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Letter from H. Darling to William Ross. — 26 April 1820. — 3 pages : 27 x 34 cm.

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Item discusses provisions being shipped; also some clover seed; he thinks a plough would "be useless in the present state of your territories'; Mr. Baggs ? is to get a pair of blankets, the nails are for Ross, but the other supplies are to be kept intact for emergency use; mention of money paid by Mr. Wallace on the schoolhouse; Lord Dalhousie will not neglect money for the public road; he will not interfere with question of rank in militia; Assembly have not agreed with Lord Dalhousie on question of Inspectors; he would send a couple of barrels of flour to Ross if he could afford them- "which in my humble opinion would be of more use to you than a pianofortes".

Reference no.: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 number 57