Nova Scotia Archives

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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749




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     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governor John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on fryday the 19th of Oct.r 1722




Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
Peter Boudre Esq
 

the 'Wife & Childern of Jackish the Indian sett a Liberty upon his submi- sion to the Government

     The Honourable Lieu.tt Governor, Acquainted the Board that Jackish the Indian who has his Wife & Children here prisoners was come to Submitt himself upon the Tarmes of his Excellys Proclamation which being taken into Consideration, he was called in & Examined and he promising never to do anything in prejudice to the Government & that he would give himself Information of any who might have any evil Designe against it


     Agreed that he should be Admitted to the Benefit of the Proclamation, upon file, upon Condition he should Signe such Tarmes of Submission and good Behaviour for the future, as should be prepared for him & the Other Indians to Signe which he Agreeing to, he was Ordred not to Remove far from hence, that Notice might be given him when to Attend and then the Council Adjourned
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     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governor John Doucetts house in his Majesty Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Saturday the 3.d of November 1722




Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
Peter Boudre Esq
 


     The Honour.ble L.t Governor Acquainted ye Board That Jackish and three or four other Indians were come to surrender themselves to ye Governm.t upon the last Clause of his Excellys Proclamation, which being after the time therein limited the L.t Governor ask'd the Oppinion of the Board whether they Should be Admitted or not