Journal, September 1723
September 3. Present:—Mr. Bladen, Mr. Plummer, Sir John
Representation on Colonel Shute's memorial.
A representation upon Colonel Shute's memorial, agreed
yesterday, was signed.
Representation on Mr. Sandford and Sanderson's petition.
Another representation upon Mr. Sandford and Mr. Sanderson's
petition, ordered yesterday to be prepared, was agreed and
Representation on officers' petition for grant of land.
The draught of another representation upon the petition of
several officers praying for a tract of land in Nova Scotia, was
agreed and ordered to be transcribed.
September 4. Present:—Mr. Bladen, Mr. Plummer.
Affidavit about officers present at reduction of Annapolis Royal.
An affidavit of Messrs. Davison and Capon, of 29th August,
1723, declaring that the gentlemen, who signed a petition now
before the Board, were at the reduction of Annapolis Royal,
Another affidavit about declaration before the reduction of Annapolis Royal.
Representation signed upon officers' petition.
Another affidavit of Messrs. Davison and Nassen, dated 4th
September, 1723, importing that they were present when a detachment was drawn out at Boston, to reduce Annapolis Royal, and
that a declaration was read then, to the effect set forth in their
petition, now before the Board, was likewise read, as also an
extract of Her late Majesty's instructions to General Nicholson,
[Nova Scotia Bundle A. 49], dated 18th March, 1709–10,
communicated by him to the Board the 17th of February, 1714–15,
and the representation upon the officers' petition, mentioned in
yesterday's Minutes, was signed.
Representation. Act about partition with
A representation for confirming an Act, passed at New York
in 1719, entituled, An Act for running and ascertaining the lines of
partition and division betwixt the colony and the colony of Connecticut,
ordered to be prepared the 20th of the last month, was agreed and