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Benjamin Marston's Diary, 1782-1787

Author:Marston, Benjamin
Date:1782-01-01
Subjects: Atkins, Captain Nathaniel master of the Earl Percy 1776 p. 3
"Sunday 25 Snowy-but not very thick wind Nly pm clears off wind NWly p. 210
A., G. At or near Halifax 1782: friend of Benjamin Marston p. 44
Aborn, Captain Daniel Rebel prisoner-of-war at New York: emissary for his fellows p. 44
Acadians a French mill, old, at Kingsclear: still in use 1787 p. 253
Ackerman, Captain [ ] At Shelburne 1783: late-arriving settler p. 127
Adamant arrives Halifax p. 59
Adams, Captain [ ] Master of a Rebel privateer: saved crew of the ship- wrecked Blond: honoured at Halifax Huzza p. 60
Adams, W. Baine, Thomas And Benjamin Marston p. 276
Adams, W. his wharf-lot at Shelburne p. 272
Adams, William Bears Benjamin Marston's certificates p. 156
Affleck, Captain [ ] Arrives at Shelburne 1783 p. 92
Albacore [?H.M.S.] Convoys Halifax ships to New York 1782 p. 52
Alcoholic drink Benjamin Marston provides to crowd at Northumberland County ceremony p. 189
Alcoholic drink excess of at Shelburne p. 93
Aliburton, Captain [ ] Haliburton, Captain [ ]Allen, Lt.-Col. Isaac guest of Thomas Carleton 1785/1/2 Carleton, Thomas "Governor" his dinner guests 1785/1/2: Isaac Allen, J. Putnam, [ ] Willard, Beverley Robinson, J. Odell, Benjamin Marston and "Davidson" Davison, [ ] Thomas Carleton's guest 1785/1/2 Haliburton, Captain [ ] Bears Benjamin Marston letters to relatives at [?Marble- head] Marston, Benjamin dines with Thomas Carleton and distinguished St. John- ers p. 174
Allan, William Benjamin Marston writes to Allen, George 1783 p. 130
Allan, William at Fort Cumberland 1787 p. 189
Allen, George Bell, Captain [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 145
Allen, George writes to Benjamin Marston at Shelburne 1783 p. 117
Americans of Massachusetts: curb private shipping to abet the State's interests 1776 p. 24
Americans rumour of impending peace with p. 70
Americans some refuse military service to Rebels: are jailed p. 29
Amory, Jonathan Of [?Plymouth]: his friend Benjamin Marston visits him p. 244
Amory, Jonathan goes bail for Benjamin Marston 1787 p. 248
An "inoculating hospital" at Plymouth 1776 p. 19
Annapolis Edward Winslow at or near 1784/12/15 p. 170
Arethusa [?H.M.S.] A frigate, [?Sir] Richard Peirson, master: to Halifax with the prize Thorn 1782 p. 55
Arethusa [?H.M.S.] to NewfoundlandBeard, [ ] Bears Benjamin Marston letter Halifax to Boston p. 58
Argyle Argyle RoadBertram, A. Of [?Shelburne] 1784: p. 165
Argyle Near Shelburne: re settlement of its people p. 143
Arnold, General Benedict his cutterC. & C. [Mr.] Benjamin Marston borrows from p. 251
At Shelburne 1784, magistrate: trained as a merchant p. 148
At Shelburne 1784: a lawyer (of sorts) p. 149
Atalanta A vessel, British: arrives at Halifax 1782 p. 57
Atkins, Captain Nathaniel Benjamin Marston wishes to retain p. 23
Atkins, Captain Nathaniel his seized tobacco p. 31
Atkinson, William Apparently a member of a Benjamin Marston survey party p. 230
Atkinson, William labourer, Benjamin Marston's sawmill p. 231
B., R. Probably at New York 1782/5/-: Benjamin Marston to, re state of business in Nova Scotia p. 43
B., Stephen One of the inept among Shelburne's settlersfires at Shelburne p. 82
B[ ] At Shelburne 1783: known to Benjamin Marston who pities him: apparently an alcoholic p. 90
B[ ]k, [ ] At Shelburne 1784, Justice of the Common Pleas: soldier and gentlemanB[ ]r, [ ] p. 148
B[ ]y, [ ] "B[ ]dly" Benjamin Marston dines with p. 88
B[ ]y, [ ] At Shelburne 1783: the Commissary L., Lieutenant [ ] At Shelburne 1783: military Engineer p. 76
Bacon, [ ] Of Plymouth 1776: a [Puritan] preacher p. 16
Bailey, Phillip And Benjamin Marston p. 278
Barclay, Captain [ ] at Shelburne 1783 p. 118
Barclay, Captain [ ] his lot p. 157
Barclay, Captain [ ] p. 121
Barrington re settlement of its people p. 143
Bartibog Benjamin Marston surveys at 1786 for John Moody p. 240
Bartibog River re a survey of area p. 240
Bartlett, Silas Committee of Safety member 1776: "a tool" of the Rebels - Benjamin Marston faces p. 6
Barton, [ ] Settled on south side of Grand Lake by 1786 p. 229
Bay Verte on Benjamin Marston's land journey p. 187
Bayman, Jonathan On the Miramichi 1785: chain-man to surveyor Benjamin Marston p. 199
Bayman, Jonathan his land: adjacent to Captain John McLean's p. 200
Bedoin "Bedouin" Benjamin Marston to survey farm lots as p. 205
Bell, Joseph Account with Benjamin Marston p. 276
Bellefield In Massachusetts: [ ] Bryoner of Bryoner, [ ] Of Bellefield, Massachusetts: re Benjamin Marston and John Watson p. 244
Benjamin Marston acquaintance p. 165
Benjamin Marston surveys his property p. 197
Bernard, Jonathan At Shelburne: apparently his lot surveyed p. 272
Bertram, A. his water-lot p. 275
Bethel, Captain [ ] Of Lunenburg 1783: Benjamin Marston his guest p. 71
Birch Town Being surveyed for Blacks: so called 1783/9/7 p. 115
Birch Town River Also called North West River p. 146
Blair, [ ] At Shelburne: his lot surveyed p. 272
Bliss, Jonathan attends ball and supper at St. John 1785/2/16 p. 181
Bliss, S. Bears Benjamin Marston letters Boston to or toward Fredericton 1787 p. 248
Bliss, S. perhaps a ship's officerGlover, Jonathan Of Marblehead 1787: Benjamin Marston's acquaintance p. 249
Blockades Admiral [ ] Hopkins at Providence 1776 p. 22
Blond brings a large prize to Halifax Collins, [ ] p. 42
Blond wrecked on the Seal Islands p. 43
Bluck, Colonel [ ] At Shelburne 1783: his town nearby and settlement of p. 111
Bluck, Colonel [ ] his town for Blacks p. 112
Bonami*, [ ] [*My spelling :BJG] His land on [William] Davidson's grant 1786 p. 219
Bow Wood Governor J. Parr's farm at Shelburne p. 136
Bow Wood below the town p. 145
Bowen, Captain [ ] Of Wilmot, Nova Scotia: and Benjamin Marston p. 169
Bower, Dr. Joseph Rebel prisoner-of-war at New York: emissary for his fellows p. 45
Brain, [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 275
Breen, [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 275
Brewer, [ ] Apparently his land surveyed at Shelburne p. 272
Brinley, Edward "Brindley" Benjamin Marston to: rum ration owing p. 165
Brinley, Edward "Brinly" re Benjamin Marston p. 133
Bristol militia ordered to 1776 p. 22
British naval strength 1781 p. 53
British naval successes against French 1782 p. 50
Brittain, G. p. 257
Brittania p. 167
Brothers, The [?this] a sloop, Jonathan Walton, master: sails New York to Digby 1787 p. 25
Brown, George Benjamin Marston lodges with p. 197
Brown, George election-notice posted with p. 203
Brown, George of the Miramichi about two miles from Indian Town 1785 p. 191
Brown, George p. 202
Brown, George provides lodging for survey party p. 222
Brunswicker A soldier belonging to Brunswick in Germany: one of those recruited to reinforce North American regiments 1782 p. 55
Buckram A schooner: [ ] Holmes, owner 1782 p. 63
Burdick, [ ] [?A New England tavern-keeper] His establishment famil- iar to Benjamin MarstonDragon, the Apparently a New England tavern 1776 Marston, Benjamin doggerel letter to Stephen Sewell pg.(-15) p. 12
Bureaucracies bungling at Shelburne: officialdom's new plan for p. 106
Burnham, John Of Marblehead: causes arrest of Benjamin Marston p. 248
Burns, Jonathan His land on Indian Brook p. 212
