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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749




Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742.125

   
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lors upon Extraordinary Emergencys make a Quorum when a Greater Number Cannot be Conveniently had (which was now his Case) that for his Maj t ys Service & the Good of the Province, he might therefore proceed thereby & Act Accordingly: Then His Honour the L.t Gov.rof the Province both took and Administred to the Other Members the Oaths Appointed to be taken by the Said Instructions [168] Instructions and Acts of Parliam.t Subscribed the Same
 





     Then He acquainted the Board that he had Appointed ye Deputees of the french Inhabitants to meet him here this Day & y.t he had a Mind to propose to them the taking of the Oaths to His Majesty King George; Which being Judged Very Necessary that they farther Should, or begone out of the Province; the Said Deputees who were Attending, were called in, & ye Question put Accordingly
 
The Deputys take the oath to his majesty K : G 873


     Orderd that the Aforesaid Commissions be Registred in the Council Book of Records and that Coppys be taken of the Instructions and keept upon file
by & with ye dvice of the
By his Honour's Command
Council
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the Commissions registred

   
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     At a Council held at John Adams Esq. house in His Majestys Town of Annapolis Royall on Thursday the 22ndof September 1726
 




Present
The Honourable John Doucett Esq Lt. Governor of his Majestys Town & Garrison of Annapolis Royall—President
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq

William Shirreff Esq