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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pursuance \Pur*su"ance\, n. [See Pursuant.] 1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after. [1913 Webster] Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings, but pursuances of old truths. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being pursuant; consequence. [1913 Webster] In pursuance of, in accordance with; in prosecution or fulfillment of. [1913 Webster]