be the said Comitte. and that they lay before this board at their next sitting; all such papers as they shall think * * * * for the service of' this Goverment; and perticularly those relateing to the Oaths of the French Inhabitants of this Province formerly taken by any of them.
For the Explanation of the Oath taken by His Majties Council of this Province as Councillors. advised and Orderd That the paragraph or part relateing to secrecy, be construed onely to haue regard to such matters as shall be recommended by his Excellency in Council to be kept secret
(signed) R. Philipps
the Explana- of that pt of ye Councils oaths relate- ing to secrecy
At a Council held at the Hon:ble Liev.t Gov.e house, in his Majties Garrison of Annapolis Royal, upon Saturday the 30th April 1720. A. M.
Present. His Excellency the General
The Hon:ble Liev.t Gov.r Lawrence Armstrong Esq Paul Mascarene Esq John Harrison Esq Cyprian Southack Esq Arthur Savage Esq
John Adams Esq Hibbert Newton Esq William Skene Esq William Shirreff Esq Peter Boudre Esq
A report of the Comitte apointed to draw up an Order to the French Inhabitants of this river. viz.t That they had drawn up s.d Ord.r wch was deliverd in, Read & approved off. Advised and Order'd , That the said Order be translated into French, and Order to,.. sent up the river to said Inhabitants: to chuse six persons ~~grta.nt& to represent the whole body of the French Inhabitants of this River
Ar Savage Secry
Advised and Order'd That the said Order be translated into French, and sent up the river to said Inhabitants: to chuse six persons to represent the whole body of the French Inhabitants of this River