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Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742.53


     At a Council held at the Same place on Munday the 20.t of Ap.r 1724
 

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



   
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     The Honourable L.t Governor Acquainted y.e Board that he had Rec.d a Petition from Joseph Dougas and John [74] Bourg of Cobaquit Complaining of Some hardships done them by Peter Triquelle (alias) Patron, who pretends to be the Heir of Matthew Martain the Late Senior of that pla.ce as upon file, and being Read
 



Joseph Dougas's petition


     It is the Oppinion of the Board that Said Matthew Martain was not Qualified, by Will, to make the said Patron his Heir, And that therefore the Seniority of Cobaquit falls to his Majesty, & that the Governor Should send an Order there to Signifie the Same
 


     Then John Adams Esq having no Post nor Sallary from the Governm.t Desired in behalf of himself & others of the Board that a Petition Setting forth the Same might be sent to be laid before his Majesty Requesting Some Consideration for their Necessary Attendance at the Board Which being Considered and Advised on Agreed That John Adams and Hibbert Newton Esq" Draw up and prepare the Same
 


     Which being Considered and Advised on
Agreed That John Adams and Hibbert Newton Esq.es Draw up and prepare the Same
 


     At a Council held at the Honourable L.tGovernor John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Munday the 11th of May 1724 The Honourable L.t Governor hl1ving Rec.d ,a PetitionMl'II. Rice from Mr Anthony Oliver Setting forth that M.ra Ann Rice~iÑ~o~ver Widdow to the Decea.s'd David Rice, was Indebted to Mr~Yo"c;~t. Joseph Jennings to+ whom the Said Oliver was Attorney & praying Payment of the Said M.ra Rice the Sole Executrix
 

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




     The Honourable L.t Governor having Rec.d a Petition from M.r Anthony Oliver Setting forth that M.rs Ann Rice Widdow to the Deceas'd David Rice, was Indebted to M.r Joseph Jennings to whom the Said Oliver was Attorney & praying Payment of the Said M.1 Rice the Sole Executrix
 
Mrs. Rice ordained to pay Mr. Oliver and Capt. Blower