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Richard Cartwright sous-fonds

The fonds consists of letterbooks, account books and journal, 1779 (transcript). Also includes a microfilm copy of a letterbook kept by Richard Cartwright. Also includes Royal commission to Richard Cartwright, John Munro and John McDonnell as commissioners to negotiate customs duties between Upper and Lower Canada, 1796.

Cartwright, Richard

James Morton estate sous-fonds

The sous-fonds is predominantly comprised of land documents, insurance and correspondence relating to Lot 107 in the town of Kingston; the property was infromally known as the Rocheleau property. There is also a large amount of material pertaining to the Kingston Brewery and Distillery, particulary financial statements,accounts, credit documents and bills payable and receivable. There is also a small amount of miscellaneous business correspondence pertaining to Morton's other business ventures.

Morton, James

Herbert Charles Voigt estate sous-fonds

The sous fonds consists of two series covering bankruptcy cases from 1864 to 1874 in the Kingston area. The first series consists of procedural material and contains a few files of Voight's accounts, sample forms, bills for advertising creditor's meetings and samples of his office filing systems. The second series conatins files for 27 major cases of bankruptcy and one file for a minor case. The cases cover various types of businesses such as: furniture dealer, tinsmith, plumber, merchants, a brewery owner and farmers. In each case the name and date of the cases are listed and the occupation, when know. Included in each case file is the official claim, notice from creditors and occasionally inventories or insurance policies that give descriptions of the business and premises involved.

Voigt, Herbert Charles

Robert McIntyre estate sous-fonds

The sous-fonds is comprised of correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent, primarily consisting of letters received, including letters from: Commission merchants in Montreal handling butter and wool on consignment, e.g. Ayer & Beattie, J. H. Mooney and J. & W. Gunn. A number of letters are fom Prince Edward County from David Smart, prominent lawyer, friend and brother-in-law. There are also a number of papers dealing with the running of McIntyre's business, including accounts and receipts from suppliers including such firms as: Haldimand Distillery; Frontenac and Portsmouth Breweries; Commerical Mills Distillery; Converse, Colson and Lamb; Drennan's Penitentiary Cabinet Warehouse; R. M. Horsey; Otto Kapp & Co.; and Western Tray Company. There are also business records, accounts, receipts and some material relating to lawsuits and of a personal nature. There is also a small amount of material pertaining to customer's accounts and 4 letters of a personal nature from family members.

McIntyre, Robert

Lorne and Edith Pierce collection. Thomas Swanston sous-fonds

  • CA ON00239 SF69
  • Sous-fonds
  • 1 Oct. 1868-11 Nov. 1871

Diary of clerk in charge of Hudson's Bay Post at Fort Resolution, Great Slave Lake. Bound hand written diary of Thomas Swanston, Hudson's Bay Company clerk in charge of Fort Resolution N.W.T.-Letter (November 12th, 1935) from Hudson's Bay Company London office secretary confirming to I.MC. Thompson of Toronto that Mr. Swanston was in charge of Fort Resolution from 1868-1871-Typed letter (July 24th, 1936) to Dr. Lorne Pierce from a former editor of the Topographical Survey of Canada, from whom the diary was acquired, outlining the author's recollection of Mr. Swanston and his home life. Author's name is not clearly legible but presumed to be I.M.C. Thompson from previous letter.-Typed summary of information regarding Thomas Swanston from the Hudson's Bay Company Archives London-Letter (March 9th, 1964) from John S. Nicks, archival assistant at the Saskatchewan Archives Office at the University of Saskachewan, to Mr. E.C. Beer, Archivist in Douglas Library at Queen's University, regarding mention(s) of Swanston in the Saskatchewan archives.-Hand written notes based on diary - not clear who the author is. -3 black and white photographs: 1) HBC camp - location unknown 2) Men in canoes - Ile-a-la Crosse - Saskatchewan 3) 3 men outside HBC camp building-2 maps of northern western Canada.

Swanston, Thomas

William Robert Sanders estate sous-fonds

The sous-fonds consists of correspondence and account books. The correspondence is arranged chronologically, and due to the fact that the Kirkpatrick and Sanders families were friends, is both personal and of a legal nature.The correspondence covers comment and opinion on such topics as the Crimean War, the American Civil War and the social and economic situation in rural Ireland. Also included are three account books of William's that were sent to the Kirkpatricks to help explain the estate transactions.

Sanders, William Robert

Horace Yeomans estate sous-fonds

The sous-fonds consists of business papers, and those other papers connected with the settling of Yeoman's estate. There is little of a personal or even professional nature in this material. The records have been arranged chronologically within the following record groupings: correspondence; bills and receipts; promissory notes; payment notes; assessment notices; accounts; legal papers; land papers; estate papers; and, miscellaneous records. Of particular note is a letter written on November 8, 1844 concerning Dr. Horace Yeomans and signed by Thomas Kirkpatrick and John A. Macdonald.

Yeomans, Horace

John Shiels estate sous-fonds

The sous-fonds consists of business correspondence received, printed ads, and price lists. There are also suppliers and customer's accounts, receipts, shipping advices, bills of lading, and remittance records. Of particular note is a patent for 'Shiels' improved lamp chimney and burner', no.312, registered March 22, 1870. There is also a small amount of material that pertains to Shiels' personal life, i.e. correspondence and receipts for household items, and the schooling of his children.

Shiels, John

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