Collection 08-012 (Revised) - Professor David Macmillan collection. Additions

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Professor David Macmillan collection. Additions

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08-012 (Revised)

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  • 1612-1931 (Creation)
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    David Macmillan

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45 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

David Stirling Macmillan was born 9 October 1925 in Scotland. He received his Masters degree from Glasgow, Scotland and his Ph.D. from Sydney, Australia. He was archivist at University of Sydney from 1954 to 1968 and left Australia in 1968 to come to Trent University. Before he came to Trent he had been named a Fellow of the Royal Australian History Society. He was a Trent University professor for 20 years where he taught History from 1968 to 1987, with courses such as the Expansion of Europe, 1400-1825 and Russian History as well as, his specialty, Business and Economic History. He also taught some evening courses at Durham College in Oshawa for Trent. After a lengthy illness David Stirling Macmillan died 4 September 1987.

Custodial history

Papers were in the custody of the Macmillan estate until donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and content

Collection consists of disparate materials collected by Professor Macmillan who was a philatelist. The correspondence and documents pertain to writers in Great Britain and the British Empire. The subject matter ranges from military campaigns between the British and the French, mutiny in the West Indies and India and the sugar and slave trade in the West Indies. Subjects of letters include: battles in India, trade routes in West Indies and Asia; wars with France, Spain, and Austria.

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Fonds acquired from the estate of Professor David Macmillan.

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  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

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For related records see: 90-001 and 94-002 and 05-003.

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This fonds is an addition to 05-003.

General note

Note: The correspondence Box 1 is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Box 1

