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Palmer, O'Connell, Leger (law firm)

  • CA MNBM ID1135
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1880 - ca. 1970; predominant 1920-1929

This fonds consists of the firm's precedents and briefs with emphasis on the decade following 1920. Much of the collection reflects the work of Charles S. Sanford, M. Gerald Teed, and John P. Palmer. The fonds has a broad geographical span. The cases are civil, not criminal, with a focus on corporate and trust company law.

The fonds needs more detailed arrangement and description.

Palmer, O'Connell, Leger (law firm)

Allison Barlow Connell

  • CA CC MCC67
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1945

Fonds consists of legal documents and correspondence pertaining to Allison Barlow Connell's career as lawyer in Carleton County. There are signed mortgages, deeds, trusts, and leases involving clients of Allison Connell. These documents contain names, dates, and descriptions of transactions. Fonds also contains account information concerning the estates of Allison Connell, Charles Connell, and Lewis P. Fisher, Allison B. Connell's law partner who had made Connell an executor of his estate. Correspondence includes business letters from clients and business associates.

Connell, Allison Barlow

Jeremiah Mansfield Connell

  • CA CC MCC68
  • Fonds
  • 1830 - [186-?]

This fonds consists of documents related to Jeremiah M. Connell's activities as a land owner in Carleton County. There are land grants, J.M. Connell's probate, and an estate list which contains information on real estate and bank and farm stock owned by J.M. Connell. It also lists names of those indebted to J.M. Connell through bonds and mortgages. Fonds also contains records of these bonds, mortgages, and deeds, and J.M. Connell's account information.

Connell, Jeremiah Mansfield

Botsford family

  • CA MNBM ID2603
  • Collection
  • 1782-1913

This collection consists of Botsford family records donated by 4 different donors. Records relating to Amos Botsford include accounts payable, land records and records of annuities belonging to Deborah Murray. A list of the Loyalist settlement in the Annapolis/Digby area, Nova Scotia includes equipment and tools received from Amos Botsford and names of families. There are also complaints about Amos Botsford's handling of Loyalist claims.

Records relating to William Botsford include his receipt book, 1801-1829, for legal services rendered and testimonials and recommendations written for individuals including one for immigration purposes. There is also a copy of a warrant re William Botsford's salary as assistant judge. Documents pertaining to the Supreme Court case of Robert Crookshank and William Walker v. J. White, George Nowlan, and George Ketchum probably also belonged to William.

There are certificates and other personal papers belonging to Garrad Clopper, Harry G. Botsford of Boston, LeBaron Botsford and Sarah Cyper. Family and business correspondence, 1782-1913. Deeds for Botsford family property from 1797 to 1837 are also included.

There are also ephemeral items including Valentine's Day and other cards, and a printed poem by Maud Botsford entitled, "Our Boys," probably from the First World War. The apprenticeship indenture of Frederick Turner as a clerk and writer to Henry George Clopper of Wakefield, York, Co. N.B. is dated 1827.

There are family and legal papers relating to the Clopper, Murray and Ralph Cook estates. A plan of the Clopper farm in Fredericton is also included.

Botsford family (Sackville)

Sir John Douglas Hazen

  • CA MNBM S 89 - 1
  • Fonds
  • 1742-1918

This fonds includes:

  • Deeds of land in Massachusetts, receipts, bonds, correspondence and other materials in relation to Col. John Murray, 1720-1794 (distant relative to J.D. Hazen);
  • Correspondence and other materials of John Hazen ,1755-1828 (Sir John Douglas' great-grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of John Hazen ,1792-1851 (Sir John Douglas' grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of Robert L. Hazen ,1808-1874 (Col. John Murray was his grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of Frank B. Hazen (1852-1874);
  • Handwritten recipe book [18--]

Hazen, Sir John Douglas

Davidson family

  • CA MNBM ID792
  • Fonds
  • 1765-1955

This fonds consists of material from the practice of three generations of Newcastle (Northumberland County) lawyers, chiefly Allan A. Davidson, Jr. The legal documents reflect solicitor's work rather than civil litigation or criminal presentation. It includes material about expropriation by the Intercolonial Railway / Canadian National Railway and the forestry activities of Fraser Company. There are family documents, financial records and land records from 1795 to 1950. An account book belonging to Henry Gerrish, 1837-1840, is included as are the letterbooks of John Ambrose Street, Street & Kerr and Street & Davidson. There is also a journal of John Ambrose Street's voyage to England, 1817-1819.

Davidson family (Newcastle)

Robert Leonard Hazen

  • CA UNB MG H 14
  • Fonds
  • 1812-1873

This fonds documents the legal career of Robert L. Hazen as well as his personal life. Through legal and court records and household accounts, it also reflects everyday life in 19th century New Brunswick.

The fonds contains personal and business correspondence, personal and business accounts, cancelled cheques, receipts for servants' wages, and tax assessments. Legal records include court dockets, warrants, subpoenas, trial documents, judgments, contracts, and opinions.

Although most of the legal cases were civil rather than criminal and were tried in the Supreme Court, a few cases were heard in the Court of Chancery in England and the New Brunswick Chancery Court. Almost half the legal cases relate to Hazen's roles as solicitor of the Commercial Bank and recorder for the city of Saint John.

The documents in this fonds fall into four groups: Dockets; court cases (includes documents relating to the murder case, R. v. Leonard et al, 1839-40); legal papers and accounts (includes cases involving railways, debtors, delinquent tenants, and insurance claims); and personal accounts.

Hazen, Robert Leonard

Oswald Crocket

  • CA UNB MG H 17
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1913

This fonds documents Oswald Crocket's political and personal activities. It reflects his involvement with his constituency, particularly in relation to the militia, rural mail contracts, public works, election campaigns, and the Intercolonial Railway as well as his political activities in relation to government departments and agencies, such as fisheries, Indian affairs, inland revenue, the interior, justice, labour, Civil Service Board, and King's Printer.

The fonds consists of political and family correspondence, materials relating to the St. Andrew's Society of Fredericton (1830s-1950s), and newspaper clippings.

Crocket, Oswald Smith

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

Fairweather and Associates

  • CA PANB MC77
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1919

This fonds consists of materials dealing with estates, investments and sales. It also includes records of insurance and debt collection. The files of E. C. Coster (1904-1905) include the estate of Bishop Binney. The files of H. A. Brittain (1906-1916) include the estates of the Binney, Hamilton, Odell, Coster and Bliss families. The files of J. H. Fairweather and P. R. L. Fairweather (1917-1919) include various estate files and the files of A. C. Fairweather and Sons, insurance agents (1919).

Fairweather and Associates (Saint John, N.B.)

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