“as much a part of Nova Scotia, as Cornhill is of England”

“The French King has found a way to seperate the following places from Nova Scotia, pretending they do not belong to it, tho they are as much a part of Nova Scotia, as Cornhill is of England. Cleues que, K. Kosaryes, R. grande, P. Danuel, in Nova Scotia, by the river Canada, which is the only part of Nova Scotia where any fish is to be caught, this he has granted a patent for, as also for the Isle of Sable.”

The ancient boundaries of Nova Scotia, seen here in this map from 1758. https://collections.mun.ca/digital/collection/maps/id/27/

“America and West Indies: Miscellaneous, 1715.” Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 28, 1714-1715. Ed. Cecil Headlam. London: His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1928. 360-361. British History Online. Web. 2 April 2020. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/cal-state-papers/colonial/america-west-indies/vol28/pp360-361.