Buskirk, Colonel [ ] at Shelburne 1783/11/-: moves with family into Benjamin Marston's cellar p. 135
Buskirk, Colonel [ ] his 500 acres p. 146
Buskirk, Colonel [ ] p. 139
Byles, Mrs. [ ] Of Halifax: rents quarters to Benjamin Marston p. 164
C. & C. [Mr.] p. 262
C[ ], Billy Probably Coffin, William p. 169
Caesar receives King's Allowance p. 186
Cameron, [ ] At Shelburne 1783: settled on ungranted land p. 130
Cameron, [ ] [?he] his lot p. 157
Campbell, Colonel [ ] Land for at Shelburne p. 122
Campbell, Lieutenant-General John departs Halifax for Penobscot 1782/9/-: p. 58
Campbell, Oliver His lot on Sullivan's Point p. 151
Canadian Boundary In Northumberland County: apparently north of Neguac: Benjamin Marston surveys on p. 218
Canadian Marsh In Northumberland County near the Canadian boundary: surveyed by Benjamin Marston p. 218
Cap Persue "Cape Perceu" apparently near the Seal Islands p. 44
Cape Black Benjamin Marston's survey of p. 156
Cape Black Near Shelburne p. 119
Carleton, Lady wife of Thomas Carleton: attends ball and supper p. 181
Carleton, Sir Guy his bad judgement re Shelburne settlers p. 88
Carleton, Sir Guy prisoners-of-war from Quebec p. 30
Carleton, Thomas attends ball and supper 1785/2/16 p. 181
Carleton, Thomas hosts a large ball and supper, Queen's birth-night 1785/1/18 p. 177
Carroland*, Patrick "Carrol" [apparently he] of Halifax 1783: seeks land at Shelburne: Benjamin Marston regards as dishonest p. 105
Carroland*, Patrick Of Halifax: a shyster seeking land at Shelburne p. 105
Casey, Captain [ ] Master of the Packet 1784 p. 145
Cassel, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 128
Caton A vessel: sails Halifax to England, apparently on convoy duty 1783 p. 69
Ceres H.M.S. p. 55
Ceres H.M.S. p. 64
Ch[ ], [ ] Of Fredericton 1787: "a gentleman of the law": re A. Finucane, Sugar Island, and original grantees p. 263
Chad, William Rebel: prisoner-of-war at New York 1782 p. 48
Chappel, Captain [ ] Master of a vessel plying Miramichi to Bay Vert [etc.] 1786 p. 242
Charleston p. 58
Charleston Chatham [?H.M.S.] Leaves Halifax on a cruise 1782/7/- p. 51
Charlottetown Benjamin Marston arrives at: "a poor miserable place.....inhabited by an idle indolent poor Gentry....at perpetual variance among themselves and ready to make advantage upon all who come among them 1786 p. 231
Chipman, Ward Recorder 1787 p. 258
Chipman, Ward at St. John 1784: Benjamin Marston visits p. 171
Chipman, Ward hosts "a most magnificent Ball & Supper" p. 181
Christian, Captain [ ] [?Master] of the Cyclops: Benjamin Marston's acquaintance p. 109
Christian, Captain [ ] p. 112
Christian, Captain [ ] re settling Blacks at Shelburne p. 110
Christmas Benjamin Marston's complete entry for 1785/12/25: p. 210
Clergymen Reverend [ ] Walter, at Shelburne 1783 p. 129
Clouston, Captain [ ] Master of a State-owned privateer brig out of Plymouth 1776 p. 24
Co[?wper], [ ] At Shelburne 1783: apparently helping Benjamin Marston survey p. 126
Coal fleet carrying: loses three vessels 1782 George's Island p. 52
Cockain, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Cocoa price of at Halifax 1783 p. 66
Cocoa price of at Plymouth 1776: Benjamin Marston has 4400 bbl. seized p. 21
Coffin, William [?he] at Windsor 1784: Benjamin Marston encounters there p. 169
Colonel Tommy [??Christian name] Rebel and petty tyrant: to a militia Corps 1776 p. 23
Coly, [ ] At Miramichi 1786, sawyer: employed by Benjamin Marston p. 233
Committee of Safety At Plymouth 1776: Benjamin Marston before p. 4
Committee of Safety at Marblehead: a pest to Benjamin Marston p. 33
Committee of Safety gives Benjamin Marston liberty of Plymouth p. 26
Committee of Safety its members: Dr. [ ] Tory, Captain [ ] Weston, Deacon [ ] Diamond, [ ] Drew, Silas Bartlett, [ ] Mahew, D. Lothrop and [ ] CrosswellDiamond, Deacon [ ] p. 5
Committee of Safety jails those refusing military service p. 29
Committee of Safety member 1776: Benjamin Marston faces p. 5
Committee of Safety member 1776: tries Benjamin Marston Drew, [ ] p. 5
Cook, Captain James Extracts from a chart made by p. 61
Coon, [ ] Junior At Miramichi 1786: labourer in Benjamin Marston's sawmill p. 231
Coon, [ ] Senior At Miramichi 1786: labourer in Benjamin Marston's sawmill p. 231
Cooper, Jonathan Rebel: prisoner-of-war at New York 1782 p. 48
Courtney, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Courtney, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Courtney, [ ] [apparently there are 3 of them] At Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Courts Maritime Court 1776 in New England: apparently the United States counterpart of Admiralty Court p. 16
Courts New Brunswick Supreme meets for first time 1785/2/1: Chief Justice addressed Grand Jury p. 180
Courts at Miramichi 1785: a "Jury of Inquest" on [ ] Davidson: apparently re conditions of land tenure p. 190
Courts at Shelburne 1784: ill-manned to serve the law p. 148
Cowell, Richard Rebel, on his way to France 1782: taken aboard the Thorn p. 55
Cox, [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 275
Craig, [ ] At Shelburne 1784: his lot near Bow Wood p. 154
Cram, Robert At Miramichi 1786: labourer, Benjamin Marston's sawmill p. 231
Crappel, [ ] Probably master of a vessel plying Miramichi-Bay Vert, etc. 1785 p. 201
Crosswell, [ ] Committee of Safety member 1776: Benjamin Marston faces p. 6
Cunningham, Jonathan His lot at Shelburne p. 157
Curaco French lose to the British 12 ships, a fortune in cash, and their Royal standard p. 50
Cushing, Judge Nathan At Plymouth 1776: Judge of Maritime Court p. 16
Cyclops A vessel, Captain [ ] Christian 1783 p. 109
D[ ]n, [ ] At Shelburne 1784, a half-pay officer who practises law: "a fool who can not spell"G[ ]d[ ]e, [ ] p. 149
Dams At Miramichi: built for Benjamin Marston's sawmill 1786 p. 234
Dartmouth Cove In Halifax Harbour: 1782 p. 42
Dartmouth Haligonians cross to on ice 1783/1/- p. 69
Davidson, William "an ignorant, cunning fellow" of great influence: elected to New Brunswick Legislature 1785 p. 204
Davidson, William Of the Miramichi 1785: Dr. [ ] Prince's notice to via Benjamin Marston p. 189
Davidson, [ ] Of Miramichi 1785: subject to a Jury of Inquest apparently re conditions of land tenure p. 190
Davidson, apparently re land tenure p. 190
Dawson, Captain [ ] His great success against United States privateers p. 29
Day, B. Borrows sum from Benjamin Marston p. 277
DeGrasse, [ ] MS DuGrasse Commander of French fleet at Boston 1782 p. 56
Deblois, Messrs "Deblois" and Benjamin Marston p. 266
Deblois, Messrs Business with Benjamin Marston and Thomas Robie p. 265
Delesdernier, J.M. Benjamin Marston's chain-man p. 212
Delesdernier, J.M. With Benjamin Marston on exploratory tour p. 205
Delesdernier, J.M. his account p. 221
Delesdernier, Mark on the Miramichi 1785: Benjamin Marston lodges with p. 201
Delesdernier, Mark works on Benjamin Marston's sawmill p. 209
Delesdernier, MarkGillish, Alexander [?he] "Alexander" [only] of the Miramichi 1786: employed by George Brown p. 214
Delesdernier, Mrs. J.M. Dry goods for p. 221
Denmark its naval strength 1781 p. 53
Dewolf, E. apparently operates an inn: an ostler p. 170
Dewolf, E. of Horton 1784 p. 169
Digby Benjamin Marston at 1784/12/17: "a sad grog-- drinking place" p. 171
Disease, ailments and indispositions [an "inoculating hospital" opened at Plymouth 1776/11/-]Hospitals p. 19
