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Registres du gouvernement britannique à Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749


Commission Book, 1720-1741. 189


French measure within and 60 ft. long, and all other materials necessary: as also 1000 pieces of timber, 14 ft. long and about 8 or 9 inches in diameter with a sufficient quantity of binders proper for the same.
 


Annapolis, May 11, 1732.
(signed.)
L. Armstrong.
 

Order for Peaceable Possession. [78

Claude Gautrau not to be disturbed in the possession of his estates adjoining the common of Minas. He is also to occupy peaceably one fourth of the point of land, "as is mentioned and Agreed on by a Contract Given for the Same the 4th of July, 1688."
 





Annapolis, May 11, 1732.
(signed.)
L. Armstrong.
 

Order for Possession. [78

Whereas the Depuis have been at Annapolis again, complaining that the Boudrots and Landrys will not conform and submit to the sentence of the court in relation to the land lying between the two brooks called the Ruisseaux de l' Aigle, although both parties have agreed to a plan and signed it, which was witnessed by Francis Landry one of the Deputies, the Deputies are ordered to divide the land as already directed; the Depuis to have the half of wood and marsh-land nearest their plantation.
 





Annapolis, May 11, 1732.
(signed.)
L. Armstrong.
 


The French translation of the following, [79].
 

Order as to Cordwood and Highways. [80

To suppress all fraudulent practices, the cord of wood is ordered to be "Eight foot long, four feet high and four foot over from one half Scarp to one half Scarp, Closely Piled, under the penalty of forfeiting the Same if offered to Sale, for the Benefit of the poor." Persons who have been encroaching on the King's highway are ordered to remove their pickets or fences
 





             

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