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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

Saint John Jewish Historical Society

  • SJJHM 5
  • Fonds
  • 1982 -

As an organizational history, the records are nearly complete and include the constitution, correspondence, reports, financial records, membership, and documentation of activities and events from 1986 to the present. Three publications – From Our Grandmothers Kitchens (cookbook - 1989), Weaving the Past Into the Present (history – 1989 and 2008) and The History of the Saint John Jewish Community (video – 1990 and 2008) have been produced by the museum. Museum's activities have also been well documented through scrapbooks and photograph albums from 1986 through the present time.

Saint John Jewish Historical Society

Beatteay family

  • CA MNBM ID1701
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1929

This fonds consists of property deeds, Methodist membership records, printed broadsheet, family history information, and a personal letter.

Beatteay family (Saint John)

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)

St. George's Society

  • CA MNBM ID2299
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1965

The fonds includes a circular letter about the St. George's Day celebrations of 1896 with a list of scheduled activities. There is an invitation to Mr. And Mrs. H.C. Lord to a dance; a St. George's Society Toast List of 1941; 2 programmes dated 1956 and 1959 and a song sheet. Also included is a letter of acknowledgement from Clementine Churchill for the messages of condolence sent by the Society on the death of Winston Churchill in 1965.

St. George's Society (Saint John, N.B.)

Saint Andrew's Society

  • CA MNBM ID261
  • Fonds
  • 1822-1966

This fonds consists of minute books, 1849-1925; account books, 1860-1946; year end accounts, 1937-1966; and a roll book. There are also scrapbooks titled "Historians Records" which contain programmes, reports, notices of meetings and newspaper clippings, 1903-1966.

Saint Andrew's Society (Saint John, N.B.)

St. Patrick's Society

  • CA MNBM ID477
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1911

The fonds consists of minutes of the St. Patrick's Society, 1910-1911. The minutes include information about the re-establishment of the Society, the executive and Board of Management members. There is a listing of charter members of the reorganized Society. There is also some information on membership dues. A written constitution and by-laws are also included.

St. Patrick's Society

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

Edmund Hillyer Duval family

  • CA PANB MC305
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1909

This fonds consists of personal records of Edmund Hillyer Duval and his children, namely, Marianne Duval, Amelia Duval, and Eliza Lury Duval Burditt and Lury's husband, William F. Burditt. There are also a very few records pertaining to Edmund H. Duval's work as an educator and member of Germain Street Baptist Church.

Edmund Hillyer Duval's records include manuscript copies of letters to various individuals relating to teachers' training (1848-1849); his estate papers; and a certificate of license to preach issued to him from Germain Street Baptist Church. Of particular interest are the materials pertaining to the descendants of Black Loyalists living at Loch Lomond or Willow Grove, near Saint John. These include a draft letter pertaining to the expenditure of funds for "ameliorating the condition" of blacks at Loch Lomond [1868], a memorandum of agreement for the construction of a meeting house at Willow Grove (1878), a brief account of the church's history, and a manuscript copy of a paper read at the opening of Willow Grove Church by Edmund H. Duval (1878).

Lury and William F. Burditt's and Marianne Duval's records each consist of a few pieces of correspondence. Of special interest are Amelia Duval's two dairies containing "scribblings" about her activities and interests. The 1900-[before 1907] volume records information on women's groups in Saint John, particularly the King's Daughters Society that worked with working-class girls and women in the port city.

Lastly, the fonds includes genealogy material on the Duval family, such as biographical notes and newspaper clippings.

Duval family (Edmund Hillyer)