p. 3582
C

No. 1362.

ORDER OF THE KING, 11 JANUARY, 1718, APPOINTING BROUAGE TO BE COMMANDANT FOR THE KING ON THE COAST OF LABRADOR.


ARVHIES OF CANADA, SERIES F 3, VOL. 10, p. 41.

Ordre du Roi
au S.r Brouage pour commander en la côte de Labrador.
11 Janvier 1718.

Sa Majesté estimant necessaire de destiner une personne capable pour commander à la côte de Labrador, pays des Esquimaux et étant satisfaire des services que le Sr Brouage a rendus à ladite côte où il a servi sous le feu S.r, de Courtemanche qui y commandoit, Sa Majesté de l'avis de M. le Duc d'Orléans Regent veut et entend que le dit S.r Brouage commande en ladite Côte de Labrador et qu'il regle et accomode les differends qui pourront arriver au sujet des emplacemens pour la pêche sans que pour raison dudit commandement il puisse pretendre aucuns appointemens. Mande et ordonne Sa Majesté au Sr Marquis de Vaudreuil, Gouverneur et Lieutenant General en la Nouvelle France de le faire reconnôitre en la dite qualité et à tous autres qu'il appartiendra de lui obeir et entendre.
Fait à Paris etc.



(Translation.)

ORDER OF THE KING
to Sr. Brouage appointing him commander at the coast of Labrador.

11th of January 1718.
His Majesty deeming it necessary to appoint a person able to command on the coast of Labrador, the country of the Esquimaux, and being satisfied with the services rendered by the Sr. Brouage on the said coast, where he served under the late Sr. de Courtemanche who commanded thereon, His Majesty, with the advice of M. the Duc d'Orleans, Regent, ordains and approves that the said Sr. Brouage command on the said coast of Labrador and that he settle and adjust the disputes which may arise with reference to the situations of fisheries without, by reason of the said command, he being entitled to any fees. His Majesty commands and ordains the Sr. Marquis de Vaudreuil, Governor and Lieutenant General in New France, to have him acknowledged as such and all others to obey and hear him.

Done at Paris, etc.

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