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Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 311


     At a Comittee of Council held by Order of ye Honble Lt Govr Armstrong Esqr At Major Henry Cope's House within his Majesty's Garrison of Annapolis Royall On Tuesday the 7th January 1734/5
 

Present
Wm Skene Esq
Wm Shirreff Secretary
Henry Cope Esq
Eras : James Philipps Esq
Otho Hamilton Esq
 
 




     The Secretary Represented to the Board that His Honour being Informed that the ffrench had risen their Wood to a very Extravagant price; he had therefore Desired that the Board would Consider & think upon Such methods as may Effectually put a Stop to Such an Inconveniency
 


     Which being considered ye Board Agreed & were of Opinion, that it would be the Easiest & most Acceptable method for His Honr to Discourse with the Deputies thereupon; & to prevail with them if possible, to settle the price of the Wood &ca, with the Inhabitants within their Respective districts & then to be laid before the Govr & Council
(signed)
L : Armstrong
 


     At a Council held by Order of the Honble Govr Arm strong at Major Henry Cope's house in his Majts Garrison of Annapolis Royall, on Wednesday the 15th,January 173
 

Present
Wm Skene Esq
Wm Shirreff Secretary
Henry Cope Esq
Eras : James Philipps Esq
Otho Hamilton Esq
 
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     The Secy Aquainted the Board that he was Directed by His Honr the Lt Govr of the Province to lay Severall papers before them for their perusuall, vizt a Copy of the Rt Honble The Lords Commissrs for Trade & plantations Report upon ye Petition of Mrs Agatha Campbell; Copy of a Minute of His Majts most Honble Privy Council upon a Representation of John Hart Esqr Praying a Grant with the Seal of
 



Copy of the Board of Trades Report Concerning M.rs Campbells Affairs & his Majestys Order for Granting land to Jno. Hart Esq.


             

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