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Mikmaq201606758

Negative copy of an attestation by Lawrence Kavanaugh that Father Lawlor has attended the Mi'kmaq of the Bras d'Or Lakes and asks that the House of Assembly pay lawlor the amount granted for the instruction of the Mi'kmaq in Cape Breton.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 166

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Mikmaq201606759

Negative copy of letter from Richard Uniacke to Lawrence Kavanaugh regarding payment of funds to Lawlor for instruction of the Mi'kmaq as per letter in RG 1 vol. 430 no. 166.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 167

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Mikmaq201606760

Petition of Father Simon Lawlor regarding the Mi'kmaq school in Cape Breton, addressed to the House of Assembly and accompanied by a report of the committee to which it was referred, concurring with Lawlor's opinion in his letter.
Date: 1829
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 167 1/2

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Mikmaq201607076

Letter from William James Anderson of Pictou to G.R. Young regarding Joe Wilmot, a Mi'kmaq from Pictou who desires to send his sons to Pictou [?] Academy. Anderson recommends that the boys be removed entirely from their families and sent to board with a white woman, Miss Wilson, a teacher at the Infant School, and only allowed to visit their families occasionally.
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 431 No. 57

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Mikmaq201607083

Letter from H.W. Crawley to William H. Keating, Deputy Secretary, regarding a schoolhouse and schoolmaster for Eskasoni.
Date: 1851
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 431 No. 59

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Mikmaq201607292

Petition of James Paul, Mi'kmaq Chief, and others, to the House of Assembly requesting aid for the Mi'kmaq to build a schoolhouse at Shubenacadie. Partially certified by Rev. John M. MacLeod.
Date: 1861
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 431 No. 121

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Mikmaq201606009

Copy of an Act to provide for the instruction and permanent settlement of the Mi'kmaq
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 9 - to transcribe

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Mikmaq201606111

Letter from Joseph Howe to William Nicholl about forming a class of Mi'kmaq students, children or adults, teaching them reading and writing, and paying 10s per quarter per student.
Date: 1842
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 108-109 - to transcribe

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Mikmaq201606139

Letter from Dawson to Howe regarding his visit to the Mi'kmaq settlement at Merigomish Island. Notes unfavourable reaction of the Mi'kmaq to having their children taken from the settlement to go to school. Discussion of Chief Lapier [Sapier?].
Date: 1842
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 136-141 - to transcribe

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Mikmaq201606158

Letter from Howe to Cruickshank of Napan advising that the bearer of the letter, Alex Thomas, lives near the school and if Cruickshank will teach Thomas' children, he will be reimbursed by the Indian Affairs Commissioner.
Date: 1842
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 155 - to transcribe

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Mikmaq201606162

Letter from Thomas Irwin of Charlottetown, PEI, to Joseph Howe regarding a book in Mi'kmaq written by Irwin as a grammar/textbook and urging Howe to purchase copies for use among the i'kmaq of NS.
Date: 1843
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 159-161 - to transcribe

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Mikmaq201606165

Letter from Howe to Irwin agreeing to assist Irwin in publishing his Mi'kmaq grammar/textbook by subscription; he will not subsidize the publication from the Indian Affairs budget.
Date: 1843
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 162-163 - to transcribe

See also RG 1 vol. 432 pp. 159-161.

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Mikmaq201606167

Letter from Daniel Krolland of Chester Basin to Joseph Howe regarding Mi'kmaq at Gold River and services as a teacher rendered by him. Mentions John Pennall. Includes Howe's response agreeing to pay Krolland upon receipt of proper paperwork.
Date: 1843
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 163-165 - to transcribe

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Mikmaq201606179

Letter from Irwin to Howe regarding his textbook in Mi'kmaq.
Date: 1842
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 178-179 - to transcribe

See also RG 1 vol. 432 pp. 159-163.

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Mikmaq201606184

Account from M. Godfrey for children that have attended the school for the quarter ending 28 Feb 1843. Location of school unidentified but there are children from Bear River reserve attending.
Date: 1843
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 183 - to transcribe

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