Nova Scotia Officials
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1972-26-404
C.W. Jefferys' notes about this picture from The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Volume 2
Hon. Jonathan Belcher (1710-1776), born Boston, son of the Governor of Massachusetts and of New Jersey. Chief Justice, 1754; and Lieutenant-Governor, 1761-1763, of Nova Scotia. Buried in St. Paul's Church, Halifax.
Hon. Samuel Salter Blowers, born Boston, 1742, died Halifax, aged one hundred years. Judge in Rhode Island. Arrived in Halifax, 1783. Was successively Attorney-General, Member of House of Assembly and Legislative Council, Chief Justice, 1797, and Master of the Rolls. Hon. Richard Bulkeley (1717-1800), born in Ireland came to Halifax with Cornwallis, 1749. Was Secretary, and later, Administrator of the Province, and held various judicial positions.
Hon. Richard John Uniacke, Sr., born Ireland, 1753, died Mount Uniacke, N.S., 1830, buried in St. Paul's, Halifax. Settled in Nova Scotia, 1774, Speaker of House of Assembly and Attorney-General. The portrait by Field was painted in 1811.
Michael Wallace was administrator at various times from 1818 to 1830.
The portraits of the judges are in the Court House at Halifax.
- Jefferys, Charles W. (1945) The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Volume 2, p.72