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Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 181


     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governor Cosbys House by order of his Excelly Gov.r Richd Philipps in His Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall this 19th Day of July at 4 o' the Clock P. M. 1731.
 

Present
His Excellency Generall Rich.d Philipps
The Hon:ble Lt. Gov.r Cosby President
Paul Mascarene Esq
William Skene Esq
John Adams Esq
William Winnett Esq
Secretary Phillips
 
 



   
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The President acquainted the Board that his Excelly had Sent him a Letter by Mr Philipps who acted as secretary which was Directed from the Secretary at War to the Commander in Chief of the Province Appointing Mr Willm Shirreff to Act in y.t Office in the Absence of Captain Philipps which he Order'd to be Read, And Mr Shirreff produced a Letter from the Secretary at War to the same Purport which was also Order'd to be Read and both of them Were Orderd to be Registred Upon Which Mr Shirreff took the Usuall Oaths Appointed for y.t Purpose Adjourned
(signed)
Alex. Cosby [15]
 



Mr. Shirreff Entered Secretary


At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Gov. Cosby's House, by Order of his Excelly Gov.r Richd Philipps, in His Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall this 24th Day of July 1731 At 4 0' Clock P. M.
 

Present
His Excellency Generall Rich.d Philipps
The Hon:ble Lt. Gov.r Cosby President
Paul Mascarene Esq
William Skene Esq
John Adams Esq
William Winnett Esq
Secretary Phillips
 

A Letter from his Excelly to the Board was orderd by the Presid.t to be Read which was done Accordingly and is As follows
 


His Excellys letter to the Council


     Gentlmen of the Council, I have Call'd You together to give me Your Advice Upon two things that are asked of me
 


             

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