Nova Scotia Archives

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"An Estimate of the Number of Bricks Supposed to Build a House…"


Although the document is undated, it was filed between documents dated 1814 and 1815. Cape Breton Island was a separate colony, 1784-1820. See H. Millard Wright, Building Nova Scotia Brick by Brick for a history of brick-making in Nova Scotia. [TP 826.5/ C212/2004]

Date: ca. 1815

Reference no.: Cape Breton as a Separate Colony Nova Scotia Archives RG 11 vol. 2 no. 368