Blupete's History of Nova Scotia

Key Events in the History of Nova Scotia: 1858.


§John Mason, a Philadelphia tinsmith, was granted a patent for his jar. A Mason jar, sometimes called a Ball jar, was a wide-mouthed glass jar with an airtight screw top widely used in home bottling.
§June 8: Nova Scotia flag used for first time.
§Halifax: An act to authorize a loan for the construction of railways.
§June 3: Windsor branch of the Nova Scotia Railroad opened.
§December 15th: Halifax to Truro railroad opened.
§An act to incorporate the Grand Lake Land Company.
§An act to provide for the management of an Insane Hospital. (In 1860, acts were passed in respect to the custody and estate of Lunatics.)
§Londonderry Iron Co. of Nova Scotia incorporated by Statute.
§Nova Scotia Barristers' Society incorporated by statute.

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