Hugh R. and Donald McKenzie fonds

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Hugh R. and Donald McKenzie fonds

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  • 1856-1864 (Creation)
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    McKenzie, Hugh R. d. 1863

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6 cm of textual records

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(d. 1863)

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Hugh R. McKenzie operated a general store in Antigonish, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia with his brother Donald in the mid 1800s. He died in 1863. Donald McKenzie (b. 1831) operated a general store in Antigonish, Nova Scotia with his brother Hugh until Hugh's death circa 1863. The brother's partnership was dissolved and Donald established his own merchandising business. In 1877 Donald suffered a stroke and died two years later. A year following Donald's stroke the business closed.

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(1831-1879)

Biographical history

Donald McKenzie (b. 1831) operated a general store in Antigonish, Nova Scotia with his brother Hugh until Hugh's death circa 1863. The brother's partnership was dissolved and Donald established his own merchandising business. In 1877 Donald suffered a stroke and died two years later. A year following Donald's stroke the business closed.

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Records were donated by the Antigonish Heritage Museum by Ronald MacDonald, an Antigonish businessman and historian.

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Fonds consists of one ledger of accounts of Hugh and Donald McKenzie's general store.

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Fonds No. 8

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An alphabetical index of patrons, their nicknames and residence is available.

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See also the Donald McKenzie fonds, Antigonish Heritage Museum.

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