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Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

Description of land reserved for the Indians in different counties throughout the province including Sydney County, Cumberland County, Hants County, Halifax County, Queens County, Lunenburg County, Annapolis County, and Kings County.
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County of Halifax Saint Margarets Bay 800 acres
The first Tract marked A containing five hundred Acres already Granted
The second Tract marked B at the head of Sutherlands alias Ingrams River containing three hundred Acres_ And is described as follows Beginning on the Eastern side of said River on the North Western Angle of Ingrams Grant so called_Thence to run North eighty degrees East along the Rear line of said land fifty two chains fifty links_ thence North ten degrees West on ungranted land forty chains_ thence South eighty degrees West Seventy five chains thence South ten degrees East thirty eight chains to the upper line of land formerly granted Robert [McKoon?]_ thence North eighty four degrees East along said line twenty five chains
[to the River -written above so insert here] thence crossing the same to the place of beginning_

Lunenburg County 960 Acres
Beginning on the Rear line of Farm lots fronting on Gold River , and on the South Eastern Angle of land Granted [Apthorp?] and Co._ From thence to run North seventy three degrees West along the South boundary line of said land One hundred and twenty Chains_ thence South on ungranted land eighty chains _ thence South Seventy three degrees East One hundred and twenty chains to the Rear line above mentioned_ thence North along the same eighty chains to the place of beginning Containing Nine hundred and sixty Acres according to the Plan_

Queens County 1,000 Acres
Abutted and bounded as follows vizt. Beginning on the Southern side line of Lot Number eighty four on the Road leading from Liverpool to [Nictaux?] and on the North Eastern Angle of James Daly's land_ thence South sixty eight degrees thirty minutes East along said line and Vacant Land One hundred and thirty eight chains_ thence South thirty degrees West ninety chains _ thence North sixty eight degrees thirty minutes West

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 54

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