Item MS-2-221, SF Box 31, Folder 3 - Letter from Simeon Perkins to William Cahoon

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Letter from Simeon Perkins to William Cahoon

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MS-2-221, SF Box 31, Folder 3

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  • 1794 (Creation)

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1 page (1 folder)

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William Cahoon was born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, in 1752. In 1774 he married Tabitha Dorcas Smith of Port Medway, with whom he had six children, including a son called William. He died in Port Medway in 1816.

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1794 letter to William Cahoon of Port Medway from Simeon Perkins of Liverpool regardling the law surrounding the worrying or killing of sheep by dogs.

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The letter has a small tear along the crease but is otherwise intact and legible.

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  • English

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English

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], MS-2-221, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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June 2012

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  • Box: MS-2-221, SF Box 31