- MS-4-213, SF Box 46, Folder 10
Insurance policy on the schooner Favourite, September 27, 1814
Thom, James and Company.
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Insurance policy on the schooner Favourite, September 27, 1814
Thom, James and Company.
Ledger 1848-1857 including accounts of the Schooner (later brigantine) Samuel Campbell
Wentworth Valley Rural Telephone Company.
Item is a commonplace book kept between 1838-1839 by Amelia Davis. The notebook contains poetry excerpts, prayers, notes on history, and pictures of famous poets.
Darby, Amelia Davis, 1823-1904
Item is a register of farmers' sheep and cattle marks, recorded by successive town clerks in Chester Municipality. Includes descriptions, diagrams, famers' names, dates, and the names of the recorder.
Scrapbook contains excerpts from The Truth Seeker, a New York-based free-thinking journal, as well as cuttings from Halifax newspapers.
Shurman, Elijah Hyatt, 1873-
Item is a certificate by William Wilfred Sullivan, Notary Public, on behalf of George Stewart appointing Reverend John Moffatt as executor of the estate of the Reverend George W. Stewart, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Stewart, Rev. George
Item is a petition from the residents of Berthier County, Québec to the Parliament of the province of Canada concerning seigneurial salaries and land tax assessments.
Seigneurie de Berthier.
File contains five traditional songs sung to Edward Charles Feltmate during his childhood in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Feltmate, Charles, fl. 1975
Fonds consists of a notebook belonging to George Young containing a report on emigration from Germany and personal journal entries.
Young, George Renny, 1802-1853
Item is a memoir of the Rev. James MacGregor published in 1859 by George Patterson. Item includes corrections, annotations and loose notes made by Patterson.
Patterson, George, The Reverend, 1824-1897
Fonds consists of a sonnet to the statue of Joseph Howe at Province House, and a photograph of an 1888 bust of Howe.
Marshall, William E., 1859-1923
Item is a daily diary (January-May 1902) which contains notes on subjects such as work meetings, travel, weather, oxen, and mishaps.
Davison, Edward, D.T., 1845-
Item is a tribute of sympathy and affection written by officials at Halifax's Charles Street Church to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband in 1902.
Harris, Eliza, 1850-1921
Item is a letter from Augusta Wolfe to her sister about domestic matters.
Wolfe, Augusta E., 1850-1939
Item is a manuscript of an unpublished article titled "The Early Scotch Settlers of Cape Breton" written for presentation to the "Literary branch of the Guild" in Dominion, Nova Scotia. Attached is a letter written by Morrison ...
Morrison, Murdoch Daniel, Dr., 1868-1946
Item is a letter from John Crevar to William Henry Harris, dated March 15, 1864, regarding escorting "Miss Maggie" (probably Harris' young daughter, Margaret) on her journey home.
Harris, William Henry, 1805-1883
Item is one 1763 receipt to John Michie for £5992.19 interest or share in the capital or joint stock of consolidated four per cent annuities charged on the sinking fund.
Michie, John, fl. 1763
Item is a letter (1828) from Jonathan Sewell to his daughters, Maria (the eldest) and Henrietta, addressed to the care of their uncle, Stephen Sewell, in Montreal. Sewell describes the recent departure of Lord and Lady Dalhousie and exhorts his da...
Sewell, Jonathan, Justice, c. 1766-1839
Item is one handwritten letter (1875) from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to William Dummer Northend in Salem, Massachusetts regarding the possibility of finding subscribers in Boston and Cambridge for an unnamed cause.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Item is one handwritten letter (1882) from Henry, Carey, Baird and Company, publishers and booksellers, advising Munro of recent titles in political philosophy.
Item is a note from J.J. MacKenzie to an unnamed colleague regarding his class cancellation due to illness and making reference to an impending guest lecture by Sir W. Young.
Mackenzie, John James, 1847-1879
Item is a letter (1847) from Reverend John Inglis to A.M. Uniacke regarding a Mr. Botsford Viets' letter of application for an excise appointment.
Uniacke, A.M., 1808-1895
Item is a letter (1823) from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith, requesting that two barrels of Pictou oatmeal be shipped to Quebec on the next available vessel as a sample of Smith's produce.
Smith, W., fl. 1823
Item is an essay written for a Distinction Thesis in Philosophy 3.
