Fonds Acc3389 - Beryl Barrett fonds

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Beryl Barrett fonds

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CA PCA Acc3389

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  • 1816, [before 1982] (Creation)
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    Barrett, Beryl

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23 pages of textual records

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Beryl Barrett was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and educated at Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown, and Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. A genealogist, Beryl's chief interest is in research regarding Hessian troops who remained in, or returned to, America following the American Revolution.

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The fonds consists of two copies of an undated article written by Beryl Barrett entitled "The Early Hessian Setters of Prince Edward Island." This twelve page article revolves around the families of Johann Christian Ernst Junker (Younker) and George Weckesser (Vickerson), their German origins, service in the American Revoluton, and their emigration to PEI in the late 1700s. The fonds also contains a letter written by Robert Gray to Lieutenant Governor Charles Douglass Smith regarding public money dated the 17 September 1816.

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NO RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS

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PERMISSION FOR USE AND REPRODUCTION IS REQUIRED FROM THE PUBLIC ARCHIVES AND RECORDS OFFICE; QUESTIONS REGARDING COPYRIGHT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER

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See also:
Acc2825/67, letter from Thomas Desbrisay to Lord George Germain, 7 December 1779, regarding Hessian troops

Acc4289, (MacDonald) Kenneth and Isabella (Jenkins) MacDonald. 150th Anniversary 1841-1991, by Beryl Barrett

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