File MS-14-61, A27, 2nd shelf - Benjamin Bell -- New Brunswick Land Grant

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Benjamin Bell -- New Brunswick Land Grant

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MS-14-61, A27, 2nd shelf

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  • May 29th, 1844 (Creation)

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1 page

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Donated by Peter Sanger to the Agricola Archives on October 26, 2011 (accession A2011-315)

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File consists of one land grant : New Brunswick, Victoria, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain… give and grant unto Benjamin Bell (lis?) Heirs and assigns, a tract of Land situated in the parish of Srysex (Sussex?) in the county of Kings in our Province of New Brunswick… No. 3217 Registered the 29th day of May 1844 ... by his Excellency’s command Wm F. Odell(?)

Bell, Benjamin, II, Born Feb 07 1806 in Ballintra, Drumholm, Co. Donegal, Ireland, Died Dec 23 1876 in New Brunswick, Canada (http://www.tribalpages.com/tribe/familytree?uid=nbell&surname=Bell)

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Grant is on a piece of folded vellum (?), seems dry so storing folded so as not to crack the sheet. Seal attached, as is the surveyors map, map is torn and tattered.

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Preferred citation: Benjamin Bell -- New Brunswick Land Grant, MS-14-61, A27 2nd shelf, Dalhousie University Archives, Agricola Archives, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2017 (creation)
October 2020 (revision)

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