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 DOMINION OF CANADA
REPORT
OF THE
DEPARTMENT OF
PUBLIC JARCHIVES
FOR THE YEAR
1948
NORMAN FEE
Acting Dominion Archivist
OTTAWA
EDMOND CLOUTIER, C.M.G., B.A., L.Ph.,
KING'S PRINTER AND CONTROLLER OF STATIONER
1948  DOMINION OF CANADA
REPORT
OF THE
DEPARTMENT OF
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
FOR THE YEAR
1948
NORMAN FEE
Acting Dominion Archivist
OTTAWA
EDMOND CLOUTIER, C.M.G., B.A., L.Ph.,
KING'S PRINTER. AND CONTROLLER OF STATIONERY
1948  TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page
Letter of Transmittal         v
Accessions of Manuscript Division       vii
Accessions of Map Division         xi
APPENDIX
Nova Scotia State Papers—Calendar of Nova Scotia Official
Correspondence—
1. Nova Scotia A., 1837-1840  3
2. Colonial Office Series, CO. 218       181
13605—A|  LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL
Ottawa, December 31, 1948.
To the Honourable Colin W.
Secretary of State,
Ottawa.
G. Gibson, P.C, M.C., K.C.,
Sir,—I have the honour to submit to you herewith the Annual Report
of the Department of Public Archives for the year 1948.
The accessions of the Manuscript Division show the acquisition of
many valuable documents, and the list from the Map Division contains
the more important maps acquired by the department this year. The
appendix is a continuation of the calendar of the Nova Scotia State Papers:
the completion of Nova Scotia A, and Colonial Office Series, CO. 218.
Respectfully yours,
NORMAN FEE,
Acting Dominion Archivist.  MANUSCRIPT DIVISION
MISCELLANEOUS ACCESSIONS
Audit Office: A.O. 1, Bundle 2131, Rolls 1-8. Accounts for (1) victualling Foreign Protestant Settlers, Nova Scotia, 1751; (2) transportation
of Foreign Protestant Settlers to Nova Scotia, 1751-1753; (3) Superintendent of Settlers, Lower Canada, 1815-1817; (4) MUitary Storekeeper, Upper Canada, 1816-1819; (5-6) Superintendent of the
Richmond Settlement, 1819-1823; (7-8) Superintendent of the Lanark
Settlement 1820-1822.
Barbeau, Marius: Arts and crafts during the French Regime. Notes
taken from the Archives of Quebec and from parish records.
Blondeau-Cotte: FamUy Papers 1791-1876.
Board of Trade: Correspondence and Papers, CO. 323. (1) Vol. 23,
Indian Affairs, correspondence of Sir William Johnson, 1763-1766;
(2) Vols. 28-30, correspondence of officials in North America, 1764-
1780, with some orders thereon; Vols. 31-33 abstracts of correspondents 1756-1759; Vols. 34-44, Law Officers reports, see below
Law Officers.
Brewin—Papers: 1903-1948. (1) Rev. F. H. Brewin to Public Archives
1948, as to vindication of Hon. A. G. Blair; (2) Blair to Brewin, 1903,
respecting his resignation from the Cabinet.
British Columbia: Instructions to Governor Richard Blanshard, 1849.
Extract from CO. 381, Vol. 77.
Chateau de Ramezay, Papers transcribed from:
sans date Lettre de Phelan a L. Duvernay.   Amury Girod.
1709   17 jan.       Lettre de Phelypeaux a un ami.
1793 Origin of Canadian Belts or Sashes.
1793    9 July '    Letter of James B. Francklin to his brother George
G. Francklin.
1795   28 aout      Letter of Edw. Wm. Gray to Honble Judge Panet.
(P.L.)
1797   11 avr.       Etat du chargement d'un canot, WUliam Grant.
1797    4 mai       Etat du chargement d'un canot, sous la consignation
de William Grant.
1831
Supplique presentee par les petitionnaires de la
vUle de Montreal a la Legislature de la province
dans le but d'obtenir 1'aide pecuniaire, necessaire au
soutien d'une institution charitable pour les filles
repenties. PUBUC ARCHIVES
sans date
(1832)
1832   11 dec.
Lettre ecrite par Edouard E. Rodier a Georges
Cartier, etudiant en droit. Patriotism, C. R. Ogden,
L. H. Lafontaine, Riot at election at Montreal in
1832.
Lettre de Edouard E. Rodier a Georges Cartier,
etudiant en droit. Contested election, riot at
Montreal, political feeling; Lord Aylmer.
1838   20 March   Letter to E. R. Jewett, Esquire
1853   20 Dec.
1858
Lettre de PHonorable A. N. Morin, confidentielle.
Dep6t de St. Augustin; G. Laviolette, arpenteur.
5 March   Letter of A.  Cuvillier to A.  M.  Delisle Esquire.
Bankruptcy Law.
1864-1866
1865   23 Nov.
List of expenses incurred by the Men of the Montreal
Water Police while employed on duty on the Frontier
(Fenians).
Letter   of
(Fenians).
J.   Sullivan   to  T.   D'Arcy   McGee
1866 Expences to Sweetsburg.    E.  Ermatinger,  Fenian
trials.
1866 24 April     Government   Constabulary   for   frontier   service.
Estimate of pay of six detectives (Fenians).
1867 31 Dec.      Sundry cash advances made by E. E. Schiller, on
account of Frontier Service (Fenians).
1868 Sundry Cash advances made by C E. Schiller on
account of Frontier Service (Fenians).
1916   17 Oct.       Letter of George J. Sheppard to R. W. McLachlan.
Signature of D'Arcy McGee.
Chinese Loan, 1945: Certificate that Romeo Pigeon is the person
authorized to make collections in Ottawa. (In Chinese, with translation.)
Faillon Collection: Documents relating to ecclesiastical affairs, 1647-
1765, in continuation of transcripts previously made from the Faillon
Collection in the Seminary St. Sulpice, at Montreal.
Grant, William: (1) Will, 2 October, 1805. Typed copy of the original
in the Archives of the Court House, Quebec. (2) Notes on the letters
written by WUliam Grant between 1749 and 1778, and preserved in
British Museum Additional Manuscripts 25411, 25412, and 25413.
Typed Copy.    Copies of both documents presented by W. S. Wallace.
Grip: Subscription list.
Guadeloupe and Martinique: Expedition against, 1794-1795. Extracts
from Admiralty 1, Vol. 317 and W.O. 1, Vol. 83. REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 ix
Hall, Rev. J. E., 1875: Letter from S. H. Walpole as to steps taken to
ensure that a chaplain be sent on the Arctic Expedition.
Immigration Returns, 1773-1775: Material relating to British North
America transcribed from Treasury Registers T47, Vols. 9-11.
Although labelled 1773-1775, the first entry is 15 April, 1774.
Isabelle, Guillaume: Concession of land to 1638. Photostat from the
Chicago Historical Society. {Miscellaneous Documents, Vol. 16,
No. 57.)
Law Officers, British: Reports on Colonial Acts 1784-1827, transcribed
from CO. 323, Vol. 34-44. These reports give both number and title,
so that they will be found to be of value in connection with reports
contained in series already transcribed but which refer to Acts merely
by the Colonial Department numbering.
Leacock, Stephen: How we Kept Mother's Day.    Mss. draft, signed.
Lepelle, Jean: Agreement between Jean Lepelle, Jacques Cardinal and
others, on trade with the Indians, 1688. Photostat from the Chicago
Historical Society.    {Miscellaneous Documents, Vol. 16, No. 56.)
Lepelle, Pierre: Agreement for a voyage to the Ottawa on behalf of
Jean Bourdon, 1696 Photostat from the Chicago Historical Society.
{Miscellaneous Documents, Vol. 16, No. 55.)
McCormick, Wblliam: Journal of a trip from Amherstburg to Ireland,
1823. Produced for private distribution, by WUliam S. McCormick.
Original documents in the Public Library, Windsor.
McDiarmid, D.: Letter from Duncan Cameron as to competition between
the Hudson's Bay and North West companies, at Kaministiqua.
McGill University: Photostat of charter, 1821.
Meredith, Dr. E. A.: Letters from William Kingsford and Sir Sandford
Fleming, on cosmic time, 1885.
Murray, General James: Report (on) the Government of Quebec and
Dependencies thereof, 1762. Includes seven maps, and other supplementary papers.    (PQ1, Vol. 19)
Muy, Jacques Pierre Daneau de: Letters to, 1748-1749. Deal
chiefly with the DauteuU estate. Transcript from Archives du
Seminaire de Quebec, Fonds Verreau, carton 10, Nos. 68-83. {Fonds
Verreau, Vol. 5.)
New Brunswick: Act to regulate elections and the duration of Assemblies,
1786-1790.
North West Pacific Coast: 1783-1794. Photostat and transcripts of
documents in the Archives of Mexico, relating to the North West
Pacific Coast, Nootka Sound, South Sea Company, Captain George
Vancouver. PUBLIC ARCHIVES
Prince Edward Island: (1) Electoral Acts 1774-1842, extracts from
CO. 228, Vols. 1-7; (2) Petition to the Queen from 700 householders
respecting the qualifications of members of Assembly, 1841, extract
from CO. 226, Vol. 62.
Quesnel, Jules: 1812-1847. About 150 business or personal letters
addressed to Quesnel.    {Quesnel Papers, Vol. 2.)
Ross, Sir John:  1818-1842.    Papers with reference to Arctic exploration.
St. Sulpice, Seminaire de : Documents relating to a gift to Monseigneur
de St. Vallier, by Marie Menou de Charnisay, 1702.
Taschereau (Henri Elzear) : 1874. Two letters from R. J. Wicksteed
as to the drafting of the larceny act of 1869.    {Taschereau, Vol. 2.)
Thompson, David: Rocky Mountain Journal, June, 1801.
War Office: W.O. 71, Judge Advocate General, Courts Martial.
Extracts from Vols. 49 and 137, case of Joseph Corriveaux and Mary
J. Dodier, tried for the murder of Louis H. Dodier. &c. dated at
'Gen1.
P.R.O.  North
MAP DIVISION
PRINCIPAL ACCESSIONS
The three following lists contain the best from their respective sources.
I
The Pennsylvania Historical Commission, Harrisburg, Pa.
(Photostat Copies)
A Chorographical Map of the Northern Department of North-America.
By Covens and Mortier, 1780.
Cantonment of His Majesty's Forces, in N. America,
New York 29th March 1766.    By Dan Paterson, Ass* Qr Mr
River of Ohio by Capt Harry Gordon Engr 1766.
Ohio River Headwaters—Thursday 26th April 1753.
Ohio River—U.S. Northwest Territory (1765)  Brit.
Amer. Colonies General 11.
Map showing Fort Pitt—By Montresor, 1776.
A Tour from Fort Cumberland North Westward round part of Lake
Erie, Huron, &c.    By Hutchins, 1762.
A Map of the Northern Parts of America.    B.M. Kings Maps, CXIX
7 (2) after 1758.
A Map of Lake Erie and southern portion showing Fort Pitt, Fort
Venango, Fort Le Beuf, and Fort Presqu'ile.
A Map of the Great Lakes and southern portion shewing French
Forts, &c. B.S.H. B. 4040.
A New and Accurate Map of the English Empire in North America.
By Anti-Gallicans, 1755.
Map of the Western parts of the Colony of Virginia as far as the
Mississippi (Satanas ed.) 1754.
Map of Pennsylvania, West of the Susquehanna R.    By Armstrong,
1754?
Carte Des Pays connus sous le nom de Canada, &c.    By Sr Robert
de Vaugondy.    1753.
Map of Lake Erie and the Ohio River, &c.    (C 1753)
Map of the Ohio Country, &c. P.R.O. London, CO. Virginia 13.
Map of the Ohio & Mississippi Valley, &c. P.R.O. London, CO.
North Am. Colonies, General 1.    (1716)
Map of the Ohio Country, &c. B.M. Add MS. 15563 a.   (175-?)
A Map of Carolina and the River Meschacebe, &c. (original Amherst
College) C 1700.
A Map of the Atlantic Coast from Canada to Gulf of Mexico.    By
PhUlip Wells, Fecitt.    1686.
A New Mapp of America—By Philip Lea and I. Overton (C 1685)
American Maps IV, 2.
Map of the Ohio Country—By Chegere (1755)    Indian Map.
Map of Eastern Coast of North America—By Gascoyne, 1678, For
Capt. John Smith. ai PUBLIC ARCHIVES
II
The Estate of Dr. L. J. Burpee
Map of the Arctic Coast of America.    1837.
Discoveries and Route of the Arctic Land Expedition.    (1833-4)
Discoveries of Hudson's Bay Co's Arctic Expedition.    (1838 & 9)
Map of Country North of Athabasca Lake—North America.    1845.
Map of Lewis & Clark's Track across North America.    1804, 5, 6.
Bering's Chart of his first Voyage.    1737.
Map of the Country Embracing The Route of Expedition of 1823.
Discoveries of Capt8 Ross, Parry & Franklin.    (1818-23)
Discoveries in the Arctic Sea.    By J. Arrowsmith.    1858.
Hudson's Bay Co8 Arctic Expedition.    By J. Arrowsmith.    1818.
Map of the North-East Part of Siberia.    1820-23.
Bering's & Chirikof's Expeditions to America, 1741. Kaiak Island,
1741. Bering Island, 1827. Spangberg's Chart of the Kuriles and North
Japan, 1738-9.    (Last three maps on one sheet.)
Ill
Colonial Office Library, Public Record Office
(Photostat copies)
America, No. 51
Plans of Ports and Harbours on the North West Coast of America.
Published by A. Dalrymple.    London, 1789-90.
1. Snug Corner Cove, Prince William Sound.
2. Port Etches.
3. Inlet of Bucareli.
4. Port Stephens.
5. Calamity Harbour.
6. Milbank's Sound.
7. Port Safety, Calverts Island.
8. Rose's Harbour.
9. Lux Aena and Etches-Sound.
10. St. Patrick's Bay, etc.
11. Port Brooks.
12. Scott's Bay and Friendly Bay.
13. Ahouset.
14. Juan de Fuca Strait, and view.
15. Port Sn. Francisco.
16. Monterey and Port Sn Diego.
British Columbia, No. 7 (case of maps)
Vancouver Island Colony. Sketch Maps of Districts. Lithographed
at the Topographical Depot of the War Office, 1859. War Office—London,
1859.
1. Mountain District. 6. Quamichan District.
2. Cranberry District. 7. Comiaken District.
3. Cedar District. 8. Shawinigan District.
4. Somenos District. 9. Lake District.
5. Cowichan District. 10. Index Map.
Scale—Nos.   1 to 3   2 inches to 1 mile.
Nos.   4 to 9 20 chains to 1 inch.
No.   10  6 miles to 1 inch. REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 xiii
British Columbia, No. 11 (case of maps)
1. British Columbia, showing carriage roads completed, in progress,,
and proposed.    About 37 miles to 1 inch.
2. New Westminster to Lillooet, from a general Map in preparation
by Royal Engineers, with MS. notes.    War Office, New West.
1861.    10 miles to 1 inch.
3. Plan of the Town of Hope.    Surveyed by Sergeant McColl, R. E.
12 inches to 1 mile.    War Office, New West.    1861.
4. Plan of the Town of Lytton. Surveyed by Sergeant McColl, R.E.
About 25 inches to 1 mile.    War Office, New West. 1861.
5. Plan of the Town of Lytton and its Suburbs. From a Survey by
Sergt. W. McColl, R.E., June, 1860. War Office, New West.
1861.    6 inches to 1 mile.
6. Plan of the Town of Yale.    200 feet to 1 inch.    War Office, etc.
7. Plan of the Town of Douglas. Surveyed by Sergt. McColl and
Sapper A. Breakenridge, R.C. About 25 inches to 1 mile. War
Office, New West. 1861.
8. Plan of the Town of New Westminster. 12 inches to 1 mile.
War Office, New West. 1861.
9. Plan of New Westminster, showing Government and Municipal
Reserves, Royal Hospital Grants and Grants to Churches. 12
inches to 1 mile.    War Office, New West. 1862.
10. Map of British Columbia. Prepared under the direction of
Captain Parsons, RE., at the Office of Lands and Works, New
Westminster, August, 1862. 50 miles to 1 inch. War Office,
New Westminster, August, 1862.
11. Hope to Samilkameen and Rock Creek. Lillooet to Kamloops
and Okanagan Lake. 10 miles to 1 inch. War Office, New
Westminster, 1862.
12. Sketch of Cariboo Mines, by Mr. F. Black. January, 1862. 19
miles to 1 inch.    Black, F.    (New Westminster) 1862.
13605—B  APPENDIX
NOVA SCOTIA STATE PAPERS
The present instalment continues the calendar of the Nova Scotia
State Papers which was resumed hi the 1946 Report. It completes the
calendar of the first group, known as Nova Scotia A, and also contains the
calendar of the second group: Colonial Office Series CO. 218.
(For a complete description of the Nova Scotia Correspondence see
the Foreword in the Report for 1946.)
13605—1  NOVA SCOTIA A
Nova Scotia, A. 185, pt. 1
MAJOR-GEN. SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1837 1837
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 53.    Transmits copy of a letter from January 10,
the Law Officers, and explains the circumstances which induced him Halifax-
to foUow their advice with Tespect to the case against Amos Seaman.
Apprehends that mischievious results would foUow tf Seaman were
left in possession of the grindstone  quarries.     Regrets that the
despatch was sent to Seaman's counsel.
Minute: by Stephen, 4 February, that Glenelg cannot see why
communication of this despatch should prejudice the trial, and
approving of CampbeU's course of action. p. 5
Enclosed:
S. G. W. Archibald [Attorney General] and J. W. Johnstone
[SoUcitor General], HaUfax, 10 January, 1836. Advise that Seaman's
counsel be given an opportunity to furnish them with the grounds
of the defence. p. 13
CampbeU to Glenelg, private.     Acknowledges  private   letter January 13,
of 4 November, and states that in aU measures respecting the union Halifax-
of King's and Dalhousie CoUeges, due regard wiU be had for the
• rights of the Archbishop of Canterbury, as the Patron of King's
CoUege. p. 17
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 54.    Acknowledges despatch No. 59, of January 13,
4 November, and states that this wiU be communicated to -the      ""
Governors of King's CoUege at the termination of the session of the
Supreme Court.       ■ p. 21
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 55.    Acknowledges despatch No. 54, ^f*y 14,
of 11 September, and transmits papers on the depredations upon      ax'
Crown timber.    Expresses his own views on this subject, and on
the general unpopularity and faUure of the system adopted with
respect to these lands. p. 25
Enclosed:
(1) J. S. Morris [Commissioner of Crown Lands] to Sir Rupert
D. George [Colonial Secretary], HaUfax, 14 January, 1837. Explains
the circumstances and urges legislative action. p. 33
(2) Law Officers to George, HaUfax, 9 January, 1837. Maintain that these lands should be protected by special Executive
order. p. 39
13605—11                                                3 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, pt. 1
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 56. Acknowledges despatches Nos.
59-65, of 4, 9, 10, 20 November, and 8 December, as well as a circular
of 2 November, 1836. p. 45
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 57. Transmits the report of the
Commissioners of Lighthouses, with respect to the proposed lights
for St. Paul's and Scatterie Island. The estimate is £4,500 stg.,
exclusive of equipment. Feels sure that the duties wiU be carried
out, and promises to take care that there is regular inspection. Gives
reasons for which work wUl be commenced immediately and trusts
that he has made the right decision. p. 49
Enclosed:
Commissioners to George, Halifax, 12 January, 1837.
p. 53
Attached:
Unsigned to F.
11 February, 1837
despatch.
Baring  [Secretary:   Treasury],   Downing  St.,
[Draft.]     Transmits   copy   of   the   above
p. 57
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 58. Transmits pamphlet containing
correspondence and affidavits respecting foreign interference in
the Newfoundland fisheries. [Enclosure not at this place. See
A. 184, p. 309.]
Minute: by J. Stephen, 3 February, that this subject is "in
progress," but it is scarcely possible to do anything. p. 59
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 59. Asks that King's Plate be given
to the HaUfax Turf Club.
Minute: of 3 February, that this memorial should be presented
to the King. P- 63
Enclosed:
Memorial from the Turf Club, Halifax, 12 January, 1837.   p. 69
Attached:
Glenelg to Sir Herbert Taylor [Secretary to the King], undated.
[Signed draft.] Transmits copy of the above despatch, and asks that
the King be consulted. p. 65
Campbell to Glenelg. Reports that S. Cunard, the agent for
the General Mining Association, has recommended that the Association should commute payments by an annual rental of £6,000.
Advises acceptance of this offer if it is made. p. 75
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 60. Reports that he has not been
able to obtain any information concerning David Dorance, for whom
Col. Berkley Drummond has made enquiry.
Minute: of 3 February, to acquaint the appUcant. p. 79
Enclosed:
Affidavit of the Customs Officers, Halifax, 16 January,
1837. p. 81 A. 185, pt. 1
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 61.    Acknowledges despatch No. 66,      1837
of 21 December, and states that in consequence of it, aU preparations March 2,
for the Ughthouses have been suspended.    Every faculty will be3*128*-
giyen to Capt. H. W. Bayfield, in his survey. p. 87
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 62. Acknowledges circular of 11 g^^4,
November, and states that he has caused a BUl to be brought in for ax'
proper control over Ordnance lands. p. 91
Glenelg  to  CampbeU,   No.   63.     Transmits   Minutes  of  the March 5,
Governors of King's CoUege, whereby it was resolved not to surrender Halifax*
the charter, but on which the dissent of J. W. Johnstone, the Solicitor
General, is recorded.    Under the circumstances no further action
wiU be taken this session.    Expresses his own readiness to carry out
Glenelg's suggestions. p. 95
Enclosed:
Extract from Minutes of 24 and 28 January, 1837. p. 99
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 64. . Transmits Speech and Address, March 6,
on opening the session on 31 January, 1837. p. 107 Halifax-
Enclosed:
(1) Speech.
p. Ill
(2) Address of the Legislative Council, 2 February, 1837.    p. 119
(3) Address of the Assembly, 2 February, 1837.
p. 127
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 65. Reports the antagonistic attitude March 9,
of the new Assembly, and gives his opinion that an Address wUl be Halifax-
presented for reconstruction and separation of the CouncU, and for
the surrender of the casual and territorial revenue. He has not
received any suggestions from Lord Gosford with respect to the
proposed uniform system for British North America. The despatches
wUl be communicated to the Assembly if that body shows any interest
in the subject. He wUl send nominations for the proposed Legislative and Executive Councils, as this contemplated reconstruction
cannot be long delayed.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 10 AprU, that these questions are not
yet in a state for a decision. p. 135
Enclosed:
(1) Resolutions of Assembly, 2 February, 1837, that the
Legislative CouncU should admit the pubUc to its deliberations, p. 139
(2) Resolutions of the Legislative Council, 4 February, 1837, that
the Assembly resolutions are a breach of privUege. p. 141
(3) Resolutions of Assembly for an Address complaining of
grievance, passed but subsequently rescinded.    [Printed.] p. 145
(4) Counter resolutions on the part of the Legislative
Council. p. 151 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, p   t.
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 66. Transmits account of the casual
revenue for 1836. Explains the circumstances under which he
appointed W. Suns as private secretary, during the absence of Sir
Rupert D. George, the Colonial Secretary. Urges the need of a
secretary to the Lt.-Gov. Points out that under the new system of
payments, pubUc servants lose two shillings in the pound. Asks that I
this sum be made up. Sends an estimate for the first six months
of 1837.
Minute: by Stephen, 17 AprU, that the charge for the private,
secretary should be met, but opposing the permanent appointment
of such a secretary. The question of financial loss should be referred
to the Treasury. p. 155
Enclosed:
(1) Account for 1836.
p. 175
(2) Estimate for haU year ending 30 June, 1837
p. 173
(3) B. HaUiburton [Chief Justice] to CampbeU, Halifax, 7 March,
1837. Asks for compensation for financial loss to officers under the
present system. p. 167
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
18 September, 1837. [Draft.] Asks for a report on the claim of local
officers to compensation for financial loss under the new system, p. 163
CampbeU to Glenelg. Reports that the Assembly has declined
to continue grants for payment of the inspecting field officers of
mUitia. Asks for instructions. The Assembly has also declined to
provide for the passages and rations of convicts sent to England, or
for ammunition fired as fog signals. p. 183
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Spearman, 17 May, 1837. [Draft.] Reports
that the Assembly has declined to pay for fog signals, and suggests
that the Ordnance should withdraw the claim. p. 185
(2) Unsigned to Spearman, Downing St., 31 July, 1837. [Draft.]
Explains the circumstances under which the inspecting field officers
of mUitia are being withdrawn and recommends that they should
received two months' pay after their return. p. 191
CampbeU to Glenelg. Maintains that under any new arrangement with the General Mining Association, the rent should be paid in
sterling.    Transmits a memorandum on this subject. p. 203
Enclosed:
Memorandum, 18 March, 1837.
205
Campbell to Sir  George  Grey  [Under Secretary].    Transmits
Journals of the last session.    [Enclosure not at this place.]        p. 211 A. 185, pt. 1
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Glenelg,  No.  68.   Transmits a memorial from      1837
Amos Seaman, praying for the right to import United States agricul- March si,
tural products on ships which carry the grindstones which he exports mima!L-
from Minudie.    Gives reasons against this.
Minute: J.   Stephen,   22  AprU, that this privUege cannot be
conceded. p. 215
1837
Enclosed:
(1) Petition, HaUfax, 15 March, 1837.
(2) Report of the Customs House Officers, HaUfax,
p. 216
28 March,
p. 225
CampbeU to Glenelg,  No.  69.   Acknowledges circular of 24 April 1,
February, and sends a letter from J. S. Morris, the Commissioner of BaHax-
Crown Lands, reporting his opinion that the substitution of cash
payments for instalment purchases on land wUl considerably diminish
the sales.
Minute: that Glenelg sees no reason to alter his opinion,    p. 231
Enclosed:
Morris to Sir Rupert D. George [Colonial Secretary, Department
of Crown Lands], 1 AprU, 1837. p. 233
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 70.    Transmits speech on prorogation May i,
which took place on 21 April.    The Journals wUl be sent. p. 237 Haiiiax-
Enclosed:
Speech, 21 AprU, 1837.    [Printed.]
p. 239
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 71. Transmits an Address of Assembly May i,
praying for redress of grievances by means of an elective Legislative Halifax-
Council, or at least by separating the Executive from the Legislative
CouncU. Transmits also an Address from the Legislative CouncU in
answer to charges made by the Assembly. The arguments of the
CouncU against such division are worth attention. The only recommendation he could make at present is for the appointment of four
or five persons who would be Legislative CouncUlors, this would
automaticaUy cause the formation of separate bodies. p. 245
Enclosed:
(1) Address of Assembly, 13 AprU, 1837.
(2) Address of CouncU, 20 April, 1837.
p. 267
p. 279
(3) Observations of the CouncU on the Address of Assembly, p. 283
(4) Observations of the Nova Scotia Privy CouncU on the
Address of the Assembly, on the subject of free ports and foreign
trade. p. 331
(5) Report of the Nova Scotia Privy CouncU on the proposed
alteration in the mode of granting lands. p. 343 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, pt. 1
(6) Report of the Nova Scotia Privy Council on the proposed
separation of the Executive and Legislative CouncUs. p. 355
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 72. Transmits copy of a letter from
the inspecting field officers of militia, praying for compensation for
the sudden loss of their positions. Recommends them and sends also
an Address of Assembly expressing appreciation of the manner in
which they have performed their duties. p. 371
Enclosed:
(1) Inspecting Officers to Campbell, Halifax, 9 May, 1837.  p. 383
(2) Resolution of Assembly, 15 April, 1837. p. 387
Attached:
Memoranda on means of making such a payment.
p. 373
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 73. Transmits a Resolution of
Assembly protesting against sending released convicts from Bermuda
to Halifax.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 24 June, 1837, as to the impolicy of
such a practice, and that the question should be referred to Lord
John Russell.    ' p. 391
Enclosed:
(1) Report of Committee of Assembly, 18 April, 1837
(2) Resolution of Assembly, 18 AprU, 1837.
Attached:
p. 399
p. 401
Unsigned to S. M. PhilUpps [Under Secretary: Home Office],
1 July, 1837, immediate. [Draft.] Transmits above despatch, and
asks for Lord John Russell's views on this question. p. 393
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 74. Transmits a letter from S. G. W.
Archibald, pointing out that the Assembly has reduced that part of
his salary that was formerly paid by the Province from £200 to £150,
and asking that his whole salary as Attorney General should be paid
out of the casual and territorial revenue.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 24 June, that Glenelg has already
announced the intention of surrendering the casual revenue in
exchange for a civil list, and that the whole salary of the Attorney
General should be provided for in that list. p. 403
Enclosed:
Archibald to Campbell, Halifax, 18 March, 1837, private,    p. 405
Campbell to Genelg, No. 75. Acknowledges despatch No. 71,
of 27 March, and transmits copy of a letter from J. S. Morris reporting
that he has paid to the Treasurer, the £689. .14. . 1, which he had
held from the balance of land sales as remuneration for deficiency of
salary in other years. p. 411 A. 185, pt. 1 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Enclosed: 1837
Morris to Sir Rupert D. George, HaUfax, 18 May, 1837.    p. 413
CampbeU to Glenelg, private and confidential. Gives reasons May 20,
against reconstruction and separation of the Executive and Legislative CouncUs. Suggests that a few members might be added to
the present body in its legislative capacity, whUe leaving the membership intact for executive purposes. Sets forth an alternative plan
which might be adopted should H.M. Government be determined to
carry out the suggested reconstruction and separation. p. 419
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 76. Acknowledges despatch No. 74, May 22,
of 30 March, and states that no measure has been proposed f0rHaUfar-
imposing an export duty on coal raised in Nova Scotia. p. 427
CampbeU to Grey. Transmits the Journals of Assembly for the May 22,
last session. The appendix and index wiU be sent when printed.Halifax-
[Enclosure not at this place.] p. 431
CampbeU   to   Glenelg,   No.   77.    Transmits   a   Resolution of May 23,
Assembly, asking that the Lt.-Gov. should use his influence to secure      "*
adequate   protection   for   the   fisheries.    Trusts   that   satisfactory
measures wUl be adopted.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 24 June, that the Foreign Office should
be called upon for an opinion, and to state Glenelg's opinion that the
people of Nova Scotia should be protected from encroachment by
United States fishermen. p. 435
Enclosed:
(1) Resolution of Assembly, 17 April, 1837.
p. 439
(2) Report of the Committee of the House of Assembly. [Not
transcribed].
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to J. Backhouse, 11 July, 1837. [Draft.] Transmits
above despatch, and caUs for a report and for protection for the people
of Nova Scotia. p. 441
(2) Glenelg to CampbeU, No. 89, Downing St., 12 July, 1837.
[ [Signed draft.]   Acknowledges above despatch, and states that the
subject is under consideration. p. 447
80.
Campbell to  Glenelg
p. 501
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 78. Acknowledges despatch of 3 AprU, J«me 5,
B and continues his plea for the continuation of the present constitution
of the CouncU. Regrets the decision to exclude the Chief Justice
from further participation in Executive proceedings, and gives
reasons for which his services should be retained. He has written
to Sir John Harvey for copies of correspondence on the financial
arrangements made in New Brunswick, and wUl be governed by those PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, pt. I
principles when making any arrangement with the Nova Scotia
Legislature. Glenelg's instructions wUl be followed in the preparation
of the Ust of those eligible for appointment as CouncUlors.        p. 503
Campbell to Glenelg. Reports that at Lord Gosford's request
he has sent the 83rd Regiment to Quebec. As H.M.S. Vestal and
Champion were at Halifax, he was able to employ them, which has
avoided considerable expense. Explains the need for reinforcements, p. 511
Attached:
(1) Memorandum by T. W. C. Murdoch, 3 August, drawing
Stephen's attention to a Proclamation issued by the Governor of
Maine, which has appeared in the Chronicle. p. 515
(2) Note from Campbell to Glenelg, Halifax, 11 July, 1837.
States that he is sending the above despatch by a private ship, as
the June packet has not yet appeared, in order that such reinforcements as may be regarded as expedient may be sent as soon as possible.
Minute: that Glenelg cannot hold out hope that reinforcements
wUl be sent. p. 517
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 79. Asks at the request of the
Assembly, for reconsideration of the Treasury decision of 1836,
against restoration of goods seized by the Customs officers from
Messrs. A. Reid and R. D. Clarke.
Minute: by Stephen, 22 August, giving directions for a letter to
the Treasury, expressing Glenelg's hope that the Treasury will
comply U possible. p. 521
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
14 September, 1837. [Draft.] Transmits above despatch and makes
the request as suggested in the preceding minute. p. 523 !
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 80.    Transmits copy of a letter from
Rev. John Stewart, President of the Presbyterian Synod of Cape
Breton, which sets forth the objections to Glenelg's plan for assisting j
that church, and asks for the granting of reserves to all the churches I
regardless of whether a minister has been settled.    Explains that no
advantage   would   rise   from   division   of   the   settlements   into i
parishes. p. 529
Enclosed:
Stewart  to   Sir   Rupert   D.
George's Channel, 3 May, 1837.
George   [Colonial   Secretary], St.
p. 537 j
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 81.    Transmits copy of the report of
the Chief Justice upon the case of Lucy Bradley, who has been j
convicted of murder, but recommended for mercy. p. 549 A. 185, pt. 1 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Enclosed: 183'
Report.
Minute: That sentence may be commuted for imprisonment
with hard labour for a protracted period. Gives reasons for demanding
severe punishment. p. 553
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 82. Transmits copy of a Resolution July. 20,
of Assembly for full control of the Post Office untU a general system Halifax-
shaU be established for aU British North America, and asking whether
the end sought for could be obtained by any other means. Suggests
that the surplus revenue be conceded to the Legislature. Asks for
increased remuneration for the postmaster, J. Howe. Transmits
duplicate of the Resolutions of the Assembly and CouncU which
commends Howe, and also a copy of a letter from that officer.
Minute: by Stephen, 22 August, that the Post Office should be
asked to report immediately, p. 561
Enclosed:
(1) Resolution of Assembly, AprU, 1837.
p. 569
(2) Extract from the report of the Committee on the Post Office
Department. p. 573
(3) Howe to CampbeU, Halifax, 19 July, 1837.
p. 589
(4) Resolutions of the Legislative CouncU, 30 March,
1837. p. 593
(5) Report of the Committee of Assembly, 23 March, 1836.
[Printed.] p. 597
Attached:
Unsigned to Col. W. Maberly [Secretary: P.O.], 30 August,
1837. [Draft.] Transmits above despatch and asks for a decision
of the points raised. p. 565
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 83.    Transmits, as requested, a report *"*y 21>
on the property of the late Admiral Sir John Borlase Warren.  Explains
the circumstances under which a licence of occupation and a grant
were made.    It is possible that the other grantees transferred their
rights to Warren. p. 599
Enclosed:
(1) L. W. WUkins [Judge] to Sir Rupert D. George [Colonial
Secretary], Windsor, 9 July, 1837. p. 607
(2) Licences of occupation, 21 September and 5 November,
1810. p. 615
Attached:
Unsigned to Lord Vernon, 31 August, 1837. [Draft.] Transmits
copy of the above despatch and trusts that it conveys sufficient
information. p. 603 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, pt. 1
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 84. Acknowledges despatch No. 82,
of 10 May, and explains the irregular manner in which the bills for
the Cape Sable establishment were drawn. Asks that this be put
before the Treasury in proof that his conduct was not "culpably
irregular."
Minute: that duplicate was sent to the Treasury. p. 623
Enclosed:
Campbell to Treasury, Halifax, 2 March, 1837. Reports that
he had drawn the above mentioned biUs.
Minute: by Stephen, 22 August, 1837, that this should be communicated to the Treasury, expressing Glenelg's conviction that
Campbell has misunderstood the intention of the Treasury, and
asking in what terms it should be answered. p. 627
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 85. Acknowledges despatch No. 83,
of 16 May, and explains the claim of public officers for remuneration
for losses sustained by the method in which their salaries are paid.
Gives an account of the currency difficulties of the colony. Repeats
his request for a salary for his private secretary.
Minute: by Stephen, 25 August, that this should be sent to the
Treasury. p. 631
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 86. Transmits the Blue Book for
1836, and regrets delay. Custom House reports are never closed till
the end of March.    [Enclosure not at this place.]
Minute: directing that it be inspected. p. 643
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 87. Transmits account of the casual
revenue for the half-year ending 30 June, 1837. The balance is
£1,516..8..8 stg. p. 647
Enclosed:
Account, 23 July, 1837.
p. 651
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 88. Gives such information respecting
the Nova Scotia and Cape Breton mines as may be of value in concluding the new agreement with the General Mining Association
which will probably be made in consequence of the Chancellor's
decision that the Cape Breton mines were included in the original
granted to the Duke of York.
Minute: as to the desirabUity of waiting before a report is made
to the Treasurer. p. 653
Enclosed:
(1) Extract of a letter from Lt.-Gen. Sir James Kempt to
W. Huskisson, Halifax, 10 April, 1828. p. 665
(2) Statement of the number of chaldrons sold from the mines
1833-1836, and of the amount paid into the casual revenue.       p. 669
(3) S. G. W. Archibald [Attorney General] to Sir Rupert D.
George [Colonial Secretary], HaUfax, 5 July, 1837. Gives his opinion
with respect to payment due from the General Mining Association, p. 673 A. 185, pt. 1 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
(4) Receipt to the Association, Halifax, 30 July, 1837.
p. 681
(5) Return of the amount of coal, raised, sold and exported at
Sydney and Little Bras D'Or, 1834-1836. p. 683
(6) Account of the mines at Sydney and Bras D'Or.
p. 687
(7) Return of persons employed at the Albion Mines, 1835-
1836. p. 695
(8) Return of coal raised, sold and exported at Albion Mines,
1834-1836. p. 697
(9) Return of coal raised, sold and exported at Bridgeport Mine,
1834-1836. p. 703
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 14 September, 1837. [Draft.] Transmits
above despatch, and asks whether the Crown can demand that the
rent of the mines should be paid in Spanish dollars or other coin at
the rate of exchange known as HaUfax currency. p. 661
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 89.    Transmits a letter from Judge July 24,
T. Ritchie, of Annapolis, which contradicts the assertion made byHalifax-
the prisoner Lucy Bradley, that she had been refused relief by the
Overseers of the Poor. p. 705
Enclosed:
Ritchie to George, Annapolis Royal, 20 July, 1837
p. 707
CampbeU to Glenelg, private. Reports that things appear toJniy.25,
be quiet. Asks that reinforcements be sent; makes another requestHalifax'
for an aUowance for a private secretary.
Minute: that this should be shown to Sir George Grey.     p. 713
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 90.    Acknowledges despatch of 21^ug^i2
June, and reports the steps taken to proclaim the accession of Queen
Victoria.    The circular of 23 June, giving authority to continue the
use of the seal, and prescribing the alterations in the Form of Common
Prayer, have also been received. p. 717
Nova Scotia, A. 185, pt. 2
MAJOR-GEN. SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1837
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 91. Transmits the Acts passed during August 23
the last session, with the certificate of the Attorney General thatHalifax'
there is nothing objectionable in them, and a report upon each Act.
Three Acts have suspending clauses. Trusts that the Acts to amend
the Act incorporating the Marine Insurance Company and that for
the manufacture of chocolate wUl have remedied the defects which
Glenelg had pointed out. Sends the observation of the Judge of
Vice-Admiralty, on the Act affecting the jurisdiction of that court. PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, pt. 2
Transmits Journals of Assembly for the last session. The index for
the Assembly Journal is not yet printed. [Journals not at this place.]
Minute: by J. Stephen, 12 October, giving directions to be
observed in making reports on these Acts, and in transmitting them
to other departments. p. 721
Enclosed:
(1) Certificate   of   the   Attorney   General,   Halifax, 26 June,
1837. p. 725
(2) Attorney   General's   Report   on   the   Acts,    10   August,
1837. p. 729
(3) C. R. Fairbanks to Campbell, Halifax, 24 August,  1837.
Reports on the Act affecting the Vice-Admiralty court. p. 797
1837.
(4) Return    of
Admiralty    suits,     October,     1834-August,
p. 807
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 92. Reviews efforts made to induce
refugee negroes to remove to Trinidad. Their destitute condition
has been considered by the Legislature. Transmits papers on this
question and suggests a plan for removing them to better surroundings. Estimates that this would cost £500 to £600. The colony
denies responsibUity in the matter, as these people were brought in
against the desire of the inhabitants. • p. 809
1837.
Enclosed:
(1) Message
from   Campbell   to   the
Legislature, 17 March,
p. 821
(2) Resolution of Assembly, 17 AprU, 1837.
p. 825
(3) J. S. Morris [Surveyor General] to Sir Rupert D. George
[Colonial Secretary], HaUfax, 1 August, 1837. Suggests that these
people be removed to Pictou Co. It would be preferable to scatter
them in small groups throughout the counties. p. 827
Attached:
Memorandum by Sir George Grey, 21 September, 1837. Gives
reasons against adopting such a course. p. 815
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 93. Acknowledges despatch No. 88,
of 6 July, and transmits a statement of the revenue to be surrendered;
a schedule of the civU Ust to be granted; and a list of persons best
qualified to compose the Executive and Legislative Councils. Discusses the need for making adequate provision for the judges. The
enclosed paper shows how this could be achieved. Discusses the
problems of constituting the CouncUs. The civil list question could
be facilitated by submitting one which had been prepared in
England. p. 845
Enclosed:
(1) List of charges on the casual revenue, and statement of the
amount of that revenue, 26 August, 1837. p. 869 A. 185, pt. 2 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 15
(2) list of gentlemen proposed for the Executive and Legislative      1837
CouncUs. p. 885
(3) Statement of an appropriate civU Ust. p. 873
(4) Extract of a letter from the Chief Justice to the Adminis-
trator, HaUfax, 1 February, 1833. p. 879
Attached:
Colonial office memoranda on the questions raised in this
despatch. p. 857
CampbeU to Glenelg, private and confidential. Points out that August 26,
the casual revenue could now carry the £1500 towards the salary of Halifax-
the Lt.-Gov. which is now paid by ParUament. This however could
not be done if the suggested judicial establishment is adopted. Lists
proposed reductions in salary to take effect on the retirement of the
present incumbents. Praises the Legislature for support given to the
Customs establishment and towards the salary of the Lt.-Gov., and
to important local objects. p. 833
CampbeU to Glenelg, private.    States that he has granted nine August^,
months' leave to the Bishop of Nova Scotia, and asks that this beHaUfax*
extended if necessary.    The Bishop wUl probably caU on Glenelg on
matters connected with his diocese.    Praises his knowledge of the
state of the province. p. 837
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Sec.: Treasury]. [Draft.]
Asks that arrangements be made to pay the Bishop's salary in
England.
Minute: that this be copied for Glenelg's signature on his
return. p. 841
CampbeU to Glenelg, private.    Transmits a letter with reference August 28,
to his despatch No. 88. p. 889 Hahfax'
CampbeU to Glenelg.   Introduces the Bishop of Nova Scotia, August^,
who sails that day. p. 891Halifax-
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 94.    Acknowledges despatch No. 85, ig#?mber 26»
of 13 June, and transmits papers giving information on property left
by John Dee, at Tracadie.    It wiU be seen that Uttle or nothing wUl
remain after winding up the estate. p. 893
Enclosed:
(1) R. N. Henry to Sir Rupert D. George, Antigonish, 4 September, 1837. p. 897
(2) E. H. Harrington to George, Antigonish, 5 September,
1837. p. 901 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, pt. 2
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 95. Transmits copy of a letter from
the Customs, as a result of which he has replaced P. H. Davis by
J. P. MUler, as tidewaiter. Asks that this appointment be confirmed.
Praises Miller's work, particularly that done as Superintendent of
Quarantine during the cholera epidemic.
