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61. Booth, Evangeline C.  Booth, Evangeline C. Booth, Evangeline, 1865-1950; Salvation Army--Charities The collection consists of a single item. It is a form letter, typed, on Salvation Army letterhead, dated November 1897, and signed by Evangeline Booth in her capacity as Field Commissioner. The letter demonstrates Booth's and the Salvation Army's approach to raising money for charitable works in the 1890s. MF-337; ASC-EAD0011

62. Boston Newfoundlanders Marathon Club Boston Newfoundlanders Marathon Club Photograph of banquet held on April 22, 1929 to honour Ronald B. O'Toole, Newfoundland's first competitor in the Boston Marathon, April 19, 1929. Relevant accounts from 'The Newfoundland Weekly'. OMF-008

63. Bourquin, Theodor Bourquin, Theodor Theodor Bourquin, ca. 1840-1914. Moravian missionary, Nain, Labrador. - This collection consists of three notebooks containing translations from German of letters written between 1865 and 1881 by Samuel Kleinschmidt of Greenland to Theodor Bourquin on the subject of the Eskimo language. Handwritten translation by Brigitte Schloss, ca. 1954. - MF-138

64. Bowers, Patrick Raymond Bowers, Patrick Raymond This is a small collection of correspondence written by P. R. Bowers during 1896 to Henry James Morgan, - possibly a resident of the Ottawa area. There are four letters concerning the preparation of Newfoundland - entries for a Canadian who's who that Morgan published in 1898. Bowers was to be included in the - volume and he suggested other Newfoundland residents for inclusion and offered to write their - biographical sketches for a fee. There are two copies of a biographical sketch of Bowers, with editorial - changes that appear to have been made by Bowers, and an advertising handbill for the St. John's - business Wyatt Brothers. MF-340

65. Bowring Family Bowring Family The Bowring Family papers consists of general family and business-related material, - including correspondence between Edgar Bowring and W. B. Bowring between 1902 and 1907 - and an undated history of the business covering the period 1811 to 1935. Most of the material is post 1940. By far the largest body of material in the collection is a - lengthy (1935-1984) series of correspondence written by P. Derrick Bowring, his wife, Moira Gordon - Baird Bowring, their children and - other members of the Bowring family to Clara Maria Bowring and (until his death in 1949) her husband, - Cyril Bowring. Clara and Cyril were Derrick's parents who lived in England. Derrick and Moira lived on the - Portugal Cove Road outside St. John's. The collection also includes some of Derrick Bowring's personal - correspondence and other documents. - - This collection, particularly the Clara Bowring correspondence, provides an inside look at a - prominent St. John's mercantile family in the middle decades of the twentieth century, a period of much - change for these families as the mercantile base of Newfoundland shifted from a British-dominated to a - Canadian- and American-dominated economy. The correspondence also provides commentary on the - major political events of mid-twentieth century Newfoundland, including the Commission of Government, - the National Convention, the campaign for and eventual realization of Confederation with Canada and the - post-1950 economic development policies of the provincial government. It also provides a glimpse of St. - John's social history of a kind seldom reported in the local press. - - The collection should prove to be of interest to biographers, business historians, and social - historians and to those researchers looking for first-hand, personal accounts of Newfoundland, particularly - St. John's, during the middle years of the twentieth century. - - Coll-157

66. Bowring Park Photograph Albums by Rudolph Cochius Bowring Park Photograph Albums by Rudolph Cochius This collection consists of two photograph albums with photos by Rudolph Cochius showing the creation of Bowring Park from 1912 to1914. COLL-311

67. Bowring, Sir Edgar Rennie Bowring, Sir Edgar Rennie Sir Edgar Rennie Bowring, 1858-1943, businessman, born St. John's. - This collection consists of share certificate issued to Bowring by the Victoria Cricket and Athletic Association, Limited, certifying his purchase of 200 shares, dated November 24, 1897 and signed by M. G. Winter, President, and W. H. Rennie, Secretary. MF-272

