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Nova Scotia House of Assembly Petitions and Correspondence


20 May 1758

Printed resolution of the Council regulating the electing and convening of the first general assembly. Sixteen representatives for the province at large, four for Halifax, two for Lunenburg. The limits of these townships; provisions for representing future townships. Qualifications of representatives and electors; rules for giving oaths and the Test, and for polling. These resolutions to govern all election meetings. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 1

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