Land, settlement and immigration

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  • The subject term Land, settlement and immigratoin should be used with descriptions that relate to settling, claiming and moving to a new land, land titles, distribution and grants, community and regional settlement partners, land settlement companies, land surveys and surveyors, real estate companies and activities and organizations involved in sponsoring and supporting immigrants.

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Letter of Reference for John Ewing

The item contains information on the Ewing family's personal life. It is a Letter of Reference for John Ewing, dated 18 April 1837 from Alexander Crosbie, Buittle, Scotland.

Bargain

The item contains information on Georges Frederick Bowen's professionnal life. It is a letter offering to bargain with another proprietor to solve a mistake made by the Municipality of Weedon, sent by the British American Land Company, represented by L.B. Langford.

Municipal Affairs

The file contains source material on the municipal affairs with which Aeneas McMaster was involved. It includes information on the status of employment at the time and settlement. It consists of correspondence from various people mainly regarding employment, business, and land. It contains correspondence from the following people:
Baker, Honorable George B.
Bailey, C.A.
Bailey, G.M.
Hanright, A.C.
Hunt & Stokes
MacKenzie, Rev. M. (Murdoch)
McAuley, Donald
McDonald, Angus
McDonald, John
McIver, George
McIver, J.F.
McIver, Lewis
McKinnon/MacKinnon, Alexander
McLean, Angus
McLeod, Allan
McLeod, George
McMinn, ?
McRae, D.
Morrison, Donald R.
Parker, C.H.
Patton, Charles
Ramage, J.D.
Robertson, George
Ross, A.
Sawyer, William
Taché, E.
Whyte, James
Wilford, R.H.
Young, John
Young, J.R.

Letter from J Young

The item contains information on Aeneas McMaster's professional activities. It is a letter from Mr. Young to Aeneas McMaster concerning his land.

Colonization

The series contains source material on the colonization of the Eastern Townships from 1873 to 1876. It consists of correspondence from George McLeod regarding business.

Letter from George McLeod

The item contains information on Aeneas McMaster's professional activities. It is a letter from George McLeod to Aeneas McMaster concerning his land.

Aeneas McMaster fonds

  • CA ETRC P094
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1888

The fonds contains source material mainly on railway development and settlement in Clinton, Hampden, Ditton, and Marston townships in Compton County and around Lake Megantic from 1873 to 1888 and on the role of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, managed at the time by Aeneas McMaster. The fonds consists of letters sent to McMaster from 1873 to 1888 by businessmen and shopkeepers, municipal councillors or mayors, employees of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, men in search of work, and settlers and includes a proposal for building a mill; letters signed by McMaster; and a few other documents. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Railway Companies (1876-1888), Settlement (1873-1876), Municipal Affairs (1873-1881), Miscellaneous Documents (1875-1881) and Correspondance (1876-1882).

McMaster, Aeneas

Deed of sale, Charles Browne

The item contains information on Annie Ferguson’s ancestors. It is a deed of sale, dated 1671, from Charles Browne to his son John Brown in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Historical writing

The item contains information on Albert Gravel’s activities. It is a historical note about the beginning of the Eastern Township’s colonization.

Passport

The item contains informations on John Savage’s personal life. It is a passport issued by Sir Frederick Haldimand in 1783allowing entry into Canada.

Foreword

The item contains information on the Celtic Research Group’s activities. It is the foreword of the book Celts of Compton County.

Histories of other parishes and towns

The file contains source material on histories of parishes, churches and towns, which are not included into other files. It consists of a history of chapel Bethlehem and father Jerome in Ditton, a history of the town Victoria, Clifton and East Angus, a record of Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix parish from 1919 to 1923, biographical sketches of parish Sainte-Marguerite-de-Lingwick, Saint-Raymond-de-Pennafort, Sainte-Martin-de-Martinville, Sainte-Famille-de-Newport and Saint-Mathias and a history of land grant in Ascot and Orford.

Property

The file contains primary source information on property belonging to the Naylor family in Missisquoi County from 1862 to 1921. It consists of a land deed and a retrocession from Albert Chapman to Henry Naylor for land in St. Georges de Clarenceville as well as a copy of a letter pertaining to Benjamin V. Naylor's lease and transfer of land on Ile-aux-Noix to the Department of Militia and Defense and the Department of the Interior.

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