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




Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742.45


     Order'd That Major Paul Mascarene & John Adams Esq prepare the said Adress and Proclamation against Munday Next being the 18th Ins.t till which time the Council Adjourned
 


     The Honourable L.t Governor Presid.t & the Same Gentlemen Mett at Munday the 18th of March 1722/3 at the Same place According to Adjournment
 

   
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     Major Paul Mascarene and John Adams Esq.r Appointed as per last Minute of Council to prepart the [64] The Proclamation for the Publick Thanksgiving & the Adress to Congratulate his Majesty laid the Same before the Board, whcih being read and Amended y.e Proclamation was Order'd to be Immediately Published and the Adress to be sent home by a Convenient Opportunity
 





     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governor John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrision of Annspolis Royall on Tewsday the 16 of July 1723
 

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
 
 




     The Honourable L.t Governor Acquainted the Board that M.r James Bline in pursuance to the Minute of Council of thg 15th November 1722 Minuted upon his former Memorial Against Prudane Robichau, was now applying to hime for an Order to M.r Will.m Winniett to Comply with the Tarmes of Said Minute, the time than Limited being Expired.
 


     M.r Winniett being Called he produced a paper to Shew an Account between him and Paul Mellanson which not being Signed by the Said Mellanson, it was Judged insufficient, and it being Offer'd to M.r Winniett if he would take his Oath that the Said Mellanson was Really Indebted to him at the time of the aforesaid Order of Council of the 15th November 1722 and he Refusing the same
 
M Winniet ordaihed to Give Back Mellansons bligationo


     The Oppinion of the Board is that the Said Order of Council Dated the 15th of November 1722 be in force against