Item MS-4-8, Item 1 - William and Robert Lawson's business ledger (1829-1833) and journal (1842-1845)

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William and Robert Lawson's business ledger (1829-1833) and journal (1842-1845)

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MS-4-8, Item 1

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16 cm of textual records (1 volume)

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([172-] - 1838)

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William Lawson was a Halifax merchant, office holder, justice of the peace, and politician. He was the son of John Lawson and Sarah Shatford.

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Records were found with records from J.E. Morse and Co. and accessioned (1971-013) in 1971.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.  Materials may be under copyright.  Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], William and Robert Lawson's business ledger (1829-1833) and journal (1842-1845), MS-4-8, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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