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1 A Letter from James Scott Hutton, principal of the Halifax Institution for the Deaf and Dumb to a Dr. L.R. Morse at Lawrencetown thank him for collectiong money for the school, dated March 25th, 1867
The letter is one sheet folded to make 4 pages, s The letter is folded but in very good condition 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm) The envelope is in poor condition with one 5 cent stamp (blue on blue paper cancelled by oval grid) and on the reverse a small one part circle Halifax/Nopva Scotia/MR 26/67 and a two part circle Lawrence-Town/NS/MA 27/1867. 

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2 (Halliburton, Sir Brenton) Sir Brenton Halliburton handwritten decision in Chancery in case between Samuel Rudolph, complainant and Samuel Lydian, Hugh Bell and William James Lydian, Defendents. Signed and dated Halifax, N.S. 7th day of September 1811.
1811 Single sheet folded in two In very good condition 11.25 x 7.25 inches (28.5 x 18.4 cm) 
A case which involves a mortgage for 952 pounds, 12 shilling and six pence from Samuel Rudolph (complainant) to Samuel Lydian, Hugh Bell and William James Lydian, Defendants. This decision in written in the hand of Halliburton and signed by him.

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3 Cody, Henry John Manuscript letter to Castell Hopkins from Henry John Cody written on 'St. Paul's Church' letterhead , dated April 21 1921
8 x 5 inches 
Dear Mr. Castell Hopkins: Many thanks for your kind letter in regards to the Archbishopric of Melbourne. What you say is undoubtedly one factor which enters into the case. There are many sides to it and it is hard to reach a speedy and satisfactory
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4 Edwin Gilpin (1821-1906) A Signed Receipt from Edwin Gilpin for $48.34 given to J. Rutherford and dated Aug. 24 1876 & 1877
Same piece of paper with manuscript to one side Folded and slightly browned 4.5 x 7 inches 
Augt 24 1876. J. Rutherford Esq. to Edwin Gilpin Amount of a/c(accounts?) rendered $48.34 Rec. payment Edwin Gilpin Ap. 27/77

Edwin Gilpin(1821-1906) clergyman, was born at Aylesford, Nova Scotia, on June 10, 1821. Ge was educated at King's Colle 
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5 Hiram Lodge Yarmouth, NS Letter addressed to George S. Brown Esquire Yarmouth Dated Halifax December 18 1852 from H.C.D. Twining Pro. Grand Secretary 18th Dec 1852 Answering a question about Regulations for Masonic Lodges
1852 Single sheet folded at middle & then creased and f Creased where it was folded. Small piece missing from edge where seal was broken as well as another small square piece missing neither one affecting text 
George S.(Stairs) Brown was a founding member of the Hiram Lodge in Yarmouth . Henry CD Twining as well as being a Mason was the Clerk of the Nova Scotia Assembly 
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6 René-Édouard Caron Two Manuscript letters from René-Édouard Caron to His Honour The Lieutenant Governor Fredericton, New Brunswick, dated Quebec 23rd. February and 28th December
1875 Single sheet folded with letter in black ink on on Both letters in very good condition 13 x 8.25 inches 
Letter reads 'Government House, Quebec 28th December 1875. Sir. I have the honour to transmit to you herewith a copy of the Speech with which I, on the 24th. instruct(?) closed the First session of the Third Parliament of this Province, I have the
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7 Whidden, John (?) Clerk of the Nova Scotia Assembly Handwritten Letter to TW Harris Barrister Kentville from JE Whidden concerning a legal resolution between their clients
(1855) Single sheet folded folded at middle and creases Small pieces missing from edges, remnants from wax seal to front 
Return address is written as Henry CD Twining Clerk of Assembly 
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8 William Stevens Fielding, the eighth Premier of Nova Scotia (1884-96), Appointment of Alexander McNeil, Barrister to be a Commissioner for giving relief to Indigent Debtors, . . . signed by William Stevens Fielding and Malachy Bowes Daly and dated 14th of February 1892
(1892) Single sheet document with printed text on one sid Pieces missing from top of document affecting printed text, as well as a tear into blind stamp seal. Pieces missing from bottom of document not affect text and a few small tears to each side not into text 13.00 x 8.25 inches (33 x 21 cm) 
Signed by Daly below blind stamp seal, top left corner and on the bottom right corner by Fielding.

William Stevens Fielding, PC (November 24, 1848 - June 23, 1929) was a Canadian Liberal politician, the eighth Premier of Nova Scotia (1884-96), and 
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9 William Stevens Fielding, the eighth Premier of Nova Scotia (1884-96), Two signed letters from William Stevens Fielding concerning the application of Alexander McNeil for a Fellowship in International Law to the Division of International Law of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Both dated March 3rd. 1921 Both single sheets, typed with House of Commons Ca One letter has rust stains from paper clips the other has a few very small brown marks 10 x 8 inches 
One letter is address to the secretary of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace recommending McNeil for the fellowship and the other is to McNeil stating 'I have pleasure in sending you herewith a letter which I hope will serve your purpose.'

 
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