Disease, ailments and indispositions scurvy aboard ship 1782 p. 55
Dodge, [ ] Owner of the Eagle, Rebel privateer 1776 p. 11
Dole, [ ] Bears Benjamin Marston letter to G. White at New York p. 69
Dominica Benjamin Marston to with cargo 1776 p. 3
Dominique, Jean An Indian: Benjamin Marston buys finery for p. 278
Donald, James From Scotland: on the Miramichi 1785: p. 197
Drunkenness B[ ] at Shelburne: apparently common here, and here, a common example 1783 p. 90
Drunkenness Common at Miramichi 1785 p. 190
Ducket, [ ] At Shelburne 1783: apparently assistant surveyor to Benjamin Marston p. 124
Duels one threatened at Shelburne p. 92
Durfy, [ ] "Durfee" at Shelburne 1783: made Justice of the Peace p. 100
Durfy, [ ] At Shelburne [the son]: his lot p. 146
Durfy, [ ] his land-grant p. 140
E[ ] ElizaLloyd, Mrs. [ ] Apparently of Halifax: Benjamin Marston lodges with 1777 p. 34
Eagle A Rebel privateer, Captain Elijah Freeman Paine, master: takes Benjamin Marston p. 4
Eagle its officers: listed p. 11
Earl Percy A schooner, Captain Nathan Atkins, master: Halifax for Dominica 1776/6/- p. 3
Earl Percy she and cargo sold by Rebels at Plymouth p. 26
Earl Percy taken by Rebel privateer p. 11
Eccleston, R[obert] Rebel: prisoner-of-war at New York 1782 p. 48
Edenton In North Carolina: home of Elkanah Watson p. 261
Elections first for Northumberland County 1785: William Davidson and E. Hardy the winners p. 204
Elections for Northumberland County 1785/11/17 Thursday: two Members of Legislative Assembly's p. 203
Ellis, Captain Francis [?he] p. 51
Elvins, Henry His lot near Shelburne p. 146
English, James On the Napan River 1785: George Murdoch's neighbour p. 206
Entertainments Thomas Carleton's ball and supper at St. John 1785/1/18: p. 177
Entertainments a ball at Shelburne 1784/1/-: described[?McGragh's] A tavern at Shelburne p. 141
Entertainments at Shelburne 1783: a ball and feu de joie p. 87
Entertainments at St. John 1785/2/16: "a most magnificent Ball & Supper", apparently hosted by Ward Chipman: described Justice will be better served by creation of New Brunswick p. 181
Entertainments boxing at Shelburne p. 93
Episcopal Church Members of at Shelburne 1783 p. 124
Ervin, [ ] Part-owner of the Earl Percy's cargo 1776 p. 24
Falmouth In Nova Scotia: on Benjamin Marston's route p. 169
False Passage near Shelburne: re its settlers p. 145
False Passage p. 150
Finucane, Andrew upon brother Brian's death, claims sugar Island p. 263
Finucane, Brian "Chief Justice" receives Sugar Island, dies, and brother Andrew claims it p. 263
Fish at Shelburne: five men take 800 cod in 24 hours p. 75
Fish herring: in the Maritimes: large quantity and superior quality p. 261
Fish prices of at Halifax 1783 p. 66
Fish stories: at Shelburne 1783: man shoots salmon with a musket, then captures it with bare hands p. 72
Fishery Miramichi settlers dependent upon 1785 p. 190
Florence, Lewis On survey at Bartibog 1786: Benjamin Marston's chain-man p. 240
Flour imported to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia p. 260
Flour price of at Halifax 1783 p. 66
Forster, Edward "E. Forster" of Halifax: supplies sawmill "irons": re Benjamin Marston p. 203
Fort Cumberland Benjamin Marston visits William Allan of 1785 p. 189
Fowles, Colonel [ ] At Plymouth 1776: Benjamin Marston's friend p. 17
Fox, [ ] At Shelburne 1783: re 50-acre town lots p. 120
Francis, Charles King's Allowance to p. 186
Fraser, (Reverend) James re transport of Benjamin Marston's goods, Halifax to Miramichi 1786 p. 230
Frederic Fredericton p. 185
Freemasons A goodly number of at Shelburne 1783: celebrate St. John's Day drunkenly p. 93
French Crown The monetary unit: its value 1787 p. 261
French West Indies fleet in disarray Montgomery, Captain [ ] Sails Halifax for Glasgow 1782/9/- p. 56
French naval losses in West Indies 1782 p. 50
French naval strength 1781 p. 53
Fresh Water River Near the mouth of Halifax Harbour p. 55
Gallaison, Colonel [ ] Near Plymouth 1777: Benjamin Marston's friend p. 32
Gaspereau River part of travel-route, St. John-Miramichi p. 202
Gold, Arthur Probably Goold, Colonel Arthur p. 117
Golding, Joseph [probably he] settled between Grimross and the Kennebekasis by 1786: apparently an inn-keeper p. 230
Goold, Colonel Arthur "Gold" writes to Benjamin Marston at Shelburne p. 117
Gordon, [ ] Employed by William Davidson of Miramichi p. 211
Grand Lake a Barton family settled on the south side of by 1786 p. 229
Grand Lake part of travel-route, Miramichi-St. John p. 200
Gray, Captain [ ] At Shelburne 1784 p. 155
Gray, Captain [ ] his survey p. 157
Gray, Isaac His lot near Shelburne p. 146
Green's Harbour Near Shelburne p. 78
Green's Harbour lots surveyed at p. 157
Greenwood, William Of Cape Black: re Benjamin Marston p. 167
Griffin, [ ] Account with Benjamin Marston p. 277
Grimross p. 202
Grist Mills at Kingsclear 1787: old French one p. 253
Gunning Cove Near Shelburne: lots surveyed at p. 124
H[ ]r, P[ ]y Female friend of Benjamin Marston p. 97
Hadley Family Of Chedabucto 1782: kind and generous to Benjamin Marston p. 44
Hailes, Harris William Benjamin Marston visits 1784 p. 171
Hale, William "Billy" Benjamin Marston's friend p. 165
Hale, William "William" moneys to from Benjamin Marston p. 167
Hale, William at Shelburne 1783: re Benjamin Marston p. 133
Hale, William p. 275
Hales, Major Hailes, Major Harris William p. 171
Halifax Rebels held prisoners-of-war at p. 30
Halifax fleet of 55 arrives safely at 1782 p. 54
Halifax its Harbour freezes over 1783/1/- p. 69
Halifax its military unpreparedness p. 52
Halifax prisoners-of-war escape at 1782 p. 42
Halifax rumour of 1783 peace puts business community in gloom p. 70
Hamilton, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 123
Hammond, Sir Andrew he and family sail Halifax for Britain 1783/1/25 p. 69
Hardy, Elias of St. John, lawyer "of no great reputation": wins Assembly seat for Northumberland 1785 p. 204
Hargraves, Captain William Benjamin Marston to p. 167
Hargraves, Captain William at Shelburne 1783: has water-lot surveyed p. 117
Hargraves, Captain William p. 272
Hargraves, Captain William recommended for a land-grant p. 113
Harvard College its alleged failure to implant virtues p. 90
Hatch, Captain [ ] A Rebel: master of a privateer schooner out of Plymouth 1776 p. 24
Hatch, Captain [ ] captured p. 29
Hazzard, Captain Stanton Contests 1785 Northumberland County election: loses p. 204
Hecht, Frederick William re Edward Winslow's Black servants and King's Allowance p. 186
Henderson, Alexander On the Miramichi 1785: election notice posted with p. 203
Henderson, Peter Apparently near Neguac 1786: his land surveyed p. 218
Hennesy, R. At Miramichi 1786: labourer on Benjamin Marston's sawmill p. 232
Herring Falls Near Shelburne p. 146
Hessians as recruits to North American regiments 1782 p. 55
Hessians lose to General George Washington p. 29
Holland its naval strength 1781 p. 53
Holmes, [ ] Apparently of Halifax, owner of the Buckram: employs Benjamin Marston p. 62
Holmes, [ ] Benjamin Marston and money to p. 265
Hopkins, Admiral [ ] With his fleet: blockaded at Providence 1776 p. 22
Horton His Miramichi land surveyed p. 214
Horton [ ] DeWolf at 1784 p. 169
Houses at Shelburne 1784: 231 frame, 816 log: with others, total of 1, 157 p. 143
Howe [?this] Shelburne to Halifax p. 99
Humphries, [ ] At Miramichi 1786: labourer on Benjamin Marston's saw-mill p. 232
