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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 235

     Mr and Mrs Robicheau having Appeard Before the Board, mr Adams affair that was Refer'd the 19th Instant till their arivall was taken into ConsideratIon; and Mr and mrs Robicheau Being Examined and order'd to withdraw, it appear'd to the Board that they who had Sold Mr Adams that land lying by Mr Defallaise Garden had Good Right in themselves to Dispose thereof, But as it was So Nigh the Garrison, it was Agreed that one fourth part thereof lying Next to the Garrison and Church yeard Should Remain for his Majestys Service and be made a Parrade for his Majestys Troops (Seeing mr Adams had acknowledged he had only paid three fourth parts thereof) and that Mr Adams might have the use & possession of the other three fourths that he has So Bought and paid for
Mr. Adams affiar with Mr. Robicheau Decided


     Then mr Adams pray'd the Governor to treat with the Several possessors of Said land, to make up a Sum of money for him, in Consideration of his having, been So long out of his Money, And that he will Give them Conveyances for their Respective Plotts, to which His Honour Consented, & Said he would propose the Same
L : Armstrong [288]

     Att a Council held at the Honourable Lieut Governor Armstrongs House in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on thursday the 20 th July 1732 A. M.

His Honour the Lieut Governor of the Province
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Secretary
William Winniet Esq
Otho Hamilton Esq

     His Honour Informed the Board that he had ordered the Secretary to prepare Several Grants that were agreed upon in Council the 19 th June last vizt One for Samuel Douglass Gunner, one for James Horlock and one for John Hanshole, the Difference Between them and ffrancis Wetherby being adjusted, as proposed in Council the 28 th June last; And
Several patents laid Before the Board and Signed


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