Prospecting licence applications

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Prospecting licence applications

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  • 1939-1957 (Creation)

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1.94 m of textual records

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Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of applications for licences to search and prospect. Applications provide a description of the claim, the tract number of the land involved, and the reference map location. Applications include a questionnaire section in which the applicant provided the name of the mineral, the nature of the work involved, the amount of money to be spent on the project, the number of men expected to be employed, and the overall capital available. Series is arranged alphabetically by county and numerically by application number within each county.

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RG 21 Series C, vol. 1-23

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Series continues from 106 Nova Scotia Department of Public Works and Mines fonds ト prospecting licence applications series.

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