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Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 75

for his Witness who made Oath That he Did not hear of M.r Robert Cuthbert's lying all night at Margaret Douglasses Mentioned by any then in Company and the Report of the Doors being lockt proceeded first from one Richard Lynes who Carried for M.r Cuthbert the Three Gallons of Rum


     Which being Considered the Board gave it as their Oppinion That M.r Robert Outhberts Complaint Against Said William Napps, was only frivolous, And so Dismissed him [101]

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Tewsday the 22nd of September 1724

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

     The Honourable L.t Governour having Acquainted the Board of the Cause of his Calling them together, he laid before them the following papers Viz.t

     His Own Represententation of Some Affairs between the Reverend M.r Robert Cuthbert and Alexander Douglass &.ca
Several papers laid before the Council and Mr. Robert Cuthbert examined

     A Letter from Samuel Douglass upon the Same Subject of his Said Brothers Affairs

     A Petition from Said Samuel Douglass on the Same Subject

     A Memorial from Ditto Concerning the Same Peter Feilding & John Evans's Affidavit Relating the Same

     Two Letters from the Said M.r Robert Cuthbert bearing Date September the first & September the 7th 1724

     The Governour's own Answer to both said Letters

     Alexander Douglass's Memorial Representing the Injustice Done him by the Reverend M.r Robert Cuthbert in Relation to his Wife

     A Letter from Said Alexander Douglass as also a Petition concerning the Said M.r Robert Cuthbert's Refusing to give


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