The Board being Sett Mathew Hurry Prisoner upon the Accusation of Sergt James Thompson Setting forth that the said Mathew Hurry had stoll from him a three pound Bill Was  Was brought before the Board And being thereon Examined, It appeared by the Evidence brought Against him that he the said Mathew Hurry was Guilty of the Crime with which he was Accused And Therefore the Board Were of Opinion that he the Said Mathew Hurry Should be Whipt and that he Should Receive fifty Lashes on his Bare Back with a Catt of Nine Tails And that the Money Should be Returned to the said James Thompson
(signed) L : Armstrong
Complaint James Thomson Against Math: Hurry
Matthew Hurry Orderd to be Whipt.
At a Council held at the Honourable Lt Governor Armstrong's Own house in His Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Thursday the 29th Augt 1734
Present His Honour the Lieut Governor of the Province
William Skeen Esq Wm Shirreff Secretary Henry Cope Esq
His honr having Acquainted the Board That at the Request of Ensn Thos Armstrong praying a Grant of a plott of Ground Situated on the Island of Canso, he had therefore Order'd the Secretaryto Draw a Scrole of one to be laid before them for their perusal Consent and Approbation Which with the plan thereof being laid before the Board, Read and Considered It was Consented to And Agreed that His  His Honr May Grant the same And then Orderd that the patent be prepared that the seal of the Province may be Affix'd to the same