File MS-2-400, SF Box 42, Folder 5 - Account books and correspondence regarding barques captained by Martin Leslie Forbes

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Account books and correspondence regarding barques captained by Martin Leslie Forbes

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MS-2-400, SF Box 42, Folder 5

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0.5 cm of textual records (1 folder)

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Martin Leslie Forbes was born in 1843 in Woods Harbour, Nova Scotia, to William Forbes and Margaret Malone. In 1865 he married Maria Doane Kendrick, with whom he had at least one son. Forbes was a Master Mariner who captained the barques Aspototgan and Nellie Moody out of Shelburne County. He died in Barrington Passage in 1919.

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Fonds was accessioned by the Archives in 1980; custodial history unknown.

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File contains pages from an account book for the barque Aspototgan and some loose accounts and correspondence regarding the barque Nellie Moody.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Martin Leslie Forbes fonds, MS-2-400, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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This file description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.

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