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Byng, John
TitleByng, John
Creator of ContentByng, John, 1704-1757
Date of Content1742; 1743
SubjectOrdnance--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
Scope and Content of FondsJohn 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 Governors to control the many irregularities. Also includes a petition from the fishermen of St. John's and Petty Harbour, as well as an affadavit made before James Wibault, 1743.
Extent of Fonds6 leaves
Author of Finding AidWhite, Linda, 1950-
Date of Finding Aid2009
PublisherMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
ContributorsWibault, James, fl.1743
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Placentia; Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula --St. John's; Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Petty Harbour
Time Period18th Century
Resource TypeFinding Aid
CollectionArchives and Special Collections Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
RestrictionsNo restrictions on access.
RightsCopyright Memorial University
CONTENTdm file name192.xml
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