Collection - Barque Snow Queen collection

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Barque Snow Queen collection

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  • Textual record

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  • Variations in title: Also known as Vessel's Papers of the Barque Snow Queen
  • Source of title proper: Title is based on the contents of the collection

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2 microfilm reels

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Administrative history

The barque Snow Queen (O.N. 64900) was built in Maitland, Nova Scotia and registered in 1872. Shareholders included Thomas Kenny, Halifax merchant (24 shares); George Frieze, Maitland merchant (8 shares); Thomas Roy, Maitland merchant (12 shares); Alexander Roy, Maitland shipbuilder (12 shares); John Roy, Maitland farmer and planter (4 shares); and Hiram Grant, Maitland shipbuilder (4 shares). In 1891 the barque was sold to buyers in Sweden.

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The collection consists of microfilmed records from the papers of Frieze and Roy, merchants and shipowners (Maitland, Nova Scotia) and includes charter parties and other papers relating to the vessel Snow Queen, 1876-1889.

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Immediate source of acquisition


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  • English

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Microfilmed in 1982 for Dalhousie University.

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There are no restrictions on access to the material.

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Copyright is held by the creator or his/her heirs.

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Created - May 6, 2013

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  • English

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