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St. Andrews Library Fonds

  • CA CCA MC26
  • Item
  • 1820 - 1858

3 books from the first St Andrews Library. Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott; An Apology for the Bible by Rev. Richard Watson; An Autumn near the Rhine.

Log Book of Princess Royal

  • CA CCA MC20
  • Item
  • 10 March 1842 - 11 May 1843

Log Book of the Brig Princess Royal, built by William Allison Broderick at Parrsboro, N.S. in 1840. It was registered at the port of Halifax in January, 1941, James Ratchford and George Humphray, owners. Registerd at St. Andrews, July 1841 to Frederick A. Babcock, Thomas Turner, Robert Walton and Harris Hatch, John Rodgers, Harris Anderson Hatch, Daniel Smith Morrison (Gentlemen) , Richard Milton Andrews (Barrister at Law), John Stephen Jarvis, (sail maker), Henry ONeill and James Healy (Butchers), George McCullouch (Merchant), John Irwin (Pedler), James Clarke (Pilot), Samuel Getty and Charles Williams (grocers). Samuel McCurdy (School Master), James Burgess (Carpenter). Registry changed to Cork, 1847. It covers voyages to the West Indies and Liverpool.(March 10 1842 - May 11 1843.)

Account of trial for murder, Thomas Hutchingson

  • CA CCA MC208
  • Item
  • 1942 - ?

This personal account lists all those concerned in the trial and conviction of Hutchings for the murder of Bernice Connors near Black's Harbour, 7 June 1942. Both Hutchings and the trial were held in St. Andrews.George Goodeill wrote the account of the trial and the events leading up to it. Goodiell supposedly, disputes some of the information given in the book "Six for the Hangman". The item is also accompanied by newspaper clippings from September-December,1942.

Goodeill, George

Recollection of the St. Andrews Brewery Well and Foundry

  • CA CCA MC119
  • Item
  • 1978 - ?

Describes wells and fire tanks near the Thompson home on Queen Street used before water was piped from Chamcook Lake. A second article describes the old foundry on Water Street.

Thompson, Bessie

Harris Hatch land grant

  • CA CCA MC613
  • Item
  • 1818

This collection consists of a Crown land grant (1818) given to Harris Hatch for property on the Digedeguash River. Wax seal attached.

Hatch, Harris

Reverend John Fryer Petition

  • CA CCA MC16
  • Item
  • 1841

Consists of two petitions, one from John Fryer and One from James Curtain regarding the operation of ferries between Chitty's Cove and Joe's Point in St. Andrews and the American side (1841).

Family History of Reverend Samuel Andrews

  • CA CCA MC28
  • Item
  • 1786

Family history of Rev. Samuel Andrews, first rector in St. Andrews, from 1786. History of Wallingford, Conn. With biographical sketch of Rev. S. Andrews, "Historical references to William Andrews of New Haven, Conn.", "The family of Lucian Cone Andrews", (booklet), letter from L.B. Andrews concerning the Andrews-Andrus family (1936) and genealogy of Rev. S. Andrews and wife, H. Skelton.

General Store of John Grimmer

  • CA CCA MC43
  • Item
  • 1832 - 1833

Ledger records daily business activities related to General Store and Blacksmith work ; pages record as many as thirty transactions per sheet for purchases and blacksmith services ; many names are repeated throughout the documents ; and indicate an active and thriving business ; items sold include such dry goods as flannel, skeins of thread, and cotton, pints of rum and wine, fish, shoes, ox ring and shoes, tobacco, and molasses.

Sea Coast Resorts (of the Atlantic Coast)

  • CA CCA MC51
  • Item
  • 1892 - 1893

Sea Coast Resort and Eastern Maine, New Brusnwick, Nova Scotai, Prince Edward Isld. and Cape Breton 1892 ; published by the International Steamship Co. ; an illustrated guide book to the coast of Maine and the Maritime Provinces it includes travel information and prices of tickets ; books provide scenic photographs, stories, advertisements, maps, and travel information.

St. Andrews Society Dance Card

  • CA CCA MC91
  • Item
  • December, 1866

One small invitation. Members of the St. Andrews Society included B.R. Stevenson, George Mowat, E.S. Polleys, Charles A. Kennedy, J.H. Whitlock. The dance was held in Gove Hall on Thursday 27th December, 1866 at 8:30 pm. The dance card was printed by J & A McMillan

St. Andrews Society

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