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Maritime Union Study

  • CA PANB MC222
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1970

The fonds consists of the correspondence, research notes, transcripts of hearings, minutes of meetings, press clippings and assembled background material arranged by project. Under the general government project is included tax policy, administration, personnel policy and uniformity of legislation. The development project includes regional development, industrial development, transportation, tourism and natural resources, including off-shore minerals. The social policy project examines education, public health, Medicare and welfare. Under intergovernmental relations all levels of government, including municipal were considered, as well as constitutional questions. Regulation and licensing functions were also studied.

The fonds also includes correspondence, reports and briefs from individuals and organizations, arranged alphabetically. There are transcripts of speeches and debates and the results of an opinion poll conducted by Market Facts of Canada. A complete set of publications produced by the study is included.

Maritime Union study

St. Paul's United Church (Fredericton)

  • CA PANB MC225
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1981

This fonds consists of administrative and financial records of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church (later St. Paul's United Church of Canada) and of its various groups and societies. It includes minutes of meetings of the Congregational, Trustee, Building Committee, Pulpit Selection Committee, and the Dr. J. Arthur Forbes Memorial Committee; Session records; Treasurers' books; pew rental books; contributions books; bank books; receipts; annual reports; membership books; and records relating to the election of Elders.

Also included are a combination of minutes, financial records, membership and other records of the Guild, the Ladies Aid Society, the Women's Auxiliary, the Sunday School, the Women's Foreign Missionary Society, the Cecilia Sutherland Missionary Society, the Men's Club, the Choir, the Canadian Girls in Training (C.G.I.T.), the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor, and the Young People's Club.

Lastly, the fonds contains records of communions, baptisms, marriages, and burials; legal records; records pertaining to the church's 150th anniversary; and copies of printed music, yearbooks, and published material, including a brief history of St. Paul's Church for the years 1832-1932.

St. Paul's United Church (Fredericton, N.B.)

Waterloo (ship)

  • CA PANB MC226
  • 1821-1826, [ca. 1885]

This fonds documents the timber trading activities of the ship "Waterloo" as transacted by its owners John Ward & Sons, of Saint John and their agents, between 1821 and 1826. It consists of a disbursment book that records the purchase of provisons and the hiring of labour for 10 timber voyages. Items and services purchased include foodstuffs, household supplies, insurance, rum, paint, oil, medical attendances, clothing, cartage, surveying, hauling and custom duties. For the most part, the names of the captains and seamen receiving wages, the amounts paid, and the type of labour performed are recorded. Occasionally expenses paid on the seamen's behalf, such as washing, tobacco, and rum are noted. Statements of sales of timber and cargo at Liverpool, statements of profit and loss, and accounts of cargos are also included.

A number of newspaper clippings, [ca. 1885], on a variety of subjects, such as shipping, steamboats, railways, bridges, politics, crime, and charitable organizations, relating primarily to the city of Saint John, were found tucked between the pages of the disbursement book. This material is also included with the fonds.

Waterloo (ship)

Chipman United Church

  • CA PANB MC227
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1981

This fonds contains the administrative records of the Red Bank Presbyterian Church, the Salmon Creek Presbyterian Church, the Chipman Presbyterian Church, and the Chipman United Church as well as records relating to church societies, organizations, and committees.

It consists of minutes of Sessions, minutes of congregational and Board of Trustee meetings, and church registers (communion rolls, baptisms, marriages, burials). Also included are minutes of the Women's Missionary Society, the United Church Women, and of the Red Bank Cemetery Committee as well as a pew rental book for the Salmon Creek church.

Chipman United Church (Queens Country, N.B.)

Wheaton Brothers

  • CA PANB MC228
  • 1854-1904

This fonds consists of the business records of Wheaton Brothers. It includes 2 day books (1855-1864, 1885-1891) and a single account ledger (1854-1864, 1893-1904). The day books provide such detailed information as names of customers, dates of transactions, goods and products sold, services rendered, amounts charged, and payments received. There is also information pertaining to the hiring of workers, particularly, their date of hiring, term of employment, and wage promised.

The account ledger contains individual customer accounts that provide detailed information on goods and services purchased, amounts charged, and payments received. Frequently, the customer's place of residence is noted. The firm's customers lived in Sackville, Shediac, Amherst, Shemague, Salisbury, Petitcodiac, Coverdale, Tignish, Jolicure, Dorchester, and elsewhere.

