Petitions

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Petitions

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  • 1780-1907 (Creation)

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1.2 m of (12 boxes)

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Series forms part of Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia fonds and consists of petitions and memorials addressed to the governor or lieutenant governor. Covers a wide range of subjects, some falling within the jurisdiction of the Legislature, to which petitions were often referred for consideration. Also includes requests for appointment to provincial office - especially notary public, justice of the peace and magistrate - and for the award of patents.

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Formerly arranged as part of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly fonds (RG 5 series GP).

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RG 5 Series GP vol. 1-13

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Available on microfilm.

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Formerly known as: Series GP ("Governor's Petitions").

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