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Barque Snow Queen collection

  • Collection
  • Microfilmed 1982 (originally created 1876-1889)

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.

Snow Queen (barque)

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.

George W. Hunter fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1977 (originally created 1870-1875)

Fonds consists of photocopies of the incoming correspondence of the firm of George W. Hunter from many shipowners for whom he acted as agent, and from whom he chartered vessels. Much of his business was done with shipowners from Atlantic Canada. Weekly reports of freight markets from Saint John and Yarmouth are included. The correspondence has been arranged geographically and listed by individual correspondent.

Hunter, George W.

James Peake fonds

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed in 1977 (originally created 1835-1866)

Fonds consists of microfilmed selections from the Peake papers, consisting of letter books, 1835-37 and 1845-50, and outgoing and incoming correspondence for 1841-66.

Peake, James

Joseph Buckley ledger

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1989 (originally created 1693-1701)

Item consists of a microfilm reproduction of an account book (109 p.) that contains numerous entries, including accounts with Sir Edmund Andros, Captain Cyprian Southack, and Major John Walley.

Buckley, Joseph

Leavitt (Lovett, Lovitt) family fonds

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1978 (originally created 1783-1874)

Fonds consists of microfilmed ships' accounts, insurance policies and papers for the following vessels: Sally (1796-1801); Dove (1797-99); Snow Mary (1803-04); Mary (1803-04); Susanna (1805); Cattle (1810); Paraquay (1849); General Higgins (1851-52); Hibernia (1789-91); Belmont (1858); Lampedo (1856-58); and Rosannah (1785).

The fonds also includes Leavitt family letters (mostly to Daniel, George and Joseph) for 1802-66; indentures and bonds (1798-1874); bills, receipts and promissory notes (1700-1856); Daniel Leavitt account book (1798); account book (1796-97); and Saint John City Poor House account book (1810-13).

Leavitt (Family, Saint John, N.B.)

L.J. Chollett fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912, 1927-1954

Fonds consists of four ledgers (1927, 1928-53, 1934, 1935); a diary (1929-54); and price lists. Fonds also includes a membership certificate for the Loyal Orange Association (1929); an annual return for the Orange Lodge (1912); and several published items.

Chollett, L.J.

Richard Derby ledger

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1991 (originally created 1757-1790)

The microfilmed ledger is volume 1 of the Derby family papers, an extensive collection of business records and family materials belonging to the James Duncan Phillips Library, Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem.

The ledger records Richard Derby's debits and credits with other merchants, as well as with mariners, fishermen, shoremen, artisans, farmers, and widows from Salem and surrounding towns for the years 1757-76 and 1786-90. There is also a copy of Derby's will, dated 1783.

Derby, Richard

Alberto Wareham Limited photograph collection

  • Collection
  • [between 1903 and 1980]

Collection contains photographs related to the business and family interests of Alberto Wareham Limited, Newfoundland. Subjects include the Alberto Wareham Limited premises and vessels in Spencer's Cove, Placentia Bay; vessels owned by Alberto Wareham Limited in Harbour Buffett, Placentia Bay; the vessels Alberto Wareham and Herbert L. Rawding; a house being towed across Placentia Bay; and Elsie Wareham, Alberto's Wareham's sister.

Some photographers, including John Butt and Bill Davies, are identified. Other photographers are unknown.

Alberto Wareham Limited

Arthur Holdsworth fonds

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed [198-] (originally created 1705-1773)

Fonds consists of records of the purchase of land and fishing rights in Newfoundland from Joan Burrows, Joan Churchward, and John Aylward; power of attorney from Christopher Arthur (1730); affidavits of John Summers and Arthur French, regarding the detention of the ship Happy Return (1742),and of John Gale, Peter Cutler and Alexander Findlator, regarding the seizure of The Hampshire (1745); and a letter from Charles Walley, St. John's (1773).

Holdsworth, Arthur

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