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West Brome Fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS353
  • Fonds
  • 1857/09/24, 1883/04/22

The fonds consists of a subscription list for the construction of an Episcopal Church, as well as other papers concerning construction and accounts, dated September 24, 1883, at West Brome, three Deeds from Stephen L. Hungerford and James N. Pettes to the trustees of the New Connection Methodists, at West Brome, dated April 22, 1857.

Brome West

Volney Gilmore Atwell fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS373
  • Fonds

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Atwell family, including information on the death of Volney Gilmore Atwell as well as a photograph of Volney G. Atwell's Saw Mill in Mansonville.

Slade family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS946
  • Fonds
  • [1908]

The fonds contains secondary source information regarding the Slade family, including information on Edward and Euphemia Tuder Slade and on the Black Lake American Asbestos Mines.

Skinner family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS945
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910, 1916]

The fonds contains secondary source information regarding the Skinner family, including Family Charts of Thomas Skinner (b. 1731).

Sewell family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS1068
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

This fonds consists of a copy of a photograph (portrait) of Sewell Scofield of Sutton Flats.

Samuel Willard fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS001
  • Fonds
  • 1783-1899

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding Samuel Willard. The fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1783-1870); Land Papers ([ca. 1786-1826]); Legal Papers (1789-1899); Notes and Memos ([ca. 1784-1898]); Journals, Diaries and Memo Books (1755-04-13 to 1861); Business Papers (1784-1843).

Willard, Samuel

Samuel Gale fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS002
  • Fonds
  • 1774-1903

The fonds contains primary source information regarding Samuel Gale, including personal letters, list books and notes . The fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1787-1840); Miscellaneous (1774-1903).

Gale, Samuel, 1774-1903

Sally E. Wood fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS202
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1917]

The fonds consists of glass negative photographs taken by Sally Wood (1857-1928), Knowlton Photographer. The negatives showcases Brome County and the many picturesque countryside scenes and architecture of the area.

Wood, Sally E., 1857-1928

Lee Knowlton fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS146
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1853

The fonds consists of a Power of Attorney re estate of Rosetta Knowlton from Caroline and Mary W. Frost to Lee Knowlton, dated November 20, 1850, at Medina, Ohio, a Power of Attorney regarding the Estate of Rosetta Knowlton from Matilda Frost, Harriet Frost and William Frost, dated August 31, 1852, at Lowell, a Power of Attorney as under date of August 31, 1852, dated May 12, 1853, at Lowell, a Power of Attorney by Caroline Frost to Lee Knowlton regarding the Estate of Rosetta Knowlton, dated June 12, 1853, at Harrisville, a letter from Lee Knowlton to Brush & Cantwell, attorneys, enclosing attorney forms, dated August 31, 1853, at Magog, and a letter from Lee Knowlton to his attorney regarding the Estate, dated November 11, 1853, at Magog.

Knowlton, Lee

Knowlton family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS007
  • Fonds

The fonds contains primary and secondary souce information regarding the Knowlton Family. The fonds contains the following series: Ralph F. Knowlton (5 textual records); Knowlton Family Miscellaneous (1) (8 textual records); Knowlton Family Miscellaneous (2) (13 textual records); Knowlton Family Miscellaneous Photo (1 photograph); Knowlton's from Stukely (20 textual records); Knowlton's from Stukely Photo (1 photograph); Knowlton's from Knowlton (24 textual records); and Knowlton's from Knowlton Photos (2 photographs); Knowlton Family Photographs (ca. 2500 photographs).

Knowlton Family

Judah H. Crosby fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS025
  • Fonds
  • 1826-02-02

The fonds consists of a complaint of Judah H. Crosby and evidence of witnesses before Samuel Willard, J.P., dated February 2, 1826 at Shefford.

Crosby, Judah H.

Josiah Pratt fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS105
  • Fonds
  • 1827-10-22 to 1827-12-14

The fonds consists of a statement of James Gillin before Jacob Cook, J.P, dated October 22, 1827, at Brome, a statement of Abijah Willard before Samuel Willard, J.P., dated December 1, 1827, at Shefford, a bailiff's warrant and discharge warrant, dated December 14, 1827, at Brome, and a letter to Samuel Willard, J.P., from Jacob Cook, J.P., dated December 14, 1827, at Brome.

Pratt, Josiah

Joseph Coolidge fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS024
  • Fonds
  • 1790-02-09

The fonds consists of a statement of account and receipt, dated February 9, 1790 at Boston.

Coolidge, Joseph

Jonathan Frost fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS049
  • Fonds
  • 1820 - 1832

The fonds contains primary source information regarding Jonathan Frost, including deeds.

Frost, Jonathan

Jonathan Barber fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS013
  • Fonds
  • 1813 - 1830

The fonds contains primary source information regarding Jonathan Barber. The fonds contains the following series: Legal Papers (1813); Correspondence (1815, 1830).

