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David Nelson fonds
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David Nelson was a merchant in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. He was born 7 February 1834 at Waugh's River. In 1890 he moved to Tatamagouche where he established a general store. He married Mary MacLeod, with whom he had four children: Etta (b. 1891), John (b. 1893), Mary (b. 1886) and William (b. 1888). Nelson was a supporter of the Liberal party and was the area representative on the municipal council. He served as a warder from 1899-1903 and was chairman of the Board of North Colchester. He died on 17 December 1920.
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Fonds contains a business ledger dating from 1888-1893, miscellaneous invoices and correspondence dating from 1891-1893.
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
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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.
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The North Shore Archives has records from David Nelson's general store.
Further accruals are not expected.
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