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Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series

Edward Mortimer's account for blankets supplied to Mi'kmaq at Pictou.

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Pictou
Province of Nova Scotia

To Edwd. Mortimer [?Dr]
1802 Jany.16th. [To?] 8 blankets-@17/6 £ 7.0.0
N.B. Delivered to the following Indians
" when almost naked.
1 [Leeland?] [Mucatuwan?]
1 Francis Willmot
1 [Martel?] [Sapien?]
1 old [Sapier?]
1 young [Sapier?]
1 John Michael
1 Samuel [Oakum?]
1 Chas. Toney -------------
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8 [?in all]
Pictou 12th. May 1802
Sir
Please pay the above sum of seven pounds , to [Messrs?] Andrew & John [?Siddell], on order.-
Yours &c &c &c
Edwd: Mortimer

Michael Wallace Esqr Halifax

Mentions names of Mi'kmaq recipients of the eight blankets.

Date: 1802

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 108