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Selections from the public documents of the province of Nova Scotia : published under a resolution of the House of assembly passed March 15, 1865 by  Thomas B; Benjamin Curren; Nova Scotia. Commissioner of Public Records - Hardcover - 1869 - from Harry E Bagley Books Ltd and Biblio.com

Selections from the public documents of the province of Nova Scotia : published under a resolution of the House of assembly passed March 15, 1865

by Akins,Thomas B; Benjamin Curren; Nova Scotia. Commissioner of Public Records,

Condition: Poor


Halifax, N.S.: Charles Annand, Publisher, 1869. green cloth, gilt spine, ii, 755 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 3 unnumbered leaves (blank), 1 unnumbered leaves of plates (folded) (ONE PLATE MISSING) : illustrations, 2 folded facsimiles, Title vignette is the seal of Nova Scotia, CONTENTS: Papers relating to the Acadian French. 1714-1755.-- Papers relating to the forcible removal of the Acadian French from Nova Scotia, 1755-1768.-- Papers relating to the French encroachments in Nova Scotia, 1749-1754, and the war in North America, 1754-1761.-- Papers relating to the first settlement of Halifax. 1749-1756.-- Papers relating to the first establishment of a representative assembly in Nova Scotia. 1755-1761. Includes some translations from French documents, edited by Thomas B. Akins, D.C.L., commissioner of public records. The translations from the French by Benj. Curren, D.C.L. CONDITION: needs rebinding, hinges are cracked and starting, spiine titles present , corners worn. very important reference source concerning the expulsion of the Acadians, also the establishment of Halifax. . Hard Cover. Poor. 8 vo,.. Hardbound,.


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