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1.4 m of textual records (8 boxes).
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Series forms part of Nova Scotia House of Assembly fonds and consists of correspondence between the Speaker and members of the House and governors or lieutenant governors. Series also includes reports from committees and government officials, memorials, drafts of bills, petitions, returns, complaints, estimates, resolutions, and protests. Series also includes Governors' addresses, speeches, and replies. Series arranged chronologically. These records were selected by Records Commissioner T.B. Akins because they were deemed to have historical significance. Records not selected for this series were subsequently arranged as correspondence and other material series.
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RG 1 Vol. 301 to 314.
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Use microfilm reels: 15,384 to 15,395.
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Access to originals is not permitted, for preservation.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
File and Item List available for years 1758 to 1819. See I:\Shared\NSA\Finding Aids (Scanned)\RG 001\Optimized\RG1v301-306_EllsCalendar.pdf
File List available for years 1758 to 1841. See page 52 at I:\Shared\NSA\Finding Aids (Scanned)\RG 001\Optimized\RG1v1-540_Inventory.pdf
For detailed item description, see Calendar of Official Correspondence and Legislative Papers, Nova Scotia, 1802-1815, compiled by Margaret Ellis, Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1936.