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1889 Railway Timetable

  • CA THT 2009.2.1
  • Item
  • 10 June 1889

Item is a bulletin of train timetables and instructions for Monday 10 June 1889 signed by D. Pottinger, chief superintendent based in Moncton.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

  • CA CC MCC10
  • Fonds
  • [189?] - 1964

This fonds consists of staff registers listing engineers and firemen employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company; letter books containing CPR staff appointments; a payroll book including the salaries received by Carleton County residents; timetables; staff bulletins containing news about company operations; and publications of "The Spanner," a magazine published by the CPR, issues dating from 1848-1864 .

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Capt. William Pringle Certificate

  • CA THT 2009.19.1
  • Item
  • ca. 1879

Item is a framed membership certificate to the Shipmaster's Association awarded to Captain William Pringle.

Captain James McLeod Collection

  • CA CCA MC49
  • Collection
  • 1882 - 1888

Documents concerned with ships owned by this company possibly came from St. George as Capt. James McLeod came from there ; these include 2 letters to James McLeod offering him the position as ship's Captain for the Bark J. Walter Scammell ; ship's owners are Scammell Brothers, Ship Brokers and Commission Merchants with offices in Saint John, New Brunswick and New York ; Carvill, McKean & Co. commission Bark Maud Scammell with James McLeod as captain to ship goods from Saint John to Galway Ireland, dated 19 June 1982 - trip expected to take 12 days ; Carey, Yale & Lambert, freight brokers, chartered the Maud Scammell to sail direct from Charleston, South Carolina to Lliverpool England direct date- 6 November 1882 ; document form the Custom House District and Port of New York confirm that on July 21, 1883 James McLeod was captain of the Bark J Walter Scammell which would deliver 800 tons of Kentucky tobacco to Bordeaux France ; a Bill of Health from the United State government confirm that all 16 people aboard the J. Walter Scammel on July 26 1884 do not have the plague or any other dangerous or contagious disease ; Scammell Brothers charter party on November 18 1884 from New York to Dunkirk, France ; the Bark also sailed to Buenoas Ayres for the some of $60 gold dated November 6, 1887 ; final Charter is dated July 23, 1888 and directs ship from Amsterdaam to New York.

McLeod, James

Central Railway Company Ltd

  • CA PANB MC67
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1887

This fonds consists of the records of the planning phase of the Central Railway Company's development. It includes letters to the secretary of the company, Julius Inches, from the directors, including Charles Burpee, MP, John Ferris, MP, Alexander (Boss) Gibson, and C.A. Wetmore; petitions for funds and rails to both the provincial and federal governments; some estimates and surveys of the route. Much of the correspondence comes from Caleb Wetmore who pursued a suit in the equity courts against the company between 1884-1887.

Central Railway Company

Charles Warren Anderson railway

  • CA MNBM ID3414
  • Collection
  • 1846-1980

This fonds consists of historical correspondence, reports, acts, agreements and other material about New Brunswick railways. There are monthly payrolls of Salisbury and Harvey Railway, 1898-1901; accounts of the Albert Railway, 1877-1882; cancelled cheques and promissory notes of the N.B. Railway Co., 1884-1887; and records of the Northern and Western Railway Co., Railway Extension Co., and Cumberland Railway and Coal Co. The collection includes timetables, correspondence, lists of locomotives, notes, notices, newsletters and copies of newspaper articles.

Anderson, Charles Warren

Enquiry into the Empress of Ireland

  • CA MNBM ID179
  • Fonds
  • 16 June 1914 - 27 June 1914

This fonds consists of 4 bound volumes of typescripts and 1 folder dealing with the commission into the wreck of the "Empress of Ireland."

The 4 bound volumes are one of the sets of original copies made for the members of the commission and contain the verbatim evidence heard by the enquiry. Volume 1 - (2 copies) 16-19 June 1914 includes typed alphabetical index of volumes I and II. Volume III, 26-27 June 1914, includes the closing arguments. There is also a file folder including a certificate of appointment of commissioners; a photograph of commissioners, and a copy of a map prepared by Captain Kendall showing the course of the "Empress" and the supposed course of the "Storstadt".

Enquiry into the Empress of Ireland

George Campbell and Sons Ltd. Fonds

  • CA THT 1998.01
  • Fonds
  • 1893 - 1966

Fonds consists of five archival items pertaining to George Campbell and Sons Ltd., including two receipts and one tax bill made out to George Rogers, a long-term employee of the George Campbell and Sons Ltd.

George Campbell and Sons Ltd.

George Leslie Brown

  • CA MNBM S 99B
  • Collection
  • 1861-1961

This collection consists of the correspondence relating to railway history involving requests for information on specific trains to/from George Brown. Some correspondence is printed with company letterhead. A few pieces of correspondence have documents attached which relate to railway history. There is a letter referring to a trip around the world by Nellie Bly, a New York City newspaper reporter with the remark that some portions of her trip were done by train.

Brown, George L.

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