Wright Boyd, Jane Barclay Boyd, Isabella Jane Boyd, John Boyd, Sr., Mary Rowe Boyd, Laura Boyd Scovil Wall, and William Henry Scovil. They also include promissory notes; bills of sale for slaves, ships and other items; agreements; contracts; deeds; powers of attorney; depositions; arrest warrants; return of votes at elections; convictions; orders; examination of witness (bastardy case); and rules and orders of the Friendly Fire Club.

Business records include Munson Jarvis' account books for various transactions, some of which record names of customers and items sold; insurance on vessels; rentals of stoves, bellows, and anvils; stock in his shop; and wages of workers and servants.

Personal records include William Munson Jarvis' lecture and research notes on New Brunswick history and the development of the Church of England in New Brunswick; his addresses, lectures, and speeches on various religious themes including Sunday schools; correspondence pertaining to religious issues; and printed religious material primarily relating to the Church of England and its societies. They also include Jarvis genealogical material, correspondence relating to the New Brunswick Rifle Association, William Munson Jarvis' grammar school reports and attendance cards, and newspaper clippings.

Jarvis (family)

Horace H. Van War Loyalist collection

  • CA MNBM ID101
  • Collection
  • 193-?

This fonds consists of copies of archival records and printed works about Loyalists, assembled by Van Wart, probably sometime in the 1930s. There is information about Loyalists in both Ontario and New Brunswick. Some of Van Wart's correspondence is included.

Wart, Horace H. Van

Henry B. Brown

  • CA MNBM ID1730
  • Fonds
  • 1786

This fonds consists of 4 pages dealing the accounts of Henry Brown's legal work for April, July, and September terms of 1786.

Brown, Henry Barlow

Hazen and Chipman

  • CA MNBM ID3001
  • Fonds
  • 1764-1899

This fonds includes:

  • Estate papers of William Hazen;
  • Estate papers of M. Jarvis 1786-1876;
  • Correspondence, Business and personal papers of William Hazen;
  • Correspondence and other materials re Simonds, Hazen and White Litigation 1764-1812;
  • Business papers of Ward Chipman Sr. 1785-1870;
  • Chipman Sr. litigation papers;
  • Legal notes by Ward Chipman;
  • Criminal Cases 1786-1812;
  • Commissions of Oyer & Terminer 1796-1812;
  • Civil litigation 1783-1836;
  • Inquests into the causes of death 1787-1812;
  • Land transaction papers1762-1856;
  • New York Admirality Court papers 1765-1882;
  • Materials related to the city of Saint John;
  • Business and personal papers of R.F. Hazen Ward Chipman Jr.

Hazen and Chipman (family)

Crookshank family

  • CA MNBM ID436
  • Fonds
  • 1786-1967

This fonds consists primarily of family correspondence and legal records. It includes correspondence between Harry Crookshank of Stromness, Orkney and Andrew Crookshank, 1808-1810, correspondence of Robert William Crookshank senior, 1819-1861, and correspondence of Robert W. Crookshank, Jr., 1841-1900. There are also deeds, leases, mortgages and other documents of Crookshank family, 1786-1891, and genealogical information about the Crookshank and Thomson families.

Crookshank (family)

Harding family

  • CA MNBM ID158
  • Fonds
  • 1775-1909

This fonds includes personal correspondence of the Harding and Reed family, 1805-1849; wills and deeds primarily in Maugerville parish, 1775-1909; accounts and receipts of Capt. Jonathan Harding , 1793-1843; and receipts and accounts of other Harding family members, 1845-1849. There are also notes about the Reed and Harding families and a silhouette labelled Catherine Reed.

Harding (family)

Flewelling family

  • CA MNBM ID130
  • Fonds
  • 1788-1873

This fonds consists of deeds, bonds, wills of Flewelling family and 24 marriage licenses (mainly Saint John), 1846-1852.

Flewelling (family)

Brill family

  • CA MNBM ID1726
  • Fonds
  • 1795-1844

This fonds consists of family records including David Brill's appointment as captain in Queen's County militia, 1795, and returns of his company, 1801. There also the wills of David Brill, 1825, and Stephen Thomas, 1826. Deeds for sale of property between family members, 1806 and 1844 are also included.

Brill (family)

Buckingham family

  • CA MNBM ID1746
  • Fonds
  • 1803-1853

This fonds consists of letters from the Camp family in Lincoln, New Brunswick, to the Buckingham family in Connecticut, 1803-1853. The letters discuss family matters. There are also records of land holdings and other financial documents.

Buckingham (family)

Joseph W. Lawrence

  • CA MNBM ID5470
  • Fonds
  • [1880]-1886

The fonds consists of Joseph Lawrence's notes on New Brunswick history. The notes include an outline of the plans for an Arbor Day Tree Planting in conjunction with the 1883 Loyalist Centennial celebration in Saint John, N.B. A notebook provides biographical information on the Hon. George Street and L.A. Wilmot.

Also included is the reminiscences of Lawrence's association with Sir Leonard Tilley, (1835-1885) which provides details of their shared interests, especially politics. There are notes about 1783 early history of New Brunswick and an account of the Maria Anning trust deed. Joseph Lawrence was the chairman of this trust and the matter of the family dispute over a will was finally settled by the courts. There is also a list of persons admitted as attorneys and barristers from 1785-1836.

Lawrence, Joseph Wilson

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