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30 June 1798

Rough draft of resolutions of the Assembly regarding the address to Prince Edward. Finished draft in No. 72.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 67


7 July 1798

Answer of Prince Edward to address of the legislature. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 68


8 June 1798

Address of Lieu-Gov. Wentworth on opening the legislature. Congratulates them on the spirit of loyalty and attachment evinced by collection for war being taken through the province. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 69


24 February 1800

Draft of address from the legislature to the Duke of Kent, on his return to the province.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 70


7 July 1798

Speech of the Lieu-Governor on closing the session.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 71


30 June 1798

Resolutions of the Assembly regarding an address to Prince Edward. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 72


14 April 1800

Message from the Lieu-Governor to Assembly recommending for aid the confirming of titles to land grants in Digby.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 73


1798

Memorandum of lots in Digby.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 74


15 April 1800

Report of Committee on title to lands in Digby, recommending £200 to be applied to confirming them.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 75


29 April 1801

Report of Committee on correspondence, recommending certain objects as important to be communicated to the agent; viz; Renewal of bounty on timber. Free importation of wines and fruit from Europe. New division line between N.S. and N.B. Permission for province to open coal mines. Stopping of trade between U.S. and West Indies which injures N.S. (Agreed to)

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 76


2 May 1800

Draft of Speaker's address on presenting the Appropriation Bill at end of session. Difficulties of session; Assembly has attempted, unsuccessfully, to remedy state of fisheries and lack of roads.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 77


7 April 1800

Draft of power of attorney, appointing Scroope Bernard Agent in place of Cumberland. (Duplicate of final letter is in No. 88)

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 78


27 February 1800

Answer of Lieu-Gov. Wentworth to the address of the Assembly.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 79


14 April 1800

Report of Committee on the state of the fisheries, stating (1) the necessity for a supply of salt, and recommending bounty on imported salt, (2) that bounties be place on all fish caught (3) certain regulations re: bounties and recommending (4) that the Agent try to obtain permission to import wines and fruit direct from Europe. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 80


21 February 1800

Address of the Lieu-Governor on opening session of new Assembly. Good fortune of the province in escaping ravages of disease and the enemy. Return of Prince Edward as Duke of Kent and military commander gratifying. Need for roads between Antigonish and Halifax, and of change in duties commands attention. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 302 number 81


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