Item MS-13-87, SF Box 49, Folder 8 - Letter by Jason M. Mack concerning the mental health of George Roy

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Letter by Jason M. Mack concerning the mental health of George Roy

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MS-13-87, SF Box 49, Folder 8

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  • December 1, 1916 (Creation)

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1 page (1 folder)

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The Hon. Jason M. Mack (March 17, 1843 - January 18, 1927) was a lawyer and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He was born in Mill Village, Queens County, Nova Scotia, the son of Jason Mack and Augusta Miller of United Empire Loyalist descent. He served as stipendiary magistrate for the Liverpool police district.

George Roy was a fisherman from Liverpool, Queens County, Nova Scotia. George died December 25, 1916 in Liverpool, Queens County at 74 years of age from Senile Decay.

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Letter was transferred to Dalhousie University Archives from the Dalhousie University Kellogg Health Sciences Library in April 2013. Prior to the document transfer, it was in the custody of the Dalhousie University Kellogg Health Sciences Library.

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Item is a letter written by Jason M. Mack addressed to any constables or police officers of the town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia. The letter involves the mental health of and the request for detainment of George Roy, a fisherman from Liverpool, who had been declared of unsound mind by two local medical practitioners. Item also contains an envelope addressed to William Winters.

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English.

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Preferred citation: Letter by Jason M. Mack concerning the mental health of George Roy, MS-13-87, SF Box 49, Folder 8, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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April 2013

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  • Box: MS-13-87, SF Box 49