Beattie Family fonds
Consists of photocopies of correspondence and rental accounts relating to Beattie Family of Broomhill Farm, Strathdon Parish, Aberdeenshire, 1836-1842; 9 items plus 2 sets of miscellaneous notes (44 pages total).
- From William Beattie, Broomhill Farm, Strathdon Parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland to brother George Beattie in Nichol Township. Written June 13, 1836 regarding conditions at Broomhill Farm and arrangements for emigration. 4 pages.
- From John Beattie, Broomhill Farm to uncle George Beattie, Nichol Township. Written September 29, 1838 regarding lease problems, crop failures and emigration. 4 pages.
- From John Grassick, Mains of Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland to William Beattie, Nichol Township. Written February 11, 1842 regarding his property in Scotland. The letter is accompanied by statement of accounts. 4 pages.
- From John A. MacDonald, Quebec City to John Beattie Esq., Barnett Post Office, Canada West. Written February 3, 1865 regarding the general feeling about Canadian Confederation. 2 pages. View a scan of the letter. Accompanied by a letter from the Public Archives of Canada.
- A letter written to David and Ann Murray on October 31, 1968 regarding genealogy work. The letter ends with a story of the author's uncle Thompson Beattie who lost his life as a passenger of the Titanic. 5 pages.
- Family trees of the Stone & McNaught families. They begin in Scotland circa 1810 and end with the Murrays in Canada in 1966. John Beattie and Margaret Beattie Stone are found in the genealogy.
- A text recollection of the history of the McNaught family written by Margaret McNaught Stone.
- A receipt from the Wellington County Museum dated September 24, 1979, which acknowledges the donation of a table from Belsyde in Fergus (owned by the Beattie Family).
- Claim by A. Blair, Balthayock to W. Grundison re: Fife Property from J. Baxter, Cupar, 1505.
3 cm of textual records (photocopies)
Type(s) Of Materials:
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts