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New Ross: From Family to Community


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Receipt for J. B. Rockwell to Eoly ? Colwell

Date: 27 November 1860

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 12 x 19 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 49

Note: Item discusses the purchase of several items which cost a total of £ 3 19 7.


Letter from John L. Foot to Mr. Ross and Wooderth ESQ

Date: 26 December 1860

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 14 x 19 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 50

Note: Item discusses a message; "Dear Sirs at the request of Mr Thoss I say that Mr. Ellis told me that to tell Mr Thoss to fetch him some potatoes and he would give him £ 0 11 8 over bushel and to that I would test the same".


Receipt from Theodorous Kinsman to George Wheaton

Date: 1861 - 1863

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 11 x 24 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 51

Note: Item discusses several items which totaled £ 1 11 3.


Receipt from George Wheaton to Theodore Kinsman

Date: 1861 - 1863

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 21 x 20 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 52

Note: Item discusses the cost of several acts of labor with various costs.


Receipt from A. J. Cox to Mrs. John Francis

Date: 12 December 1862

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 7 x 20 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 53

Note: Item discusses the cost of an item.


Letter from John C. Wests to J.R. Robinson

Date: 16 July 1862

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 8 x 18 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 54

Note: Item discusses a promise to pay the sum of money borrowed, one pound and ten shillings, without interest, in six months time to J.R. Robinson.


Receipt from G. W. D ? to Gifford Newcomb

Date: 13 January 1863

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 8 x 19 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 55

Note: Item discusses the purchase of several items which totaled £ 2 9 0.


Letter from Edward Windrow

Date: 8 May 1865

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 14 x 19 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 56

Note: Item discusses getting a sum of money to the letter recipient (item is badly stained and has several rips which makes the contents difficult to read).


Letter from R. N. Beckwith to Edward Ross ESQ

Date: 18 May 1865

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 20 x 13 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 57

Note: Item discusses the need to receive immediate payment on Ross's account with Beckwith, and if this is not done then the matter will be turned over to their attorney for immediate collection.


Letter from Patrick McCormie to Edward Ross

Date: 9 November 1865

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 20 x 16 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 58

Note: Item discusses how McCormie has sold off all of his stock, except one cow, to pay his debts, and requests that Ross waits until spring for the remainder of the money. McCormie also promises that if he is not able to pay he in the spring he will give Ross his one cow and horse.


Paper

Date: 1866

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 12 x 7 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 59

Note: Item discusses two dates; 5 May 1866 and 12 May 1866. On the back of the paper is written "James Hunter owe (unclear symbol ?) 125". Note: item is a square of ledger with only the dates listed and the writing cut off.


Receipt from C. Graham H. to Edward R Ross

Date: 1866 - 1867

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 30 x 20 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 60

Note: Item discusses the cost of multiple items purchased between December 1866 and April 1867; these items include tea, coffee, butter and pickles.


Letter from John Jeffray to Edward Ross ESQ

Date: 25 May 1868

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 26 x 20 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 61

Note: Item discusses a request made by Captain Stury ? (letter is written on paper printed with "John Jeffray" in the upper left hand corner and "Barbados," at the top followed by a space to date the letter).


Receipt from Edward Ross to Mr. Colley

Date: 25 May 1869

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 10 x 18 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 62

Note: Item discusses the amount owning for items, with the exception of lumber, $ 11.10.


Memorandum Book

Date: 1871 - 1873

Extent: 20 pages of textual records; 13 x 16 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 63

Note: Item discusses a store accounts and possibly some public duties, printed on the back of the book is "G. Nicholson 115 6 St South Boston"


Cheque from Hilarid Chessmaue ? to Edward Ross

Date: 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 9 x 20 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 64

Note: Item discusses a payment made to Edward Ross for twenty dollars; "Boston" is printed in the top right hand corner; printed on the back of cheque is 7 October 1876.


Receipt from W. Winchester to Edward Ross

Date: 1 January 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 6 x 9 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 65

Note: Item discusses a payment made by W. Winchester of twenty- five dollars that was received by Edward Ross for one month's rent.


Account for Edward Ross

Date: 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 35 x 16 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 66

Note: Item discusses several charges.


Receipt from Otis F. Schamman & Co. for Mr. Edward Ross

Date: 7 May 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 18 x 21 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 67

Note: Receipt for purchases made at Otis F. Scamman and Co., "Dealers in Provisions, Vegetables, Fruit &C., Fish and Oysters, 128 Dorchester Steret, South Boston." Note: item is stained and ripped.


Bill from the South Boston Gas-Light Company to Robert B. Ross

Date: 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 8 x 20 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 68

Note: Item discusses gas bill for 1 August 1876 to 1 September 1876 for 7 cubic feet of gas which cost a total of $2.10; bill is signed H. H. Reid.


Receipt from Hiland, Chessman & Co. for E. Edward I. Ross

Date: 15 July 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 17 x 21 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 69

Note: Item discusses the purchase of several items from Hiland, Chessman & Co. "General Commission and Produce Dealers".


Receipt from WM. S. Cumings for Mr. Edward Ross

Date: 1 August 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 12 x 18 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 70

Note: Item discusses the purchase of coal and wood from WM. S. Cumings "Dealer in Coal, Wood, Hay and Straw" for $5.13.


Receipt from Hiland, Chessman & Co. for E. Edward I. Ross

Date: 19 August 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 17 x 21 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 71

Note: Item discusses the purchase of several items from Hiland, Chessman & Co. "General Commission and Produce Dealers"; purchases include tomatoes, watermelon, potatoes, pears and peaches.


Receipt from James Greenough & Co. for Mr. E. Edward I. Ross

Date: 16 September 1876

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 12 x 22 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 72

Note: Item discusses purchases made at James Greenough & Co. "Flour Commission Merchants".


Receipt from H. W. Lydiard & Co for R. M. Holdin

Date: 1877, 1879 and 1884

Extent: 1 page of textual records; 23 x 22 cm.

Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 795 item 73

Note: Item discusses the purchase of multiple items over a period of years from H. W. Lydiard & Co "Dealers in Crockery, Glassware, Choice Teas, Dry Goods, Hats, Caps, Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Rubbers, Etc., Etc."; Items purchased include boots, child's boots and plush cap.


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