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Cornwallis, Kings County, N.S.

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Cornwallis Township School orders

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Collection: Township of Cornwallis
Description: Cornwallis Township School orders dated 19 November 1800, giving the rules of conduct for pupils.
Note: Verso covered with bible verses.
Accession Number: 1900.041-COR/001

Account

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Collection: Township of Cornwallis
Description: Account by which the Commissioners of the Poor seem to be determining how much money would be needed to support the poor, November 1839. Signed by Wm [Bowlby?], D. Deckey, Wm Henry Chipman, James Ilsley, and Peter Wickwire.
Note: On verso of the document is written: "New the Baptists Meeting [?] on Monday 2 Nov 1849" and several illegible markings in pencil.
Accession Number: 1900.282-COR/001

Correspondence

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Collection: Township of Cornwallis
Description: Correspondence from William H. Chipman, Clerk of Peace, to the Town Clerk of Cornwallis Township, in which Chipman asks to be informed of the amount of the Poor Rates for the year 1856.
Accession Number: 1900.356-COR/001

Minutes

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Collection: Township of Cornwallis
Description: Minutes of a meeting held in the school house at Cornwallis on 25 October 1864. Those present decided to 'support a school agreeable to the new School law'. Also contains a list of the 'rateable inhabitants of School Section 57'
Note: Verso contains three letters [1864?] in which Leander Rand, Major commanding the 1st Regiment Kings County Nova Scotia Militia, attests…
Accession Number: 1900.287-COR/001

Petition

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Collection: Township of Cornwallis
Description: Petition signed by John Coldwell (Caldwell?) and George Parker, requesting the appointment of a committee to study the need for the establishment of a Poor House in 'the Town'. The suggested committee members were: John Coldwell, W. H. Chipman, Nathan Parker and Dr. C. C. Hamilton.
Accession Number: 1900.357-COR/001

Record Book

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Collection: Township of Cornwallis
Description: Record book of transactions or proceedings of the meetings of the inhabitants of the Township, April 1795 - November 1862, by Ward Eaton, the Town Clerk. Early records deal almost exclusively with the Overseers of the Poor. This item has been partially transcribed by Majorie Wickwire in file 1978.004-WIC/1. A note by M. Wickwire included in the file reads: "The Reports of meetings from 1818-…
Accession Number: 1911.001-COR/001

Sherman Bleakney

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Dates: 1945 to 2012
Collection: Sherman Bleakney, Archival Catalogue
Type: finding aid