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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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of Ground in Dispute between him and ffrancis Richard Inhabitant of Said Place as Upon file which [134] Which Said Petition Being Read & the Said ffrancis Richards not being present Refered the Consideration thereof till that Said Commau & Richards should both Appear
Mr Shirreffs Affair Concerning the Mill Advised

     Then According to the Minte of Council on fryday the 9 th ins.t Mr. William Shirreff being withdrawn) his Affair with Prudane Robichau Senior was Considered & Decided by the Board in this Manner Viz.t

     That they both Make up their Acco.tts about the Mill M.r Shirreff paying two thirds of the Charges and Robichau one third

     That :M.r Robichau Signe & Deliver a Bill of Sale to M.r Shirreff for half the Mill

     That the Widow Brusard be paid what Remains due for her part and that the Childrens quarter part remain in Mr. Shirreff's and Robichau's hands till they are Reimburs'd the the Charges of the Said Childrens Quarter part

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Saturday the 22dof Mayl 1725

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
Prudane Robichauxs petition Answerd by setting him at liberty


     The Honourable L.t Gov.e Acquainted the Board [135] Board That being Informed that Prudaane Robichau Senior Innabitant in the Cape had Entertained an Indian in his House Contrary to His Excelly General Richard Philipps Prodamation bearing Date the 1st of Aug.t 1722 without giving him the Least Intelligence thereof notwithstanding he had been Since in the Garrison, That he had therefore put him in Irons and in Prison amongst the Indians for such hineous Midimanour in Order to terrify the other Inhabitants from Clandestine Practices of betraying the English Subjects into the Indians hands, And therefore desired the


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