HC Deb 04 June 1861 vol 163 c548

said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether he has receive dany authentic information regarding Gold discoveries in Nova Scotia?


said, that the Government had received accounts of gold discoveries being made on a small scale at a place called Tangier Harbour, some forty miles from Halifax. The Governor reported that he doubted whether they ever would be valuable to individual miners; but he thought them of considerable importance, and capable of being made valuable by the application of capital and machinery.