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NEWFOUNDLAND EXECUITVE COUNCIL RECORDS. 1a.
Aug. 18th, 1885.
A letter was read form Mr. Fortescue, J.P., Rigoulet, applying for a sum of from 300 to 400 Dollars for provisions advanced for relief of the poor there last Winter.
Aug. 28th, 1885.
A letter was read from Mr. Berteau, Labrador, Sub-Collector, representing great destitution at Hamilton Inlet, and estimating that 120 barrels flour will be required to meet it.
pages 96 and 98.
Nov. 12th, 1885.
Oct. 26th. The steamers Plover, Mastiff, and Lady Glover to proceed to Labrador with provisions for relief of the suffering by late gale on that Coast.
Jany. 18th, 1886. A letter was read from the Hudson Bay Company, London, Dec. 8th, requesting the views of the Govt. in relation to relieving distress in Rigolet and Cartwright. The Company are to be informed that if the Govt. be notified in advance of any probable necessity for providing relief in these localities, the question will receive their due consideration.
pages 103, 107, 118.