Nova Scotia Archives

Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

Peleg Wiswall

Results 46 to 60 of 71 from your search: AR8

next


Letter to Wiswall from James Kempt concerning a plan to "settle and civilize" part of a Mi'kmaq tribe- a proposal to gain possession of the land for a reservation and to inquire into its condition.
Date: 1825
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 2



Letter from Abbe' Sigogne to Wiswall expressing joy at the liberal and favourable response from Wiswall for the project concerning the Mi'kmaq. Lays out the requirements for a reservation.
Date: 1826
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 3



Letter from Sir R. George to Wiswall expressing disappointment that the Bear River lands have not yet been settled by Mi'kmaq. Offers them assistance (in agreement with His Excellency).
Date: 1827
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 4



Letter from J.S. Harris to Judge Wiswall. He has surveyed the Mi'kmaq lands and found a good place for a road. Gives a description of the individual lots near the road.
Date: 1827
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 5



Letter from Sur Rupert George to Wiswall expressing support from the Governor for Wiswall's progress with the Mi'kmaq settlement. Mentions gifts being forwarded to the Mi'kmaq from the Governor through the Rev. Sigogne and Wiswall.
Date: 1827
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 6



Letter from Abbe' Sigogne to Wiswall proposing a subscription to raise funds to construct a house of worship on the Mi'kmaq settlement.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 7



Letter from Sir Rupert George to Wiswall regretting the absence of the mackeral from the supplies being sent to the Mi'kmaq. Inventory given.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 8



Draft of letter to Rupert George by Wiswall informing him of having had the land divided into lots. Describes the progress of the Mi'kmaq settlement in detail, outlining the difficulties in making it self-supporting. No date.
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 9



Letter from Rupert George to Wiswall stating that Wiswall's notes on Mi'kmaq life have served greatly and have entertained His Excellency, Sir James and friends in Halifax. Continue if condescending support is is ensured including that for the chapel. George recommends Wiswall to the New England Company whose object is the "civilization and instruction" of Mi'kmaq and people of African descent, for support of the settlement.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 10



Letter from William Bowman to Wiswall inquiring on behalf of the Quakers in London as to what they may best be able to do to help the Mi'kmaq settlement. No date.
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 11



Letter from William Bowman to Wiswall in receipt of the description of the Mi'kmaq settlement at Bear River.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 12



Letter from Abbe' Sigogne to Wiswall regarding 'quarrel discord' among the Mi'kmaq that would have driven him to despair were it not for Wiswall's continued courage. Plans for chapel.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 13



Letter from William Bowman to Wiswall in receipt of a further report on the Mi'kmaq. [See also MG 1 vol. 979, File 8, no. 12] Questions why Meuse's name has not come up recently. Mentions the possibility of selling cranberries on the English market.
Date: 1829
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 14



Letter from Mr. Roach to Wiswall. The House of Assembly writes 100 pounds towards the building of the chapel on the Mi'kmaq settlment. A bill is before the House to divide Annapolis County. Describes in general terms the expenditures of the House.
Date: 1830
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 15



Letter from Mr. Roach to Wiswall stating that the Executive Council has given consent togranting 100 pounds for building the chapel.
Date: 1830
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 16


  previous Page 4 of 5: 1 2 3 4 5  next