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Slade fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1807-1861

The fonds consists of original and photocopied records of this important firm's business at Trinity from 1809-1852. The most complete series are a set of daily diaries, 1809-1852 written by William Kelson, agent for Robert Slade at Trinity. The diaries provide an account of the business as well as providing detail on the social life of the town. The fonds also includes account books, ledgers and fish collection books, which give insight into the various aspects of Slade's mercantile operation, and the independent fishermen with whom he did business. Letterbooks and correspondence, 1809-1855 provide details of the management of the business.

The fonds is arranged in three series. Series 1: Financial records, 1807-1861; Series 2: Diaries, 1809-1852; Series 3: Correspondence, 1809-1855.

Robert Slade & Company

Brooking & Co. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1872

Fonds consists of a list of prices charged by the company for specific items, showing cash or "on account" charges, 1859-72. Separate lists exist for summer, fall, and winter prices. Fonds also documents price-fixing between Brooking & Co. and Grieve & Bremner in the 1860s.

Brooking & Co.

Ryan Brothers (Trinity, Newfoundland) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1951

Fonds consists of business records for Ryan Brothers, Trinity, from its establishment in 1906 until its closure in 1951. The fonds consists of journals, ledgers, cash books, fish collection books and other financial records of the business operation at Trinity, correspondence, shipping papers, labour accounts and an account book for the whale factory at Hawke Harbour, Labrador.

Records are arranged in three series: Correspondence; Financial records; Miscellaneous materials.

Ryan Brothers Ltd.