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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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     At a Council held at the place aforesaid on Munday the 12th of November 1722

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
Peter Boudre Esq
the conditions of peace sign'd by the Indians

     The Honourable L.t Governor Acquainted the Board that the Conditions and Tarmes aforsaid of the 5th Ins.t had , taken up some time in writting & Translateing into french, and that some Indians who have Embraced the protection of the Government were waiting to signe the Same

     Ordred that the Indians be Called in before the Board in Order to Signa the Same


     Ordred that the Said Tarmes & Conditions Translated into French be Distinctly Read & Interpreted to the Indians before Signing, which being Done the Presid.t ask'd the Indians [56] Indians if they were Satisfied to Embrace the Protection of his Majestys Governm.t upon Said Tarmes of Submission to which they made Ans.r that they were, and being Informed of the Danger of breaking & falling off & keeping Company with the Enemy Indians they this Day Signed in our Presence

     Order'd That a Coppy of said Tarmes & Conditions be Delivered them & the Honourable L.t Governor having likewise given them Pasports, they were permitted to Depart & then the Council Adjourned

     At a Council held at the place aforesaid on Wednesday the 14th of November 1722

     Present the Honourable L.t Governor Presid.t and the same Gentlemen as on Munday Last

     The Honourable L.t Governor Acquainted the Board that three more of this river Indians were Come to submitt themselves & to Embrace the protection of the Government

     The Indians were Called in & Examined & the Tarmes & Conditions translated into french upon which they were


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