Minute: marked immediate, giving directions for a letter to the
Treasury stressing Glenelg's sense of the importance of complying
with this request. p. 905
Enclosed:
Customs Officers to George, Halifax, 21 September, 1837.    p. 913
Sub-enclosure:
Medical certificate as to the condition of Davies.
p. 917
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
18 November, 1837. [Draft.] Transmits above despatch and asks
for confirmation of Miller's appointment. p. 909
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 96. Transmits additional information
with respect to lands granted to the late Admiral Sir John B. Warren.
Asks for payment of the charges made by deputy surveyors for
visiting these lands and preparing plans. [Enclosure not at this
place.] p. 921
Attached:
Unsigned   to   Lord   Vernon,   29   November,
Transmits the information and asks for payment.
1937.
[Draft.]
p. 923
CampbeU to Glenelg. States that Sir John Harvey has asked
that a regiment be sent to New Brunswick. Reports Harvey's
actions in view of developments in the territory in dispute with the
State of Maine. States the circumstances under which he recaUed
troops that he had sent. The Commissariat has been directed to
pay the expenses consequent on this. p. 929
Unsigned to Glenelg. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 93-97 of
12, 25, 26, 31 August, and 4 September. p. 933
CampbeU to [J. Stephen: Under Secretary]. Transmits copy of
the Journal of Assembly.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 937
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 97. Acknowledges circular of 5 July,
and transmits the required Gaol Returns for 1836. For the future
these wUl be included in the Blue Book. He wiU endeavour to give
effect to the suggestions of the committee on prison discipline.
[Enclosure not at this place.] p. 941
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 98. Transmits copy of a letter from
B. HaUiburton, the Chief Justice, stating that he is satisfied with his
own remuneration, but asking for adequate provision for the other A. 185, pt. 2
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
judges before the casual revenue is surrendered.   Asks that con-      1837
sideration be given to the Master of the Rolls.
Minute: by Stephen, 17 November, that Glenelg cannot depart
from what he has already said on this subject. p. 945
FInclosed:
HaUiburton to CampbeU, HaUfax, 23 October, 1837
p. 949
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 99.    Acknowledges despatch No. 93, ff°ffmber4,
of 12 August, and explains that of 31 March did not reach Nova
Scotia until after the session.    However, the Marine Insurance Act
was amended in the last session, and the Act sent on 23 August
last. p. 957
CampbeU  to   Glenelg,  No.   100.    Transmits  a  petition  that November 6,
Shelburne be made a free port or a free warehousing port.    This is in Halifax-
order to afford greater faculties for the export of granite.    Sends a
letter from S. Cunard, showing that this object could be attained by
making Shelburne a port of entry for foreign vessels in baUast.
Transmits also the report of the Customs officers.
Minute: by Stephen, 12 December, that this be sent to the
Treasury. p. 961
Enclosed:
(1) Memorial, Shelburne, 13 July, 1837. p. 969
(2) Cunard to CampbeU, HaUfax, 2 November, 1837.        p. 965
(3) Customs   Officers   to   Sir   Rupert   D.   George,   HaUfax,
4 November, 1837. p. 977
CampbeU  to  Glenelg.    Acknowledges  despatches  Nos.   98-99 November 7,
of 29-30 September,  and of two circulars of 30 September and
5 October. p. 981
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 101.    Transmits the petition of James November 8,
Lynch, of Lakefield, praying for compensation for expenses incurred Hali£ax-
in asserting his right* to land.  Requests authority to pay this out of
the Crown land sales.
Minute: by Stephen, 12 December, that Glenelg cannot give an
opinion until this question shaU have been submitted to the Executive
CouncU. p. 985
Enclosed:
Petition, HaUfax, 4 January, 1837.
Sub-enclosures:
(i) Plan.
p. 989
p. 985
(U) Certificate of J. B. Uniacke and J. W. Johnston, who were
retained by Lynch and D. McDonald, respectively. p. 997
(ui) Report of J. S. Morris [Commissioner of Crown Lands and
Surveyor General], 1 November, 1837. p. 1001 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 185, pt. 2
CampbeU to Glenelg. Transmits copies of despatches which he
has received from Lord Gosford, and Lt.-Gen. Sir. John Colborne,
and reports on the miUtary dispositions which he has made in consequence of the need to send reinforcements to Colborne. Trusts
that his action will be approved. He has also asked the Admiral of
the West India station to forward immediately any troops that may
be under orders for British North America. Stresses the need for
reinforcements. p. 1007
Enclosed:
(1) Gosford to Campbell, Castle of St. Lewis, 23 October, 1837,
confidential. p. 1011
(2) Colborne to Campbell, Quebec, 28 October, 1837. p. 1015
(3) Campbell to Colborne, Halifax, 8 November, 1837. p. 1019
(4) Campbell to Harvey, Halifax, 5 November, 1837. p. 1023
(5) General Order, Halifax, 5 November, 1837. p. 1023
(6) Commander T. Bushby to Campbell, H.M.S. Wanderer,
Halifax, 5 November, 1837. p. 1029
CampbeU to Glenelg. Transmits copies of letters from Canada
which give information with respect to disaffection there, and of his
letter to Gosford which recounts the steps he has taken to send
reinforcements. Trusts that these will be approved. The militia
of Nova Scotia will perform all local duty until reinforcements
arrive. p. 1035
Enclosed:
(1) Gosford to Glenelg, Castle of St. Lewis, 25 November, 1837,
private. p. 1039
(2) Colborne to Gosford, Montreal, 24 November, 1837.    p. 1043
(3) Colborne to Gosford, Montreal, 24 November, 1837.    p. 1045
(4) CampbeU to Gosford, Halifax, 5 December, 1837.       p. 1047
' CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 102. Transmits an Address which
was passed at a pubUc meeting, deploring events in Canada, and
expressing loyalty. The people of Halifax have also raised a fund
for the support of the wives and children of the soldiers who are now
marching to Canada to uphold the Royal authority. p. 1055
Enclosed:
(1) Address from Halifax, 15 December, 1837. [Printed.]
[Manuscript at p. 1063.] p. 1059
(2) Resolutions of Assembly, 15 December, 1837. [Printed.]
Manuscript at p. 1071.] p. 1061 A. 185, pt. 2
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
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CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 103.    Acknowledges despatch No. 101      1837
of 31 October, and of the separate despatch of the same date.    He has December ie,
discontinued the old CouncU, and transmits an Address from it.Halifax-
Four members have retired but trusts that most of the others may be
caUed to one or other of the new CouncUs.    Discusses the difficulties
of reconstitution. p. 1079
Enclosed:
(1) Address to CampbeU.
(2) Reply, 15 December, 1837.
p. 1095
p. 1097
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, 31 October, 1837, separate. [Draft.]
Gives reasons for refusal to accept the Usts of proposed Councillors
which had been transmitted by CampbeU. p. 1085
CampbeU to Glenelg. Reports that news from Canada appears December 17,
to be more cheerful. Everything has been done to faciUtate theHalifax"
march of the 43rd and 85th Regiments to Quebec, and provisions and
accommodation have been granted to their women and chUdren who
have been left behind. Trusts that the expenditure wUl be authorized.
Many manifestations of loyalty have been shown in Nova
Scotia. p. 1099
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 104. Transmits an opinion of the December is,
Law Officers as a result of which he has constituted provisional
Executive and Legislative CouncUs. Trusts that instructions for the
formal constitution of these bodies wUl arrive in February. Asks
that five members should constitute a quorum, as four of the new
members Uve at such a distance that they wiU be unable to attend
frequently.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 4 January, as to steps to be taken on
the matter of the quorum. p. 1103
Enclosed:
Law Officers to Sir Rupert D. George, HaUfax, 18 December,
1837. p. 1107
Nova Scotia, A. 186
PUBLIC OFFICES AND MISCELLANEOUS, 1837
Admiralty
C. Wood [First Secretary] to Sir Charles Grey [Under Secretary: Aprils,
CO.].    Complains that a "rigmarole" has been sent to the Admiralty. Admiralty-
Offers to provide more adequate protection for the fisheries and
against smuggling, U that is what is required.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 6 AprU, gives the reasons for which the
correspondence was sent to the Admiralty. p. 7
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Commander-in-Chief
General Lord Hill [Commander in Chief] to Glenelg. Asks
whether provision could not be made to continue the salaries of the
inspecting field officers of militia, and whether the Assembly could
not be induced to continue their services.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 21 April, for a draft reply that Glenelg
is corresponding with CampbeU in the hope that the Assembly may
be induced to reconsider the matter, but that he sees no other source
from which they could be paid. p. 13
Unsigned to Hill.    [Draft.]
terms of the minute of 21 April.
Replies to letter of 17 April, in
p. 17
Unsigned to Lord Fitzroy Somerset. [Draft.] Transmits copy
of a proposed despatch to Campbell on the aUowances to the inspecting
field officers of militia.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 19
Fitzroy Somerset to J. Stephen [Under Secretary]. Acknowledges
letter of 2 June, and states that it is customary to pay officers on
foreign service for two months after their return, provided due
dUigence is used. Asks that this rule be adopted in the case of
inspecting field officers of militia. p. 25
Unsigned to L. SuUvan [Deputy Secretary at War]. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of Fitzroy Somerset's letter of 8 June, and points
out that Glenelg has no fund from which allowances could be paid to
the inspecting field officers of mUitia after the date on which their
services are discontinued. Asks whether the War Office could make
this provision. p. 27
Hill to Glenelg. Acknowledges letter of 14 September, and
regrets that aUowance is not to be provided for the retiring field
officers of mihtia. Recommends Lt.-Col. W. Cox for employment, p. 33
August 12.
[Colonial
Dept.]
Board of Trade
D. Le Marchant [Secretary] to J. Stephen [Under Secretary:
CO.]. Acknowledges letter of 17 December, and states that there is
no objection to Acts Nos. 1683, 1698, and 1744. Act. No. 1659 is
supplementary to an Act which the Board has already refused to
sanction, and is further objectionable in that it contains a provision
enabUng the Marine Insurance Company to take mortgages on real
estate.
Minute: by Stephen, 17 January, pointing out the objection to
disaUowing the Marine Insurance Company Act. Thinks that
Glenelg should correspond with the Board of Trade on this.       p. 39
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 93. [Draft.] Asks whether the
Legislature has reconsidered the suggestion which he has made for
amendment of the Act to incorporate the Marine Insurance Company. If this Act is not amended, the Government may be obliged
to disaUow it. p. 49
Memorandum by C P. Thomson [President of Board] as to
objections to Acts Nos. 1748, 1753, 1764, 1796, 1800, 1810, and 1821.
[The titles of the Acts are not given.] p. 43 A. 186
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Memorandum calling on S. J. Blunt to give information as to      1837
what has been done on Acts Nos. 1753 and 1764. p. 55 December m.
Memorandum by S.  J. Blunt on the above mentioned Acts, December is.
No. 1753 granting a bounty on the manufacture of chocolate, and
No. 1764 to incorporate the Marine Insurance Company. p. 57
Memorandum approved by Glenelg, on the objections to the December 28.
proposed disaUowance of certain Nova Scotia Acts. Suggests that
the Assembly be asked to amend No. 1748, No. 1753, granting a
bounty for the manufacture of chocolate, has been amended. Gives
reasons for which it should be sanctioned as also Acts Nos. 1764 for
incorporating the Marine Insurance Company, and No. 1796 for
incorporating the HaUfax WhaUng Co. Act. No. 1800 relating to
merchant seamen should be admended. The Lt.-Governor can also
be instructed to amend No. 1821. p. 67
Memorandum on the disaUowance of the Act to grant a bounty Undated.
for the manufacture of chocolate. p. 47
Foreign Office
J.   Backhouse  [Under  Secretary]  to  Stephen.    Asks  whether December i,
Glenelg has any objection to the appointment of J. Primrose, asForeign 0ffice<
United States consul at Pictou.
Minute: that Glenelg wishes to postpone an answer until he
shaU have written to the Lt.-Gov. p. 85
Home Office
S. M. PhilUpps [Under Secretary] to Stephen.    Acknowledges July 7,
letter of 1 July, and states that immediate directions wUl be given to Whiteha3L
prevent the recurrence of the landing of discharged convicts from
Bermuda,   at  Nova  Scotia.   Arrangements  have  been  made  for
bringing aU such persons to England.
Minute: by  Stephen,   10  July,  that the  Lt.-Gov.  should be
notified. p. 91
Treasury
A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary] to Stephen.   Acknowledges March 10,
letter of 11 February, and transmits copy of a Treasury minute on chambers..
the erection of Ughthouse on St. Paul's and Scatterie Islands.    The
buUdings at Scatterie may be proceeded with when ParUament shaU
have sanctioned the outlay.    Trusts that the reports on the Ughts for
St. Paul's Island wUl arrive in the meantime. p. 97
Enclosed:
Minute: 6 March, 1837.
p. 99
Spearman to Stephen.    Complains of the irregular method by May 6.
which Sir Colin CampbeU drew the bills for the Cape Sable establish- cheers;
ment.    These bills have been sanctioned, but CampbeU wUl be held
responsible for any loss. p. 105
Spearman to Stephen. Transmits copy of a report from TrinityJj^ys.
House, on the preparation of the lantern and stores for Scatterie chamS
Island, together with a correspondence on this subject.    Asks that PUBLIC ARCHIVES
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Glenelg should give the requisite information for forwarding the
consignment. Points to the need for the report on the light for St.
Paul's Island. p. 113
Enclosed:
(1) J. Herbert to Spearman, Trinity House, London, 29 March,
1837. p. 117
(2) Spearman to the Elder Brethren of Trinity House, Treasury
Chambers, July, 1837. p. 121
(3) Spearman to the Secretary of the Ordnance, Treasury
Chambers, 5 July, 1837. p. 125
Unsigned to the Lords of the Treasury. [Draft.] States that an
Address has been recived from the Legislature of Nova Scotia, asking
that control of the casual revenue should be ceded. This wUl be
done provided a civU Ust is granted. The subject will be taken up
during the ensuing session. p. 131
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 31 July, and gives
reason for which pay cannot be allowed to the retiring inspecting
field officers of mUitia.
Minute: by Stephen, 18 August, that this is a hard case, and
hoping that the officers wiU make a vigorous remonstrance.       p. 129
September 27,
Treasury
Chambers.
November 1
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 15 July, and
states that the Commissariat has been instructed to pay a pension
to Rev. Dr. C Porter, on discontinuance of his stipend as minister at
Newport. Trusts that this is not the person who received a retirement allowance as President of King's CoUege. p. 137
Unsigned to Spearman. [Draft.] Transmits copy of CampbeU's
reply to the charge of irregularity in the method of drawing bills for
the Cape Sable establishment. Feels sure that it was not intended
to adnmiister a severe rebuke, and asks that answer should be
returned. p. 107
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 12 September, in
reply to the Treasury letter of 5 September, and states that in view
of the assurances given to Rev. C Porter, the Treasury will not object
to the grant of the pension as missionary at Newport, even though
he holds a pension for his services as President of King's College p. 141
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 14 September,
and explains that in pointing out the objection to the manner in
which the bills for the Sable Island establishment had been drawn,
it was not intended to censure the Lt.-Gov.
Minute: by Stephen, 28 September, that a copy should be sent
to CampbeU. p. 145
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 14 September,
and asks whether similar returns should not be furnished as to the
coals raised from the mines in each year since the agreement with the
General Mining Association for £3,333.6.8 rent. Sees no ground
for questioning that rent should be paid in HaUfax currency, unless A. 186
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there is a local enactment to the contrary.   It is not possible to      1837
discuss a change to sterling unless a new agreement is found to be
necessary. p. 149
Spearman to Stephen.    Transmits copy of a correspondence November 17,
with the General  Mining  Association,   giving  leave  to  accept  a^SmbMs.
Treasurer's receipt for rent, reserving the claims of the executors of
the late Duke of York.
Minute: by Stephen, 18 November, that copy should be sent to
the Lt.-Gov.    ' p. 153
Enclosed:
(1) E. Blount [Chairman] to Spearman, General Mining Association, 52 Broad St., 18 October, 1837. p. 155
(2) Spearman to the Chairman, Treasury Chambers, November,
1837. p. 161
Spearman to Stephen.    Transmits a report from Trinity House December 7.
on the Ughts to be erected on St. Paul's Island.    Asks that this be chambers.
transmitted to Nova Soctia without delay.    The drawings wiU be
sent when they shall have been received from Trinity House.     p. 165
Enclosed.
J. Herbert to Spearman, Trinity House, London, 27 November,
1837. p. 169
Spearman to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 13 November, December 9,
and states that there is no objection to the Act for the erection and chambers.
maintenance of Ughthouses on St.  Paul's and Scatterie Islands,
presuming that the Commissioners of Arbitration are satisfied with
the sum voted.
Minute: by Stephen,  11  December, that the Act should be
confirmed. p. 173
[F. S. Baring: Secretary] to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of December 9.
14 November, and states that there is no objection to the Act withcwbL.
regard to the Nova Scotia Bank.
Minutes: Including one that should be put by until notice is
received from the Board of Trade.
Spearman to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of 14 September, December is,
and discusses the seizure of goods from Messrs. Reid and Clarke.    It chambers,
has now been decided to reserve one-fourth of the proceeds of the
sale of these goods, as a penalty.    The rest wiU be paid to Reid and
Clarke, less the deductions which were due as duty.
Minute: by Stephen, 18 December, that this should be communicated to the Assembly. p. 181
Spearman to Stephen.    States that J. P. MUler wiU be confirmed ^^mber 21-
in his appointment if P. H. Davies is removed and if the Commis- chambere.
sioners of Customs are satisfied as to his qualifications.    Discusses the
question of preference for local residents hi making Customs appointments, and points out that the nature of the duties required demand PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 186
a freedom from local connections and prejudice. Attention will be
paid when possible to the wishes and just expectations of the
inhabitants. Miller and any other local appointee must realize that
he is not attached to any one station. Only temporary appointments
may be made by the Lt.-Gov. in case of a vacancy.
Minute: by Stephen, 23 November, that a communication
should be made to the Lt.-Gov. of each of the North American
colonies. p. 189
December 26,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 20 December,
and asks that [G. R.] Young should be informed that the Treasury
has instructed G. Pennington to communicate with him on the
question of Nova Scotia currency.
Minute: by Stephen, 27 December, that Young should be
notified. p. 197
War Office
L. Sulivan [Deputy Secretary] to Stephen. Acknowledges letter
of 17 May, and states that the reduced inspecting field officers of
mUitia are entitled to a free passage home. If no Government vessel
is avaUable, they wUl be reimbursed for their passages in a private
vessel, on production of the proper certificate.
Minute: by Stephen, 25 May, to acquaint the Lt.-Gov.     p. 203
SuUvan to Stephen. Asks the extent of remuneration given to
Ensign Hibbert Binney, as CoUector of Colonial duties for the District
of HaUfax, and whether this is an office under the Crown.
Minute: by Stephen, 29 May. Refer to T. W. C Murdoch,  p. 207
Attached:
Unsigned to SuUvan, 6 June, 1837. [Draft.] States that Binney
was appointed on 22 January, 1792, and receives a salary of £630,
without aUowances. p. 210
Sulivan to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 16 July, and concurs
in Lord Hill's view that fuU pay should be given to the inspecting
field officers of mUitia, for two months after their return to England.
Application should be made to the Treasury.
Minute: by Stephen, 21 July. That the Treasury should be
asked to sanction this out of the army extraordinaries. p. 215
General Post Office
T. Lawrence [Secretary] to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of
30 August, and shows that the surplus revenue from the Nova Scotia
and New Brunswick post office is only from four to five hundred
pounds a year. Sees no financial objection to handing this over.
Declines to express an opinion on control of the Post Office. No
decision has been given by the Treasury with respect to J. Howe's
claim to increased salary as postmaster of Nova Scotia.
Minute: by Stephen, 27 September, that a copy of the first part
of this letter should be sent to Nova Scotia and that the Treasury
should be written to with regard to Howe's salary. p. 259 A. 186
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General Mining Association 1837
Memorial from the Association setting forth grievances and March 22,
praying for disaUowance of any Act that may be passed to impose f^01*1 Broad
an export duty on coal mined in Nova Scotia. p. 221
Attached:
Unsigned to J. G. Bridge [Chairman], 31 March, 1837. [Draft.]
Acknowledges memorial and states that a copy wUl be sent to the
Lt.-Gov. p. 227
Memorial from the Association praying for continuance of the June 22,
privUege of transmitting their letters and accounts with the Govern-K Broad st*
ment despatches.
Minute: by Stephen, 24 June. Explains the rules governing
such cases, and that the letters to agents would have to be considered
individuaUy before a decision could be made. p. 233
Attached:
Unsigned to E. Blount [Chairman], 1 July,
memorial in terms of the preceding Minute.
1837.
RepUes to the
p. 237
S.P.G.
Rev. A. M. CampbeU [Secretary] to Sir George Grey [Undergojg>
Secretary: CO.].    Transmits memorial from Rev. C Porter, praying r   ga
for a pension as missionary at Newport, together with the recommendation from the Bishop of Nova Scotia. p. 241
Enclosed:
(1) Memorial, HaUfax, 17 May, 1837.
p. 245
Sub-enclosures:
(i) Extract of a letter to Porter from the Ecclesiastical Commissary, HaUfax, 3 December, 1813. p. 247
(U) Extract from the S.P.G. notice regarding pensions.      p. 247
(2) Medical Certificate, Halifax, 16 May, 1837. p. 249
(3) Bishop of Nova Scotia to [Rev. A. M. CampbeU], HaUfax,
31 May, 1837. p. 251
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to CampbeU, 7 October, 1837. [Draft.] Acknowledges letter of 29 July, and states that the Treasury has consented to
the pension. p. 255
(2) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
15 August, 1837. [Draft.] Transmits above memorial, and requests
that orders be given that the pension be issued. p. 257 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
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Campbell to Grey. Acknowledges letter of 7 October, with
respect to the pension for Rev. Dr. C Porter, and asks that instruc-
• tions be sent to Nova Scotia. Asks whether a special application
must be made in the case of each pensionable missionary, or whether
a general order can be given for payment of pensions in cases certified
by the Bishop. p. 263
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, 20 December, 1837. [Draft.] Acknowledges letter, and states that instructions wUl be given for payment
of Porter's pension. Individual applications must be made in all
cases. p. 265
CampbeU to Grey. Acknowledges letter of 20 December, and
states that the only casualties affecting the 1834 agreement are the
death of Rev. M. B. Desbrisay; the resignations of Rev. F. Whalley
and Rev. R. Wiggins who are not entitled to pensions, and the pension
granted to Rev. C. Porter as missionary at Newport. p. 271
S. G. W. Archibald to Glenelg. States his claim to receive the
full salary of £600 per annum during his tenure of the office of
Attorney General. p. 277
B
Petition of Sir Thomas Banks, praying for recognition of his
p. 283
Attached:
Unsigned to Banks, 12 September, 1837.   [Draft.]   Acknowledges
petition and states that Banks must prove his claim at law.      p. 287
September 9,
7 Agnes Place,
Waterloo Road.
January 27,
St. Helen's,
Jersey.
Banks to Glenelg.    Asks for a reply to his petition.
C
p. 289
Col. W. Cox to Glenelg. Asks to be appointed Lt.-Gov. of
P.E.I. p. 295
Attached:
Unsigned to Cox, 9 February, 1837. [Draft.] Acknowledges
letter of 27 January, and states that this position is not vacant, nor
could Glenelg hold out any prospect should it become so. p. 299
Cox to Glenelg. States his losses due to abolition of his position
as inspecting field officer of mUitia, and asks that he should receive
compensation or a mUitary appointment. p. 301
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to General Lord HiU. [Commander-in-Chief],
14 September, 1837. [Draft.] Transmits copy of the above letter,
states Cox's case, and asks what should be done. p. 305
(2) Unsigned to Cox, 4 October, 1837. [Draft.] States that
Lord HU1 wiU provide employment when an opportunity arises,  p. 309 A. 186
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Petition of J. Dee that some one may be directed to act for him March 2
aying claim to the estate of his
Nova Scotia about eight years ago.
Minute: by Stephen, 27 April, that Glenelg wUl forward any
statement made by Dee. p. 315
Petition from Dee requesting that an enclosed petition   be May 31,
forwarded to the Lt.-Gov.
Minute: That the enclosure has been transmitted.
p. 319
W. Edwards to Grey.    Asks for the name of some officer °f f^on1** ^
justice in HaUfax who could give information respecting the estate
of a relative who has died.
Minute: that Grey does not known any such officer.
p. 325
Attached:
Grey to Edwards, Downing St., 29 September, 1837. [Draft.]
States that he does not know any lawyer to whom he could refer
Edwards. p. 327
[Sir Rupert D. George] to
pension be forwarded.
Asks that Miss Cox's January ie,
p. 335Halifax-
[J. T.] Graves to the Secretary of State.    Asks whether there is a May 4,
record of a land grant to Admiral Samuel Graves. Cambridge
Minute: by Stephen,  8  May,  that he should apply to theciub,st.James*
Registrar of Deeds in Nova Scotia. p. 337
H
B. HaUiburton [Chief Justice] to Glenelg.    Expresses his opinion December,
as to the inadequacy of the proposed aUowance in lieu of fees, andHalifax'
his claim to personal compensation. p. 343
Enclosed:
Petition to the Queen. p. 351
K
C C. Katzman to Glenelg.   Transmits copies of his essay, On February 21,
the Cure of a Disease of the Epigastricae Artery, together with a sample     ton*
of medicine.   Asks that it be transmitted to the Royal Society, and
to the French and Prussian Ambassadors.
Minute: by Stephen, 22 April, that this may be put by, unless
any member of the staff cares to try the medicine. p. 361
Katzman to Glenelg.   Transmits a memorial praying for increase Ujjjjjjp' 21-
in his half-pay as ensign of the 60th Regiment.
Minute: that this is a matter for the Secretary at War.     p. 365
Enclosed:
Memorial, 9 February, 1837.
p. 367 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
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February 13, Catherine Lloyd to the Secretary of State.    Asks for information
Frem, Meath.   to agsist ^er -m m2_u_.% her claim to property left by W. Clury, who
has died at Halifax.
Minute: by Stephen, 16 February, that she should be told that
no returns of estates are made, and that the Government would not
take possession of such property. p. 375
July 21 Lt. Cols. R. Loring and W. MarshaU to Stephen.    Ask for an
34 craven st.   earjy decision on their claim to be indemnified out of the Crown
revenues for the loss of their offices as inspecting field officers of
mUitia. p. 379
Attached:
Unsigned to  Loring  and  Marshall,   31  July,   1837.      [Draft.]
Acknowledges above letter, and states that compensation cannot be
paid out of these revenues.    Their case has been recommended to
the Treasury. p. 381
M
J.   S.   Morris   [Commissioner   of   Crown
Transmits his accounts for the past year.
Enclosed:
Accounts, 1 January, 1837.
Lands]   to   Glenelg.
p. 389
p. 395
October 12,
Judique.
Rev. A. McdoneU to, Glenelg. Points out that most of the
inhabitants of Inverness Co. are Scottish, and argues that at the
present time it would be detrimental to separate Cape Breton from
Nova Scotia. Opposes Sydney as a possible capital. Asks that
opportunity be given for the inhabitants to present an address should
dissolution of this union be resolved on. p. 405
Hahfber23' "^* Murdoch to Glenelg.    Transmits copies of his work on the
Laws of Nova Scotia. Asks Glenelg to accept one of these and to
place another in the Library of the Colonial Department; the others
are to be disposed of in the most useful manner.
Minute: for reply. p. 416
Attached:
Unsigned to Murdoch, 5 December, 1837. [Draft.] Acknowledges letter and states that one wUl be placed in the Colonial Office,
two copies sent to ParUament, and that Glenelg wUl retain the fourth
copy. p. 411
December 29, A. Macdonald to Glenelg.    Asks whether he may not claim
' ^e*     land in Cape Breton in virtue of his father's mUitary services.
Minute: by Stephen, 10 January, that according to the land
regulations, Macdonald has no claim. p. 417
fc^Tv.^ R- Penny to Stephen.    Asks for information as to a grant of
Board of Trade. ■,       -, i-ii-r-»A-ii«-i ►   8^VA
land purchased by P. Aldndge, m 1818.
Minute:
Province.
that   he   should   apply   to   the   Secretary   oi  the
p. 423 A. 186
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1837
H. R. [Standish] to the Secretary of State.    Asks whether the Moltfieid
grant of land  made  to  Edward  Crawley,  at  Pictou,  has  been Abbey, Ireland.
escheated. p. 429
Memorial of William Sutherland praying that C R. Fairbanks, gEcber 13,
Judge of Vice-Admiralty, may be instructed to rescind the order
subjecting him to fine and imprisonment for contempt of court, and
to restore him to his rank as proctor and advocate of the court.
Minute: by Stephen, 11 January, 1838, giving instructions for
a reply stating the inabUity of the Colonial Secretary to interfere, p. 495
Enclosed:
(1) Certificate that Sutherland was admitted as an attorney on
28 October, 1808, and as a barrister on 3 November, 1829.       p. 525
(2) Article on Supreme Courts and Courts of Vice-Admiralty
in the Colonies, by R. West, 20 June, 1720. [Printed in The
Times.] p. 527
Attached:
Unsigned to Sir Colin CampbeU, undated. [Draft.] Acknowledges Sutherland's memorial and states the inability of the Colonial
Secretary to intervene. [A marginal note asks whether this has not
been too strongly stated.] p. 521
Amos Seaman 1836
A. Stewart, J. B. Uniacke and C W. Harris [Attorneys for Seaman] December \_,
to Glenelg.   Ask that no suit be entered against Seaman until Glenelg BaMax-
shaU have studied the case. p. 454
1837
Evidence submitted on the claim of Amos Seaman to the grindstone quarries.   This consists of:
(1) Affidavit of Nehemiah Ayer, SackvUle, 21 January,
1837 p. 457
(2) Affidavit of Joseph Brine, Amherst, 25 January, 1837.    p. 459
(3) Affidavit of James Christie, Minudie, 2 January, 1837.  p. 462
(4) Affidavit of John Burk, Minudie, 24 January, 1837.     p. 464
1837.
(5) Affidavit    of    OUver    Barnes,    SackvUle,    21
1837.
1837.
(6) Affidavit   of    GUbert    Seaman,    Minudie,
7.
Sub-enclosure:
Lease to G. Seaman, 1817.
(7) Affidavit    of    James
January,
p. 465
24    January,
p. 467
Barnes,    SackvUle,    21
p. 468
January,
p. 469 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
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(8) Affidavit    of    William    Hayes,    Minudie,    24    January,
1837. p. 470
(9) Affidavit of John Holmes, Minudie, 25 January, 1837.    p. 472
(10) Affidavit of WiUiam Pride, Minudie, 24 January, 1837.  p. 473
(11) Affidavit   of   Joshua   Chandler,   Amherst,    25   January,
1837. p. 475
(12) Affidavit   of   Samuel   Gay,   Westmorland,   8   February,
1837. p. 476
(13) Affidavit   of   Duncan   Shaw,   Westmorland,   20   January,
1837. p. 477
March 6,
36 Madden St.
Hanover Sq.
(14) Extract of a bond, 28 October, 1815.
(15) Extract from the award.
p. 480
p. 482
Amos Seaman to Glenelg. Makes an appeal to be sustained in
his claim to the grindstone quarries.
Minute: by Stephen, 4 February, that this should be reported
upon by the Lt.-Gov. p. 435
James Stewart to Sir George Grey [Under Secretary]. Asks for
a decision on Seaman's case, and that Seaman's view as to legal
proceedings should be adopted.
Minutes: as to proceedings upon an answer to this. p. 485
Attached:
Unsigned to Stewart, 15 March, 1837. [Draft.] Acknowledges
above letter, and states that Glenelg has given his consent to a legal
investigation in Nova Scotia. p. 491
A. Stewart, J. B. Uniacke and C W. Harris [Attorneys for Seaman]
to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary of the Colony]. Transmit copy
of Seaman's letter to Glenelg, of 10 January, and make further statements respecting his claim to the grindstone quarries. Asks that
this covering letter be also sent to Glenelg. p. 445
10    January,    1837.      [See
p. 449
Enclosed:
Seaman    to    Glenelg,    HaUfax,
above.]
Attached:
Memorandum by T. W. C Murdock as to the papers dealing
with the case. p. 443
T
Sir Herbert Taylor [Secretary to the King] to Glenelg. Acknowledges letter of 9 February, and states that the King suggests that the
application from the Halifax Turf Club should be referred to the
Treasury.
Minutes: by Stephen, 14 February. Suggesting that Glenelg
speak to the Chancellor of the Exchequer as to the possibility of
drawing on the land revenue for this. p. 533 A. 186-
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
V
Lord Vernon to Glenelg. States his anxiety to obtain informa-Apriia
tion as to the Nova Scotia estate which he claims. Suggests means Bat *
of doing so. p. 539
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Vernon, 3 May, 1837. [Draft.] Acknowledges
above letter and states that Sir Colin CampbeU has been instructed
to make the necessary investigation. p. 543
(2) Unsigned   to   CampbeU,   1   May,
directions for his report on this question.
1837
[Draft.]   Gives
p. 545
C. P. Ward to Glenelg.    Transmits resolutions praying for dis- May 30,
solution of the union between Cape Breton and Nova Scotia. Urges y ey'
this.
Minute: by Stephen,  21  August,   1837,  with respect to the
importance and difficulty of this question. p. 551
Enclosed:
(1) Resolutions, 19 January, 1837.    [Printed.] p. 555
(2) Resolutions, 4 November, 1833.    [Printed.] p. 563
G. R. Young to Stephen.    States that he has been asked by August 26,
two members for Cape Breton, to caU at the Colonial Office in order HotS!coVent
to oppose the suggested dissolution of the union with Nova Scotia.    Garden.
Minute: by Stephen, 29 August, giving directions for an answer
to the effect that the subject cannot be discussed unless there should
be a legal decision against the union. p. 569
[DraftJ
p. 571
Attached:
Unsigned to Young, Downing St., 4 September, 1837
Replies in terms of the preceding minute.
Young to  Stephen.    Transmits  copy  of  his  work  upon the August 28,
Fishery.    Another copy wiU be sent later tf Stephen wishes.    Refers ____± St"
to p. 92 for a discussion of the proposed separation of Cape Breton
from Nova Scotia.
Minutes: (1) that only the preface of this work is enclosed;  (2)
that the writer is to be thanked. p. 577
Enclosed:
Preface.    [Printed.]
p. 579
Young to Stephen.    Expresses his desire to enter into discussion December 7.
of the question of colonial currency.    Reports the death of his father
who had been proposed as a member of the new councU.    Urges that
his brother W. Young should be appointed Queen's Counsel.
Minutes: (1) by Stephen, 8 December, that Young should be
placed in communication with G. Pennington of the Treasury, since
he is studying colonial currency;   (2) by T. W. C. Murdoch, 18 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 186
1837 December, asking whether any answer should be returned to the
appUcation respecting the appointment as Q.C; (3). by Stephen, 19
December, that Young has been told that such nominations must
come from the local authorities. p. 587
December 26, Young to Glenelg.    Transmits a letter on the state of poUtical
23 sackviiiejSt. feg^g m Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, which has been written
at the soUcitation of his friends, with the intention of giving information at this most important time. Offers to suppress or to publish
it, as may be best.
Minute: for reply, thanking the writer. p. 597
Nova Scotia, A. 187, pt. 1
SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1838
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 1. Transmits and recommends consideration of the petition of Mrs. Margaret Ann Howe, praying for
some financial aid from Royal charity.
Minute: that this has been sent to the Queen. p. 5
Enclosed:
Petition of Margaret Ann, widow of the late Captain Alexander
Howe, Commissary General of P.E.I. p. 9
Sub-enclosures:
(i) Duke of Kent to A. Howe, Kensington Palace, 11 March,
1807. p. 19
(U) Duke of Kent to Col. Barclay, Kensington Palace, 10
September, 1807. p. 23
(Ui) Duke of Kent to Howe, Kensington Palace, 9 January,
1813. p. 24
(iv) Duke of Kent to Howe, Kensington Palace, 5 January,
1813. p. 26
(v) J. Parker to Mrs. Howe, Kensington Palace, 16 August,
1813. p. 27
(vi) Testimonial from Rev. A. D. Parker, Rector of Dartmouth,
11 January, 1838. p. 31
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 2. Transmits memorial from W.
Sutherland, together with a letter from C R. Fairbanks, Judge of
Vice-Admiralty, stating that he wiU give the required explanation
when he reaches England. p. 37
Enclosed:
(1) Memorial,
p. 525.]  .
Halifax,   13   December,   1837.     [See
A.   156,
p. 45
(2) Fairbanks to Sir Rupert D.  George [Secretary],  Halifax,
11 January, 1838. p. 77 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
A. 187, pt. 1
Attached:
Unsigned to [C] R. Fairbanks, undated.
Asks for the explanation of this case.
[Draft.
CanceUed.]
p. 41
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 3.    Acknowledges despatch No. 104, January 17,
of 30 November, and transmits the required statement of coal raised,      ax'
from the commencement of the agreement with the General Mining
Association to the end of 1836.    Last year's returns have not yet
been received. p. 81
Enclosed:
Return, HaUfax, 16 January, 1838.
p. 83
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 4. Transmits copies of the Letters January 17,
Patent for constituting the provisional Executive and LegislativeHaUfax-
Councils. Explains the grounds upon which he made the selection.
Suggests that the Crown reserve the right to name the President of
the Council. Repeats suggestions previously made as to declaring
vacant the seats of members of Assembly appointed to the CouncU,
and as to the quorum. Urges considerations for which E. Collins
should not be excluded from the CouncU. One of the other gentlemen
is willing to give way for him. p. 101
Enclosed:
(1) Letters   Patent   constituting   the   Executive   Council,   16
January, 1838. p. 113
(2) Letters
January, 1838.
Patent  constituting  the
Legislative  Council,   16
p. 121
(3) List of appointments, 16 January, 1838.
Attached:
p. 129
Unsigned to CampbeU, undated. [Draft. CanceUed.] Acknowledges above letter and states that these matters wiU be settled by
Durham. p. 109
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 5.    Transmits the report of the Law January 11
Officers upon the claim of Amos Seaman to the grindstone quarries.BaHax-
States that as they doubt whether the Crown could obtain a favourable
verdict, he has suspended proceedings pending instructions.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 13 February, giving grounds for Glenelg's
decision to refer the case to the Executive CouncU. If that body so
decides, Seaman may be immediately confirmed in his title.      p. 133
Enclosed:
(1) Report, Halifax, 13 January, 1837.
(2) Further report, 17 January, 1837.
p. 137
p. 149
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Transmits speech on opening the session, January 30.
and of the Addresses of the Legislative CouncU and Assembly.     [Note HaUfax-
"that the duplicate is dated 5 February,    p. 157.] p. 89
H&05—3 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
Enclosed:
Speech and Addresses.    [Printed.]
A. 187, pt. 1
p. 91
Copy of the Herald Extra containing news from Upper Canada.
[Sent without a despatch.    Received 25 February.] p. 153
CampbeU to Glenelg. [Separate. Military.] Acknowledges
despatch of 28 December. Reports arrival of 250 rank and file of
the 93rd Regiment, and gives information as to new dispositions of
the troops. Gosford has informed him of the evacuation of Navy
Island and beUeves that the rebels have dispersed. Gives congratulations that the rebellion has been put down. Trusts that the United
States wiU not aid the refugees. p. 165
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 7. Transmits a further petition from
Amos Seaman for confirmation of his title to the grindstone quarries,
together with a letter from A. Stewart, his counsel, explaining the
extent of the claim. States that such grants have not been usual,
although water lots have been granted. p. 169
Enclosed:
(1) Petition, Minudie, 28 January, 1838.
p. 173
(2) Stewart to Sir Rupert D. George, Secretary, Halifax, 5
February, 1838. p. 177
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 8. Explains the circumstances under
which W. H. Keating has been given a provisional appointment as
sub-coUector of Customs at Yarmouth. Urges that this office be
conferred upon Francis Forbes, but if this cannot be done, that
Keating be confirmed.
Minute: by Stephen, 26 April, that this be referred to the
Treasury. p. 181
Enclosed:
(1) Petition of F. Forbes, Yarmouth, February, 1838.        p. 185
(2) Recommendation in favour of Forbes. p. 187
(3) Mrs. S. G. Forbes to Campbell, undated. p. 188
(4) Memorial of W. H. Keating. p. 189
(5) Recommendation in favour of Keating. p. 193
CampbeU to Glenelg. Reports the arrival of the last division
of the 93rd Regiment, and gives reasons for which he has retained the
Pique to convey these troops to the St. Lawrence on the opening of
navigation.
Minute: by Stephen, 26 AprU, that this should be approved and
the information communicated to the Horse Guards. p. 197 A. 187, pt. 1 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Enclosed: 1838
(1) Lt.-Gen. Sir John Colborne to CampbeU, Montreal, 21
February, 1838, private. Points out the need for additional troops,
and asks for any reinforcements that may arrive. p. 203
(2) Colborne to CampbeU, Montreal,' 28 February, 1838. Reports
on the excitement, and his need for reinforcements. p. 213
(3) CampbeU to Colborne, HaUfax, 6 March, 1838. Acknowledges despatches, and regrets that he cannot do more. Explains the
reason for delaying untU the opening of the St. Lawrence before
sending reinforcements. p. 217
(4) CampbeU to Colborne, Halifax, 9 March, 1838. Acknowledges letter of 28 February, and repeats reasons already given,    p. 221
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Lord Fitzroy Somerset [Secretary at the Horse
Guards], 8 May, 1838. [Draft.] Reports CampbeU's action with
respect to the 93rd Regiment. p. 199
(2) Unsigned to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty],
9 May, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits extract from CampbeU's despatch
of 19 March, giving the reason for detaining H.M.S. Pique.      p. 201
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 9.    Transmits petition from John W. Match 20,
Homer, of Barrington, requesting the appointment of sub-coUector of Halifax-
Customs at Yarmouth, or at Lunenburg. p. 225
Enclosed:
(1) Petition.
p. 227
(2) Resolution  of  Assembly,   7   March,   1836, recommending
Homer. p. 230
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 10.    Transmits the joint Address of March 21,
the Legislature on the death of the King and the accession of theHalifax"
Queen.    [Copy, printed,    p. 239.]
Minute: for draft reply. p. 237
Enclosed:
Address, 3 February, 1838.    [Copy, printed,   p. 240.]       p. 245
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 11.    Transmits Addresses from the March 22,
Legislative CouncU and Assembly, concurring in the request fromHaUfax"
New Brunswick that a thorough survey be made of the Bay of
Fundy. p. 249
Enclosed:
(1) Address of the Legislative CouncU, 9 March, 1838.      p. 257
(2) Address of Assembly, 13 March, 1838. p. 261
13605—3i 36
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 187, pt. 1
Attached:
Unsigned to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty],
9 May, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits copy of the New Brunswick and
Nova Scotia despatches, and urges that the survey be made. [New
Brunswick despatch not at this place.] p. 251
Campbell  to  Glenelg,   No.   12.    Acknowledges  despatches  of
10 December, 3 and 5 February, and states that he has made the
necessary communications to the Commissioners for constructing the
lighthouses on St. Paul's Island. Capt. H. W. Bayfield has been
asked to supply the information regarding the bearings at which the
Ught wUl not be visible. Explains that it would scarcely be possible
to use stone instead of wood hi the construction of the buildings.
