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Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 37

     The Board having taken the Same into Consideration, are of Oppinion, that his Excellys Proclamation being solong in coming to this Place, that it was Impossible to be Communicated to the Indians so as yt they might Embrace the Benefit of sald Clause, & therefore Agreed yt they or Others who have Demean'd themselves Peaceably during these Troubles, or not acted Violently against his Majestys Subjects should be Admitted upon such Tarmes as aforesaid, the of Oct. Last prescribed to them

     Ordred that Such Tarmes & Conditions for yo Indians to Signe be Drawn up by a Commity to be laid before Board

     Ordred that John Adams, William Skeen & Peter Boudre Esq be the Said Commity


     Jackish being called in, he acquainted the L.t Governor That he had brought along with him two Indians Viz.t Claude & Martain who have their Mothers, a. Brother and sister Hostages in the ffort & that he Expected more in a few Days, upon which was Ordred to Remain here about till the Rest Came, & then the Council Adjourned [55]

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governor John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royal on Munday the 5th of November 1722

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Shirreff Esq
Peter Boudre Esq

     The Commity Presented to the Board the Tarmes & Conditions Appointed to be Drawn up the 3.d Ins.t for the Indians to Signe, which being Read, were with some Amendments Approved of, and ordred to be translated into french for the Indians better Understanding the Same, & then Adjourned


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