Item MS-2-92, SF Box 19, Folder 9 - Deed for sale of land in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands

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Deed for sale of land in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands

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MS-2-92, SF Box 19, Folder 9

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  • 1831-1833 (Creation)

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1 page (1 folder)

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Ann Hughes was the widow of carpenter Edward Hughes of Granville, Nova Scotia. At the time she sold her land in Granville, she was living in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Custodial history

The item was accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1971. Prior to that, the item was in the custody of Mrs. A.G. Christie of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Item is a land deed registering the 1831 sale of property in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands. The document was registered in Annapolis in 1833.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Associated materials

For other land sales contracts, see Deed of land transfer from Leonard Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer (MS-2-104), Deed of confirmation from Sophia Catherine Brehm to Mary Jane Aitkin (MS-2-136), Deeds for sale of lands in Pictou County to John Ives Meagher (MS-2-145), Land deed transfer from Isaac A. Grant to Duncan Murray (MS-2-146), and Indenture for land sold to John Halliburton by William and Elizabeth Peck (MS-2-271).

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Preferred citation: Deed for sale of land in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands, MS-2-92, SF Box 19, Folder 9, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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