Fonds ID194 - Ward Chipman, Sr.

Titre propre

Ward Chipman, Sr.

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  • Document textuel

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  • 1783-1824 (Production)
    Chipman, Ward, Sr.

Description matérielle

70 cm of textual records

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Nom du producteur

(d. 1824)

Notice biographique

Ward Chipman, Sr. (1784-1824) was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, to John and Elizabeth (Brown) Chipman. He died at Fredericton, New Brunswick He married Elizabeth Hazen (1766-1852) daughter of William Hazen and Sarah LeBaron.

Chipman graduated from Harvard College in 1770; was preceptor of the free school in Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1771; and studied law in Boston. He was appointed muster-master of British-American forces in July or August 1777, at New York, and served until peace in 1783. He went to New Brunswick and in 1784 he was appointed Solicitor-General of New Brunswick. He acted as chief crown prosecutor for most criminal cases in the province until he was appointed justice of the Supreme Court in 1809. His arguments in defence of the black slave, Nancy, in 1800, helped end slavery in the province.

From 1796 to 1799 he was agent of the Crown before the Boundary Commission formed as the result of Jay's Treaty. He was a member of the House of Assembly and the Executive Council. In 1816 he was appointed agent for the Crown to the Boundary Commission resulting from the Treaty of Ghent.

The Canadian Encyclopedia, 1988

Historique de la conservation

When Ward Chipman Jr., died the family papers he had were transferred to Robert Fraser Hazen, his cousin, and then eventually into the hands of Hugh Tremaine Hazen, Robert Fraser Hazen's grandson.

Portée et contenu

This fonds includes:

  • Deeds and land grants
  • Personal and business correspondence, 1783-1823;
  • Militia and other military documents and correspondence,1812-1823;
  • Surveyor General's office documents, 1823;
  • Timber returns, 1823;
  • Arbitration - Coulson & Shannon, 1823;
  • Saint John Court House material, 1824;
  • Boundary Commission, 1832;
  • Other miscellaneous material

État de conservation

Source immédiate d'acquisition

Acquired from Hugh Tremaine Hazen, 1933-1938


Langue des documents

  • anglais

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No restrictions

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