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Alexander Currie fonds

  • CA PCA Acc1001
  • Fonds
  • 1889

This fonds consists of a log book kept by Alexander Currie of the voyage of the "Sparrow Hawk" from Hamilton, Bermuda, to Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, via Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The volume contains daily accounts of the voyage which took place between 10 October 1889 and 18 November 1889. Information recorded includes when the ship got underway each day, when it weighed anchor for the night, the weather, the latitude and longitude, the winds, and the activities of the crew.

Currie, Alexander

Historical Society of Prince Edward Island fonds

  • CA PCA Acc1002
  • Fonds
  • 1881 - 1882

This fonds consists of the minutes of the Historical Society of Prince Edward Island dated from its inception on 12 September 1881 to its demise on 21 September 1882. Information includes dates of the meetings, names of those who attended, and the nature of the meetings. The latter four pages contain a list of the "Roll of Members of the Historical Society of Prince Edward Island. A photocopy of the material is also included in the fonds.

Historical Society of Prince Edward Island

Daniel Hodgson fonds

  • CA PCA Acc1009
  • Fonds
  • 1815-1851

The fonds consists of a rent book dated 1815 to 1851, which belonged to Robert Hodgson and contains entries for rents paid in Lot 18. A ledger, dated 1832 to 1842, contains the division of the estate of Daniel's father, Robert Hodgson. A letter book of Daniel Hodgson from 1832 to 1840, contains copies of letters he wrote from Charlottetown, many of which deal with a court case against a Quebec trader named Baraque, in which Hodgson acted as attourney for the Warr Brothers of Charlottetown. This letter book also contains entries from the 1830 court minutes, which are located at the back of the book. The fonds also includes an undated account statement of Daniel Breynan with Daniel Hodgson.

Hodgson, Daniel

Meterogical Service of Canada. Charlottetown station fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2331
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1886

This fonds consists of 17 volumes recording weather observations made at the Meteorological Service of Canada station in Charlottetown between 1873 and 1886. Included are five types of record books: record of weather postcards/telegrams; registers/reports of meteorological observations; abstracts of observations; direction and velocity of the winds records, and storm registers. They include such information as the date and time of the observation, the direction and speed of the wind, the amount of precipitation, the temperature and barometer readings, and the position of the clouds. These volumes are arranged by type and in chronological order. Volumes 5 and 6 were kept by Henry J. Cundall and volumes 7-9 by M. R. It is uncertain who kept the remaining records.

Meteorological Service of Canada. Charlottetown station

Legislative Library Port La Joye collection : [1733, 1751]

  • CA PCA Acc2332
  • Collection
  • 1920, Copied [ca. 1920]

This collection consists of copies of 7 architectural drawings depicting the proposed fort at Port La Joye and plans of the buildings at the fort. The originals are dated 1733 and 1751. Also included in this collection is a letter dated 1920 from A. A. McLean, possibly of the Public Archives of Canada, to Mr. Fraser of the Legislative Library in Charlottetown.

Prince Edward Island. Legislative Library

Tuplin family collection

  • CA PCA Acc2351
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1906

The majority of the collection consists of business correspondence of the Tuplin family from 1844 to 1900, with various companies in Boston and PEI, as well as creditors in Liverpool, England. The collection also contains some undated correspondence between family members, a New Testament Bible belonging to Harriet Tuplin, the obituary of Rebecca Tuplin, Breyton family genealogy, as well as a detailed record of the division of the estate of Reuben Tuplin junior.

Tuplin (Family)

MacMillan family collection

  • CA PCA Acc2367
  • Collection
  • 1788-1972

The majority of the collection consists of documents relating to Alexander McMillan the elder and Alexander McMillan the younger and the land they owned in Lot 57. Land records of the McMillan family include conveyances, notice of sales, leases, surveys, and plans of the township. Other records of the McMillan family include correspondence, as well as financial and legal documents concerning the rent of land as well as probate documents. Miscellaneous items include newspaper clippings, as well as obituary notices for Joseph A. MacMillan. The records are arranged into the following series:

  1. Land records
  2. Correspondence
  3. Financial records
  4. Legal records
  5. Miscellaneous files

MacMillan, Alexander (Family)

Carey, MacKieson family fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2398
  • Fonds
  • 1815, 1840-1871, 1915

This fonds consists of genealogical information, newspapers clippings, photographs, and correspondence of various members of the Carey and MacKieson families of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Also included are a log book of Edward A. Carey and Dr. John MacKieson's medical degree. Many of the items are not dated.

Carey (Family)

Report of the Sixth Annual Session of the Provincial Grand Lodge, Loyal Orange Institution of Prince Edward Island

  • CA PCA Acc2420
  • Fonds
  • 1866

The Report of the Sixth Annual Session of the Loyal Orange Lodge was held at the Provincial Lodge in Charlottetown on Tuesday, the 14 February 1866. This report contains an address given by Provincial Grand Master Sir J.B. Cooper which discussed such topics as the unsuccessful attempts of the lodge to apply for an act of incorporation in 1863, the Fenian Invasions of 1865, the Grand Council meeting in London, England on the 17th July 1865, to which PEI was to send one representative, as well as information concerning the opening of new lodges throughout PEI that year. The report also contains the reports of the finance, correspondence, and appeals committees, and the minutes of the semi-annual meeting held at the Provincial Grand Lodge on the 3 July 1866, and the financial statement for the Loyal Orange Lodge of PEI for 1866.

Loyal Orange Lodge. Provincial Grand Lodge (P.E.I.)

Colonial Building exterior plan

  • CA PCA Acc2455
  • Collection
  • [1837?]

This single collected item consists of an architectural drawing of the exterior of the proposed Colonial Building to be built in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The plan is comprised of three sheets. The provenance of this plan is unknown although, given the similarity between this plan and the structure of the Colonial Building as it was built, it is likely that the architect was Isaac Smith.


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