- MS-2-282, SF Box 15, Folder 23
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Harrington, Emily Bevan
Harrison, Robert Beverly, fl. 1938
Pearson, George Frederick
Mackenzie, William Roy
Archibald, Samuel George William, 1777-1846
Harvey, Daniel Cobb, Dr.
Miller, John Frederick, 1924-
Pictou Academy Debating Society.
Read, John Erskine, OC, Justice, 1888-1973
Herbert, Mary E., 1829-1872
Laurence, George, C.
Troop, Jared Douglas Eric, 1897 -
Read, Horace Emerson
Dalhousie-King's Faculty Teas' Standing Committee.
Merkel, Andrew Doane, 1884-1954
Fonds consists primarily of correspondence and records pertaining to the Dalhousie Class of 1926 and William Jarvis McCurdy. Financial records include class contributions and invoice payments; correspondence includes letters exchanged between McCurdy and various classmates, letters to Elinor Barnstead and a letter from Elinor Barnstead to Wilfrid Creighton.
McCurdy's personal records include a newspaper announcement of his 1929 engagement to Avis Marshall, his 1931 doctoral thesis from Harvard University, and the memorial service program of his death in 1988.
McCurdy, William Jarvis
Hennigar-Shuh, John Edward
Stairs, Gilbert S., 1882-1947
Hart, Margaret Janet McPhee, 1867-1941
MacKenzie, Charles Guy, Reverend, 1895-19??
Shurman, Elijah Hyatt, 1873-
Moore, John, ca. 1790
Seigneurie de Berthier.
Bridgewater Lawn and Tennis Club.
Jefferys, Charles William, 1869-1951
Cameron, Alan Emerson
Feltmate, Charles, fl. 1975
Dexter, Lucius Dill
Day, G. Cecil, 1898-1976
Waterman Family, 1762-
De LaRoche, Peter, The Reverend, c. 1752-1795
Halcon Science Fiction Society.
Mathers, Margaret Ethel
Watters, Reginald Eyre, 1912-1979
Liechti, Bertha E. Susanna, b. 1871
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 geographical features.
From the accounts of the first few days, the jump off point must have been somewhere near Mahone Bay or Lunenburg, on the southern coast of Nova Scotia. Few observations are recorded during the first week; the aim seems to have been to reach an initial destination of Grand Manan Island. At this point, beginning on July 25, 1684, detailed observations are made of all islands, rocks, and other geographical objects, along with more specific information concerning water depths (given in braces), types of currents, prevailing winds, distances between landmarks (given in leagues), places of secure anchorage, danger zones, etc. Most of the observed areas are accompanied by topographical illustrations which depict not only the contours of the coastline, but also elevations from sea level.
The expedition proceeded from Grand Manan Island down into Passamaquoddy Bay (this is not named, but the St. Croix River is), then Northeast along the coast of New Brunswick to the entrance to the St. John River. At this point, the expedition encountered at least two British war vessels, equipped with cannons. An envoy from the expedition was sent to the British ships, apparently commanded by John Nelson, the nephew of the first proprietor of New Brunswick; assurances are exchanged, the envoy is returned, and the expedition again proceeds along its way. Much of this portion of the expedition was obscured by a dense and persistent thick fog which made the task of the cartographer at times impossible, as he frequently notes.
From St. John River, the expedition turned back again across the Bay of Fundy, along Long Island, down along the Western coast of Nova Scotia to Cape Sable. This destination is reached by July 31, 1684, and here some days are passed waiting out a violent storm. Another British ship is mentioned, though no contact was made. The coastline from Cape Sable all the way to Margaret's Bay is represented by numerous illustrations. The weather seems to have been more favourable, and much of the area was apparently uncharted.
This portion of the journey includes descriptions and illustrations of Cape Negro, Baye du Port Razor, Riv. des Jardins, Port Rosignol, Sable River, La Have Harbour, Mahone Bay (called here Mirligaich), Margaret's Bay, etc. The expedition continues from Margaret's Bay on to the Northeast, with observations of Cape Sambro, Riv. Chibouetou. Riv. Maganchis, Cape Thiodor, and it ends at St. Mary's River, on September 14, 1684.
Appended to the journal is a twelve page "Inventaire pour servir a l'armament et consommation du nav(igation)," in which a very detailed list of hundreds of items is presented. The two categories that receive the most attention are boat fixtures (e.g., sails, bowsprites, halyards, stays, topsails, masts, anchors, rope, riggings, etc.) and armaments (e.g., cannons, ammunitions, guns, other weapons, etc.). Surgical equipment is briefly mentioned. Extraneous observations are also included from time to time: an abundance of fish off Cape Forcheau; arborage and foliage on shore; disembarkments, during one of which one of the crew apparently attempted to desert.
Lynch, Edith (Nichols), fl. 1903-1958
Brown, Velma, Purdy
Logan, Charles Tupper, 1867-1961
Bell, Robert, 1841-1917
Potter, Jacob, Captain, b. 1844
Sons of Temperance, Wallace Bridge Division No. 792.
McCulloch, Thomas, 1776-1843
Forbes, Martin Leslie, 1843-1919
McCulloch, Thomas, Jr.