Nova Scotia Archives

Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series

Return of Indian meal, blankets and potatoes issued to Mi'kmaq in the eastern district of Nova Scotia.

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Mentions names of Mi'kmaq recipients, many of whom have only given names and no surnames listed. E.g. Old Catherine, Madilene "a very old widow," Hannah "very old Indian woman," Sarah "Indian woman," Hanah "orphan girl," "a cripple orphan girl maintained by Porpus" [no name given], Jacob "a sick Indian," Lewland "a wife and large family," and Sequire "an orphan boy."

Date: 1802

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 109