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The file consists of three memos of goods sent from Nathaniel Chandler to Samuel Willard dated November 9, November 14 and December 8, 1786 at Petersham.


The file consists of a copy of a letter to Col. Samuel Wells at New York, with a reference to a local informer, dated August 6,1783 at Brattleboro.

Bancroft family fonds

  • Fonds

The fonds contains mostly secondary source information, with some primary sources, regarding the Bancroft family. The fonds consists of various Bancroft Genealogy documents, "The Ornament of Great Price - A Sermon-Memoir of Mrs. Harriet Bancroft Cutler", an Oath of Office of C.D. Bancroft and Correspondence (BCHS). There are also several photographs relating to the Bancroft family.

General Deeds

The series contains General Deeds from the collection of Erenst Fleury, N.P.

Ernest Fleury fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1801-1952

The fonds contains primary and secondary source documents related to or belonging to Ernest Fleury (1860-1953), N.P., of Knowlton, including the following series of his Professional Papers:

Series 1: 30 Notes acknowledging receipt of Declaration of Estates of deceased persons from Levi A. Perkins, Collector of Provincial Revenue, 1892-1905;
Series 2: 50 Notes acknowledging receipt of Declaration of Estates of deceased persons from John McCrum, Collector of Princial Revenue, 1905-1910;
Series 3: 19 Notes and Letters stating Succession Duties due, clearance on Estates, etc., from Carl. D. Griggs, Collector of Provincial Revenue, 1912-1915;
Series 4: 31 Letters relating to settling Estates of deceased persons, 1922-1953;
Series 5: Documents involving settling of 13 Estates and Land Sales where several papers are together;
Series 6: 50 Deeds of Sale bearing dates between the years 1801-1951 - this collection is placed in the General Deed File as Section 2 and any Fleury Deed is marked as such;
Series 7: Death Notices and Succession Documents (over 200) between the years 1908-1948, arranged in alphabetical order by surnames.


The file consists of two personal letters: one letter from John Chandler to Willard dated May 10, 1785 at Cambridge and one letter from N. W. Willard to George Willard dated October 23, 1785 at South Kingston.

World War I documents

This series consists of daily orders, operational plans, maps, etc. belong to Dennis C. Draper and relating to the First World War. The series consists of the following sub-series: "A" Squadron - Letters Received and "A" Squadron - Daily Orders.

Portrait of Elder and Mrs. Skinner and family

This item consists of a portrait of Elder and Mrs. Skinner (Mrs. G.H. Skinner?) along with three children: Laurence, 11 years 3 months; Irwin, 8 yrs., 9 months; and Lori, 5 years, 9 months. It appears to be the same family as the family in the first photograph (P01). The photograph was taken in St. Johns, NB.

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