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New Brunswick Electric Telegraph Company

  • CA PANB MC25
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1951, predominant 1935-1950

This fonds consists of correspondence, cancelled cheques, and minutes of director's meetings of the New Brunswick Electric Telegraph Company.

New Brunswick Electric Telegraph Company

D.D. Glasier and Son

  • CA PANB MC30
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1897

This fonds consists of accounts of timber sales (1857-1860) and timber rafts (May-June 1887); the day books of the D. D. Glasier and Son grocery store (1876-1898); and a letter from R. D. Wilmot (1894).

D.D. Glasier and Son (firm)

Colter family

  • CA PANB MC66
  • Fonds
  • 1829-1916, predominant, 1871-1916

The fonds contains primarily the business records of Alexander Colter and his son, George Colter. There are bonds received and issued, mortgages, election clippings, bank balances, commercial and legal records, and personal letters, including a few from George's son, Ashley. There are some small notebooks containing miscellaneous accounts, a surveyor's notes and diary entries. There is also a set of McKillop's "Commercial and Legal Record," a circular published weekly in Saint John from 1894-1896. An account book for an unknown business concern, probably a sawmill, dated 1829-1845, is also included.

Colter (family)

McFarlane Wagon Company

  • CA PANB MC68
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1926

This fonds consists of a folder of documents that were once kept in a three-ring binder. The documents appear to have been used to estimate the cost of parts and labour for manufacturing wagons by the McFarlane Wagon Company. There are lists of the prices of raw materials and parts, with detailed notations of the time taken to build specific parts of wagons. Also included are some detailed designs for wagons and wagon parts for many different purposes, such as the Cornwallis slovens, sloven wagons, farm wagons, crank wagons, spring slovens, gigger wagons, grocery express wagons, lumber trucks, mill wagons, and dump wagons. Sometimes the name of the customer who ordered the wagon is given. Some of the designs are signed with the initials J.W. McF., probably for James Walter McFarlane. A few invoices from suppliers and lists of materials purchased from suppliers are also included.

McFarlane Wagon Company (Nashwaaksis, N.B.)

William Fruing Company

  • CA PANB MC82
  • Fonds
  • 1829-1947

This fonds consists of 23 series of financial records including ledgers, day books, waste books, cash books, invoice books, receipt books, inventory books, journals and other accounting records.

Microfilmed copies of company records for operations at Shippagan and Lameque, dating from 1827-1913, are available on 9 reels of microfilm. These records may differ from the textual records. See related records note for details on microfilm nos.

William Fruing Company (Gloucester County)

Fish family

  • CA PANB MC86
  • Microfilmed [ca. 1979]

The fonds contains ledger books from the Fish family businesses, including the blacksmith shop ledger, day accounts, invoice books, stock books and cash expenditure books. Some detail financial specifics for their blacksmithing interest, others record the details of the general merchandise store and the lumber yard holdings.

Fish, James (family)

J. & J. Miller & Co.

  • CA PANB MC189
  • Fonds
  • April 1880

This fonds consists of two legal items relating to J. & J. Miller & Co.: (1) A dissolution of partnership agreement, dated 22 April 1880, between James Miller, Sr. and James Miller, Jr., John Miller and John Cumming Miller, and Charles Alexander Duff Miller and David Elder Miller, and (2) An agreement, dated 23 April 1880, between John Miller et al and James Miller, Jr. regarding the latter's employment as manager of the company.

J. & J. Miller & Co. (Millerton, N.B.)

George Moffat land grant

  • CA PANB MC190
  • Fonds
  • 1862

This document is a deed of conveyance, dated 1862, from George and Mary Moffat to the Crown of lots 181 and 182 located in the town of Dalhousie, N. B. The Moffats acquired title to this property in 1858.

Moffat, George

Sussex Cheese and Butter Company

  • CA PANB MC209
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1974, 1949-1966

The fonds consists of a complete set of minute books for the Sussex Cheese and Butter Company, 1898-1974, and one minute book for the Millstream Creamery, 1949-1966.

Sussex Cheese and Butter Company (Sussex, N.B.)

Read Stone Co. Ltd.

  • CA PANB MC224
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1946

This fonds consists of the business and financial records of the Read Stone Co. Ltd. as well as family correspondence and other personal records. It includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, letterbooks, general ledgers, day books, cash books, accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers, order books, sales invoices, survey records, bills of lading and other shipping records, invoices, accounts, receipts, bank books, cancelled cheques, draft notes, and time books. Family records include correspondence, diaries, photographs, and material pertaining to the Independent Order of Foresters.

There are also brochures, labels, advertising boards, catalogues of various suppliers, almanacs, grindstone and rock samples. Lastly the fonds includes several annual reports and statements of the Dominion Steel Corp. and British Empire Steel Corporation (1920s), issues of the journals, The Maritime Merchant (1920s) and the Contract Record & Engineering Review (1910s), and a copy of an unpublished thesis entitled, "The Cumberland Basin grindstone industry by James D. Snowden," (1972).

Read Stone Comapny

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