HARVEY SETTLEMENT HISTORIES

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TRANSCRIBED FROM A MANUSCRIPT WRITTEN BY JOHN THOMPSON, A SCHOOLTEACHER AND ONE OF THE ORIGINAL 1837 CORNELIUS PARTY EMIGRANTS.

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LATELY ELDER AND PRECENTOR IN THE SCOTTISH CHURCH, WOOLER, NORTHUMBERLAND

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 IT WAS PROBABLY WRITTEN BY JAMES NESBITT OR SOME OTHER MEMBER OF HIS FAMILY AND WAS FOUND IN A BOOK BROUGHT OVER ON THE SHIP BY THE NESBITT FAMILY.

PUBLISHED TO COMMEMORATE THE PASSING OF WILLIE AND JENNIE BELL, THE LAST SURVIVING HEADS OF FAMILIES WHO EMIGRATED ABOARD THE CORNELIUS OF SUNDERLAND.

WRITTEN TO THE TAYLOR FAMILY BY ONE OF ITS MEMBERS, JOHN TAYLOR, WHO RECOUNTS HIS 15 APR - 20 MAY 1850 VOYAGE FROM GREENOCK, UNITED KINGDOM TO BOSTON, MA, AND THEN TO SAINT JOHN, NB AND ON THE ST. ANDREWS, N.B.

TRANSCRIBED FROM A NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF CANADA MICROFILM COPY OF PAGE 1 OF THE JULY 29, 1837 EDITION OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK COURIER (VOL V. NO. 27) AND RECOUNTS A DEBATE IN THE LEGISLATURE CONCERNING THE NATURE OF SUPPORT THAT MIGHT BE PROVIDED TO A GROUP OF NEWLY ARRIVED EMIGRANTS FROM NORTHUMBERLAND.