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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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Manuscript Group 11, Colonial Office 220,
Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Sessional Papers,
Minutes of Executive Council, 1786
(M.G. 11, C.O. 220, C.B. "B", Vol. 2
 f. 152

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At a Council at Sydney in the afternoon of June the 5th 1786

                                    Present
                               His Excellency the governor
                              } Richard Gibbons President }   
The Honble -        } Richard Sweet                      }
                              } George Rodgers                  }
                              } William Brown                     } Esquires
                              } Samuel Sparrow                  } ....

 

[RG 1, Cape Breton, Executive Council Minute Books, 1785-1820, Volume 318: Minutes of Council of the Island of Cape Breton from July 1785 to 16th July 1787. Collected and Bound by The Commission of Public Records, Halifax 1862 - Microfilm Reel PANS 15398]

[Note: The next recorded council meeting is not until August 29, 1786 where the following observation is made: "The lieutenant Governor on account of the absence of the President and Several of the Members of His Majesty's Council considered it expedient and necessary for His Majesty's Service ... to Nominate as Members of His Majesty's Council for Cape Breton David Tait Esquire, The Reverend Ranna Cosset Clerk and George Moore Esquire .... the other councillors during the rest of 1786 were Alexander Haire, William Brown, and George Rodgers]

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