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The Records of British Government at Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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french And that if he perform'd his promise he might be Very Serviceable in these parts
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     At a Council held by order of the Honourable L.t Governor of the Province at his Own house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Wednesday the 10 th November at 11 o' the Clock A: M.

His Honr the Lt. Governor of the Province
The Honourable Alex.r Cosby President
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
Wm Shirreff Secretary
Otho Hamilton Esq
The Speech in Relation to the Scarcity of Grain

     His honour the L.t Governor of the Province laid before ye Board the Necessity that not only the Kings Garrison but Even the Inhabitants themselves lay Under for Grain, & As the Trading Vessells were Arrived from the Bay, And having only a little on board upon freight for some of the Inhabitants Desired the Opinion of the Board, And what Methods they Would Advise him to take Upon such Extreamitys


     The Board being to sitt again to Morrow Agreed yt his Honr the L.t Governor of the Province do send an Order to ye Merchants [246] Merchants and Masters of the Vessels not to permitt any Grain to be taken from or on Board and put on shore out of any of their Vessells on any Accot Whatsoever till farther Orders
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