Item MS-2-267, SF Box 35, Folder 6 - Certificates of Discharge from the barques Sylvia and R. Morrow

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Certificates of Discharge from the barques Sylvia and R. Morrow

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MS-2-267, SF Box 35, Folder 6

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  • 1880-1886 (Creation)

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11 pages (1 folder)

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Herbert MacDougall was born in 1860 in Maitland, Nova Scotia, to Captain Alex and Mary MacDougall. In 1892 he married Eunice Hatfield.

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Records accessioned in 1978; custodial history unknown.

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Certificates of discharge (1880-1888) indicate Herbert MacDougall's rise in status from serving as an O.S. (Ordinary Seaman) at age 18, to Mate at age 26.

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  • English

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], MS-2-267, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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June 2012

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  • Box: SF Box 35