Nesbitt, William

Nesbitt, William
   Accompanied Governor Cornwallis to Halifax. Acted as Secretary of Nova Scotia for several years. Afterwards practised the profession of law at Halifax. Attorney-general for twenty-five years. Elected to the Assembly, 1758; Speaker of the House, 1759-1783; retired on a pension, 1783. Died, 1784.
   Bib.: Selections from the Public Documents of Nova Scotia, ed. by Akins.

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