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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)

Bliss family

  • CA MNBM ID1104
  • Fonds
  • 1790 - 1893

This fonds includes correspondence and legal documents of Jonathan Bliss, 1790-1822. There is also correspondence and other material of William Bowers Bliss (1834-1863).

Bliss (family)

Hubbard family

  • CA MNBM ID123
  • Fonds
  • 1738 - 1875

This fonds consists of family papers including estate and land title documents, personal correspondence of both William and Nathaniel and private financial records. Many records created by Nathaniel in the course of his work are also present, including court books (1826-1860) for Sunbury Co. containing 560 petty civil cases (Hubbard as magistrate); working files of Nathaniel Hubbard as supervisor of public works, including his accounts and reports of construction and repair of Great Road from Nashwaak to Finger Board (ca. 50 miles); and work with the provincial government, commissioners, surveyors, contractors, and labourers in road and bridge work, 1825-1856. There are also working files of Nathaniel Hubbard as commissioner for Gagetown Canal, 1840-1844;

Records created by both father and son as magistrate and registrar of Sunbury Co. include property records for Burton, Lincoln, Maugerville, Sheffield and other parishes and marriage licenses and bonds for Sunbury Co. residents, 1788-1826. There are also documents belonging to Richard Floyd (New York and Maugerville), 1738-1784; and a journal, Rev. Samuel Clarke in account with Leveritt DeVeber, 1831-1842;

Hubbard, William

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)

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.

Chaloner (family)

J.A. Inches report

  • CA MNBM ID1991
  • Fonds
  • 24 May 1866

This report was prepared for Lieutenant-Governor Arthur Hamilton Gordon by Lieutenant-Colonel J.A. Inches on 24 May 1866. It discusses in detail the activities of the Fenians in the Calais, Maine, and St. Stephen, New Brunswick, on 23 and 24 May 1866.

Inches, James A., Lieutenant-Colonel, b. ca. 1832

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.)

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)

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.)

John F. Moorhead

  • CA MNBM ID413
  • Collection
  • [19??]-1963

This collection consists of research notes and material about the Anglican church in New Brunswick collected by Moorhead. There are notes on histories of Anglican churches in New Brunswick, including a copy of the vestry minutes of Trinity Church, Saint John, 1790-1825. There are also press clippings and printed ephemera about church history including the120th anniversary of St. George's Church, Saint John, 1941 and memorial pamphlets from Trinity Church, Saint John. Published booklets on the histories of the diocese of Fredericton and the parish of Fredericton are also included. There is also an extract from a diary, listing dates of events in the Anglican Church in New Brunswick and notes on records kept in cathedrals in the province.

Moorhead, Rev. John Francis

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