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Captain Isaac Rayne and family fonds
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- Textual record
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1799 - 1932 (Creation)
- Rayne, Isaac
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2.5 cm of textual records
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(1783 - 1856)
Isaac Rayne was a sea captain in Nova Scotia. He was married in 1808 to Jane Elizabeth Collupy, with whom he had a son, George Rayne, who also became a captain.
Records were donated by Henry Redden to Dalhousie University Archives in accession (1993-064) on December 1, 1993. Further custodial history is unknown.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of primarily of Captain Isaac Rayne and Captain's George Rayne's personal records regarding their private life, including two locks of Captain George Rayne's hair, correspondence, receipts of payments, family records, and others textual records. Fonds also contains personal records of Robert W. Rayne and others family members.
Some of the documents are in poor conservation condition. Careful handling is required.
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.
Further accruals are not expected.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Captain Isaac and family Rayne fonds, MS-2-657, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.