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1784  4 Sep  Digby  

310. Thos. Millidge to Gideon White, in receipt of letter. Friendly messages. "Will you be so good as to inform me by the first opportunity what kind of a place Shelburne is as to future prospects I am told most Horrid accounts of the place that many people have ruined themselves by building large & spacious Houses that the Land is most Intolerably bad and Totaly unfit for Cultivation at these Accounts I am Exceedingly distressed for many of the porr Suffering Loyalists who have Emigrated thither if this is True must be ruined why was not the place Sufficiently Explored before the people went this Surely was bad management Indeed if what I hear is true."" Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 948 No. 310


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