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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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- 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.
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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