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     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Saturday the 7thof November 1724

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
 
Two ffrench mens petition granted

     The Honourable L.t Governour Acqainting the Board That Doctor S.t Sceine & Peter Surrett both Inhabitants of the Upper Town of Annapolis Royall had presented him with Memorials praying Liberty to Depart this Province, & to go to the french Governm.t of Cape Breton, and having Laid their Said Petitions before the Board and the Same being Read

     The Board Agreed that their Petitions be Granted

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour John Doucetts house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Munday the 4thof January 1724/5

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
 
Ignace the preist & 2 dep- utys of Menis Examined

   
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     The Honourable L.t Governour Acquainted [113] Acquainted the Board that he had Information that one off the Priests (Ignace) who came allong with Felix was, with two Deputees from Mines, Notwithstanding the Proclamation, Come Into this River, and that being come here to the Garrison to wait Upon him, he had confined him to the Guard Room And as the Board was Sitting a Letter from Pere Isidore bearing date [blank in MS] being deliver'd to the Honourable Presid.t and the Same being Read he Desired the Advice of the Board

     Agreed that the two Deputies who Conducted the Priest Ignace Should be first called & being Accordingly Ordred to Appear, the Honourable L.t Governour Asked them their Business


             

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