Papers Relating to Land Settlement in Nova Scotia : 1748/49 - 1752.
|Call Number:||HIL-MICL FC LPR .G7P3L6R4N6|
|Creator:||Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords.|
|Description:||2 microfilm textual records () ; 35 mm|
The House of Lords Record Office has custody of the records of both Houses of the British Parliament, the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The parliamentary archives is a major repository of manuscript material relating to America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries reflecting Parliament and the nation's commercial and strategic interest in the colonies. The importance of the Anglo-French rivalry in North America is also reflected in the papers laid before the House.
The Papers Relating to Land Settlement in Nova Scotia are arranged in two series: Series 1, Papers 1-37; Series 2, Papers 1-106.
|Originals:||The original records are held by the House of Lords Record Office.|
|Archival Ref. No.:||House of Lords 1753.4|
A hand written List of Documents has been microfilmed preceding each of the Series (I and II). The List of Papers reflects the chronological order and numbering system of the Papers and includes the names of correspondents or type of document and dates. Available in print in the Loyalist red binders and as a an electronic finding aid. A listing of documents has been published in American Papers in the House of Lords Record Office: A Guide. This calendar was edited by Walter Minchinton of the University of Exeter, and Peter Harper of the University of Keele, and published in 1983 by Microform Ltd.
|Electronic Finding Aid Record:||
GB Parliament House of Lords Return Papers NS Shelf List.pdf
There are differences in the numbering systems used in the List of Papers and in the Guide, but this does not affect access to the Papers.
A microform shelf list has been created by the author of the Loyalist Collection Inventory. The Microfilm Shelf List is available in print with the Loyalist Collection Finding Aids and on the World Wide Web.