Mr Hamilton being also come said he Woud prepare his Objections by the Next Sitting of the Board. Then the Presidt by the Advice of the Board Adjourn'd the Board to Saturday the 31st Inst 10 o' the Clock A. M.
Scituation of Gov.r Cosbys Grant
Scituation & Extent of ye Plott of Ground before mention'd Viz.t for which a Grant is requir'd by L.t Gov.r Cosby
A plott of Ground Scituate on ye North side of ye Hill of Canso. Butted & Bounded with Pallasadoes Butted1 on ye South West side upon Doctr Elliots Ground and on ye North East side by John Lumasses Ground with Pallasadoes, being in front One hundred & thirty feet reaching along Nearest North East & South West, rangeing Back to ye Sea, Northerly with a Warf into ye Pond. The Whole being environ'd with Pallasadoes
(signed) Alex. Cosby
At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governor Cosbys house by order of his Excelly Governor Philipps on Munday the 9th of August 1731 at 10 o' the Clock A. M.
Present The Honourable Alex.r Cosby President
Major Paul Mascarene John Adams Esq William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Secretary Wm Winnett Eras: Jas. Philipps Esq
The Presid.t order'd the Minute of the 25th of July last to be Read as also all the other Papers and Letters therein Mention'd Relating to his Demand of a Plott of Ground at Canso, which being Done, A Declaration from his Excelly Concerning the same which His Excelly had order'd the Secretary to Register, was Also Read and also order'd by the Board to be Registred and is as follows Viz.t
Gov.r Philipps Declaration read in Council
Whereas it is the Oppinion of Some persons That I have Recd sums of money from the Govern mt for Lodgements, Barracks, Store Rooms, ffortifications or other Works done at
1. "bounded" erased and "butted " written instead, in margin.