island

COLONIAL

CORRESPONDENCE


General Account for Repairs done to the Government Houses and Public Buildings at Sydney, Cape Breton, 24 March 1790

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown





List and Description of Six Persons the most Respectable for Property and Character [ca.1792]

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

Names

Description

Residence

Richard Stout Esqr

A very respectable Merchant the managing partner in the oldest house in the settlement

Sydney

Wm Cox Esqr

A very respectable settler at present Captain Lieutenant in the 21st Regiment

Sydney

David Mathews Junr Esqr

A Young man son of the Attorney General giving every assistance in any Department where his services can be useful

Sydney

Mr. Wm Brenton

Acting Barrack Master

Sydney

Patrick Rooney Nugent Esqr

Has acted as Deputy Surveyor General of Lands, now in England

 

Jona. Jones Esqr

A Provincial Captain on half pay

Baddeck in the Bras D’or

There are besides in the Island

The Revd. Ranna Cossit

Missionary

Sydney

The Revd Benjn Lovell

Chaplain to the Garrison

Sydney

Mr. Lawe Kavanagh

A respectable man and merchant

Arichat

John Luce

Merchant from Jersey Employed in the Fishery

Chilican?

James Reman

Do Do Do

Dundas Island

John Vol dit Janovin?

Do Do Do

Arichat

Philip Ingouville

Do Do Do

Sydney

Wm Macarmick
Lt. Gov. of Cape Breton

 

Transcriber’s Note: Chilican is probably referring to Chetican, an old spelling of Cheticamp. Thanks to Nancy MacDonnell for this suggestion.

 

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton: CO 217, Vol. 108, p. 251

 

Contributed by Janice Fralic-Brown
Page written 5 April 2000
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