Acts of the Nova Scotia Legislature Related to Dartmouth

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Acts of the Nova Scotia Legislature Related to Dartmouth

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101-2N (formerly 1.2.D.7.1)

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  • 1873-1886; 1902-1920 (Creation)

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2 v. of textual records

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This item was transferred from the Dartmouth Heritage Museum to the HRM Archives in 2008. It originates from the Dartmouth Clerk-Treasurer's office.

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Sub-series consists of two volumes of legislation relevant to the early operation of the Town of Dartmouth. The first is bound volume of provincial legislation relevant to the Town of Dartmouth or any NS municipality, and the town's by-laws and ordinances. This volume was maintained by the Town Clerk and so has markings and additions as legislation was amended. Among the contents are: An Act to Incorporate the Town of Dartmouth - 1873 and 1886 Police Regulations - 1882 and 1887. the Annual Report of the Warden and Auditors of the Town of Dartmouth - 1886. The second is a scrapbook with pages from the Nova Scotia statutes 1902-1920, pasted into it. The book contains acts governing the Town of Dartmouth, and has been annotated by the Town Clerk-Treasurer's Office to show amendments.

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An index to the subject matter of the various acts is handwritten at the beginning of the scrap-book.

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Other Town annual reports are available in Series 101-1M; Town by-laws are in series 101-1F or as published items in the Reference Collection (346.045 .D3 )

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