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Letter from Howe to Nicholl instruction Nicholl to provide the bearer of the letter, Newell Paul, with a lot adjoining that of Francis Glode.
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children at present attending the school, more would be sent but that they are in want of clothing. There are many of the elder ones wish to come but they cannot spare time now. I therefore propose to have an evening school of three or four nights in the week when the roads are good in the winter season for their benefit.
I have sent to St. John to get a grindstone for them (as they have none in their settlement and are obliged to come out to the Bridge whenever they want to grind), which I hope will meet your approbation as it will save them a great deal of time.
I remain Sir yr. obet. sert.
William Nicholl

Hon Joseph Howe William Nicholl

To W. Nicholl.
Halifax Nov. 21 1842
Dear Sir
The Bearer of this [Newell?] Paul, is desirous of settling among the Indians at Bear River. Will you put him in possession of the lot adjoining Francis Glode, on which he formerly [chopped?], and which has since been leased to [illegible oam]. He will want some logs and

Date: 1842

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Mi'kmaq and Government Relations series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 432 pp. 110-111

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