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James Pringle, St. George’s Channel
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- Pringle, James
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2 cm of textual material.
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James Pringle was born in Scotland  and came to Cape Breton in 1826. He settled at St. George's Channel, West Bay, Richmond County, where he operated a mill for many years.
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Papers include correspondence, business receipts, legal documents, and deeds:
a. Two letters from C.F. Harrington, MLA, Arichat, regarding politics in the area, a legal action taken by Pringle, and a public meeting regarding building a road to Black River, 1841, 1850.
b. Correspondence regarding debt owed by Hugh McDonald, Big Cove, 1846.
c. Payment of accounts, sale of cattle, 1860.
d. Correspondence regarding James Pringle's lawsuit against Chandler, 1867.
e. Correspondence from Donald McKenzie, teacher in Victoria County, whose salary was 38 pounds per year, 1865.
f. Correspondence from John V. Flynn, MLA, Halifax re purchase of spring Fife wheat at 7/6 bushel, 1870.
g. Correspondence from Hart & Ingraham, Port Hawkesbury regarding purchase of leather, 1870.
h. Correspondence from Tina J. Pringle to her brother George relaying experiences of Cape Bretoners in Boston, 1892.
i. Bill of goods, sale between James Cochran and Ellen Murray, 1855.
j. Correspondence regarding interest on account, 1871.
k. General bill of affairs, from William MacKay to James Pringle, making mention of Captain Wolfe, 1852.
l. Correspondence, 1842.
a. Business receipts of James Pringle, 1833-1874. Some material does not contain discernable dates.
b. Accounts of James Pringle with John McLean, 1845-1861.
c. Accounts of James Pringle, 1865-1866.
d. Account of McDonald Murray with James Pringle, 1843-1857.
e. Account of sales of cattle, sheep and butter to Mr. James Pringle, 1859.
f. Account of James Pringle with M.J.T. MacNeil, River Bourgeois, 1877-1880.
a. Warrant sworn out for arrest of Duncan Murray for theft of violin from James Pringle, 1863.
b. Notice of public meeting of the ratepayers, Section 23, Richmond County for the purpose of electing trustees, 1864.
a. Agreement between the Province of Nova Scotia and James Pringle for road repair between his farm and that of William Urquharts, 1854. Includes envelope.
b. Statement regarding the settlement of debt of Dougald Cameron “Dougaldson” to James Pringle, 1863.
c. Indenture between James Pringle and Robert Hill of Black River, Esquire Executor of the last will and testament of John Ross of Scot’s River, St. George’s Channel, 1864.
d. Draft of Indenture between James and Sarah Pringle to their son, James Jr., for land at St. George’s Channel, 1865.
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- North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton Island (NS) » Richmond County (NS) » West Bay (NS) » St. George's Channel (NS)
- North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton Island (NS) » Richmond County (NS)
- North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton Island (NS) » Victoria County (NS)
- North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton Island (NS) » Inverness County (NS) » Port Hawkesbury (NS)
- North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton Island (NS) » Richmond County (NS) » River Bourgeois (NS)
- North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton Island (NS) » Richmond County (NS) » Scot's River (NS)