Asks that attention be paid to transmission of the lantern and
apparatus. p. 265
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
9 May, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits copy of the above despatch and
draws attention to the last paragraph. p. 269
Campbell to Glenelg. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 119-128,
of 6, 8, 17, 19 January and 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 February, as also duplicates of
Nos. 107-118, with the exception of No. 112.    J p. 271
Campbell to Glenelg. States that the original despatches have
not been received as yet, but that the duplicates [Nos. 107-111,
113-118] arrived on 16 March. Discusses military dispositions and
the need for additional reinforcements.
Minutes: as to the question which is one for the Cabinet,    p. 277
Enclosed:
(1) Major-General Sir John Harvey to Campbell, Fredericton,
15 March, 1838.    Discusses his military needs. p. 281
(2) Harvey to Campbell, Fredericton, 15 March, 1838. [Extract.]
Asks for reinforcements. p. 285
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 13. Reports on bills drawn for erecting Ughthouses on St. Paul's and Scatterie Islands, and for the Humane
Establishment at Cape Sable.
Minute: that this should be communicated to the Treasury, p. 289
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 14. Transmits an Address of Assembly,
authorizing an advance of £10,000 to arm the mUitia in the event of
hostilities.
Minutes: (1) that this has been copied for Parliament; (2), by
Stephen, 26 April, instructions for a reply expressing satisfaction, p. 293
Enclosed:
Address, 24 March, 1838.    [Printed copy at p. 297.]
p. 295 A. 187, pt. 1
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 15.    Transmits accounts of the Crown      1838
revenue for 1837, together with correspondence with E. Cunard, March 26,
Agent of the General Mining Association with respect to payment of h*1*"-
rent at the rate of four Spanish doUars.    He has insisted on payment
of the sum due, leaving the balance between the currency and the
exchange to be settled.    Asks for authority to make good the losses
from exchange suffered by officers whose salaries are jpaid from the
casual revenue. p. 301
Enclosed:
(1) Accounts, 20 March, 1838.
p. 307
(2) Statement of losses of those paid from the casual
revenue. p. 313
(3) Memorandum of sums due from the General Mining Association, supposing them to be paid in currency, HaUfax, 23 March,
1838. p. 317
(4) Cunard to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary], Halifax, 24
March, 1838. Acknowledges letter of 23 March, and asks for time
to consult the Directors before payment in dollars is required,     p. 319
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
10 May, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits copy of the above despatch
respecting the payment of rent, and the claims of officials.        p. 305
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 16.    Transmits and recommends con-March 26,
sideration of a joint Address of the Legislature, praying for protection HaUfax-
for the fisheries against foreign encroachments.
Minute: by Stephen, 26 October, as to reference to the
Foreign Office. p. 325
Enclosed:
(1) Address signed in the Assembly, 20 March, and in the
CouncU, 22 March, 1838. p. 337
(2) Affidavit of R. M. Cutter, HaUfax, 23 March, 1838.     p. 349
(3) Major-Gen. Sir John Harvey [Lt.-Gov. of N.B.] to Campbell,
Fredericton, 27 January, 1838. p. 353
Sub-enclosure: Affidavit of Duncan Hay and C. Coughlan,
Fredericton, 24 January, 1838. p. 355
(4) Report of the Committee of Assembly, on the subject of
fisheries, 1837.    [Printed.] p. 385
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to J. Backhouse [Under Secretary: F.O.], 10 May,
1838.    [Draft.]   Transmits above despatch, and asks for an opinion, PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 187, pt. 1
particularly with respect to the advisabUity of making a representation
to the United States Government.
Minute: that probably the only solution wUl be to compel
respect by U.S. fishermen. p. 329
(2) Glenelg to Admiralty, 29 September, 1838. [Signed Draft.]
Discusses the need for armed protection. [This appears to have
been cancelled.] p. 333
(3) Glenelg to Campbell, No. 187, Downing St., 5 November,
1838. Acknowledges above despatch, and states that a naval force
wUl be stationed on the coast during the fishing season. H.M.
Minister at Washington has been instructed to seek the cooperation
of the U.S. Government. Instructions wUl be issued to the commanders of vessels not to exceed the treaty rights. Every assistance
is to be given to them. p. 365
Nova Scotia A. 187, pt. 2
SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1838
Campbell to Glenelg. Reports the arrival of drafts for the 65th
and 93rd Regiments, and for the regiments in Canada. The remaining wing of the 65th wUl be sent to New Brunswick; the 93rd will
remain here for a time. Trusts that another regiment .wUl be sent.
Acknowledges duplicate of despatch No. 129, of 10 February, and
despatch No. 130, of 16 February. p. 421
CampbeU to Glenelg, private and confidential. Acknowledges
Durham's commission as Governor General and his own as Lt.-Gov.
As there has been no confirmation of his provisional appointments
to the Councils he has issued the enclosed proclamation naming
Executive and Legislative CouncUlors. Some of the former appointees
could not return unless paid. Complains of a leak of information
from the Colonial Office as a result of which the Assembly has passed
a resolution which he regards as insulting. This complains of the
faUure to carry out the intentions of H.M. Government with respect
to the CouncUs.
Minute: by Stephen, that Glenelg approves of the Proclamation,
and would appreciate it U CampbeU could trace the source of the
leak of information. Is sure that it was not from the Colonial Office,
but it may have been through G. R. Young with whom he has had
some conversations. p. 425
Enclosed:
(1) Proclamation, 3 AprU, 1838.
(2) Resolution of Assembly, 30 March, 1838.
p. 429
p. 435
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 17. Acknowledges despatch No. 129
of 10 February, with his own and the Earl of Durham's commissions
and instructions. Reports that on the advice of the Law Officers he
terminated the session, reconstituted the Councils and reconvened A. 187, pt. 2
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
the Legislature. Transmits Act by which aU business was resumed
as though there had only been an adjournment. Draws attention to
the omission of instructions governing the rules and regulations in
Durham's instructions.
Minute: that Glenelg approves. p. 441
Enclosed:
(1) Opinion of Law Officers as to publication of the Commission
and instructions, and of the constitution of the CouncUs: 28 March,
1838. p. 449
(2) Further opinion with respect to the CouncUs, 30 March,
1838. p. 451
(3) Proclamation of Commissions and of the constitution of the
CouncUs, 3 April, 1838.    [Printed.] p. 457
(4) Commission constituting the Legislative CouncU, 3 April,
1838. p. 461
(5) Speech on opening of the session, 5 April, 1838.
p. 469
(6) Act respecting the Acts and proceedings had or pending
during the last session.    Passed 6 AprU, 1838. p. 473
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 18. Transmits papers urging aid to the April is,
Shubenacadie Canal, and recommends C R. Fairbanks, who is coming Halifax-
to England and wUl discuss it.
Minute: by Stephen, 28 May, that this must be referred to the
Treasury. p. 481
Enclosed:
(1) Memorial from the President and Directors of the Shubenacadie Canal. p. 493
(2) Memorial of the Legislative CouncU, 17 AprU, 1838.     p. 525
(3) Address of Assembly, 26 March, 1838. p. 529
(4) Address   of   the   inhabitants   of   HaUfax,    12   February,
1838. p. 537
(5) Proceedings at a public meeting held in HaUfax, 6 February,
1838. p. 549
(6) Subscribers.
Attached:
p. 551
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
8 June, 1838. [Draft.] Refers this question to the Treasury and
trusts that it may be possible to concede this point. p. 487
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 19. Acknowledges despatch No. 120 April 19,
of 8 January, and expresses pleasure that £1,200 should be aUowed to Halifax-
the Chief Justice.    The Assembly only aUowed £850, but as this PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 187, pt. 2
1838 bUl has been rejected by the CouncU, the casual revenue remains in
the hands of the Crown. Asks for leave to pay the proper salaries to
the Chief Justice and to the puisne judges. p. 573
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 8 August, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits
above despatch as well as No. 21, of 21 April, No. 29 of 1 May, No. 31
of 4 May, and a separate despatch. Asks for an early decision of the
questions raised. p. 577
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 20. Acknowledges despatch No. 134,
of 4 March, and gives further information with respect to the loss
sustained by public officers due to the depreciation of the currency.
Minute: by Stephen, 21 May, that this should be communicated
to the Treasury. p. 581
Campbell to Glenelg, private and confidential. Acknowledges
letter of 7 March, approving of arrangements made with respect to
the Councils. Gives reasons for which Joseph Howe declined a seat,
and states the objection to the appointment of G. R. Young or of his
brother, WUliam.
Minute: by Stephen, 21 May, that Glenelg approves and leaves
the case of Young to Campbell's discretion. p. 589
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 21. Discusses the failure to obtain
the civU Ust, which was defeated in the CouncU. Transmits papers
on this question, and on the complaint with respect to the composition
of the CouncU. Reports wUl be obtained from the Executive Council
respecting the Assembly Address urging union of the Customs and
Excise departments, and the extension of free trade. Denies that
this would produce £30,000 for the support of civU government.
Cannot hope that a civU list wUl be passed, but urges that the Crown
revenues be offered in exchange for a permanent appropriation of
£5,500.    Transmits copy of A. Stewart's views on this question.
Minute: by Stephen, 25 May, approved by Sir George Grey,
suggesting that the matter be adjusted by Lord Durham. p. 593
Enclosed:
(1) CivU List Act as passed by the Assembly, 15 March,
1838. p. 605
(2) Address of the Legislative Council, giving reasons for rejecting the above Act, 16 AprU, 1838. p. 629
(3) Resolutions of the Legislative CouncU, 16 AprU, 1838.    p. 645
(4) Address of Assembly, 14 AprU, 1838. Complains of the
number of members of the Church of England who have been
appointed to the CouncU. Gives an explanation of the Civil List
Act. Urges combination of the Customs and Excise departments,
and the extension of free trade. p. 661
(4) Statement of sums said to be granted permanently,     p. 685
(5) Proposed civU list.    [Marked No. 6.] p. 689 A. 187, pt. 2
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
(6) Suggestions respecting the civU list question, by A. Stewart,      1838
HaUfax, 20 April, 1838.    [Marked No. 7.] p. 693
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 22.    Acknowledges despatch No. 138 April 22,
of 8 March, giving directions as to the disposition of troops.    States Halifax-
that it may be necessary to build barrack accommodation for the
regiments in New Brunswick.
Minute: by Stephen, 21 May, that expense for maintaining
troops is inevitable, and wiU not be diminished by buUding new
barracks. p. 705
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 23. Transmits Address from the April 22,
Legislative CouncU and Assembly, praying that his dissent from theHaUfax"
BUl to establish a new form of oath may be overruled.
Minutes: (1) by Stephen, of 21 May, pointing out the difficulty
of this question; (2) by Sir George Grey, 22 May, approved by
Glenelg, that common sense dictates acquiescence. p. 709
Enclosed:
(1) Address of the Legislative CouncU, 17 AprU, 1838.       p. 713
(2) Act to establish the form of oath. p. 721
(3) Address of Assembly, 16 April, 1837. p. 737
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 24.    Transmits copy of a letter from April 22,
the puisne judges, praying for recognition of their rank as co-ordinate      ax'
with that of Executive  CouncUlors.    This has been conceded in
New Brunswick.    Asks that this should also be conceded to the
Master of the Rolls.
Minute: by Stephen, 21 May, that this must be done.       p. 745
Enclosed:
W. HU1 and
W. B. BUss to the Lt.-Gov.
1838.
Halifax, 14 AprU,
p. 747
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 25. Acknowledges despatch No. 135, April 23,
of 5 March, and transmits a report of the Committee of the Executive
CouncU, which urges that should it be decided to repeal the duty on
salted provisions and wheat flour, this should not be done without
aUowing time for the Assembly to protect the affected interests.
Agrees, but points out an error upon which the report is based.
Minutes:   as   to   copies   for   the   Board   of   Trade   and   the
Treasury. p. 753
Enclosed:
(1) Report, 21 April, 1838.
p. 757
(2) Memorandum as to the quantity of beef, pork, and flour
imported at HaUfax, 1837. p. 761
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Introduces C. R. Fairbanks, Master of April 23,
the Rolls  and  Judge  of  Vice-Admiralty.    He  wishes  to  procure
assistance for the Shubenacadie Canal. p. 765 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 187, pt. 2
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 26. Acknowledges despatches Nos.
107 and 136 of 8 December and 6 March, and transmits a report of
CouncU advocating continuance of a Consul General for the United
States with several deputies, rather than three or more consuls acting
independently. Transmits letter from J. Morrow, U.S. Consul at
Halifax, on this subject.
Minute: that this be referred to the Foreign Office. p. 769
Enclosed:
(1) Report, 19 AprU, 1838.
p. 773
(2) Morrow  to  Sir  Rupert  D.   George  [Secretary],   HaUfax,
20 April, 1838. p. 775
(3) List of Consuls.
p. 777
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 27.    Transmits copy of the speech on
prorogation. p. 781
Enclosed:
Speech, 17 April, 1838.
[Printed.]
• p. 783
CampbeU to Glenelg. Introduces J. HaUburton. Reports that
J. Howe is also going to England, but has not asked for an introduction, p. 789
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 28. Transmits the Act for the appointment of trustees for school lands to which he has refused assent.
Reviews this question giving reasons for his action, and transmits
papers.    Urges the importance of a settlement. p. 793
Enclosed:
(1) Act.
p. 807
(2) Bishop of Nova Scotia to CampbeU, Halifax, 12 March,
1835. p. 815
(3) Report of a Committee of CouncU, 18 April, 1835.       p. 823
(4) Report of J. Allison, a member of the Committee of CouncU,
24 April, 1835. p. 831
(5) Earl Bathurst [Secretary of State] to Lt.-Gen. Sir James
Kempt   [Lt.-Gov.   of   Nova   Scotia],   Downing   St.,   31   August,
p. 841
Sub-enclosures:
(i) Claim made by the S.P.G., 19 July, 1822. p. 843
(U) J. [PownaU] to S.P.G., Whitehall, 6 AprU, 1749. p. 847
Attached.
Unsigned to CampbeU, December, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
above despatch and gives instructions. [This despatch not
sent.] p. 799 A. 188
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 194k
Nova Scotia A. 188
SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1838
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 29.    Transmits BUl to regulate the May i,
disposal of Crown lands, which has been rejected by the Legislative Halifax-
CouncU, together with a letter from the Commissioner of Crown
Lands   whose   interests   would   be   materiaUy   affected by such a
measure.
Minute: by Stephen, 5 June, that this should be referred to
Lord Durham. p. 5
Enclosed:
(1) BUl.
p. 9
(2) J. S. Morris [Commissioner of Crown Lands] to Sir Rupert
D. George [Secretary], HaUfax, 18 AprU, 1838. p. 17
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 30.    Acknowledges despatch No. Ill, May2,
of 21 December, and transmits an extract from the Minutes of Council
on the case of J. Lynch.    Asks for leave to pay him £25 and to give
him a free grant of 200 acres.
Minute:   by   Stephen,   5   June,   that   more   information   is
required. p. 21
Enclosed:
Minute of CouncU, 27 April, 1838.
p. 25
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
25 June, 1838. [Draft.] Refers the question of payment to the
Treasury. p. 23
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 31.    Transmits memorial from Capt. May*,
T. Crawley, Surveyor General of Cape Breton, and H. W. CrawleyHalifax-
the Commissioner of Crown Lands for that district, and urges consideration of their cases should they lose their situations on the
surrender of the Crown revenues.
Minute: by Stephen, 5 June, that he is certain that Lord Durham
wUl give due consideration to this. p. 33
Enclosed:
Memorial, Sydney, 17 April, 1838.
p. 35
CampbeU to Glenelg,  No.  32.    Transmits letter from  Capt. gag^,
H. W. Bayfield in answer to an enquiry as to the bearings at which      **'
the Ught from St. Paul's wUl not be visible hi a northerly direction.
The lantern and apparatus have not yet arrived, which has delayed
the Commissioners in completing the work at Scatterie Island.
Minute: by Stephen, 5 June, that this should be sent to the
Treasury for the information of that body as weU as for Trinity
House. p. 45 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 188
Enclosed:
Bayfield   to   Sir   Rupert   D.   George   [Secretary],   10   AprU,
p. 49
Attached:
Unsigned  to  Spearman,   20 June,
above despatch.
1838.    [Draft.]
Transmits
p. 47
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 33. Reports that the Committee of
CouncU has not been able to agree on a report on that part of the
Address of Assembly which requested union of the Customs and
Excise departments and extension of free trade to every port.
Transmits resolutions of Council, recommending that Digby and
[Annapolis] be made free warehousing ports, but that no further
ports be opened, and that Commissioners should study the proposed
union of Customs and Excise. Concurs in these resolutions.
Transmits petitions from Digby and Annapolis praying for the
opening of those ports, together with the Customs report on this
subject. [Note: both the despatch and the minute of CouncU,
name Digby and Arichat, but the petition and the report of Customs
is on Digby and Annapolis.] p. 57
Enclosed:
(1) Minute of CouncU, 11 May, 1838.
(2) Petition from Digby.
(3) Petition from Annapolis, 10 February, 1838,
p. 65
p. 71
p. 79
(4) Commissioners of Customs to George, HaUfax, 12 March,
1838. p. 87
(5) Abstract of vessels cleared from Digby and Annapolis for the
United States, for the year ending 5 January, 1838. p. 93
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 19 June, 1838. [Draft.] Refers this
subject to the Treasury. p. 61
CampbeU to Glenelg. Refers to comment made in the Address
of Assembly, in reference to the emoluments of Sir Rupert D. George,
the Secretary of the Colony. Transmits a memorandum on this,
and pays the highest tribute to George. Urges that he be given a
situation in England, or be permitted to retire.
Minute: by Stephen, 5 June, that this should be studied by
Lord Durham. p. 99
Enclosed:
Memorandum.
p. 103
Campbell to [Glenelg].    Acknowledges despatches Nos. 139-153,
of dates from 16 March to 3 May, 1838. p. 113 A.
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 34.    Acknowledges despatch No. 143,      1838
of 24 April and transmits certificate from Rev. W. Cogswell, that June 12,
there is no record of the baptism of Louisa B. Dier at St. George's HaU£ax-
Church, HaUfax, about 1816.    Reports that there was some irregularity in keeping registers about that date.    He wUl continue to
search for the godparents. p. 117
Enclosed:
Certificate, 11 June, 1838.
p. 119
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Introduces L. Wilkins, Senior Judge of June 19,
the Supreme Court, who has been given nine months' leave because Halifax-
of Ul health.    Requests that this be extended if Wilkins desires.
Recommends him. p. 125
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 35.    Reports the celebration of the July 4,
Queen's coronation, and transmits congratulatory Addresses.    [These Halitax-
Addresses not transcribed, as they are to be found in the Parliamentary Papers.] p. 129
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 36. Transmits copies of 98 lawsjuiy4,
passed in the last sessions. Draws attention to two Acts of theHalifax*
second session, caps. 8 and 9 which provide for the return of an
additional member for Inverness, and cap. 9 which regulates the
internal postage. Transmits resolution of Assembly on the last Act
as weU as a report of the Committee on Glenelg's despatch No. 98, of
29 September. Regrets that despatch No. 142, of 20 AprU did not
arrive untU assent had been given to the Acts granting bounties on
the manufacture of chocolate and tobacco. He wUl see that these
instructions are attended to at the next session.
Minutes: on the fact that the Provincial seal has not been
affixed, but that this may be overlooked. p. 177
Enclosed:
(1) Abstract of Acts.
p. 185
(2) Resolution of Assembly, caUing for documents on the postal
revenue, 14 AprU, 1§38. p. 229
(3) Report of the Commitee of Assembly on Glenelg's despatch
on the Post Office. P- 233
(4) Abstract of Post Office accounts 1836 and 1837. p. 237
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, Downing St., 29 September, 1838.
[Draft.] Refers to certain of these Acts. [List not at this
place.] p. 179
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 37.    Transmits accounts of the Crown Jgy
revenue for the half-year ending 30 June.
Minute: that these should be sent to the Treasury. p. 245
Enclosed:
Accounts, 2 July, 1838. p. 251 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 188
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 38. Transmits a return of religious
denominations maintained by grants of public money in Nova
Scotia. p. 253
Enclosed:
Return, Halifax, 15 July, 1838. [The only allowance other than
that for the Church of England is to Rev. J. Scott, resident minister
of the Presbyterian Church at HaUfax.] p. 255
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 39. Explains the circumstances under
which he had given a temporary appointment as sub-coUector at
Shelburne to F. Forbes, to replace   Robertson, who has been
appointed to Yarmouth. Points out that he makes these temporary
appointments at the request of the Customs, but that in all but one
case his appointees have been displaced.
Minute: by Stephen, 9 August, that a copy be sent to the
Treasury. p. 261
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 40. Acknowledges despatch of 14
May, and transmits copy of a letter from the Commissioners of
Lighthouses, giving information as to the expenditure of £1000.
Feels that he should not be made responsible for funds appropriated
by ParUament when the expenditure is entrusted to Commissioners.
He wUl have to draw another £2000.
Minute: by Stephen, 9 August, that the Treasury should be
consulted as to the answer. p. 265
Enclosed:
Commissioners
18 July, 1838.
to Sir Rupert D.
George [Secretary], HaUfax,
p. 269
CampbeU to Glenelg. Transmits correspondence with the Earl
of Durham, as a result of which he has sent the 73rd Regiment to
Canada, on board H.M.S. Malabar. Urges that reinforcements be
sent.
Minutes: respecting the question of replacement, with one of
9 August, initialed by Glenelg, that his conduct should be
approved. p. 273
Enclosed:
(1) Durham to Campbell, Quebec, 28 June, 1838. p. 277
(2) Campbell to Durham, Halifax, 7 July, 1838. p. 279
CampbeU to Glenelg. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 154-159
of dates from 4 to 29 May, and 5 June, as well as of a circular of
18 May, 1838. p. 285
CampbeU to Glenelg, private. Reports that he is going to
Quebec in reply to a summons from the Earl of Durham. Does not
expect to be absent longer than three weeks or a month. p. 289 A. 188 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 41.   Acknowledges despatch No. 160,      1838
of 6 June, and states that he sees no objection to the proposed My 26,
establishment of a Spanish Vice-consul at HaUfax, subordinate to the BaM**-
Consulate General at London. p. 291
Attached:
Unsigned to J. Backhouse [Under Secretary: F.O.], 15 September,
1838. [Draft.] Reports that CampbeU has stated that he sees no
objection to the proposal. p. 293
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 42.    Acknowledges circular of 20 May, August 6,
and states that the CouncU has reported that no employment could Halifax-
be given to juvenUe offenders who have been released from reformatories, as the supply of juvenUe labour in this country is adequate.
Minute: by Stephen, 7 September, that this should be commi-
cated to the Home Office. p. 299
CampbeU to Glenelg.   Acknowledges despatches Nos. 160-164, August 7,
of 6-23 June, a circular of 26 June, and a private and confidential""1
despatch of 5 July. p. 303
Halifax.
CampbeU to Under Secretary.    Transmits Address from Pictou August 10.
on the Queen's coronation.    [Enclosure not at this place.]
Minute: by Stephen, 7 September, for acknowledgment,    p. 307
Lt.-Col. J. J. Snodorass, Administrator
Snodgrass to Glenelg, No. 43. Reports that CampbeU left for August 14,
Quebec on 11 August, and that the administration devolved uponHalifax*
him as senior mUitary officer. Explains the circumstances which
necessitated his assumption of civU duties, in accordance with which
he took the oaths on 14 August. Asks that the special commission for
trying offences at sea should be renewed. The necessity for assuming
the administration has risen out of such a case.
Minute: that the Commission has been sent. p. 311
Enclosed:
(1) J. W. Johnston [SoUcitor General] to Snodgrass, Halifax,
14 August, 1838.      1 p. 317
(2) Snodgrass to the Senior Member of the CouncU, HaUfax,*
14 August, 1838. p. 315
Campbell
Glenelg to CampbeU.    [Printed]    Calls for information respect-August 22,
ing aborigines residing in the colony, and calls for suggested measures d*™11™^8*-
to ameUorate their condition. p. 323
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Acknowledges despatches Nos. 165-168, September,
of 10, 14, 25 July, and 2 August, 1838. p. 325Halifa:E-
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 44.    [DupUcate.]    Reports that he September 12,
returned from Quebec on 30 August.   At Durham's request he hasHaUfax-
nominated four representative gentlemen to proceed to Quebec to
discuss the proposed federal union.    These are J.  W.  Johnston,
SoUcitor General, James Uniacke, Member of the Executive Council PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 188
1838 and Assembly, WUliam Young, Member of Assembly, and M. Almon,
merchant and banker. They have sailed. Lt.-Col. J. J. Snodgrass
has acted as Administrator. [Original despatch marked No. 47 is
at p. 353.] p. 329
tember 12, CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 47.    [This is the original of the preced
ing despatch.] p. 353
tember i4, Campbell to Glenelg, No. 45.    Reports that Lt.-Col. J. Snodgrass
ifax- is entitled to £76.14.3 salary as Administrator from 14 to 29 August,
1838.    He has been paid from the Crown revenues.
Minutes: (1) by Stephen, 13 October, that the Treasury should
be requested to sanction this; (2) as to the propriety of making this
payment in view of the proposed surrender of this revenue.       p. 333
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary, Treasury],
22  October,   1838.     [Draft.]     Requests sanction of this payment.
p. 337
tember 15, Campbell to Glenelg, No. 46.    Acknowledges despatch No. 168,
of 2 August, and states that as the result of a previous enquiry,
R. Bishop was informed by a letter that appears to have miscarried
that his brother WUliam had gone to Newfoundland. p. 345
Attached:
Unsigned to R. Bishop, 31 July, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
letter of 7 July, and states that CampbeU has been requested to make
an enquiry as to the whereabouts of his brother WUliam. p. 347
ober l, Campbell to Glenelg.    Transmits the Blue Book for 1837.
[Enclosure not at this place.] p. 3 5 7
ober 15, Campbell to Glenelg.    Transmits the Journals of the last session.
[Enclosure not at this place.] p. 361
ober i6, Campbell to Glenelg.    Transmits letters as a result of which he
has sent the 93rd Regiment and 4,000 stand of arms to Canada. Discusses the steps taken and the need for reinforcements.
Minute: that this has already been attended to. p. 365
1838.
Enclosed:
(1) Durham    to    Campbell,    No.
Quebec,    6    October,
p. 369
(2) Lt.-Gen. Sir John Colborne to Campbell, Sorel, 4 October,
1838. p. 371
(3) Colborne to   CampbeU,   Sorel,   4   October,   1838.     [Extract.] p. 373
CampbeU to Glenelg.   Acknowledges despatches Nos. 169-174,
of dates from 2 to 29 August, 1838. p. 377 A. 188
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 47 B. Transmits letter from Lt.-Col.      1838
A. Richardson, explaining the circumstances under which he and October 22,
other officers became responsible for the cost of accountrementsHalifax-
suppUed to the 1st HaUfax Regiment of MUitia, and praying for
relief.    As a result, he has advanced the sum from the casual revenue.
Trusts that this will be approved, and that some money be aUowed
to him for the purchase of spare accountrements. p. 381
Enclosed:
Richardson to George, HaUfax, 20 October, 1838.
p. 389
Attached.
Unsigned to Spearman, 1 December, 1840.    [Draft.]    Transmits
above despatch and asks for the decision of the Treasury. p. 385
CampbeU to Glenelg.   Acknowledges dupUcate of a circular of October 23,
12 July, and transmits a return of aUowances to mUitary medicalHalifax-
officers for civU services in Nova Scotia.
Minute: that this was sent to the War Office, 3 December,  p. 397
Enclosed:
Return: States that no such aUowances are made.
p. 399
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Reports that H.M.S. Malabar was run October 24,
on shore at Bear Point, P.E.I.    The troops have been sent on in the Halifax-
Prince George, Andromede, and Medea.    The Malabar is expected at
Halifax to refit.
Minute: that an extract was sent to the Admiralty, 1 December,
1838. p. 403
Enclosed:
Commander J. Nott to Capt. Sir Richard Grant, H.M.S. Medea,
21 October, 1838. p. 405
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 48.    Transmits petition from W. H. 5°X?mber *•
Keating, and urges that he be confirmed in his temporary appointment      ""
as warehouse keeper at Yarmouth.    [E. C] Grantham has been dismissed for misconduct.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 411
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 15 December, 1838.     Transmits above
despatch. p. 413
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 49.    Transmits copy of a letter from November,
H. Huntingdon, resigning his seat in the Executive CouncU.    States Halifax-
the circumstances under which Huntingdon declined to attend,   p. 419
Enclosed:
Huntingdon to Sir Rupert D. George, Yarmouth, 28 September,
1838. p. 423 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 188
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 50. Transmits copy of a letter from
the Commissioners of Lighthouses, pointing out the importance of
receipt of the lanterns, before 1 May.   ■ p. 427
Enclosed:
Commissioners to George, Halifax, 9 November, 1838.
p. 431
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 15 December, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits
above despatch. p. 429
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 51. Transmits a further letter from
the Chief Justice, J. B. Halliburton, respecting the loss sustained by
public officials whose salaries are paid in currency. Discusses this
and recommends consideration. p. 439
Enclosed:
HaUiburton to Glenelg, 12 November, 1838.
Attached:
p. 447
Unsigned to Spearman, 17 December, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits
above despatch for the consideration of the Treasury. p. 443
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 52. Reports that he has appointed
William Sims to succeed Jacob Miller as one of the waiters, searchers,
and tide surveyors at Halifax. Earnestly recommends confirmation
of this appointment. p. 459
Enclosed:
Unsigned to Treasury, 15 December, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits
above despatch and recommends it. p. 463
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 53. Reports the death of J. Tobin,
and states that he is looking for another suitable appointee to the
Legislative CouncU from the Roman Catholics in the colony,    p. 467
Campbell to Glenelg. States that he has reported to Lord
Fitzroy Somerset, as to troops sent to Canada.
Minute: that a copy of Campbell's despatch has been obtained
from the Horse Guards. p. 471
Attached:
(1) CampbeU to Fitzroy Somerset, Haltfax, 17 November,
1838. p. 473
(2) Colborne to Campbell, Quebec, 31 October, 1838.        p. 477
(3) Colborne to Campbell, Montreal, 4 November, 1838.   p. 479
(4) Colborne to Campbell, private and confidential, Quebec,
20 October, 1838. p. 485 A. 188
(5) CampbeU   to   Colborne.
[Extract.]
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Halifax,    18   November,
1838.
p. 491
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Acknowledges despatches Nos. 178-183, S°J?mber 17>
of dates from 12 September to 3 October, and a separate despatch of      ""
27 September, 1838. p. 497
CampbeU to Glenelg, No.  54.    Asks that the assent of the November w,
Ordnance be obtained to the grant of a lot adjoining the mUitaryHalifax-
burying ground, for the pubUc cemetery. p. 501
Attached:
Unsigned to R. Byham [Secretary: Ordnance], 12 February,
1839. Transmits above despatch and trusts that it wUl be possible
to comply with the request. p. 505
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Reports the arrival of the 36th Regiment. December 12,
At Colborne's request the 11th Regiment, a company of artUlery, andHaIifax-
drafts for the 65th and 93rd Regiments wUl commence their march
from New Brunswick when the rivers and lakes are frozen.    Urges
the need for reinforcements.
Minute: by Stephen, 29 December, as to the urgency of the
matter. p. 509
CampbeU to Glenelg.    States that he has applied to the Secretary 1
at War for staff pay as a Lt.-Gen.    If this is granted he wUl relinquish Halifax-
the £500 pay as civU salary from the ParUamentary estimate to
accept it. p. 513
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 58.    Transmits copy of a letter from December^,
the Commissioners of Lighthouses and gives the reason for drawing      **'
another £1000 for the erection of lighthouses on St. Paul's and
Scatterie Islands. p. 517
Enclosed:
Commissioners to George, HaUfax, 17 December, 1838.      p. 521
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 56.    Transmits a further memorial December 24,
from T.  Crawley,  Surveyor General of Cape Breton, praying forHalUax"
protection against the possible loss of his emoluments.    Recommends
this case. p. 525
Enclosed:
Memorial, Sydney, 15 December, 1838.
Minute: by Stephen, 28 January, 1839.
on the land revenue.
Enquires as to charges
p. 527
13605— _\ PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 189
Nova Scotia A. 189
MISCELLANEOUS, 1838
Parliament
Order of the House of Commons for a return of papers dealing
with the constitution of Executive and Legislative Councils in Nova
Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland, p. 7
Order of the House of Lords for a return of despatches from
Campbell as to the supply of additional troops in 1837, with dates of
receipts and answers. p. 11
Admiralty
Memorandum that enquiry must be made respecting troops and
stores for which conveyance must be procured. Steamers of light
draft should be purchased. p. 17
Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary] to Sir George Grey [Under
Secretary: CO.].   Reports an opportunity to send a despatch,     p. 19
February 23,
Admiralty.
C Wood [First Secretary] to Grey, immediate:    Reports an
opportunity to send letters.
Minute: as to despatches sent to the Admiralty. p. 23
Barrow to Grey. Transmits letter from Lt. E. N. KendaU,
and points to the need for placing a distinguishing mark on lighthouses.
Minute: that this was sent to the Lt.-Gov., 9 May. p. 27
Enclosed:
KendaU to Capt. F. Beaufort, London, 30 AprU, 1838.
p. 29
Barrow to J. Stephen [Under Secretary]. [Cancelled.] Acknowledges letter of 9 May, and states that the Admiralty cannot move
Capt. H. W. Bayfield from his present work in order to survey the
Bay of Fundy, nor can another survey be undertaken. The Assembly
could employ Lt. E. N. Kendall.
Minute: by Stephen, approved by Glenelg, that the Assembly
might regard this as an ungracious answer. p. 35
Wood to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 8 August, and
expresses willingness to receive a proposal from C R. Fairbanks, on
the establishment of steam communications with Halffax. Declines
to make returns of information for private individuals. p. 39
Attached:
Stephen  to  Fairbanks,   15  August,   1838.    [Initialled   draft.]
Informs him of the contents of the above letter. p. 41 A. 189 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 5
Barrow to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 10 October, and 1838
states that two vessels have been assigned to protect the fisheries for October 12,
this season.   Asks the dates at which the season begins and ends.      Admiralty.
Minute: as to preparation of the answer. p. 45
Barrow to Stephen. Returns printed papers which accompanied October 13,
Stephen's letter of 10 October.    [Enclosure not at this place.]    p. 49 Admiralty.
Barrow to Stephen. Transmits copy of a letter to Vice-Admiral October 27,
Sir Charles Paget, giving directions for fishery protection. ty"
Minute: that this has been communicated to the Lt.-Gov.    p. 53
Barrow to Paget, Admiralty, 26 October, 1838. p. 57
Barrow  to   Stephen.   Acknowledges  letter   of   3   November, November 8,
enclosing information as to the dates at which the fishing seasonAdmiralty'
begins and ends.    The necessary directions have been given to the
Admiral. p. 61
Wood to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 26 November, and December 1,
states that as the Registrar of the Vice-Admiralty court is at home dmiralty-
on sick leave, no new appointment need be made.
Minute: by Stephen, 3 December, that this should be communicated to Fairbanks. p. 65
Barrow to Stephen.    Acknowledges despatch of 20 December, December 24,
and concurs in the answer proposed to be given on C. R. Fairbanks' Admiralty.
appUcation for a salary as Judge of Vice-Admiralty. p. 69
Commander-in-Chief
Memorandum that correspondence respecting the sending out undated.
of troops is bound with the Lower Canada mUitary papers. p. 73
Council Office
Order-in-CouncU confirming appointments to the Nova Scotia March 8.
CouncUs. • p. 77
W.  L. Bathurst [Secretary] to Stephen.    Transmits duplicate May 1.
Orders-in-CouncU of 11 and 20 December with respect to Nova Scotia
and New Brunswick Acts.    [Enclosures not at this place.]
Minute: that they have been transmitted. p. 81
Board of Trade
Memorandum bv C P. Thomson [President], that he objects to January 5,
Acts Nos. 1748, 1753, 1764, 1796 and 1800. [Titles and objectionswhitehaU-..
not stated.]
Minutes: as to what should be done on this, including one which
states that No. 1753 is aUowed, and the others are to be amended,
despatch of 20 April, 1838. p. 87
D. Le Marchant [Secretary] to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of May 21,
14 May, and transmits copies of the only two letters which have^*61"111'
reference to the S.P.G., for the period 1748 to 1752. p. 91 54
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 189
Enclosed:
(1) T. HiU to Rev. Dr. P. Bearcroft [Secretary], Whitehall,
5 March, 1749/50. Acknowledges letter of 26 AprU, and expresses
thanks for £50 which the S.P.G. has laid out in Bibles. The Board
had already sent out a number. Suggests that Rev. J. B. Moreau
should be appointed as missionary at Lunenburg. WUl not press the
Society to undertake more work than it is able to perform. p. 95
(2) J. Pownall to Bearcroft, Whitehall, 6 April, 1749. Requests
the Society to send out missionaries and school masters for six settlements.    Offers reserves as encouragement. p. 99
Le Marchant to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 23 May, with
the letter from the Bishop of Nova Scotia. States that another
search has been made in the books of the office, and that the only
additional paper relating to the Church in Nova Scotia is the Instruction of 1749.    Transmits extracts.
Minutes: of 31 May, that this has been communicated to the
Bishop; and of 4 September, that the case has been referred to the
Law Officers. p. 103
Enclosed:
Extract from instructions.
p. 107
J. D. Hume [Secretary] to Stephen. States that the petition of
Assembly, of 1836, praying for the establishment of new ports, is too
extensive to be entertained, particularly since the Lt.-Gov. did not
concur. Nothing can be done untU the import of flour and provisions
has been faeffitated by the repeal of the duties on them.
Minute: by Stephen, 31 August, that the letter to the Lt.-Gov.
must be founded on this. p. 119
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, undated. [Draft. CanceUed.] Informs
him of the decision of the Board of Trade and adds that the reports
on these duties from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are now under
consideration. p. 123
Hume to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 3 October, with
C R. Fairbanks' report on seamen's wages. The Board of Trade
considers that these should be revised by those who framed the Code.
Fairbanks is assisting.
Minute: by Stephen, 16 October, that if the Commission was
appointed by the Treasury, this correspondence should be communicated to that department so that the necessary orders can be
issued. p. 127
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
24 October, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits correspondence with Board of
Trade on this subject.    [Letter from CO. not at this place.]     p. 131 A. 189 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 5!
Memorandum by Thomson giving his reasons for aUowing Acts l838
No. 1839 [Marine Insurance Co.] and 1840 [title not given]. December 6,
Minute: of 12 December, that these Acts have been Whitehall.
aUowed. p. 135
Memorandum by Thomson giving reasons for which the Act to December 6,
incorporate the Whaling Company should not be aUowed.
Minute: as to further information required, and one that
Thomson only wishes to have it amended. p. 139
Attached:
Minute by Glenelg for the Board of Trade, 18 December, 1838.
That he wUl caU upon the Legislature to amend this Act. p. 141
Memorandum by Thomson that the Acts for granting a bounty December io,
for the manufacture of tobacco and chocolate should be left to theirwhitehaU-
operation, but should not be renewed. p. 147
Le Marchant to Stephen.    Gives the reasons for the decision December n,
of the Board of Trade as outlined in Thomson's memorandum 0fwhitehaU*
10 December.
Minute: that a despatch was sent in January, 1839. p. 151
Memorandum by Thomson, that it is too late to disaUow the December n,
Act granting drawbacks, but that it should not be renewed.
Minute: that a despatch was sent in January, 1839. p. 155
Foreign Office
J. Backhouse [Under Secretary] to Stephen.    Asks whether there JeWy 28, ^
is any objection to the appointment of J. D. Wotf as United States oreign
consul at Sydney.
Minute: by Stephen, 1 March, that if Wotf is resident in Nova
Scotia, the Lt.-Gov. should be consulted. If not there is no objection, p. 161
Backhouse to Stephen.    Transmits copy of a letter from Prince April19.     e
Esterhazy, the Austrian Ambassador, requesting a baptismal certi- oreign    ce'
ficate for Louise B. Dier.   She was baptized at St. George's Church,
Halifax, 1816.    Instructs him to procure this.
Minute: that copy was sent to the Lt.-Gov. on 24 AprU.     p. 165
Enclosed:
Esterhazy to Viscount Palmerston [Foreign Secretary], London,
17 April, 1838.    [In French.] p. 167
Backhouse to Stephen.   Transmits letter from M. de Aguilar, May8i,
the Spanish Ambassador, representing the need for establishing a Vice
Consulate at HaUfax.   Requests an opinion. p. 173
Enclosed:
AguUar to Palmerston, 33 Wimpole St., 23 May, 1838.      p. 181
Foreign C PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 189
1838 Attached:
Unsigned to Backhouse, 6 June. [Draft.] Acknowledges above
letter and states that the Lt.-Gov. wUl be called on for an
opinion. P- 175
June 14/ Backhouse to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 25 May, with
Foreign office.  QampDeu/s report stating objections to the appointment of James
Primrose and J.  D. Wolf as United States consuls at Pictou and
Sydney.    Gives reasons for which he does not regard these objections
as valid. p. 185
Attached:
Unsigned to Backhouse, 23 June, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
letter of 14 June, and concurs in Palmerston's view of this case.
Campbell wUl be notified. p. 189
September 13, W. Fox Strangways [Under Secretary] to Stephen [No. p. 27].
Foreign office. Acknowledges letter of 13 May, with the Address of the Legislature
requesting protection for the fisheries from U.S. encroachments.
Considers that naval protection should be given. Transmits papers
which give grounds for notice to be given to the United States Government with respect to this step.
Minute: as to steps to be taken. p. 193
Enclosed:
(1) Unsigned to H. S. Fox [H.M. Minister at Washington],
Foreign Office, September, 1838.    [Draft.] p. 241
(2) Opinion of the Queen's Advocate, Doctors' Commons,
31 October, 1838. ' p. 197
(3) Le Marchant to Backhouse, Committee of Council for Trade,
Whitehall, 13 June, 1838. p. 221
(4) Opinion of the Queen's Advocate, Doctors' Commons,
10 March, 1838. p. 233
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Fox Strangways, 29 September, 1838. [Draft.
Appears to have been cancelled.] Acknowledges above letter, concurs
in the proposed instructions to Fox, and states that directions wUl be
given to the Admiralty.   ' p. 213
(2) Glenelg to Campbell, confidential, Downing St., 5 November,
1838.    [Signed Draft.]    Transmits above papers. p. 217
£SHmboffioe' Backhouse to Stephen.    Asks whether there, is any objection to
oreign    ce. g^^^g an exegMa^r to J. C Creighton as Spanish vice-consul at
HaUfax.
Minute: by Stephen, 17 November, that Glenelg wishes to postpone his decision untU he shall have consulted Sir Colin Campbell.
CampbeU to be written to. p. 249 A. 189
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached:
1838
Unsigned to Backhouse, 26 November, 1838 [Draft]. Replies in
terms of the preceding minute. p. 251
Law Officers
Sir John CampbeU [Attorney General] and Sir Robert M. Rolfe June 12,
[SoUcitor General] to Glenelg. Acknowledge letter of 31 May, andTemple-
report that the form of oath was fixed for aU Dominions of the Crown,
by 6 Geo. 3 cap 54. [ReaUy cap. 53.] This form has been changed
for Roman CathoUcs, but remains binding upon Protestants. This
Act prevents compUance with the Address of the Legislative CouncU
and Assembly. p. 259
Attached:
Unsigned to the Attorney General and Solicitor General, 31 May,
1838. [Draft.] Transmits papers, and requests an opinion on this
question.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 263
Law Officers to Glenelg.    Acknowledge letter of 4 September, December 5,
and give the opinion that the Church of England has not an exclusive commons.
right to the school lands.
