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Petition of Matthew Maddocks

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Matthew Maddock petitions for a grant of land on the road approximately halfway between River Inhabitants and Lennox Passage, Cape Breton Island. If Maddock is granted land, he plans to build a “decent frame House and a good Stable, and keep the same open as an Inn, for the accomodation [sic] of Travellers.”

Date: 23 January 1830

Reference: Department of Lands and Forests Nova Scotia Archives RG 20 Series B Cape Breton no. 3287

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