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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749




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1735.
Sept. 4.
Annapolis.

Shirreff to de la Goudalie.1 [149
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Encloses orders for de la G. to deliver.to the deputies of Grand Pré. He is to tell them the Governor expects them to be promptly carried out.
(signed.)
Wm Shirreff Sec.ry. Wm. Shirreff Sec.try2        


NOTE: Follows a letter to Maufils at Piziquid of same date and similar tenor (with memo of one also sent to "Mr. DeschIashe Priest at Chignectou"). [149]




Sept. 4.
Annapolis.

Shirreff to Deputies at Annapolis.1 [150
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Ordered by the Gov. to send enclosed orders which are to be put into execution without delay.
(signed.)
Wm Shirreff Sec.ry. Wm. Shirreff Sec.try2        



Sept. 20.
Annapolis.

Shirreff to Alex. Bourg.

Has received B.'s; "Manjeant" is mistaken in saying it was only a form "for its the Amount of the Quit Rents conformable to their several Grants." Wishes the amount of the same according to the "Scheme" enclosed: also the amount of fines of alienation separately; as also the amount of the whole B. has received from the beginning.
(signed.)
Wm Shirreff Sec.ry. Wm. Shirreff Sec.try2        


NOTE: French translation of foregoing follows, [150f.]



Sept. 27.
Annapolis.

Armstrong to the St. John's Indians.

Indians have been alarmed as to the intentions of the surveyor, and have sent an express by Francis Jermaine "the Chief of Oepagne & Captt. Peter Jacque." A. absent and did not see them. Assures them they have nothing to fear. Through Robichaux the interpreter, A. learns that they have

1. In French.
2. In the same hand as the letter.
3. In margin: "The Secys Lettr. to the Deputys tor Chusing of the New." Below signature: "N. B. that one of the same was sent to Cobaquit."