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J. BEMISTER TO JOHN COLTON.
GOVT. RECORDS, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND. Volume 54, page 247.
14th August, 1868.
The Government having determined in conjunction with the Commercial Body to send the “Diamond” after landing the mails at the terminal Port of Twillingate, to the Coast of LABRADOR, has been pleased to appoint you to be the Mail Officer on board, to have charge of all letters &c. intended for that part of this Colony.
Your duty will be in addition to procure and furnish the Government with a careful statement of the quantities of fish at each Harbour at which you touch, the state and prospects of the fishery generally along the Coast of Labrador and any other information which you may consider necessary.
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APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS GROVES.
Pages 518. 4 RECORD BOOK, Oct. 26th, 1861, to Aug. 3rd, 1869.
May 22nd, 1869.
It was ordered that Thomas Graves of Rigolette Hamilton's Inlet, Labrador, be licensed to celebrate Marriages.