Nova Scotia Archives

New Ross

From Family to Community


Letter from Lord Dalhousie, Sherbrooke settlement to Captain Ross. — 30 July 1818. — 2 pages : 27 x 33 cm.

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Item advises rum rationing is to be discontinued; Ross may sell the remainder of the present supply; using the proceeds to help settlers; rum rations have been discontinued by Dalhousie in new settlement of Annapolis and several other new settlements; as for German settlers, he will substitute some other commodity than rum in their provisions. Note: This item is encapsulated with the incorrect reference number. It should be no. 44.

Reference no.: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 number 44