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Post War Settlement
Nova Scotia Volunteers Land Grants Warrant

By His Excellency John PARR Esquire
Captain General & Governor in Chief in &
over His Majesty’s Province of Nova Scotia
& its dependencies Vice Admiral of the
same &ca &ca &ca.

To Charles MORRIS Esqr. Chief Surveyor of Land

You are forthwith by yourself or your Deputy to Admeasure and lay out unto Lt. Colonel Timothy HIERLIHY a Plantation containing Five thousand Acres,

unto Captains James CURGENVEN, Timothy William HIERLIHY, Joseph OSBORNE & Arthur MADDOX each Three thousand Acres

unto Lieutenant George WETMORE, Franklin G. ETTER, Caleb WHEATON, John WHEATON, Benjamin OGDEN, John HIERLIHY, Revd. Mr. John ELLIS & Quarter Master John HARDY each two thousand Acres,

and unto the Companies of Lieutenant Colonel HIERLIHY; Captains CURGENVEN, HIERLIHY, OSBORNE & MADDOX each two thousand Nine hundred Acres,

being in the whole forty seven thousand five hundred Acres & make a due Return into the Secretarys Office within six months from the date hereof, with a plot or description hereunto annex’d as also to Certify the nature and Quality of said Land, Conformable to His Majesty’s Instructions.

And for so doing this shall be your Warrant.

Given under my hand at Halifax this Sixth day of June 1783.


Public Archives of Nova Scotia, RG 20A, Volume 5, No. 1784-136.

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