Minute: that this was again referred to the Law Officers, 31
August, 1839. p. 267
Attached:
(1) Memorandum that H. Labouchere wishes this settled by
appropriation of school lands to general education, but pointing out
the advisability of communicating with the S.P.G. p. 275
(2) Unsigned to the Law Officers, 4 September, 1838. [Draft.]
Calls for an opinion on the right of the Church of England to the
school lands. p. 279
Ordnance
Lt.-Gen. Sir Hussey Vivian [Master General] to Glenelg.   Returns May 19,
letters from Sir CoUn Campbell and Sir John Harvey, and gives his0rdnance-
views with respect to artUlery replacements and needs. p. 289
Attached:
Unsigned to Vivian, 6 June. [Draft.] States that he has
written to CampbeU on these measures. As this correspondence has
not been official, he transmits a reference, and requests that an official
answer should be returned. p. 293
R. Byham [Secretary] to J. Stephen [Under Secretary: CO.]. May21,
Acknowledges letter of 16 May, and gives the decision of the Master0rdnance-
General and Board of Ordnance on the question of artUlery needs
and replacements.    [This is based on the above letter of 19 May.]
Minute: that this is the official record of arrangements made
between the Colonial Office and the Ordnance. p. 295
Attached:
Unsigned  to   Byham,
question to the Ordnance.
16   May,   1838.
[Draft.]    Refers  this
p. 301 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 189
January 11,
Treasury
Chambers.
Treasury
A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary] to Stephen. States that
the Ordnance has asked to be reimbursed for the expense of firing fog
signals, but has been informed that there is no fund from which this
can be done.
Minute: that the Lt.-Gov. was notified on 17 January.      p. 307
January 12,
Treasury.
Spearman to Stephen. Confirms the appointment of J. P.
MUler, as tidewaiter at Halifax.
Minute:  that   the   Lt.-Gov.   was informed   on   8   February,
1838. p. 311
January 26,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Transmits the approval given by the
Admiralty to the site chosen for the lighthouse on St. Paul's
Island. p. 315
Enclosed:
J. Barrow [Second Secretary:
alty, 17 January, 1838.
Admiralty] to Spearman, Admir-
p. 317
February 1,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Transmits a letter from Trinity House,
and requests that the Lt.-Gov. should be instructed to obtain the
desired information as to the bearings at which the light from St.
Paul's Island wUl be invisible at sea hi a northerly direction.      p. 323
1838.
Enclosed:
J. Herbert to Stephen,  Trinity House,
London, 27 January,
p. 325
February 12,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. States that on consideration of the claim
of public officers for remuneration for losses sustained as the result
of the depreciated currency in which they are paid, the Treasury has
decided that payments should be made at the rate at which coins are
received in the Nova Scotia Treasury. The papers which were sent
were not clear on this point.
Minute: that copy was sent to the Lt.-Gov. on 4 March,     p. 331
February 19,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 23 January, and
states that the Treasury sees no reason to alter the views given with
respect to the surrender of the Crown revenues. This is to be done
on provision of the civU Ust prescribed by Glenelg, which should be
voted for the life of the reigning sovereign. p. 335
F. Baring [Secretary] to Stephen. States that the Treasury
cannot consent to open the port of Shelburne, but the Customs has
been directed to make arrangements whereby foreign vessels, cleared
at Yarmouth or Liverpool, may proceed to Shelburne to take on
granite.
Minutes: that this has been communicated to S. Cunard and to
the Lt.-Gov. p. 339 A. 189 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
G. Maule [SoUcitor] to Stephen.    Transmits a memorandum on      1838
the state of the question between the Government and the heirs of Aprils,
the Duke of York, over the grant of mines in Nova Scotia.   [Enclosure Treasury-
not at this place.]
Minute: of 7 April, that this has been sent to Lord
Durham. P- 343
Attached:
Unsigned to Maule, 4 April. [Draft.] Requests a memorandum
on this question. P- 345
Spearman to Stephen.    Asks whether Sir Colin Campbell's bffiApru:^
for £400 towards buUding the Ughthouses on St. Paul's and Scatterie chambers.
Islands should be honoured.
Minute: by Stephen, 30 AprU, 1838, that if no information has
been received it should be paid on account. p. 351
Spearman to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 30 AprU, and Mays,
states that the bUls for the Cape Sable establishment and for the chambek
construction of the Ughthouses have been paid on account.    Asks as
to the extent to which the Lt.-Gov. should be held responsible for the
last account, and whether any report has been received as to the
Ughthouses. P- 355
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 17 May. [Draft.] States that CampbeU
has been requested to furnish a report on the Ughthouses. p. 357
Spearman to Stephen.    Transmits correspondence which shows Junej,
that the erection of Ughthouses on St. Paul's and Scatterie Islands chambers.
wUl make it unnecessary to erect one at Cape Ray.    Asks that as
the Island of St. Pierre would be more advantageous than any British
territory for such a purpose, Glenelg wUl request the Foreign Office to
caU the attention of the French Government to this.
Minute: by Stephen, that the only thing seems to be that the
Foreign Office should be written to. p. 363
Enclosed:
(1) J. Herbert to Spearman, Trinity House, 4 AprU, 1838.    p 371
(2) Herbert to Spearman, Trinity House, 16 May, 1838.    p. 375
(3) J. Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty] to Baring, Admiralty, 28 April, 1838. P- 379
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to J. W. Nugent, 20 June, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits above letter and states that Glenelg has written to Viscount
Palmerston, the Foreign Secretary. p. 367
(2) Unsigned to J. Backhouse [Under Secretary: F.O.], 20 June,
1838. [Draft.] Transmits extract from the Treasury letter, and
requests that a communication be made to the French Government. P- 369 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 189
Spearman to Stephen, immediate. Asks as to the period to
which the leave granted to the Bishop of Nova Scotia has been
extended. p. 383
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 25 June, and
states that the Treasury concurs in the proposed payment of £25 to
J. Lynch out of the Crown revenues.
Minute: by Stephen, 9 July, that the proposed despatch may
now proceed. p. 387
Spearman to Stephen. States that the Douglas has been
appointed to convey the lantern and apparatus for Scatterie Island,
and suggests that information be sent to the Lt.-Gov.
Minute: that this was done on 25 July. p. 391
July 21,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Acknowledges letters of 8 and 27 June,
and states that from the information now before that body, the
Treasury could not recommend a ParUamentary vote to enlarge and
complete the Shubenacadie Canal. Requests that the Lt.-Gov. be
informed that the Ordnance has been requested to appoint an officer
of the Royal Engineers to survey this work and to report upon it.
Minute: by Stephen, 24 July, that the Lt.-Gov. should be
instructed. p. 395
August 3,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Gives the Treasury opinion that payments from the Mining Association wUl have been made in conformity
with the special agreement under which the mines are held. Repeats
the decision that no opinion can be given as to loss sustained by public
officers who have been paid in currency, untU the Treasury shall
have received information as to the rate at which payments of Crown
duties are made. p. 399
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 15 August, 1838. [Draft.] States that
the information required in the above letter was furnished in a letter
of 25 May. p. 403
August 9,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen. Transmits a report from the Commissioners of Customs on the Nova Scotia request for the opening any
port at which a Customs officer is stationed, and for the union of the
Customs and Excise departments.
Minute: that copies were sent to the Lt.-Gov., 17 August,
1838. p. 407
Enclosed:
Report, Customs House, 28 July, 1838.    State that the Customs
officers at Halifax have been called upon for a report. p. 409
G. W. Brande [Clerk] to Stephen. Returns papers [subject not
named]. The ChanceUor of the Exchequer feels that they may be
attended to in the manner agreed upon. p. 415 A. 189 . REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Baring to Stephen. Transmits two letters from C R. Fairbanks, 1838
a letter from the Ordnance, and two Treasury niinutes respecting the August 24,
Shubenacadie Canal. c___Z_.
Minute: by Stephen, 27 August, that the Lt.-Gov. should be
informed of the substance of this. p. 417
Enclosed:
-(1) C R. Fairbanks [agent for the Company] to Spearman'
London, 21 July, 1838. Urges the case of the Company, and asks
that an investigation be made in London before reference is had to
Nova Scotia. p. 453
(2) Fairbanks to Spearman, London, 21 July, 1838. Makes
suggestions on the proposed guarantee. p. 437
(3) G. Butler [For Ordnance Secretary] to Spearman, Office of
Ordnance, 8 August, 1838. Consents to the inspection of the canal
by the Engineer at HaUfax, but suggests that some local authority be
associated with him in order to report upon the value of the property
and the scale required to meet local needs. p. 461
(4) Treasury Minute, 17 August, that the Ordnance should
apply to Fairbanks for the papers upon which an investigation could
be made. p. 419
(5) Minute, 17 August, that Fairbanks should be informed that
the Treasury would not feel justified in recommending the suggested
Parliamentary guarantee. p. 421
Baring to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 4 September, and September 5,
consents to the request that the salary due to a missionary who has cabers.
been removed, should be paid to his successor.    This payment must
close on the death of the removed party.    Requests to be informed as
to the names of this person and his successor. p. 425
Attached:
Unsigned to Baring, 15 September, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
letter of 5 September,' and asks that the salary due to the removed
missionary, Rev. J. S. Clarke, should be paid to the Archdeacon to
enable him to make temporary provision for the churches untU a
successor shaU be found. p. 429
Spearman  to  Stephen.    Transmits   papers   dealing  with  the September 13,
Shubenacadie Canal, so that the Colonial Office may make such cw'bers.
communication to C R. Fairbanks or to the authorities in Nova
Scotia as he may see fit.
Minute: by Stephen, 13 September, that the Lt.-Gov. should be
informed unless the Treasury has done so. p. 433
Enclosed:
(1) Fairbanks to Spearman, London, 21 July, 1838. [See above,
enclosure to letter of 24 August.] p. 437
(2) Valuation of executed works. p. 447 1838
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
(3) Estimate of probable requirements.
A. 189
p. 448
September 17,
Treasury
Chambers.
(4) Fairbanks to Spearman, London, 21 July, 1838. [See
enclosure to letter of 24 August, 1838.] p. 453
(5) G. Butler to Spearman, Ordnance, 8 August, 1838. [See
enclosure to letter of 24 August, 1838.] p. 461
(6) R. Byham [Secretary: Ordnance] to Spearman, Office of
Ordnance, 27 August, 1838. Acknowledges letter of 23 August, and
states that no useful purpose would be served by an examination of
plans and estimates in this country. p. 463
(7) Treasury Minute, 17 August, that Fairbanks should be
informed that the guarantee is not possible. p. 469
(8) Treasury Minute, 5 September, that Fairbanks should be
informed that the Ordnance feels that no good purpose would be
served by an examination of plans and estimates by the Engineers
here. p. 473
(9) Fairbanks to Spearman, London, 5 September, 1838.
Acknowledges letter of 4 September, and asks to be informed of the
substance of the communication from the Ordnance to the Treasury,
on 8 August. p. 475
Spearman to Stephen. Points out facts which show that the
claims of public officers to losses due to currency depreciation are
exaggerated. The same causes will have affected the revenue. The
claims cannot be conceded but if salaries are inadequate they will be
reconsidered. Points to the danger of permitting colonial currency
enactments.
Minute: by Stephen, 18 September, that a copy of this letter
omitting the last paragraph, should be sent to the Lt.-Gov.       p. 481
Baring to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 15 September, and
transmits copy of a letter to the commissariat at Halifax, directing
that the salary paid to Rev. J. S. Clarke shall be paid to his successor,
when appointed. In the interval it is to be paid to the Archdeacon.
This arrangement is to end at Clarke's death.
Minute: that the Lt.-Gov. was informed 27 September and the
Bishop on 28 September, 1838. p. 489
Enclosed:
Baring to the Officer in Charge of the Commissariat, Treasury
Chambers, September, 1838. p. 491
Baring to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 8 August, and
concurs in the proposed despatch respecting the surrender of the
Crown revenues. More information would be required before an
opinion could be given as to proposed changes in the methods of
collecting revenue.    Steps have been taken to procure this.
Minute: by Stephen, 28 September, that the despatch can be
proceeded with, a letter should also be written on the second part of
this despatch. p. 497 A. 189
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Spearman to Stephen. Approves of payment made to Lt.-Col. l838
J. J. Snodgrass who acted as Administrator during Sir Colin Octobers,
CampbeU's absence on public business. p. 513 §23E£.
Spearman to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of 18 August, and October 17,
states that it wUl not be necessary to hold Sir Colin CampbeU account- chambers.
able any further with respect to the bills for the erection of St. Paul's
and Scatterie Ughthouses, it being understood that the precautions
outlined wiU be observed in this matter, and audited accounts submitted on completion of the work.    Further bills wiU be paid.
Minute:  of   30   October,   that   the   Lt.-Gov.   has   been   informed, p. 501
Spearman to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of 3 October, and October 20,
requests to be informed as to the number of copies of colonial enact- chambers.
ments which are furnished gratuitously to the Colonial Office.    This
information is required before it would be possible to  come to a
decision on C R. Fairbanks' proposal that an equal number of copies
of Imperial Acts be furnished to the colonies.
Minute: by Stephen, 22 October, that each colony suppUes six
copies. p. 505
Spearman to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 29 September, October 31,
and gives Treasury assent to eight Nova Scotia Acts which have^^.s
been amended [not named].    The Act incorporating the Bank of
British North America should have a clause prohibiting the issue of
notes below £1 unless a general regulation to this effect already exists.
Minute: by Stephen, 3 November, that correspondence of this
sort should be addressed only to the Privy CouncU. p. 509
Baring to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 24 October, and November 8,
states that directions have been given for the preparation of a set of cwblrs.
rules and scale of fees for the Vice-Admiralty courts of HaUfax and
Quebec.
Minute: that C. R. Fairbanks was informed on 14 November,
1838. p. 517
Baring to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 1 December, and December 6,
states that the debt incurred by Col. A. Richardson and the officers of chambers.
the HaUfax mUitia may be paid from the MUitary Chest.    A smaU
sum may be devoted to the purchase of accountrements should the
mUitia be caUed into service.
Minute: that   the    Lt.-Gov.    was   informed,    6    December,
1838. p. 521
Baring to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 15 December, and December 26,
states that the Ordnance and Trinity House have been advised of the Halifax-
importance of sending the lanterns for St. Paul's Island before 1 May,
1839.
Minute: that the Lt.-Gov. was informed, 1 January, 1839   p. 525
General Post Office
T. Laurence [Deputy Secretary] to Stephen.    Transmits copy of July 9,
the Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, and draws attention to the Act altering
the post office.    [Enclosure not at this place.]
Minute: by Stephen, 10 July, that this should be considered
with the Act. p. 531 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 189
Laurence to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 8 August, and
states that the Post Office could not give the information required by
C R. Fairbanks with respect to steam navigation. This is under
Admiralty control.
Minute: by Stephen, 24 August, that Fairbanks has already
been put in communication with the Admiralty. p. 535
Lt.-Col. W. Maberly [Secretary] to Sir George Grey [Under
Secretary]. Transmits receipt for despatches sent by Grey on
22 August, 1838. p. 539
Enclosed:
Receipt given by L. Friend, Master of the Prince George, 23
August, 1838. p. 541
Maberly to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 17 September, and
states objections to the Nova Scotia Act respecting the internal
postage.
Minute: that copies have been sent to the Lt.-Gov. and to
Lord Durham. p. 543
Enclosed:
Sir Francis Freeling [Secretary] to J. Lefevre [Under Secretary:
CO.] General Post Office, 30 July, 1834. Transmits the bill for
proposed reorganization of the Post Office in Upper Canada, and
draws attention to certain important considerations. p. 555
Attached.
Unsigned to Maberly, Downing St., 17 September, 1838. [Draft.]
Requests an early report on the Nova Scotia Act for regulating the
internal postage. p. 549
S.P.G.
Rev. A. M. Campbell [Secretary] to Grey. Acknowledges letter
of 11 December, and states that the Bishop of Nova Scotia has
informed him that there are no casualties or changes on the missionary
establishment. p. 563
Nova Scotia A. 190
MISCELLANEOUS, 1838
A
Anonymous to Glenelg.    Objects to persons nominated to the
Nova Scotia CouncUs.    Calls them family cliques. p. 7
"A Farmer" to Glenelg.    Makes statements in contradiction of
Amos Seaman's claims to the grindstone quarries at Minudie.      p. 11
"A Presbyterian" to Rev. T. M'Culloch.   [Printed.]   Accuses him
of ribaldry and disloyalty. p. 19 A. 190
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
B
R.   Bernal  to  Sir  George  Grey  [Under  Secretary],   private. June 22,
Transmits and recommends the memorial of Capt. T. Crawley and75 Eaton Sq*
H. W. Crawley, the Surveyor General and the Commissioner of
Crown Lands of Cape Breton.
Minute: by Stephen, 25 June, that this has been received and
answered through the Lt.-Gov. p. 29
Enclosed:
Memorial, Sydney, 17 April, 1837.
p. 69
R. Bishop to Glenelg.   Asks that an enquiry be made as to the July 27,
whereabouts of his brother, who went to settle in Nova Scotia. ___\JUsiook
Transmits copies of letters which he has written to Lt.-Gov. Sir Colin Tavistock Sq.
CampbeU to which he has received no reply.
Minute: enquiry made of Lt.-Gov. and that his answer was sent
. to Bishop on 16 October, 1838. p. 33
Enclosed:
(1) Bishop   to   CampbeU,   22   Tavistock   Place,   3   October,
1837. p. 35
(2) Bishop  to  CampbeU,   22 Tavistock  Place,   27 February,
1838. p. 36
T. H. Brooking to Glenelg. Asks that G. R. Young should be December 6,
appointed to the Legislative CouncU, to replace James Tobin who|t°ldBroad
died 3 November, 1838.
Minute: by Stephen, 8 December, as to the answer to be
returned. p. 41
Attached:
Unsigned to Brooking, 13 December, 1838. Acknowledges above
letter, and states that it would not be possible to appoint Young
unless he were recommended by the Lt.-Gov. p. 45
W. Crane to Glenelg. Asks that assurance be given to Amos February 14,
Seaman, with respect'to his claim to the grindstone quarries atN.B.encton'
Minudie. p. 51
Minute: by Stephen, 26 AprU, that the Lt.-Gov. of N.S. should
be instructed to inform Crane as to the state of this question.       p. 51
Attached:
Unsigned to Crane, undated. [CanceUed draft.] States that
CampbeU has been instructed to give him information on this
case. p. 53
Miss C Cox to the Under Secretary.   Asks that the receipt for February 17,
her pension should be forwarded to Sir Rupert D. George.
p. 59
Joseph Cunard to the Under Secretary.   Asks whether Shelburne ^Kcc^uiiyi
has been made a free port for vessels in baUast. p. 61
13605—5 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 190
1838 Attached:
Unsigned to Cunard, 23 March, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
letter of 19 March, and transmits copy of the Treasury letter respecting arrangements for this end.
[Minute: as to why this has been done, and as to the possibUity
of rectifying the error made by the Treasury.] p. 63
March 23,m Cunard to Grey.    Acknowledges letter of 23 March, and explains
202 Piccadilly.  ^ djfficuity which wUl be created by compelling vessels to proceed
to another port before loading granite at Shelburne where there is a
Customs establishment. p. 65
August 24, Miss  Caroline Cox to the Under Secretary.    Asks that the
1 receipt   for   her   pension   should   be   forwarded   to   Sir   Rupert
George. p. 77
Attached:
Grey to Miss Cox, 9 August, 1838. Transmits money due as her
pension and asks that it be acknowledged. p. 79
October 20,
202 Piccadilly;
W. Crane to Glenelg. Gives information with respect to the
dates of the fishing season. p. 83
Attached:
Unsigned to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty],
3 November, 1838.   [Draft.]   Transmits copy of above letter,     p. 87
Miss Cox to Under Secretary. Asks that a letter be forwarded
to Sir Rupert George. p. 85
H. W. Crawley to Glenelg. Makes several observations with
respect to the possibUity of opening steam navigation to Quebec.
Urges that the Nova Scotia boat be sent to Sydney except during the
winter months. Refers to R. Smith, now in England, who introduced
steam navigation to Cape Breton.
Minute: that this was sent to the Admiralty on 3 February,
and answered through the Lt.-Gov., 2 February, 1838. p. 89
D
raGeo^st. ^- Denchar to Glenelg.    Transmits copy of a letter which he has
Edinburgh. "   addressed to Lord John RusseU respecting the claims of certain
descendants of the Earl of Stirling. p. 99
1838.
Enclosed:
Denchar to Russell, 73 George St., Edinburgh,
16 February,
p. 101
Attached:
Unsigned to Denchar, 28 February, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
above letter, and declines to enter into any discussion of this subject. J&mi p. 107 A. 190
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
J. C Farish to the Secretary of the Treasury.   Asks that his uncle May 24,1,
Dr. — Bond, should be appointed sub-coUector at Yarmouth,    p. Ill nSStai.
C. R. Fairbanks [Master of the Rolls and Judge of Vice-Admir-Jme«^
alty] to Glenelg.    Requests an interview.
Enclosed:
Certificate of Leave of Absence, 26 April, 1838.
p. 117
Fairbanks to Glenelg.    Makes a claim for precedence as Master June 5.
of the RoUs, and urges that he be appointed to the Executive orSSS"
Legislative CouncU. p. 119
Attached:
Unsigned to Fairbanks, 26 June. [Draft.] Acknowledges above
letter, and transmits copy of instructions on judicial precedence
which have recently been sent to CampbeU. Gives reason for which
he cannot be appointed to the CouncUs. [Enclosure not at this
place.] p. 129
Memorial by  C  R.  Fairbanks,  praying for more  adequate June 5,
remuneration. p. 133 ^o*
Enclosed:
(1) Act to provide for the Master of the Rolls. p. 145
(2) Extract from the Act amending Chancery, practice.      p. 147
(3) Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary] to Fairbanks, HaUfax, 23
February, 1834.   Offers him the office of Master of the Rolls,     p. 149
(4) Fairbanks to George, HaUfax, 28 July, 1834. [Extract.]
Trusts that the inadequacy of the salary wiU be considered.      p. 151
(5) Viscount Goderich [Secretary of State] to the Administrator,
Downing St., 4 December, 1838. Gives instructions for settling
judicial salaries. p. 153
(6) R. W. Hay [Under Secretary] to Fairbanks, Downing St., 27
May, 1834.    Regrets the faUure of the financial proposals.        p. 157
(6A) Abstract of Chancery hearings, 1834-38.
(7) Account of the Crown Revenue, 1837.
Attached:
p. 159
p. 167
Unsigned to Fairbanks, 6 October, 1838.    [Draft.]   Reports that
it has been decided to grant him an additional salary of £170.    p. 143
Memorial of Fairbanks, praying that the cost of fuel for thejunes,
Courts of Chancery and Vice-Admiralty should be paid from the laia^m'
Crown revenues.
Minute: that this has been sent to the Lt.-Gov.,  22 June,
1838. p. 171
13605—51 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 190
1838 Attached:
Unsigned to Fairbanks, 23 June, 1838. [Draft.] Refuses above
request, but states that Sir Colin Campbell will be directed to bring
the matter to the notice of the Legislature. p. 173
June 12, Fairbanks to Glenelg.    Explains the circumstances under which
1 W. Sutherland was suspended from practice in the Court of Chancery.
Maintains that this is not a subject which can be handled in the
Colonial Office. p. 179
Enclosed:
Sutherland to Fairbanks, Halifax, 20 November, 1837.       p. 195
Attached:
Unsigned to Fairbanks, 20 June, 1838. [Draft.] Concurs in the
opinion expressed in the above letter. Campbell has been directed
to notify Sutherland of this. p. 189
Ju»e 20, Fairbanks to Sir George Grey [Under Secretary].    Asks what
Londonf   y'  decision has been made by Glenelg with respect to the Shubenacadie
Canal Co.
Minute:   of   27   June,   that   this   has   been   referred   to   the
Treasury. p. 199
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
27 June, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits papers and states that Fairbanks
has been directed to communicate with the Treasury. [Enclosures
not at this place.] p. 201
(2) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 26 June, 1838. [Draft.] Directs
him to communicate with the Treasury on the Shubenacadie
Canal. p. 207
(3) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 3 August, 1838. [Draft.] Reports
that the Treasury cannot consent to a loan for this work, and that
the Ordnance will make a survey in order to protect the public
interests. p. 209
202Kccadm Fairbanks to [T. W.] C Murdoch.    Asks that papers respecting
iccadiiiy.  ^e Shubenacadie Canal be sent to the Treasury before Saturday
next, at which time he has an appointment with the Chancellor of the
Exchequer.    Urges the importance of this canal.    Asks that it should
receive more than ordinary official attention.
Minute: that these papers were sent on 27 June, 1838.      p. 215
JoftScadiii Fairbanks to Grey.    Transmits a questionnaire on which informa-
Londonf   y*  tion is required, with a view to establish regular steam communication
with Nova Scotia.   Discusses the plan. p. 219
Enclosed:
Questionnaire.
p. 227
J A. 190 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 6«
Attached: 1838
(1) Unsigned to Barrow [Admiralty] and to Lt.-Col. W. Maberly
[Post Office], 8 August, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits questionnaire and
asks consideration for Fairbanks. p. 231
(2) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 8 August, 1838. [Draft.] Informs
him that the Admiralty and the Post Office have been requested to
consider any proposals he may make. p. 233
Fairbanks to Glenelg.    Gives his views on colonial currency and August 1,
asks that they may be considered during the present investigation of D?ndo^adilly,
this question. p. 235
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 7 August, 1838. [Draft.] States
that the Treasury has been asked to give him an opportunity to give
his views on currency. p. 239
(2) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
8 August, 1838. [Draft.] Asks that Fairbanks be given an opportunity to state his views. p. 241
Fairbanks   to   Glenelg.    Makes  further  representations  with August 20,
respect to aid to complete the Shubenacadie Canal.    Asks for an£do^admy'
interview with him and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Minute: that Fairbanks is to see Glenelg on 25 September,
1838. p. 257
Enclosed:
Suggested Act to grant the required aid.
p. 263
Attached:
Unsigned to Fairbanks, 20 October, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
above letter, and states that no decision can be reached until the
report of the survey has been received. Transmits copy of the
Ordnance letter of 8 August, suggesting that some local authority
should be associated with the engineer, in order to consider questions
relating to the property and to the scale on which it has been constructed, p. 259
Fairbanks to Grey.    Discusses the inadequate promulgation of September,
Imperial statutes, and urges a remedy.    Suggests that they be sent
to the courts and paid for either by the Legislature or out of the
Crown revenue.
Minute: of 27 September, as to reference to the Treasury.
Suggests that these Acts be furnished gratuitously to the same
extent that Colonial statutes are furnished to Britain. p. 271
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Spearman, 3 October, 1838.    [Draft.]   Refers
this question in terms of the preceding letter and minute. p. 279 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 190
(2) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 5 October, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges letter of September, and states that the matter wUl receive
consideration. p. 283
Fairbanks to Glenelg. Points out the need for revising the
regulations with respect to seaman's wages. p. 287
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to D. Le Marchant [Secretary Board of Trade],
3 October, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits above letter, and requests early
consideration of it. p. 297
(2) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 4 October, 1838. [Draft.] States
that the matter has been referred to the Board of Trade. p. 303
September 25,
202 Piccadilly,
London. _.
(3) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 14 November, 1838. [Draft.] States
that he wUl be consulted by the Deputy Registrars of Admiralty as
to regulations and fees, for the Vice-Admiralty courts at Halifax and
Quebec. p. 305
Fairbanks to Glenelg.    Asks that his leave be extended,    p. 311
Attached:
[Grey] to Fairbanks, 4 October, 1838. [Draft.] Extends his leave
untU 26 January, 1839. p. 313
October 11,
202 Piccadilly,
London.
October"26,
202 Piccadilly.
London. . L,
Fairbanks to Grey.    Asks for an interview.
Minute: that Grey is not in town.
p. 319
Fairbanks to J. S. Martin [Secretary to Grey]. States that he
knew that Grey was out of town, but feels that he must see him
before returning to Nova Scotia. p. 321
Fairbanks to Grey. Transmits papers on his application to the
Admiralty for a salary as Judge of Vice-Admiralty. Requests consideration.
Minute: by Stephen, 30 October, giving reasons for which a
salary could not be granted. The scale of fees might be revised to
provide more adequate remuneration. p. 325
Enclosed:
(1) Fairbanks to C Wood [First Secretary, Admiralty], London,
5 September, 1838. p. 329
(2) Memorial by Fairbanks, London, 12 July, 1838.
p. 333
(3) Warrant for the constitution of a Vice-Admiralty court in
Nova Scotia. p. 341
(4) Act for regulating the Prize Court in the West Indies and
America 1801.    [Extract.] p. 345
(5) Record of sessions, 1834-1838.
(6) Return of costs.
p. 349
p. 365 A. 190 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Fairbanks to Grey.   Transmits letter to the Admiralty,  to       ig38
which no reply has been received.   Urges attention to this, which October 26,
points out the inconvenience caused by the vacancy of the office of J222|j"di,Iyi
Registrar of Admiralty.   Suggests additional clauses to the commission.    A Proctor should also be chosen.   Suggests John Whidden
for this office, and J. Primrose as Registrar. p. 373
Enclosed:
Fairbanks to C Wood, London, 5 September, 1838.
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 6 November, 1838. [Draft.] Answers
both letters of 26 October. With regard to salary, states that a
revision might be made in the table of fees but a recommendation for
salary cannot be made. The letter respecting the Registrar and
Proctor has been referred to the Admiralty: p. 375
(2) Unsigned to Barrow, 8 November, 1838. [Draft.] Refers
Fairbanks' two letters for Admiralty consideration. p. 378
Fairbanks to Grey.    States that he has been informed by the November 14,
Admiralty that the persons suggested by him wUl be appointed asiJndon*   y'
Registrar and Proctor of Admiralty, if they are nominated by the
Colonial Office.    Points to the need for immediate action.
Minute: by Stephen, 15 November, that Glenelg could not
nominate without reference to the Lt.-Gov. unless it was urgent.
This does not seem to be the case. p. 385
Attached:
Unsigned to Barrow, 26 November, 1838. [Draft.] Transmits
above letter and asks whether Fairbanks understood the Admiralty
decision. Reference wUl be made to the Lt.-Gov. U these two gentlemen are acceptable. p. 387
Fairbanks to Grey.    Acknowledges letter of 6 November, and November is,
ces further represental
Judge of Vice-Admiralty.
Fairbanks to Grey.    Urges that the survey of the Shubenacadie November 16,
Canal should be entrusted to an officer of the Royal Engineers, ^ndo^admy'
speciaUy commissioned for that office, and that the expense should
pe borne by the British Government. p. 409
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
27 November, 1838. [Draft.] Refers this question to the
Treasury. p. 413
(2) Unsigned to Fairbanks, 27 November, 1838.    [Draft.]
that reference has been made to the Treasury. PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 190
1838 G
Undated, Appeal from Mrs. Sarah Godwin for information as to her rights
\k_\__vL*m' over certain property secured in payment of a debt.    This property
is situated in Halifax Co.
Minute: by Stephen, 8 March, that Glenelg could not give an
opinion on this. p. 419
R. GiUespie to [Glenelg]. Transmits a letter, which he has
received through T. H. Brooking, respecting the wishes of WUliam
and George Young for appointments to the Nova Scotia
CouncUs. p. 423
June 9,
Colonial
Office.
Enclosed:
W. Young to Brooking, Halifax, 12 May, 1838.
p. 427
July 4, GUlespie to Glenelg.    Asks for admission to the House of Lords,
Gould Sq.       |or jjjjnggjf an(j nis brother, 6 July.    Requests return of Young's
letter to Brooking. p. 435
H
Asks that his leave be extended for
p. 441
T. C HaUburton to Grey,
two months.
Attached:
[Stephen] to HaUburton, 24 August, 1838. [Initialed draft.]
Extends his leave. p. 443
August 23, J. Howe to Glenelg.    Represents the case of the refugee negroes,
nl and asks that the Government should grant suitable land to which
they could be removed.
Minute: by Stephen, 28 August, that Howe should be informed
of the reference made to Campbell on 25 October, 1837. p. 447
Attached:
E. K. Timpany and others to Grey, Digby, 7 May, 1838. Request that certain documents be forwarded to Howe.
Minute: that this has been done, 12 June, 1838. p. 449
*_____h_- A- ^- Howe to Grey.    Asks whether an answer has been received
land Court.      to his stepmother's memorial to the Queen, and for the return of
original documents which accompanied it. p. 455
Attached:
Unsigned to Howe, 15 January, 1839. [Draft.] Returns documents, and states that the Queen has not yet given instructions as to*
the petition. p. 457
Sir James Kempt to Glenelg, private. Acknowledges private
letter of 7 March. Explains the appointment of E. Collins to the
CouncU and feels that he should not be excluded in the new arrangements.
Minute: by Stephen, 9 March, that this has been disposed of
p. 465 A. 190
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
L 1838
Bishop of London [Chairman of the Standing Committee of the December si,
S.P.G.] to Glenelg.   Asks that the despatch on school lands shouldLondon House'
not be sent out until the S.P.G. has had an opportunity to make a
representation on this subject. p. 471
Attached:
Unsigned to the Bishop of London, 5 January, 1839. [Draft.]
Agrees to the above request, but points out that settlement of the
question must not be delayed. p. 473
M
W. H. N. Myers to Glenelg.    Asks that an enquiry should be January 4,
made as to the whereabouts of C Hampshire. Pontefract.
Minute: by Stephen, 8 January, that the Lt.-Gov. should be
instructed to enquire into this. p. 481
Myers to Glenelg.   States that he wUl be glad to get a report on March «,
/-,   XT    ^      i • ° o-ox Pontefract.
C. Hampshire.
Minute: that a copy was sent to the  Lt.-Gov., 22 March,
1838. p. 501
J. Munro to Glenelg.   Acknowledges receipt of 50 Bibles and May 15,
200 Testaments from the British and Foreign Bible Society.    The clpeBreton.
inhabitants have opened a subscription for this Society.    Wishes to
be appointed agent for the Society.    Asks for a Government appointment, p. 505
Mrs. Mackay to Grey.    Complains that the instructions to J^g*^^
provide glebes for Presbyterian churches in Cape Breton have been Edinburgh.   "
ignored. p. 509
Attached:
Unsigned to Mrs. Mackay, 21 January, 1839. [Draft.] States
that the instructions were withdrawn for reasons which had been
given by the Presbyterian ministers themselves. p. 513
Mackenzie, Saturday,
' 2 Fludyer St.
J. Murray to Glenelg.    Transmits letter from —
respecting the Stirling, peerage case.
Minute: by Stephen, 17 March, that Mackenzie has been aUowed
to copy the document in question. p. 485
Enclosed:
Mackenzie to the Lord Advocate, Charing Cross, 16 March,
1838. Suggests that a copy be made of the statement deUvered to
the Colonial Office in 1831. p. 487
N
Memorial of John Newton stating the services of his family and March 1,
,...,,. ° J Guysborough.
asking for consideration.
Minute: by Stephen, 26 April, that he does not known how to
answer this. p. 521 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 190
Enclosed:
Petition   from   Newton   to   the   Queen   praying   for   a   sinecure, p. 523
Capt. Nicholas to Glenelg.    Sends the despatches and the
Nova Scotia newspapers.    Enclosures not at this place. p. 525
May 16,
5 York St.,
St. James'.
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Grey. Acknowledges letter of 15 May
and expresses thanks that a search is to be made for correspondence
between the Board of Trade and the S.P.G. between 1748 and 1752,
and for instructions to the Governor on this. Those of 1752 are the
earUest on record at HaUfax.
Minute: by Stephen, 18 May, that this should be communicated
to the Board of Trade. p. 531
May[30,
5 York St.,
St. James'.
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg. Asks that his leave be
extended till AprU, 1839, in order to obtain assistance for the
Church. p. 535
Attached:
Unsigned to the Bishop, 6 June, 1838. [Draft.] Extends his
leave, but trusts that he will leave at an earlier date if his object
should be accomplished. p. 539
June 4,
5 York St.,
St. James'.
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Grey. Acknowledges letters received
from the Board of Trade, and wUl call there in person as Grey has
suggested, should further information be required. Asks for the
correspondence recently received from Prince Edward Island on the
school lands, and offers to report on this. He wUl report on the Nova
Scotia school lands question if he can have a copy of Campbell's last
letter to Glenelg.
Minute: that the Bishop should be referred to the letter that
answered this by anticipation. [Prince Edward Island A. 55-1,
p. 269.] p. 543
August 8,
5 York St.,
St. James'.
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Grey.    Transmits a letter to Glenelg
on the question of school lands. p. 551
Enclosed:
The Bishop to Glenelg, 5 York St., 6 August, 1838. Upholds the
claim of the S.P.G. to the school lands.
Minute: that this was sent to the Law Officers, 4 September,
1838 and that a second reference was made on 31 August, 1839.    p. 551
Sub-enclosures:
(i) Earl Bathurst [Secretary of State] to Lt.-Gen. Sir James
Kempt. [Lt.-Gov.], Downing St., 31 August, 1822. p. 575
(ii) S. P. G. to Bathurst, 19 July, 1822. p. 579
(Ui) G. PownaU to S.P.G., Whitehall, 6 AprU, 1749. p. 585 A. 190 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 7
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg, confidential. Reports that it i838
has been necessary to remove one of the missionaries paid by the August 21,
Government grant, and asks that the salary should be allowed to his |^ j^^;*
successor.
Minutes: as to what should be done on this in view of the understanding that salaries were granted only for the life of the present
incumbents. p. 591
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
3 September, 1838. [Draft.] Asks that a salary be granted to the
successor, during the life of the removed missionary. p. 595
(2) Unsigned to the Bishop, 28 September, 1838. [Draft.] Informs him that this salary may be drawn, but appUcation for it must
be accompanied by a certificate that the removed missionary, Rev.
J. S. Clarke, is stUl Uving. p. 599
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg.    Asks that the salary due to September 3,
Rev. J. S. Clarke, the missionary who has been removed, should be l^j^^;1
paid to the Archdeacon during the vacancy, in order that provision
can be made to supply the vacant churches.    Urges haste.        p. 607
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Grey. Expresses thanks for October 12,
the decision with respect to the salary due to the removed mis-Hotel Meumi
sionary. p. 611
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg.    Refers to previous corre- November
spondence, and urges additional evidence as to the claim of theWmc est6n
S.P.G. to school lands. p. 613
Glenelg to Law Officers.    [Signed draft.]   Asks for an early December 1.
decision of the school lands. p. 617
Unsigned to the Bishop of Nova Scotia.   [Draft.]   Acknowledges December 21.
letter of 24 November, and transmits the report of the Law Officers,
and his despatch to Sir Colin CampbeU, on school lands.    [Enclosures
not at this place.    See A. 189, p. 267.] p. 619
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg, private.   Acknowledges letter December 24,
of 21 December, and makes further representations on the claim of p^^16
the S.P.G. to the school lands.    Asks that the despatch to CampbeU Brighton.
should not be sent untU an opportunity shaU have been given for that
Society to make such communications as may be necessary to work
out a plan. p. 625
Attached:
Unsigned to the Bishop, 1 January, 1839. [Draft.] Consents to
delay the despatch in order to give the S.P.G. a chance to make
representations. Points out that a settlement must not be long
delayed. p. 629 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
P
A. 190
Capt. D. Pring [H.M.S. Inconstant] to Grey. Asks for payment
of expenses as bearer of despatches which he delivered on 25 February,
1838.
Minute: by Stephen, 28 February, supposing that this should be
paid from the Colonial Office funds. p. 635
W. Sutherland to Glenelg.    Makes representations respecting
his arrest and suspension from practice in the Admiralty Court.
% Trusts that he wUl receive redress, and ask for a copy of Judge C R.
Fairbanks' report on his case. p. 641
Enclosed:
(1) Sutherland to the Lt.-Gov., undated.
p. 645
(2) Sutherland to the Lt.-Gov., Halifax, 13 December,
1837. p. 647
(3) Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary] to Sutherland, Halifax,
15 December, 1837. p. 649
(4) Sutherland to Campbell, HaUfax, 16 December, 1837.    p. 651
(5) Sutherland to the Lt.-Gov., Halifax, 19 December,
1837. p. 653
A. Stewart to Glenelg. Transmits copy of his speech in the
Legislative Council, on the Quadrennial Bill, and expresses his
political views. p. 655
Enclosed:
Speech.    [Printed.]
Attached:
p. 663
Unsigned to Stewart, 30 August, 1838.    [Draft.]    Acknowledges
above letter. p. 665
July 27,
Earltown,
Pictou.
December 10,
Edghaston.
Rev. W. Sutherland to Glenelg. Transmits a certificate from
his congregation that his labours have impaired his health, and asks
to be appointed as a professor at Dalhousie College. [Certificate
embodied in this letter.]
Minute: by Grey, that there is no fund from which this could
be done. p. 667
W
L. M. WUkins to [Glenelg]. Asks for extension of his leave of
absence, and that his son should be appointed Queen's Counsel.
Minutes: as to what should be done on this letter. p. 673 A. 190
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached:
Unsigned to Wilkins, 24 December, 1838. [Draft.] Extends his
leave, but states that until CampbeU has been consulted, his son
could not be appointed Queen's Counsel. p. 683
G. R. Young to Glenelg.    Transmits extract from a letter from January 4.
his brother.    Offers to send the letter itself if Glenelg wishes.    The ^ SackviUe st-
Proprietors of Prince Edward Island are satisfied with the steps taken
in the present crisis. p. 689
Enclosed:
Extract, HaUfax,
loyal resolutions.
18 December, 1837.
Reports the passage of
p. 693
Young to Stephen.    Makes representations on behalf of W. February 25,
Sutherland, who has been suspended from practice in the Court 0f gGreatRyder
Vice-Admiralty.    Asks for a copy of the report. p. 697
Attached:
(1) Young to Stephen, private.    [Undated.]
p. 701
(2) Unsigned to Young, 28 February, 1838. [Draft.] States
that no report has yet been received, and that the case has not been
referred to the Privy CouncU. p. 705
Young to Stephen.    Sends a letter that he has received from his February 25,
brother, containing important information on public affairs.    ThiSg5.GreatRyder
shows that his brother shares his views.    [Enclosure not at this
place.] p. 709
Young to Grey.    Asks whether the remarks by C R. Fairbanks, May 1,
on W. Sutherland's memorial, have been received. pi^e!nhope
Minute: of 1 May, that no report has been received. p. 713
Young to Stephen, private.    States that he has just returned June 5,
from Germany, where he has been engaged in arranging for emigration pi^?nhope
on behaff of the P.E.I. Proprietors.   Asks to be appointed to the
Nova Scotia CouncU. p. 715
Young to Stephen.    States that he wUl be obUged to reopen June 7,
negotiations on P.E.I, affairs.    He wiU postpone payment of rent, p^J111101^
until he hears.    Asks for an answer to this as well as to his letter of
5 June. p. 727
Attached:
Stephen to Young, 8 June, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges both
letters, and states that Glenelg alone can discuss the question of the
appointment of Legislative CouncUlors. p. 723
Young to Grey.   Asks for the decision on the case of W. Suther- June 9.
land. p. 729Enhope PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 190
Attached:
June 25,
13 Stanhope
Place.
Unsigned to Young, 23 June, 1838. [Draft.] Acknowledges
above letter and transmits copy of a despatch to Sir Colin Campbell,
CampbeU, declining to interfere in Sutherland's suspension from
practice in the Vice-Admiralty court. [Enclosure not at this
place.] p. 733
Young to Grey. Acknowledges letter of 23 June, and asks for
a copy of C R. Fairbanks' observations on the suspension of W.
