Item MS-2-104, SF Box 13, Folder 16 - Deed of land transfer from Leonard Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer

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Deed of land transfer from Leonard Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer

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MS-2-104, SF Box 13, Folder 16

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  • 1821 (Creation)

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(fl. 1821)

Biographical history

Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer [Publicover] are known to have owned land in New Dublin, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia in the early 19th century. The Publicovers became a prominent shipping family around the Lahave River.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Mr. and Mrs. Murray Oickle and accessioned in 1971.

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Item is a land deed transferring ownership of land in the township of New Dublin, County Lunenburg, Nova Scotia from Leonard and Catherine Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer [Publicover].

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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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See the Lemuel Publicover fonds (MS-2-105, SF Box 50, Folder 4) for additional records created by the Publicover family. For other land sales contracts, see Deed for sale of land in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands (MS-2-92), 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 of land transfer from Leonard Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer, MS-2-104, SF Box 13, Folder 16, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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