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David Wetmore Jr.

  • CA MNBM ID116
  • Fonds
  • 1855 - 1879

This fonds consists of a business ledger of David Wetmore, Jr., which contains references to surveyors and operations within the lumbering camp.

Wetmore, David Jr.

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)

Nelson Arnold

  • CA MNBM ID1680
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1892

This fonds consists of a notebook belonging to Nelson Arnold, 1857-1884. It includes financial records, election returns of the Dominion election of 1887, notes on deaths and Arnold family genealogy.

Arnold, Nelson

John B. Galkin insurance policies

  • CA MNBM ID1745
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1871

These insurance policies, dated 1870-1871, include marine insurance for two ships and fire insurance for properties in Saint John and Sussex Corner, New Brunswick.

Calkin, John B.

Christ Church (Norton, N.B. : Anglican)

  • CA MNBM ID1762
  • Fonds
  • 1797, 1811-1922

This fonds consists of 2 file folders containing typewritten copies of records from Christ Church, Norton. Included are 3 volumes of vestry minutes, 1811-1922; record of marriages, 1896-1913; burials, 1845-1915; deed ,1797, and miscellaneous historical and biographical notes.

Christ Church (Norton, N.B. : Anglican)

Upham Parish petition

  • CA MNBM ID2059
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1861

This fonds consists of a petition to the Lt. Governor and the government of New Brunswick.

Fonds contains:

Petition. -1854. - Request by Upham residents to alter shire or move it to location in or near Hampton Ferry

Upham Parish

George G.G. Scovil

  • CA MNBM ID2319
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1915

The fonds consists of military commissions and muster rolls belonging to George Scovil. The military commissions are for George G.G. Scovil as ensign (1865) and captain (1866) of Company 8, Fourth Battalion, Kings County Militia. There are also two muster rolls. One belonged to Captain G.G. Scovil, of Company 8, Fourth Battalion, Kings County Militia (1866) and contains names, ages, marital status and active or sedentary status of the members of the company.

The other muster roll, for the same company, originally belonged to a Captain W.B. Scovil, Company 8, Fourth Battalion, King's County Militia and contains names, ages, marital status and active or sedentary status.

Scovil, George Godfrey Gilbert

Allan H. Wetmore

  • CA MNBM ID2472
  • Collection
  • 1877-1934

The collection consists of the typescripts of 2 papers delivered by Wetmore, newspaper photographs, a legal document, and printed material about the metric system. One of the papers, delivered to the Fortnightly Club in Saint John on 18 February 1934, contains a wealth of information about buildings (architecture) in Saint John. The other paper, delivered 4 May 1914 to the Saint John Board of Trade, discusses the advantages of the metric system. Copies of this paper may have been sent with the Saint John Board of Trade's resolution on adoption of the metric system to Dr. J.W. Daniel, M.P., and to the Inland Revenue Department and the Decimal Association in London, England.

There are also photographs clipped from the Saint John "Evening Times Globe", sometime in the 1930s, showing Breeze's Corner (location is present day Bank of Nova Scotia, Charlotte Street) as it appeared in the 1930s and during the 1880s.

There is a contract, 1877, between John Magee of Saint John and H.H. Bowie & Co. of Montreal, Quebec for the construction of a villa, of brick and stone, at Mecklenburg Terrace. The architects were Croff & Camp, of New York. Details of construction, materials, and costs are provided. A John Magee was living at 17 Mecklenburg Street shortly before the fire which destroyed much of Saint John in 1877 and he is likely the same individual.

There is a typed copy of an Act to amend the Weights and Measures Act, pertaining to the metric system. There is also a copy of the resolution adopted by the Senate of the University of Toronto, 12 November 1913, in support of the metric system A few letters (1914) addressed to Allan Wetmore from the Federal Government of Canada regarding the metric system are included in this collection.

The printed material includes a brochure (1907) printed for the Kennebecasis Steamship Company with route maps, timetables, prices and photographs (some by Erb & Son, photographers) of the scenery en route. There is also a large chart entitled, "A Popular Explanation of the Metric System of Weights and Measures," issued by the Decimal Association of London, England.

Wetmore, Allan Hudson

James D. McKenna

  • CA MNBM ID412
  • Fonds
  • 1930

The fonds consists of correspondence and printed ephemera including invitations, souvenir programs, passes, booklets and menus from McKenna's trip to England in 1930.

McKenna, James Daly

George Otty

  • CA MNBM ID451
  • Fonds
  • 1787-1901

The fonds includes documents relating to approximately 300 civil cases, as well as extensive files on non-litigated land transactions, debt collections, and estate administration. Included is particularly interesting material on the legal aspects of constructing the railway through Kings County. While there are no criminal law files, there is considerable documentation arising from the role as clerk of the peace. Although the geographical focus is Kennebecasis Valley, other counties included are Albert, Queens and St. John.

Otty, George

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