Nova Scotia Archives

New Ross

From Family to Community


Letter from H. Darling to William Ross. — 27 October 1818. — 3 pages : 27 x 33 cm.

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Item discusses settlers request for additional rations where were viewed as "unreasonable", and he will not speak to Dalhousie on the matter; Sherbrooke has been supplied for 27 months instead of the promised 12; they have had two fine seasons, and if they have not been able to establish themselves by now, he doubts if they ever will; they have received "extraordinary indulgence" from the government; Ross is not to bother Lord Dalhousie on the part of the settlers.

Reference no.: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 number 45