p. 753 N
EXTRACT FROM COMMISSION OF GOVERNOR
SIR ALEXANDER BANNERMAN, 1857.
PAT. ROLL 20 VICT. PART 3. NO. 25 NO. 4995.
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And further Know You that We, reposing especial trust and confidence in the prudence, courage and loyalty of you the said Sir Alexander Bannerman, of Our especial grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have thought fit to constitute and appoint, and by these presents do constitute and appoint you the said Sir Alexander Bannerman to be Our Governor and Commander in-Chief in and over Our Island of Newfoundland and the Islands adjacent, and all the Coast of Labrador from the entrance of Hudson's Straits to a line to be drawn due North and South from Anse Sablon, on the said Coast to the Fifty-second degree of North Latitude, and all the Islands adjacent to that part of the said Coast of Labrador, as also of all Forts and Garrisons erected and established or which shall be erected and established within the said Island of Newfoundland and the Islands adjacent, or on the Coast of Labrador within the limits aforesaid, or in the said Islands adjacent to that part of the said Coast, for and during Our Will and Pleasure.
Witness Ourself at Westminster, the fourteenth day of February in the twentieth year of Our Reign.
By Warrant under the Queen's Sign Manual,
(Sd.) C. ROMILLY.