Nova Scotia Archives

Au cœur de l'Acadie

Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749




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     Resolved that Mr Winniet, notwithstanding the minute before mentioned be esteem'd a person quallifyed to serue the Goverment and whome his Excellency may Honour with his Commands. and that his Excellency and Council had accep.d of his submission in writeing for his misbehaviour towards them.


Att a Council held at his Excellency's house in his Maj estys Fort of Annapolis Royall upon Saturday the 8th April 1721 A: M.




Present. His Excellency
The Hon.ble The President
Major Paul Mascarene
Arthur Savage Esq
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
 

Petition from the ffrench Inhabitants.

A Petition of the french Inhabitants of this river to his Excellency, relateing to the soweing of their lands here &c. — was read and advised on


     likewise that part of his Excellencys Instructions relateing to the french Inhab:ts was read —





   
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     Voted Nemine Contradicente; that an answer [37] That an answer in: writeing be giuen to said Letter by a Committee of Council.


     Order'd that the Hon:ble the Presid:t Major Paul Mascarene and John Adams Esq be s.d Comittee.


     His Excellency acquainted the Board that the representatiues of Menis were arrived here


     Voted that the Consideration thereof be referr'd to another time


     At a Council held at his Excellencys house in his Majestys Fort of Annapolis Royal upon Saturday the 8th April 1721. P. M. '




Present. His Excellency
The Hon.ble The President
Major Paul Mascarene
Arthur Savage Esq
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq