Item MS-2-76, SF Box 18, Folder 27 - Letter to A.M. Uniacke from John Inglis, third bishop of Nova Scotia

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Letter to A.M. Uniacke from John Inglis, third bishop of Nova Scotia

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MS-2-76, SF Box 18, Folder 27

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  • 1847 (Creation)

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1 page

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Andrew Mitchell Uniacke was born in Halifax in 1808, the youngest son of Richard John Uniacke and his second wife, Elizabeth Newton. He was educated at King's College, Windsor and went on to study law, eventually working as a lawyer, a banker, and a politician. He was president of the Bank of Nova Scotia from 1872 to 1874 and represented Halifax township in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly between 1843 to 1847. In 1834 he married Elizabeth Fraser, with whom he had three children. He passed away in Dover, England in 1895.

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The item was accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1970. Prior to that, the letter had been donated to the library by J.H.M Young in 1959.

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Item is a letter (1847) from Reverend John Inglis to A.M. Uniacke regarding a Mr. Botsford Viets' letter of application for an excise appointment.

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Preferred citation: Letter to A.M. Uniacke from John Inglis, third bishop of Nova Scotia, MS-2-76, SF Box 18, Folder 27, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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