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Alonzo Stevens

  • CA MNBM ID4674
  • Fonds
  • 1902, 1967

This fonds consists of two certificates. One is Steven's military discharge certificate dated 1902, which contains age, physical description, military unit and date discharged. There is also a freeman's certificate, 1967, presented to Alonzo Stevens and several others in honour of their military service.

Stevens, Alonzo

B Company, 140th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

  • CA MNBM ID155
  • Fonds
  • 1915

This fonds consists of the nominal roll of B Company, in a leather-bound volume dated 1916. Information about enlisted men includes: names, addresses and place of birth; next of kin, their address and the relationship of kin; date of birth and enlistment as well as religion, nationality and pay rate. There are also 4 loose typed pages of the nominal roll which include regiment numbers, rank and platoon numbers. The first page provides the names of the non-commissioned officers.

Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Canadian Expeditionary Force. B Company, Battalion, 140

Barr family fonds

  • CA MNBM ID297
  • Fonds
  • 1709-1932

This fonds includes correspondence of the Barr family, 1873-1898 and family certificates, insurance policies and other records, 1709-1902. There is also a diary of F. H. Barr about trips through the Maritime provinces, 1881-1882, a diary of Ida Jane Harding, 1877-1880, and a muster roll of company no. 2, Saint John County Light Infantry, 1866.

Barr (family)

Benedict Arnold

  • CA MNBM ID1103
  • Fonds
  • 1783 - 1963

This fonds includes:

  • Correspondence, 1791-1902, primarily from Benedict Arnold;
  • Correspondence, Jonathan Bliss to Benedict Arnold, 1792-1800;
  • Land Papers, 1786-1796;
  • Legal papers, 1783-1794;
  • Statements, receipts, and other material 1785-1786;
  • Bills of exchange, 1791;
  • Biographical and genealogical material, 1791-1963

Arnold, Benedict, General

Canadian Expeditionary Force No. 4 Siege Battery

  • CA MNBM ID4811
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1919

The fonds consists of records of C.E.F. No. 4 Siege Battery. A nominal roll includes regimental numbers, name of corps, name and address of next of kin, country of birth, and place and date taken on strength. Information also includes place, date and name of ship of embarkation. There is also a roll of their first muster at Clarence Barracks, Portsmouth, which includes names, hospitals and nature of illness of those not present at muster.

There is typed history of the 4th Siege Battery describing voyage from Halifax, training in England, and battles fought in France. Also included are names and locations of other units travelling with the unit from Canada. There is considerable description of combat and troop movement. A list of troop movements provides dates, places in France and Belgium, with army units at each location.

There is also a casualties book which lists names of soldiers killed in action, died of wounds, wounded, suffering from other illnesses, transferred and 4 soldiers who returned home. The locations where the soldiers were killed in action are included.

There are some records about the administration of the canteen fund and Battery Association Fund and the photocopied obituary of William Smith (1976), a member of Battery.

There is also a nominal roll of the 131st Siege Battery which includes regimental numbers, ranks and names. Some names are marked with crosses to denote death.

Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Canadian Expeditionary Force. Siege Battery, 4

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

Clarence MacNaughton Steeves

  • CA MNBM ID58
  • Fonds
  • 1781-1956

This fonds includes:

  • genealogical notes;
  • correspondence;
  • newspaper clippings;
  • scrapbooks;
  • "A tin hat of two wars";
  • scrapbook and notes re Loylaist Burial ground (Old Publis Burial Ground) in Saint John
    Note: fonds needs arrangement and description

Steeves, Clarence McNaughton

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)

Francois-Lambert Bourneuf

  • CA MNBM ID1720
  • Fonds
  • 1853

This paper consists of a copy of specifications of a ship approximately 1100 to 1200 tons,1853.

Bourneuf, Francois-Lambert

Frederick David Foley

  • CA MNBM ID1856
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1919

This fonds consists of Frederick D. Foley's military appointment as a lieutenant, 1915; his death certificate; a personalized commemorative scroll and a memorial from King George V, both honouring the war dead.

There is also a postal card addressed to Mrs. Violet Foley of Loch Lomond Road, from Frederick, dated just 23 days before his death, letting her know a letter would soon follow.

Foley, Frederick David

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