File MS-2-105 - Lemuel Publicover's business documents

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Lemuel Publicover's business documents

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  • 1892-1896 (Creation)
    Pulbicover, Lemuel

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4 pages (1 folder)

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Lemuel Publicover was born on May 25, 1865 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. He was the son of Jacob Solomon Publicover and Margaret Sarah Himmelman. Publicover married (1) Johanna Slauenwhite on January 2, 1889 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. He married (2) Fanny Wagner on October 19, 1893 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. He married (3) Mary Veinot on January 28, 1899 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The Publicovers were a prominent shipping family on the Lahave River, and Lemuel was master of the schooner Algoma.

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Materials were donated to Dalhousie University in 1971. Prior to that, materials were in the custody of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Oickle.

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File contains a bill of lading dated November 26, 1892, a letter written to Lemuel Publicover by Elias Sampson on January 1, 1894, a receipt issued by M.J. Bates on July 26, 1896, and a receipt issued by John White and Company on June 30, 1896.

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Materials do not circulate and must be accessed in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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See MS-2-104, SF Box 13, Folder 16 for an 1821 deed of land transfer from Leonard Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer (Publicover).

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