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The Records of British Government at Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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present, mr Ross Substituted By Joseph Bissell attorney for Said Jennings was also Sent for, to know what power he was invested with, Mr Handfeild having Said, that if he thought Mr Jennings had any pretensions (tho he now thought he had forfeited it) he would Rather Give him Some Small Consideration; and mr Ross being Come, and the question put, he presented a power of Attorney from Mr Jennings to Joseph Bissell, which Bissell had transfer'd to him, and Being Read, the Board having Considerd Mr Handfeilds proposition and Informed Mr Ross thereof, the Dispute was Refer'd to themselves, to Consider thereon, and to [286] to agree, if possible Between themselves, and to Report their proceedings to the Board thereon, when Require by the Governor

     Mr Hamilton moved, and pled his pretensions to the upper part of Jennings garden, as Specified and agreed upon in Council, the 9th of August 1731, and that he might have liberty to possess and Enjoy the Same on Conditions therein Mentioned; As to which the Board Referd him Also to treat with mr Ross
L : Armstrong        

     Att a Council held at the Honourable Lieut Governor Armstrongs House in His Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on ffriday the 30th June 1723 at 11 o Clock A.M.

His Honour the Lieut Governor of the Province
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Secretary
Otho Hamilton Esq

Major Mascarene's patent Signed

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     Major Paul Mascarenes Patent Being laid Before the Board and Read, the Seal was affixd [287] Affixd, and the Governor Sign'd the Same.