Fonds MC398 - Mowat family account book

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Mowat family account book

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  • Textual record

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CA PANB MC398

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  • 1847-1848 (Creation)
    Creator
    Mowat (family)

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1 cm of textual records

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(Branch begins in the 18th century)

Biographical history

The Mowat family who owned this book may have been descendants of Captain Thomas Mowat, a Loyalist seafarer, who settled in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Some of his descendants ran a ships' chandlery business in St. Andrews in the early 20th century.

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Scope and content

This book was originally begun as an exercise book by "Master R. Mowat May 28th 1839" and contains arithmetic exercises. The book has been turned over and the back contains a running account of charges for painting and other work on various ships. The work is specified and the names of the captains and the ships are given.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Sold to the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick by P.J. Fitzpatrick, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, on 23 March 1981.

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  • English

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