68. Brennan, Caroline Brennan, Caroline Brennan, Caroline, 1892-1994; Folk musicians--Newfoundland and Labrador; Portraits; This collection consists of one photograph and four pages of biographical notes on Caroline Brennan, of Branch, St. Mary's Bay. The biographical notes were written by Caroline's granddaughter, Pauline Nash, after Caroline's death in 1994. MF-390

69. British Library. Manuscript, Additional 5795 British Library. Manuscript, Additional 5795 Warrant for ordnance and list of officers for the Newfoundland Expedition, 1696-7. - - Warrant for ordnance and list of gunners and officers for Newfoundland, 1705. - MF-043

70. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 13972 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 13972 History and description of the Newfoundland fisheries compiled by Sir Peter Thompson from which excerpts were transcribed including: - Considerations on the State of the British Fisheries in America their consequence to Great Britain, with proposals for the security thereof etc. - ca. 1742; fishing trade statistics for 1615 and 1676: a list of inhabitants from Trepassey to Cape Bonavista, 1677. MF-001

71. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 15492 Vol. 1-22 Admiralty correspondence, 1696-1697 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 15492 Vol. 1-22 Admiralty correspondence, 1696-1697 Correspondence between the Admiralty and the Transport Office relating to the expedition to Newfoundland for the protection of the fishery against increasing French harassment. MF-038

72. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 42223 Matthews Collection, Vol. XLII. Prerogative Court of Canterbury British Library. Manuscript. Additional 42223 Matthews Collection, Vol. XLII. Prerogative Court of Canterbury Abstracts, 1702-1728 Prerogative Court of Canterbury Abstracts, 1702-1728. West Indian and Newfoundland Testators in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, extracted from Act Books. The three Newfoundland names are on pages 5, 6 and 11. MF-045

73. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43532ff. 148, 157. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43532ff. 148, 157. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43532ff. 148, 157. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, - 1892-1895 - Drafts of a letter or report [to Sir William Harcourt] on the failure of the market for Newfoundland fish. MF-093

74. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43559, ff. 135-178. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43559, ff. 135-178. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43559, ff. 135-178. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895. - - Nineteen letters to and from Sir Terence O'Brien, Governor of Newfoundland, on Newfoundland political - affairs. MF-095

75. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43637, ff. 14, 16. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to British Library. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43637, ff. 14, 16. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to British Library. Manuscript. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43637, ff. 14, 16. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895. This collection consists of two letters to Lord Ripon concerning French Treaty rights in Newfoundland. One signed J.V.S., June 16, 1893. One unsigned, undated. MF-094

76. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 5489, F. 41. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 5489, F. 41. Papers of Abraham Hill (1635-1721), one of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations. Six suggestions for merchants sending ships to the Newfoundland fishery. Signed by Hugh Lamy and - Peter le Pravost. MF-002

77. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 5540, f.23, Memorandum, 1795 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 5540, f.23, Memorandum, 1795 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 5540, f. 23. This collection consists of a Memorandum, 1795, from John Cary at the Customs - House, London, concerning fish and oil import duties paid by the Bristol merchants. - - MF-039

78. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 6820, f.185 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 6820, f.185 This collection consists of a letter dated October 12, 1762, from George Grenville, Prime Minister, accompanying Gazette account of the retaking of St. John's by General William Amherst. MF-080

79. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 7099. Accounts of the expenses of Henry VII, 1497 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 7099. Accounts of the expenses of Henry VII, 1497 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 7099. This collection consists of the Accounts of the expenses of Henry VII, 1497. Entry for August 10,1497: 'To hym that founde the new isle' ten pounds. MF-042

80. British Library. Manuscript. Captain Edward Wynne letters, 1630 British Library. Manuscript. Captain Edward Wynne letters, 1630 British Library. Manuscript. Royal 17ALVII, ff. 7, 9. Captain Edward Wynne letters, 1630. - - Letters from Captain Edward Wynne to 'Most dread and gratious Soveraign' and the Honourable and renowned Knight Sir Kenelm Digby - concerning the promising prospects for development in Newfoundland. MF-171
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