The Petition being again Read, and Both partys fully heard and Examined upon the whole Matter, The Board were of opinion, that the Nuncupative will of Widow Brosard (the witnesses having Sworn to the truth of their Declaration) was Good, and order'd the Plaintiffs to pay Cost of Suit
(signed) L : Armstrong
Att a Council held by order of the Honourable Lawrence Armstrong Esqr Lieu.t Governor of the Province at his own House in the Garrison of Annapolis Royal on Saturday the 5 th february 1731/2 11 o Clock A. M.
Present The Lieut Governor of the Province
John Adams Esq William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Secretary William Winniett Esq Otho Hamilton Esq
His Honour acquainted the Board that he had Several petitions to lay Before them for their Advice & opinion thereon vizt