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Allan Neil MacLean fonds

  • CA ON00239 F01385
  • Fonds
  • 1752-1847

Correspondence, newsclippings, photographs and photocopies relating to Allan Neil MacLean and his family. Some names in the family tree are Strange, Warburton and MacPherson.

MacLean, Allan Neil

Arthur George Doughty collection

  • CA ON00239 F01548
  • Collection
  • 1753-1925

Collection of letters from the library of Sir Arthur Doughty, including letters from Sir James Kempt, Lord Dufferin, Lord Durham and E.A. Meredith. Includes several documents relating to Halifax, N.S. Letters to and from Henry Youle Hind, artist and geologist. Samples of Upper Canadian currency, including a note from the Accommodation Bank in Kingston, and Confederate currency from the American Civil War, with a fragment of the Rebel Flag flown over Richmond, VA.

Doughty, Arthur George Doughty

Relation de l'armee de M. le Marquis de Montcalm pour la partie du Lac Ontario, en anglais ou d'osvego. Bonn, 112. Etant d'ailleurs le second dudit batallion qui y puisse pretendre par son anciennete de service d'officier: manuscript.

  • CA ON00239 F00207
  • Discrete Item
  • 1756

The manuscript was discovered some years ago in a castle near Tours, France. There appears to be a similarity between this document and the text of 'Relation de la prise des forts de Choueguen ou Oswego,et de ce qui s'est passe cette annee en Canada. 1756.' The second text was printed by Cuchet, Grenoble, France.

Montcalm, Louis-Joseph de, Marquis

British Military and Naval Records "C" Series fonds

  • CA ON00239 F02252
  • Fonds
  • 1757-1899

The 'C' Series consists of 2020 volumes of records accumulated by the British forces stationed in Canada. With very few exceptions the contents of the volumes relate to the period extending from the arrival of Lord Dorchester as Governor General and Commander of the Forces in 1786 to the date of transfer of the fortress of Halifax to the military authorities of Canada. The documents obtained from Halifax in 1873 by the consent of the War Office formed the nucleus of this series. These mainly consist of the letters and despatches with their various enclosures which accumulated in the office of the Military Secretary to the Commander of the Forces in Canada over the course of eight-five years. Also included in this collection are records relating to the administration of justice and civil government, the construction of bridges, canals, docks, lighthouses, roads, wharfs, and public buildings, immigration and the location of settlers, the management of Indigenous affairs, the conveyance of mails, the exploration of the country, the provincial marine establishment and shipping on the lakes, the state of political feeling, and relations with the United States. Of particular note are the reports and statements of confidential agents, deserters, prisoners, and spies and the matter of fact journals of officers on special service which have been preserved. The fonds been arranged into the following series: Correspondence of the Military Secretary of the Commander of the Forces; Records of the Canadian Command; Records of the Nova Scotia Command; and Miscellaneous records.

Great Britain. Army

Frederick Haldimand fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00769
  • Fonds
  • 1758-1784

The Haldimand papers and maps document events in North America during the pivotal period from the beginning of the Seven Years' War to the end of the American Revolution and early Loyalist settlement. The material provides information bearing on many of the significant developments of the time and includes correspondence with military figures such as Generals Jeffery Amherst, Thomas Gage, James Murray and Sir Guy Carleton; correspondence with various civil and military offices and their heads such as the Admiralty, the Provincial Navy, Lord Barrington, Secretary at War; Lord Dartmouth, and Lord George Germain, Secretaries of State; and various governors and lieutenant-governors. Also included are records relating to Indigenous affairs, civil government, loyalists, explorations, military affairs, secret intelligence, state prisoners and personal papers.

Haldimand, Sir Frederick

Legal document

  • CA ON00239 F00290
  • Discrete Item
  • 22 Dec. 1762

Warrant for the arrest of Josiah Brownson of New Milford, Conn.

Dyer, Eliphalet

Zoe Vignau fonds

  • CA ON00239 F02066
  • Fonds
  • 1763-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence from Zoe Vignau and her husband, David C. Low, to Madame Vignau in Boucherville, Quebec. It contains many important descriptions of political and social life in India in the 1820s. It also includes a family tree of the Wattsford-Low families and a copy of Une ville seigneurie Bouchervilles: Chroniques portraits et souvenirs (Montreal, 1890).

Vignau, Zoe

Upper Canada. Land Board fonds

  • CA ON00239 F01721
  • Fonds
  • 1765-1804

The fonds consists of the records of the Land Board for the old districts of Hesse, Nassau, Leneburg and Mecklenburg. The minutes and correspondence of, instructions to and reports by the Land Boards form a single series. The records include documents antedating the establishment of the Land Boards which were brought forward in support of applications for grants, and a few records of later date.

Upper Canada. Land Board

David Avery fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00550
  • Fonds
  • 1765-1818

The fonds consists of a set of diaries, virtually complete, spanning forty-seven years, sermons, essays, correspondence, and minutes of church meetings.

Avery, David

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