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78Nova Scotia Archives.

1731.

Invites the Indians to visit him in the fall to receive the marks of his friendship.
(signed.)
L. Armstrong.        




July 21.
Annapolis.

Philipps to Wm. Shirreff, Secretary at Annapolis.1 [96

No objection to Lt. Governor Cosby having a grant of garden plot, provided no one else has a claim to it. His request for grant of land at Canso, deferred.
(signed.)
Wm Shirreff Secy. R. Philipps        



July 24.
Annapolis.

Shirreff to Philipps.2

On enquiry, S. has found that the heirs of Sir Charles Hobby, Lewis Allen, one Marquise and the Pobomcoups all claim some part of the garden. Govr Armstrong says he has a deed in favor of Sir Charles. In consequence, Cosby is willing to defer this claim, while pressing the claim for Canso.
(signed.)
Wm. Shirreff        




July 24.
Annapolis.

Philipps to the Council.3 [97
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Called them together to ask their advice; first, on Gov Cosby's request for a grant of land at Canso; second, petition of Lieut. Handfield "of my regiment" asking for garden behind the house he as built. Urged to consider the latter favorably.
(signed.)
R. Philipps        



July 24.
Annapolis.

Philipps to Shirreff.

No objection to Handfield's request for grant of land,

1. Above address: "Governor Philipps's letter to Mr. Shirreff In answer to that of Lvt. Governor Cosbys, as upon file" Countersigned by Shirreff, and noted as "Read in Council 24th July 1731."
2. Memo. "Mr. Shirreffs .Answer to the above letter:" and also noted as read in Council July 24, 1731.
3. Below signature: "Truely Recorded by Wm. Shirreff Secy and Read in Council.