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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 281

he had therefore laid their Respective papers before the Board for their advice and opinion thereon

     Whereupon both partys being Called, their papers Read, and both partys heard, Agreed that the land in dispute between the two Brothers Wm and Alexander Trahan's Should Remain in the possession of the present possessor, untill that a person properly authorized Shall with a Just Compass Survey and Draw the line of Separation, as Decided by a former order by Governor Doucett
L : Armstrong

Att a Council held by order and at the place aforesaid on ffriday the 6th of June 1733

His Honour the Lieut Governor of the Province
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
Wm Shirreff Secretary
Major Henry Cope
William Winniet Esq
Otho Hamilton Esq


     His Honour acquainted the Board that he had Received a letter with a Copy of an additional [360] Additional Instruction from th Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Board the Board of Trade and Plantations, which he thought proper to lay before them; and having also judged proper to Call the Officers of the Regiment to hear them Read, they were Read accordingly

the Governors Additional Instructions & letter laid before the Board

     Ordered that the letter be Recorded in the records of the Province, and that the original with the Copy of a former additional Instruction be Carefully kept upon file

     Then was Read a Petition from mr John Dyson Praying that having purchassed from Mr Ross attorney for Mr Jennings, the Ground & Wharf formerly belonging to the Said Mr Jennings, that the Waste Ground lying between the Said Plott and the House belonging to Marquise at present in the possession of mr Quinton, may be for Ever Reserved for a publick passage and high way; which being taken into Consideration, Agreed (William Winniett Esq.r having withdrawn
a Common passage Reserved through Mr. Dysons Ground


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