Plans, surveys and other records relating to Crown Land grants, by County

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Plans, surveys and other records relating to Crown Land grants, by County

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  • 1753-1864, predominant 1784-1830 (Creation)

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2.6 m of textual records

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Series forms part of Nova Scotia Commissioner of Crown Lands fonds and consists of records relating to the granting and, in a few cases, sale, of Crown Lands, including land grants, plans, surveys, petitions, warrants and correspondence. The records are arranged by County, as follows: Annapolis, Cumberland, Guysborough, Halifax, Kings, Lunenburg, Pictou and Shelburne, and chronologically within each county. When the records were arranged at the office of their creation, excerpts and copies of records were placed in order according to the date of the original document rather than the date of the copy, which was not recorded.

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Series formerly called Black Boxes.

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RG 20, Series 'C', Vols. 85-93; (All on microfilm except for Vol. 92. Use microfilm reels 9340, 9345-9349

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Volumes 85-91 and 93 available on microfilm.

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