Huzza a vessel: arrives Halifax from Quebec 1782 p. 59
Imports flour to Nova Scotia-New Brunswick p. 260
Indian Brook George Manning, Daniel Merchant, and Jonathan Burns have land on p. 212
Indian Brook On the Miramichi, near John Watson's property p. 199
Indian Corn price of at Halifax, br> p.67 p. 66
Indian Town III On the Miramichi p. 191
Indian Villages on the Salmon River (Queens County) 1786 p. 229
Indians finery bought for by Benjamin Marston: listed p. 278
Indians have village on the Salmon River (Queens County) 1786 p. 229
Inn-keepers Apparently [ ] Quanton of Manawagonish 1785 p. 180
Inn-keepers [ ] Wilson at Miramichi Point p. 188
Inn-keepers perhaps [ ] Golding on the lower St. John p. 230
Inn-keepers perhaps [ ] Slut at Grimross 1786 p. 230
Inventions improved rat-bait: recipe for by Benjamin Marston p. 41
Jagers 40 of placed on town lots p. 116
Jenkins, Richard His lot at Shelburne surveyed p. 272
Jersey A ship, British: prison-ship at New York 1782 p. 47
Johnson and Wood Account with Benjamin Marston p. 276
Jones, A. Account with Benjamin Marston p. 276
Jordan Falls Near Shelburne Marston, Benjamin map and plan of Shelburne to Charles Morris p. 140
Jordan River Benjamin Marston surveys near p. 156
Jordan River Near Shelburne p. 151
Juba King's Allowance to p. 186
Jury of Inquest At Miramichi: examines case of [ ] p. 190
Justice Rebel: the Earl Percy sold without trial p. 26
Justice needed in Northumberland County 1785 p. 190
Kavenagh, [ ] Owner or master of a shallop plying Halifax-Miramichi 1786 p. 230
Kay, Captain [ ] Master of a vessel plying Bay of Fundy 1785 p. 201
Kingsclear farm for sale at, next Edward Winslow's 1787: an old French grist-mill on p. 253
Knox, Henry Edward At Shelburne 1783: Notary Public p. 100
Kollock, Captain Simon has business for Benjamin Marston 1786 p. 214
Kullock, Captain [ ] Kollock, Captain Simon p. 214
Land of Saints Benjamin Marston's epithet for Boston p. 247
Lane, John Of [?Plymouth]: Benjamin Marston calls on p. 244
Lane, John of London: apparently a representative of a company trading with the West Indies p. 247
Lathrop, Dr. [ ] Lothrop, Dr. [ ] p. 19
Lawson, Lieutenant [ ] Deputy Engineer: his land at Shelburne and Joshua Watson p. 114
Lawson, Lieutenant [ ] his 100 acres p. 146
Lawson, Lieutenant [ ] p. 155
Lawyers At Shelburne: described 1784 p. 149
Leckie, [ ] Of [?Shelburne] 1784: Benjamin Marston acquaintance p. 165
Leg and Foot Name of an area near Shelburne 1784: eight lots on p. 152
Leonard, George I (Senior) contests 1785 Northumberland County election: loses p. 204
Lesdernier, J.M. Delesdernier, J.M. p. 205
Lewis, Thomas At Plymouth 1776: Benjamin Marston's friend p. 17
Little Napan River p. 206
Little River In Northumberland County: possibly the Renous intended p. 224
Little South-West Branch Miramichi also called the Renous River p. 194
Liverpool the Packet brings recaptured ship to p. 51
Lloyd, Henry "Harry" re Benjamin Marston, Dr. J. Prince, etc., and unpaid insurance bill p. 247
Longbotham, [ ] At St. Eustatius 1776: 10-year friend of Benjamin Marston p. 4
Lothrop, D. Committee of Safety member 1776: formerly, Benjamin Marston's guest, now his accusor p. 6
Lothrop, Dr. [ ] Of Plymouth 1776 p. 19
Lovell, James Receiver-General for Massachusetts Bay: his tax receipt almost nil for 1782, as of June 1st p. 51
Low, Ch[arles] at Shelburne 1783: re Benjamin Marston p. 133
Low, Ch[arles] p. 275
Lownds, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Lownds, [ ] Captain [ ] Simmons, master of his schooner p. 161
Lownds, [ ] [?he] "Captain" abandons a voyage p. 143
Loyalists Shelburne arrivals: little idea of coping with environment p. 127
Loyalists and their character p.83 p. 81
Loyalists arrivals at Shelburne 1783/10/11: 50 families p. 126
Loyalists at Shelburne 1783/11/-: southerners frightened by cold weather p. 132
Loyalists at Shelburne: $3, 000 arrive 1783/5/4 p. 72
Loyalists at Shelburne: land speculators among p. 102
Loyalists at Shelburne: loath to leave town and take up farms p. 138
Loyalists at Shelburne: the wastefulness of "their curs'd Republican principles": re drawing for town lots p. 81
Loyalists at Shelburne: their amusements p. 87
Loyalists at Shelburne: their unfitness as settlers p.91 p. 85
Loyalists at Shelburne: their ungentlemanly character p. 93
Loyalists five days' labour said turns Shelburnites lazy p. 75
Loyalists irregularities in lots lottery p. 136
Loyalists slackers at Shelburne p. 134
Loyalists social classes represented at Shelburne Mason, [ ] At Shelburne: dies 1783/5/12: known to Benjamin Marston p. 75
Loyalists some at Halifax 1783/1/-: a "set of riotous vagabonds": leave for Britain p. 69
Loyalists the unruly at Shelburne p. 76
Loyalists their "curs'd Republican Town meeting Spirit" and settlement at Shelburne p. 73
Loyalists their egalitarianism p. 153
Loyalists to draw lots for Shelburne land p. 135
Ludlow, Colonel Gabriel G. attends St. John ball 1785/2/16 p. 181
Ludlow, Judge George Duncan attends St. John ball and supper 1785/2/16 p. 181
Lumber price of at Halifax 1783 p. 66
Lunenburg Benjamin Marston at 1783 for surveying instruments p. 71
Lyman, [ ] "O Lyman" his plan of a survey p. 156
Lyman, [ ] at Shelburne 1783: surveyor assisting Benjamin Marston p. 100
Lyman, [ ] heads road-building party p. 138
Lyman, [ ] intends expedition to Annapolis p. 115
Lyman, [ ] p. 131
Lynch, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Lynch, [ ] Settled between Coffin Manor and Gagetown by 1785: known to Benjamin Marston p. 202
Lyons, Martin Of Miramichi area 1786: his land surveyed p. 220
Magistrates at Shelburne: described 1784 p. 148
Malcolm, [ ] Apparently his lot at Shelburne surveyed p. 272
Manawagonish Benjamin Marston stops for the night at p. 180
Manning, George His land on Indian Brook p. 212
Marshall, [?S.] His land at Shelburne p. 275
Marston, Benjamin "Farewell to Nova Scotia" 1784/12/18 p. 171
Marston, Benjamin "Sheriff of Northumberland County" p. 208
Marston, Benjamin "To Eliza": a poem on parting 1777/4/- p. 35
Marston, Benjamin 1776/6/10: leaves Halifax in the Earl Percy for Dominica: apparently in charge of cargo p. 3
Marston, Benjamin J. Parr blames him re riots p. 162
Marston, Benjamin Kingsclear to St. John, intending for London 1787/6/- p. 251
Marston, Benjamin Probate business and fees p. 280
Marston, Benjamin Shelburne rioters force him to flee for his life to Halifax p. 158
Marston, Benjamin Shelburne riots and better class of people in New Brunswick: resolves to seek career in the new province 1784/8/18 p. 159
Marston, Benjamin Sir John Wentworth blames him for Shelburne riots p. 161
Marston, Benjamin a quotation concerning himself that he must never forget p. 80
Marston, Benjamin accused of improper conduct as Surveyor p. 162
Marston, Benjamin administers oaths p. 201
Marston, Benjamin and Samuel Taylor: a bill p. 270
Marston, Benjamin and home to Delesdernier's: his labourers and saw-mill p. 231
Marston, Benjamin arrested on unnamed charge at the suit of John Burnham: freed by Marston Watson p. 248
Marston, Benjamin arrives at Chedabucto 1782/4/10: asks Edward Winslow for muster-mastership of Nova Scotia p. 41
Marston, Benjamin asks to be Edward Winslow's deputy [?Mustermaster] p. 43
Marston, Benjamin at Boston 1787/3/27 p. 242
Marston, Benjamin at Halifax 1776/6/- p. 10
