Land petitions and other material

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Land petitions and other material

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  • 1765-1914 (Creation)

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14 m of textual records

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Series forms part of Nova Scotia Commissioner of Crown Lands fonds and consists of petitions for land, warrants to survey, surveyors' reports, and draft lands grants. Series is arranged chronologically and alphabetically within each year.

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Originals are closed for conservation reasons.

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RG 20, Series 'A', Vols. 1-138. Use microfilm reels 15685-15769

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Available on microfilm. Documents before 1800 have been digitized and are available on the Archives website.

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