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COMMISSION TO ELIAS RENDELL
TO BE SHERIFF OF THE LABRADOR DISTRICT.
RECORD BOOK, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND. Volume 39, page 97.
By His Excellency Sir Thos. J. Chochrane, Kt. Governor, &c.
By virtue of the Power and authority in me vested, I the Governor do by these presents nominate and appoint you Elias Rendell Esquire to act and be Sheriff for all parts and places of the Coast of Labrador and the Islands adjacent thereto under and within the jurisdiction of the Court established for the said Coast To hold exercise and fulfil all and singular the powers duties and functions belonging to and incident to the said Office of Sheriff within all parts and places of the said Coast of Labrador and the Islands adjacent thereto as aforesaid from the day of the date of these presents and thenceforth during pleasure.
And I do by these presents commit unto you the said Elias Rendell the custody of the aforesaid parts and places of the said Coast of Labrador and the Islands adjacent thereto with the appurtenances so that you render to His Majesty's use His Majesty's due forms and answer touching all other His Majesty's dues and fulfil all other matters concerning the said office of Sheriff as you ought and may be thereunto lawfully required and enjoined.
Given &c. 20th June 1833.
By His Excellency's Command,
(Signed) JAS. CROWDY, Secy.
This Commission to be in force until the return of Mr. Robinson to his duties.—J.C.