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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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February 13, 1792

   

   

H-1989

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_h1989/350?r=0&s=1 TO
http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_h1989/355?r=0&s=1

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_mikan_104249

Manuscript Group 11, Colonial Office 220,
Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Sessional Papers,
Minutes of Executive Council, 1786
(M.G. 11, C.O. 220, C.B. "B", Vol. 7
 ff. 131-136

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March 1, 1792

   

H-1989

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_h1989/360?r=0&s=1
http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_h1989/361?r=0&s=1
http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_h1989/362?r=0&s=1

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_mikan_104249

Manuscript Group 11, Colonial Office 220,
Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Sessional Papers,
Minutes of Executive Council, 1786
(M.G. 11, C.O. 220, C.B. "B", Vol. 7
 ff. 141-143

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Extracts from Minutes of Council regarding Confirmation of Land Grants, from 6th February 1792 to 1st March 1792

Notice is hereby given that His Majesty's Council will be convened at the Government House on every Monday in February to hear and determine on the validity of such claims to grants of lands on this Island as may be brought forward by any of the Inhabitants ...

[February 13, 1792] 

The following persons Settlers on the south Shore of the Aforesaid North west branch appeared at the Board & produced their claims for Land which were duly examined & maturely Considered and the following admitted to have their Grants competed they having obtained Warrants of Survey for the same almost four years back, and had made very Considerable Improvements on their severally Lots, Viz;

... Jno. Rundle, Settler ...

[March 1, 1792] 

The Board taking into Consideration that this is the last day mentioned on His Excellency's Proclamation for persons to come forward and substantiate their pretensions to Grants of Land before the Council and it Appearing to the Board that a Number of Settlers situated on the distant and Detached Settlements in the Government have been prevented from coming to Sydney to take the benefit of the Said Proclamation owing to the Lakes and Rivers not having been sufficiently frozen for the season to admit of their Travelling and perceiving also the Great Injustice would be done to those Settlers if they should be entirely shut out form exhibiting their claims most humbly solicited His Excellency that he would be pleased to extend the benefit of the Proclamation to the first day of June next.

[Source: National Archives of Canada, Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton, CO 217, Vol. 108, pp. 207 - 210b, Extracts from Minutes of Council regarding Confirmation of Land Grants, from 6th February 1792 to 1st March 1792, February 13, 1792 and March 1, 1792.

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