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Muster rolls for Loyalists granted land on St. John's Island, 1784

  • CA PCA Acc2379
  • Collection
  • Copied 1972 and 1978

This collection consists of copies of muster rolls and related papers for United Empire Loyalists from Shelburne, Nova Scotia, who were granted land on St. John's Island (Prince Edward Island) in 1784. Included are correspondence between gov...

Nova Scotia Archives

Alexander Stewart fonds : [1805]

  • CA PCA Acc2657
  • Fonds
  • 1805

The fonds consists of a three page transcription of a letter written by Alexander Stewart on 12 October 1805, to his father, James Stewart in Perthshire, Scotland. Alexander's letter, postmarked from Charlottetown, was written in response to...

Stewart, Alexander

Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2690
  • Fonds
  • 1803

The fonds consists of six original letters written by Thomas Douglas to Reverend Angus McAulay, the Earl of Selkirk's representative in Prince Edward Island, in 1803. The first letter, dated in March of that year, was addressed from Dumfrie...

Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, Earl of

Rankin, Morrison family fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2716
  • Fonds
  • 1821-1918

This fonds consists of eight letters written between members of the Rankin and Morrison families of Scotland and PEI. Neil, Coun Douly, and George are the three generations of Rankin family whose correspondence is documented in this fonds. Roder...

Morrison (Family)

Murdock MacLeod fonds : [1831-1839; 1851]

  • CA PCA Acc2727
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1974

This collection consists of four letters written to Murdock MacLeod. Three of the letters in this collection are from Murdock's wife Effy MacDonald and his friend John Campbell between 1832 and 1839. There is also an unsigned letter written...

MacLeod, Murdock

The Maple Leaf

  • CA PCA Acc2782
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1947

This fonds consists of original, photocopied, and microfilmed copies of issues of "The Maple Leaf" magazine dating from 1907 to 1947. Originally a monthly magazine, publication changed to a bi-monthly format in 1942. The magazine include...

Maple Leaf (Magazine)

Sir James Montgomery fonds : [1780-1798]

  • CA PCA Acc2870
  • Collection
  • Photocopied 1976

The collection consists of correspondence to James Montgomery from a variety of individuals from London and PEI, including Thomas Desbrisay, Alex McPherson, Peter Stewart, Robert Gray, William and John Rae, and Robert Shuttleworth. These letters ...

MacDonald, James

Thomas Halliday fonds : 1815-1818

  • CA PCA Acc2900
  • Fonds
  • 1815-1818; Photocopied 1976

This fonds consists of three letters relating to Thomas Halliday and his emigration to Prince Edward Island. The first letter, dated 28 October 1815, from Thomas Halliday to the Earl of Selkirk relays the difficulties Halliday encountered upon ar...

Halliday, Thomas

John Small fonds : [1790-1826]

  • CA PCA Acc2968
  • Fonds
  • [1790-1826]

The fonds consists of a journal written by John Small between 1790 and 1826. In this journal he documents his move to Bedeque, Prince Edward Island. The journal records his employment as a shipwright. Also copied in the journal are verses from ...

Small, John

Catherine St. John collection : [1834-1970]

  • CA PCA Acc3023
  • Collection
  • 1834-1970

This fonds consists of the correspondence of brothers David (1769-1852) and Robert Bruce Stewart, (?-1846) originally of Perthshire, Scotland, who worked as surveyors and land agents in London, England, to William Buchanan (1800-?). Correspondenc...

St. John, Catherine

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