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wrought for him," and as H, has made counter-charges against C., Mitford is hereby authorized to hold a regimental court-martial of all officers under his command, of which he is to be president, "to Examine and Enquire into the truth of these said Complaints on both Sides," and to 'report thereon to Brig,-Gen. Phillips and to Armstrong "by the first Opportunity," and to give copies of the report to both parties, if required.


Annapolis, Ap. 13, 1739.
(signed.)
L. Armstrong.        





Warrant for Arrest of Indented Servant. [192

Whereas Lewis Francis Gay, indented servant of Wm. Green, shoemaker, has run away and deserted his service, thìs, directed to F. Mangeant, rent-gatherer at Minas, the constable and Deputies of the districts adjacent, shall be warrant for his apprehension.


Annapolis, Ap. 24, 1739.
(signed.)
L. Armstrong.        




Order to Bergeau.

B, has advised A. in his letter of Ap. 24th last, that he had collected several of H. M. rents due at Chignecto. As Man- geant is bound to those parts, B. is directed to deliver said rents to him, taking proper receipt.


Annapolis, May 2, 1739.
(signed.)
L. Armstrong.        


French translation of foregoing follows [192]




Warrant to Survey Land.

To John Terriot of Minas, Peter Dueron and the other Deputies of Chignecto. Hereby authorized to make a plan of lands petitioned for by several of the inhabitants of Chignecto; which is to be sent to A. on or before the last