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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 243

abuse Should be Remidyed, and were of opinion that, an order Should be published, Directing Every person or persons who have made any Such Infringements, Should Remove their picketts or fences into their proper places from off the Kings high way, on or before the twenty third day of Aprile Next, Excepting allways those who have incroached upon the street; for the Defence of their Houses


     Then was Read a Scroll of a Patent for the Church-land, it was approved of, only ordered [300] Ordered, that the Block House Built by publick Subscription Should be Reserved for publick uses, and the Service of the Town, and also Such Roads as are laid out according to the Plan of the Same
L : Armstrong

Patent for the Church approved

     Att a Council held at the Honourable Lt Governors house by his own Order on Tewsday the first day of Augt 1732 at 11 o' the Clock A. M.

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


     His Honr Acquainted the Board that he had call'd them together conformable to the Minute of Council of the 25 th July last, in Order to Consider Mr Winnietts Answer to Mr Jennings's Petition: And Mr Winniett being ask'd if he had prepared his Answer, He presented two papers; And having withdrawn himself from his place at ye Board, they Were then Order'd to be Read, the One being An Answer to Mr Jennings's Petition And the Other An Answer to that presented by Mr Ross, Which being done, Mr Ross Desiring that Samuel Douglass Gunner, formerly Attorney for Mr Jennings Might [301] Might be called and Admitted to Oath, Which being Accordingly Done, He was Examined as to What he knew in Relation to Mr Jennings's Right to the House and Gardens he now Claims, they being also Claim'd by Mr William Winniett

Mr Jennings affair against Mr. Winniet Decided.


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