Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Nova Scotia” in chapter 11 of George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition.:
...ndary of New England.
Upon his favorable representation, a company was formed in England for trading with the natives; and, through the agency of Sir William Alexander, the Scottish proprietary of Nova Scotia , a royal license was issued, sanctioning the commerce, and conferring on Clayborne powers of government over the companions of his voyages. Harvey enforced the commands of his sovereign, and confir...
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