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Cantwell, James
TitleCantwell, James
Date of Content1845
SubjectCantwell, James, fl. 1845
Pilots and pilotage--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
Ryn (Ship)
Royal visitors--Newfoundland and Labrador
Scope and Content of FondsJames 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 of James Cantwell who guided the Ryn into the harbour of St. John's and out to sea on August 26, 1845. Since then this document has been signed by British monarchs visiting Newfoundland.
Extent of Fonds1 leaf
Author of Finding AidWhite, Linda, 1950-
Date of Finding Aid2009
PublisherMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
ContributorsHendrick, Prince of the Netherlands, 1820-1879
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--St. John's
Time Period19th Century
Resource TypeFinding Aid
ProvenancePhotocopied in 1970 from original: held by Marion Baker, Outer Cove; courtesy of Gordon Muir.
NotesThe document has been passed down the female family line; Marion Baker is a descendant of James Cantwell.
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 name198.xml
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