Muster Rolls and Settlement Lists : 1784.

Call Number: HIL-MICL FC LMR .G7A7M8S4
Category: Military
Creator: Great Britain. Army.
Description: 1 microfilm textual records () ; 35 mm
            The muster rolls and settlement lists in this one reel of microfilm contain a wealth of information about the men, women, and children who settled as Loyalists in several areas of Nova Scotia. A number of these locations are now in the Province of New Brunswick. Areas/places specifically mentioned include: Passamaquoddy Bay, St. Andrews, St. John River, Beaver Harbour, Etang, Halifax, Shelburne, Chester and Nine Mile River. British Regiments, one German Regiment, and several Loyalist Provincial Corps are named and they include: 74th Regiment, 70th Regiment, 42nd Regiment, Regiment of Specht, Royal Fencible Americans, Kings Orange Rangers, and Royal Garrison Battalion. Numerous other lists include disbanded officers and soldiers, African Americans (Negroes is the term used in the documents), German settlers, Penobscot Loyalists, as well as many lists, returns, and abstracts of Loyalist refugees. There are a number of letters from Thomas Knox, deputy muster-master of Loyalists for the St. John River and Passamaquoddy, to Edward Winslow, muster-master general, which concern the settlement and provisioning of Loyalists.            
Originals: The original records are held by the Archives of the New Brunswick Museum.
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            A table of contents containing item specific information for each manuscript has been created by the author of the Loyalist Collection Inventory and Finding Aids and is available in print.

The table of contents is shelved with the Loyalist Collection Finding Aids and is available on the World Wide Web.
Electronic Finding Aid Record: Great Britain Muster Rolls and Settlement List Document List.pdf
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