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Record No: mha00000299
Title: Commissions
Dates: 1781-1789
Location: MF-0090, 0091, 0092, 0093, 0095 MHA
Creator: Newfoundland. Colonial Secretary.
Extent: 1 cm.
Scope and Content: Photocopies of commissions by Newfoundland Governors; to appoint Justices of the Peace in Newfoundland; appointing surveying officers "for the further increase and encouragement of shipping"; appointment of officers for the Court of Oyer and Terminer; appointing William Carter as Commissary of the Vice-Admiralty Court of Newfoundland; appointing Nicholas Hay as registrar of the Vice-Admiralty Court.
Reproduction Note: Copied from the Newfoundland. Colonial Secretary Correspondence, GN2/1, held at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Custodial History: This material was copied and collected by Keith Matthews in the 1970s and deposited in the MHA.
Subject: Hay, Nicholas, fl. 1787.
Subject: Carter, William 1751-1840.
Subject: Administration of Justice.
Subject: Maritime law Newfoundland.
Subject: Court Oyer and Terminer.
Subject: Admiralty Court.
Subject: Justices of the Peace Newfoundland.
Subject: Commissions.
Authors_Corporate Name: Newfoundland. Governor (1786-1788: Elliot).
Authors_Corporate Name: Newfoundland. Governor (1789-1791: Milbanke).
Authors_Corporate Name: Newfoundland. Governor (1782-1785: Campbell).


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