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MS Can 93

Nova Scotia. House of Assembly. Nova Scotia House of Assembly documents, 1800, 1847, 1866: Guide

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Can 93
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Nova Scotia. House of Assembly.
Title: Nova Scotia House of Assembly documents,
Date(s): 1800, 1847, 1866.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Documents from the sitting Nova Scotia General Assemblies of 1800, 1847, and 1866.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

43M-17, 43M-18, and 43M-19. Gift of William Inglis Morse; received: 1947 October 1.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Susan Wyssen

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Nova Scotia House of Assembly Documents, 1800, 1847, 1866: (MS Can 93). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The House of Assembly is the legislative branch of the provincial government of Nova Scotia, Canada.


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Scope and Contents

This collections contains chiefly manuscript legislative documents from three sitting General Assemblies--1800, 1847, and 1866. The 1800 document concerns a contested election. Documents from the 1847 Assembly include petitions, reports, and speeches, most concerning local taxes and trade, one concerning the African American population of Halifax (N.S.). Documents from the 1866 Assembly consist of printed petitions against joining in a confederated Canada.

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