Series - Documents selected by the Records Commissioner

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Documents selected by the Records Commissioner

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  • 1758-1841 (Creation)

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1.4 m of textual records (8 boxes).

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Series forms part of Nova Scotia House of Assembly fonds and consists of correspondence between the Speaker and members of the House and governors or lieutenant governors. Series also includes reports from committees and government officials, memorials, drafts of bills, petitions, returns, complaints, estimates, resolutions, and protests. Series also includes Governors' addresses, speeches, and replies. Series arranged chronologically. These records were selected by Records Commissioner T.B. Akins because they were deemed to have historical significance. Records not selected for this series were subsequently arranged as correspondence and other material series.

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Digitized copies available.
Available on microfilm. Retrieval code: 15,384 to 15,395.

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Access to originals is not permitted when alternate formats available, for preservation.

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RG 1 Vol. 301 to 314.

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