Series RG 20 series C, E, U - Crown Lands applications for purchase and ungranted petitions

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Crown Lands applications for purchase and ungranted petitions

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    RG 20 series C, E, U

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    • 1781-1910 (Creation)

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    • 5.2 meters of textual records
    • 1 microfilm reel

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    Forms part of Nova Scotia Commissioner of Crown Lands and consists of crown lands petitions and applications for land purchase, free land grants, leases, and escheats. Also includes other petitions and applications (granted and ungranted) and supporting records, such as survey warrants, descriptions, reports, maps, correspondence, and memoranda. Includes a letter book of Surveyor Charles Morris, which contains copies of letters sent to Surveyor General John Wentworth from 1784 to 1785.

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    Some records transferred from the Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forests in 1963.

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        Original letter book of Morris held by the Crown Lands Record Centre, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources.

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        Available microfilm reels: 15802-15820 for RG 20 Series C volumes 50, 156, 158a, 166d, 171a, 172(a, c, and d), 174(a and d), 184 (a, d, and e), 184f; RG 20 Series E volumes 1-40.

        Available microfilm reels: 15821-15823 and 1305 for RG 20 Series U volumes 1-8.

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        RG 20 Series C volumes 50, 156, 158a, 166d, 171a, 172(a, c, and d), 174(a and d), 184 (a, d, and e), 184f

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        RG 20 Series E volumes 1-40

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        RG 20 Series U volumes 1-8

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