Sutherland. p. 737
Attached:
Unsigned to Young, 30 June, 1838. [Draft.] DecUnes to
furnish this, as the report was required under a misapprehension, p. 739
Nova Scotia A. 191
DRAFTS OF DESPATCHES TO LT.-GOV.
COLIN CAMPBELL, 1836-1838
SIR
List of drafts.
p. 5
February 4,
Downing St.
Unsigned to CampbeU. Transmits copy of a letter from James
Dwyer, and requests him to make a search for information respecting
M. Herbert, who is said to have left considerable property at Halifax.
[Enclosure not at this place.] p. 9
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 32. States that persons in Scotland
have suggested that the Presbyterian settlements in Cape Breton
should be divided into parishes. He wUl not issue any instructions
without further information, but suggests that Campbell consult the
Presbyterian ministers. Points out that such parishes must be a
purely reUgious unit, and are to be confined to Gaelic districts,    p. 13
Unsigned to CampbeU. Acknowledges despatch No. 13 of
2 March, transmitting the speech and addresses on opening the
session. p. 17
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 39. Transmits letter received from
J. S. Morris, Commissioner of Crown Lands and Surveyor General,
and points out that Morris should have sent it through CampbeU.
Asks for CampbeU's report on his request to be allowed £837.12.7 as
arrears of salary. The letter should be returned with the report.
[Enclosure not at this place.] p. 19
Unsigned to the Governor of Nova Scotia, No. 40. Transmits
copy of a despatch from New South Wales, reporting an evasion of
the navigation laws by the barque Rose, of Halifax. This was
detected by Busby, the British Resident at New Zealand. [Enclosure not at this place. See Nova Scotia Despatches, 1836, Vol. 74,
p. 94.] p. 23 A. 191
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 51.    Acknowledges despatch No. 30,       1836
of 13 May, with the petition from Annapolis against the grant of the August si,
Royal Assent to the Act to divide HaUfax Co.   Assent, however,Dawnin* st-
was given in April last. p. 27
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 54. Refers to the despatch which he September n,
had written on 10 September, with respect to the case of J. S. Morris, Dow2un*St-
Commissioner of Crown Lands and Surveyor General. Gives reasons
for anticipating a considerable increase in the Crown Lands revenue,
and asks for a report on the inadequacy of Morris' authority for the
prevention of depredations on Crown timber, as also on the efficiency
of the department. Hie opinion of the Law Officers is to be caUed for,
and suggestions should be given. p. 31
Unsigned to Lt.-Governor, confidential.    Transmits copy of a September^,
despatch to Lord Gosford, respecting the administration of NewDowmng t-
Brunswick, and the meeting of the Canadian Legislatures.    Directs
him to pay strict attention to any suggestions which Gosford may
make. p. 39       ^
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 68.    Acknowledges despatch No. 53 gbrnwy m,
of 10 January, and states that it was necessary to give J. Stewart a  owmng
copy of the despatch respecting Amos Seaman.    Cannot see how this
would prejudice the case, but should rather be helpful.    Approves of
the course of proceedings which has been recommended by the Law
Officers of Nova Scotia. p. 43
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 69. Refers to despatch No. 68, February w,
of 10 February, and directs him to caU upon Seaman, and his counsel, wnmg
for copies of their letters to him, requesting a stay of proceedings
until the papers shaU have been examined in the Colonial Office.
CampbeU is to report on this, and may accede to it, if no pubUc
inconvenience should result. These people must be made aware
of the rule that aU communications must be made through the Lt.-
Governor. p. 47
Glenelg to CampbeU.   Acknowledges despatch of 16 January, February 24,
and states that the King cannot comply with the request to grant a Dowmng .-'
cup to the HaUfax Turf Club.    This matter should be dealt with by
private communications. p. 51
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 70.    Transmits extract of a letter March 23.
from Lord Vernon, respecting land in Nova Scotia, formerly granted1 ownlng   ,]
to Admiral Sir John B. Warren.    Directs him to make an enquiry.
[Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 186, p. 539.] p. 55
Glenelg to CampbeU, No. 71. Acknowledges despatch No. 51 ^®h-27,st]
of 16 December, on the claim advanced by J. S. Morris, to the excess J?
proceeds of land sales for the last few years, and gives reasons for
refusing to comply with this request. Morris is to refund any such
sums that he has taken, over and above his aUowance, in each year.
Morris is exonerated. Approves of directions given that he is to
provide security.    Answers arguments made by Morris. p. 59
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 72.    Acknowledges despatch No. 55,3£a^i^st>]
of 14 January, and approves of steps taken to prevent depredation
on the revenue from the sale of Crown Lands. Opinion on the forfeiture PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 191
of lands for non-fulfilment of the conditions of the grants, wUl be
reserved untU the promised report shaU have been received. DetaUed
information on this point should be furnished. p. 75
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 73. Acknowledges despatch No. 57,
of 16 January, and transmits copy of a letter and Minute of the
Treasury, which show that an estimate for the lighthouses will be
submitted to Parliament. When this consent shall have been given,
no time should be lost in beginning the work. [Enclosures not at
this place.    See A. 186, p. 97.] p. 79
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 74. Transmits a memorial from
the General Mining Association, with respect to the supposed design
of the Nova Scotia Legislature to place an export duty on coal.
CaUs for a report. [Enclosure not at this place. See A. 186,
p. 221.] p. 85
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 75. Acknowledges despatch No.
64, of 6 March, with the speech and addresses on opening the session.
p. 87
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 76. Directs him to inform Ensign
C Katzman, that memorials respecting half-pay, should be addressed
to the Secretary at War. p. 89
May 3.
[Downing St.]
Unsigned to Campbell. Acknowledges despatch of 9 March,
and expresses satisfaction that the Assembly has rescinded resolutions
on the state of the province. Declines to comment on the disuse of
Divine worship by the Assembly, and the exclusion of the public
from the debates of the Legislative CouncU, since these matters
concern those Houses only, and interference would be a breach of
privUege. The King wUl not refuse to consent to the formation of
two separate CouncUs in Nova Scotia if this is found advisable.
Gives instructions as to lists of suitable appointments to the CouncUs.
No judges should sit in the Executive CouncU, but might review
legislation before it is passed. Campbell is to be governed by the
land instructions which have been sent to Sir Archibald Campbell.
The financial settlement in Nova Scotia should be consistent with the
principles laid down for New Brunswick. [This despatch has been
dated 1836, in another hand, 1837 has been scored through. But is
despatch No. 77, of 30 April, 1837.] p. 91
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 78. Acknowledges despatch No. 69,
of 1 AprU, and adheres to the decision already given, to abolish the
payment for Crown Land by instalment. p. 119
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 80. Acknowledges despatch No. 63,
of 5 March, and declines to add to communications already made
with respect to King's College. Trusts that the expectations as to
the increased number of students, wUl be realized. p. 123
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 81. Acknowledges despatch No. 68,
of 1 March, and directs that Amos Seaman should be informed that
the laws governing trade with the United States cannot be altered to
permit vessels trading at Minudie to bring back cargoes from American
ports. p. 127 A. 191
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
81
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 82.    Transmits copy of a letter from       1837
the Treasury, respecting the irregular manner in which CampbeU has May 10.
drawn bills for the Cape Sable establishment.    [Enclosure not at this P*"™11* st-l
place.    See A. 186, p. 105.] p. 131
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 83. Acknowledges despatch No. 66, May w.
of 10 March, and expresses satisfaction at the increase in the Crown ownmg
revenue, and at the possible augmentation of receipts from the
the coal mines. Sanctions aUowance to a private secretary during
the temporary absence of Sir Rupert D. George, the Secretary of the
Colony. Gives reasons for which a permanent private secretary
cannot be appointed. Requires a more complete report on the
request that officers paid from the Crown revenues should be indemnified for loss due to currency depreciation. Particulars should
be given as to the effect of the provincial law which legaUzed the
currency rate adopted by the Customs Department.
Minute: that an extract has to be sent to the Treasury.     p. 135
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 84. Acknowledges despatch No. 67, May 30.
of 18 March, and states that if the Assembly will not meet the cost owmBg
of Inspecting Field Officers of MUitia, those posts wiU have to be
discontinued. Existing salary claims and the return passage of those
officers are to be paid from the territorial revenue. A despatch wiU
be written respecting the firing of fog signals, when the Treasury
shaU have decided this question. p. 143
Unsigned to Sir Colin CampbeU, No. 87.    Acknowledges despatch June 28.
No. 74, of 4 May, and agrees that the salary of the Attorney General   ownmg
should be provided for in the civU Ust.     The amount and the terms
should be arranged with the Assembly.    The proposals to Assembly
should contain a reference to the arrangements made in New Brunswick, as a suitable precedent. p. 147
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 88. Acknowledges despatch No. 71, juiye.
of 1 May, and expresses pleasure that he had already, by a despatchlDownmsst'
of 30 AprU, sent instructions with respect to the main points raised
in the Address of Assembly. The surrender of the Crown revenues is
permitted in accordance with instructions given to the Earl of Gosford,
and to Sir Archibald CampbeU, on the condition that a civU Ust is
granted. The expenditure in the Crown Lands department may be
regulated by the Legislature, if management of them is vested in the
Executive. Trusts that the Legislature wiU be able to devise a more
satisfactory system for the sale of these lands. Defends the General
Mining Association. Asks for further information as to the proposed
exclusion of the Collector of Customs from the CouncUs. Refuses to
concede control of public officers by the Assembly, whUe the refusal
of suppUes should not be extended as a protest against officers whose
salaries are paid from the civU Ust. Consents to the formation of
two distinct CouncUs, and gives directions for the preparation of
lists of suitable appointees. Regrets the dispute between the
Assembly and CouncU. This despatch and that of 30 April, are to be
communicated to the Assembly. p. 151
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 89.    Acknowledges despatch No. 77, My 12.
of 23 May, and states that the Assembly's report on the fisheries1 owimg ^
wUl receive serious consideration.    A decision wiU be made as soon
as it can be maturely formed. p. 171 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 191
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 90. Acknowledges despatch No. 73,
of 3 July, and states that in future, convicts discharged from Bermuda
wUl be Drought back to England on the expiration of their sentence. P- 175
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 91. Transmits copy of a letter from
the Treasury, stating that the lantern and apparatus for Scatterie
Ughthouse will be sent. Reminds him of the necessity of distinguishing between this light, and that to be shown from St. Paul's Island.
[Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 186, p. 113.] p. 179 *
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 92. Acknowledges despatch of 29
June, and states that the Government sees no necessity to reinforce
the garrison. Believes that the regiment sent to Lower Canada will
soon be discharged from duty there.
Minute: "For the Mail of this Evening if Lord Glenelg should
approve." p. 183
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 94. Acknowledges despatches Nos.
81 and 89, of 14 and 24 July, and states that Lucy Bradley's sentence
may be commuted to imprisonment at hard labour for a protracted
time. Gives reasons for which he feels that the recommendation for
mercy was scarcely justified, and which make it necessary that
exemplary punishment should be inflicted. p. 187
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 95. Acknowledges despatch No. 82,
of 20 August, and states that he has reminded the Postmaster General
of the recommendation that the Deputy Postmaster's salary should
be increased. p. 191
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 96. Acknowledges despatch No. 85,
of 23 July, and states that he has asked the Treasury to permit
indemnification for the financial loss sustained by officers who are
paid from the Crown revenues. He cannot alter the decision given
with respect to the request for the appointment of a private secretary, p. 195
September 4.
[Downing St.]
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 97. Acknowledges despatch No. 88,
of 24 July, and expresses satisfaction at the report on the coal mines.
This wiU be considered if new arrangements are made with the lessees.
The question as to the currency in which the rent is to be paid has
been referred to the Treasury. p. 199
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 98. Transmits an extract of a
letter from the General Post Office. This is to be communicated to
the Assembly, in answer to their proposal for transfer of control of
the provincial Post Office department. [Enclosure not at this place.
See A. 186, p. 259.] p. 203
October 25.
[General Post
Office.]
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 100. Acknowledges despatch No. 92,
of 25 August, and gives reasons for which it does not seem possible to
accede to the request that the negro population should be moved to
more fertUe areas. Calls for certain further information before a
decision is given. p. 207 A. 191
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 101.    Acknowledges despatch No. 93,       1837
of 26 August, and discusses the principles upon which the civU Ust October 31,
question must be settled.    Gives further directions as to the con-Downing st>
stitution of the CouncUs.    Directs him to communicate this despatch
to both branches of the Legislature. p. 211
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  102.    Acknowledges despatch No. November 21.
98, of 28 October, and states that he cannot alter the decision givenlDowmngSt]
in his despatch No. 101, of 31 October, with respect to the request
for increased salaries for the puisne judges. p. 247
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  103.    Transmits copy of a letter November 27.
from the Treasury, respecting the future coUection of rents from thetDowningSt]
General Mining Association.    [Enclosure not at this place.    See A.
186, p. 153.] p. 251
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 104.    Acknowledges despatch No. November 30.
88, of 24 July, and transmits copy of a Treasury letter requiringIDowning St]
returns of coals for each year since the present agreement went into
effect,  and also on the currency rate at which rents should be
paid. p. 255
Memorandum as to No. 105, confirming Acts Nos. 1808, 1833 December 5.
and 1887.    [Titles not given.    See Nova Scotia Despatches, 1837,
Vol. 75, p. 329.] p. 255
SimUar memorandum that Acts 1745 and 1836 are left to their December 7.
operation with exceptions. p. 255
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  107.    Asks whether there is any December 8.
objection to sanctioning the appointment of J. Primrose, as United   0Wlung t]
States Consul at Pictou.
p. 261
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 109. Directs him to pay the pension December ie.
due to Rev. Dr. C. Porter, in accordance with the agreement of owmng t]
1813. p. 265
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 110. Acknowledges despatch No. 79, December 20.
of 12 July, and transmits Treasury authority to restore certain goods owmng *-}
which had been seized from Messrs. Reid and Clarke. p. 269
Unsigned   to   Sir   Colin   Campbell,   No.   111.    Acknowledges December 21.
despatch No. 101, of 8 November, and directs him to consult the I3DowningSt-J
Executive Council as to the claim of J. Lynch to be reimbursed for
the cost of prosecuting his claim to a grant made in 1827. p. 273
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.   113.    Acknowledges despatch of December 28.
10 November, and approves of the arrangements made to support    wn
Sir John Colborne.    Informs him as to mUitary reinforcements which
wiU be sent to HaUfax. p. 277
1838
Unsigned to Campbell, No.  115.    Acknowledges despatch No.Jgluar?'4-gt,
102, of 16 December, and states that the Queen appreciates the loyal    wmng
Address of the Halifax people, and their generosity towards the wives
and chUdren of soldiers who have been sent to Lower Canada,    p. 281
13605—61 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 191
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 116. Acknowledges despatch No.
103, of 16 December, and approves of the Address and answer given
at the dissolution of the late CouncU of Nova Scotia. p. 285
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 117. Acknowledges despatch and
private letter, of 6 and 17 December, and approves of mUitary
measures taken in support of Sir John Colborne, and of the responsi-
bUities assumed by the mUitia. Discusses reinforcements and their
disposition. P- 289
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 118. Transmits copy of a letter
respecting the difficulties of a winter march from the St. Lawrence
to New Brunswick, and trusts that these points wUl be considered in
sending troops to Lower Canada by that route. [Enclosure not at
this place.   See Nova Scotia Despatches, 1838, Vol. 76, p. 19.]    p. 297
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 119. Acknowledges despatch No. 80,
of 13 July, and declares that the statements of Rev. John Stewart,
have shown that it is not practical to assign glebes for Presbyterian
ministers in Cape Breton. He cannot consent to the proposal to
assign them for churches that are already built. Directs him to call
on the Legislature to provide assistance for the religious education
of these people. p. 301
Attached:
(1) Colonial Office memorandum, 12 January, 1836. Discusses
the advisability of the proposal. p. 305
(2) Memorandum, undated [in the handwriting of Mrs. MacKay],
setting out the proposals for granting glebes. p. 309
(3) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 31, Downing St., 20 January,
1836.    [Calendared in A. 185, pt. 1, p. 529.]
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 120. Gives reasons for which
he hopes that the Assembly wiU comply with the request made in
the Chief Justice's memorial, praying for the continuation of his
present emoluments. Her Majesty's Government cannot interfere.
CampbeU is to use his own judgment as to the advisabUity of making
this despatch public. p. 321
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 121. States that the Treasury has
directed the Ordnance to withdraw the claim to be reimbursed for the
cost of firing fog signals. p. 329
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 122. States that the Attorney
General has appealed against the possible reduction of his income.
Expresses a hope that the Assembly wUl continue the former allowance to that officer, but Her Majesty's Government cannot interfere. p. 333
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 123. Transmits copy of a letter
from the Treasury approving of the site selected for a lighthouse on St.
Paul's Island.  [Enclosure not at this place.  See A. 189, p. 315.] p. 337 A. 191 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 |85
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 124.   Refers to CampbeU's despatch      1838
No. 95, of 28 September, and states that the Treasury wiU approve February 4.
of the appointment of J. P. Miner, as tide surveyor at HaUfax, should fDowningjst.]
P. H. Davies be removed from that office.    Gives reasons for which
Customs appointments cannot be considered as colonial offices.    If
Miller, or any other resident receives such an appointment, he must
reaUze that he may be removed to any other station abroad or in
England.    FuU information must be given as to any temporary
appointments that may be made. p. 341
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 125.    Transmits copy of a Treasury February 5.
letter, with drawings of the lanterns for the new lighthouses.    ThelDowningStJ
information as to the bearings of the lights as seen from northward,
is to be transmitted for the information of Trinity House.   [Enclosure
not at this place.    See A. 189, p. 323.] p. 349
Memorandum of despatch No.  126, ah1 owing Acts Nos.  1807 February 7.
and 1817.    [Titles not given.    See Nova Scotia Despatches, 1837,
Vol. 75, p. 67.] p. 353
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 127.    States that the Treasury has February g.
appointed J. P. MUler, to the vacant office of tide surveyor,  at tDownin* St-J
HaUfax. p. 355
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 128.    Acknowledges despatch No. February 8.
104, of 18 December, and states that to avoid expense, the provisions{Dowilillg st,J
for the new CouncUs for Nova Scotia have been inserted in Lord
Durham's commission, which wUl be completed in the course of a
few days. p. 359
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  129.    Transmits Durham's com- February 10.
mission   and   instructions   as   Governor-in-Chief,   and   CampbeU's[3Dowmng St-J
warrant as Lt.-Governor.    As Durham's commission provides for the
new CouncUs, it wiU be sent as soon as possible.    Trusts that it wiU
reach him before the session opens.
Minute: that it was sent to the Admiralty on 10 February, to be
forwarded by H.M.S. Hercules. p. 363
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  130.     Approves of the mUitary February m.
arrangements made to assist Sir John Colborne.    Points out thatIDowning St,]
the reinforcements sent to Campbell wUl amount to about 1,200
men. p. 366
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  131.    Acknowledges despatch of March i.
5 February, and states that the Queen has expressed satisfaction at    wmas
the loyalty shown in the Addresses passed at the opening of the
session. p. 373
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 132. Acknowledges despatch No. 5, j§JJj*^sti
of 18 January, and gives reasons for which A. Seaman's claim to the
grindstone quarries is to be submitted to the new Executive CouncU.
K that body should dissent from the opinion given by the Nova Scotia
Law Officers, Seaman's title should be confirmed without further
reference to England.
Minute: by J. Stephen, 2 March.   Gives reasons for having
drafted the despatch in this manner. p. 377 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 191
March 16.
[Downing St.]
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 133. Acknowledges despatch No. 1,
of 13 January, and states that Mrs. Margaret Anne Howe's petition
has been submitted to the Queen. p. 381
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 134. Transmits copy of a Treasury
letter, and directs him to send the required information as to the rate
at which British silver is received in payment of revenue or Crown
dues. This is necessary before a decision can be made on the claim
of pubUc officers for indemnity for financial loss due to currency
depreciation. [Enclosure not at this place. See A. 189, p.
331.] p. 385-
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 135. Transmits copy of a correspondence with the Board of Trade, and points out that he has
recommended that the repeal of the duties on salted provisions and
wheat should be postponed untU the Legislature shall have made
other provision for the Customs establishment. The necessary
appUcation is to be made to the Assembly. [Enclosure not at this
place.    See Nova Scotia Despatches, 1838, Vol. 76, p. 103.]      p. 389
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 136. Asks whether there would be
any objection to issuing an exequatur for J. D. S. Wolf, as United
States consul, at Sydney. p. 393
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 137. Acknowledges despatch No. 4,
of 17 February, and approves of the steps taken to constitute the
two CouncUs. E. Collins wUl be added to the Executive CouncU.
Cannot agree to the suggestion that Executive CouncUlors should
vacate their seats in the Assembly. Lord Durham's mission wiU
admit of a change in the principles Upon which the Councils are
constituted in all North American provinces. p. 397
Unsigned to Campbell, private. Suggests the expediency of
adding J. Howe and G. R. Young to the Legislature. However, he
would not wish to make such appointments without a knowledge of
CampbeU's views, and an assurance that Howe would accept such an
appointment.    Asks for an early reply. p. 405
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 138. Transmits an extract of a
letter from Lord HU1, respecting the disposition of troops. Directs
him to prepare accommodation for the 11th, 23rd, and 73rd Regiments.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 413
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 139. Transmits copy of a Treasury
letter, on the application that Shelburne should be made a free port
or a free warehousing port. The substance of this should be communicated to those who signed the memorial. [Enclosure not at this
place.    See A. 189, p. 339.] p. 417
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 140. Transmits copy of a letter
from W. H. N. Myers, and requests that information should be
obtained as to C. Hampshire. [Enclosure not at this place. See
A. 180, p. 481.] p. 421
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 141. Transmits additional instructions. Nominating the members of the CouncUs. [Enclosure not
at this place.] p. 425 A. 191
REPORT FOR THE YEAR
87
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  142.    States objections to seven      1838
Nova Scotia Acts.    These are the exemption from colonial duty of April 20.
products bought with the proceeds of Nova Scotia fish or fish oils, P00*™1* st-l
the bounties for tobacco and chocolate manufacture, and for the
incorporating of the Marine Insurance, the HaUfax Whaling, and the
Shubenacadie Canal Companies. p. 429
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 143.    Transmits a note from the Apra 24.
Austrian Ambassador, and directs him to obtain the baptismal certi- lDowmng St-1
ficate of Louise B. Dier, who is said to have been baptized in St.
George's Church, at Halifax, in 1816.    [Enclosure not at this place.
See A. 189, p. 165.] p. 441
Unsigned to CampbeU,  No.   144.    Directs him to send two May 1.
companies of troops to Prince Edward Island, and to give aU possible gowning st.]
assistance to Sir Charles Fitzroy, in the event of a disturbance on the
escheat question. p. 445
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  145.   Acknowledges despatch of May 1.
24 March, and letter of 27 March, and approves of the mUitaryIDowning st']
arrangements   made.    The   questions   raised   have   been already
answered. p. 449
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 146.    Acknowledges despatch No. 7, May 2.
of 10 February, and refers him in reply to his own despatch No. 132, lDowningSt-l
of 2 March, directing. CampbeU to bring A. Seaman's case before
the  Executive  CouncU,   and  to  abide  by  the  decision  of  that
body. p. 453
Unsigned to CampbeU,  No.  147.    Acknowledges despatch of May 2.
19  March,   and  approves  of the  mUitary  arrangements  outlined[Dowmng St-1
therein. p. 457
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 148.    Acknowledges despatch No. 10, May 2.
of 21 March, and states that the Queen appreciates the Address of[Downing st-]
condolence  and  congratulation  which  was  passed  by  the Legislature, p. 461
Unsigned  to   CampbeU,   No.   149.     Directs   him   to   inform May 2.
W. Crane, of New Brunswick, as to the steps taken in Amos Seaman's gowning St.]
case. p. 465
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 150.    States that the Nova Scotia May 2.
request for an immediate survey of the Bay of Fundy, has beentDowmngStl
referred to the Admiralty. p. 469
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 151.   Acknowledges despatch No. 14, May 2.
of 26 March, and directs him to thank the Assembly for the vote of tDowningSt-l
£10,000 to be spent on arms, ammunition, and the organization of the
mUitia, in the event of hostilities. p. 493
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  152.   Acknowledges private and May 2.
confidential despatch of 4 April, and approves of the course taken to lDownin« st-'
give pubUcity to the new constitution of the CouncUs of Nova Scotia.
The instructions have been sent.    Defends the members  of the
Colonial Office staff from the impUcation that they have been giving
information to the Assembly in advance of the communications made PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 191
to the Lt.-Governor. The only way in which this information could
have reached the colony, would be through G. R. Young, who may
not have understood some conversation with regard to the CouncUs.
Glenelg has never made a statement that would have reflected upon
Campbell's choice of members. p. 477
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 153. Acknowledges despatch No. 15,
of 26 March, and refers to his despatch of 4 April in reply to the
question of the indemnification of public officers for losses due to the
depreciation of local currency. Settlement of the rate at which
Crown rents are to be paid awaits an expected communication from
the General Mining Association. p. 481
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 155. Transmits copy of a Treasury
letter, respecting payments made for the Sable Island establishment,
and for the lighthouses at St. Paul's and Scatterie Islands. Requests
the required information as to the Ughthouses. [Enclosure not at
this place.    See A. 189, p. 355.] p. 487
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 156. Acknowledges despatch No. 17,
of 17 April, and approves of his conduct in constituting the CouncUs.
The names of the members have been placed in the additional instructions, p. 491
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 157. Acknowledges despatch No. 27,
of 24 AprU, with the speech on prorogation. p. 495
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 158. Acknowledges despatch No. 24,
of 22 AprU, and directs that the Master of the Rolls should have
precedence next to the Chief Justices, and that the Puisne Judges
should take precedence with the Executive CounciUors, in accordance
with the respective dates of their appointments. p. 499
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 159. Explains the arrangements
that have been made for the mUitary security of New Brunswick.
The allowance for the mUitia cannot be continued as an annual
grant.
Minute: of 5 June, that there is no official correspondence on
this subject, so that this despatch has been founded on a private
letter from Sir Hussey Vivian. p. 503
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 160. Asks whether there would be
any objection to the establishment of a Spanish vice-consulate at
HaUfax. p. 515
Unsigned to Campbell. Acknowledges private letter of 13 May,
and regrets his inabffity to promise either a European appointment,
or a pension, in the event of his retirement from the office of Secretary
of the colony. p. 519
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 161. Acknowledges despatch No. 23,
of 22 April, and states that the Law Officers have reported that the
form of oaths has been fixed by British statute. It is not in the power
of the Government to permit any deviation from this. p. 525 A. 191 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 8S
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  162.    Directs him to inform W.      l838
Sutherland, that the only remedy for his complaint against the Judge June ».
of Vice-Admiralty, is to bring the case before the Judicial Committee lDownin« St-l
of the Privy CouncU. p. 527
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 164.    Transmits copy of a letter June 23.
from Viscount Palmerston,  on the appointment of United States[Downingstl
consuls at Sydney and Pictou.    H CampbeU considers that the fees
are excessive, he should report.    [Enclosure not at this place.    See
A. 189, p. 185.] p. 531
Unsigned to Campbell, private and confidential.    Acknowledges July 5..
private and confidential letter of 21 April, and approves of the course fDowmng St-l
taken on the proposed appointment of J. Howe to the Legislative
CouncU.    The objections to the appointment of G. R. Young are
entitled to considerable weight, and no course of action wUl be
prescribed.
Minute: of 7 June, "Let this wait." p. 535
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 165.    Acknowledges despatch No. 30, July 10.
of 2 May, and gives authority to pay James Lynch the amount arisingfDowmng |3
from the sale of the land claimed by him, and also to give him a free
grant of 200 acres of Crown land.    Trusts that precautions have been
taken in the Crown Lands Department to prevent simUar errors for
the future. p. 539
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 166.    Directs him to comply withjuiysu.
such mUitary requisitions as the Earl of Durham may make.    p. 547 iDowning.st.]
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 167.    Informs him that the Ught-Juiy225.
house equipment has been shipped. p. 551 lDownin«^t-l
Unsigned to CampbeU,  No.   168.    Directs him  to prosecute August^.
inquiries as to the whereabouts of W. Bishop, who is said to have been lDownin8-St-J
in CampbeU's service. p. 555
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 169.    Acknowledges despatch No. 18, August 2.
of 18 April, and transmits the Treasury decision on the application   owmng *'
from the Shubenacadie Canal Co. for further aid.    Every facility is
to be given to the. Engineer Officer, who wUl inspect the work.
[Enclosure not at this place.   See A. 189, p. 395.] p. 559
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 170. Acknowledges despatch No. 35, August^.
of 4 July, and directs him to thank those who have passed congratu- owmng-
latory Addresses on the Queen's coronation. p. 563
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 171.    Transmits copy of a Treasury August^.
letter, on that part of the Assembly's Address, which requests the    wmng
extension of the free port system to every port in Nova Scotia.
[Enclosure not at this place.   See A. 189, p. 407.] p. 567
Unsigned to CampbeU,  separate.   Acknowledges despatch of August 22.
20 July, and states that a regiment wUl be sent from the West Indies[Dowmng- *-]
to HaUfax. p. 571 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 191
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 173. Transmits copy of a Treasury-
correspondence with C. R. Fairbanks [respecting the Shubenacadie
Canal].    [Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 189, p. 417.]       p. 575
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 174. States that the Admiralty
cannot consent to a separate survey of the Bay of Fundy. That area
wUl be covered in Capt. H. W. Bayfield's general survey, which is
now in progress. P- 579
Unsigned to Campbell, No.
the loyal Address from Pictou.
175.
Directs him to acknowledge
p. 583
September 13.
[Downing St.]
September 29.
[Downing St.]
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 176. Directs him to inform Rev.
W. Sutherland, that there are no funds from which a pension could
be granted to him. p. 587
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 177. States that the new commission
for the trial of offences on the high seas, has been sent. p. 591
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 178. Gives instructions as to the
payment of the stipend due to Rev. J. S. Clarke, who is to be replaced.
Minute: of 6 September, that the Treasury must be notified as
to the latter part of this arrangement. ' p 595.
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 179. Acknowledges despatch No. 21,
of 21 AprU, and replies to the Address of Assembly on the composition
of the CouncUs, and the surrender of the revenues. Gives reasons for
which he cannot advise the Queen to make any change in the composition of the CouncUs. Adheres to the principles upon which the
civU list question must be settled, and withdraws the offer to surrender
these revenues untU such time as a fixed grant of £4,700 is granted for
this purpose. This must be made for a period of not less than ten
years. The matter of the Customs has been referred to the Commissioners for their report. [The last section of this draft has been
scored through.] p. 599
Unsigned to CampbeU, separate. Refers to despatch No. 179,
of this day, and discusses further points with respect to financial
questions at issue in the Address of Assembly. An annual vote
cannot be permitted. States the proposed division of the sum
demanded in settlement of the civU list question, and the various
points in connection with the salaries to be paid out of it, as well as
giving reasons for declining to include certain other salaries. This
list is to take effect as of 1 January, 1839, whether the Assembly passes
a BUl or not. If the BUl is passed, then the other officers who have
been paid from the Crown revenues must look to the Legislature for
their remuneration. p. 619
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 180. States that the Treasury
presumes that the question of the mine rent has been settled by the
information conveyed in Glenelg's despatch of 27 November.
Transmits an extract of a Treasury letter, declining to permit the
indemnification of civU officers for losses [due to currency depreciation].
[Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 189, p. 481.] p. 643
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 181. States that C. R. Fairbanks'
leave has been extended until 26 January, 1839. p. 647 A. 191
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 182.   Acknowledges despatches Nos.      1*3*
29 and 31, of 1 and 4 May, and states that he cannot consent to grant October 1,
fixed salaries to the Commissioner of Crown Lands and the Surveyor [Downing St.]
General.    These officers may continue to deduct the percentages to
which they are entitled under their warrants of appointment.   Consent
would be given to a local Act for commutation of these percentages,
provided that the arrangement made would be equitable. p. 651
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 183.    Transmits copy of a further October 4.
letter from the Treasury, on the Shubenacadie Canal.    AdditionallDowmng sti
assistance wUl depend upon the Ordnance report.    Asks whether
funds could be raised by the sale of Crown property.    [Enclosure not
at this place.    See A. 189, p. 433.] p. 659
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 184.   Acknowledges despatch No. 25, October 10.
of 23 April, and directs him to consult the Legislature as to the[Downing st-]
proposed repeal of duties on salted provisions, wheat, and flour.
The Treasury has decided to postpone action pending this reference, p. 663
Unsigned to Campbell, No.  185.    Transmits copy of a corre- October 16,
spondence on the Nova Scotia Post Office Act.    This Act cannot be   owmng
confirmed as Lord Durham is expected to devise a plan for the future
regulation of post office communication for all the provinces.    [Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 189, p. 543.]
Minute: that this was sent to Durham in despatch No. 119, of
20 October. p. 667
Unsigned to CampbeU, private.    Gives instructions as to con-October
veyance for Lord Durham's return to England.
p. 671
[Downing St.]
Unsigned to Campbell, No.  186.    States that in view of the October 30^
explanations given in despatch No. 40, of 20 July, the Treasury wUl   own
not hold him further accountable for bUls drawn for the erection of
the Ughthouses, it being understood that due precautions wUl be
taken for the accounting.    Directions wiU be given for the payment
of future bUls on this account. p. 675
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 187. Acknowledges despatch No. 16, mo^niSgst'i
of 26 March, and states that an armed force wUl be stationed to
protect the fisheries, and that H.M. Minister at Washington has been
instructed to secure the cooperation of the United States Government.
The Admiralty wUl send a smaU vessel at the opening of the season,
but the commanders of such vessels may not overstep the treaty
bounds.    Every assistance is to be given to them. p. 679
Unsigned   to   CampbeU,   confidential.    Transmits   copy   of   a November 5.
Foreign Office letter, with law reports on the fisheries, and a copy   owmng *"3
of the instructions which have been given to  H.M. Minister at
Washington.    [Enclosure not at this place.   See A. 189, p. 193.]  p. 683
the payment made to Lt.-Col. J. J. Snodgrass, for the time that hel
administered the government of Nova Scotia. p. 687 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 191
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.  190.    Asks whether there is any
November24.   objection to the grant of an exequatur to G. Creighton, as Spanish
[Downing St.]   Vice-Consul at Halifax.
p. 691
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 191. Acknowledges despatch of
16 October, and reports on measures taken to supply the required
reinforcements.
Minute: "Immediate." ■ p. 695
Unsigned to  Campbell,  separate.    States  that
regiment may possibly be sent from Jamaica.
additional
p. 701
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 192. Transmits copy of a Treasury
letter, giving authority to pay the debt incurred by certain officers for
accoutrements for the Halifax militia. Authority is also given to
spend a small sum on the provincial mUitia, if it should be caUed into
service. p. 705
Unsigned to Campbell No. 193. Gives approval of mUitary
arrangements made in support of Sir John Colborne. Despatch No.
191, of 6 December, has given information as to reinforcements,  p. 709
December 21.
[Downing St.]
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 194. States that L. M. Wilkins'
leave has been extended for three months. Directs him to consult
the Chief Justice as to the appointment of WUkins' son, as Queen's
Counsel, and as to the advisabUity of conferring that distinction on
any other persons. p. 713
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 195. Transmits Order-in-Council
leaving certain Nova Scotia Acts to then* operation. [Enclosure not
at this place. See Nova Scotia Despatches, 1838, Vol. 76, p.
597]. p. 717
Nova Scotia, A. 192
MAJOR-GENERAL SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1839
January 4,
Government
House.
CampbeU to Glenelg. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 184 to 192,
of dates from 10 October to 6 December, confidential despatch of
5 November, two circulars of 30 November and 1 December, and a
separate despatch of 6 December. p. 5
CampbeU to Glenelg. Acknowledges despatches No. 191 and
separate of 5 December. Reports on the mUitary arrangements made
in support of Sir John Colborne, and the mUitary needs of his
command.
Minute: by Stephen, directs that the draft answer should
acknowledge and approve of this, and gives reasons for which no
notice should be taken of the demand for artUlery reinforcements, p. 9 A. 192
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached:
1839
[Draft.]
p. 13
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 204, 7 February, 1839.
Acknowledges despatch, and approves of the course taken.
CampbeU  to  Secretary  of  State.   Acknowledges   circular   of January 9,
30 November, and transmits a letter respecting returns of seamen and      ax'
marines who have been sent to hospital from 1830 to 1836.
Minute: Copy to Admiralty, 14 February, 1839. p. 17
Enclosed:
J. EUiott [Surgeon of the Forces] to Lt. A. W. CampbeU [MUitary
Secretary], HaUfax, 12 January, 1839. Reports that such returns
are to be found only on the books of the various regimental hospitals.
No such units are in the colony at the present time. About 12 men
have been sent in each of the past two years. Their names wUl
appear on the returns of hospital expenses made to the War
Office. p. 19
CampbeU  to   Glenelg,   No.   1.    Transmits  a   memorial  from January 10,
S. W. Deblois, Marshal of Vice-Admiralty, praying for continuanceHalifax-
of his right to appoint deputies.    This power has been left out of his
renewed commission.
Minute: by G. WUder, 11 February, that the Admiralty have
left this power out of aU commissions except that of Vice-Admiral,
but it is not intended to interfere with his right to appoint assistants, p. 25
Enclosed:
Memorial, HaUfax, January 2, 1839.
Sub-enclosure:
p. 37
H. B. Swabey [Deputy Registrar of Admiralty] to Deblois,
Doctors' Commons, 21 July, 1839. States that Deblois must pay
the fees for his new patent, and give directions as to its disposal,   p. 45
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty].
[Draft.] Transmits copy of the above despatch and requests to be
informed as to how it should be answered. Asks consideration for
CampbeU's request that S. G. W. Archibald should be confirmed in his
appointment as King's Advocate and Proctor of Vice-Admiralty at
Halifax. p. 27
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 5, 9 March, 1839. Transmits
copy of an Admiralty letter on Deblois' request for the power to
appoint deputies. [Enclosure not at this place. See A. 194, p.
11.] p. 33
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 2, Requests Admiralty recognition of January n,
the appointment of S. G. W. Archibald as Advocate General of Vice- Halifax-
Admiralty and King's Proctor.    This appointment is dated 1 October,
1831, and has just been renewed.   No salary is attached to these
offices, which have been Uttle more than nominal.
Minute: of 8 February, for reference to the Admiralty.       p. 52 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 192
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, 25 AprU, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits copy
of an Admiraltv letter, confirming this appointment. [Enclosure not
at this place.    See A. 194, p. 19.] p. 53
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 3. Transmits copy of the speech and
addresses on opening the session, and of the message sent to the
Assembly with Glenelg's despatch No. 179, on the composition of the
CouncUs, etc.    [Speech not at this place.] p. 57
Enclosed:
(1) Address of the Legislative Council.
(2) Address of Assembly.
(3) Message, 17 January, 1839.
p. 71
p. 79
p. 83
1839.     [Draft.]
p. 61
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 205, 7 February,
Acknowledges above despatch.
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 4. Recommends W. Sims for the office
of sub-collector at Pictou, which office is vacant due to the recent
death of Howard.    Sims' office of waiter, searcher, and tide
surveyor at Halifax, is being fiUed by J. G. Bagg, third acting clerk
of the Customs.    Asks for confirmation of these appointments.
Minute: of 8 February, for reference to the Treasury. p. 91
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 2. [Draft.] Transmits Treasury
letter appointing Sims to be sub-collector at Digby, and confirming
Bagg's appointment at Halifax. [Enclosure not at this place. See
A. 194, p. 253.] p. 95
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Introduces S. Cunard.
Minute: by  Glenelg,  that  this  should  be  given  to  his  successor, p. 97
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 5. Transmits copy of a letter from
Amos Seaman, who has received letters patent for the grindstone
quarries at Minudie. p. 101
Enclosed:
Seaman to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary], Minudie, 14
December, 1838. Acknowledges letters patent and expresses pleasure
at the area added, and at the wish to make him a magistrate. States
his intention to submit a plan for development of the Crown reefs,
and requests that this letter be sent to the Colonial Secretary,    p. 103
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 6. Transmits copies of two petitions
from Dr. Abraham Gesner, for right to develop unspecified mines in
Cumberland Co. The Council has regarded these petitions as too
vague to justify serving notice to the General Mining Association.
Minute: by J. Stephen, of 28 March, giving directions for
reference to the Treasury. p. 109 A. 192 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Enclosed:
(1) Memorial, St. John, 24 September, 1838.
(2) Memorial, St. John, 22 December, 1838.
p. 125
p. 129
Sub-enclosure:
Lease of mines in Westfield Co. New Brunswick to Moses
Perley, 16 July, 1838. p. 133
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary, Treasury], 10 AprU, 1839.
[Draft.] Transmits copy of the above despatch, and requests a
decision on this matter, as weU as information as to the way in which
it should be answered. p. 113
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 17, 24 May, 1839. [Draft.]
States that the Treasury has caUed for a legal opinion on this
subject. p. 173
(3) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 27, 20 June, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of a Treasury letter, giving the result of the legal
reference.   [Enclosure not at this place.   See A. 194, p. 277.]    p. 119
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 7. Explains the circumstances under
which he recommends that £150 should be granted from the coal
revenue to the church at Sydney.
Minute: by Stephen, of 28 March.    Gives directions respecting February 5,
reference to the Treasury and to H. Labouchere; and Labouchere's Halifax-
approval of 2 April. p. 141
Enclosed:
Petition from the Rector, churchwardens and vestry, undated, p. 153
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Baring, 10 April, 1839. [Draft.] Recommends
compUance with the above request. p. 145
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 14, 4 May, 1839. [Draft.] Gives
authority to make this payment. p. 147
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 8.   Transmits account of the casual February 6,
revenue.    Gives an abstract.   As no civU Ust has been provided,     iax'
payments wUl be made in accordance with the separate despatch of
27 September.  Discusses the revenue received from the mines,   p. 157
Enclosed:
(1) Account.
(2) Returns of the mines.
p. 183
p. 169 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 192
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Baring, 11 AprU, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits
copy of above despatch, and requests an opinion as to the duty on
siitings of slack coal. Sends also copy of the despatch as to the
disposal of the surplus of the Crown revenue.    [See below.]       p. 165
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 9, 7 April, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and expresses satisfaction at the state
of the revenue. Directions as to the disposal of the surplus will not
be sent untU CampbeU has reported on the events of the session. The
question of the the duty on siftings has been referred to the
Treasury. p. 161
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 9. Transmits recommendation of
G. T. Solomon, whom he has appointed sub-collector at Lunenburgh,
in place of A. S. Bruce who has been superannuated. Trusts that the
appointment will be confirmed. p. 191
Enclosed:
T. N. Jeffery [Collector] to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary of
the Colony], Custom House, Halifax, 21 January, 1839. Recommends Solomon. p. 193
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 10. Acknowledges despatch No. 194,
of 21 December, and transmits copy of a letter from B. Halliburton,
the Chief Justice, opposing the appointment of Queen's Counsels in
Nova Scotia. p. 199
Enclosed:
Halliburton to George, HaUfax, 25 February, 1839.
Attached:
p. 209
(1) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 8, 4 AprU, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and concurs in views expressed therein.
L. Wilkins wUl be informed. p. 203
(2) Unsigned to L. Wilkins, 9 AprU, 1839. [Draft.] Regrets
that it is not possible to appoint Wilkins' son to the office of Queen's
Counsel. p. 207
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 11. Transmits copies of the resolutions
and address of the Legislature and praises the loyalty that pervades
the colony, which would readUy afford help to New Brunswick against
Maine. p. 215
place.]
Enclosed:
Resolutions   of   Assembly.
