Agreement, John Hall and Sarah Easson
Regarding the sale of a wagon to Hall, in return for lumber and shingles; the wagon was to be delivered to Hall in Lawrencetown, "when the sleding came". Witnessed by David Easson.
Date: 8 September 1845
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 B/312
Agreement, David Easson, Annapolis Royal, and Michael Francklin, Windsor
David Easson, millwright, to supply Francklin with up to 20,000 board feet of hemlock, pine and spruce boards and planks, delivered to the King's Wharf at Annapolis Royal by 30 June 1781. Witnessed by James Kavanagh.
Date: 27 November 1780
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/119
Contract between David Easson and Captain David Adamson of the ship Brudenell of London
Easson to load vessel with pine and spruce not less than 10 inches square and 20 feet long, as soon as the vessel arrives at Sabing's [Sabean's?] Cove, Sissiboo, NS.
Date: 20 August 1771
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/78
"Copies of Mr. Anthony Costaign's letters to us"
Four-page document containing synopsis of business dealings with Anthony Castaing in Louisbourg. Louisbourg, 19 May 1754: a schooner had been sold by the Indians, so he [Castaing] had no vessel to send wine, rum, and molasses [prohibited trade] but he requested that horses, boards, moose skins, hand barrows and shovels be sent to him. 14 August 1754: difficulties regarding disposition of the vessel and its cargo. 7 September 1754: Castaing has been unable to sell the vessel, which has gone on to Boston, loaded with additional goods; nor has he been able to sell the horses and building material, since work on the fortifications has not yet begun. 7 September 1754: unable to sell the sloop at the price asked and it goes to Boston; number of vessels come from New England to be sold, only one horse sold. Invoice enclosed for goods loaded on the sloop and consigned to Mr. Ben Hallowell, Boston. King's work not yet begun is reason for no sales. (two small pieces missing.)
Date: 7 September 1754
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/34
Copy of letter, Dyson & Easson to Mr. Hallowell
Asking for information about the sloop Dove which is feared lost after four days at anchor off Green Point. Dyson and Easson are concered about insurance on the vessel, for which Hallowell was responsible.
Date: 15 February 1756
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/47
Copy of letter, John Easson to Francis Johonnot
Concerning Easson's unsettled account and the deaths of Major Phillips and Daniel Dyson. Account was sent to Halifax for attornies to settle. Easson offers £100 in full settlement.
Date: 8 July 1766
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/66
Demand note, James R. Lovet and Son in favour of Fairn and Easson
For £75 due Fairn & Easson for a road draft on the treasury.
Date: 21 September 1829
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 B/220.6
Draft, Derrick Willcok on Capt. Ellias Wayer, Granville, in favour of John Easson
To pay 7/6 to John Easson.
Date: 14 June 1769
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 B/55.1
Memorandum by Thomas Ritchie, concerning the estates of John Easson and David Easson, proposing steps to take in settling them; the accounts for both are so complicated that they are difficult to understand.
Date: n.d. but probably 1813
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/205
Letter from A. Castaing, Louisbourg
Written presumably to John Easson; refers to an unnamed schooner "Sold by the Indians before the Governor or I could have time to get her"; also requests [although trade is prohibited] that a vessel be loaded and sent to Louisbourg with ten or twelve horses, boards, moose skins, hand barrows, shovels, etc. "because the Kings works are to be Set on mmediately."
Date: 19 May 1754
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/27
Letter of Permission, General Sir Thomas Gage, Boston
Letter signed by Gage, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief over His Majesty's Province of Massachusetts Bay, and Vice Admiral of the same, authorizing the sloop Jenny, George Mitchell, master, to take on barrels, rum, and sugar for Annapolis Royal and St. Mary's Bay, and to return with stock and fuel for the use of the garrison at Boston.
Date: 27 September 1775
Reference: Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/97
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