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Baker family

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This digital collection features documents from the Charles Baker family of Cumberland County, N.S. The Bakers were surveyors, and held several important public positions within the Township of Amherst--including membership in the House of Assembly, Justice of the Peace, Clerk of the Courts, and others.
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Baker family

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Dates: 1783 to 1896
Collection: Baker family, Archival Catalogue
Description: Finding aid for the Baker family fonds.
Type: finding aid

Account

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Dates: 1807
Collection: Baker family
Description: Account (1807-1808) between Charles Baker and Robert Dickey, being a list of items requested by Charles Baker and their cost. These items may be for Charles Jr.
Accession Number: 2004.041-BAK/019
Type: textual record

Accounting notes

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Dates: all of the dates: 1806, 1831
Collection: Baker family
Description: Accounting notes against Seamans as rendered up to August 1806 and includes objections made by Seamans to monetary charges. Covers the account between 1802 and 1804. May have been written by Charles Baker. Note from William Ackles in 1831 for payment made by Charles Baker on behalf of his sons.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/005
Type: textual record

Accounts for estate

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Dates: 1836
Collection: Baker family
Description: Accounts for estate (1836) of the late William Baker.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/033
Type: textual record

Agreement

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Dates: 1800
Collection: Baker family
Description: Agreement [18--] between William Ackels and William Baker.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/026
Type: textual record

Bond

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Dates: 1804
Collection: Baker family
Description: Bond (1804) between Thomas Berry of Amherst and Hugh Logan of Amherst. The conditions of the bond are mentioned in joint promissory notes to Henry Peers of Amherst; promissory notes are not included with the document. Signed by Charles Baker and Ann Baker.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/011
Type: textual record

Complaint and information

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Dates: 1805
Collection: Baker family
Description: Complaint and information of Henry Jones of Amherst concerning a theft and break in at Jones' home as well as the suspects. Signed by Charles Baker, Justice of the Peace.
Accession Number: 2004.041-BAK/018
Type: textual record

Correspondence

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Dates: 1800
Collection: Baker family
Description: Correspondence [18--] from J. Ritchie of Solicitors Notaries in Halifax.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/037
Type: textual record

Court case document

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Dates: 1800
Collection: Baker family
Description: Court case document (1800) for the Inferior Court case Jesse Mills and Duncan Munroe both of Glenie Manor vs. Robert Forrist. Signed by Edward Baker. Notes on reverse include a signature by Sheriff William Baker, Appraisers John Seamans, John Blinkhorn, and William Blinkhorn, and Justice of the Peace Charles Baker.
Accession Number: 2004.041-BAK/022
Type: textual record

Court case documents

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Dates: 1791
Collection: Baker family
Description: Court case documents of Moses Teed vs. Moses Knapp, includes affidavits and sheriff's order signed by Charles Baker.
Accession Number: 2004.041-BAK/014
Type: textual record

Deed

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Dates: 1810
Collection: Baker family
Description: Deed (1810) between Loren Burk of Manudia and William Henry, a Blacksmith, for land in Manudia. Signed by Charles Baker Reg.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/012
Type: textual record

Deed

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Dates: 1791
Collection: Baker family
Description: Deed (1791) between Angus McFee and John Pugsley. Poor condition.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/007
Type: textual record

Deed

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Dates: 1831
Collection: Baker family
Description: Deed (1831) between Theophilus Rusco and John Oxley. Signed by William Baker.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/029
Type: textual record

Deed

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Dates: 1819
Collection: Baker family
Description: Deed (1819) between Maxamin Burk and Paul Burk. Signed by Edward Baker and Joseph Reed.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/022
Type: textual record

Deed

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Dates: 1829
Collection: Baker family
Description: Deed (1829) made at Minudy between David Donkin of Minudy and Joshua Read and of Minudy for land at River Philip purchased at a Sheriffs sale that had been in the possession of John Oxley. Charles Baker noted that oath's approval.
Accession Number: 1900.086-BAK/017
Type: textual record