Barber, Jonathan

John Tuttle fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS132
  • Fonds
  • 1823-02-04

The fonds consists of a donation by John Tutle to Enoch Coffin French, dated February 4, 1823, at St. Hyacinthe.

Tuttle, John

John McCorkill fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS090
  • Fonds
  • 1822

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding John McCorkill, including notarial copies of Deeds and a copy of an Inventory of Property.

McCorkill, John

John Holbrook fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS066
  • Fonds
  • [copy] 1801-1836

The fonds consists of secondary source infromation regarding John Holbrook, including copies of letters concerning Samuel and Abijah Willard.

Holbrook, John

John Gould fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS055
  • Fonds
  • 1796-03-03 [copy]

The fonds consists of a copy of a letter from Samuel Willard regarding land affairs dated March 3, 1796.

Gould, John

John Dolph fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS033
  • Fonds
  • 1845-08-19

The fonds consists of a Summons, John Dolph 115, Benjamin Barfield, dated August 19, 1845 at Shefford.

Dolph, John

John Currier fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS027
  • Fonds
  • 1829-08-12

The fonds consists of a complaint of John Currier before Samuel Willard, J.P., dated August 12, 1829 at Stukely.

Currier, John

John Crossett fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS026
  • Fonds
  • 1788-12-12

The fonds consists of Will and Testament of John Crossett dated December 12, 1788 at Petersham.

Crossett, John

John C. Butler fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS018
  • Fonds
  • 1807-1845

The fonds contains primary source information regarding John C. Butler, including correspondence.

Butler, John C.

John Atkinson fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS009
  • Fonds
  • 1798 - 1802

The fonds contains primary source information regarding John Atkinson, including correspondence with Samuel Willard.

Atkinson, John

John and Richard Freligh fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS048
  • Fonds
  • 1814, 1817

The fonds consists of three receipts for small amounts, dated 1814 and 1817, and a notice to the voters of St. Armand East.

Freligh, John and Richard

Joel H. Ives fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS071
  • Fonds
  • 1791 - 1853

The fonds contains primary source information regarding Joel H. Ives, including Deeds and agreements.

Ives, Joel H.

Jesse Pennoyer fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS101
  • Fonds
  • 1798-05-23; 1808; 1840-07-06; 1981

The fonds consists of a photostat copy of a letter to Nathaniel Coffin, concerning settlement in the Townships, dated May 23, 1798, a letter to Mr. Vaughan regarding cleaning the outlet of Brompton Lake dated July 6, 1840 and three newspaper articles on the activities of Jesse Pennoyer and his account of military events in 1813.
Also, a printed notice, dated December 15, 1808 - Executive Council Office Quebec by His Excellency, the Governor to all Applicants petitioning for grants of Waste Lands of the Crown should go before the commissioners appointed for the purpose and take the Oaths requested by His Majesty's instruction and receive the Certificate of having so clone - twenty-five commissioners are named for Lower Canada and among those listed we find:Henry Ruiter of Potton; Philip Ruiter of Missisquoi Bay; Philip Luke of Missisquoi Bay; Calvin May of Missisquoi Bay; Jesse Pennoyer of Compton; Patrick Conroy of Compton; Leon Lalanne of Shefford; and Gilbert Hyatt of Ascot.
Also, a printed notice - A Proclamation by His Excellency Sir J.H. Craig, Gov. of L.C., strictly forbidding all persons from cutting down the White Pines, or other Timber reserved for His Majesty's use within the Townships.
Finally, a letter from Paul Darisse, regarding the service de l'arpentage, written in reply to one from Marion Phelps, B.C.H.S., Knowlton asking for information on Jesse Pennoyer -in which he encloses a copy of a list from a notebook relative to surveys for the Crown Lands listing Townships or Lands surveyed by Jesse Pennoyer, dated April 2, 1981 at Quebec.

Pennoyer, Jesse

James W. Brill fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS017
  • Fonds

The file consists of record of births and deaths in the Brill and Sager families.

Brill, James W.

James Pettes fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS102
  • Fonds
  • 1804 - 1886

The fonds contains primary source information regarding James Pettes, including Deeds, a Last Will and Testament and agreements.

Pettes, James

James Moir Ferres fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS043
  • Fonds
  • 1849; 1852-06-26; 1901; 1962

The fonds consists of a Deed from the Crown for one hundred acres in the Township of Sutton dated June 26, 1852 at Quebec, two newspaper notices regarding Ferres involvement in the riots of 1849 first his charge, and secondly his discharge from Montreal goal, dated April 18, 1849 at Montreal, as well as an address given by J.P. Noyes K.C., before the Knowlton Reading Club of 1901 in which Noyes refers to the electing of Ferres as Brome County's first M.P. and a BCHS Column in the Eastern Townships Advertiser Nov. 29, 1962 in which Harry B. Shufelt writes on same subject.

Ferres, James Moir

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