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Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia — Petitions series

The Petitions series consists of petitions addressed to the governor or lieutenant governor from 1780 to 1907. Included are various petitions from the Mi'kmaq requesting action on such issues as relief and encroachment on their lands. — archival description


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Mikmaq201726800

Petition of Francis Tomma, Head Chief of the Mi'kmaq, Louis Adelaide, Clement Bernard, Michael Christmas and other Mi'kmaq Chiefs regarding intrusions on their lands by white men and illegal land deals. Includes a letter by S. Fairbanks to those illegally occupying Mi'kmaq land.
Date: 1860
Reference no.: Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia - Petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 Series GP, Vol. 3, No. 162

Microfilm 9683



Mikmaq201726809

Petition of John Harris, James Archibald and William Logan of Pictou and Truro urging relief for the Mi'kmaq of River Philip and Tatamagouche.
Date: 1800
Reference no.: Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia - Petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 Series GP, Vol. 7, No. 4

Microfilm 9686



Mikmaq201726811

Petition of Peter Wilmot of River John for relief.
Date: 1820
Reference no.: Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia - Petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 Series GP, Vol. 7, No. 9

Microfilm 9686



Mikmaq201726813

Petition of Peter Tonay [Toney?] and Mi'kmaq near New Glasgow for relief.
Date: 1849
Reference no.: Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia - Petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 Series GP, Vol. 7, No. 36

Microfilm 9686



Mikmaq201726815

Petition of the Mi'kmaq residents of Chapel Island for better roads and a bridge to the chapel. Many signatures.
Date: 1865
Reference no.: Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia - Petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 Series GP, Vol. 9 [Roads], No. 67

Microfilm 9687


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