Fonds L447, L904 - J. White Fonds

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J. White Fonds

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CA MMBC L447, L904

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  • 1807-1814; 1876-1877; [ca. 1930s-1950s] (Creation)

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5 sheets. -- 9 envelopes.

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White, Joseph

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Fonds consists of service records for James? White including a certificate of service with the Royal Navy from 1807 to 1812, a certificate of service with the Royal Navy from 1812 to 1814, a certificate of conduct and ability for Joseph White from the Marine Society's Training Ship Warspite dated 30 October 1876, and a certificate of discharge for J. White from the Mercantile Marine Office dated 19 October 1877.

Fonds also includes a collection of envelopes commemorating the visits of warships to various ports, dating from the 1930s to the 1950s. One is in German.

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Very poor condition. Recommend limited handling.

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  • English
  • German

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MMBC off-site storage.

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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21 February 2018

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