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Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

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Articles of provisions supplied the Mi'kmaq of the Isle of Breton in the years 1779, 1780, 1781

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Provisions & other Articles supplied the
Indians. Inhabiting the Isle Breton

1779. Bread . 650 [illegible] . . . . . . 4 2/7 ... £ 11..12.1 [1/2] .
Flour . . 224 . . . ............... . . . . 4 2/7 . . . 4 - " - "
Pork . . . 424 . . . -----------. . . . . 5 2/5 . . . . 9. 10 . 9 [1/2]
Butter . . . 66 . . . . .------------ . . . 13 . . . . ...3..11.6
Molasses.. 21 1/2 Gallns. .. . . . . 4/ . . . . 4 . 6 - "
Rum. . .-16 Galls. . . . .----------- . . . 10/ . . ...8 - " - "
Powder. . . 39 1/2 [illegible] . . . . 2/ . . . ..3..19 ~ "
Shot.. 56 [illegible]. .. .. .. .------ . . . 5 . . . . 1..3..4
Flints. . .147. . . . ................... . . . 1/2 --- .. 6 ..1 1/2
Tobacco __ 59 [illegible]........ . . . 3/. --- 8 .. 17 .. "
---------------------------------55 5 :10 1/2

1780. Bread . 362 [illegible] . . . . . . 4 2/7 ... £ 6 . 9 . 3 1/2
Flour . . 186 . . . ............... . . . . 4 2/7 . . . 3 .. 6 . 5.
Pork . . . 218 . . . -----------. . . . . 5 2/5 . . . . 4 .. 18 .. 1 1/4
Butter . . . 37 . . . . .------------ . . . 13 . . . . .2 . - " 1
Molasses.. 11 Gallns. .. . .... . . 4/ . . . . 2 .. 4 _ "
Rum. . .9 Galls. . . . .----------- . . . 10/ . . ...4 .. 10 - "
Powder. . . 18 [illegible] . . . . 2/ . . . ....1 .. 16 - "
Shot.. 28. .. .. .. . . . . . . . . . 5 . . . . " 11 .. 8
Flints. . .52. . . . ................ . . . 1/2 --- " 2 . 2
Tobacco __ 42..... . . .. . . . 3/. --- 6 .. 6 ~
---------------------------------32 : 3 : 8 3/4
1781. Bread . 470 [illegible] . . . . . . 4 2/7 ... £ 8 . 7 . 10 1/4
Flour . . 246 . . . ............... . . . . 4 2/7 . . . 4 .. 7 . 10 1/4
Pork . . . 386 . . . -----------. . . . . 5 2/5 . . . . 8 .. 13 .. 8 1/2
Butter . . . 11. . . . .------------ . . . 13 . . . . . " 11 .. 11
Molasses.. 27 Galls. .. . .... . . 4/ . . . . 5 .. 8 _ "
Rum. . .15 Galls. . . . .----------- . . . 10/ . . ...7 .. 10 - "
Powder. . . 24 1/2 [illegible] . . . . 2/ . . . . 2 .. 9 - "
Shott.. 18 [illegible]. .. .. .. . . . . . 5 . . . . " 7 .. 6
Flints. . .30. . . . ................ . . . 1/2 --- " 1 . 3
Tobacco __ 50..... . . .. . . . 3/. --- 7 .. 10 ~
---------------------------------45 : 7 : [1]

Halifax Sepr, 11th: 1781.
Willm Russell
£ 132 : 16 : 8 1/4

Date: 1780

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 27