The Archives and Special Collections Department of the Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick, holds a small but unique and very important collection of manuscripts concerning Indian Affairs in New Brunswick during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The material was collected for Lord Beaverbrook by R.A. Tweedie in 1956.
The collection contains 90 manuscripts arranged in chronological order with undated material at the end. Documents include: a 1761 Treaty of Peace and Friendship; proclamations; certificates; letters; surveys; reports; petitions; appointments; lists of Indian names in various locations; and many other items. Correspondents include: Hon. Jonathan Belcher, Governor Thomas Carleton, Sir Archibald Campbell, Jonathan Odell, John Bedell, James Horton, Major-General Smyth, Ward Chipman, Thomas Wetmore, James Gilmour, Hon. William F. Odell, Alexander Rankin, George Sproule, Thomas Baillie, Capt. Dugald Campbell, and others. Indian chiefs/names include: Nicklaw Julian, Peter Pierre Jacques, Nicholas Julian, Louis Denny, Andrew Julian, Francis Nicholas, Barnaby Julian, Francis Joseph, Samuel Paul, John Baptist Pommeville, Francis Julian, Toma Francis, and others.