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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 111


Day of December 1725 by Major Paul Mascarene & the Deligates Appointed by the Indian Tribes for Ratifying the Peace with them and this His Majestys Province Were [148] Were Read to them and Interpreted

     Agreed that Circular Letters be issued out to give Notice to the Indians that the Peace is Concluded at Boston, that they May According to the Articles there Agreed. upon by their Said Deligates Come or Send Their Chiefs to Ratify the Same here Conforme to Agreement, the Day of May Next old Stile on the 15,th New Stile being Wednesday, and That John Adams and William Shirreff Esquires prepare the Same in Order to be Sent to the Deputies of Minas Cobaquitt & Shicannecto to be by them Communicated Acordingly

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour John Doucetts house on Wednesday the 20 th of Ap.r 1726

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor John Doucett President
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq

William Shirreff Esq


     The Honourable Presid..t Acquainted the Board that he had. Rec.d a Letter from the Deputees of Cobaquit in Answer to what was Sent to them about the Indians, Acquainting him that they had Explaind the Letter, Sent to the Indians of these parts to Such of them as were present, and that they had Used all possible Means to Communicate the Same to those who were Absent in order that they may be here at the Time Appointed And that they would also Come Along with them Then [149] Then the Honourable L.t Governor Acquainted the Board that Pere Ignace and Some of the Inhabitants of Beaubassin (or Shickanecto) were Arrived here, and that he had. Rec.d a Letter from Some of the Inhabitants in Relation to Some Difference between them and the Said Pere Ignace about the Tyths as upon [file]

Letter from the deputys relating to the peace wi the Indians


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