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7 March 1793

Col. Lawrence to the Speaker, enclosing copy of Judges' answer to the articles of impeachment on oath. Thinks House should inquire into the difference between Judges' answers and evidence given by the Assembly's witnesses. Enclosures: No. 39-40 re: validity of following copies; No. 41 Judges answer, including depositions of: No. 42 Wm. Thomson, No. 43 Jas. Gautier, No. 44 Jas. Clarke, and No. 45 Jos. Winniett

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 52


13 April 1793

Message from Lieu-Gov. Wentworth to the Assembly, announcing the declaration of war by France on Great Britain, and the King's command to raise a regiment in the province. Signed. (Duplicate in No. 56) Enclosure: No. 54 Extract of letter from Sec'y of State.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 53


9 February 1793

Extract of letter from the Sec'y of State to the Lieu-Governor, relative to the declaration of war, which is to be made public so that the inhabitants may both guard against the French and distress and annoy them and their shipping. Enclosed in No. 53

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 54


15 April 1793

Draft of address of Commons of Nova Scotia in answer to the Lieu-Governor's speech of 13 April.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 55


13 April 1793

Duplicate of No. 53

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 56


1798

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 57


22 March 1793

Draft of address of Council and Assembly to the King expressing their abhorrence of revolutionary doctrines and attempts to spread and put them into practice in England. Their determination to resist every attempt tending to turn people of the province away from loyalty to the King and his government.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 58


8 June 1793

Copy of letter from Thos. Barclay (Speaker) to R. Cumberland. Transmits Journal of the House. The Assembly has voted for an agent residing in London. If he wishes to remain agent he must justify his past conduct. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 59


18 January 1799

Account of the state of the province at the Treasury. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 60


29 February 1796

Memorial of certain members of the Acadian militia to Lieu-Gov. Sir John Wentworth, praying that they may be given their promised pay. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 61


4 March 1796

Draft of address of Assembly in reply to the Lieu-Governor's speech from the Chair.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 62


4 July 1798

Message of the Lieu-Governor to the Assembly pointing out the distressed state of the Indians. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 63


11 June 1798

Answer of the Lieu-Governor to the Assembly's address. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 64


5 July 1798

Report of the Committee on Indians to Assembly, recommending a grant of land for their use. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 65


30 June 1798

Resolution of the Council to join the Assembly in presenting a sword to Prince Edward; committee appointed. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 66


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