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The license cash books of the colonial secretary of Prince Edward Island : 1787-1805, 1812-1813

Author: Elizabeth Glen; P.E.I. Genealogical Society,; Prince Edward Island. Colonial Secretary,
Publisher: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island : Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society, [2013].
Series: Series 3: Marriage Records
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Summary:
Volume 1 contains 877 names of early settlers who applied for and/or received licenses from the local government of Prince Edward Island. The Cash Books were kept by Robert Gray (Colonial Secretary) and they record the issuing of all manner of licenses. It was a source of revenue for the government and these books were the recording of these financial transactions. Included is a brief biography of Robert Gray,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Genealogy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Glen; P.E.I. Genealogical Society,; Prince Edward Island. Colonial Secretary,
ISBN: 155216201X 9781552162019
OCLC Number: 854891108
Notes: Includes index.
"Ref. #R.G.19Vital Statistics", "Vol. 1: 1787-1805, 1812-1813" -- verso of title page.
Description: volumes ; 28 cm
Contents: v. 1. 1787-1805, 1812-1813.
Series Title: Series 3: Marriage Records
Responsibility: transcribed and indexed by Elizabeth A. Glenn.

Abstract:

Volume 1 contains 877 names of early settlers who applied for and/or received licenses from the local government of Prince Edward Island. The Cash Books were kept by Robert Gray (Colonial Secretary) and they record the issuing of all manner of licenses. It was a source of revenue for the government and these books were the recording of these financial transactions. Included is a brief biography of Robert Gray, including a family genealogy. There is a wealth of information on marriage licenses, tavern licenses, licensing of ships (both owners and masters) and local militia information on appointments, where, when and for how long.
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