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Letter from Joseph Howe, Provincial Secretary, to Charles D. roach regarding Shinimacas, requesting it be laid off and sold to the highest bidder.
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Provincial Secretarys Office
Dec. 1860

Herewith you will receive Plans and Report, in respect to a Tract of Land 1000 acres, reserved for the Indians at shinimicas, you will proceed to lay off the Land in 100 acre lots that it may be sold to the highest bidder for the benefit of the Indians, you will lend to me your report of these surveys, with your estimate of the value of each lot if sold in the open market.

I am Sir
your obedient servant
Joseph How
Charles D. Roach Esq

Date: 1860

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 431 No. 114

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