File MS-4-47, SF Box 47, Folder 2 - James Patterson's correspondence, invoices and other papers

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James Patterson's correspondence, invoices and other papers

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MS-4-47, SF Box 47, Folder 2

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45 pages of textual records

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James Patterson was born ca. 1761, the second son of Squire John Patterson, one of founders of Pictou, Nova Scotia, who arrived aboard the vessel Hope, which transported six families from Philadelphia to Nova Scotia in 1767. In 1790 Patterson married Miss Lowden, the daughter of Captain William Lowden, who was a prominent merchant trader in Pictou. He died on 14 May 1857.

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File contains invoices, correspondence, agreements and miscellaneous papers.

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Colchester Historical Society holds other papers related to James Patterson; the John Patterson Family (Pictou) Collection is held by the Pictou County and Genealogy Society.

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