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No. 1362.

ORDER OF THE KING, 12 NOVEMBER, 1714, APPOINTING COURTEMANCHE TO BE COMMANDANT FOR THE KING ON THE COAST OF LABRADOR.


A Marly le 12 9bre 1714.
De par le Roy

Sa Majeste estimant necessaire qu'il y ait un officier de ses troupes pour commander a la coste de Labrador pays des equimaux et estant satisfaite des fermiers du Sieur de Courtemanche Capitaine d'une de ses compagnies entretenues en la nouvelle france qui a deja fait un etablissement a la dite coste, Sa Majesté veut et entend qu'il commande en la dite coste de Labrador et qu'il y regle et accomode les differents qui pourront arriver entre les sujets de Sa Majeste au sujet des emplacements pour la pesche a la dite coste mande Sa Majesté au Sieur Marquis' de Vaudreuil gouverneur et lieutenant general en nouvelle france de le faire reconnoitre en la dite qualité et a tous autres qu'il appartiendra de luy obeir et entendre.

Fait a Marly le 12 Novembre 1714.



(Translation.)

At Marly, 12 November, 1714.
By the King's command

His Majesty deeming it necessary that an officer of his troops should be in command on the coast of Labrador, the country of the Esquimaux, and being satisfied with the fermiers of the Sieur de Courtemanche, Captain of one of his companies maintained in New France, who has already made a settlement at the said coast, His Majesty ordains and approves that he command on the said coast of Labrador and that lie settle and adjust the disputes which arise between His Majesty's subjects in connection with the situations of fisheries on the said coast. His Majesty commands the Sieur Marquis de Vaudreuil, Governor and Lieutenant General in New France, to have him acknowledged as such and to all others to obey and hear him.

Done at Marly on the 12th of November 1714.

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