Fonds MS-2-525, SF Box 27, Folder 33-34; SF Box 28, Folder 7-11 ; - Captain John Crosby fonds

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Captain John Crosby fonds

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MS-2-525, SF Box 27, Folder 33-34; SF Box 28, Folder 7-11 ;

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  • 1827-1923 (Creation)

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8 pages (7 folders)

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Captain John B. Crosby was a master mariner. He was born in 1833 in Chebogue, Nova Scotia, to Abijah Crosby. In 1860 he was married to Mary E. Perry, with whom he had three children, Lemuel Stanley, Annie and Thomas. In 1899 he married the widow, Francis E. Wood, who had two children. Crosby died in 1919 in Tusket, Nova Scotia, aged 85.

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Records were donated in 1984 by Paul Kilawee.

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Fonds comprises four land deeds, a letter of administration for Abijah Crosby to execute his father's estate, a statement of purpose for the Church of Chebogue, and a letter to Abijah Crosby regarding the payment and installation of a rural postal delivery box.

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  • English

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Captain John Crosby fonds, MS-2-525, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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May 2012

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  • Box: MS-2-525, SF Box 27, Folder 33-34; SF Box 28, Folder 7-11