Nova Scotia Archives

Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series

Letter from Abe Merchand [?] to John Wentworth reporting that the local magistrate and settlers at Sheet Harbour want to make him aware of the situations of three Mi'kmaq families (i.e. the families of Lewis Cope, Eleanor Cope, and Peter Cope.) Urge relief. Includes letter from wentworth to James Brenton and Commissioners that the plea for relief be heard and action be taken.

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Sir John Wentw[orth - page cut here]
relief of Indians
Sheet Harbo[ur - page cut here]
2 January

Mentions names of heads of three Mi'kmaw families, numbers of children, and describes their situations.

Date: 1802

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 104-105