Fonds ID1723 - James Bradley

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James Bradley

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  • 1828-1861 (Creation)
    Bradley, James

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1.5 cm of textual records

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(fl. 1825-1861)

Biographical history

James Bradley was made a freeman of the city of Saint John, New Brunswick, in 1825 and was a mail contractor. He delivered the mail between Saint John and Fredericton, New Brunswick, from 1828 to 1831 under the terms of an agreement in writing with Charles Drury, Postmaster General at Saint John. He also entered into a partnership with James Green, operating Bradley & Green's Accommodation Stage between Saint John and Fredericton in 1846.

"New Brunswick Courier," 28 March 1846, p. 4, col. 4

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This fonds consists of a contract to carry mail between Saint John and Fredericton for a three year period, beginning in 1828, and way bills detailing passengers and cargo, 1841-1845. It also includes records of land transactions and a freeman certificate from Saint John.

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Donated by Miss Jane Anne Bradley, 1931


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  • English

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