Alexander MacDonald, Surveyor

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Alexander MacDonald, Surveyor

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  • 1874 - 1889 (Creation)
    Alexander MacDonald, Surveyor

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2cm textual records

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(1874 - 1889)

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Alexander MacDonald (1841 – ?) served as Deputy Land Surveyor for the County of Antigonish for a number of years. Born in James River, he was the son of Duncan ‘Ban’ MacDonald and Lydia Kell; he was unmarried, but had several brothers, sisters and large extended family.

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The volume was donated to the Heritage Association of Antigonish by Mrs Muriel MacDonald, whose husband Douglas had the book in his possession for several years.

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Fonds consists of one hardcover Log Book featuring 24 survey plans around Antigonish County including Springfield, Georgeville, Cape George, Keppoch, Ohio, Bayfield and more.

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Good condition; some staining and dirt

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Mrs Muriel MacDonald Acc # 705


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