The fonds also contains Frank Wheaton's accounting exercise book or work book, which provides information on 19th century accounting practices. He may have been a student in the commercial department of Sackville Academy in the 1870s.

Lastly, there are a few household accounts of Hedley Hicks with Sackville merchants dating to the 1930s, along with a very few household accounts of E. A. Wheaton dating to the same period.

Wheaton, Daniel and Elisha

Queens Own Lodge No. 96, British Order of Good Templars

  • CA PANB MC232
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1933, predominant 1866-1889

The fonds contains the minute book of Queens Own Lodge No. 96 Order of Good Templars from 1866 to 1881 and the minute book of Queens Own Lodge No. 184 from 1886 to 1889. Minutes record installation and expulsion of members, and sometimes note the talks and social activities following the meeting.

There is a financial secretary's ledger (1930-1933) which records the payment of dues by individual members. There are some loose financial records, an undated charter of the lodge, and the script of a short temperance play or skit. There are also 2 rule books, the "Blue book for the use of subordinate divisions of the order of the Sons of Temperance", 1857 and "Ritual for the subordinate lodges of the Independent Order of Good Templars", 1894.

British Order of Good Templars. Queens Own Lodge No. 96 (Cambridge Narrows, N.B.)

T.H. Swift and Sons

  • CA PANB MC235
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1973

This fonds consists largely of the financial records of T. H. Swift and Sons businesses. The records of the store include bound ledgers and account books, 1934-1965, and other loose financial records and correspondence, 1926-1973. There are invoices, orders and shipping records as well as inventory records, some customers accounts and banking records. There are also payroll, income tax and insurance records.

The records of Lockowan Coal Company include financial and banking records and some time sheets for workers handling explosives, 1932-1947.

Personal and business records of Rene Swift, 1925-196, include financial and investment records, souvenirs and records of his work with local service clubs and charities. There are also some records of the Peerless Construction Company, 1937-1940. Plans of the general store and the Minto Coal Company office, 1942, are available in the map section.

T.H. Swift and Sons (Minto, N.B.)

Fraser family

  • CA PANB MC236
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1946

This fonds consists of the business records of John Fraser and his sons, Albert J. Fraser and David Fraser. It includes ledgers, day books, receipts, and accounts relating to the store at Black Brook (Loggieville), as well as accounts for David Fraser's fox ranching business. Also included are a court summons addressed to Albert J. Fraser and a few documents relating to the issue of price controls during the Second World War.

Fraser family (Descendants of John McKenzie Fraser)

Michael Samuel & Sons

  • CA PANB MC240
  • Fonds
  • 1811-1857

The fonds contains the business records of Michael Samuel and his sons, Michael Jr., Joseph J., William E. and Samuel G. A few records relate to the partnership of John Joseph and Michael Samuel, and a number of letters were written to Michael Samuel, Sr. by his nephew, businessman Jonah Samuels of Dalhousie, N.B.

The fonds consists of correspondence; accounts; invoices; orders; receipts; bills of shipping, lading, and exchange; and a few legal records, including agreements.

Michael Samuel & Sons (Chatham, N.B.)

Robert Douglass and Charles Douglass land surveyors

  • CA PANB MC244
  • 1823-1906

This fonds documents the professional activities of both Robert Douglass and his son, Charles K. S. Douglass, as land surveyors. It consists of Robert Douglass’s field book, dating from 1848-1851, which records surveying work undertaken by him, as well as two practice / copy books, the first dating from 1836-1856, and the second to 1848, both containing geometry problems, drawings, theorems, and other sketches, as well as samples of plans, writing, and different alphabets. Towards the back of the 1836-1856 volume are several reflections and poems composed by Robert Douglass between 1843 and 1856. There are also a very few loose documents – 1 sample plan, 3 poems, and 1 blank petition for the purchase of land for settlement.

Charles Douglass’s professional records consist of business correspondence, orders for surveys, returns of surveys (including sketches), survey sketches, and statements of expenses, as well as circulars and regulations.

Also included are approximately 67 maps or plans that were prepared by, or that show grants of land that were surveyed by, either Charles Douglass, Robert Douglass, Alfred Layton, William John Layton, E. R. Rutledge, or R. D. Jago. Most of the maps, sketches, plans, and surveys are of property located in Kent County. A very few are of property in Queens County. The fonds also includes a few of Charles Douglass's personal and legal records, most notably, deeds, road tax certificates and school assessment notices.

The returns of survey and survey sketches are located with the textual records. The maps and plans have been moved to PANB's Map Section.

Douglass, Robert

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