Nova Scotia Archives

Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series

Invoice from William Smith to Michael Wallace for supplies provided for Mi'kmaq relief. Also includes letter from Smith to Wallace noting that once the Mi'kmaq recovered from whooping cough, he advised them where game was located and the Mi'kmaq then had a successful hunt, killing several bears, one moose and wildcats.

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Received payment of this account
for my Father. Halifax 24 Feby
Issac Smith

[written vertically left centre edge]
[illegible] [?Wallace]
for supplies to three
families of Indians
in 1801 and 1802

[written vertically right bottom edge]
William Smiths
Account of supplys
to Indians - at Douglas
to 22nd February 1802

No 8.

Mentions names of heads of Mi'kmaq families that received relief. Signed at Douglas, which no longer exists as a place name.

Date: 1802

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 103