Series - Company incorporation ledgers and other records

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Company incorporation ledgers and other records

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    • 1883-1958 (Creation)

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    1.1 meters of textual records (9 ledgers and 10 boxes)

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    Forms part of the Nova Scotia Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and consists of primarily ledgers recording companies incorporated in Nova Scotia, companies whose incorporation was revoked, and an index to companies incorporated from 1900 to 1914. Ledger entries provide company name, registered address, certificate number, and lists documents filed, dates they were filed, and fees collected. Entries also provide information on the form of corporate incorporation whether it be under the Nova Scotia Companies Act, a specific statutes or other means, the dollar amount of authorized capital, location of head office, and name of agent in Nova Scotia.

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    • English

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      Ledgers 1987-004/034 and 035 (1925-1958) have been microfilmed for preservation and can be accessed on microfilm reel no.13229.
      Register book RG 7 volume 247 (1883-1902) has been microfilmed and can be accessed on microfilm reel no. 13228.

      Restrictions on access

      Access to ledgers 1987-004/034 and 035 are closed for preservation. Use microfilm copies.

      Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

      See Nova Scotia Archives’ Services page for information on copying, reproduction, and use of materials.

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      RG 7 Volumes 235-244


      RG 7 Volume 247



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