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GRANT FAMILY


(I)

THE GRANT
OF 54 CHARLOTTE STREET (
?-1824)

1785

Return of the Refugee Loyalists Victualled by Government
now Residing at Louisbourg and Gabbarus Bay

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

  No. of Men No. of Women Male children above 10 years Male children under 10 years Female Children above 10 years Female children under 10 years Total no. of souls Total no. of Rations
....                
Peter Grant 1           1 1
....                

I hereby Certify that that the above is a true Return, Sydney 3rd November 1785

(signed) Jonn Jones

Sydney

Transcriber’s Note: [here follow two letters dealing with provisions for the above families]

 [To Colonel Yorke, Command at Sydney] Sydney, 3rd November, 1785

Sir,

The within is a Return of the Refugees Loyalist that are residing at Louisbourg and Gabbarus Bay, who are entitled to be victualled by Government, as the advanced season of the year will not admit these people to call at Sydney for their provisions. They leave to recommend that you may please to order Six Months Provisions to be delivered to Captain Jones who has promised to distribute the same. I am with due regard

Sir

Your most obedt and Most humble servant

(signed) A. Cuyler 

[To Mr. Storey, Asst Commissary] Camp at Sydney Nov. the 4th, 1785

Sir,

You be pleased issue /3rd Rations for Six Months to the Within Number of Loyalist, to be delivered to Capt. Jones on his order -------- 

Signed J. Yorke

Col. 

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton: CO 217, V. 104, p. 223.

http://www.capebretongenweb.com/corr_4.html

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown: http://www.capebretongenweb.com/Colonial/corrndx.html

 

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