Marston, Benjamin at Halifax 1782/9/-: idle, broke, and dejected p. 57
Marston, Benjamin at Plymouth 1776: not allowed to go to Meeting House p. 11
Marston, Benjamin at St. John three weeks: returns to Miramichi via Grand Lake p. 202
Marston, Benjamin at Windsor 1776/5/- p. 7
Marston, Benjamin building house at Shelburne p. 137
Marston, Benjamin business with [ ] Sterne and Dr. [ ] Prince p. 184
Marston, Benjamin buys finery for Indians: itemized p. 278
Marston, Benjamin buys house-frame for his lot at Shelburne p. 118
Marston, Benjamin claiming losses from Shelburne riots p. 210
Marston, Benjamin departs Miramichi 1785/9/28 for St. John p. 201
Marston, Benjamin employment prospects poor 1782/12/-- at Halifax p. 62
Marston, Benjamin enthusiastic proposal to Elkanah Watson to set up a trading-company p.262 p. 257
Marston, Benjamin files claim in Maritime Court (at Plymouth) p. 16
Marston, Benjamin given liberty of Plymouth p. 26
Marston, Benjamin goes mast-hunting p. 219
Marston, Benjamin gratuity from Joshua Watson p. 115
Marston, Benjamin guest of James McEwen's p. 108
Marston, Benjamin has 4, 400 barrels of cocoa seized p. 21
Marston, Benjamin has been on long expedition, St. Anne's to St. Andrews: writes Penelope Winslow p. 185
Marston, Benjamin has half interest in the saw-mill: it incomplete 1787 p. 264
Marston, Benjamin has left unpaid accounts in New England p.250 p. 247
Marston, Benjamin has two sisters at Plymouth 1782 p. 52
Marston, Benjamin hired by Charles Morris to lay out town of Shelburne 1783/4/21 p. 70
Marston, Benjamin his "sisters Watsons" p. 42
Marston, Benjamin his Shelburne lot p. 145
Marston, Benjamin his cargo lost to Rebels: itemized and assessed p. 36
Marston, Benjamin his improved rat bait p. 41
Marston, Benjamin his itinerary Halifax-Annapolis p.170 p. 168
Marston, Benjamin his problems with willful, greedy settlers p. 119
Marston, Benjamin his saw-mill abuilding p. 209
Marston, Benjamin his work at Shelburne p. 147
Marston, Benjamin intends for London to receive his Loyalist-claim compensation p. 266
Marston, Benjamin journey St. John to Miramichi: accepts appointment in new county of Northumberland: sets out 1785/6/26 p. 187
Marston, Benjamin laying out and fixing people on town lots p.99 p. 79
Marston, Benjamin laying out of town lots continues [throughout this section of xxii] p. 100
Marston, Benjamin lays out centre street, Shelburne, then others p. 73
Marston, Benjamin leaves Halifax for New Brunswick 1784/12/7 p. 168
Marston, Benjamin leaves J. Wilson's to lodge with M. Deslesdernier's p. 201
Marston, Benjamin leaves Sutherland's for quarters at Mrs. [ ] Byles' p. 164
Marston, Benjamin leaves [E.] Brinley's quarters: too crowded p. 134
Marston, Benjamin left Marblehead for Boston 1775/11/24 and his experiences and philosophy of life p. 18
Marston, Benjamin life threatened re [ ] Stewart and land p. 220
Marston, Benjamin makes Robert Rashleigh and Company his agent p. 269
Marston, Benjamin meets Thomas Carleton at St. John: displays credentials as Deputy Surveyor of King's Woods p. 172
Marston, Benjamin more of journey: six days in an open boat Miramichi Point Wilson's at 1785 p. 188
Marston, Benjamin not to be blinded by green turtles p. 106
Marston, Benjamin on survey expedition to Grand Lake p. 222
Marston, Benjamin philosophical observations p. 43
Marston, Benjamin philosophical observations p.40 p. 38
Marston, Benjamin poem "To Eliza" p.10 p. 8
Marston, Benjamin poem: "A Savage's Death Song" p. 252
Marston, Benjamin publishes Northumberland County charter p. 189
Marston, Benjamin sees Governor Sir John Wentworth p. 154
Marston, Benjamin sends a farmer, carpenter, and labourer to Edward Winslow p. 247
Marston, Benjamin sends poem and miniature portrait to Lucia Watson p. 6
Marston, Benjamin settles business at Shelburne p. 167
Marston, Benjamin sought by the Shelburne mob p. 159
Marston, Benjamin surveys Blacks' lands near Shelburne p. 112
Marston, Benjamin surveys at Bartibog p. 240
Marston, Benjamin surveys lots on the Miramichi p. 191
Marston, Benjamin taken by the privateer Eagle and to Plymouth under arrest 1776/9/22 p. 4
Marston, Benjamin threatened with law at Boston: forced to pay Michael Wallace's insurance bill p. 247
Marston, Benjamin to Digby via New York p. 250
Marston, Benjamin to Halifax for saw-mill equipment, salmon nets, and provisions p. 229
Marston, Benjamin to John Watson, urging him to come to New Brunswick p. 253
Marston, Benjamin to Meeting House at Plymouth 1776/10/20 p. 16
Marston, Benjamin to Neguac p. 215
Marston, Benjamin to Salem, Marblehead, and then Halifax: re- union with dear Eliza p. 33
Marston, Benjamin to St. John, then Kingsclear p. 251
Marston, Benjamin to Thomas Robie: settling business matters p.267 p. 264
Marston, Benjamin unable to persuade military men with surveys for their lots p. 152
Marston, Benjamin under arrest at [ ] Watson's p. 5
Marston, Benjamin verses on wedding of J. Winslow and P. Pelham p. 28
Marston, Benjamin visited by "brother" John Watson p. 138
Marston, Benjamin visits Charlottetown q.v. p. 231
Marston, Benjamin visits Major Henry Hailes and Ward Chipman at St. John 1784 p. 171
Marston, Benjamin visits Major John Coffin's about 12 miles from St. John p. 180
Marston, Benjamin visits St. Andrews p. 184
Marston, Benjamin wants saw-mill "irons" 1785 p. 203
Marston, Benjamin would be a Registrar of Wills, etc. p. 102
Marston, Benjamin writes to Edward Winslow 1783/7/20 p. 100
Martin, Richard "Dick" A domestic servant and Benjamin Marston's old friend: visits Marston at Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Martinique p. 42
Mason, Charles His lot at Shelburne p. 146
Mason, [ ] at Shelburne 1783: assisting Benjamin Marston with surveys p. 100
Mason, [ ] p. 157
Massey, General [ ] Benjamin Marston guest of 1777/3/21 [ ], Eliza "E" p. 34
Mast Ships the Medway p. 184
Maudnit, Israel Benjamin Marston to, re Nova Scotia exports 1785 p. 184
Mayhew, [ ] Of Plymouth 1776, Rebel: Committee of Safety at his house p. 6
McAlpine, Jonathan At Shelburne 1783: a difficult settler p. 104
McDonald, Roderick Disbanded soldier: Benjamin Marston surveys his land on the Miramichi 1785 p. 191
McE[ ]n, Mr. Justice McEwen, James p. 148
McEwen's Corner A landmark at Shelburne p. 120
McEwen, James At Shelburne 1783: made Justice of the Peace p. 100
McEwen, James as a Judge: "an old main top bowline" p. 148
McEwen, James has land on 3, 000-acre island p. 152
McEwen, James host to Benjamin Marston p. 108
McKinney, [ ] At Shelburne 1783: settles on ungranted land p. 130
McLean, Captain John From Shelburne, Refugee: Benjamin Marston surveys his land on the Miramichi 1785 p. 191
McLean, Captain John apparently remains at Shelburne, his Miramichi land being surveyed, etc. p. 201
McLean, Captain John is on the Little South-West Miramichi p. 197
McLean, Captain [ ] At Shelburne 1783: presents Benjamin Marston a green turtle p. 106
McLean, Captain [ ] [?his] lot p. 151
McLean, [ ] Of the Miramichi area: store-keeper 1785 p. 203
McLeans Point On the Miramichi p. 220
McMillan, Alexander Formerly in "the sea service": Benjamin Marston surveys his land on the Miramichi 1785 p. 191
McMillan, Alexander chain-man p. 200
McNamara, Lieutenant [ ] Of the Atlanta: bears Benjamin Marston letter to New York p. 63
McNamara, [ ] Naval officer aboard the Medway: bears Benjamin Marston letter to Israel Maudnit p. 184
