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Minutes of H. M. Council, 1720-1742. 77


the Inhabitants of this River, and that he had write [103] Write to him for Liberty to purchase Some Refreshments of which they Stood Very much in Need there; Which being Advi.sed on

     Agreed That as he had when the Garrison at Canso was in very great Necessity and want Supplied his Excellency General Richard Philipps. when there, with things Suitable to his Necessity That Liberty may be Granted as farr as his Honour the Governour Should think Convenient

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Saturday the 31st of October 1724

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


     The Honourable L.t Governour Informed the Board that he had Receieved a Letter froIll Pere ffelix Signifymg Returne into this Province and Settling at Shickanecto, which he Seames to Ground upon an Assurance he pretends to have had from the Governour of Cape Breton of his Writting to the Governour here in his favour And that he had likewise Received two more Letters therein Inclosed which finding were from two other Priests that the said Felix had brought with him, he Did not Designe to      them up; As also that he had Received Another Letter by a Messenger from Mines, who Informing him [104] Him that it was from one of said Priests, he had Refused Receiving the Same, And thereupon asked the advice of the Board

Letter form Pere ffelix A Romish priest Signifying his Return to the Province

     The Board Considering the Minutes of Council on Wednesday the 5th of ffebruary 1723/4 and on Saturday the 29th of Aug.t 1724 as Also the Governours Orders on the last of Said Minutes, bearing Date the 2.d of September last thereupon sent to be published at Mines, prohibiting the Said ffelix to returne at his Utmost Peril; Unanimously Agreed That the Governour Should also Send a Coppy of his Said


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