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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749

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Flemish, Condescended to make trial of his performances, & Sofor his Encouragement, had Consented to give him the Cure of Shickanecto; The Government having allready Given that of Mines & Pigiguit to Pere Isidore, which he Accordingly Accepted of, and Returned thanks [120] Thanks promissing a Dutiful Behaviour & being withdrawn

     The Board formed An Order for his Residing at Shickanecto, and that the Inhabitants there Should Receive and Entertain him, and none other as their Missionare; And having also Agreed that a Coppy of the Order prohibiting Pere Felix's Returne into this Province &ca Should be given him, they were both Signed by the Governour and Given Accordingly, with Orders to Make .the best of his Way

     At a Council held at the Honourable L.t Governour John Doucett's house in his Majestys Garrison of Annapolis Royall on Munday the 21stof January 1724/5

Present The Honourable Lievt Governor President
Major Paul Mascarene
John Adams Esq
William Skene Esq
William Shirreff Esq
Petition of Pere Piere to be priest of Cobequit

     The Honourable L.t Governor Acquainted the Board that there were four Deputees come from Cobaquid who had presented him with a petition Acquainting him that they had a Letter from one Pere Piere who was come there, Praying that the Inhabitants of that place may havehim for their Priest or Liberty to Send for another &ca as upon file without date


     The Same paper being Read the Board Considering the Civil Deportment of the people of Cobaquit Judged proper to make a Distinction between them and the people of Menis, And therefore Agreed that the Honourable L.t Governor Should Receive the Priests Letter (wherein the [121] The Said Deputies Alledged there was Inclosed a Letter from Pere Isidore) And Atcording to the Contents thereof & Pere Isidores Letter to give An Answer


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