McNeil, Jonathan His lot at Shelburne p. 118
McNeil, Joseph [apparently he] of Halifax 1783: seeks land at Shelburne: Benjamin Marston regards as dishonest p. 105
McNutt's Island Near Shelburne p. 71
McNutt, [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 150
Medway a mast-ship 1785 p. 184
Meeting-houses at Shelburne: to be one for Presbyterians p. 112
Meeting-houses re Plymouth, Massachusetts 1776 p. 11
Merchant, Daniel His land on Indian Brook p. 212
Mercury [?H.M.S.] At Shelburne 1784/1/- p. 142
Merret, [ ] On or near the St. John opposite Grimross by 1785 p. 202
Military Administration failure to work with Benjamin Marston on surveys for the military p. 152
Military Incompetence at Halifax p. 54
Military Incompetence prisoners-of-war escape at Halifax p. 42
Millar, [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 145
Miller, Colonel Stephen [probably he] of Milton 1777: Benjamin Marston's friend p. 32
Miller, Jonathan Benjamin Marston a "dunning" letter to p. 165
Miller, Kitt Account with Benjamin Marston p. 277
Milton Colonel Stephen Miller of 1777 p. 32
Minerva A brigade: in the West Indies 1776 p. 3
Minot, Mrs. [ ] Apparently of Boston 1787: Benjamin Marston's board-mistress p. 248
Minshull, Captain [ ] At Shelburne 1784 p. 151
Miramichi the settlement 1785: its people said drunken, illiterate, ignorant, and much in need of law and the Gospel p. 190
Moffat, Captain [ ] Apparently of Halifax 1783: recommends three rascals for Shelburne lands p. 105
Money interest on American 1787 p. 249
Moody, John his property at Bartibog: Benjamin Marston surveys p. 240
Moore, Ben At Miramichi 1786: labourer on Benjamin Marston's saw-mill p. 232
Morris, Charles Jr. (continued) B. Marston a map of Shelburne to p. 140
Morris, Charles Jr. (continued) B. Marston's acc'ts to p. 137
Morris, Charles Jr. (continued) [prob. he] is ill p. 95
Morris, Charles Jr. (continued) [prob. he] p. 104
Morris, Charles Jr. (continued) hires B. Marston to lay out town of Shelburne p. 70
Morris, Charles Jr. (continued) to Halifax p. 99
Morris, William p. 130
Morris, William p. 130
Morris, William - With B. Marston, to survey Shelburne: appar. a senior member of the party p. 71
Morris, William - With B. Marston, to survey Shelburne: appar. a senior member of the party p. 71
Morris, William B. Marston's friend: sails for Port Mouton p. 125
Morris, William B. Marston's friend: sails for Port Mouton p. 125
Morris, William p. 117
Morris, William p. 117
Morse, Capt. Robert with B. Marston at Shelburne p. 110
Moses - B. Marston: money to for [ ] Atkinson p. 230
Mowat, Capt. [ ] B. Marston and the Governor dine with p. 100
Mowat, Capt. [ ] arrives at Shelburne p. 92
Murdoch, George - On the Napan River 1785 p. 206
Murray, [ ] - At Shelburne 1783: named Coroner p.101 p. 100
Napan River p. 206
Nastron Islands - Plundered 1776: appar. by the British p. 22
Navy Island "Navy Islands" p. 147
Navy Island "North Navy Is." p. 150
Navy Island - Near Shelburne p. 144
Neguac - Election-notice posted at 1785 p. 203
Neguac [ ] Robichaud of 1785 p. 211
Neguac its people petition for land p. 215
Neil, Pendock - Of Bermuda 1783: B. Marston a price-list to p. 66
Neptune of Europe Extract from 1781/8/13: naval resources of major European nations: summary of strengths p. 53
Shelburne to Halifax p. 156
[ ], Eliza "To Eliza" on prospect of parting 1777/4/- p. 35
[ ], Eliza "my dear Eliza" belongs at Halifax 1777 p. 33
[ ], Lucia Watson, Lucia p. 125
[?Bass], Jonathan Rebel: prisoner-of-war at New York 1782 p. 48
[?Binney], [ ] A tax-official: arrives at Shelburne from Halifax 1783 p. 77
[?Hewat], Captain [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 157
[?Largin], M. His lot at Shelburne p. 157
[?McCrumen], D. His lot at Shelburne p. 157
[?Mellow], David Account with Benjamin Marston p. 276
change caused by dispute between the Governor and "the General's ladies" p. 58
description of Hermione a vessel: from Annapolis with provisions for St. John 1785/1/18 p. 177
replaced by General [ ] Patterson: p. 58
N.R. [Thomas], N.R. p. 168
Blacks Edward Winslow's receive King's Allowance: Caesar, Frank, and Juba p. 186
Blacks Juba p. 186
Blacks at Birch Town p. 115
Blacks at Shelburne: offer cheap labour: angry ex-soldiers drive them out of town, etc. p. 157
Blacks at Shelburne: offer cheap labour: angry ex-soldiers drive them out of town, etc. p. 158
Blacks possession of their land endangered p. 119
Blacks to be settled at Birch Town q.v. p. 115
Blacks to be settled on the north-west harbour at Shelburne p. 110
Blacks under Colonel [ ] Bluck re settlement p. 112
Neptune of Europe Extract from 1781/8/13: naval resources of major European nations: summary of strengths p. 53
New Brunswick law property of an absconding debtor must be sold to satisfy any claims against the owner p. 254
New Brunswick to be created out of Nova Scotia: news reaches Benjamin Marston at Halifax 1784/8/18 p. 159
Nicholson, Captain [ ] A Rebel: master of a privateer sloop out of Plymouth 1776 p. 24
No---t Portage [Noxoat] A three-mile carry, 10 mi. from the forks of the S.-W. Miramichi p. 220
No---t Portage apparently links the Miramichi and Gaspereaux Rivers p. 228
No---t Portage apparently links the Miramichi and Gaspereaux Rivers p. 229
Northumberland County a new county: Benjamin Marston mentions thus 1785/6/26 p. 187
Northumberland County first elections in p. 204
Nutter, Captain [ ] p. 272
Nutter, Captain [ ] p. 275
Nutter, Captain [ ] At Shelburne 1784 p. 151
Observer A vessel: doing guard duty at Halifax 1782 p. 42
Observer a brig: sails for New York p. 44
Observer a brig: sails for New York p. 69
Odell, Major Jonathan guest of Thomas Carleton 1785/1/2 p. 174
Ogden, [N.] p. 272
Ogden, [N.] Benjamin Marston's friend: brings him news of Shelburne riots p. 158
P--n--n, J. Pynchon, Joseph p. 148
Packet p. 52
Packet A vessel: helps bring to Liverpool a recaptured ship 1782/7/27 and sails immediately p. 51
Packet Capt [ ] Casey, master p. 145
Packet arrives Halifax from New York p. 58
Paine, Captain Elijah Freeman Master of the Rebel privateer Eagle p. 4
Paine, Captain Elijah Freeman rank: I Lieutenant p. 11
Pallas II A vessel, British: sails Halifax to Britain, apparently on convoy duty 1783 p. 69
Pandora [H.M.S.] Sails Halifax to P.E.I. 1782 p. 42
Parker, Captain Ebenezer Of Bermuda: Benjamin Marston's price-list to p. 65
Parker, Captain Ebenezer Of Bermuda: Benjamin Marston's price-list to p. 66
Parker, Captain Ebenezer Of Bermuda: Benjamin Marston's price-list to p. 67
Parker, Isaiah Of Barnstable 1776: Rebel prize-master aboard the Earl Percy p. 11
Parr's division A section of Shelburne p. 127
Parr's division disbanded troops to settle in p. 129
Parr, Governer John Bow Wood: his farm p. 136
Parr, Governer John arrives at Halifax with wife, son, and daughter 1782/10/6 p. 59
Parr, Governer John blames Benjamin Marston re Shelburne riots p. 162
Parr, Governer John grants Sugar Is., reneges, gives it to A. Finucane p. 263
Parr, Governer John his 500-acre lot at Shelburne p. 133
Parr, Governer John orders Blacks to be settled near Shelburne p. 110
Parsley, Captain [ ] Of Shelburne 1784: re lots on Argyle Rd. p. 165
Patterson's 158 more located on p. 115
Patterson's A section of Shelburne 1783 p. 105
Patterson's five blocks surveyed in p. 108
Patterson, General [ ] at Shelburne p. 93
