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Certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
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- Textual record
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MS-2-73, SF Box 23, Folder 2
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1 page (1 folder)
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James Thomson was a Halifax lawyer ca. 1838. In 1853 he collected and edited the records and papers of the Supreme Court covering the period 1834 to 1841.
The custodial history is unknown. A different James Thompson accession was made by Dalhousie University Archives in 1971, originally donated by Effie May Ross in 1927, but that accession is not described in this finding aid.
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Item is a parchment certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as an attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, sealed and signed by Brenton Halliburton, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
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Preferred citation: Certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, MS-2-73, SF Box 23, Folder 2, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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- Halliburton, Brenton, Sir, 1774-1860 (Subject)
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This item description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.