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Alexander Stewart fonds : [1805]

  • CA PCA Acc2657
  • Fonds
  • 1805

The fonds consists of a three page transcription of a letter written by Alexander Stewart on 12 October 1805, to his father, James Stewart in Perthshire, Scotland. Alexander's letter, postmarked from Charlottetown, was written in response to...

Stewart, Alexander

Rankin, Morrison family fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2716
  • Fonds
  • 1821-1918

This fonds consists of eight letters written between members of the Rankin and Morrison families of Scotland and PEI. Neil, Coun Douly, and George are the three generations of Rankin family whose correspondence is documented in this fonds. Roderic...

Morrison (Family)

Murdock MacLeod fonds : [1831-1839; 1851]

  • CA PCA Acc2727
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1974

This collection consists of four letters written to Murdock MacLeod. Three of the letters in this collection are from Murdock's wife Effy MacDonald and his friend John Campbell between 1832 and 1839. There is also an unsigned letter written...

MacLeod, Murdock

Thomas Halliday fonds : 1815-1818

  • CA PCA Acc2900
  • Fonds
  • 1815-1818

This fonds consists of three letters relating to Thomas Halliday and his emigration to Prince Edward Island. The first letter, dated 28 October 1815, from Thomas Halliday to the Earl of Selkirk relays the difficulties Halliday encountered upon ar...

Halliday, Thomas

Catherine St. John collection : [1834-1970]

  • CA PCA Acc3023
  • Collection
  • 1834-1970

This fonds consists of the correspondence of brothers David (1769-1852) and Robert Bruce Stewart, (?-1846) originally of Perthshire, Scotland, who worked as surveyors and land agents in London, England, to William Buchanan (1800-?). Correspondenc...

St. John, Catherine

McDougall family fonds

  • CA PCA Acc3163
  • Collection
  • 1793-1857

The collection consists of forty-six letters written to or by members of Alexander and Elizabeth McDougall's family from 1793 to 1857. Approximately fifteen of these letters were written to Elizabeth from her Campbell family members in Scotl...

McDougall (Family), Belfast (P.E.I.)

James P. Lawson collection : [1768-1772; 1990-1994]

  • CA PCA Acc4326
  • Collection
  • Photocopied 1993, 1996

The collection contains copies of articles on passengers on the "Alexander" and the "Princetown pioneers" written by Rev. Lawson which appeared in the "Island magazine". Also included are research notes re. Scottis...

Lawson, James P.

W. Earle Lockerby collection : [1773, 1789, 1997]

  • CA PCA Acc4583
  • Collection
  • 1983, 1989, Copied 1997-1999

The collection contains copies of the Lockerby genealogy written by W. Earle Lockerby as well as the history of the community of Hamilton which he edited. It also contains photocopies of a petition and affidavit from the Scottish Record Office p...

Lockerby, W. Earle

Allan MacDonald (Orwell) fonds

  • CA PCA Acc4594
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1861

The fonds consists of letters of recommendation for Allan MacDonald and letters to him from Rev. Robert MacGregor and his son Alexander from Kilmuir, Scotland in the 1830s. The latter contain news of family and friends and touch on the current st...

MacDonald, Allan

Eric L. Harvie collection

  • CA PCA Acc4640
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1747-1844]

The collection consists of 9 items which pertain to Prince Edward Island's early history. Included are 4 maps of the maritime provinces, a circa 1767 description of the Island of Saint John, Prince Edward Island land grant reports for 1769 a...

Harvie, Eric L.

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