Item MS-2-271, SF Box 31, Folder 25 - Indenture for land sold to John Halliburton by William and Elizabeth Peck

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Indenture for land sold to John Halliburton by William and Elizabeth Peck

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MS-2-271, SF Box 31, Folder 25

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  • 1806 (Creation)
    Halliburton, John

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1 page (1 folder)

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John Halliburton was born and raised in Scotland in a clerical family. He served on a British frigate during the Seven Years’ War and later started a medical practice in Newport, Rhode Island. He married Susannah Brenton, daughter of Jahleel Brenton. The family settled in Halifax in 1782, where Halliburton's brother-in-law, James Brenton, was an assistant judge on the Supreme Court. He resumed private medical practice and became head of the Royal Navy’s medical department.

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Item is a deed from William and Elizabeth Peck for land on the Northwest Arm in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Public domain. Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

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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 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), and Land deed transfer from Isaac A. Grant to Duncan Murray (MS-2-146).

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