LETTER FROM COUNT DE PONCHARTRAIN TO MARQUES DE VAUDREUIL, GOVERNOR OF NEW FRANCE, 5th MAY, 1713.
HUDSON BAY COMPANY'S RECORD.
(Translated out of French.)
Coppy of the Letter from ye Count de Pontchartrain to ye Marques de Vandreuil Comandr of the Milatary order of St Lewis Governr & Leiftenant Generall for the King in New France Dated at Marly ye 5 May 1713.
The King haveing Thought fitt by the Treaty of Peace Concluded at Utrich the 11th of the Last month, to Grant to The Queen & Crowne of Great Brittaine Accadia, The Island of Newfound Land & Hudsons Bay to be possesed henceforward in full Right (or Sovereignity) & his Matie desireing That The Same should be punctually performd he has Comanded me to give you Advice Thereof & Lett you know That his Intention is That you should not obstruct or hinder ye same But on the Contrary That you should Conforme yrselfe Thereunto same.
Ye Most humble & Afectiont Servt