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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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of her Said Deceas'd Husband before she [75] She Departed the Province, Acquainted th~ Board he had Ordered them the Said Anthony Oliver & Ann Rice to Attend in Order to Adjust matters between them and Desireing the Advice of the Board She was Call'd in & Examined and Owening the Debt

     It is the Oppinion of the Board that She Should Pay Said Debt to M.r Anthony Oliver before She Depart the province by Virtue of his Said Letter of Attorney

     Then the Honourable L. t Governor laid before the Board a Letter from Cap.t John Blower bearing Date the 6th of May, as upon file, Concerning the house &ce said Rice Rented from the Governor which happen'd to be Burnt and Desireing the Oppinion of the Boaxd on the Same.

     The Said Letter being Read and Rice's Allegations Considered the Board Agreed that Said Rice Should pay five pounds for presuming to make a fire in a place , where there was no funnel to Carry the fire or Smoke through the Thatch and that Cap.t Blower Should Reckon no more than One pound in Stead of the forty Shillings he hath Charged per Annum for the Garden

     Then the Commity laid before the Board the Petition Mentioned in the Minutes of the of Ap.r last which was Read, Approved of and Ordered to be Sent home, And Agreed that the Honourable Presid.t Should Signe it in the Name of the whole Board which was Done Accordingly.

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governor John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Tewsday the 26th of May 1724

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President John
John Adams Esq
Hibbert Newton Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
Petition presented by James Michell Advised.

     The Honourable L.t Governor laid before the Board a Petition Petition given him by James (alias) S.t Michell


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