Livers" to make good the damage, or appear here on or before Nov. 27 to show cause, &c. "By his Honours Command by & with the Advice of the Council."
Annapolis, Ang. 1, 1739.
Order to Pay.
To Peter Sire, Senr. Directed by the Governor "to Order you to pay to Mr. William Winnett or Order" £30, 13s, balance of account due to him. If he does not pay, he is ordered to appear before the Governor-in-Council to show cause, &c.
Annapolis, Sept. 8., 1739.
(signed.) Wm Shirreff Sec.
Announcement of Governor's Death.
To the Deputies of the River of Annapolis Royal. Whereas by the death of Gov. Armstrong, the civil government devolves upon Adams as President of the Council, Deputies are ordered to appear at a meeting of H. M. Council to be held on Monday, 17th inst. "at the President's house in the lower Town of Annapolis Royall, As you will Answer the Contrary."
Annapolis, Dec. 15, 1739.
(signed.) Jno Adams.
"N B, that One of the same tenor, dated the 13th January 1739/40 was sent to the Deputys of the Sev.1 Districts up the Bay. Except the Day Appointed Which was Discretionary as the time might permit."
Order to Mangeant to Settle.
As the Lieut. Gov. is dead,2 and as the government of the province has devolved upon the President of the Council,
1. In French. 2. "D'autant que le feu Lieutenant Gouvernor et Commandant en Chef de Cette Province est Mort."