Nova Scotia Archives

New Ross

From Family to Community

Letter from H. Darling to William Ross. — 21 February 1819. — 4 pages : 0 x 0 cm.

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Item advise that the saw mill is at work and hopes the grist mill will be used in the fall; questions progress of schoolhouse; remarks on George's accident; more land being occupied near Sherbrooke (Major Smith's land); promises to speak to Morris re: Ross' appointment as Justice of the Inferior Court; gives some personal family news - one son is at school in Windsor where a clergyman who had a large school on the Isle of Wight has been in charge since the summer of 1818; House of Assembly meeting in the new Province building; members opposing Dalhousie re: road money, etc.

Reference no.: Ross Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 volume 794 number 46