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1831  28 Sep  Halifax  

1268. Deane White to his brother Cornelius. He describes a storm which happened that morning, "which has done more damage in this Harbour. The Indus, then lying at the end of G. & Co. wharfe, broke all her chains fast in an instant, and was driven on shore, on the East side of the Harbour near the Mouth of the Bason, where she now lies high & dry, with part of a Cargo in for the West Indies...The Sir Peregrine is also much damaged about her Stern & Bulwarks stantions &c - Many other vessels are equally Injured but the Nancy, Strachans Brig. More than any. The Slaits on the South Side of the Wings of Dalhousie College are strewn all over the Block to the Northd - Many Houses in Dutch Town are leveled &c. Holograph.
Enclosed: Memorandum of articles sent by White.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 955 No. 1268


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