[Other   enclosures   not   at   this
p. 225
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 7, 2 AprU, 1839. [Draft.] Acknowledges above despatch, and expresses satisfaction at the loyalty shown.
Trusts that it wUl not be necessary to go to the aid of New Bruns
wick.
.217 A. 192 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 I
CampbeU  to  Glenelg.     Transmits  a letter from  S.   G.   W.      1839
Archibald, Speaker of Assembly, which shows the goodwUl which February 28,
now permeates that body.   Thinks that they would be willing toHaB£a:L
rescind the resolutions and instructions to delegates.    Is going to
take steps to get the mUitia ready, as he anticipates trouble between
Maine and New Brunswick.    Discusses mUitary arrangements, p. 231
Enclosed:
Archibald to CampbeU, Speaker's Chamber, Halifax, 27 February,
1839.
Minute: by Stephen, of 25 March, that this should be communicated to the Foreign Office. p. 241
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to J. Backhouse [Secretary: Foreign Office], 3 April,
1839.   [Draft.]   Transmits copy of above letter. p. 239
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, separate, 3 January, 1839. [Draft.]
States that it wiU not be possible to spare a second regiment from
Jamaica. p. 235
CampbeU to Glenelg.    Reports the arrival of the 69th Regiment. February 28,
He has authorized Major-Gen. Sir John Harvey to caU out the militia HaIifax-
and volunteers if necessary.   Trusts that trouble wUl not ensue, as
the United States might support the Maine Legislature.    Reinforcements would be required. p. 247
Enclosed:
(1) Harvey to CampbeU, Fredericton, 22 February, extract.
Asks for aid. p. 269
(2) Harvey to CampbeU, Fredericton, 27 February, 1839,
extract. p. 271
Sub-enclosure:
Newspaper extract as to the disputed territory. p. 273
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 199, 3 January, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges despatch of 12 December, discusses reinforcements.
MUitia or Volunteer Corps may be embodied for three months
service. p. 255
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 10, 9 AprU, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges despatch of 28 February, and approves of the measures
taken. Agrees that preparations must be made. Is satisfied that
the 69th Regiment has arrived, and hopes that the 37th has come.
The recruits for the 36th Regiment wUl go directly to St. Johns,  p. 265
Glenelg to the Marquis of Normanby  [Secretary of State]. March i
Transmits a private letter from Sir Colin CampbeU. p. 189
13605—7 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 192
Enclosed:
CampbeU to Glenelg, private, Halifax, 12 February, 1839.
Declares that there is little prospect that a civU list wUl be voted, so
that he intends to follow the instructions given in the despatch of
27 September. Reports that he decUned to give the Assembly copies
of his despatches on the Councils. Messrs. Young and Huntingdon
have been appointed delegates of the Assembly to pursue the disputes
in England. Expresses regret at the resolutions and the instructions
given to these delegates. Transmits these, together with newspapers.
[Enclosures not at this place.] p. 185
Campbell to Glenelg. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 193 to 195,
two circulars of 14 and 31 December, Nos. 196 to 199, and a separate
despatch of 1 to 3 January, 1839. p. 281
Campbell to Glenelg, No. 12. Transmits and recommends
compliance with the memorial of T. N. Jeffery for the appointment of
Registrar of Vice-Admiralty. He is the son of the Collector of
Customs.
Minute: by Stephen, of 28 March, that this should be communicated to the Admiralty. p. 285
Enclosed:
Memorial, HaUfax, 2 March, 1839.
Sub-enclosure:
Testimonials to T. N. Jeffery, Sr., 1834.
Attached:
p. 297
p. 301
(1) Unsigned to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty],
8 April, 1839.    [Draft.]    Transmits above despatch and states that
Lord Normanby has had no notice of the resignation of Hood,
who formerly held the office. p. 289
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 11, 15 AprU, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and transmits copy of an Admiralty
letter.    [Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 194, p. 15.] p. 291
Campbell to Glenelg. Transmits copy of information from Sir
John Harvey.    [Enclosure not at this place.]
Minute: by Stephen, of 28 March, that this should be communicated immediately to the Foreign Office. p. 319
Campbell to Secretary of State. Transmits copy of a confidential
despatch from Sir John Harvey, and explains the steps which he took
to send aid to New Brunswick. Thinks that the steps taken by
Harvey, and to which he objected, wUl have been expansive.
Minute: by Stephen, 16 May, as to steps to be taken in this
mUitary dispute between CampbeU and Harvey. p. 311
Enclosed:
Harvey to CampbeU, confidential, Fredericton, 16 March, 1839.
Sends duplicate of his despatch to the British Government so as to
enable Campbell to offer observations on it, states that he has met A. 192
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Gen. W. Scott in a friendly spirit.    The two additional companies of     1839
the 69th Regiment wiU be sent to the frontier.    It is difficult to
restrain the militia.    A despatch from H.M. Minister at Washington
has not arrived.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 315
CampbeU to Secretary of State.    Transmits copy of a letter Aprils;
from Sir John Harvey giving the latest inteffigence from New Bruns- HaUfax~
wick, as weU as of letters to Lord Fitzroy Somerset, and Commodore
Douglas, commanding H.M. ships in the West Indies.
Minute: by Stephen, 16 May, as to the steps that should be
taken. p. 319
Enclosed:
(1) CampbeU to Lord Fitzroy Somerset [Secretary at the Horse
Guard], HaUfax, 27 March, 1839. Transmits papers on the disputed
territory, and on the agreement between Harvey and General W.
Scott. Reports the preparations made, and the need for reinforcements, p. 323
(2) Harvey to Campbell, Fredericton, 23 March, 1839.      p. 327
(3) CampbeU to Douglas, HaUfax, 20 March, 1839.
naval protection.
Asks for
p. 331
CampbeU to the Marquis of Normanby [Secretary of State], Aprils,
No. 13. Transmits copy of the resolution of the Legislative Council ™tf"'
on the proposed repeal of the duties on salted provisions and wheat.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, that this should be communicated to the Treasury. p. 335
Enclosed:
Resolution, 28 March, 1839.
p. 337
CampbeU to Normanby,   No.  14.   Transmits Address of the Apra 7,
Legislative CouncU, on the state of the Province. Halifax.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, that this cannot be answered
until   the delegates  arrive.     MeanwhUe   it   is   to   be   acknowl-
p. 343
Enclosed:
(1) Address, 2 April, 1839.
(2) Resolution, 2 April, 1839.
p. 347
p. 341
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 15. Transmits copy of his speech April 8,
on prorogation. The Acts and Journals wiU be transmitted as soon Hali£ax-
as possible. p. 377
Enclosed:
Speech, 4 April, 1839.
Attached:
p. 381
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 15.    [Draft.]   Acknowledges above
despatch. p. 379
13605—7£ PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 192
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 16. Transmits copy of the Address
and resolutions which the Assembly have entrusted to their delegates.
Gives his views with respect to the subjects on which the Assembly
complains.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May. That this is one of the
despatches that cannot be answered tiU after the arrival of the
delegate. A collection of such despatches with a short minute should
be made for Lord Normanby. p. 385
Enclosed:
(1) Address.
(2) Resolutions.
p. 485
p. 491
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 34, Downing St., 31 August,
1839. [Draft.] Acknowledges despatches Nos. 14 and 16, of 7 and 8
AprU, and transmits copies of the correspondence with the delegates
of both the Legislative CouncU and the Assembly, with whom he has
also had discussions. Goes into the question of the civU list on which
he had adopted the decision given in Lord Glenelg's despatch of
27 September, 1838. Treats of the composition of the Councils and
refuses to make any change in the Legislative CouncU, but trusts that
CampbeU may find it possible to offer seats in the Executive CouncU
to some of the leading members of the Assembly. The delegates have
been placed in touch with other departments on the matters of the
Post Office, insurance companies, and bounties. Transmits correspondence over the Customs question. Steps have been taken to
protect the fisheries. States the principles upon which assent may
be given to a BUl to regulate Crown land sales. The oaths have been
again submitted to the Law Officers, and the case of merchant seamen
to the Queen's Advocate. The School Reserves Bill will be treated
in a later despatch, since discussions have taken place, but the BUl
only arrived on 5 August. It has not been possible to decide on the
Real Estate BUl for the same reason. [Enclosures not at this place.
See A. 195.]
Minutes: (A) of 13 August, that perhaps it should be communicated to the Cabinet; (B) of 26 August, that it has been
adopted. p. 409
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, September, 1839. [Draft.] Gives
directions as to payment of the expenses of delegates to England.
[This draft has marginal notes as to the dangers and difficulties of the
situation, with a note that it must be referred to the Treasury. There
are also directions to re-copy it as a draft.] p. 443
(3) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 3, Downing St., 11 September,
1839.    [Draft.]    [This is the completed draft of the above despatch.]
Minute: by Stephen, of 9 September, that it is not strictly true
that the delegates were not invited. This is marked as approved by
Lord John RusseU. p. 451
(4) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 5, 24 September, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of a Treasury letter respecting the Post Office, and
directs that it should be communicated to the Treasury.     C. P. A. 192
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Thomson's attention has been drawn to the last paragraph.    [En-      183
closure not at this place.    See A. 194, p. 343.] p. 459
(5) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 6, 25 September, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits Treasury letter, respecting the increase of the number of
free ports.    [Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 194.] p. 355
(6) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 10, 28 October, 1839. [Draft.]
States that further information has been required from the Customs
before a decision wUl be reached on opening either Pugwash, WaUace
or Tatmagouche as a port of entry for United States or British colonial
vessels. p. 467
(7) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 7, 29 September, 1839. [Draft.]
States that the Law Officers see no reason to alter the decision already
given with respect to the form of the oath. p. 469
(8) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 19, 27 November, 1839. [Draft.]
Disallows the Merchant Seaman Act, since the Law Officers have
reported that it is beyond the competence of the Nova Scotia Legislature to alter the jurisdiction of the court of Vice-Admiralty, which
is an Imperial court. Transmits Orders-in-CouncU for this purpose,
and for confirming the Acts for confirming certain land titles in Cape
Breton, and for regulating elections. [Enclosures not at this place.
See Nova Scotia Despatches, Vol. 78, p. 331.] p. 473
(9) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 33, Downing St., 9 February,
1840. [Draft.] Permits operation of the Act to incorporate the
Marine Insurance Company, although the amendments are not so
extensive as could have been wished. The Act concerning drawbacks
wUl be confirmed, but must not be renewed without amendment or
exception. An Act granting a drawback on cocoa made from foreign
chocolate may be passed for two or three years only. p. 477
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 17.    Transmits extract from the Apra 9,
Journal of the Legislative CouncU, on the subject of the payment of Ha3ifax*
delegates to England.    Reports on the proceedings on this question.
Sends copy of his message to the Assembly, regretting that he could
not comply with their request to advance funds from the Treasury.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May. Answer to express hope of
settlement, and to approve of Campbell's decision. p. 511
Enclosed:
(1) Extract, 18 March to 4 AprU, 1839.
p. 519
(2) Message to Assembly, 4 April, 1839.
Attached:
p. 531
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 16, 23 May, 1839.   [Draft.]   RepUes
to above despatch in terms of the minute thereon. p. 515
CampbeU to Secretary of State.   Acknowledges despatches and Apra 9
circulars, Nos. 200 to 206 and 1 to 6, of dates from 8 January to
6 March, 1839. p. 535 102
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 192
Campbell to Normanby, No. 18. Gives additional reasons
against the surrender of the Crown revenues.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, that this question has been
virtuaUy settled, but this is also one of the despatches that cannot be
answered untU after the arrival of the delegates. p. 539
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 19. Acknowledges notification of
Normanby's appointment, and promises to keep him informed and
to obey instructions. p. 547
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 20. Transmits a memorial from
the Nova Scotia Society for the encouragement of trade and manufactures.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, that this should be recommended to the Treasury. p. 552
Enclosed:
Memorial praying for fishery protection, and the prevention of
smuggling, as well as for amendments to the Act 3 & 4 WUUam IV,
cap. 69. p. 559
Sub-enclosures:
(i) Report of the sub-committee on the protection of the fishery
and revenues, Halifax, 11 April, 1839. p. 563
(U) Report of the sub-committee on Imperial duties, Halifax,
12 March, 1839. p. 567
(in) Extract of Normanby's despatch,
with respect to protection of the fisheries.
No.
34, 31 August, 1839,
p. 571
(iv) Extract of a letter from the delegates of the Assembly to
Normanby, 11 July, 1839, on fishery protection. p. 575
Attached:
Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary to the Treasury], 2 July, 1839 .
Transmits copy of above despatch, and recommends compUance if it
is possible. p. 553
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 21. Transmits, explains and
recommends a memorial from S. G. W. Archibald for relief, in consequence of the reduction of his salary.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, that this must await the arrival
of the delegates. p. 577
Enclosed:
Archibald to Campbell, HaUfax, 10 April, 1839.
Attached:
p. 585
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 31, 8 August, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above tax, and regrets his inabUity to assist Archibald. p. 579 A. 192
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Secretary of State.    Transmits letter from Major-     1839
Gen. Sir John Harvey, with respect to the military opinion with Apra is,
Harvey on that subject. n_m__.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, that this should be sent for the
Commander-in-Chief's opinion. p. 589
Enclosed:
Harvey to CampbeU, Fredericton, 7 April,
Attached:
1839.
p. 601
Unsigned to Lord Fitzroy Somerset [Secretary at the Horse
Guards], 24 May, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits above despatch and
other papers. Asks for the Commander-in-Chief's report on the
future defence of New Brunswick.   [Papers not at this place.]   p. 597
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 22. Transmits an Address and Apra is,
resolutions of the Legislative CouncU, and reports that he wiU selectHalifax-
two delegates from the Legislative CouncU to proceed to England.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, for approval of this, and to
express the hope that the Legislature wUl meet the expense.     p. 609
Enclosed:
(1) Resolutions, 2 AprU, 1839.
(2) Address, 2 April, 1839.
p. 617
p. 621
(3) S. B. Robie [Speaker] to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary of
the Colony], 16 AprU, 1839. Transmits resolution which was under
consideration when prorogation took place. p. 625
Sub-enclosure:
Resolution.
Attached:
p. 627
[Draft.]
RepUes
p. 613
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 18, 24 May, 1839.
to above despatch in terms of the minute thereon.
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 23.   Transmits a memorial fromAprai7,
T. and Piers, rope manufacturers, praying for a specific duty instead
of the existing ad valorem duty on foreign cordage.    Sends also a
copy of the despatch that he wrote on this subject on 18 May, 1835.
Minute: by Stephen, 16 May, as to the sending of such documents to the Board of Trade. p. 633
1838.
Enclosed:
(1) Memorial, 16 April, 1839.
(2) CampbeU   to   Secretary
8.
Attached:
of   State,    HaUfax,
p. 649
18    May,
p. 643
(1) Unsigned to D. Le Marchant [Secretary of the Board of
Trade], 30 May, 1839.    [Draft.]    Refers to above memorial,    p. 635 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 192
(2) Unsigned to Le Marchant, 30 May, 1839. [Draft.] Explains
that the memorial to the Board of Trade was stamped by mistake. P- 636
(3) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 24, 12 June, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits letter from the Board of Trade, in reply to this memorial.
[Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 194, p. 61.] p. 641
Campbell to Normanby, No. 24. Transmits and recommends
consideration of J. W. Johnston's application to be appointed as
Queen's Proctor and as Advocate and Proctor of Vice-Adrniralty, if
these offices should not be conferred on S. G. W. Archibald.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 May, that reference to the Admiralty
must be confined to the offices to which Archibald has not been
appointed. •   p. 653
Enclosed:
Johnston to CampbeU, Halifax, 16 April, 1839.
p. 665
Sub-enclosure:
Recommendation.
p. 667
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty],
29 May, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits above memorial and recommends
that as the former office has been granted to Archibald, the latter
may be conferred on Johnston. p. 661
(2) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 23, 7 June, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and transmits copy of an Admiralty
letter on this subject. [Enclosure not at this place. See A. 194,
p. 23.] p. 657
CampbeU to Normanby. Reports the arrival of the 37th
Regiment, which lacks 118 men. Sir Lionel Smith wUl send the
8th Regiment, when transport is available.
Minute: of 16 May, that this should be communicated to the
Admiralty and the Horse Guards. p. 669
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 20, 6 June, 1839. Reports that
120 men are ready to embark, in order to complete the 37th Regiment, p. 671
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 25. Acknowledges circular of 23
February, with the warrant for the use of the new seal. Returns the
old seal. p. 677 A. 193
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Nova Scotia, A. 193
MAJOR-GENERAL SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1839
CampbeU to Normanby.   Acknowledges despatches Nos. 5 to 8, May 3
of 9 and 22 March, 2 and 4 AprU.
p. 5*
CampbeU to Normanby. Transmits memorial from Capt. May 4,
Thomas Crawley, for mdemnification for loss of fees as SurveyorHa1ifax-
General of Cape Breton.    Explains this and recommends it. p. 9
Enclosed:
Memorial.
Attached:
p. 45
(1) Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary: Treasury], 14 August,
1839. [Draft.] Transmits copy of the above despatch and of the
intended answer.    [See No. 2.] p. 15
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 33, 31 August, 1839. [Draft.]
Discusses this case and proposes a solutions p. 17
(3) Memorandum on this case, 25 June, 1839.
p. 25
(4) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 202, 2 February, 1839. [Draft.]
States that he has referred H. W. Crawley's letter on steam navigation
to the Admiralty. p. 33
(5) Unsigned to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty],
February, 1839. [Draft.] Refers Crawley's letter on steam navigation.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 33
(6) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 3, 28 February, 1839. [Draft.]
Regrets inabffity to comply with Crawley's request for indemnification
for financial loss. p. 37
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 27.    Transmits the bill of costs for May 10,
the prosecution of Joseph Reid, who intruded on grindstone reefs atHaUfax#
the Ragged Islands.   Asks for establishment of regulations for the
payments due to the Law Officers in such cases.
Minute: of 11 June, that this should be regulated by the
Assembly, Lord Normanby thinks that the claims are well
founded. p. 53
Enclosed:
(1) S. G. W. Archibald [Attorney General] to Sir Rupert D.
George [Secretary of the Colony], Halifax, 6 May, 1839. Reports on
costs. p. 65
(2) BUl of costs.
p. 67 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 193
(3) J. W. Johnston [SoUcitor General] to George, Halifax, 10
May, 1839. Discusses remuneration for professional services hi
prosecutions. p. 73
(4) Archibald to Campbell, HaUfax, 9 May, 1839.
p. 77
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 26,15 June, 1839. [Draft.] Acknowledges above despatch. Agrees that the principle should be fixed, but
directs him to refer it to the Legislature. p. 59
Campbell to Normanby, No. 28. Transmits a letter from the
Chief Justice, B. HaUiburton, asking for a decision on his requests
that his emoluments should be placed at £1,200 for the remainder of
his life.
Minute: of 11 June, that this is under discussion with the
delegates. p. 81
Enclosed:
HaUiburton to Normanby, Halifax, 11 May, 1839. p. 89
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 32, 18 August, 1839. [Draft.]
Expresses regret at his inabUity to comply with this request, but
trusts that the Assembly wUl do so. p. 85
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 29. Reports that he has appointed
A. Stewart and L. WUkins as delegates to England on behalf of the
Legislative CouncU. p. 93
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 30. States that he has drawn
£1,000 for the Ughthouses. Reminds him that £1,000 or £1,500
wiU be needed and asks that provision be made for this. Transmits
letter from Capt. T. Maynard as to the requirement and the hope
of completion.
Minute: by Stephen, of 24 June, that this should be communicated to the Treasury. p. 97
Enclosed:
Maynard to George, HaUfax, 30 May, 1839.
p. 105
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 28, 8 July, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and transmits copy of a Treasury
letter. This has been partly answered by the despatch. [Enclosure
not at this place.    See A. 194, p. 315.] p. 101
(2) Unsigned to G. J. Pennington [Treasury], 12 July, 1839.
[Draft.] Transmits copy of despatch No. 30, of 18 May, and states
that a copy of the Treasury letter of 29 June wiU be sent to CampbeU. . p. 103 A. 193
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
) tO 13, May
p. 113^
(3) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 196, 1 January, 1839.    [Draft.]      1839
States that the Treasury has urged the necessity of sending out the
lanterns. p. 107
(4) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 201, 11 January, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of an Ordnance letter on the lanterns. [Enclosure
not at this place.   See A. 194, p. 235.] p. 109
(5) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 12, 16 April, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of a Treasury letter, reporting shipment of the
lanterns.    [Enclosure not at this place.   See A. 194, p. 257.]    p. Ill
CampbeU to Normanby.   Acknowledges despatches Nos.
of 7 to 25 April, and of two circulars of 20 and 29 April.
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 31.    States that he has not received May 31,
answers to the letters which he addressed to those Members of theHaUfas'
Legislative CouncU, Uving in the country, who absented themselves
during the whole of the last session.
Minute: by Stephen, of 24 June, that Lord Normanby should
see this before his next meeting with the delegates. p. 117
CampbeU to Normandy, No. 52. Asks leave to pay for the fuel July i,
for the Vice-AdnUralty and RoUs courts out of the Casual revenue.HaMax-
The Assembly has refused to meet this cost.
Minute: by Stephen, of 9 August, that this could not be permitted
without an explanation of the grounds on which the Assembly refused
to meet this. p. 121
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 163, 22 June, 1838. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of a letter from C R. Fairbanks, and directs him to
caU upon the Assembly to provide the fuel. [Enclosure not at this
place.   See A. 190, p. 171.] p. 123
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 1, 6 September, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges despatch No. 32, of 1 July, and states that the required
leave could not be given without an explanation of the reasons for
which the Assembly refused to make provision for the fuel.       p. 125
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 33.    Transmits accounts of the July i,
casual revenue.    The payments have been made in accordance with Halifax-
Glenelg's despatch of 27 September, 1838.    The balance is £2842.7.7
stg. p. 133
Enclosed:
Account.
p. 138
Campbell to Normanby, No. 34. Transmits certified copies of Juiyi2,
106 Acts, with the Attorney General's abstract. Draws attention to Halifax-
four Acts with suspending clauses. That for the cemetery of HaUfax
is commented on by the Attorney General. The previous BUl for
the school lands was not assented to for reasons given in despatch
No. 28, of 25 April, 1838 and because it had no suspending clause.
Transmits papers explanatory of the Act to confirm titles in the
Mire* grant of Cape Breton, one clause may render the whole nearly PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 193
useless, but thinks that the Legislative CouncU could be induced to
repeal it. The opinion of the Solicitor General has removed his
scruples on the Election Act. Gives reasons for not assenting to the
BUl for regulating chancery appeals and asks that no decision be
reached untU the observations of C R. Fairbanks, Master of the
RoUs, shall have been sent.    [Acts not at this place.] p. 141
Enclosed:
(1) Abstract, with covering letter Of 25 June, 1839. p. 193
(2) Commission to enquire into the state of the Mire* grants,
Halifax, 6 December, 1837. p. 253
(3) Report on the Mire* grant, 7 March, 1838.
p. 261
(4) J. W. Johnston [Solicitor General] to Sir Rupert D. George
[Secretary of the Colony], Halifax, 30 March, 1839. Reports his
opinion that it would be proper to assent to the elections. p. 279
(5) Act to regulate Chancery Appeals.
p. 283
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 4, 23 September, 1839.    [Draft.]
Gives directions as to the settlement of the school reserves ques- '
tion. p. 161
(2) Unsigned to Governor of Nova Scotia, No. 12, Downing St.,
11 November, 1839.     [Draft.]     Acknowledges despatch No. 34, of
12 July, and gives decisions with respect to the Acts. Ordnance
approval of the exchange of land for the cemetery at Halifax, has
been sent. The School Reserve Act is dealt with in despatch No. 4,
of 23 September [above]. Concurs in the observations on the Land
Grants Act. The Election Act wUl be confirmed and Lt.-Governor's
instructions altered so as to enable assent to be given to this type of
Act in certain cases. The Real Estate Act cannot be confirmed.
Certain Acts, caps. 3-6, 13, 37, 45, and 92 are still under consideration.
The others are left to their operation. Discusses the difficulty caused
by reserving BUls. This one wUl be treated as a proposed measure
to regulate Chancery Appeals. It wUl await C R. Fairbanks'
observations. p. 177
(3) Minutes of J. Stephen and S. J. Blount in a controversy as
to what constitutes a reserved BUl. p. 153
Campbell to Secretary of State, No. 35 [Military Department].
Acknowledges despatch No. 22, of 6 June, and gives further explanations as to his difference of opinion with Major-General Sir John
Harvey over the defence of New Brunswick.
Minute: by Stephen, of 5 August, that this should be referred to
Lord HiU, but does not seem to require any answer. p. 291 A. 193
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached: 1839
(1) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 22, Downing St., 6 June, 1839.
[Draft.] Acknowledges despatches of 27 March, 3 and 15 AprU, and
transmits copy of instructions sent to Harvey. [Enclosure not at
this place.    See Nova Scotia Despatches, Vol. 77, p. 193.]        p. 295
(2) Unsigned to Lord Fitzroy Somerset [Secretary at the Horse
Guards], 14 August, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits copy of CampbeU's
despatch, No. 35, of 15 July. p. 299
CampbeU to Normanby. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 14 tojniyis,
23, of dates from 4 May to 7 June. p. 303 BaMax-
CampbeU to Secretary of State, No. 36. Transmits the report August l,
of Lt. J. W. Gordon, as to the Metis road, and the cost of completing Halifax-
this Une of communication to Quebec. Expresses his own views on
this. The debates of Assembly show that they would have voted
£28,000 for post roads had the despatch on steam communication
with Great Britain arrived before the end of the session. Transmits
extract of Executive CouncU records on this. Soldiers have been set
to this task, and he feels sure that the Legislature wUl approve.
Minute: of 19 August, for reference to the Treasury. p. 307
Enclosed:
(1) Gordon to CampbeU, Halifax, 29 July, 1839. p. 311
(2) Estimate, 29 July, 1839. p. 315
(3) Sketch of the Kempt Road.    [See Map Division].
(4) Gordon's report, HaUfax, 29 July, 1839. p. 319
(5) Reference to Executive CouncU. p. 329
(6) Minute of CouncU, 2 July, 1839. p. 333
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 37.   Acknowledges despatch No. August 25,
28, of 8 July, and transmits copy of an explanatory letter from the23^80*-
Commissioners to erect the Ughthouses on St. Paul's and Scatterie
Islands.    Trusts that authority wiU be given to pay the required
£2,000 additional.      >
Minute: of 16 September, for reference to the Treasury,    p. 341
Enclosed:
Commissioners to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary of the Colony],
HaUfax, 24 August, 1839. p. 347
Attached:
Unsigned to G. J. Pennington [Treasury], 23 September, 1839.
[Draft.] Transmits copy of above despatch, and asks for an early
decision. p. 345
CampbeU to Normanby. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 24 to August,
28, of 12 to 20 June, and 8 July, as weU as three circulars of 25 May,Halifax>
1 and 4 July. p. 353 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 193
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 48. Transmits a memorial from
B. W. Basden of Matanzas, Cuba, praying to be appointed British
consul at that port, together with a memorial from the Halifax
merchants in support of this. Recommends this. [This despatch
detained until 25 November at the request of the memorialist.]   p. 541
Enclosed:
(1) Certificate as to the authenticity of the memorial, 5 September, 1839. p. 551
(2) Memorial of B. W. Basden.
p. 555
(3) Certificate as to the authenticity of the merchants' memorial,
5 September, 1839. p. 559
(4) Memorial from the merchants, HaUfax, 14 August,
1839. p. 563
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to J. Backhouse [Under Secretary Foreign Office],
31 December, 1839.    [Draft.]    Transmits above petition. p. 545
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 27, 20 January, 1840. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of a letter from the Foreign Office, and directs him
to inform the appUcants that consent cannot be given to their
memorial. He is not to give the reasons for this decision. [Enclosure
not at this place.    See A. 198, p. 109.] p. 547
CampbeU to Normanby, No. 38. Reports his visit to the new
Ughthouses and transmits Lt. J. W. Gordon's report on them. Expresses
satisfaction at the works, the landing of the articles must have been
attended with difficulty, expense and danger.
Minute: of 12 October, that this should be sent to the
Treasury. p. 357
Enclosed:
Gordon to CampbeU, Halifax, 19 September, 1839. p. 369
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
21 October, 1839.   [Draft.]  Transmits copy of above despatch,  p. 359
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 11, 9 November, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges despatches Nos. 37 and 38, of 25 August and 21 September. Transmits copy of a Treasury letter, from which he will
observe that provision wUl be made for excess expenditure for the
Ughthouses.   [Enclosure not at this place.   See A. 194, p. 391.]   p. 361
HaiaS1**23, CampbeU to Normanby.    Acknowledges despatches Nos. 29 and
30, of 12 and 21 July, a despatch of 8 August, and a circular of 4 July,
1839. p. 379 A. 193
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to Secretary of State, No. 39.   Reports that as directed      1839
he obtained a copy of C W. M. Dodd's letter to the Secretary of October, 1.
State, of 3 May.    Transmits his memorial for active mUitary service HaUto-'
and his claim to land.    Has no personal knowledge of Dodd, but
there is no reason why he should not have had a land grant if he had
appUed for it.
Minute: by Stephen, of 9 November, that the writer is to be told
that Lord John RusseU cannot hold out hope of assistance.       p. 383
Enclosed:
Memorial, Sydney, 28 August, 1839.
p. 395
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 13, 15 November, 1839. [Draft.]
RepUes to this despatch in terms of the minute thereon. p. 389
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 25, 14 June, 1839. [Draft.]
States that Mrs. S. H. Pooley is to be informed that a pension cannot
be given to her mother, Mrs. A. C Dodd. p. 387
CampbeU to Secretary of State. Acknowledges despatches Nos. October 6
29 to 34, of 12, 21 July, 8 to 31 August, and a circular of 31 August, h^". '
1839. p. 399
CampbeU to Secretary of State.   Transmits and recommends a October is,
further letter from the Attorney General, S. G. W.. Archibald, on hisHalif{U-
claim to be paid from Crown revenue.
Minutes: as to the nature of this claim, and as to the extent to
which it should be admitted. p. 403
Enclosed:
Archibald to CampbeU, HaUfax, 14 October, 1839.
p. 405
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 18, 26 November, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and permits payment for certain
services over the last three years. This is not to apply to future
services. p. 407
CampbeU to Glenelg, No. 41. Reports the death of J. Allison, octoberii
a member of both CouncUs, and gives reasons against replacing himBaiiiax-
by either of the leaders of Assembly, J. Howe and W. Young. H.
Huntingdon was named before and retired for "democratic" reasons.
Nominates J. McNab to the Executive CouncU. Had A. Stewart
intended to return he could have been named as an extra counciUor.
There is no need to limit the Executive CouncU to twelve. Transmits
a Ust of seven names intended to bring the Legislative CouncU to
twenty-one members and to supply vacancies due to resignations, p. 415 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
Enclosed:
(1) List of proposed members.
A. 193
p. 429
(2) Letters of J. Howe on responsible government. [Not
transcribed.]
Attached:
(1) Minute: by Lord John RusseU, of 11 November. Gives
reason for which the vacancy in the Executive CouncU is to be filled
by a Member of Assembly, usuaUy acting with the majority. Suggests
J. Morton. Approves of the suggestion as to A. Stewart, and of the
nominations to the Legislative CouncU. p. 433
(2) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 21, 9 December, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and replies in terms of the preceding
minute. p. 435
CampbeU to Secretary of State, No. 42. Expresses fear that
the Legislature may refuse to sanction the employment of the troops
to repair the roads to New Brunswick and Quebec, in order to prepare
for steam communication. Fears also that the dispute over payment
of the delegates will cause the loss of the Appropriation Bill. Suggests
that these payments should be made out of the casual revenue.
Minutes: that of 11 November approves of this if the surplus is
sufficient to cover these costs. If not, the Lt.-Governor must ask for
fresh instructions as to remaining costs. p. 495
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 17, 23 November, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch and replies in terms of the preceding
minute. p. 503
Campbell to Secretary of State, No. 43. Transmits copy of a
letter from E. Dodd, giving information as to R. Birmingham.
Minute: by Stephen, of 9 November, that the applicant is to
be notified. p. 507
Enclosed:
Dodd to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary of the Colony], Sydney,
8 October, 1839. p. 511
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 29, 12 July, 1839. [Draft.] Asks
for information as to Birmingham. p. 509
Campbell to Secretary of State, No. 44. Reminds him that the
question of fees in suits for the recovery of seaman's wages, was
referred to referees in London. Asks that the report should be sent
at an early date. p. 519 A. 193 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
20 November, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits copy of above despatch and
asks that the necessary instructions should be given. p. 523
CampbeU to RusseU.   Acknowledges despatches Nos. 1 to 7, and November ie,
two circulars, of dates from 3 to 27 September, 1839.
p. 567
CampbeU to Lord John RusseU [Secretary of State], No.  45. *
Acknowledges  circular  of  3  September,  with notice  of  Russell's
appointment as Colonial Secretary. p. 527
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 46.    Transmits
with a memorandum as to the cause of delay.
Blue  Book  for   1838, November 18,
p531 Halifax.
Enclosed:
Memorandum.    [Blue Book not at this place.]
p. 533
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 47.    States that the Legislature has November 20,
been convened for 31 December, so that an irregularity in the forma-  a ax*
tion of the Grand Jury may be remedied before the meeting of the
Supreme Court.
Minute: by Stephen, of 16 December, that this may not be
important.   Presumes no answer is required. p. 537
For despatch No. 48 see under date of 16 September.
November 25.
Campbell to RusseU, No. 49.    Transmits copy of a letter from November 26,
Capt. T. Crawley, dechning to acquiesce in the plan for his retirement.Halifax-
Asks leave to pay the sum due to him, from the casual revenue.
Minutes to this case. p. 571
Enclosed.
Crawley to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary of the Colony],
Sydney, 29 October, 1839. p. 579
Attached.
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 25, 31 December, 1839. [Draft.]
Regrets his inabffity to permit such a payment, but if Crawley wishes,
the case can be recommended to the Assembly. p. 573
CampbeU to Secretary of State.    Reports that he has issued December is,
£3,479.7.9 stg. for the embodied mUitia of New Brunswick. Halifax.
Minute: that the Treasury should be notified. p. 583
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 50.   Transmits copy of a letter from December %
C R. Fairbanks, the Judge of Vice-Admiralty, to the ProvincialHalifax-
Secretary, and asks for instructions as to the appropriation of the
Admiralty droits.
Minute: of 16 July, for reference to the Treasury. p. 587
13605—8 PUBLIC ARCHIVES A. 193
Enclosed:
(1) Fairbanks to George, Halifax, 19 December, 1839.       p. 595
(2) Extract from 1 Vic, cap. 2. p. 599
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
22 June, 1840. [Draft.] Refers the above question, and a further
despatch with a proposal that the judge's salary should be paid from
this fund. p. 589
CampbeU to Russell, No. 51. Transmits copy of a further letter
from C R. Fairbanks, in which he suggests that his judicial salary
could be provided for out of the droits of Admiralty. p. 603
Enclosed:
Fairbanks to Lt.-Governor, HaUfax, 20 December, 1840     p. 611
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 40, Downing St., 9 March, 1840.
[Draft.] Acknowledges above despatch, and regrets that compliance
cannot be given to this suggestion, as the droit is part of the Crown
revenue which must be surrendered. p. 605
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 53. Transmits the Commissioners'
report on the lighthouses for St. Paul's and Scatterie Islands, and asks
leave to draw for £2,491.13.10 for this service.
Minute: of 16 January, 1840, for reference to the Treasury,  p. 619
Enclosed:
Report, Halifax, 21 December, 1839.
p. 629
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
25 January, 1840.    [Draft.]    Refers above question. p. 627
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 37, 25 February, 1840. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of a Treasury letter stating that the required provision wUl be made. [Enclosure not at this place. See A. 198,
p. 361.] p. 623
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 54. Transmits memorial from the
principal merchants of HaUfax, praying for the allowance granted in
Britain for waste and leakage on articles taken out of the Queen's
warehouses on payment of duties.    [Enclosure not at this place.]
Minute: of 16 January, 1840, for reference to the Treasury, p. 635
Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, 21 January, 1840
bove memorial.
[Draft.]
Refers the
p. 637 A. 193
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 19.   States the circumstances under      1839
which no remuneration has been provided for the President of the December 24
Court of General Sessions, Superintendent of the Police and BridweU. Ba^tax-
Transmits CouncU records recommending this case.
Minute: by CampbeU, of 5 April, 1840 giving reason for withholding this despatch until this date. p. 643
Enclosed:
Minute of CouncU, 20 December, 1839.
p. 649
DRAFTS OF DESPATCHES FROM THE SECRETARY
OF STATE
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 197.    Expresses regret that a salary January 2
cannot be granted to the Judge of Vice-Admiralty, unless voted by
the Assembly, or unless that body passes an address for payment
from the Crown revenues. p. 661
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 198. Draws attention to three Acts January 3,
granting bounties to which assent was given, and reminds him that O0*1^s
for the future no such assent is to be given. As these Acts expire
soon, they wUl not be disaUowed. States objections to the Act for
incorporating the Nova Scotia Whaling Company, which must be
amended before consent can be given. The Act relating to the Bank
of British North America must await information as to whether there
is adequate prohibition against the issue of notes of less than
£1. p. 665
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 200. Directs him to obtain a copy January 8.
of J. Howe's letter on negro settlers. Points out that CampbeU has
sent no report in answer to the enquiries made during the preceding
year. Discusses the difficulties of the case, and gives leave to move
them to more fertile land, if the Legislature wiU meet the expense.
Steps are to be taken to safeguard their tenure.
Minute: of 4 June, on the difficulties of this case. p. 675
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 206.    Transmits Order-in-CouncU February 8,
confirming the Act to enable the directors of the Bank of BritishDowning st"
North America to sue.    The names of the directors were found in
4 WUl. 4, cap. 24.    [Enclosure not at this place.    See Nova Scotia
Despatches, Vol. 77, p. 63.] p. 693
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 8.    Transmits correspondence with October 10.
the Bishop of Nova Scotia, on the school lands.    [Enclosure not at
this place.    See A. 194, p. 733.    See Nova Scotia Despatches, Vol. 77,
p. 195.] p. 697
13605- PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 194
Nova Scotia, A. 194
PUBLIC OFFICES AND MISCELLANEOUS, 1839
Admiralty
January 30, Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary] to James Stephen [Under
Admiralty.      Secretary: CO.].    Returns C R. Fairbanks' letter of 15 November,
1838.    [Enclosure not at this place.    See A. 190, p. 393.] p. 7
February 28, Barrow to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 16 February, and
Admiralty.      gives the reason for which the power to appoint deputies was omitted
from Admiralty patents.
Minute: of 1 March, that this should be communicated to the
applicant and to the Lt.-Governor. p. 11
April 12, Barrow to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 8 April, and states
Admiralty.      ^hat ^ne office of Registrar of Vice-Admiralty is not vacant.    If
J. P. Hood does not return to his duty at the end of his leave, his
appointment will be cancelled.
Minute:    of    13    AprU,    that   the    Lt.-Governor   is   to   be
notified. p. 15
April 20, Barrow to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 16 February, and
Admiralty.      states that S. G. W. Archibald has been appointed Advocate and
Procurator General of Vice-Admiralty.
Minute:    of   23   April,   that   the   Lt.-Governor   should   be
notified. p. 19v
junei, C. Wood [First Secretary] to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of
Admiralty.      29 May, and states that the Queen's Advocate and Proctor of Vice-
Admiralty are appointed by Sign Manual.
Minute: of 4 June, that the Lt.-Governor is to be notified,    p. 23
November 19, Barrow to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 16 November, and
dmiraty. states that the Journals of the House of Commons, which are being
sent to the Legislative CouncU at Halifax, may be forwarded by the
next packet.    The postage to Falmouth must be paid.
Minute: of. 20 November, that the Lt.-Governor is to be
notified. p. 27
November 19, R. More O'FerraU [First Secretary] to Stephen.    Transmits copy
Admiralty.      0f a ietter respecting transportation of Sir Colin CampbeU for the
inspection of lighthouses and outlying mUitary posts.    Asks whether
this should be paid by the public.
Minute: by Stephen,  of  20 November,  that this  should be
done. p. 31
Enclosed:
(1) Commander J. N. Nott to Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Harvey
[Commander-in-Chief]. H.M.S.V. Medea, Halifax, 19 September,
1838. p. 41
(2) Orders to Commander Nott, 30 August, 1838.
P- REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
A. 194
Attached:
Unsigned to O'FerraU, 26 November, 1839.
this account should be paid.
[Draft.]
States that
p. 33
Commander-in-Chief
Lord Fitzroy Somerset [Secretary] to Stephen.    Acknowledges May 25,
letter of 24 May, and states that a detachment of 120 men for theHoise Guards-
37th Regiment is ready to embark.
Minute:    of   28   May,   that   the   Lt.-Governor   should   be
notified. p. 49
Board of Trade
J.  D. Hume [Secretary] to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of June 7.
30 May, and gives reasons for which assent cannot be given to thewhitelia11-
memorial of rope manufacturers,  praying for a  duty  on  foreign
cordage.
Minute: of 8 June, that the Lt.-Governor must be notified,   p. 61
Minute for the Board of Trade, that the Act relating to merchant November 4.
seaman should be disallowed for reasons given, that Act 1968 is to
be speciaUy confirmed, and Act 1970 is to be left to its operation.
[Titles of these Acts are not given.] p. 55
Law Officers
Minute by Stephen as to the school lands case.
to the Law Officers.
Advises reference August _
p. 505
Queen's  Advocate  to  Lord  Normanby   [Secretary  of  State]. August 20,
Returns letter of 19 August and states that as the Act relating to commons.
merchant seamen involves points of constitutional law, the opinion of
the Attorney and SoUcitor General should be obtained also.
Minute: of 21 August, that this reference should be canceUed
and a letter addressed to aU three. p. 65
Attached:
(1) Normanby to Queen's Advocate, Downing St., 19 August,
1839.   Asks for an opinion on this Act. p. 67
(2) Unsigned to the Law Officers, 24 August, 1839.
Asks for an opinion on the Act.
[Draft.]
p. 73
Minute by Stephen for Lord John RusseU as to an abstract which September 12:
has been prepared on the school lands case. p. 509
Law Officers to Lord John RusseU [Secretary of State].   Acknowl- September ie*
edge reference of 31 August, and a request to permit the Bishop of commons.
Nova Scotia to make additional explanations.    Maintain the view
that the Church of England has not an exclusive right to the lands,
states objection to the Act.    Do not presume to give an opinion as
to the circumstances or equitable rights.
Minute: by Stephen that the earner papers were sent to Lord
John RusseU. p. 77 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 194
Attached:
Unsigned to Law Officers, 31 August, 1839.    [Draft.]    Refers this |
case for an opinion. p. 83
Minute as to further action on the school lands.
p. 511
Law Officers to Russell. Acknowledge reference of 31 August,
and states that they see no grounds to alter the opinion already given
with respect to the form of oath.
Minutes: as to further action. p. 89
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to the Attorney and SoUcitor General, 31 August,
1839.    [Draft.]    Refer this question. p. 97
(2) W. Young and H. Huntingdon [Delegates of Assembly] to
the Marquis of Normanby [Secretary of State], 11 July, 1839.
[Extract.]   Ask for reconsideration of the question. p. 101
(2) Law Officers to Lord Glenelg [Secretary of State], Temple,
12 June, 1838. p. 103
September^
Doctors'
Commons.
Law Officers to RusseU. Acknowledge reference of 24 August,
and state that the Act relating to merchant seamen interferes with an
Imperial court, and is therefore beyond the competence of a colonial
legislature.
