Fonds - Hugh McPhie fonds

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Hugh McPhie fonds

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5 cm of textual records

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Hugh McPhie was born in 1815 in Avondale, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. He settled in Antigonish, Nova Scotia circa 1840. For a number of years he ran a general store in the village. In January 1861 he was appointed collector of customs and at this time gave up his store. McPhie died at Antigonish in 1887.

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Ledger was donated to the Antigonish Heritage Museum by Ronald MacDonald, an Antigonish businessman and historian.

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Fonds consists of one ledger used to record transactions between McPhie and his patrons.

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Fonds No. 16

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An alphabetical index to names of patrons, their occupations and community in which they resided is available.

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