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Record No: mha00000232
Title: John Munn and Co. (Harbour Grace) fonds
Dates: 1770-1918
Location: R95-23/23A MHA
Creator: John Munn and Co.
Extent: 45 cm.
Source of Supplied Title: Supplied title based on description.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: John Munn was a merchant of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. Established as John Munn and Co. in 1872. From 1833-1872 the firm operated as Punton and Munn. John Munn, 1807-1879, was the principal owner. The firm was the largest general fishery supply firm of its day outside St. John's, and was the single largest owner of vessels in the province.
Scope and Content: This fonds consists of photocopies of a collection of separate items which were kept at the premises of John Munn and Co. in Harbour Grace. It includes seal landing books for 1849-1895; Harbour Grace Customs records for 1770-1918; Minutes of the Conception Bay Mutual Marine Insurance Club, 1850-1887.
Reproduction Note: Photocopied from the original documents held at the Conception Bay Museum.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the Conception Bay Museum.
Associated Material: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador Munn and Co. Fonds.
Custodial History: The originals of these documents were in the possession of Mr. Mack Lee of Harbour Grace. They are believed to have been found in the Customs House at Harbour Grace.
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 75
Finding Aid on the Web:http://www.mun.ca/mha/holdings/findingaids/munn.php
Subject: Customs and Excise Harbour Grace.
Subject: Insurance, marine.
Subject: Sealing Harbour Grace.
Subject: Merchants Newfoundland.
Subject: Harbour Grace (N.L.)
Authors_Personal Name: Munn, John 1807-1879.
Authors_Corporate Name: Conception Bay Mutual Marine Insurance Club.


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