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Printed proclamation by Governor Lawrence declaring his powers of granting land, the conditions as to quantity and quality of land, as to qualifications of grantees, and as to Quit Rents and holding of land. Each township of fifty families to have two representatives in the Assembly. Religious tolerance to Protestants; no taxes or fees on grants of land; the readiness of the Governor to lay out land, listen to proposals and protest settlers. Signed.

Date: 11 January 1759

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 301 no. 3