Description Union Hall Meeting about Middle River Coal Mine

Left side:

“Union Hall 25 December 1857

According to notice given a number of the inhabitants of West River met this evening at Union Hall West River for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of forming a company for opening a coal mine at Middle River or any other convenient place.

                                    Being called to the chair and Daniel McLeod appointed Clerk for the time being.
It was proposed by John McKenzie and seconded by Robert McLean and resolved that a company be formed to open a coal min at the Middle River or any other convenient place.”


Right side includes a monetary list, seemingly unrelated to the Middle River Mine

Alternate Details

Part of the MacLeod Papers Collection containing the files of Ebenezer McLeod of West River, a Hector descendant and surveyor, and his son Daniel. The papers, which are from the 19th and 20th centuries, were saved by Ebenezer’s great-great-grandson Medford MacLeod, also of West River, NS.

File Location

MacLeod Papers Folder, Digital

File number: MacLeod Papers 19
Contributor:    Susan Parker | View all submissions
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Uploaded on: May 26, 2017
Source: MacLeod Papers Collection

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