island

COLONIAL

CORRESPONDENCE


 

Account of Fees Due to Abraham Cuyler from 1st October 1789 to 24th June 1790, according to his Memorial
( includes a long list of petitioners)

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

Abstract of Fees Established [1790] for the Secretary



For every 1000 acres Contained in a Grant---------------- £ 1 – 5 ----

If 100 acres --------------------------------------------     - 10 ---

Between 100 & 500 ---------------------------------------   1 – 0 ----

Where the number of Grantees shall exceed each right ----       5 ----

 

For the Register

For Recording a grant for and under 500 acres --------  £ 0 – 5 ----

for every 100 words said Grant contains --------------        1 ----

For Recording a Grant from 500 to 1000 acres ---------        10 ---

	for every 100 words said Grant contains ------        2 ----

	for every 1000 acres after the first 1000 ----        2 ----

For Recording the Grant of a Township ----------------    4 – 0 ----

For the Certificate of Registry ----------------------    2 – 6 ----
For every name contain’d in each Grant ---------------        1 ----

 

Clerk of the Council

Receives 10 % on all Memorials laid before the Council whether approved or rejected as there is the same Trouble – filing Memorials, etc.

Extracted from the Table of Fees Signed {Wm Frost} {Clk Secys Office} Halifax 23rd November 1790
A List of Petitions read at Council from 1st Octr 1789 to 16th May 1790 during Mr Cuyler’s Suspension and furnish’d by Mr. Thos Crawley


Geo. Hall               a Grant   200 acres  as pr Mr. Crawley’s acct      £ 1  8  6

LeRoi                     do      200  do             do                    1  8  6

Bunten                    do      300  do             do                    1  9  6

LeBlanc, etc.        do 4 grants  400  do             do                    6  18 0

Forjeron                  do      480  do             do                    1  12 0

Beausejour                do      329  do             do                    1  8  6

Forrest                   do      485  do             do                    1  19 6

Edwd McDonald             do      256  do             do                    1  19 6

Honble Thos Townshend      do     1000  do             do                    2  5  6

Haly & Nepean [?]         do     1000  do             do                    2  5  6

P. Ely, Loyalist          do      280  do, a Loyalist do                    1  8  6

Peter Grant               do      500  do             do                    1  8  6

John Claghan              do      250  do             do                    1  8  6



2 Licenses of Occupation to Kavanagh                                        2 19  8

Regent [?] Ingouville’s Conveyance                                          0 10  0

Muggach’s Patt                    do                                        0  7  6

Pitts                             do                                        0  7  6

Adams                             do                                        0  7  6

Sutherland’s                      do                                        0  7  6

Mathews’s                         do                                        0  7  6

Boisseau’s                        do                                        0  7  6

Nugent’s                          do                                        0  7  6

Nugents’s                         do                                        0  7  6

Jas. Lindsey’s                    do                                        0  7  6

                                                             

                                                                   half  £ 33 17  8

                                                                         £ 16 18  4

                                                                           15  8

                                                                         £ 32  6 10
A List of Petitions read at Council from 1st Octr 1789 to 16th May 1790 during Mr Cuyler’s Suspension and furnish’d by Mr. Thos Crawley


Oct 1789     Samuel Bunten      filing Petition / read etc [?] In a Council   £  0  11  --

             William Bowen                      do                               0  11  --

             George Bowen                       do                               0  11  --

             Thos Saby                          do                               0  11  --

              ----- Gervois                     do                               0  11  -- 

              Fredk Aubery                      do                               0  11  --

              Hugh Watts                        do                               0  11  --

              Noah Morris                       do                               0  11  --

              John Rigby                        do                               0  11  --

              John O’Brian                      do                               0  11  --

              Michael Brown                     do                               0  11  --

              Abraham Hunter                    do                               0  11  --

              John McDonald                     do                               0  11  --

              Robt. Young                       do                               0  11  --

              Geo. Petrie                       do                               0  11  --

              Ingram Ball                       do                               0  11  --

              John Rigby                        do                               0  11  --

              John David                        do                               0  11  --

              Alexr Frazer                      do                               0  11  --

Feb. 1790     Julian du Hammel                  do                               0  11  --

              Paul Beausejour                   do                               0  11  --

              Edwd Hayes                        do                               0  11  --

              Mathew Alexander                  do                               0  11  --

              Patrick Calahan                   do                               0  11  --

              Lawrence Kavanagh                 do                               0  11  --

                Do       Do                     do                               0  11  --

Apr 1790      Christian Frazer                  do                               0  11  --

              Philip Ingouville                 do                               0  11  --

              Paul Beausejour                   do                               0  11  --

              Maximin Forrest                   do                               0  11  --

              John Clarke                       do                               0  11  --

              John Sauby                        do                               0  11  --

              Samuel Chapman                    do                               0  11  --

              Wm Cox                            do                               0  11  --

May 1790      Philip Ingouville                 do                               0  11  --

              Charles Martel                    do                               0  11  --

              Thomas Egan                       do                               0  11  --

              John Moorhead                     do                               0  11  --

              Donald McGilvery                  do                               0  11  --

              John Taylor                       do                               0  11  --

              Thos Davies                       do                               0  11  --

              Collin Campbell                   do                               0  11  --

              Michael Dyer                      do                               0  11  --

              Ph. Baker                         do                               0  11  --

              A.C. Dodd                         do                               0  11  --

              Ingram Ball                       do                               0  11  --

              John Smith                        do                               0  11  --

              Geo. Brown                        do                               0  11  --

16th May 1790 Geo. Petrie                       do                               0  11  --

              Cato Cox                                                           0  11  --

              Ann Boshy                         do                               0  11  --

              John Davison                      do                               0  11  --

              Solomon Brogan                    do                               0  11  --

              John Leaver                       do                               0  11  --

              Susana Archer                     do                               0  11  --

              Thomas Crawley                    do                               0  11  --

              Henry Neil                        do                               0  11  --

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

     

 

Transcriber’s Note: These lists are from a Memorial of Abraham Cuyler, who was petitioning to be paid these fees as they would be due his office, from which he felt he had been unfairly suspended.

 

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton : CO 217, V. 108, p. 324 – 326b

 

 

 

 

 

Contributed by Janice Fralic-Brown
Page written 2 April 2000
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