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11 November 1784

Recommendation of the Court of Quarter Sessions to the Governor to purchase a fire engine for the town of Halifax. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 60


1 November 1784

Speech of Governor Parr on opening the Legislature. Has delayed their meeting to allow for new conditions. The king has divided the province, the western section to be called New Brunswick.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 61


15 June 1776

Address of the House of Assembly to Lieu-Gov. Arbuthnot in reply to his speech from the Chair.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 62


1 November 1784

List of members of Assembly for session of 1784.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 63


5 December 1785

List of persons returned to serve in General Assembly. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 64


1 December 1785

Memorial of J. Belcher and J. Burbidge to Council and Assembly, asking them for £100 to finish church. Signed. Referred to future consideration.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 65


3 November 1785

Additional Instruction from the Council to sheriffs concerning limits of time for polling.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 66


5 December 1785

Governor Parr's speech on opening the Legislature. The prospect of establishing a whale fishery needs encouragement. Duplicate is No. 72 of this Vol.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 67


6 December 1785

Address of the Assembly in answer to the Governor's speech.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 68


7 December 1785

The Governor's answer to the Assembly's address

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 681/2


6 December 1785

Address of the Assembly in answer to the Governor's speech.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 69


7 December 1785

Two copies of the Governor's reply to the Council's address.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 70


24 December 1785

Report of the Committee on agriculture and commerce to the Assembly. Recommends inquiry as to imperial bounties in hemp, potash and flaxseed. Advises provincial bounties on flax, potash, premiums on sawmills and shipbuilding, and assistance to the whale fishery. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 71


5 December 1785

Speech of the Governor on opening the Legislature. (Duplicate of No. 67 in this Vol.)

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 72


22 December 1785

Copy of memorial of Joseph Bourge, Missionary to the Indians, to the legislature, praying for a continuation of his allowance.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 73


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