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ALEXANDER FORBES TO BE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF GASPE AND INSPECTOR OF TRADE AND FISHERIES OF LABRADOR.
(Signed) George Rex.
George the Third, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom,
of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith.
To our Trusty and well beloved Alexander Forbes, Esq., Greeting.
We reposing especial trust and confidence in your loyalty, integrity and ability, do by these presents constitute and appoint you to be Lieutentant Governor of the District of Gaspe and Inspector of the Trade and Fisheries upon the coast of Labrador in our Province of Lower Canada, in the room of Francis Le Maistre, Esq., deceased.
To have, hold, exercise and enjoy the same during our Pleasure, with all the rights, privileges, profits, perquisites, and advantages to the same belonging or appertaining 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 Lower Canada or from the Lieutentant Governor or Commander in Chief of our said Province for the time being.
Given at our Court of St. James's in the eighteenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and five, in the forty-fifth year of our region.
By His Majesty's Command,
Commision to Alexander Forbes, Esq.,
Department of the Secretary of State of Canada,
Registrar's Branch, Ottawa, 20th July, 1921.
I hereby certify the within to be a true and faithful copy of the record of the original Commission as entered in Liber "E" Imperial Commissions, 1791 to 1837, Vol. I., Folio 121.
Signed. A. G. LEAROYD.