- MS-9-39, SF Box 52, Folder 2
- April 6, 1979
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Harris, Eliza, 1850-1921
Veniot, Harvey Alfred, Hon., 1915-2009
Patterson, George, The Reverend, 1824-1897
Item is a handwritten sermon in German dated August 15, 1797 with additional delivery dates of 1800, 1808, and 1811.
Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and r...
Whitman, Arthur Hanfield
File contains original bill of sale of the Lilla Dale ship to Milton Outhouse, by John Collins
Outhouse, Milton, 1837-1913
Item is a signed and sealed bond dated 1760 from the Earl of Halifax (George Montagu-Dunk) to James Wooley for securing an annuity of £100 during the life of the Earl of Halifax.
Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
Item is a parchment certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as an attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, sealed and signed by Brenton Halliburton, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.
Halliburton, Brenton, Sir, 1774-1860
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
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.
Item is one poetry copybook, with entries made in various hands.
Duff, Annie Prescott, 1847-1930
Item is a 19th-century notebook in copperplate script containing descriptions of geographical properties and racial attributes, with some associated maps or schemas. Some pages contain what appear to be later additions of poetry or notes and sketc...
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 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 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 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
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 Elizabeth LeBlanc's notebook of handwritten French hymns or canticles. The first page of the notebook contains a short hymn for Anastasie LeBlanc, "quand elle commensait Le Rosaire."
LeBlanc, Elizabeth, b. 1761?
Essay and/or lecture notes primarily on topics of literature and the Bible, and a two-part essay on Beowulf.
Harrington, Emily Bevan
Item is a notebook Chipman used during law school. It contains notes on shipping lectures by Richard Weldon, Dean of the Law School.
Chipman, Francis, B.A.
Handwritten copy of the poem "The Decision," by E.J. Pratt, accompanied by a condolence letter from Viola Pratt to Mrs. Harris Esterbrooks upon the death of her son. The poem is dated 1923, but Viola Pratt's 1949 letter indicates th...
Esterbrooks, Mrs. Harris , fl. 1949
File contains a scrapbook documenting Helen Arnell's student life at Dalhousie University from 1907-1911, including her BA diploma. The file also contains her 1905-1906 class pin from the Halifax Academy and her Dalhousie class pins from 1911.
Arnell, Helen Dorothy (Armitage), 1891-
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
Formerly known as the Hope McPhee fonds (MS-10-90).
Item is a deed from William and Elizabeth Peck for land on the Northwest Arm in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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).
The manuscript was for a presentation Clark delivered at a Dalhousie History Seminar in March 1985. The text discusses Norman Jellings Symons, a professor of psychology at Dalhousie during the 1920s who studied, taught, and published articles rela...
Clark, James, W.
Item is Pictou County Notary Public John McLeod's registery book of protests documenting declarations by ships' masters of circumstances beyond their control which may have given rise to loss or damages.
McLeod, John D., 1838-1920
Item is a certificate of competency as Master, granted by the Canadian Ministry of Marine and Fisheries.
Potter, John Henry, fl. 1886
Item is a land deed between Isaac A. Grant and Duncan Murray in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Murray, Duncan, fl. 1875
Item is a letter from A.C. MacDonald to Robert Murray. MacDonald was Secretary to the Liberal Party Committee in Pictou County and Township. The letter refers to the benefits of candidates attending constituency meetings prior to the 1847 election.
Item is a letter from Augusta Wolfe to her sister about domestic matters.
Wolfe, Augusta E., 1850-1939
Item is a letter to Mrs. Evelyn A. Walton from war poet Bryce McMaster, in which he discusses several poems.
Walton, Evelyn A., fl. 1941
Letter from F.B. Ward regarding a request from Ralph Hogan for assistance in acquiring his masters certificate.
Letter from Francis V. Hugo to Mrs Saunders, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Hugo's younger sister, Adèle, boarded with the Saunders under an assumed name after she followed Lt. Albert Andrew Pinson from London to Halifax, where he was stationed bet...
Saunders, Mrs. Richard, fl. 1863-1866
Item is a letter written by Gilbert S. Stairs to E. Forbes, Chairman of the Halifax Football Championship Committee at Dalhousie College, regarding some criticisms of the game and suggestions for improvements.
Stairs, Gilbert S., 1882-1947
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 a letter from James Ross, principal of Dalhousie College (1863-1885), regarding the recovery of John, the son of Hugh Campbell, from an unspecified illness.
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 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
Blair's letter discusses the spread of the Evangelical ministry amongst the Gaelic people of Cape Breton.
Blair, Duncan Black, The Reverend, 182?-1893
1794 letter to William Cahoon of Port Medway from Simeon Perkins of Liverpool regardling the law surrounding the worrying or killing of sheep by dogs.
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 letter from W.G. Blaikie to an Edinburgh minister regarding The Catholic Presbyterian.
Blaikie, W.G., The Reverend, 1829-1899
1785 letters from William Cooke of Bexley, Kent, to his son, William, who served with the Prince of Wales American Volunteers.
Item is a letter of introduction to Edward Gilpin written by the Bishop of Nova Scotia to the Anglican clergy in England and elsewhere.
Gilpin, Edwin, 1821-1906
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 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 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