MARITIME BANK DOMINION OF CANADA / Scammell Brothers St John, NB 1875 Cheque
This cheque is for a large sum, $7316.67 but considering the business of Scammell Brothers not unexpected. Charles Edward Scammell was born in 1848, he entered the shipping business at an early age with his brother, Joseph H. Scammell. Together, they formed the well known and long established firm of Scammell Brothers with vessels sailing to all parts of the world. Later, Charles operated a ship chandlery business on Water Street.