Patterson, General [ ] from New York 1782/9/13 [Fri.] to Halifax to take command p. 58
Patty A cartel schooner 1782: arrives Halifax from Salem p. 44
Peirson, Captain [Sir] Richard Master of the Arethusa 1782 p. 55
Pelham, Penelope Weds Josiah Winslow 1776 p. 28
Pell's Road Near Shelburne 1784: farms surveyed on p. 156
Pell, Captain [ ] p. 153
Pell, Captain [ ] His lot at Shelburne p. 145
Pell, Captain [ ] [he] p. 275
Pell, Captain [ ] has a mill-lot at the lower falls p. 272
Pendergrass, [ ] [probably he] at Shelburne 1783 p. 128
Penobscot convoy to p. 58
Perry, Silas Account with Benjamin Marston p. 277
Perseverance H.M.S. A frigate: arrives Halifax 1782 p. 50
Perseverance H.M.S. A frigate: arrives Halifax 1782 p. 55
Perseverance H.M.S. A frigate: arrives Halifax 1782 p. 64
Petitions people of Neguac: for land 1786 p. 215
Pierpont, [ ] "Peirpont" Appar. of Boston 1777: Commissary for exchange of prisoners-of-war p. 32
Pilots' Town A section of Shelburne p. 128
Pitcarin, Major [T.] p. 127
Pitcarin, Major [T.] and no cutting on Crown lands p. 111
Plymouth an "inoculating hospital" opened at 1776/11/25 p. 19
Plymouth privateers out of p. 24
Poetry "A Savage's Death Song", apparently by Benjamin Marston p. 252
Poetry Benjamin Marston "To Eliza" on prospect of parting 1777/4/- p. 35
Poetry Benjamin Marston to his sister p. 6
Poetry Benjamin Marston to his sister p. 7
Poetry Benjamin Marston's "To Eliza" p. 10
Poetry Benjamin Marston's "To Eliza" p. 8
Poetry Benjamin Marston's "To Eliza" p. 9
Poetry Benjamin Marston, occasional verses: on wedding of J. Winslow and P. Pelham p. 28
Poetry Benjamin Marston: epistolary doggerel p. 12
Poetry Benjamin Marston: epistolary doggerel p. 13
Poetry Benjamin Marston: epistolary doggerel p. 14
Poetry Benjamin Marston: epistolary doggerel p. 15
Poetry a ditty on true love: author unknown 1652 p. 25
Point Carleton On Nova Scotia south shore, not far from Shelburne p. 156
Point au Cheval On the Miramichi p. 205
Port Mouton p. 125
Port Mutton Port Mouton p. 125
Portages One on route Grand Lake-Miramichi p. 202
Portages Salmon River to Richibucto [River] three miles p. 221
Portages that linking the Miramichi and Grand Lake [Gaspereaux River] estimated at seven miles p. 228
Portages that linking the Miramichi and Grand Lake [Gaspereaux River] estimated at seven miles p. 229
Portages the No---t, 10 mi. from forks of the S.-W. Miramichi: three miles long p. 220
Portraits Of Benjamin Marston: a miniature sent to Lucia Watson 1776 p. 6
Potts, [ ] At Shelburne 1784: his lot near Bow Wood p. 154
Presbyterians To have Meeting-House at Shelburne p. 112
Presbyterians To have Meeting-House at Shelburne p. 122
Prices p. 257
Prices p. 258
Prices p. 259
Prices p. 260
Prices p. 261
Prices p. 262
Prices at Halifax 1783: list of, including: sugar, molasses, rum, flour, tobacco, limes, lumber, and fish p. 65
Prices at Halifax 1783: list of, including: sugar, molasses, rum, flour, tobacco, limes, lumber, and fish p. 66
Prices at Halifax 1783: list of, including: sugar, molasses, rum, flour, tobacco, limes, lumber, and fish p. 67
Prices fare, Digby to St. John 1784: 15/- p. 171
Prices of cocoa at Plymouth 1776 p. 21
Prices salt, flour at Plymouth 1776 p. 19
Prince, Dr. John business with Benjamin Marston p. 184
Prince, Dr. John in shipping business 1776 p. 3
Prior, Edmund His lot at Shelburne p. 275
Prisoners-of-war British hold more than 6, 000 Rebels p. 30
Prisoners-of-war General [Guy] Carleton releases those promising not to take up arms p. 30
Prisoners-of-war escape from prison ship in Halifax Harbour p. 42
Prisoners-of-war small number repatriated to British 1782 p. 56
Prisoners-of-war wretched conditions 1782 of both British and U.S. : efforts to exchange p. 45
Prisoners-of-war wretched conditions 1782 of both British and U.S. : efforts to exchange p. 46
Prisoners-of-war wretched conditions 1782 of both British and U.S. : efforts to exchange p. 47
Prisoners-of-war wretched conditions 1782 of both British and U.S. : efforts to exchange p. 48
Prisoners-of-war wretched conditions 1782 of both British and U.S. : efforts to exchange p. 49
Prisoners-of-war wretched conditions 1782 of both British and U.S. : efforts to exchange p. 50
Privateers British take three p. 50
Privateers British take three p. 51
Privateers U.S. losing contest of the 1776 p. 29
Privateers a Rebel: saves crew of the wrecked Blond p. 43
Privateers four work out of Plymouth 1776 p. 24
Privateers the Eagle: takes Benjamin Marston 1776 p. 4
Prospect Between Halifax and Lunenburg p. 71
Providence Benjamin Marston takes ship from p. 249
Provisions, supplies, etc. salt pork and bread from Halifax for Benjamin Marston at Miramichi 1786 p. 230
Putman, [ ] Putnam, James p. 174
Putnam, James I guest of Thomas Carleton 1785/1/2 p. 174
Pynchon, Joseph At Shelburne 1783: made Justice of the Peace p. 100
Pynchon, Joseph his lot p. 145
Pynchon, Joseph timorous and cunning: reveals New England characteristics p. 148
Quanton, [ ] Of Manawagonish: apparently an inn-keeper 1785 p. 180
Ragged Islands between Lunenburg and Shelburne p. 71
Rappallee, Cornelius Appar. at Shelburne: and Benjamin Marston p. 277
Rappallee, George "Rappallee" Appar. at Shelburne: and Benjamin Marston p. 277
Raynolds, [ ] Reynolds, [ ] p. 234
Rebels not all inhumane: their privateer saves a British crew p. 43
Rebels their situation, esp. military, 1776/12/- p. 19
Rebels their situation, esp. military, 1776/12/- p. 20
Rebels their situation, esp. military, 1776/12/- p. 22
Reed, Robert Reid, Robert p. 201
Refugees those to New Brunswick of a better class than Shelburne's p. 160
Reid, Robert a storekeeper p. 203
Reid, Robert of the Miramichi 1785: takes oath as Coroner p. 201
Reid, Robert of the Miramichi 1785: takes oath as Coroner p. 207
Renous River Also called the Little South-West Miramichi p. 194
Renown H.M.S. Arrives Halifax 1782 on convoy duty p. 54
Revolutionary War rumour of an end to 1783/1/24 p. 70
Reynolds, [ ] Works on Benjamin Marston's saw-mill p. 209
Reynolds, [ ] Works on Benjamin Marston's saw-mill p. 210
Reynolds, [ ] Works on Benjamin Marston's saw-mill p. 235
Rhode Island taken by the British 1776 p. 22
Richibucto Is 25 mi. from Miramichi, and portage to from Salmon River p. 221
Riots At Shelburne 1784: disbanded troops vs Blacks p. 157
Riots At Shelburne 1784: disbanded troops vs Blacks p. 158
Roads Horton to Wilmot fair p. 170
Roads Nova Scotia 1784: Halifax-Windsor quite good, Windsor-Horton "execrable" p. 168
Roads Nova Scotia 1784: Halifax-Windsor quite good, Windsor-Horton "execrable" p. 169
Roads One begun Shelburne to Annapolis 1783/12/8 p. 138
Robert Rashleigh & Co. Benjamin Marston's agent re Loyalist claims, etc. p. 269
Robert Rashleigh & Co. Benjamin Marston's agent re Loyalist claims, etc. p. 270
Robertson, "Justice" Appar. error for Robinson, [James] p. 167
Robichaud, Otho p. 215
Robichaud, Otho of Neguac 1785: has Benjamin Marston survey land p. 211
Robie, Thomas "A man of business" 1785: Benjamin Marston to p. 185
Robie, Thomas from Benjamin Marston re business p. 264
Robie, Thomas from Benjamin Marston re business p. 265
Robie, Thomas from Benjamin Marston re business p. 266
Robie, Thomas from Benjamin Marston re business p. 267
Robins, William His lot at Shelburne p. 157
Robinson, Captain [ ] Bears Benjamin Marston letter Miramichi to Halifax via Shelburne 1785/11/- p. 203
