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James De Mille and family fonds
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Bond for sale of land from Frederick E. DeMill to Sidney Wood

File contains a bond for sale of land from Frederick E. DeMill to Sidney Wood of Digby, Nova Scotia. Frederick was acting as the Executor of the Estate of Elizabeth DeMill of Lancaster, New Brunswick. The bond for sale involves a tract of land in Marshall Town, Digby County, Nova Scotia. The land is described as " Being bounded on the North by Base line on the East by land of the Heirs of the late Edward J. Budd on the South by Old Saint Mary's Bay Road and on the West by land of the Heirs of the late Grace Stewart containing fifty acres more or less."

James De Mille and family fonds

  • MS-2-21
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1942
Fonds consists of records created and collected by the DeMill family, including Arthur DeMill, Anna DeMill, Nathan DeMill, Elisha Budd DeMill, Frederick E. DeMill, and Alfred DeMill. Materials include scrapbooks and journals, correspondence, business papers, photographs, and literary manuscripts by James De Mille.

De Mille, James

Legal records of Alfred DeMill

File contains various legal records created and accumulated by Alfred DeMill, including the last will and testament of Anthony DeMill, a farm lease agreement, and a bill of sale. File also contains documents filed in the Supreme Court in Equity of New Brunswick and a bond for sale of land from Frederick E. DeMill to Sidney Wood.

Miscelaneous papers of James De Mille

File includes obituary notices of Nathan S. DeMill, a De Mille family pedirgree, and a copy of the Dalhousie Gazette, volume 6, number 1 (November 15, 1873. The issue contains an inaugural address by James De Mille.

Personal correspondence of Alfred DeMill

File contains letters from Alfred De Mille to various members of his family, including his nephew Willie and his uncle Charles. File contains typescript transcriptions of most letters. File also contains three letters from Archibald MacMechan to Alfred De Mille concerning a memoir of James De Mille's life and literary activities. File also contains a "family record" of the "De Mill" family.

Poetry manuscripts

File contains several published and unpublished copies of James De Mille's poem, "Maiden of Quoddy, " as well as De Mille's notes on a visit to his alma matter, Brown University. File also contains a handwritten poem titled, "Behind the Veil," and an untitled handwritten and illustrated poem.

Sweet Maiden of Quoddy

Item consists of a typewritten draft of "Sweet Maiden of Quoddy." The poem is marked in ink at the top of page, with the inscription,"Earlier version."