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E.—ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK OF JUDGES.



No. 467.

SURROGATE COMMISSION TO CAPTAIN SAXON.



By James Webb Esq,        
Governor.    

      By virtue of the Power and Authority to me given, by His Majesty's Letters made Patent bearing date at Westminster, the Nineteenth day of May in the thirty third year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, I do hereby constitute and appoint you....................................to be my Deputy or Surrogate with full power and authority for you to assemble Courts within the Districts of.......................................and of Ports adjacent, to enquire into all such complaints as may be brought before you, and to hear and determine the same, to all intents and purposes as I myself might or could do, by virtue of the power and authority invested in me, you have likewise power and authority to seize and detain in order to proceed to condemnation, all uncustom'd, prohibited or run goods that may be found in the Districts aforesaid or the ports adjacent. And I do give and grant unto you the said.......................................full power and authority to administer the several Oaths to any person or persons you shall think fitt, agreeable to ye several Acts of Parliament made in that behalf; and I do strictly enjoin ye Justices of the Peace, all Officiers, Civil and Military and all other His Majesty's Leige Subjects, to be aiding and assisting unto ye said...................................and to obey and put in execution all such lawful orders you shall givnto them, as I myself might could do, by virtue of the power and authority invested in me.

  Given under my Hand and Seal at St. John's, this 20th June 1763.

J. W. WEBB.    (Seal)  

Commission in above form issued to Captain Saxon,
      Pearl, dated June 20 1763 to cover section
      from entrance of Hudsons Straits to River
      St. John's.

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