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No. 316.

APPOINTMENT OF NICHOLAS COXE, TO BE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE TRADE AND
FISHERY OF LABRADOR.

C.O. RECORDS B. 324/44, p. 203.
(Sgd) George R.                         
(L.S.)                                 
George the Third, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain,
France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.

      To our trusty and well beloved Nicholas Coxe, Esquire, Greeting.

      We reposing especial trust and confidence in your loyalty, integrity and ability, do by these presents constitute and appoint you to be Superintendent of the Trade and Fishery on the Coast of Labrador, within our Province of Quebec in America, to have, hold, exercise and enjoy the same during Our Pleasure; and you are to obey such orders and directions as you shall from time to time receive from Our Captain General and Governor in Chief of our Province of Quebec, from the Lieutenant and Governor or Commander in Chief of our said Province for the time being, or from our Governor of Newfoundland for the time being.
      Given at our court of St. James's the sixteenth day of March, 1779, in the nineteenth year of our reign.
By His Majesty's Command,                    
(Signed)   GEORGE GERMAINE.    
Nicholas Coxe, Esq.,
      Superintendent of the Trade and Fishery on the Coast of Labrador.

      The foregoing commission is a true copy from the original Book of Records, recopied and examined by
GEO. POWNALL.                   

Fiat.
      Recorded in the Office of Enrollment at Ottawa on Tuesday, the 10th day of October, 1780, in the second Register of Commission. p. 165.
(Signed)   GEO. POWNALL.    

     Registered also in the Register of Commissions and Letters Patent from His Majesty, page 71.

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(Endorsement on back).
Fiat.
To Nicholas Coxe, Dated 16th March, 1779,                    
Department of the Secretary of State of Canada,      
Registrar's Branch, Ottawa, 23rd June, 1921.  

      I hereby certify the within to be a true and faithful copy of the record of the original Fiat entered in Vol. 2, Commissions and Letters Patent, 25th April, 1775, to 25th August, 1784, folio 165.
A. G. LEAROYD,
Acting Deputy Registrar General of Canada.  

Department of the Secretary of State of Canada,     
Registrar's Branch, Ottawa, 25th June, 1921.  

      I hereby certify the within to be a true and faithful copy of the record of the original as entered in "C" commissions and Letters Patent from His Majesty, 20th November, 1784, to 25th June, 1790, Folio 71.
A. G. LEAROYD,
Acting Deputy Registrar General of Canada.  
B-W.                    

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