File MS-2-86, SF Box 18, Folder 31 - Business correspondence and balance sheet of Captain Alfred Gould

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Business correspondence and balance sheet of Captain Alfred Gould

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MS-2-86, SF Box 18, Folder 31

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  • 1885, 1899 (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records (1 folder)

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Alfred Gould was a sea captain from Great Village, Nova Scotia. He was born in Noel, Hants County in 1841 to Matthew Gould and Ann O'Brien. His brother, Stewart Gould (1845-1915), was also a sea captain. In 1865 Alfred married Melinda McLellan. He passed away on May 30, 1896.

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The original documents were accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1971. The custodial history for this accession is unknown. The photocopied documents were accessioned in 1986, donated by Muriel Bartlett, who retained the originals.

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File consists of business and professional correspondence from various writers, including Captain Stewart Gould (some photocopies). There is also a balance sheet (ca. 1881-1888) showing loans, payments, and ships' earnings.

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  • English

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English.

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Preferred citation: Business correspondence and balance sheet of Captain Alfred Gould, MS-2-86, SF Box 18, Folder 31, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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February 2012

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