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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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West eighty three Chains crossing Port Medway River to the South Western Angle of land Granted Lydia Collins_ thence North thirty degrees East along the Rear line of said Collin's land to the end thereof thirty chains_ thence North Sixty eight degrees thirty minutes West along the Northern side line of said land fifty five chains to the Rear line of [Josiah?] Smiths and said Daleys land thence North thirty degrees East sixty chains along said Rear line to the place of beginning containing One thousand Acres according to the Plan-

Annapolis County 1,000 acres.
Described as follows vizt. Beginning on the Western side the South branch of Bear River at the distance of twenty eight chains on a Course South Sixty six degrees East from the South Eastern Angle of Land Granted Christopher Benson_ thence to run South twenty four degrees East on Vacant land One hundred Chains thence North sixty six degrees West One hundred chains_ thence North twenty four degrees West One hundred chains to the Rear Line of said Bensons land_ thence South sixty six degrees East along said Rear line and Vacant land One hundred chains to the place of beginning. Containing one thousand Acres according to the Plan_

Kings County 1,000 acres_
Abutted and bounded as follows Vizt. Beginning on the Southern Angle of land Granted the Right Revd. the Bishop of Nova Scotia for the support of a Dean and Chapter in the Rear of the Township of Horton_ thence to run North sixty degrees East along the Southern boundary line of said land One hundred and twelve chains_ thence South thirty degrees East on Vacant land eighty nine Chains
[thirty links - written above so insert here]_ thence South sixty degrees West one hundred and twelve chains_ thence North thirty degrees West eighty nine chains [thirty links - written above so insert here] to the place of beginning containing One thousand Acres _ And in the whole of all the lands hereby described for the Indians eight thousand eight hundred and sixty acres including the five hundred Acres heretofore granted at St. [Margarets] [illegible - right lower corner torn]


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

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