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




Commission Book, 1720-1741.227


Tuesday in July next, by one or more of the said petitioners. For so doing, and for taking such persons ae you may think proper for your aid, this shall be your warrant.
 


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


French translation of foregoing follows [193]
 

Order to Deputies of Chignecto. [193

Whereas Mr. Oneal hath by Letter bearing Date the 4th Nov., 1738, Which being Read in Council Yesterday Complained of his Room being forced Open, his wife being Beat, the Keys øf his Chest being taken from her and his papers, Amongst Which were Contracts and promissory Notes, as appears more fully in the Minute-of-Council of that date; the Deputies of Chignecto are directed to inquire into the matter and report to A., as said Minute requires.
 





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

Order to Bergeau. [194

"Whereas H. M. has several quit-rents to be received at Chignecto and neighborhood, as B. has "(Conformable to my former Order) sent me a State thereof," B. is authorized and empowered to receive the same and to give his receipt as a sufficient discharge. B. is to send account and to forward the rents from time to time.
 





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

Order to Ensign John Slater. [195

Whereas Mangeant, receiver of H. M. rents at Minas, has informed A. that several of the inhabitants "have refused to pay the Said Rents," and that M. is not able to receive the same or compel payment, for want of proper assistance, Ensign John Slater (who is also a member of H. M. Council)