Commissioners' correspondence and other material

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Commissioners' correspondence and other material

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  • 1765-1905 (Creation)

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8.1 m of textual records

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Series forms part of Nova Scotia Commissioner of Crown Lands fonds and consists of correspondence of the Commissioner of Crown Lands. Series includes returns from deputy surveyors, drafts of grants, lists of grantees, lists of petitions, surveyors' reports, vouchers, receipts, some annual reports, abstracts of petitions, memoranda, appointments, bonds of surveyors, and royal instructions about granting land. Series also includes petitions, memorials, warrants to survey, and hand-drawn maps and plans of lands granted. Series is arranged mainly by county.

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RG 20, Series 'C', Vols. 8-49, 51-80b and c, 83-84, 97-123, 148-155; RG 1, Vols. 372, 374 use microfilm reel 15435 and 15436

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