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Letter from John S. Morris from Lieutenant Ross
Date: 15 August 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 25

Note: Item discusses a request for a plan, as Lord Dalhousie wishes to see one; instructions for the plan; and that Mr. and Mrs. Morris Sr. have arrived safely in Boston.


Letter from John S. Morris to William Ross
Date: 20 August 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 26

Note: Item discusses the 100 acre lot to be laid out for Julius Odevaine, John Wolf, and John Vanought, late privates in the 60th regiment; instructions for laying out the lots.


Letter from John S. Morris to William Ross
Date: 21 August 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 27

Note: Item discusses the 100 acre lot to be laid out for Michael Bowers, late private in the Newfoundland Regiment.


Letter from G. Damerum to Lieutenant Ross
Date: 2 September 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 28

Note: Item discusses settlers that were provided with rations- 61 men and officers, 15 women, and 31 children.


Letter from John S. Morris to Lieutenant Henry Ross
Date: 30 September 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 29

Note: Item discusses the 200 acre lot to be laid out for Sergeant Andrew Spears, late of the 64th Regiment.


Letter from John S. Morris to Lieutenant H. Henry Ross
Date: 2 October 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 30

Note: Item discusses a request for a plan and the number of soldiers again.


Letter from John S. Morris to William Ross
Date: 11 October 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 31

Note: Item discusses the 100 acre lots to be laid out for Pater Walsh, Thomas Forcey, John Scott and William Haslett, late soldiers in the Newfoundland Regiment.


Letter from John S. Morris to William Ross
Date: 14 October 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 32

Note: Item discusses the 200 acre lot to be laid out for James Comens, late sergeant in the 8th Regiment.


Letter from G. Damerum to Lieutenant Ross
Date: 9 December 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 33

Note: Item discusses a receipt for provisions being sent shipped to Sherbrooke; requests it to be signed and returned upon arrival of provisions; gives a brief notation of suppliers sent; including 485 gal. 2 2/3 pt. of rum.


Letter from C. Charles Morris to Captain Ross
Date: 18 December 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 24 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 34

Note: Item discusses a description of road which Ross is in charge of; no further lots to be granted along the road; Meany is to be removed from his lot which he has occupied unofficially; Benjamin Vaughan is surveying in the area, but is doing so without official permission and his surveys are not to be recognized; Vaughn is no longer deputy of Morris.


Letter from George Damerum, Deputy Commissary General, Halifax
Date: December 1817
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 24 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 35

Note: Item discusses receipt for the provisions sent by George Damerum; numerical account of settlers at Sherbrooke; list of basic supplies and poundage sent.


Letter from Dalhousie ? to Captain Ross
Date: 1818?
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 18 x 23 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 36

Note: Item describes recommendation concerning the bearer of the letter, Brophy, of the late Nova Scotia Fencibles; acknowledges receipt of returns of provisions; warns Ross not to speculate his stocks.


Deed for transfer of land from Patrick Cogley to William Rodd, Esq
Date: 1818
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 37

Note: Items discussed in the include the transfer of one acre of land, part of lot No. 24, for the purpose of erecting a mill, in return for two acres of land. Ross then seems to have sold 50 acres of the same lot to W. Hartley, miller, for £30.


Letter from H. Darling to Captain Ross
Date: 6 January 1818?
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 25 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 38

Note: Item indicates that letter was sent "with a sack of seed oats". Extra rations sent to replace biscuits which have been lost; acknowledges receipt of Ross' certificate concerning biscuits; reference to matter concerning meadow; mentions appointment of coroner; militia clothing cannot be provided; encloses some seed oats and six quarts of beans.


Letter from H. Darling to William Ross
Date: 21 January 1818?
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 23 x 36 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 39

Note: Item discusses the re-distribution of rum in the settlement; Ross apparently wished it discontinued in the rations, but this is "to strong a measure"; Messrs. Gates and Hunt are trying to profit from the sale of rum, but Ross is to exercise his authority as a Magistrate in order to prevent it being sold without a license; comments on subject of commissions (possibly militia); remembers Mr. Calkin as a sharp little fellow at Liverpool, but warns Ross not to let Calkin run him; does not recommend Calkin as a Captain but promises to consult Morris re: meadow.


Letter from H. Darling to William Ross
Date: 24 February 1818
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 20 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 40

Note: Items advises trustees are willing to grant assistance towards a mill, also to provide seed supply; Ross must advise them concerning what help he needs, also estimate the amount of seed necessary, £100 will be granted toward a schoolhouse when Ross is ready, mentions meadow again.


Commission from Lord Dalhousie to William Ross, Esq
Date: 8 June 1818
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 32 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 41

Note: Items confirms the grant of £200 for repairing the road from Gold Rover to Lieutenant Ross in Sherbrooke.


Letter from H. Darling to Captain Ross
Date: 17 July 1818
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 25 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 42

Note: Item advises of an additional three month supply of rations is to be sent to Sherbrooke; crops are not in, and settlement would otherwise be short on food; Lord Dalhousie considers this a special bounty, and Ross is to use his own discretion, distribution only to the industrious and worthy; Ross is to have the supplies conveyed to Sherbrooke as cheaply as possible and to guard against loss or waste; he is also to try and save some rations for future use.


Letter from H. Darling to Captain Ross
Date: 24 July 1818
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 25 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 43

Note: Item advises that nine discharged soldiers are coming to Chester; Ross is to dispose of them with the others; a tenth will soon join them; boat should arrive with provisions within forty-eight hours.


Letter from Lord Dalhousie, Sherbrooke settlement to Captain Ross
Date: 30 July 1818
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 22 x 37 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 44

Note: 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.


Letter from H. Darling to William Ross
Date: 27 October 1818
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 25 x 40 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 45

Note: 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.


Letter from H. Darling to William Ross
Date: 21 February 1819
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 25 x 39 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 46

Note: Item advise that the saw mill is at work and hopes the grist mill will be used in the fall; questions progress of schoolhouse; remarks on George's accident; more land being occupied near Sherbrooke (Major Smith's land); promises to speak to Morris re: Ross' appointment as Justice of the Inferior Court; gives some personal family news - one son is at school in Windsor where a clergyman who had a large school on the Isle of Wight has been in charge since the summer of 1818; House of Assembly meeting in the new Province building; members opposing Dalhousie re: road money, etc.


Letter from H. Darling to William Ross.
Date: 23 February 1819
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 25 x 38 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 47

Note: Item advises Colonel Beresford's men are coming to settle in Sherbrooke area, will make good settlers; mentions Ross's appointment as judge again; Assembly still disputing with Lord Dalhousie on the militia question.


Letter from H. Darling to William Ross
Date: 11 May 1819?
Extent: 1 page of textual records; 23 x 38 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 48

Note: Item discusses the acknowledgment of Ross's complaints about the quality of the provisions; bad flour was no doubt substituted somewhere for the quality supply sent from Halifax; Mr. Elder probably responsible; mentions visit of Mary; Kiens is to sail shortly with some provisions, also some seeds for the Agricultural Society; Hunt's family cut off from rations.


Letter from John Baldwin Jr., Cork, Ireland to Lieutenant William Ross
Date: 28 May 1819
Extent: 2 pages of textual records; 23 x 36 cm.
Reference: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 item 49

Note: Item discusses personal family news; appears that John Baldwin may be William Ross's brother-in-law.

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