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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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Letter showing that Mons.r Mangeant had killed Lestage

     He also Acquainted the Board y.t he had Also Rec.d Letters from thence in Relation to Mons.r Mangeant's killing of Lestage & about his Vessells being Hipothecated for two thousand livers which he Desired the Board to Consider of and give their Advice what must be done in Relation to both Cases

     The Board Agreed That Monsr Latour and his Vessell might Stay here till yeSpring & that then it would be time Enough to prepare Answers to both Letters and were of Oppinion that if Governor St Ovid's Request Should not be permitted to purchase any of these of these Refreshments &ca in this River
By his Honour's Command
by and with the Advice of
the Council


     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour' John Doucetts house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Thursday the 10thof November 1726 P. M.

The Honourable Lt. Govr of the Province
The Honourable Lt. Governor of ye Town & Garrison of Annapolis Royall
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq

William Shirreff Esq
Capt Benet & Ensn Philipps return from the Basin by reason of Bad weather

     The Honourable L.t Governor of ye Province Acquainted he Board y.t there having been So much bad Weather y.t Cap.t Bennett & Ens.n Erasmus James Philipp Were thereby Detained in the Bassin and as the Season was now so farr advanced that they Could not (if they did proceed) Returne this Winter, he had therefore Judged it proper to Countermand his former Orders till yeSpring
     Of which the Board Agreed
the preist Gaulin take the oath and is Continued at Menis

     Then he Acquainted the Board That being Informed That y.t old fellow Gaulin notwithstanding of all his Lenity and Good Usage to him, in order, if possible to Reclaime


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