Items are a number of receipts with dates falling between 1949 and 1950. Included are the following: two receipts for water bills; one receipt for an Everyready Battery from Perry Electric and Supply Co.; a car insurance receipt for the Chevy; a lawn swing bill delivered by the Canadian Buffalo Sled Co. Ltd.; a receipt from Alden Hicks for pressing 16 tons of hay; two receipts from Perry Electric and Supply Co. for repairs to the Philco radio; a property tax receipt for 53 Lansdowne Street; one coupon for a pen from Federal Pen in Trois-Riviere, Quebec; and a news clipping about Dr. George J. Trueman, former president of Mount Allison University.
This collection contains clippings and photocopies of articles from a local Charlotte County newspaper called the St. Croix Courier. The topics of these articles can include events from local Charlotte County history, special ceremonies or meetings, important places, obituaries and death notices, and news. Some standout articles include a souvenir album on the visit of Prince Charles and Princess Diana to St. Andrews, and an article on people from Charlotte County who moved to California for the Gold Rush.
Item is a blue and white square program with advertisements on the top and bottom of each page. End page details components of harness horse equipment. "Sackville Downs Raceway Performances and Official Program"
The fonds consists of diaries and a paybook. The diaries describe enlistment, training in barracks, shipping off to Europe from Halifax, and his experiences on the front line in France including at the battle of the Somme, and the armistice in 1918 then heading for home. The diaries are detailed and well written giving a vivid picture of life in the trenches. They also include his impressions of London, England, France and Belgium.
Some loose papers and ephemera related to his military service were filed in the paybook. There is also a card from the Grand Lodge of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen of Cleveland Ohio which exempts him from all dues and assessments during military service. Also included with the paybook is a newsclipping and a card from a Paris hotel.
The fonds consists of documents prepared after the abandonment of the Peruvian Congress in1882. There is a protest or formal written declaration by the crew reporting the circumstances of the incident and a copy of the transactions subsequent to registry for evidence. The declaration was received and signed by William Henry D'Arcy Porter, notary public at Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar). The protest provides detailed information on the events of the voyage with some names of crew, their titles, and the type of cargo on board. These documents are probably the copies sent back to New Brunswick for the information of the ship's owners.
Many of the documents in this collection are related to the operation of George McKenzie's tidal mill and other business ventures in Mascarene, including business correspondences, legal affairs, shipping operations, orders, bills, and receipts. More personal correspondences involving the family matters of Hector and Julia McKenzie are also included.