Folder

  1. Alexander, R., Commercial Bank Melrose 1839
    1a. Alison, Colin 1813
  2. Allison, James 1860
  3. Anderson, John 1850
  4. Anderson, Michael 1803
  5. Barker, Thomas 1853-1866
  6. Barraclough, Harry 1893-1914
  7. Bell, James Thomas 1843
  8. Bell, John 1827
  9. Bellas, George 1754
  10. Blaquiere, George 1816
  11. Bradford, Thomas 1822
  12. Bryon, Thomas 1849
  13. Burn, Robert 1772
  14. Carroll, Charles 1781
  15. Chalmers & Guthrie 1824
  16. Colonial Secretary, Sydney, Australia 1830-1839
  17. Crookshank, George 1818
  18. Darling, Thomas 1857
  19. David, Sir T.E. 1894-1931
  20. Deane & Deane 1892
  21. Deane, William (London) 1853
  22. Deane, W. (Sydney) 1860
  23. Dumar, William 1849
  24. Elbeston, Captain 1843
  25. Evans, Robert 1789
  26. Ewen, John ca 1770-1822
  27. Extrait de la convention militaire de la legion suisse britannique 1855
  28. Fairlough, John 1688
    28a. Falconer, Dalgleish 1830
  29. Fell, Alex and John 1846-1855
  30. Fesq, William 1882-1883
  31. Findlater, A. 1849
  32. Fletcher, Charles 1850
  33. Forbes, David (Lieut. Col.) 1820-1848
  34. Forbes, William of Township of Packenham, Upper Canada 1847
  35. Formen, John 1841
  36. Fraser, Alexander 1910
  37. Fraser, Thomas 1854
  38. Gibson, Andrew 1832-1833
  39. Glen, John 1780
  40. Goldsbrough, Mort & Co. 1893
  41. Gooding, Christopher 1686
  42. Gordon, Miss M. 1903
  43. Gordon, Edward Maxwell 1822 [related to John Ewen folder 26]
  44. Gordon, Roger 1714
  45. Governor of Canton 1818
  46. Grahame, Mrs. 1839
  47. Grahame [Graham], Barron 1825-1857
  48. Grahame [Graham], Francis 1820-1846
  49. Grahame, Mrs. James 1832
  50. Grant, Jane 1847
  51. Gray, Reverend Doctor George 1844
  52. Grimmett, George 1798
  53. Hailstone, Samuel 1819
  54. [Hardman], Jenny from her brother [ ] Hardman [1873]
  55. Hennessy, John 1835
  56. Hofa, Dr. 1786
  57. Holden & McCarthy [MacCarthy] 1851
  58. Holmes, Robert 1683
  59. Hopkinson, Sir Charles 1840
    59a. Inglis, William 1786
  60. Jenkins, Leolyn [Leolin] 1666-1684
  61. Keith, James 1845-1850
  62. Keyden, William 1824-1825
  63. King, P.P. (Royal Navy) 1848
  64. Kinnear & Monro 1853
  65. Lamond, James 1858
  66. Lang, Alexander 1843, 1878
  67. London House Results 1867-1886
  68. Macarthur, Emily [Mrs. James Macarthur] 1839, 1852
  69. Macartney, Charlotte 1870-1885
  70. Macartney, Flora C.A. 1893-1904
  71. Macartney, Reverend H.B. 1853
  72. Macartney, Jane 1875-1878
  73. Macartney, J. Arthur 1863-1881
  74. Mackay, Captain 1868
  75. Marray, James Thomas 1852
  76. Martin, William 1841
  77. Mathieson, Andrew ca 1804
  78. Maxwell Morison, William 1802
  79. McAdam, James 1858
  80. McCarthy, Donovan & son 1867
  81. McInnis, Brisbane 1943
  82. McKenzie, A.K. 1837-1861
  83. McKillip, Archibald 1835
  84. McNicoll, D 1842
    84a. Middlebrook, Michael 1649
  85. Milne, Baillie 1832
  86. Mitchael Graham & Mitchael 1830
  87. Mitchell, Alex. O.; James Mitchell; Mitchell Henderson & Mitchell; William Russell 1845-1847
    87a. Mitchell, Major (Surveyor General, Sydney) 1850
  88. Moir, James 1849
  89. Morehead, R.A.A. 1846-1864
  90. Morrison & Co 1786
  91. Murray, Andrew 1858
  92. Murray & McCombie 1858
  93. Nelles, Hon. Abram 1834
  94. Owens, Joseph 1841
  95. Panton, William 1827-1849
  96. Patterson, Mrs. 1908
    96a. Paul, Robert 1833-1840
  97. Plan for expediting mail from London to Edinburgh 1822
  98. Playfair, Robert 1789
  99. [Post office] - printed items re mail despatch 1833-1844
  100. Prendergast, William 1837
  101. Price, James 1836
  102. Proceedings at a meeting of the Proprietors of Highland Estates held in Inverness 1892
  103. Ranken, John 1866
  104. Robinson, William 1796
    104a. Royal Geographical Society 1889
  105. Ruddock, George 1781
  106. Russell, George 1802-1812
  107. Salary account 1853-1860
  108. Scott, James 1839-1840
  109. Scott, Peter 1834
    109a. Seamour, Edward 1664
  110. Shaw, Lt. Col. 1833
  111. Shiell & Small ca 1843
  112. Smart, Thomas Ware 1839-1856; [1880]
  113. Smith, Alexander 1836
  114. Smith, Mrs. 1817
  115. Smith, Mary 1863
  116. Somervell, Francis 1781-1782
  117. Speaker of the Legislative Council New South Wales 1845
  118. Steele, John 1835
  119. Stevenson & Son; D.B. Stevenson 1841-1845
  120. Strachan Hall & Co. 1804
  121. Strachan, William 1803
  122. Teal, Jon'r 1813
  123. Thomson, John 1844
  124. Thorsby, Ralph 1709
  125. Troop, Andrew 1780
  126. Townes, Captain R. 1847
  127. Vollmer, G.1902
  128. Watt, Alex'r H. 1844-1848
  129. Watt, Walter 1907
  130. Welsh, David 1846-1847
  131. Wilson, Jacob 1702
  132. Wildman, Henry 1815
  133. Miscellaneous: partial letters, envelopes, indecipherable
  134. Lloyd's Register of Shipping, London, No.2 White Lion Court, Cornhill, Robert Brooks, 1848; from 1st July, 1848, to the 30th June, 1849. London: J.&H. Cox Brothers, 1848. (Note: the name "Robert Brooks" is on the outside cover. Several pages include information stamped in red colour. It is possible that the stamped notations may have been added by Robert Towns (1794-1873) who represented Robert Brooks & Co. as "R. Towns & Co., 16 Loftus Street, Sydney" is written by hand in ink at the top of the title page. An inserted newspaper clipping provides a description of the volume).

Box 2

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  1. French correspondence, 1600s
  2. French correspondence, 1700s
  3. Dutch correspondence, 1612
  4. Dutch correspondence, 1660s [re West Indies?]; partial English translations included
  5. Dutch correspondence, 1660s
  6. Dutch correspondence, 1670s
  7. Dutch correspondence, 1798
  8. [Dutch] or [Icelandic] correspondence, 1802-1803
  9. Spanish letters, 1799; 1804
  10. Genova, 1780
  11. Haiti, 1784; 1794
  12. Lindsay, Ontario: County Treasurer's Office receipts, 1886-1895
  13. Lindsay, Ontario: War tax stamps, 1916-1922

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