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Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 213


     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
 

   
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     one from John1 Gautrau, against John and Andrew Le Blancs Defendants, for whom appeard Mr Bellisle [259]
 





     One from James Hebert In Behalf of himself and the Children of Emanuel Hebert against John Terriot, in Relation to the Common at Menis
 


     One from Bernard Godett and Bernard Pilrain against the Inhabitants of this River who have not paid their proportion of Expense in Cutting the way to Menis, as agreed upon with the Inhabitants
 
Several petitions and : other papers from the people


     One from John Brosard against ffrancis Richards And the partys being Cald in their order
 


     Messrs Gautrau and Bellisle being therefore Calld, and both partys fully heard, their petitions and other papers being Read

1 Written over and uncertain
 


             

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