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Governor's Letter-Book, Annapolis, 1719-1742. 59

Philipps to the French Inhabitants of this River (Annapolis) [12
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Prudent Robischeaux and Nicolas Gautier not having the necessary qualifications as deputies, "as ancientest and most considerable in Lands & possessions," two others are to be chosen.
(signed.)
R. Philipps
 



1720.
May 20.
Annapolis.

Philipps to St. Ovide de Brouillan Govr of Isle Royale, Louisbourg.1

Formal notice of Philipps' arrival and powers in N. S. Hopes that neither of them will do anything to impair the peace, such as encroachment on territory, or practising with the natives.
(signed.)
R. Philipps
 


Ap. 4.
Boston.

Philipps to Col. Gledhill, Lieut. Govr of Placentia. [13
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Scarcity of Provisions at Placentia, owing to non-arrival of store-ship. Sloop has been sent with beef, pork and bread. Proclamations enclosed for distribution. Major Mascarene's company to return in sloop, in charge of Lieut. George. If store-ship has arrived, Boudre is to be allowed to dispose of these provisions to meet expenses. Engineer from Britain to receive all assistance in construction of the works. No interference with the fishery by officers or men under any pretence whatever. Parcel of deals sent to stop leaks in barracks and magazine.
(signed.)
R. Philipps
 



May 4.
Annapolis.

Philipps to St. Ovide de Brouillan, Isle Royale. [16
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French inhabitants combining with the Indians to assert their native rights against the King's. Suspicious absence of Père Justinian, without leave. They have asked Philipps' leave to consult the Govr of Isle Royale on the matter. Permission

1. Above the address of this letter is the memo: "This lettr. ought to be entered in page (5) being omitted."
 



May 14
Annapolis.


             

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