Item is a cartographic journal containing daily entries and twenty-five cartographic diagrams and topographical illustrations showing coastlines, elevations, distances (in leagues), water depths, capes, bays, rivers, inlets, islands and other geog...
Item is a minute book of the Dalhousie-King's Faculty Teas Standing Committee. The book includes entries from 1938-10-11 to 1950-11-14. The book contains meeting minutes, reports, and some newspaper clippings.
Dalhousie-King's Faculty Teas' Standing Committee.
Item is a black-bordered letter written to [Maria?] Clarke from her cousin in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia relating the news of her sister's death and funeral.
Clarke, Mrs. William, fl. 1878
Item is a deed of assignment of James H. Betts' property in trust for the benefit of his creditors.
Etter, Amos Benjamin, 1849-1918
Agreement of sale of the schooner Nine Sisters of Shelburne, Nova Scotia from Reuben Clements, John Crosby, Elbanah Clements, John Trask and David Rose and Stephen Rose, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, October 27, 1810
Item is a deed of confirmation of land transfer from Sophia C. Brehm to Mary J. Aitkin of Pictou, Nova Scotia dated August 27, 1857.
Aitkin, Mary Jane
Item is a manuscript of "Hid Treasure, or The Labours of a Deacon and Other Poems" dated April 29, 1919, which is possibly when the pages were taped into the bound scrapbook with the title embossed on the spine. A contents page lists bot...
Fenerty, Charles, 1821-1892
Item is a land deed between Isaac A. Grant and Duncan Murray in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Murray, Duncan, fl. 1875
The item is a hard-backed, ribbon-bound scrapbook compiled by the donor comprising newspapers clipping, photographs, correspondence and notes about the history of Pictou Academy.
Annie Logan Barnwell
Item is the premiere issue (Vol. 1, No. 1) of "The Comet," a handwritten newspaper published in Osborne, Nova Scotia on January 19, 1900. The issue covers topics such as the Boer War, county news, gossip and poetry.
Item contains a ledger listing A.P. Shand's investments in sailing vessels and local companies, dividends received (1873-1893), and a list of assets (1883-1893).
Item is a letter from W.E. Faulkner to his Aunt Jessie in Pictou, Nova Scotia. The letter makes reference to the mining strikes of the previous year, as well as correspondences with other family members in Moncton, New Brunswick, Boston, and Manila.
Faulkner, W.E., fl. 1904
Item is a charter party between T. S. Drisko and Charles T. White. The charter details the terms of a shipment of cargo from Apple River, Nova Scotia to New York, New York. The charter was brokered by James L. Sullivan.
White, Charles T.
Item is an account of evidence given at the trial of the wreck of S.S. Atlantic. The trial took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from April 5-8, 1873. Evidence was given by the members of the crew.
Item is a minute book of the Sons of Temperance, Rock Division, in Maitland, Nova Scotia.
Sons of Temperance, Rock Division.
Minutes and accounts for the Bridgewater lawn and Tennis Club for the years 1899-1908 and 1932-1944.
Bridgewater Lawn and Tennis Club.
Minute book dating from the founding of the debating club on 18 September 1908 through 12 November 1909.
Pictou Academy Debating Society.
Item is the division's minute book from 1848 to 1862, which include a letter dated 1864 regarding a charge against Jasper Journeay for violating the Sons of Temperance constitution.
Sons of Temperance, Columbia Division No. 24.
Item is a land deed transferring ownership of land in the township of New Dublin, County Lunenburg, Nova Scotia from Leonard and Catherine Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer [Publicover].
Publicoffer, Jacob and Frederick, fl. 1821
Item is a land deed registering the 1831 sale of property in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands. The document was registered in Annapolis in 1833.
Item is a letter to John McGregor from Judge Lewis M. Williams of Windsor, Nova Scotia regarding his assistance in forwarding items to Liverpool.
Item is a wood circular from Liverpool, Nova Scotia, dated May 30, 1872. The circular reports on recent timber imports and sales and includes wholesale prices for American and Baltic timber products as of May 30, 1872.
Farnworth and Jardine.
Item is a sermon on Mormonism written by Joseph Outram in Halifax, 1844.
Outram, Joseph, fl. 1844
Item is an account of four generations of Dougal McPhee's descendants at McPhee's Mills, Altamore, Upper South River, Nova Scotia.
Hart, Margaret Janet McPhee, 1867-1941