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No. 492.

GOVERNOR COCHRANE'S COMMISSION TO THOS. MORTON


TO BE CONSTABLE AND BAILIFF OF THE LABRADOR COURT.



RECORD BOOK, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND. Volume 35, page 386.

     L.S.                    By His Excellency Sir Thomas John Cochrane,
 (Signed)  Knight, Governor and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c.
Thos. Cochrane.

      Whereas by Virtue of the Power and authority unto me given by a certain Act of Parliament made in the 6th year of His Majesty's Reign intituled “An Act for the better administration of Justice in Newfoundland and for other purposes” I the said Governor have instituted a Court of Civil Jurisdiction at certain parts and places of the Coast of Labrador, and certain Islands adjacent thereto, and have also appointed a Judge of the said Court and a Sheriff for the said parts & places, and Islands of the said Coast of Labrador, And it being necessary also to appoint a Constable or Constables, Bailiff or Bailiffs to execute and perform the duties of Constable and Bailiff, and to aid and assist the said Court in the execution of its orders and decrees and also to aid and assist the said Sheriff in the conservation of the peace and in other duties and Services appertaining to his Office. I the said Governor do therefore hereby appoint you Thomas Morton, to be a Constable of the said Court, and Bailiff, to the said Sheriff to do, execute and fulfil all and singular the duties and services incident and belonging to the offices of such Constable and Bailiff as the same are and ought of right and Justice to be performed faithfully, skilfully and diligently.
Given under my hand & seal at the Government House, St.
John's, Newfoundland the 18th of July, 1826, in the
seventh year of His Majesty's Reign.                       
By His Excellency's Command,                     
E. B. BRENTON.      



RECORD BOOK, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND. Volume 35, page 387.

WARRANT AS BAILIFF OF THE LABRADOR COAST.



      Robert Andrews was also appointed by a similar Warrant, Constable and Bailiff of the same Court.
E. B. BRENTON,        
Secretary.   

[1927lab]

 

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