Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1241
TitleCopy letter from Thomas Ritchie, Annapolis Royal [Nova Scotia, North America] to Robert L. Appleyard; 26 Dec. 1833
Date26 December 1833
Content DescriptionCondolences over the death of the Hon. Mr Monckton [Augustus William Monckton, Commander in the Royal Navy and son of the 5th Viscount Galway, who was lost at sea in H.M.S. Calypso, 1 Feb. 1833]. Discusses a tract of wilderness land near Annapolis Royal [Nova Scotia, now part of Canada] bequeathed to the deceased by the late Mrs Williams. States that the land is not very valuable. Confirmation of the law [in Nova Scotia] regarding inheritance when someone dies intestate.

Endorsed: "Copy of Mr Ritchie's letter to Mr Appleyard with description of the late Mrs Williams land at Annapolis Royal, America".
Termmaritime vessels, sinking of
bereavement, condolences
vessels, navy, H.M.S. Calypso

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA80113Monckton; Augustus William (1808-1833); Hon.; Commander in Royal Navy; son of the 5th Viscount Galway1808-1833
DS/UK/84137Ritchie; Thomas (1777-1852); lawyer, judge and politician in Nova Scotia; represented Annapolis County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly 1806-18241777-1852
PL13436/Nova Scotia/North America
PL14860/Nova Scotia/Canada
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