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Ella family fonds

  • PR-2199
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1865

The fonds consists of eight items: folder 1, a marriage license (1855 ), folder 2, transcript from a marriage register (1857), folder 3, a Masonic lodge certificate (1865), folder 4, a certificate of competency as a ship's master (1853), folder 5, an indenture certificate (1840), folder 6, a certificate of character and discharge (1853), folder 7, an empty linen document envelope with "H.B. Ella" on one side and a partial original of Martha Ella's diary. The 1855 marriage license was signed by Governor James Douglas, while the 1857 license was signed by Bishop Edward Cridge.

Ella (family)

Fort Vancouver fonds

  • PR-1682
  • Fonds
  • 1832-1858; 1866-1867

The fonds consists of accounts, correspondence, fur returns, a register of marriage licences and a letter book created by various Fort Vancouver Hudson's Bay Company officials between 1832 and 1858. Most of the correspondence consists of both originals and copies of letters outward written by Chief Factor John McLoughlin and Chief Traders James Douglas and Peter Skene Ogden however there are also letters sent by company clerk Dugald Mactavish. The letter book also includes private correspondence of James Douglas, 1866-1877.

Hudson's Bay Company. Fort Vancouver

James Douglas family fonds

  • PR-1428
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1900

The fonds consists of notebooks, letterbooks, account books, and the death certificate of James Douglas. Fonds includes several diaries kept by James Douglas and one diary kept by Martha Douglas, various official papers to do with the governing of the west coast, correspondence between members of the Douglas family, household calling cards, a book owned by Cecilia Douglas, and Lady Amelia Douglas’ bible.

Douglas family (James Douglas)

Harris family fonds

  • PR-0864
  • Fonds
  • 1753, 1834-1920

The fonds consists of correspondence of the Harris family, principally that of Martha and Dennis Harris, memoirs, journals, business records of Dennis Harris and family memorabilia. Fonds includes records relating to Sir James Douglas, the diary of Martha Douglas kept as a child (with annotations by Douglas), published books owned by the Harris family, and a survey book of Dennis Harris for a CPR survey. Fonds also include 4 photo albums and some loose photographs.

Harris (family)

James Murray Yale fonds

  • PR-0057
  • Fonds
  • 1826-1871

The fonds consists of incoming correspondence from James Douglas and others, miscellaneous papers, receipts, personal accounts and accounts with the Hudson's Bay Company.

Yale, James Murray, 1798-1871