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Post War Settlement
Memorial of Thomas Beaty

To His Excellency John PARR Esqr.
Lieutenant Governor and Commander in
Chief in and Over His Majesty’s Province of
Nova Scotia & its dependencies &c &c &c
And to the Honble His Majestys Council

The Memorial of Jno. WISDOM in behalf of himself & family

Humbly Sheweth

That he has lived in this Province upwards of Forty years & brought up a very large family.

That he & his Sons served his Majesty faithfully at the defence of Quebec when besieged by the Americans last War.

That not having Sufficient employment for his family in their Trades, he wishes to Settle them on Lands, And as they have never received and from Goverment, They Humbly pray your Excellency And Honours will be pleased to Grant them a Certain Tract together in proportion to their Separate families.

And Your Memorialist as in duty bound Will ever pray.

John WISDOM & family1000 Acres
Henry WISDOM, Wife & 6 Childrn.   500
Edwd, WISDOM, Wife & 2 Servts.   250
Joseph HOLEMAN, Wife & 4 Chiln.   350
2100 Acres


Public Archives of Nova Scotia, RG 20A, Volume 22, No. 1791-54.

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