8th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

8th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

The 8th General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between May 1799 to 1806, its membership being set in the November 1799 Nova Scotia general election.

The Assembly sat at the pleasure of the Governor of Nova Scotia, Sir John Wentworth.

In 1799, the Speaker of the House was Richard John Uniacke. William Cottnam Tonge replaced Uniacke as speaker in 1805.

Division of Seats

*County of Halifax - William Cottnam Tonge (disallowed by the Assembly), Edward Mortimer, James Fulton, Charles Morris, Michael Wallace (elected to replace Willam Cottnam Tonge)
*County of Annapolis - Thomas Millidge, James Moody
*County of Lunenburg -Casper Wollenhaupt, Lewis Morris Wilkins
*County of Cumberland - Thomas Roach, George Oxley
*County of Kings - Jonathan Crane, William Allen Chipman
*County of Queens - Richard John Uniacke, James Taylor
*County of Hants - John McMonagle, Shubael Dimock
*County of Shelburne - George Gracie, James Cox [died in 1805; Jacob Van Buskirk was elected in a by-election later that year.]
*County of Sydney - Joseph Marshall, William Campbell
*Town of Halifax - William Cochran, John George Pyke
*Town of Truro - Simon Bradstreet Robie
*Town of Onslow - Daniel McCurdy
*Town of Londonderry - Samuel Chandler
*Town of Annapolis - Phineas Lovett, Jr
*Town of Granville - Edward Thorne
*Town of Digby - Henry Rutherford
*Town of Lunenburg - John Bolman
*Town of Amherst - Thomas Lusby
*Town of Horton - Joseph Allison
*Town of Cornwallis - Samuel Morton
*Town of Liverpool - Joseph Barss
*Town of Windsor - George Henry Monk
*Town of Falmouth - Jeremiah Northup
*Town of Newport - William Cottnam Tonge
*Town of Shelburne - Colin Campbell
*Town of Barrington - John Sargent
*Town of Yarmouth - Nathan Utley



David Allison; "History of Nova Scotia", Bowen, Halifax, 1916. [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofnovasco02alliuoft]


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