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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749




Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742.199


them Rent for a ffarm he had by lease of Mathew Martain to whom they Were some of the Heirs As Appear'd by said Martains Last Will, their papers Were Examin'd, and both partys being heard
 


     The Board Were of Opinion that the Said Petitioners Were Intituled to their proportionable part of the rent of Said ffarm ever since the time they took the Oath of Allegiance to his Majesty King George the Second
 

   
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     Lewis Bourg having presented to the Board a Petition Representing that the aforesaid Mathew Martain of relation to Cobaquit had Granted a Tract of Land to some people of that Place of a League and a half Alleadging that these people possess'd more than was Granted [242] Granted And Praying that the same might be Examined into by the Deputees of that Place, till that the same Could be Surveyed by the Kings Surveyor
 



Lewis Bourgs petition in Relation to Boundarys


     The Board Upon the Consideration thereof, Were of Opinion that the Instrument allready Mentioned to be sent to the Inhabitants & their Deputees about having their Lands all survey'd, And What His Honour the L.t Governor of the Province had said Yesterday about the Seigniors Was a Sufficient Ansr to said Petition
(signed)
L : Armstrong        
 


     At a Council held by Order of the Honourable Lieut Governor Armstrong at his own house on Munday the first of November 1731 at 10 o' the Clock A. M
 

Present
His Honr the Lt. Governor of the Province
The Honourable Alex.r Cosby President
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
Wm Shirreff Secretary
Otho Hamilton Esq
 
 




     His Hon.r the Lieut Gov.rof the Province Acquainted the Board that his Calling them togither proceeded from Monsr Gaulins Complaints, being Destitute of the Necessarys
 
Monsr Gaulin Complaint against the Inhabitants