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    • Peyton Family

    • Peyton Family; Law--Newfoundland and Labrador--Sources; Voting registers--Newfoundland and Labrador--Twillingate; Twillingate (N.L.)--Census; Fogo Island (N.L.)--Census; Twillingate Region (N.L.)--Surveys; Aids to navigation--Newfoundland and...
    • This fonds consists of a variety of records concerning the Peyton family which date from 1806-1908 and which include unique historical documents concerning the history of Newfoundland, the Peyton family, and the early settlement of Notre Dame Bay...
    • Benevolent Irish Society, St. John's

    • Irish Benevolent Society (St. John's, N. L.); Charities--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Irish--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Poor--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The Benevolent Irish Society, believed to be one of the oldest charitable social organizations in North America, was founded in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1806 by a number of Irish residents of the town. This fonds comprises an account book...
    • Benger, John W.

    • Justice, Administration of--Newfoundland and Labrador--History; Newfoundland and Labrador--History--To 1763; Justices of the peace--Newfoundland and Labrador--Ferryland
    • John W. Benger, fl. 1743. Justice of the Peace for Ferryland. Instructions to John W. Benger, one of HM Justices of the Peace for the district of Ferryland, received from Thomas Smith, Governor of Newfoundland, 1743.
    • Brown Family

    • Real property--Great Britain--Colonies--Newfoundland and Labrador; Brown family--Correspondence; Legal documents; Land settlement--Newfoundland and Labrador--Bonavista; Newfoundland and Labrador--History
    • Fonds comprises legal documents and letters concerning the holdings of the Brown family, planters, of Bonavista, Newfoundland, 1780-1821.
    • Burt, James

    • Real property--Great Britain--Colonies--Newfoundland and Labrador; Plantations--Newfoundland and Labrador--Old Perlican; Deeds
    • James Burt was a planter at Old Perlican, Newfoundland. The papers consist of part of a bill of sale by which a plantation at Old Perlican is transferred from John Durell to James Burt, 1728. Also includes a descriptive article from The Evening...
    • Adams, Lawrence

    • Methodism--Newfoundland and Labrador--History; Lumsden, James, 1854-1915
    • Four typescript essays by Lawrence Adams, brickmaker, of Milton, Trinity Bay on the: 'History of Methodism, 1765-1925'; 'History of Random North Methodist Charge'; - 'The Early Church of Newfoundland'; and 'The Reverend James Lumsden'.
    • Byng, John

    • Ordnance--Newfoundland and Labrador--Placentia; Newfoundland and Labrador--Population; Newfoundland and Labrador--History--To 1763; Fisheries--Newfoundland and Labrador; Trade regulation--Newfoundland and Labrador; Legal documents
    • John Byng was an Admiral in the Royal Navy and Governor of Newfoundland, 1742. This collection consists of two letters dated February 22, 1742, 1743 reporting on ordnance stores at Placentia, the state of the Newfoundland trade and the inability of...
    • Cantwell, James

    • Cantwell, James, fl. 1845; Pilots and pilotage--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Ryn (Ship); Royal visitors--Newfoundland and Labrador
    • James Cantwell was a harbour pilot of St. John's, Newfoundland. This collection consists of a commendation (in Dutch) signed and sealed by the Captain in Command of the frigate Ryn and Hendrick, Prince of the Netherlands, praising the performance...
    • Cluett, Frances

    • Cluett, Frances, 1883-1969; Royal Newfoundland Regiment; Voluntary Aid Detachment (Great Britain); Correspondence; Nurses; World War, 1914-1918; Prisoners of war--Medical care; Volunteer work in medical care; Belleoram (N.L.)
    • This fonds consists mainly of correspondence written by Frances Cluett home to her mother, Matilda Cluett, in Belleoram, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland. The letters were written while she served as a Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) in Europe during World...
    • Ayre, Ruby

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    • Ruby Ayre was a nurse with a detachment of British Red Cross Society, 1915-1918. She married Edward Emerson. - This collections consists of a Scrapbook with mounted photographs kept during her wartime nursing service in the Ascot Auxiliary...
    • Columbus Ladies Association

    • Women--Societies and clubs; Church societies--Newfoundland and Labrador; Columbus Ladies Association (St. John's, N. L.); Sealing; Balls (Parties); Accounts;
    • Notice of prizes to be drawn in a sweepstake on sealing results, 1922; Grand Ball Programmes, 1926; Treasurer's report, 1925-26; draft constitution and by-laws, 1945.

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