Minutes: as to disaUowance. p. 109
Law Officers to RusseU. Acknowledge reference of 7 October,
and report that the Act respecting titles in the Mire Grant, Cape
Breton, should be sanctioned.
Minutes: respecting confirmation. p. 113
Attached.
(1) Unsigned to the Attorney and Solicitor General, Downing
St., 7 October, 1839.    [Draft.]    Refers the above Act. p. 115
(2) Opinion of [S. G. W. Archibald], Attorney General of Nova
Scotia. p. 121
Law Officers to [RusseU]. Acknowledge reference of 5 October,
and state objections to the Act respecting equitable claims on real
estate.
Minute: by Stephen, of 31 October, as to action on this
Act. p. 129
Attached:
Unsigned to the Attorney General, Downing St., 5 October, 1839.
[Draft.] Refers the above Act. [Minute that a simUar letter was
written to the Solicitor General.] p. 131 A. 194
Ordnance
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
1839
R. Byham [Secretary] to Stephen.    Gives consent to the exchange February n,
of land for a cemetery.   Asks that instructions be given to preventOrdnanoe-
encroachment on defence works by the growth of HaUfax suburbs.
Minute: of 16 February, that this is to be sent to the Lt.-
Governor. p. 139
Byham to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of 12 February, and February is,
refers to the letter sent  on  11  February,
cemetery.
with  respect  to  the
p. 143
Attached:
Unsigned to Byham, 9 March, 1839. [Draft.] Acknowledges
letters of 11 and 15 February, and transmits copy of the despatch
which notifies CampbeU of the decision on the cemetery land,
and which draws attention to encroachments towards defence
works. p. 147
Enclosed:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 4, 3 March, 1839.
[Draft.]     p. 151
Byham  to  Stephen.     Transmits copy  of  a letter from  the April o,
Ordnance Officers at HaUfax, with a requisition to cover the needsOrdnanoe*
created by the expected hostffities with the United States.    Points
out that this would entaU at least £50,000, and that these materials
are required only in the event of hostUities.
Minute: by Stephen, of 10 April, immediate. Suggests that if
affairs become more threatening, Lord Normanby wUl consult the
Cabinet as to action. p. 159
Enclosed:
Ordnance Officers to Secretary of the Board of Ordnance, Halifax,
27 February, 1839. p. 167
Sub-enclosure:
Requisition.
Attached:
Unsigned to Byham, 16 AprU, 1839.    [Draft.]
of 9 April, in terms of the minute thereon.
p. 171
Replies to letter
p. 163
Lt.-Col. C. R. Fox to H. Labouchere [Under Secretary for the May 9,
Colonies].    Transmits letter from C R. Fairbanks, urging that steps0rdnance
be taken to procure a survey of the Shubenacadie Canal. p. 185
Enclosed:
Fairbanks to [Fox], Halifax, 17 AprU, 1839. Reviews the state
of the question with respect to the proposed survey of the Shubenacadie Canal, and requests him to obtain Treasury and Ordnance
instructions on this matter. p. 187 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 194
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Fox, 4 June, 1839. [Draft.] States that the
Treasury has been reminded of this problem. p. 195
(2) Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary: Treasury], 5 June, 1839. .
[Draft.]    Reminds him of an earlier reference and asks for a decision
on this question. p. 197
Fox to [J. Wright]. Acknowledges letter from C. R. Fairbanks,
and refers him to Labouchere with respect to the Shubenacadie
Canal.
Minutes: that no answer has been received from the
Treasury. p. 203
Wright to [Labouchere]. Transmits copy of the above letter of
6 August, and asks for an interview.
Minute: "Monday after 3 O'c." p. 211
Attached:
(1) Fairbanks to Fox, Halifax, 18 July, 1839. Requests him to
obtain action with respect to the Shubenacadie Canal. p. 213
(2) Fairbanks to Wright, Halifax, 18 July, 1839. Asks him to
obtain action with respect to the Shubenacadie Canal. p. 219
G. Butler [for the Secretary] to Stephen. Acknowledges letter
of 30 September, and states that the Act respecting cemeteries should
conform to the terms of the Ordnance letter of February. p. 233
Attached:
Unsigned to Byham, Downing St., 30 December, 1838. [Draft.]
Transmits Cemetery Act, which has expired before consent could be
given. Instructions wiU be given for re-enactment, if the Ordnance
approves of the terms.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 225
January 9,
Treasury
Chambers.
Treasury
F. Baring [Secretary] to Stephen. Transmits Ordnance letter
respecting the transportation of the lanterns for the Ughthouse at
St. Paul's Island.
Minute: of 10 January, that the Lt.-Governor is to be
notified. p. 233
Enclosed:
Byham to Baring, Ordnance, 2 January, 1839.
p. 235
January 17,
Treasury
Chambers.
Baring to Stephen. States that as Nova Scotia banking establishments are prevented by a provincial Act from issuing notes of less
than £5, assent has been given to the Act relating to the Bank of
North America.
Minutes: respecting confirmation of this Act. p. 241 A. 194
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
E. J. Stanley [Secretary] to Stephen. Refers to previous corre- 1839
spondence, and states that the Commissioners of Customs have been January 22,
asked to instruct their officers to admit foreign vessels to enter g^mbL.
Shelburne in baUast, in order to load granite. p. 245
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, Xo. 203, 6 February,  1839.     [Draft.]
Transmits copy of the above letter. p. 249
Stanley to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 14 February, and February 19,
gives reasons for appointing W. Sims to be sub-coUector at Digby. cLSL.
Agrees to the appointment of J. G. Baggs as landing waiter, searcher,
and tide surveyor at HaUfax.
Minute: of 20 February, that a copy is to be sent to the Lt.-
Governor. p. 253
G. J. Pennington [for the Secretary]
and  apparatus  for  St.   Paul's  Island
George.
Reports that the lantern Apra n,
were  sent  on  the   Prince'^^^.
p. 257
Pennington to Stephen.    Gives authority to advance £150 from April 23,
the Crown revenue towards the repair of the church at Sydney. ch3L.
Minute:   of  23  April,  that the   Lt.-Governor  is   to   be   instructed, p. 261
Pennington to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of 10 AprU, and April 30,
states that a legal opinion wUl be obtained on Dr. A. Gesner's petition cISSb.
to work certain mines.    Requests information as to the instructions
under which the Lt.-Governor of New Brunswick gave a grant of
this nature to Moses H. Perley.
Minute: of 2 May, that the substance of his letter should be
sent to the Lt.-Governor. p. 265
Pennington to Stephen.    Refers to letter of 17 December, 1838,May2,
and reports that there is no reason to change the opinion given with chambers.
respect to the claim of the Chief Justice to indemnification for losses
due to the medium in which his salary is paid.
Minute:   of   23   May,    that   the    Lt.-Governor   is    to    be
notified. p. 269
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 21, 6 June, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges despatch No. 51, of 13 November, and gives the above
Treasury decision. p. 271
Pennington to Stephen.   Gives reasons for which Dr. A. Gesner's Junep.
appUcation for leave to work mines cannot be complied with.   The _______
Lt.-Governor should be notified.
Minute: of copy for the Lt-Governor, 20 June p. 277
Baring to Stephen.    Gives reasons for adhering to the CouncU ^13,
recommendation respecting free ports.    Orders have been given as to cSuSbera.
Digby and Arichat.    The Legislature must meet the expense involved
in the coUection of provincial duties.
Minute: of 14 June, that the Lt.-Governor should be
notified. P- 281 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 194
June 18,
Treasury
Chambers.
Pennington to Stephen.   Asks whether £15 should be paid to I
Lt.-Col. A. M. CampbeU for secret service. p. 289
Enclosed:
CampbeU to Secretary of the Treasury, HaUfax, 9 May, 1839.
States that he has advanced this sum. p. 295
Sub-enclosure:
Major Gen. Sir John Harvey to CampbeU, Fredericton, 20 AprU,
1839.   Recommends that a warrant be issued for this service,   p. 297
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Pennington, 26 June, 1839. [Draft.] Acknowledges letter of 18 June, and states that the Colonial Office has no
information on this matter, but does not doubt that the expenditure
was justified. p. 291
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 2, 7 September, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of Treasury letter on this expenditure. [Enclosure
not at this place.] p. 293
June IS,
Treasury.
G. W. Brandt to Stephen. States that F. Baring wiU see the
Nova Scotia delegates, to discuss the Post Office, and wUl give them
the necessary introductions. p. 307
Memorandum of an enquiry as to the payment for arms for the
New Brunswick mUitia.
Minute: by Stephen, that the required information is to be
given. p. 311
June 29,
Treasury
Chambers.
Pennington to Stephen. Transmits letter from Sir Colin
CampbeU, respecting bills drawn for the St. Paul's and Scatterie
Ughthouses. Points out that this is in excess of the estimate. This
wiU be met, but it wUl be necessary to give reasons before future
bills are honoured, and to state the amount of excess payment
required. p. 315
Enclosed:
CampbeU to  Secretary  of  the  Treasury,  HaUfax,   18 May,
1839. p. 319
July 8,
Treasury
Chambers.
Pennington to Stephen. Acknowledges letter of 7 June, and
gives decisions on points raised by the Assembly and the Delegates,
with respect to the Customs establishment. p. 323
Enclosed:
List of Customs salaries.
p. 331 A. 194
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Pennington to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter of 6 July, and      1839
states that the decision respecting free ports was made on documents juiy 17
submitted by the Colonial Office, with the sole exception of a report cJIJSKb.
from the Customs officers.   It would be contrary to poUcy to submit
such a report to the delegates.
Minute: by Stephen, of 18 July, that the delegates are to be
informed of this. They must not be given the Colonial Office papers,
for incomplete production of papers would give an inaccurate
view. p. 335
Baring to Stephen.   Acknowledges Order-in-CouncU of 11 July, July 24,
making Digby and Arichat into free warehousing ports.    This hascSSa,
been forwarded to the Commissioners of Customs, with the necessary
instructions.
Minute: that the Lt.-Governor is to be notified. p. 339
Pennington to Stephen.    Reports that the representations made September 3,
by the delegates of Assembly, respecting postal arrangements, haveci^tJrs.
been considered, and gives the terms upon which this question could
be  settled.
Minute: by Stephen, of 4 September, as to further action on
this. p. 343
Attached:
Unsigned to C P. Thomson [Governor General], No. 12, 24
September, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits copy of the above letter, and
trusts that he wUl be able to secure the passage of the required
legislation. p. 351
Pennington to Stephen.   Reports consideration of representations September 3,
made by the delegates of Assembly with respect to free ports, andcEaSrs.
states that orders have been given to admit foreign vessels to Windsor,
Parrsborough, Cumberland, Shelburne and Lunenburg.    The Legislature is to be notified, and to be reminded that they wUl be expected
to defray any additional expenses under this arrangement.
Minute: that a copy is to be sent to the Lt.-Governor.      p. 355
Pennington to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of  14 August, September 3,
and states that the Treasury does not object to Normanby's proposed chambers.
despatch on the case of Capt. T. Crawley.
Minute: by Stephen, of 4 September, that the despatch should
proceed. p. 359
Pennington to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 26 August, September 4,
and gives directions for the payment of the expenses of the delegates chambers.
of both Legislative CouncU and Assembly, in the event of the failure
of the Legislature to make provision for this service.
Colonial Office minutes: as to the difficulties of this case, and as
to the necessary steps. p. 363
Pennington to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 31 July, and October 23,
states that additional information is required before a decision can chambers,
be made as to whether Pugwash, Tatmagouche or WaUace wiU be
opened for the clearance of British and colonial vessels.
Minute: of 24 October,  that  A.  Stewart should be notified
through the Lt.-Governor. p. 371 Treasury
Chambers.
124 PUBLIC ARCHIVES A. 194
1839 Pennington  to   Stephen.    Discusses  the   claim  of  the   Chief
October 28,      Justice, B. Haffiburton, to mdemnification for currency losses on his
Treasury '      salary,  and  gives  authority to  increase   his   salary   to   £1062.10
Chambers. e ' ° ^
currency.
Colonial Office minutes: as to action on this. p. 375
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
13 November, 1839. [Draft.] Acknowledges above letter, and outlines the proposed course of action on it. Unless dissent is expressed,
this course wUl be foUowed. p. 383
November l, Pennington to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 23 September,
and trusts that economy wUl be exercised in the buUding of the lighthouses for St. Paul's and Scatterie Island. Estimates should be
prepared for the excess expenditure. BUls wiU be honoured for the
excess mentioned by Campbell.
Minute: of 2 November, that the Lt.-Governor is to be written
to. p. 391
Novembers, Pennington to Stephen.    Transmits copy of a letter from the
Chambers.      Speaker of the House of Commons, stating that he has given orders
to supply the Legislative CouncU with copies of the Journals.    No
answer has been received to a simUar request to the House of Lords.
Minute:   of  8  November  that  the  Lt.-Governor  should  be
notified. p. 395
Enclosed:
C S. Lefevre to Pennington, Westfield, Hartfordbridge, 30
October, 1839. p. 399
November 22, Pennington to Stephen.    Transmits copy of a letter from J. W.
Chambers.      Birch, respecting the Journals of the House of Lords. p. 401
Enclosed:
Birch to Pennington, HolyweU, Stamford, 9 June, 1839. Refers
to previous correspondence and states that if this request has not
been compUed with, the necessary orders wiU be given. p. 403
November 23, [R. Gordon?] to Stephen.    Reports that the Privy Council has
chambers,      been notified that the Treasury has no objection to Acts Nos. 1938,
1939, and 1941, but that no decision can be made on Act No. 1940
[Warehousing Act], until the report of the Customs shaU have been
received.    [Titles of Acts not given.] p. 409
. Attached:
Unsigned to Spearman, Downing St., 5 October, 1839. [Draft.]
Submits the above mentioned Acts, of which copies wUl be sent.  p. 413
November 23, Peiinington to Stephen.    Asks whether the Colonial Office has
Chambers.      any information as to the reasons which induced the Legislature to
pass Act No. 1972, concerning Treasury notes. p. 417 A. 194
REPORT FOR THE YEAR
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to  Spearman,   Downing
[Draft.]   Submits above Act.
St.,   5
October,   1839.
p. 419
(2) Unsigned to Spearman, Downing St., 30 November, 1839.
[Draft.] Acknowledges letter of 23 November, and states that the
only information as to this Act is derived from the Attorney General's
report, that it was designed to avoid loss on the rise of the
dollar. p. 421
Pennington to Stephen.    Transmits extract of a report from the November 2
Commissioners of Audit, and asks for the names and any information chambers
two missionaries whose salaries are said to have been
concerning
iselinquished.    Asks
whether this could be erroneous.
p. 425
Enclosed:
Extract of report of 18 November, 1839.
p. 429
Pennington to Stephen.    Acknowledges letter of 13 November, November 27,
and approves of the view taken with respect to the claim of the Chief chambers.
Justice as to currency losses on his salary.    This appUed also to other
officers in similar case.    Compensation must not be retrospective.
Minute: by Stephen, of 28 November, that the proposed despatch may proceed, with the qualification mentioned. p. 433
Spearman to Stephen.    States that instructions have issued to December 9,
constitute ports of registry at Yarmouth, Pictou and Liverpool. chSSben.
Minute: of 10 December, that the Lt.-Governor should be
notified. p. 437
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 22, 14 December, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of above letter. The measure is to be submitted to
the Legislature. p. 439
Acknowledges letter of 30 November, December 11,
Treasury
Chambers.
Spearman to Stephen,
and gives consent to payment of a pension to the widow of Rev
R. Viets.    The Lt.-Governor should be notified, and the requisite
change made in the ParUamentary estimate. p. 445
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 23,
Informs him as to the above decision.
17 December, 1839.
[Draft.]
p. 449
[R. Gordon?] to Stephen.
States that the Treasury sees no December 19,
P.
War Office
L. SuUvan [Deputy Secretary] to Stephen.   Acknowledges letter February 20,
of 14 February, and states that CampbeU's appUcation for the payWar0ffice-
of a Lt.-General has been already refused.
Minute: of 21 February, that CampbeU should be notified,  p. 459 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 194
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No.
Notifies him of the above decision.
1,  26 February,  1839.
[Draft.]
p. 461
Nova Scotta Baptist Education Society
Managing Committee to Secretary of State. Asks for the
Queen's approval for the choice of the name Queen's CoUege, for the
coUege which they have estabUshed at Horton.
Minutes: (1) of 8 February, presumes Glenelg's acquiescence;
(2) of 21 February, gives reasons for not approving at present,     p. 473
Enclosed:
Memorial of the Managing Committee, HaUfax, 14 January,
1839. p. 477
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 6, 22 March, 1839. [Draft.]
States that the Queen wiU postpone a decision, because she does not
wish to hurt them by refusing or others by acquiescing. p. 469
(2) Memorial of the Executive Committee, undated. Represents the humUitation which will be felt if they are not aUowed to
retain the title.    [Sent by Campbell, 14 AprU, 1840.] p. 489
March 21,
Highland
Society of
London.
March 21,
3 Albion Court,
Bond St.
Highland Society of London
J. Macdonald [Secretary] to Normanby.    Asks for a free passsage
for teachers, and a smaU annual grant for text books. p. 517
Macdonald to Hon. H. Labouchere [Under Secretary].    Asks for
an interview for a deputation.
Minute: that this was given on 8 AprU. p. 513
April 17,
62 Broad St.,
London.
General Mining Association
J. B. Fvord [Secretary] to Normanby. Draws attention to the
report of a committee of the Assembly on the petition of A. Fraser
and others, and points out that it makes no reference to the mines at
Sydney and Bridgeport, where work is done.
Minute: by T. W. C Murdock explaining that this report
approves of the Association's work, and suggesting that it should be
sent to the Treasury.
Approval of above minute by Stephen, 19 April, 1839.       p. 525
Commissioners of Emigration
October is, T. F. Elliot [Comissioner] to Stephen.    Expresses his views with
Scotland Yard, respect to the Emigrant Tax Act, and suggests an improvement.
Minutes: as to further action. p. 533
Attached:
Unsigned to EUiot, Downing St., 30 September, 1839. [Draft.]
Requests an opinion on this Act, and the effect of a retaUatory measure
by the United States. p. 541 A. 194
Messrs. Hansard
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
1839
Messrs. Hansard to Stephen. Ask for instructions as to deUvery November 9,
of the Journals of the House of Commons to the Legislative CouncU.Loadon-
Minute: of 9 November, to ask the Admiralty for conveyance,
and to inform Messrs. Hansard to communicate with that
office. p. 543
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
Rev. A. M. CampbeU [Secretary] to R. Vernon Smith [Under November 13,
Secretary: CO.]. Reports the death of Rev. Roger Viets, of Digby, a^ar q'
and asks for a pension for his widow. p. 547
Attached:
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
30 November, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits copy of above letter and
asks that the pension be granted. p. 551
CampbeU to Smith. Reports that there is no change in the December 9,
clergy estimate other than reduction due to the death of Rev.Trafalgar Sq*
R. Viets. p. 555
S. G. W. Archibald to Glenelg.    Reports that he has reassumed 3J*°?fy 5«
the office of Speaker of Assembly.    States his intention of writing
with respect to his office of Attorney General.
Minute: of 29 January, that the draft reply is to be prepared for
Glenelg's signature. p. 561
Attached:
Glenelg to Archibald, 2 February, 1839. [Signed draft.]
Acknowledges above letter, and expresses pleasure that he has been
able to resume his duties. Attention wUl be paid to any representation made respecting his office as Attorney General. p. 563
C D. Archibald to Secretary of State.    States the claim of June 13,
S. G. W. Archibald to mdemnification for loss sustained by the aSits?aS?e'
arrangement made in 1837, which has deprived him of £100 a year.
Minutes: explaining this case, and maintaining the stand
taken. p. 569
Miss   Cox to R. Hay [former Under Secretary].     Asks August 2,
whether her pension has been received as she is much inconvenienced seter*
by the delay. p. 585
Miss Cox to Under Secretary.    Asks that the receipt for her August 20.
pension should be sent to Sir Rupert D. George. p. 587
Miss Cox to ■
Malvern.
Reports that she is Uving at Great December 3
p. 591 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 194
D
A. Denchar [Acting for the Stirling heirs] to Normanby. Transmits an account of the Stirling claims, and trusts that they wiU
receive attention.
Minute: by Stephen, of 15 AprU, giving reasons for not sending
an answer. p. 595
Enclosed:
Concise View of the Present State of the Succession . ... in the case
of the heirs of the Line of William, First Earl of Stirling .... By a
Genealogist.    (Edinburgh: 1839.)    [Printed.] p. 599
S8 C W. M. Dodd to Normanby. Transmits a memorial complaining that he did not receive the grant of land to which he was entitled,
and stating his claim to employment by the War Office.
Minute: of 24 June, that this should be answered by the lithograph letters. p. 621
Enclosed:
Memorial, Sydney, 3 May, 1839.
p. 623
May 25, R.   C   Ferguson  to  Normanby.
5 Barton Row.    Wilkmg and hig gon>
Recommends   Hon.   L.   M.
Minute: that this has been answered by sending a copy of
CampbeU's despatch showing that the appointment would be inexpedient, p. 631
Enclosed:
Address to Wilkins from the Bar of Nova Scotia,
1838.
14 June,
p. 635
Postcript by Wilkins giving leave to use this in support of his
appUcation to the Colonial Office. p. 638
HdJfSber2°' J. Glazier and T. Woodward to Glenelg.     Transmit petition
for  mercy,   as   they  have  been  sentenced  to   transportation   as
deserters. p. 641
Enclosed:
Petition.
Attached:
p. 643
Unsigned to Lord Fitzroy Somerset [Secretary at the Horse
Guards], 14 January, 1840. [Draft.] Transmits above letter and
asks that it be laid before the Commander-in-Chief. p. 645
H
J. Howe to Glenelg. Transmits a newspaper report which
shows the bitterness felt at the rejection of the Nova Scotia demands.
Maintains that the people wiU not rest with things as they are.    p. 655 A. 194 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 1
Enclosed: 1839
The  Nova  Scotian,   HaUfax,   19   January,   1839.     [The front
page.j
p. 655
T. C. HaUburton to Glenelg.    Expresses a wish to exchange his February s,
judicial appointment in Nova Scotia for the office in England which202PicoadiUy*
has been vacated by D. W. Harvey.
Minute: of 14 February, that Glenelg has left the decision to his
successor and hopes that HaUburton wiU be gratified. p. 659
Attached:
Unsigned to HaUburton, 18 February, 1839. [Draft.] RepUes
to letter in terms of the preceding minutes.
Minute: by Sir George Grey that the office has been given away
for some time past. p. 661
R.  L.  Hazen to RusseU.   Appeals for clemency for
Healy, who is under sentence of death.
Minute: by Stephen, of 18 December, that this may be put by,
as the case has been fuUy reported on by the Lt.-Governor.      p. 667
Patrick November 6.
St. John, N.B.
K
Karslake and Crealock to Normanby.   Ask that assent should May i,
not be given to the Real Estate Act, until the memorial of Lady4RegentSti
Rodney and her son shaU have been received.
Minute: of 12 June, that the Act has not been received.     p. 673
Karslake and Crealock to Normanby.    Transmit memorial from A^^17^
Lady Rodney and her son, protesting against the Real Estate Act.    4   gent u
Minute: of 17 August, that the Act is being referred to the Law
Officers, who will be asked to hear the petitioners. p. 685
Enclosed:
Memorial.
Attached:
(1) Unsigned
September, 1839.
ing minute.
p. 677
to   Karslake   and   Crealock,   Downing   St.,  12
[Draft.]   Replies to letter in terms of the preced-
(2) Unsigned to Karslake and Crealock, Downing St., 11
December, 1839.    [Draft.]   Reports that the Act wUl be disaUoWed.
Minute: of 4 November, that it is not proposed to send this untU
after the despatch has been sent to the Lt.-Governor. p. 693
M
R.  C.  Macdonald to Lt.-Col.  C  Yorke  [Private Secretary]. May 21,
Transmits loyal address [es] from Cape Breton, and asks that any   bermarle
reply be sent to Rev. A. MacDoneU, in care of Rt. Rev. W. Fraser
{the Roman Catholic Bishop]. p. 699
13605—9 130
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
Enclosed:
(1) Address, 1 December, 1838.
(2) Address, 28 June, 1838.
(3) Address, 8 June, 1838.
Attached:
A. 194
p. 703
p. 705
p. 707
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 19, 25 May, 1839.    [Draft.]    Directs
him to acknowledge this through Rev. A. MacDonell. p. 701
September s, Petition of T. MulhaU praying that instructions should be given
Porteriington,   to enabie h^ to secure property left to him by T. MulhaU, who died
in Nova Scotia.
Minute: by Stephen, of 9 September.    That RusseU is not able
to give any information on this. p. 709
N
September 4, Petition of Charlotte Anne Newton praying for a pension for her
iGuysboroughi. fe^er, John Newton.
Minute: by Stephen, of 9 November, expressing Russell's regret
that this cannot be given. p. 715
Enclosed:
(1) Recommendation of H.
undated.
Newton by the Duke of Kent,
p. 719
(2) J. A. Vesey [Private Secretary to the Duke of Kent], to
J. Newton, Kensington Palace, 2 September, 1809. Acknowledges
letter of 23 September, 1808, expresses regard, and gives the reason
which prevents the Duke from intervening. p. 721
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 14, 15 November, 1839. [Draft.]
Directs him to inform Charlotte Anne Newton that her request
cannot be complied with. p. 717
Bishop of Nova Scotia
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg. Acknowledges letter of
1 January, and thanks him for delaying the despatch on the school
reserves. Promises to present the case for the Society for the Proga-
gation of the Gospel, as soon as possible. No other body can present
a better claim. p. 729
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg. Reminds him of the outstanding evidence in the matter of the school reserves and states
that the Church of England and the Society look to the Government
for protection.
Minutes: (1) by Stephen, of 30 January, that this should be
laid before Glenelg immediately; (2) that Glenelg had an interview
with a deputation from the Society on 31 January. p. 733
J •A. 194
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Glenelg.   Asks whether a decision has      1839
been reached on the Society's memorial on school lands.    The next February is,
meeting wUl take place in a few days. i09.Piccadaiy.
Minute: of 15 February, draft of a letter to be signed for Glenelg,
stating that the question must be left for his successor at the Colonial
Office. p. 737
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Normanby.    Transmits copy of a March 13,
legal opinion on the school lands, which has been obtained at Glenelg's m Piccadmy-
suggestion.    Reviews the points on which the Society's claim is
upheld.   A committee is ready to communicate further whenever a
day is named. p. 741
Enclosed:
(1) Reference to R. Spankie, Temple, 5 March, 1839.        p. 745
(2) Opinion by Spankie, Sarjeant's Inn, 8 March, 1839.    p. 747
Attached:
Unsigned to Bishop of Nova Scotia, 27 September, 1839. [Draft.]
Reports RusseU's decision on the school lands. The Society has an
equitable claim and wUl be left in possession of improved land.
Trusts that a plan may be devised for giving the Society some part
of the unoccupied lands also. The School Trustees Act has been
disaUowed. Regrets that it has been necessary to depart from the
view taken by the Bishop. p. 757
Bishop of Nova Socita to H. Labouchere [Under Secretary]. Apra;i7,
Asks for copies of two letters.    The first from GrenviUe to his father,109 Kccadmy"
Rt. Rev. C. IngUs, 16 December, 1789, and the second from his father
to GrenviUe, 20 May, 1790.
Minute: of 17 April, that the documents should be communicated
to the Bishop. p.
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Normanby.    Asks for extension of Julys
his leave.
Minute: by Stephen, of 5 July, that this question is left to the
decision of the Archbishop of Canterbury. p. 769
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Bishop,  10 July,  1839.
letter in terms of the preceding minute.
(2) Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary, Treasury], 13 July, 1839.
[Draft.] States that the Bishop's leave has been extended, and asks
that the necessary arrangements should be made to pay his
salary. p. 777
Bishop of Nova Scotia to Normanby.   Expresses thanks for the August 19,
copy of the School Trustee Act, and states objections to its con-m Kccadmy«
firmation.   Asks that it be referred to the Law Officers, but if this
cannot be done, that the question be put before the Privy CouncU.
Minutes: (1) of 21 August, stating the objections to this course
of action; (2) 9 September, that Russell's views should be taken on
this. p. 785
13505—91 132
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A.
194
1839
Bishop
of Nova Scotia to
RusseU.
Asks
for an interview
r   tO
September 6,
settle the points in debate.
[Friday],
109 Piccadilly.
Minute
:   appointing   an
interview
for
half-past
three
on
Tuesday.
P-
791
September i9. Bishop of Nova Scotia to RusseU.    Expresses pleasure that no
109 Piccadaiy.  mcfo ^ct ^ ^j^j. appointing school trustees wUl receive assent.   Presses
objections to any proposal to divide the school lands, and urges the
Society's equitable claim to the whole. p. 795
September 24. Bishop of Nova Scotia to RusseU.    Asks for a copy of the opinion
of the Law Officers, which Russell had read to him. Asks whether
he could give any further information on the question.
Minute: by Stephen, of 27 September, that such opinions are
not given to any one, and no further information is required from the
Bishop. p. 799
Attached:
Unsigned to Bishop, 2 October, 1839. [Draft.] RepUes to
letter in terms of the preceding minute. p. 801
September 26, Bishop of Nova Scotia to RusseU.    Asks that the Lt.-Governor
109 Piccadaiy.  gj^^Lj j-^ instructed to use means to develop the lands reserved for
the Dean and Chapter until such a corporation shall be created.
Minute: by Stephen, of 27 September. States that the Lt.-
Governor would have no means of carrying out such instructions, p. 807
Attached:
Unsigned to Bishop, CO., 4 October, 1839. [Draft.] RepUes
to letter in terms of the preceding minute. p. 811
September 26, Bishop of Nova Scotia to Stephen.    Reports that he has sent a
letter to RusseU on the lands for the Dean and Chapter. Reminds
him of the connection between these lands and the school
reserves. p. 815
Bishop of Nova Scotia to R. Vernon Smith [Under Secretary].
Acknowledges letter of 27 September, and expresses .satisfaction at
the disaUowance of the School Trustee Act. Is glad that the equitable
claim to a portion of the lands has been established. Hopes that
security wUl be given to tenure of lands. Renewed efforts will be
made to develop the lands.
Minute: by Stephen, of 2 October, that the correspondence or at
least this letter should be sent to the Lt.-Governor. p. 819
Attached:
Unsigned to Bishop, Downing St., 10 October, 1839. [Draft.]
Acknowledges letter, and states that the division of the lands wUl be
governed by the results of an enquiry which the Lt.-Governor has
been directed to institute. p. 823
109 Piccadaiy. A. 194
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Bishop of Nova Scotia to R. Vernon Smith, private.    Reports
other occasions on which he was given the opinion of the Law Officers, n
He wishes to be very accurate in the instructions which he sends to
the Archdeacon and clergy.
Minutes: deciding not to deviate from the decision given,   p. 827
T. [Orr] to Labouchere.   Asks that a
as to whether R. Birmingham is stUl Uving
enquiry should be made July s,
—.   QQO Roscommon.
Susan H. Pooley to Normanby. Asks for assistance for her Apra 19,
mother, the widow of the late A. C. Dodd, Chief Justice of Cape y y'
Breton.
' Minute: by Stephen, of 11 June, that there is no fund from
which such aid coidd be given. p. 839
Anne Van Courtland to Normanby, private.    States the services August 12,
of her husband, the late Capt. Van Courtland, and asks that aUweymouth.
reservations on her land in Nova Scotia may be removed.    These
are on the cutting of white pine and against the working of mines.
Minute: by Stephen, of 15 August, that the usual answer is to
be returned. p. 847
Attached:
Unsigned to Mrs. Van Courtland, 27 August, 1839. [Draft.]
States that the Government has no power to permit her to work the
mines on her property. p. 849
W
J. Watters and J. Kay to [Secretary of State].
commuted pensions should be restored.
Minute: by Stephen, of 11 November, that this should be sent
to the Lt.-Governor for his report. p. 857
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 16, 19 November, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of the memorial and caUs for a report. p. 861
Nova Scotia, A. 195
DELEGATES, 1839
Appendix No. I [Printed.]
Despatches from the Colonial Secretary and the Report of the
Delegates of the Assembly (Halifax: 1840). Printed by order of
Assembly: p. 7 PUBLIC ARCHIVES A. 195
(1) Normanby to CampbeU, No. 34. Downing St., 31 August,
1839. Reports on the interviews and correspondence with the
delegates and gives decisions on the points which have been discussed.
These are, the civU Ust, the composition of the Councils, the Post
Office, insurance companies, Customs, protection of the fisheries,
Crown lands, oaths, the Vice-Admiralty court, school lands, and real
estate claims. p. 9
(2) W. M. Young and H. Huntingdon to Normanby, 16 Prince's
St., Hanover Square, 29 May, 1839. Make representations as to the
expense of the Custom's department, and the possibility of combining
the coUection of imperial and provincial Customs duties. p. 12
(3) H. Labouchere [Under Secretary] to Young and Huntingdon,
Downing St., 25 June, 1839. Acknowledges letter of 29 May, and
transmits copy of a Treasury letter on free ports, and on collection
of provincial duties by British Customs officers. [Enclosure not at
this place.] p. 15
(4) Young and Huntingdon to Normanby, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 30 May, 1839. Transmit letter on the Customs,
state that they do not expect the delegates of the Council to arrive,
and ask for a second interview so as to be able to proceed with business.
[Enclosure not at this place.]    [Marked No. 2.] p. 15
(5) Labouchere to Young and Huntingdon, Downing St., 8 June,
1839. Acknowledges above letter, and states that an interview cannot be given until the delegates of Council arrive, or notice has been
given that they do not intend to come. p. 16
(6) Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 7 June, 1839. Express thanks for the request to the
Treasury to give them an interview. State a wish to be put in touch
with the Post Office authorities. Ask for an interview on the civU list,
and on the composition of the CouncU.    [Marked No. 3.] p. 16
(7) Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 10 June, 1839. Criticize Campbell for not informing
them of his intention to appoint delegates for the CouncU. Believe
that they are coming out of fear of a federal union. Ask that business
should be proceeded with if they faU to arrive on the Halifax packet.
[Marked No. 4.] p. 16
(8) Labouchere to Young and Huntingdon, Downing St., 15
June, 1839. States that Normanby understands that the CouncU
delegates have reached England, and also regrets their undeserved
remarks about Campbell. p. 17
(9) Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 18 June, 1839. Regret their mistake as to the Council
delegates, and ask pardon for the expression relating to Campbell.
Hope that the interviews wUl not be long delayed. They have not
yet had interviews with the Post Office or the Treasury. [Marked
No. 5.] p. 17 A. 195
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
(10) Labouchere to Young and Huntingdon, Downing St.,
19 June, 1839. States that F. Baring, Secretary of the Treasury,
wiU discuss the Post Office with them, and'wiU introduce them to the
authorities. p. 18
(11) Young and Huntingdon to Normanby, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 11 July, 1839. Refer to the matters which they intend
to discuss at the interview on Saturday. [For these subjects, see
above No. 1.]    [Marked No. 6.] p. 18
(12) Huntingdon to Labouchere, 8 Maddox St., Hanover Sq.,
17 July, 1839. Corrects a statement which he made at the interview,
with respect to the appointment of Commissioners of schools. No
interference is required, as the School Act wUl expire next session.
[Marked No. 7.] p. 21
(13) Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 24 July, 1839. Transmit draft of a Bill to regulate
the disposal of Crown lands.    [Marked No. 8.] p. 22
Enclosed:
BUl.
p. 22
(14) Young to Labouchere, London, 24 August, 1839. Suggests
reduction of the salaries of the Commissioners of Crown Lands at
HaUfax and Sydney. Asks that consent be given to the Chancery
Act. Requests that the Journals of ParUament be sent next week.
[Marked No. 9.] p. 23
(15) Alex. Stewart [Delegate of CouncU] to Normanby, 202
Kccachlly, June, 1839. Defends the Legislative CouncU and explains
the differences with the Assembly.    [Marked No. 10.] p. 24
(16) L. M. Wilkins [Delegate of CouncU] to Normanby, London,
28 June, 1839. Defends the Legislative CouncU and explains the
differences with the Assembly.    [Marked No. 11.] p. 26
(17) Stewart to Normanby, 202 PiccadUly, 24 July, 1839.
States that a reply wUl be sent when the Assembly delegates shall
have sent in their statement as to the civU list. Explains their
anxiety to obtain an answer to the Legislative CouncU resolutions.
[Marked No. 12.] p. 29
(18) F. Baring [Secretary: Treasury] to J. Stephen [Under
Secretary: CO.], Treasury Chambers, 24 July, 1839. States that
the Order-in-CouncU for making free warehousing ports at Digby and
Arichat, has been sent to the Commissioners of Customs. [Marked
No. 13.] p. 29
(19) Baring to Stephen, Treasury Chambers, 13 June, 1839.
Refers to previous correspondence and states that directions have
been given to constitute free warehousing ports at Digby and Arichat.
The Legislature must make provision for any extra expense entaUed
by the coUection of provincial duties by British Customs officers.
[Marked No. 14.] p. 29 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 195
(20) G. J. Pennington [For the Secretary of the Treasury] to
Stephen, Treasury Chambers, 8 July, 1839. Points out the necessity
of reserving for the Queen's pleasure any Act to enable British Customs
officers to collect provincial duties. Notes that the reductions which
wUl affect new officers wiU reduce the cost of the establishment from
£8,142.9. to £6,192.9. a year. The colony has not been burdened,
as the balance has been provided from other sources. No reduction
beyond the present scale can be considered at present. [Marked
No. 15.] p. 30
Enclosed:
Schedule of Customs salaries.
p. 32
Appendix No. 2 [Printed.]
Normanby to Campbell, circular. Transmits documents relating to steam communication with British North America. Asks for
an opinion as to the best route for the conveyance of maUs from
Halifax to Quebec. p. 32
Enclosed:
(1) Extract of a Treasury letter, 29 April, 1839. Reports
arrangements made, including reduction in the postal rate. Trusts
that efforts wUl be made to improve the roads. p. 33
(2) T. A. Stayner [Deputy Postmaster General] to Lt.-Col.
W. Maberly [Secretary: General Post Office], Quebec, 30 November,
1838. [Extract.] Describes the possible postal routes, and the cost
of putting the Metis road in shape, together with the advantage it
affords. Cannot guarantee a shorter route than that taking seven
days. p. 33
(3) J. Barrow [Second Secretary: Admiralty] to CampbeU,
Admiralty, 12 AprU, 1839. Reports the agreement made with S.
Cunard, for transmission of the maUs. p. 34
May 23,
Downing St.
Appendix No. 3 [Printed,]
Normanby to Campbell, No. 16. Acknowledges despatch No.
17, of 23 May. Regrets the difference between the Assembly and
Legislative CouncU, as to the payment of delegates, and approves of
his refusal to advance the sum on application of the Assembly
alone. p. 34
Appendix No. 4 [Printed.]
Normanby to Campbell, No. 18. Acknowledges despatch No.
22, of 16 AprU, and states that he wUl attend to such representations
as the delegates of the Legislative Council shall make. Trusts that
the Legislature wUl defray the expense. p. 35
Appendix No. 5 [Printed.]
Lord John RusseU [Secretary of State] to Campbell, No. 4.
Reports his decision on school reserves and on the Act for the appointment of school trustees. p. 35 A. 195
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Appendix No. 6. [Printed.] 1839
RusseU to CampbeU, No. 5.    Transmits Treasury letter on the September __,
conference with the Assembly  delegates,  with respect to postalDowmng St-
arrangements.    C.  P.  Thomson's attention wUl be drawn to the
removal of obstacles to the adoption of the solution which has been
proposed. p. 37
Enclosed:
Pennington to
1839.
Treasury Chambers, 3 September,
p. 37
Appendix No. 7 [Printed.]
RusseU to CampbeU, No. 6.    Transmits a further letter from the September 26,
Treasury on the increase in the number of free ports.    Trusts thatDowmng St"
the Legislature wUl provide for the increased expense. p. 30
Enclosed:
Pennington to Stephen, Treasury Chambers, 3 September, 1839.
Permits the opening of Windsor, Parrsborough, Cumberland, Shelburne and Lunenburg. The Legislature must meet the expense of
any additional officers required under this arrangement. p. 38
Appendix No. 8 [Printed.]
RusseU to CampbeU, No. 7.    Reports that the question of the September 29,
oath has been again referred to the Law Officers, who adhere to theDowmng st-
view that Parliament alone can change it. p. 39
dix No. 9 [Printed.]
RusseU to CampbeU, No. 10.    States that further information October 28,
is required before orders are given for aUowing the entrance and  owmng *•
clearance   of   vessels   at either   Pugwash,    Wallace    or   Tatma-
gouche. p. 39
Appendix No. 10.    [Printed.]
RusseU to Campbell, No. 9.    Reports his decision as to the October is
terms upon which public officials are to hold office.    Some com-   owningl-
pensation might be given to persons who went to Nova Scotia on the
understanding that their office was secure. p. 39
Appendix No. 11 [Printed.]
Report from the delegates of the Assembly. [This is a detaUed
account of the progress of the mission.] Documents not already
calendared are:
(1) Young and Huntingdon to Normanby, 2 Hay Market,
20 May, 1839. Report that they are delegates of the Assembly, and
ask for an interview. P- 58
(2) C. Yorke [Private Secretary] to Young and Huntingdon,
Colonial Office, 20 May, 1839. States that Normanby wiU see them
on 24 May. p. 58 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 195
(3) Labouchere to Young and Huntingdon, Downing St., 6 June,
1839. States that their communication on the Customs has been
sent to the Treasury, with a request that they should be given an
interview. P- 58
(4) Young and Huntingdon to F. Baring [Secretary: Treasury],
16 Prince's St., Hanover Sq., 21 June, 1839. Explain the views of
the Assembly with respect to the Post Office. p. 59
(5) Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 27 June, 1839. Ask for documents concerning the
estabUshment of free ports. p. 62
(6) Labouchere to Young and Huntingdon, Downing St., 5 July,
1839. Acknowledges above letter, and states that the Treasury has
declined to grant their request for the papers on which the free port
decision- was based. p. 62
(7) Minutes of the Executive CouncU of Nova Scotia, 11 May,
1838, on free ports and the collection of provincial duties by British
Customs officers. p. 62
(8) Young and Huntingdon to the Treasury, London, 8 July,
1839. Make representations as to the need for increasing the number
of free ports in Nova Scotia. p. 63
(9) Young and Huntingdon to Treasury, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 8 July, 1839. Express pleasure that their wishes as to
collection of provincial duties, wUl be acceded to. The Legislature
wUl have to provide for an extra clerk. Make other suggestions as
to staff. p. 65
(10) Young and Huntingdon to Treasury, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 8 July, 1839. Ask for the repeal of the Imperial duty
on the importation of wheat flour. p. 66
(11) Normanby to Young and Huntingdon, Colonial Office,
8 July, 1839.    WUl see them on 13 July. p. 66
(12) A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury] to Young
and Huntingdon, 9 July, 1839. Acknowledges letter of 8 July,
which wUl be considered. p. 66
(13) W. Huskisson [Secretary of State] to Lt.-Col. J. Ready
[Lt.-Governor of P.E.I.], Downing St., 30 October, 1827. Regrets
the dispute between the Legislative CouncU and the Assembly, and
the way in which the CouncU revived a dormant right. The Assembly
should be urged to consider the need of friendly relations, and con-
ciliation. p. 67
(14) Young and Huntingdon to the Treasury, 16 Prince's St.,
Hanover Sq., 19 July, 1839. Ask that Customs duties may be paid
in doubloons at 64 s. stg. and doUars at the rate of 4s. 2d. p. 67 A. 195
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
(15) Pennington  to  Stephen,   Treasury  Chambers,   17  July,      1839
1839.   States that the decision on free ports was made on documents
furnished by Colonial Office, except for certain returns made by the
Customs officers.   The general practice does not permit that such
reports should be given to the delegates. p. 68
(16) Labouchere  to   Young  and   Huntingdon,   Downing  St.,
24 July, 1839. States that the documents furnished to the Treasury,
respecting free ports, were chiefly, the Address of Assembly of 1838,
the memorials from Annapolis and Digby, and the report of the
Executive CouncU p. 68
(17) Spearman to Young and Huntingdon, Treasury Chambers,
25 July, 1839. Acknowledges letter of 19 July, which wUl receive
consideration. Any necessary further communication wUl be
made. p. 68
A. Stewart and L. M. Wilkins [Delegates of the Legislative CouncU]
Wilkins to Normanby.    Urges his claim to consideration, and May is.
renews his request that his son should be made Queen's Counsel,  p. 71PowMsk-
Stewart to Normanby.    Asks for a copy of the letter which he June 17.
wrote to Glenelg during the previous year, suggesting changes in the202 PiccadiUy-
Nova Scotia constitution.
