Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992

"Copy of Opinion of the Attorney and Solicitor General respecting the right of the Crown to Mines and Minerals in Nova Scotia"

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I.S. Copley and Charles Wetherall to Henry Bathurst, third Earl of Bathurst, letter, 4 pages; early 20th century typed copy of original document dated 13 July 1826. Bathurst was Secretary for War and the Colonies and intensely interested in developing natural resources in Britain's growing empire.

Date: 1826

Reference no.:   Nova Scotia Archives  RG 21 series A vol. 50 no. 77