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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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Agreed that Nothing be therefore put on Board She not being qualified

     And as the Master of Said Vessell is a Stranger, and Might from the good Intelligence between the two Crowns and the Service he had Undertaken for the Garrison at Canso, & Major Alex.r Cosby's Permitt, have Innocently Imagined & beleived himself & his Vessell Safe, and so Unadvisedly have brock Bulk

     The Oppinion of the Board is, in order to prevent Any greater Difficulity to the Said Master, that he Shall give Security to his Majesty by two Substantiall Inhabitants to be bound with him, to Answer for his good behaviour & that he Shall not      Bulk nor go up this Bay with his said Schooner on any Pretence whatever, and then Depart this Port with his said Vessell & Cargoe.

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Govi> John Doucettes house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Saturday the 26th of Oct.r 1723

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Skene Esq

William Shirreff Esq
Mons.r Mutton a surgeon made prisoner


     The Honourable L.t Governor Acquainted th.e Board that one Mons.r Mutton a Surgeon at Mines was come here, & that whereas he had heard that said Mutton had Cured Several of the Enemy Indians that had been wounded by the partys sent out against them, he had therefore made him prisoner, and Desired the Advice of the Board
Said [71]

Said M.r Mutton being called before the Board and Examined

     The Oppinion qf the Board is that for Want of Evidences the Said M.r Mutton Shall give good Security to the Government for his Good Behaviour for the future and Appearance here whenever Calld for


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