Minute: of 17 June, that a copy should be sent. p. 75
Stewart to Normanby.   Asks for an interview in which to press June 27,
the  claim  of  the  Chief  Justice,   B. HaUiburton,   for  arrears  Gf ^Plccadllly-
salary. p. 79
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 20, 7 December, 1839. Points out
that HaUiburton and others are entitled to have their salaries augmented to the sum set by Ripon's despatch of 25 September, 1832.
They have no retrospective claim, but the case should be represented
to the Assembly. p. 83
Wilkins to Normanby.   [See above, Appendix I, No. 16.]    p. 99 June 28,
*^ London.
Stewart to Normanby.    [See above, Appendix I, No. 15.]    p. 87^e^iccadmy
Stewart to Normanby.    Transmits a memorandum on the salary ^Jjv..,,
of the Chief Justice, and reminds him of the promise that he wUl be      l       y'
put in touch with the Treasury as to the loss due from payments by
currency. p. Ill
Enclosed:
Memorandum, 5 July, 1839.
p. 113
(1) Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary: Treasury], 13 July, 1839.
[Draft.]   Asks that an interview be given to Stewart. p. 115
(2) Unsigned to Stewart, 13 July,  1839.    [Draft.]    Transmits
copy of above letter to Baring. p. 117 —1
PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 195
Stewart to Normanby. Refers to the correspondence of 1834,
respecting the opening of Nova Scotia ports. Trusts that Cumberland
will not be overlooked. There is need for an officer near Wallace,
Pugwash or Tatmagouche.    Wallace might be the most convenient.
Minute: of 19 July, that a copy should be sent to the Board of
Trade, with a request that if such a measure is proposed, Stewart be
heard.    Stewart should be informed as to this. p. 123
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary: Treasury], 31 July, 1839.
[Draft.]   Sends above letter and asks that Stewart be heard,     p. 135
(2) Unsigned to Stewart, 31 July, 1839.    [Draft.]
as to what has been done on his letter of 17 July.
Informs him
p. 136
(3) Unsigned to Stewart, 31 October, 1839. [Draft.] States
that orders have been given to open the port of Cumberland, and that
a decision on clearances at Pugwash, WaUace or Tatmagouche, wUl
depend on a report to be made by the Customs officers in Nova
Scotia. p. 139
Stewart and Wilkins to Normanby. Give their respective
addresses for the next few weeks. They wUl return if their presence
is required. Hope that they will be informed of the decisions on the
matters under discussion. p. 143
Stewart and Wilkins to Normanby. Transmit copy of a letter
which has been sent to Sir George Ross and. J. H. Ley, asking that
copies of the ParUamentary Journals should be furnished to the
Legislative CouncU. p. 147
Enclosed:
Stewart to [Ross and Ley], Halifax, 10 January, 1839.
Minutes: as to action on this request. p. 149
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
24 September, 1839. [Draft.] Transmits copy of the above letter,
and asks for the opinion of the Treasury. p. 155
(2) Unsigned to Stewart and Wilkins, undated. [Draft.] States
that their application has been referred to the Treasury.
Minute: that this is to be sent when the Treasury answer has
been received. p. 156
Stewart to Normanby. Explains the dispute over the payment
of the delegation, and asks that this be met from the casual revenue.
Minute: of 26 July, by Stephen to T. W. C Murdock, that he
wUl have to get instructions from H. Labouchere, as he is not famiUar
with what went on at the discussions with the delegates. p. 159
Stewart to Normanby.    [See Appendix I, No. 17.]
171 A. 195 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 141
Stewart to Lord John RusseU [Secretary of State]. Asks for an 1839
interview on the memorial which he had presented to Normanby, on September 7
behalf of the Chief Justice, B. HaUiburton. \__X%_\^_\_
Minutes: (1) of 16 September, appointing this for Thursday next; ang am   ace
(2) explaining this case. p. 175
Stewart and Wilkins to RusseU.    Ask to be informed as to any septembw- is.
nunication made to the delegates of Assembly.
Approved minute: by Stephen, of 20 September, for a reply
5 Foley Place,
Langham Place.
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which wUl state that the only correspondence has been with the
Lt.-Governor. p. 179
Attached:
Unsigned to Stewart and Wilkins, 27 September, 1839.    [Draft.]
RepUes in terms of the preceding minute. p. 183
Stewart to E. Harrison [Colonial Office].   Transmits a note from September __,
Enclosed:
WUkins to Stewart, London, 23 September, 1839. p. 189
WUkins to RusseU.    Wishes to caU before returning to North September __,
America. 202 Piccadilly.
Minute: as to the time. p. 191
Stewart to RusseU.    Asks for his good offices in obtaining copies November 15,
of the ParUamentary Journals, for the use of the Legislative Council i^on.Place'
of Nova Scotia.    Offers to give information as to the colonies, while
he remains in England.
Minute: by Stephen, of 21 November, giving reasons against
interference by RusseU in this. p. 195
Enclosed:
(1) J. H. Ley [Clerk of the House of Commons], Exeter, 13
November, 1839. - p. 201
(2) Copy of a letter sent to Sir George Ross and to J. H. Ley,
Halifax, 10 January, 1839. p. 207
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Stewart, 30 November, 1839. [Draft.] Reports
that a set of the Journals of the House of Commons is ready and wUl
be shipped from Falmouth but asks payment of postage from London
to that port. Arrangements are in progress respecting the Lords'
Journals. Asks for a list of the required Parliamentary Papers,
which can be submitted to the Treasury. p. 215
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 15, 15 November, 1839. [Draft.]
States that directions have been given to furnish the Legislative
Council with the Journals of the House of Commons. p. 219 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 195
(3) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 32, 5 February, 1840. [Draft.]
Transmits an extract from a letter from Lt. David Welch of the Swift.
reporting the damage done to the Journals during the voyage. Calls
for a report from the Speaker of the Legislative CouncU. p. 221
Enclosed:
Report.
Stewart to R. Vernon Smith [Under Secretary]
p. 222
December 3, Stewart to K. Veinoa smitn [Unaer secretary].    States that he
Por&fpiuwse. ^as made arrangements for paying postage on the Journals. This
firm wUl send the Statutes at large which he purchased. Express
thanks for the recommendation from RusseU which brought the gift
of the Journals. He wUl furnish a list of the required ParUamentary
Papers. p. 225
December 7, Stewart to Vernon Smith.    Transmits a list of ParUamentary
Port&d Place. Papers required by the Legislative Council. Urges that RusseU
should recommend that Nova Scotia adopt legal ameUorations introduced by Sir Samuel RomUly into the criminal code of England.
Minute: by Stephen, of 11 December, as to compUance with the
request for papers. p. 233
March 22.
March 25.
Enclosed:
List, 7 December, 1839.
Attached:
p. 237
Unsigned to A. Y. Spearman [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
3 January, 1840. [Draft.] Transmits above Ust and requests that
these should be gratuitously suppUed to the Legislative Council.
Minute: by Stephen, of 13 December, that a copy of this correspondence should be sent to the Lt.-Governor. p. 241
Unsigned to Stewart. [Draft.] States that he will be nominated
to the Executive CouncU if he so wishes. p. 249
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 24, 18 December, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits correspondence with CampbeU on his proposed appointment to the Executive Council. [Stewart's reply not at this
place.] p. 251
W. Young and H. Huntingdon [Delegates of the Assembly]
Address of Assembly to the Queen, on grievances. p. 491
Returns to Assembly by the Lt.-Governor.
(1) Intended appropriation of the casual revenue. p. 519
(2) Registrar's fees, 1833-1837. p. 521
(3) Duties coUected under British Acts, 1834-1838. p. 527
(4) Sale of Crown lands, 1827-1838. p. 529
(5) Land sales Cape Breton, 1832-1838. p. 533 A. 195 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 14
Resolution of Assembly that the delegates shaU present the      1839
Address to the Queen. p. 487 April 3.
Young and Huntingdon to Normanby.    [See Appendix I, No. 2.] May 29,
Minute: by Stephen, as to action on this. p. 25516 Princes St-
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to F. Baririg [Secretary: Treasury], 7 June, 1839.
|Draft.] Transmits copy of the above letter, and states the opinion
that these demands wUl be persisted in. If these cannot be compUed
with, reasons that would satisfy aU impartial and dispassionate
persons should be given.  The delegates should be interviewed,    p. 267
(2) Unsigned to Young and Huntingdon, 25 June, 1839. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of the Treasury letter of 13 June, on this subject.
[Enclosure not at this place.] p. 273
Young and Huntingdon to Normanby.    [See Appendix I, No. 4.] May 30,
Minutes: as to the reply. p. 27916Princes St'
Attached:
[Labouchere] to Young and Huntingdon, 8 June, 1839. [Draft.]
[See Appendix I, No. 5.] p. 283
Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere.    [See Appendix I, No. 6.] June 7,
Minute: of 8 June, that the Treasury should be informed as to16Princee st'
the wish of the delegates to  be introduced to the  Post  Office
authorities. p. 287
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Young and Huntingdon, undated. [Draft,
canceUed.] Acknowledges above letter and states that the Treasury
has been requested to put them in touch with the Post Office
authorities. States that Normanby wiU receive them on [date left
blank].
Minute: that this was canceUed when the arrival of the Council
delegates was known. p. 291
(2) Unsigned to F. Baring [Secretary: Treasury], 17 June, 1839.
[Draft.] Asks that the delegates should be given an interview, and
also be put in touch with the Post Office authorities. p. 293
Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere.    [See Appendix I, No. 7.] Juneio,
Minute: of 13 June, that they should be informed of the depar-16 Pnnces st*
ture [from Nova Scotia] of the CouncU delegates. p. 299
Attached:
Unsigned to Young and Huntingdon, 15 June, 1839. [Draft.]
[See Appendix I? No. 8.] P- 305
Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere.   [See Appendix I, No. 9.] J™*]^ st>
Minute: of 19 June, as to the reply. p. 311 : PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 195
Attached:
Labouchere to Young and Huntingdon, 19 June, 1839. [Draft.]
[See Appendix 1, No. 10.] p. 315
Young and Huntingdon to Labouchere.   [See Appendix II, No. 5.]
Attached:
(1) [Labouchere] to Young and Huntingdon, 5 July, 1839.
[Draft.]    [See Appendix II, No. 6.] "    p. 321
(2) Unsigned to Baring, 6 July, 1839. [Draft.] States that the
delegates have asked to be put in possession of the documents on
which the decision on free ports has been based. They have been
told that this has been referred to the Treasury. p. 323
Young and Huntingdon to Normanby. [See Appendix I,
No. 11.] p. 331
Huntingdon to Labouchere.    [See Appendix I, No. 12.]     p. 453
Young [and Huntingdon] to Labouchere. [See Appendix I,
No. 13.    This is signed by Young only.]
Minutes: as to this biU on Crown lands. p. 457
Enclosed:
BiU.
p. 471
September 5,
Tavistock
Hotel.
Young to Labouchere. Suggests that the salaries of the Commissioners of Crown lands at Halifax and Sydney should be reduced,
and asks that approval should be given to the Act for regulating the
Court of Chancery.
Minutes: as to what should be done. . p. 605
Young to Stephen.    Wishes to caU before saUing.
p. 609
List of school commissioners in 1838. A mark has been placed
after the names of those who are members of the Church of England, p. 597
List of members of the Legislative CouncU hi 1838-1839, showing
the denomination. p. 601
Similar list of the Executive CouncU.
p. 603
Nova Scotia A. 196
MAJOR-GEN. SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, 1840
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 1.    Transmits copy of the speech and
addresses on opening the session.    [Speech not at this place.]
Minute: of 19 February, that this is to be acknowledged.      p. 14 A. 196 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Enclosed:
(1) Address of the Legislative CouncU, undated.
(2) Address of Assembly, undated.
p. 19
p. 31
(3) Resolution of Assembly for presentation of the Address,
2 January, 1840. p. 35
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 34, 20 February, 1840. [Draft].
Acknowledges above despatch. p. 11
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 2.    Acknowledges despatch No. 53, January 27,
of 23 December, and transmits copy of the account of the Commis-HaUfax*
sioners for erecting the Ughthouses on St. Paul's and Scatterie Islands.
[Enclosure not at this place.]
Minutes: (1) by Stephen, of 19 February, that if this is an account
of expenses it should be sent to the Treasury; (2) that it was sent to
the Treasury on 26 February. p. 39
Campbell  to   RusseU.    Acknowledges  despatches  Nos.   ll-l^^f"^28,
.of dates from 9 to 27 November, 1839.
Campbell to RusseU, No. 3.    Transmits papers dealing with the January 28,
trial of S. D. Clarke, who has been sentenced to death.    Supports the Hahtax-
recommendations for mercy.
Minute: by Stephen, of 19 February, that clemency has been
exercised, and giving instructions as to commutation of sentence, p. 43
Enclosed:
(1) Report of trial.
(2) Memorial by the jury, praying that clemency be
granted. p. 99
(3) Concurrence of the judges in the plea for mercy, 28 January,
1840. p. 103
(4) Petition from the inhabitants of HaUfax, 1840.
(5) Affidavit of T. Bannister and T. Smith, that the prisoner was
deprived of several witnesses, 27 January, 1840. p. 133
(6) Similar certificate from J. W. Nutting, Clerk of the Crown,
28 January, 1840. p. 139
(7) Newspaper report of the trial.
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 36, 24 February, 1840. [Draft.]
Replies to above despatch, in terms of the minute of 19 February,  p. 49
13605—10 PUBLIC ARCHIVES A. 196
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 4. Acknowledges despatch No. 12,
of 11 November, and transmits a letter from C. R. Fairbanks, Master
of the Rolls, explaining the delay in making his report on the draft
BUl for amending Chancery practice. Suggests that no decision is
now required as a new and unobjectionable measure is about to be
submitted to the Legislature.
Minute: by S. J. Blount, of 20 February, that this Bill was not
registered because it was reserved "This mode of reservation being
informal." p. 153
Enclosed:
Fairbanks to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary of the Colony]'
HaUfax, 28 January, 1840. p. 155
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 5. Transmits accounts of the casual
and territorial revenue, together with a report on the coals raised,
sold and exported to 31 December, 1839. p. 161
Enclosed:
(1) Accounts of casual revenue. p. 165
(2) Statement of coal mines. p. 169
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 6. States that RusseU's despatch of
16 October, on the tenure of office was presented to the Assembly,
where it was hailed as recognition of the claim to responsible government. Transmits resolutions and other papers on the Assembly's lack
of confidence in the Executive CouncU. Gives reason for which he
declined to comply with the demand, and reports that J. Howe
intends to move for his recaU. p. 173
Enclosed:
(1) Address of Assembly, presenting resolutions, undated,   p. 185
Sub-enclosure:
Resolutions, 5 February, 1840. p. 187
(2) Reply of the Lt.-Governor, undated. p. 191
(3) Address of Assembly, 12 February, 1840. p. 195
(4) Reply of the Lt.-Governor, undated. p. 201
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 7. Acknowledges despatches Nos.
22-32, of 7-31 December, 1839, 1 January-5 February, 1840 and
circulars of December, 1839, and 8 and 22 February, 1840.       p. 205
CampbeU to Russell, No. 8. Transmits the Address of Assembly
on the Queen's marriage.
Minute: of 22 April, as to the suitable answer. p. 209
Enclosed:
Address, 26 March, 1840. p. 217 A. 196 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 43, 27 AprU, 1840. [Draft.] Acknowledges Address. p. 211
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 9. Acknowledges Despatch No. 21, March 2.
of 9 December. Gives reasons for which he offered J. Morton aHalifax'
choice of a seat in either CouncU, and transmits copy of his letter
electing a seat in the Legislative CouncU, as also a letter from M. G.
Black declining a seat. J. L. Starr and M. Tobin have been sworn
in to the Legislative CouncU. Has not yet heard whether J. Bond,
P. De Cartaret, and D. McFarlane wiU joint that body. Renews his
appUcation for the appointment of J. McNab to the Executive
CouncU.    J. B. Uniacke has resigned.
Minute: by Stephen, 29 AprU that the necessary steps should
be taken. p. 221
Enclosed:
(1) Morton to Campbell, HaUfax, 23 March, 1840. p. 233
(2) Black to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary], Halifax, 23
March, 1840 p. 237
(3) Uniacke to Campbell, Halifax, 8 February, 1840. p. 241
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to the Lord President [Privy Council], Downing
St., 30 April, 1840. [Draft.] Requests that Morton and McNab
should receive appointments to the Legislative and Executive
CouncUs, respectively. p. 227
(2) Unsigned to CampbeU, 4 May, 1840.
the appointments of Morton and McNab,
opinion as to further changes.
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 10.    Transmits an Address from the March 27,
Legislature praying for the repeal of the British Act which prohibits HaUfax-
lading timber on deck. p. 245
Enclosed:
Address, 21 March, 1840.
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 56|, 18 June, 1840. [Draft.] Acknowledges above despatch, and reports on the measure limiting this
restriction, which will be introduced into ParUament. p. 247
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 11.    Reports on the Address for his March 2
removal from office.    In spite of this, more work has been done than Halifax-
in any previous session.    Transmits pubUc addresses approving of
his administration.
Minutes: as to what should be done. p. 267
13605—10$ PUBLIC ARCHIVES
Enclosed:
(1) Speech on prorogation.
(2) Address from Halifax.
(3) Campbell reply to the above address.
A. 196
p. 287
p. 289
p. 297
(4) Reply to the address from the Legislative Council.      p. 299
(5) Address from Pictou. p. 301
(6) Another Address from Pictou. p. 305
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 46, 30 April, 1840. [Draft.] States
that he cannot present the Address of Assembly to the Queen, and
discusses the necessary change in the composition of the Executive
Council. The Governor General has been asked to go to Halifax to
effect these. p. 275
CampbeU to Russell, No. 12. Acknowledges despatch No. 26,
of 1 January, with the mandamus appointing A. Stewart to the
Executive CouncU. Gives explanation as to his selections. Transmits
a memorandum by J. Howe on this subject, and points out that in
this paper he had recommended Stewart.
Minutes: (1) by R. V. Smith, of 23 AprU, that this seems a full
justification, but does not know if it is complete; (2) [by RusseU],
of 25 AprU, that something is untold, and that the liberal members
were in a minority. p. 309
Enclosed:
Paper by Howe.
Attached:
Unsigned  to   CampbeU,   No.   26,
Transmits mandamus for A. Stewart.
1  January,   1840.
p. 319
[Draft.]
p. 315
CampbeU to RusseU, private. Defends himself against the
charges brought by the Assembly in the Address asking for his recaU.
Minute: of 24 AprU, that nothing can be done without deUbera-
tion, and disapproving of the Lt.-Governor's calling two-thirds of
the Assembly "a few factious demagogues." Asks for the despatches, p. 323
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 13. Transmits resolutions of the
Legislative CouncU, with an Address to the Queen on the school lands.
Minutes: referring to the full investigation which had been
ordered. p. 335
Enclosed:
Address.
p. 361 A. 196 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached: 184
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 45, 29 AprU, 1840. [Draft.] Acknowledges above despatch, and states that the enquiry should be made as
extensive and searching as possible. p. 339
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 14.    Transmits returns required by the March 30
House of Commons. p. 373 HaUfax*
Enclosed:
(1) Return of revenue and expenditure 1824-1838. p. 377
(2) Abstract of exports, imports, and tonnage 1827-1838.    p. 381
(3) Grant and sale of Crown Lands, 1832-1839. p. 407
(4) SimUar return of Crown Lands in Cape Breton. p. 411
CampbeU to RusseH, No. 15. Transmits resolutions of the Apra i,
Legislative CouncU expressing thanks for the Journals of the HouseHalifax-
of Commons.    [Enclosure not transcribed.]
Minute: of 24 April, for the acknowledgment. p. 413
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 44, 28 AprU, 1840. [Draft.] Acknowledges resolution. p. 415
Campbell to RusseU No. 16.    Transmits resolution of Assembly, Apra 2,
and the answering Address of the Legislative CouncU, respecting the HaUfax*
rejection of the BUls for registration of deeds and for a civil list.    He
will write with regard to this last BUl and on the payment of the
expenses of the delegates to England.
Minutes: as to what should be done. p. 427
Enclosed:
Address of the Legislative CouncU, 27 March, 1840. [Resolution
of Assembly not transcribed.] p. 441
CampbeU to RuSseU, No. 17. Transmits printed copies of the
reports made by the delegates to their respective Houses. [Enclosures
not at this place.]
Minutes: (1) by R. V. Smith, of 24 AprU, that there does not April 3,
appear to be any important object in dispute; (2) by RusseU, of ia*'
29 AprU, that he has taken the reports for consideration. p. 497
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 18.    Transmits copy of a letter from Apra 4,
S. G. W. Archibald on the Addresses of Assembly expressing want of HaUfax-
confidence in the Executive Council.    Repeats his views as to the
incompatabiUty of joint tenure of the offices of Attorney General
and Speaker of Assembly.
Minutes: as to what should be done on this, with one by RusseU,
of 28 April, stating that it would not mend matters to make a
change. p. 501 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
Enclosed:
Archibald to Campbell, Halffax, 3 April, 1840.
A. 196
p. 503
Campbell to RusseU, No. 19. Discusses the police establishment, and recommends that an allowance should be given to W. Q.
Sawers, for services in this department. [This despatch was written
on 24 December, 1839, but was not sent tiU April, 1840, because he
wished to ascertain whether it would be possible to charge this to the
casual revenue.]
Minutes: as to what should be done. p. 511
Enclosed:
Minute of Council, 20 December, 1839.
p. 531
Attached:
Unsigned to Falkland, No. 6, 3 October, 1840. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch and gives reasons for which consent
cannot be given to the proposal. p. 519
CampbeU to RusseU. States that many members of Assembly
have expressed regret with respect to the Address asking for his recall.
Suggests dissolution of the Assembly. p. 539
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 20. Transmits copies of proceedings
hi both Houses, on the payment of the delegates to England, and
suggests that in order to settle this dispute, they should be paid from
the casual revenue.    [Enclosures not transcribed.]
Minutes: as to what should be done. p. 543
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 52, 26 May, 1840.   [Draft.]  Acknowl-
above   despatch,   and   permits   payment   from   the   casual
revenue. p. 547
Campbell to Russell, No. 21. Transmits printed papers of
opposite politics with respect to recent public meetings [on his proposed recaU].    [Enclosures not at this place.]
Minute: by RusseU, of 11 May, that Mr. BeU seems a cool
sensible man, and the SoUcitor General very able. This should be
acknowledged. p. 575
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 49, 14 May, 1840.
edges above despatch.
[Draft.]
Acknowl-
p. 577
CampbeU to Russell, No. 22. Transmits accounts, and a report
on certain legal charges which have been paid out of Crown revenues,
in accordance with Russell's despatch No. 18, of 26 November,
1839. p. 581
Enclosed:
Accounts. d. 589 A. 196
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached: 184
Unsigned to C. E. Trevelyan [Assistant Secretary: Treasury],
19 May, 1840.    [Draft.]   Transmits account. p. 583
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 23. Transmits papers dealing with the Apra 10,
faUure of the CivU List BUl. Discusses this and trusts that the11*1***-
question wUl not again be submitted to the Legislature.
Minutes: as to what should be done, including RusseU's decision
to wait for C P. Thomson's report. p. 597
FJnclosed:
S.  B.  Robie to CampbeU,  Halifax,
[Legislative proceedings not transcribed.]
AprU,   1840.
[Draft.]
p. 639
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 24. Transmits Address of Assembly April n.
complaining of encroachments by fishermen from the United States,Halifax-
and asking for protection.
Minute: by Stephen, of 9 May, that this should be sent to the
Foreign Office. p. 649
Enclosed:
Address, 27 March, 1840.
p. 653
Rules and regulations respecting the fisheries and for preventing
UUcit trade in Her Majesty's Dominions in America. p. 665
CampbeU to  RusseU, No.  25.    Transmits letter from C  R. April ii,
Fairbanks, requesting that a smaU sum should be paid from the casual  alifax"
revenue, to meet the expenses of a crier and of fuel for the courts of
Chancery and Vice-Admiralty.
Minutes: as to what should be done. p. 693
Enclosed:
Fairbanks to CampbeU, HaUfax, 10 AprU, 1840. p. 699
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 53, 27 May, 1840 [Draft.] Acknowledges above letter and gives the necessary consent. p. 695
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 26.    Transmits fees for the mandamuses April 13,
of J. Bond and D. McFarlane, with a letter from P. De Cartaret,Kmax-
declining a seat in the Legislative CouncU.    Does not consider it
expedient to propose persons to fill the vacancies. p. 707
Enclosed:
De Cartaret to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary], Arichat,
3 AprU, 1840. p. 717
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to [CampbeU], No. 31, Downing St., 29 January,
1840. [Draft.] Sends mandamuses for members of the Legislative
Council.    [Enclosures not at this place.] p. 709 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 196
(2) Unsigned to Falkland, No. 2, 31 August, 1840. [Draft.]
Transmits copy of a letter from A. Stewart, suggesting that members
of the Legislative CouncU should be appointed for life, and that the
Crown should nominate the President of that CouncU. Directs him
to report on his proposal. [Enclosure not at this place. See A. 198,
p. 727.] p. 713
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 27. Transmits Act for incorporating
Queen's College, at Horton, with a petition from the Nova Scotia
Baptist Education Society praying that assent be given to it. The
Act, cap. 3, repeals the tenth clause of the former Act for settling
titles on the Mire* grant of Cape Breton. Sends also the Act for
limiting duration of Assemblies. The joint Address oh the Act for
granting a drawback on foreign wheat flour, explains the reasons for
enactment, and also asks that privUeges existing in Canada and New
Brunswick as to the mode of coUecting certain duties on foreign
spirits and sugar, may be extended to Nova Scotia, and that seeds of
aU kinds of barUla and corkwood may be imported, duty free. Sends
also the Act to appoint a new Board of Trustees for Dalhousie CoUege.
Minutes: including one by Russell, of 12 May, referring to his
report, and directing that the despatch should be acknowledged in
the usual manner. p. 721
Enclosed:
(1) Memorial of the Executive Committee of Nova Scotia
Baptist Society, undated. p. 737
(2) Address of the Legislature, 26 March, 1840.
this place.]
[Acts not at
p. 753
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 55§, Downing St., 16 June, 1840.
[Draft.] Acknowledges above despatch and states that consent wUl
be given to the Act for incorporating the CoUege at Horton, if the
Legislature wUl amend it so as to change the name, in accordance
with objections already stated. Amendment is needed to the Mire1
Tract Act, since it is obvious that the ninth and not the tenth clause
is intended. Transmits Order-in-Council confirming the Act for
limiting the duration of AssembUes. The Act on drawbacks cannot be
considered untU the Act aUuded to in the first clause shaU have been
received. The Act to incorporate trustees for Dalhousie is objectionable, and the Assembly is to be asked to repeal the clause which
gives them a voice in the selection of trustees. p. 729
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 28. Transmits copy of a letter from
S. G. W. Archibald, Attorney General, and J. W. Johnston, Solicitor
General, and requests instructions as to the disposal of S. D. Clarke,
whose sentence has been commuted to transportation. p. 767
Enclosed:
Archibald and Johnston to Sir Rupert D. George [Secretary],
Halifax, 14 April, 1840. p. 775 A. 196
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
Attached: 1S40
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 48, 13 May, 1840. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and points out that as transportation
is not recognized by the laws of Nova Scotia, Clarke's sentence
must be commuted for some punishment which can be undergone
within the colony, or for banishment. p. 771
CampbeU to RusseU, private. States that he has ascertained Apra is,
that J. McNab does not advocate responsible government. Asks a M'
that he be appointed to the Executive CouncU.
Minutes: of 12 and 13 May, that this has been approved,    p. 779
Minute by Stephen, for RusseU, that Viscount Falkland would August is.
like to saU on 4 September. p. 429
Attached:
Minute by RusseU that he may very weU go then.
p. 430
Unsigned to Viscount Falkland [Lt.-Governor], No. 1   [Draft.] August 1
Gives   instructions   for   conducting   the    Government   of   Nova
Scotia. p. 431
Nova Scotia, A. 197
MAJOR-GEN. SIR COLIN CAMPBELL AND
VISCOUNT FALKLAND, 1840
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 29. Reports that the Queen's marriage May 2,
was celebrated in aU parts of the colony, particularly by the charitable Halifax-
societies.    Transmits Addresses.
Minute: of 30 May, for acknowledgment. p. 5
Enclosed:
(1) Address  from  St.   George's  Society,   Halifax   [23  April],
1840. p. 13
(2) Address from the Charitable Irish Society, Halifax, 20 April,
1840. . p. 17
(3) Address from the North British Society, Halifax, 21 April,
1840. p. 21
(4) Address  from  the   Highland   Society,   Halifax,   21 April,
1840. p. 23
(5) Address of the Nova Scotia PhUanthropic Society to the
Queen, Halifax, 1 May, 1840. p. 29
(6) Address of the Nova Scotia PhUanthropic Society to Prince
Albert, Halifax, 1 May, 1840. p. 33
(7) Address  from  the  Carpenters'  Society,   Halifax,   1 May,
1840. p. 37 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 197
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 55, 2 June, 1840.
directions for acknowledging these Addresses.
[Draft.]
Gives
p. 7
Campbell to Russell. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 39 and 40,
of 6 and 9 March, as weU as two circulars, one dated March, and the
other 10 March, 1840. p. 41
Campbell to Russell, No. 30. Transmits Addresses from various
parts of the colony, expressing disapprobation of the conduct of the
Assembly [in demanding his recall].
Minute: by Stephen, of 30 May, that this is to be answered by
expressing satisfaction at these testimonials to Campbell. p. 45
Enclosed:
(1) Address from Windsor, 6 AprU, 1840. p. 51
(2) Address from Pictou. p. 55
(3) Address from Queen's Co., Liverpool, 9 April, 1840.      p. 59
(4) Address from the St. George's Society, Halifax, St. George's
Day [23 April], 1840. p. 65
(5) Address from Lunenburg.
(6) Address from Yarmouth, 20 April, 1840.
(7) Address from Upper GranvUle.
p. 71
p. 77
p. 83
(8) Address from Pugwash  and  the  Gulf shore  of  Wallace,
17 AprU, 1840. p. 91
(9) Address from Weymouth. p. 99
(10) Address   from   Middle   Musquodoboit and   the Meagher
Grant.
p. 107
(11) Address from Colchester, Truro, 27 AprU, 1840.
p. 119
(12) Address from Chester.
p. 127
Attached:
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 56, 3 June, 1840.   [Draft.]
edges above despatch.
Acknowl-
p. 47
Colonial Office Minute: "Barrack at Woodstock required to
check American Force at Houlton-Plan &c. inclosed." [Enclosure
not at this place.] p. 135
Attached:
Unsigned to Campbell, separate, 1 July, 1840. [Draft.]
Acknowledges despatch of 9 May, and approves of the plan for a
barrack. It is too late to insert it in the estimate for this year, and
the work must be postponed. p. 137 A. 197
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 31.    Acknowledges despatch No. 16,      184
of 19 November, and recommends the cases of J. Walter and J. Ray, May 20,
commuted pensioners.    Transmits testimonials and affidavit,     p. 141Halifax-
Enclosed:
(1) Affidavit by Walters, 13 May, 1840.
p. 145
(2) Testimonial by Col. P. Doherty, Bath, 27 April, 1831.    p. 149
(3) Testimonial by R. Smith, Maitland, 14 October, 1839.   p. 151
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 32.   States that certified copies of the June is.
Acts are sent under separate cover.    Transmits the Attorney General's Halifax-
abstract.    Reminds him that five Acts with suspending clauses were
sent in despatch No. 27, of 14 AprU.    Transmits a printed copy of the
Journal of the Assembly.    [Journal not at this place.]
Minutes: for acknowledgment. p. 153
Enclosed:
Attorney General's Abstract.
Attached:
p. 179
(1) Unsigned to the Lt.-Governor, Downing St., No. 12, 30
October, 1840. [Draft.] Gives objections to the Real Estate Act,
and directs him to caU these to the attention of the Legislature and
to report the reasons for adopting such provisions. p. 157
(2) Unsigned to Falkland, No. 25, Downing St., 26 December,
1840. [Draft.] Transmits Order-in-CouncU leaving eight Acts to
their operation No. 2053, for disposal of Crown lands; No. 2055,
packing of salted beef and pork; No. 2076, for incorporating the
St. Peter's Canal, to which there are objections which should be
remedied in similar Acts; No. 2077, to incorporate the MargaretvUle
Pier Co.; No. 2084, to incorporate the Bay of Fundy Steam Navigation
Co.; No. 2086, for compensation of the directors and auditors of the
Nova Scotia and Halifax Marine Insurance Co.; No. 2087, to amend
the Act regulating navigation of Pictou harbour, and No. 2088, adding
to and amending the Act concerning Halifax cemeteries. [Enclosure
not at this place. , See Nova Scotia Despatches, Vol 79, p.
464.] p. 165
(3) Unsigned to Falkland, No. 36, 26 February, 1841. [Draft.]
States that Act No. 2099 [for regulating importation of goods] is to be
left to its operation, under an Order-in-CouncU of 25 February,   p. 173
(4) Unsigned to Falkland, Downing St., 29 April, 1841. [Draft.]
Reports that ParUament is considering the equaUzation of imports
into the West Indies and British North America. Act No. 2045
granting a duty on flour wiU not be confirmed untU this is
settled. p. 175
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 33. Transmits pamphlet giving the June 16,
Address of Assembly [on his recaU], and of those presented to himHalifax-
from various parts of the colony. p. 263 PUBLIC ARCHIVES
Enclosed:
Pamphlet, Addresses, Halifax, 1840.    [Printed.]
A. 197
p. 267
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 34. Acknowledges despatch No. 46,
of 30 April, and expresses satisfaction at approval of his proceedings
on the Assembly's Address. Transmits copy of a letter which he
has written to C. P. Thomson, the Governor General. Thinks that
the Legislature should be dissolved before Thomson comes.
Minutes: as to expediting the answer. p. 317
Enclosed:
Campbell to Thomson, Halffax, 1 June, 1840.
Attached:
p. 325
(1) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 59, Downing St., 16 July, 1840.
[Draft.] Acknowledges despatch No. 34, of 16 June, and directs him
not to dissolve the Assembly. As soon as the Canada BUl has passed,
he wUl write on Nova Scotia.
Minute: asks whether Russell approves of the addition of the
words at the end. p. 321
(2) Another draft of this despatch.
p. 323
CampbeU to Russell. Acknowledges despatches Nos. 41-49, of
20 March, 26 April-14 May. p. 333
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 34 B. Transmits memorial from the
HaUfax Turf Club, asking for the same Royal patronage that has
been given in the Canadas.
Minutes: with one of 19 August, that the same course may
be taken. p. 341
Enclosed:
Memorial.
Attached:
p. 345
Unsigned to Campbell, No. 61, 26 August, 1840. [Draft.]
Replies to above despatch in terms of the preceding minute,     p. 343
Campbell to Russell. Acknowledges circulars of 10 March,
20 AprU, 4 May, 5 and 15 June, a separate despatch of 1 July, and
despatches Nos. 50-56, of 15 May to 3 July. p. 337
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 35. Transmits copy of the Journals of
Assembly for the last session.    [Enclosure not at this place.]     p. 353
CampbeU to Russell, No. 36. Transmits accounts of the casual
revenue to 30 June. The balance has been reduced to £1386.11.4,
by payment of the expenses of the delegation to England. p. 357
Enclosed:
Accounts.
p. 362 A. 197
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948
CampbeU to RusseU.    Transmits extracts from reports on the      1M0
new barracks required at Fredericton.    Asks that this be sanctioned. My 28,
The Ordnance has the necessary plans and estimates. HaUfax.
Minute: that the Ordnance has not reported. p. 365
Enclosed:
(1) Extract from the report and estimate for 1840 and
1841. p. 371
(2) Extract from the reports of the Inspector General of Fortifications and the Board of Ordnance, 1840. p. 373
Attached:
Unsigned to R. Byham [Secretary: Ordnance], 29 January, 1841.
[Draft.]    Transmits above despatch and asks for a report. p. 369
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 37.    Transmits correspondence with July 29,
C. P. Thomson, Governor General, in order to show that Thomson's      ax'
reference to abuses in his reply to the Address from Halifax, was not
intended to imply censure of CampbeU.
Minute: by A. Blackwood, of 21 August, that as approval has
been given to Thomson's reply to the Address from Halifax, this little
misrepresentation should not be noticed. p. 375
Enclosed:
(1) Governor General's reply to Address from Halifax,
printed. p. 381
(2) CampbeU to Thomson, Halifax, 16 July, 1840. p. 383
(3) Thomson to Campbell, Halifax, 16 July, 1840. p. 385
CampbeU to RusseU, No. 38. Expresses doubt as to the advis- August i.
abiUty of the changes recommended by Thomson. Feels mortified aliax'
that he was not left to work things out. It has given encouragement
to the dissatisfied party. Declares that he had originaUy planned to
constitute the Executive CouncU on the lines laid down by Thomson,
but Glenelg had disapproved. States objections to the appointment
of J. Howe. Members caUed to the Council should give the pledge
required by RusseU's despatch of 30 AprU.
Minute: by RusseU, of 17 May, that a new Lt.-Governor wUl be
appointed and that CampbeU wiU be given another position of honour
and trust. p. 391
Enclosed:
Thomson to CampbeU, Halifax, 27 July, 1840.
Attached:
p. 411
Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 62, 27 August, 1840. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and repUes in terms of RusseU's
minute. p. 407
CampbeU to RusseU.    Introduces G. Smith, a member of the gptember s,
Legislative CouncU. p. 427 PUBLIC ARCHIVES A. 197
Campbell to Russell.    Renews his application fCr salary for a
third clerk in the Secretary's office. p. 429
Minute: that this must be referred to the Treasury. p. 444
Attached:
(1) R. Vernon Smith [Under Secretary] to C. E. Trevelyan
[Assistant Secretary: Treasury], 6 November, 1840. [Draft.]
Transmits above despatch for consideration. p. 435
(2) Unsigned to Falkland, No. 29, 15 July, 1841. [Draft.]
Transmits correspondence with the Treasury requiring additional
information as to this office. [Enclosures not at this place. See
A. 198, p. 435.] p. 437
CampbeU to Russell. Explains the delay in forwarding the
Blue Book. p. 445
CampbeU to RusseU. Acknowledges despatch of 30 November,
and states that he cannot give any information as to the additional
clerk for the Secretary's office, except that he would not have recommended it had it not been necessary. Does not think that these
clerks have any other emoluments. p. 449
Attached:
Unsigned to Trevelyan, 14 December, 1840. [Draft.] Transmits
above letter and recommends that the appointment should be
made. p. 451
Viscount Falkland
Falkland to Russell, No. 1. Reports his arrival Explains the
delay in swearing him in, and reports the steps which he has taken to
settle the composition of the CoUncUs.
Minute: of 17 October, that Russell approves. p. 457
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to Falkland, No. 11, 19 October, 1840. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch, and expresses approval. The names
of J. Howe, J. B. Uniacke and S. G. W. Archibald wUl be submitted
for seats in the Executive CouncU. p. 463
(2) Unsigned to the Lord President of the CouncU, 29 October,
1840. [Draft.] Submits these names. [Notes as to appointees.] p. 465
Falkland to RusseU, No. 2. Acknowledges despatch No. 2, of
31 August, and asks for time to consider before giving an opinion as
to whether Legislative Councillors should be appointed for life, and
the President of that body appointed by the Crown. * p. 469
Falkland to RusseU, No. 3. Acknowledges despatch No. 3, of
5 September, and expresses thanks that his salary wUl be £3500.
Elects to have his aide-de-camp paid from the provincial revenue.
Minutes: as to this arrangement and to the difficulty of living
on the salary. p. 473 A. 197 REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1948 1
Attached: 1840
(1) Unsigned to Falkland, Downing St., 5 September, 1840.
[Draft.] Allows £3500 and states that either a private secretary or an
aide-de-camp may be paid from the public revenues. p. 475
(2) Unsigned to Falkland, No. 15, 11 November, 1840. [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch and gives authority to pay the aide-decamp from the casual revenue. p. 477
Falkland to RusseU, No. 4.    States that the only grant of lands October is,
in P.E.I., to a person named Saunders, is one to Sir Charles Saunders.HaUfax-
Transmits a copy.    [Enclosure not at this place.] p. 481
Attached:
Unsigned to Falkland, No. 4, 12 September, 1840. [Draft.]
Asks that a search be made for a grant of land in P.E.I., made about
1763 to Dr. Saunders. p. 483
Falkland to RusseU.   Acknowledges despatches of dates from October is.
24 August to 3 October.
p. 489*
Falkland  to  RusseU.    Transmits  an  address  from  the Irish October i
Charitable Society, congratulating the Queen on her recent escapeHallfax*
from assassination.
Minute: by Stephen, of 2 November, gives directions for an
acknowlegment. p. 493
Enclosed:
(1) Resolution  by  the  Irish  Charitable  Society,   17 August,
1840. p. 499
(2) Address, 17 August, 1840.
Attached:
p. 501
Unsigned to Falkland, No.  13, 3 November,  1840.    [Draft.]
Acknowledges above despatch. p. 495
Falkland to RusseU, No. 5.    Transmits papers dealing with the October 19.
proposed reform of the criminal law.    Trusts that the proposed BUls HaUfax-
may be studied by English authorities, and further suggestions sent
before the next meeting of the Legislature.
Minutes: as to what should be done. p. 505
Enclosed:
(1) J. W. Johnston [SoUcitor General] to Sir Rupert D. George
{Secretary of the Colony], Halifax, 17 October, 1840. p. 525
(2) Report of the Committee of CouncU on the Criminal Laws,
27 March, 1840.    [Printed.] p. 533
Attached:
(1) Unsigned to CampbeU, No. 35, 21 February, 1840.    [Draft.]
States that the papers requested by Stewart wiU be sent for the use PUBLIC ARCHIVES
A. 197
1840 of the Legislative CouncU. Urges revision of the criminal law of
Nova Scotia and promises the assistance of the British Government in
attaining this object. p. 509
(2) Unsigned to Campbell, No. 42, 26 AprU, 1840. [Draft.]
States that the Parliamentary Papers wUl be sent by the next conveyance, p. 517
(3) Unsigned to S. M. PhUlipps [Secretary: Home Office],
16 November, 1840. [Draft.] Transmits copy of Falkland's despatch No. 5, of 19 October, and asks that the Commissioners of
Criminal Law should be asked to examine these BUls aad make
requisite suggestions. p. 519
(4) Unsi