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18 June 1778

Warrant for summoning G.H. Monk to appear before the House to answer to charge of writing and threatening letter to J. Newton.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 47


28 October 1783

Warrant for taking into custody the body of Daniel Wood Senior, and presenting him before the Assembly, to answer a change of breach of privilege. Endorsed by Etter.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 48


8 October 1783

Message from the Governor to the House of Assembly, stating that the Act to provide for the Puisne Justices was disallowed by the King. Also the Act to remove Roman Catholic disabilities; the King will allow modified form of second act, which must be passed with suspending clause. The King will not answer the House's memorial by changing the act exempting rum for the troops from duties.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 49


28 April 1777

Memorial from James Monk to the Assembly asking compensation for his labours as Solicitor-General for the previous two years. Statement of the services of Monk. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 50


7 October 1784

Letter from John Creighton to _____, explaining the disbursement of money placed in his hands. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 51


15 November 1784

Memorial of John Phillips, surgeon, to the House of Assembly, asking compensation for six and a half years service to sick at the Orphan House. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 52


15 November 1784

Memorial of certain proprietors of land "laying about four miles south-west from Spryfield farm", praying the Assembly to grant them land to complete a road which they have begun. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 53


10 November 1784

Memorial of John Bond to the Legislature on behalf of himself and other associated Loyalists asking for assistance in making roads.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 54


10 November 1784

Memorial of John Bond to the Legislature on behalf of himself and other associated Loyalists asking for assistance in making roads.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 54


12 November 1784

Memorial of John Burbidge and Benjamin Belcher on behalf of the vestry and congregation of the church of St. John in Cornwallis, asking for £100 to complete church. Signed. Endorsed "the House cannot grant the prayer of this petition".

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 55


5 November 1784

Memorial of Samuel Albro, Keeper of the Orphan House, to the Assembly, asking compensation for his services since 1 Jan 1784. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 56


7 November? 1783

Copy of representation of the Overseers of the Poor to Gov. Parr. Possibility of greatly increased number of poor to be looked after; large number of disbanded soldiers coming to the poor house; desires the Governor to ask General Campbell to help in providing for poor, also to give fuel from the garrison yard. (See Assembly Journals, Vol. 6 p. 20, appointment of Committee to make plan for looking after the poor)

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 57


13 March 1789

Address of Anthony G. Kysh to the Legislature on behalf of the Hessian and Waldeck settlements on Bear and Moose Rivers, praying relief for the people of these settlements, who will be forced to move away unless they are assisted. Signed.

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 58


Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 301 number 59


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


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