Robinson, Lieutenant-Colonel Beverley guest of Thomas Carleton 1785/1/3 p. 174
Robinson, [James] p. 128
Robinson, [James] At Shelburne 1783: made Justice of the Peace p. 100
Robinson, [James] [he] "Justice Robertson" bears Benjamin Marston letters to Shelburne p. 167
Rocky Nook In Mass. p. 23
Rocky Nook near Plymouth p. 26
Rocky Nook near Plymouth p. 32
Rogers, Samuel [he] in London: Benjamin Marston acquaintance p. 266
Rogers, [ ] Settled on the Kennebekasis by 1786 p. 229
Roseau A port in Dominica p. 3
Roseway River At or near Shelburne p. 146
Routh, [ ] B.Marston's acquaintance p. 3
Ruggles, Brigadier-General Timothy "brave and worthy old man" aged 70 [1784]: Benjamin Marston bides with two days p. 170
Rum part of Earl Percy's cargo p. 26
Rum part of Earl Percy's cargo p. 36
Rum price of, Halifax, 1783 p. 65
Rum ration owing Surveyor Benjamin Marston p. 165
Russel, [ ] At Miramichi 1786, sawyer: employed by Benjamin Marston p. 233
Russia its naval strength 1781 p. 53
S---r, J. At Shelburne 1784, lawyer: former Dragoon officer of Tarleton's Reg't p. 149
Sackville In Nova Scotia: Benjamin Marston visits p. 34
Salmon River on travel-route, Miramichi-Grand Lake p. 200
Salmon River on travel-route, Miramichi-Grand Lake p. 202
Salmon River on travel-route, Miramichi-Grand Lake p. 229
Salmon River portage from to Richibucto River: three miles p. 221
Sampson, Captain[ ] Master of a State-owned privateer brig out of Plymouth 1776 p. 24
Sampson, Captain[ ] captured p. 29
Sargent, Jonathan Of Shelburne 1784 p. 167
Sargent, Jonathan his land p. 272
Sargent, Jonathan his land p. 275
Sav[ois], [ ] At Neguac 1786: re Benjamin Marston and oxen p. 215
Savage p. 57
Savage sloop of war: brings recaptured ship to Liverpool Nova Scotia p. 51
Saw-mills at least two at Shelburne 1784 p. 154
Scott, Jonathan Account with Benjamin Marston p. 276
Seal Islands the Blond wrecked on 1782 p. 43
Settlement In Northumberland: little in interior till all river frontage is granted p. 190
Shakespeare, [ ] p. 121
Shakespeare, [ ] p. 128
Shakespeare, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 113
Shakespeare, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 116
Shakespeare, [ ] [he] p. 272
Shakespeare, [ ] apparently heads a company of settlers p. 129
Shakespeare, [ ] his lot surveyed p. 116
Shakespeare, [ ] host to Benjamin Marston p. 115
Shay, "Squire" [ ] Of Falmouth Nova Scotia: and Benjamin Marston p. 169
Sheffield, Jonathan A Rebel: prisoner-of-war at New York 1782 p. 48
Shelburne 50-acre and 500-acre lots p. 122
Shelburne Benjamin Marston to: to lay out new town called Shelburne 1783/4/21 p. 70
Shelburne Episcopal Church represented at p. 124
Shelburne Governer visits: creates Justices of the Peace p. 100
Shelburne King St. and George St. p. 150
Shelburne Loyalists arrive at 1783/5/4: near 30 ships with "3000 souls" p. 72
Shelburne Loyalists arrive intermittently: 90 more families 1783/7/19 p. 101
Shelburne Blacks to be settled up n.-w. harbour of p. 110
Shelburne Blacks to be settled up n.-w. harbour of p. 112
Shelburne Water St. p. 153
Shelburne a January ball at: described p. 141
Shelburne a Presbyterian Meeting-House at p. 112
Shelburne a market for p. 112
Shelburne a tavern at 1784 p. 141
Shelburne and 12, 500 acre lots p. 123
Shelburne apparently no clergy at and none wanted p. 94
Shelburne apparently receives its name 1783/7/22 [Tue.] p. 100
Shelburne arrogance of its New York group p. 80
Shelburne bad administration from Halifax p. 79
Shelburne five companies of troops arrive at 1783/10/- p. 126
Shelburne houses at: types and numbers 1784 p. 143
Shelburne its Loyalists pose settlement problem p. 72
Shelburne its Loyalists, etc.: a mixed bag: few well educated p. 160
Shelburne its Loyalists: their unfitness as settlers p. 85
Shelburne its Loyalists: their unfitness as settlers p. 86
Shelburne its Loyalists: their unfitness as settlers p. 87
Shelburne its Loyalists: their unfitness as settlers p. 88
Shelburne its Loyalists: their unfitness as settlers p. 89
Shelburne its Loyalists: their unfitness as settlers p. 90
Shelburne its centre street laid out May 9th and land-clearing begins p. 74
Shelburne its courts: their inept Justices p. 148
Shelburne its land-greedy settlers p. 119
Shelburne its lawyers p. 149
Shelburne its market square laid out p. 118
Shelburne its market to be in St. John's Square p. 122
Shelburne its new settlers become lazy after five days' labour p. 75
Shelburne its soil p. 71
Shelburne land speculators at p. 102
Shelburne late-comers to are grumblers: called riffraff p. 123
Shelburne minors drawing lots at p. 120
Shelburne more farms laid out at p. 141
Shelburne more provisions promised p. 95
Shelburne need of a civil establishment for p. 96
Shelburne new town-plan deranges Benjamin Marston's work p. 106
Shelburne not at: disbanded soldiers vs Blacks: latter offer cheap labour: Benjamin Marston flees: Blacks driven out of town p. 157
Shelburne not at: disbanded soldiers vs Blacks: latter offer cheap labour: Benjamin Marston flees: Blacks driven out of town p. 158
Shelburne settlers still arriving in 1783/10/- p. 126
Shelburne settlers' rowdyness p. 92
Shelburne settlers' rowdyness p. 93
Shelburne supplies to from New York 1783 p. 98
Shelburne town lots surveyed p. 76
Shipman, William His lot at Shelburne p. 157
Shipwrecks apparently this: three of the coal fleet lost, between Sydney and Hallifax p. 52
Shipwrecks the Blond, on the Seal Islands, 1782/5/- p. 43
Shortwell, [ ] Resides en route Mirimachi to George Brown's 1786 p. 222
Shouldham, Admiral [ ] His fleet, Halifax to New York 1776 p. 3
Simmons, Captain [ ] Master of Lownde's schooner 1784 p. 161
Skinner, Ab U.S. Commissary for Prisoners [-of-war] 1782 p. 45
Skinner, Ab U.S. Commissary for Prisoners [-of-war] 1782 p. 46
Skinner, Ab U.S. Commissary for Prisoners [-of-war] 1782 p. 47
Skinner, Major John Mustermaster 1782 p. 41
Slaves "Mankind are often Slaves & often times they have too much Liberty". --Benjamin Marston re the loquatious and disputatious new Loyalists p. 73
Slut [Appar. this] At Grimross 1786: perhaps an inn-keeper p. 230
Smith, II Lieutenant [ ] Of the Eagle, Rebel privateer 1776 p. 11
Soldiers disbanded at Shelburne: drive Blacks out of the town p. 157
Soldiers disbanded at Shelburne: drive Blacks out of the town p. 158
South-west Miramichi also South-west Branch [Miramichi] p. 194
Spain its naval strength 1781 p. 53
Spanish River II p. 52
Sparling, [ ] At Shelburne 1783 p. 118
Sparling, [ ] re 50-acre town lots p. 120
Sparling, [ ] undertakes his own survey p. 118
Sparling, [ ] undertakes his own survey p. 120
Sparling, [ ] undertakes his own survey p. 124
Spooner, Ephraim of Plymouth 1776: Vendu Master re the Earl Percy p. 26
Sprague, Dr. [ ] Of Plymouth 1776 p. 19
Sproat, [ ] Re exchanging prisoners-of-war 1782 p. 47
Spry, Lieutenant [ ] Officer of the cartel carrying Benjamin Marston to Halifax p. 33
St. Eustatius Benjamin Marston from Dominica arrives at 1776: meets old friend [ ] Longbotham p. 4
St. John's A section of Shelburne p. 115
St. John's A section of Shelburne p. 118
St. John's A section of Shelburne p. 122
St. John's A section of Shelburne p. 155
St. John's Day Celebrated at Shelburne 1783 by Freemasons p. 93
St. Lawrence Sarah Winslow to England aboard p. 166
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