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Account of Coals Ship'd at His Majesty's Coal Mines SPanish River by permission of His Excellency Lieutenant Governor Macarmich Commencing the 25th October 1793 & Ending the 31 December following

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

 

Date of
Permit
Vessels Names Masters Names Where Bound No.
Chaldrons
Amount of
Duties
          L S d
1793              
October 25th Brothers Gardner St. Peters 10 2 10  
26th Nancy Ley Halifax 12 3    
26th Endeavor Townshend Halifax 9 ½ 2 7 6
26th Mary Swain St. Peters 52 13    
30th Prosperity Allen Sydney 28 7    
31st Nancy Dobbin Sydney 3   15  
November 2nd Porcupine D'Auvergne Sydney 4 1    
2nd Nancy Dobbin Sydney 3   15  
7th Meriam Meagher St. Peters 30 7 10  
7th Mary Landrie Halifax 11 ½ 2 17 6
7th Nancy Landrie Halifax 16 ½ 4 2 6
7th Margarite LeBlanc Halifax 11 2 15  
7th Two Brothers Dawdle St. Peters 24 6    
9th Industry Imlay Halifax 20 5    
9th Sydney Ley Halifax 8 2    
9th Alpha Fleegan Halifax 20 5    
12th Betsey Davis Halifax 24 6    
12th Morning Star Ferris Halifax 7 1 15  
14th Fanny Hilton Halifax 24 6    
15th Prosperity Jackson Sydney 14 3 10  
18th St. Andrew Murphy Halifax 22 5 10  
18th Brothers Gardner St. Peters 30 7 10  
18th Dawkins Stark Halifax 38 9 10  
20th Betsey & Sally Murphy Halifax 20 5    
20th Porcupine D'Auvergne Sydney 2   10  
25th Liverpool Packet Man Halifax 20 5    
December 3rd Prosperity Jackson Sydney 14 3 10  
5th Mary Swain Halifax 45 11 5  
9th Mancy Landrie Halifax 16 4    
10th Meriam Meagher Halifax 30 7 10  
10th Two Brothers Dawdle Halifax 30 7 10  
18th Alpha Murphy Halifax 20 5    
21st Sydney Ley Main a Dieu 24 6    
  642 ½ 160 12 6
Superintendent's allowance of Six pence per Chaldron is   16 1 3
    144 11 3


William Plant Esqr. appointed Superintendent of the raising & Shipping of Coals by His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists deposeth and saith that the aforegoing Account is just and true. Sworn in Council Will. Plant the 12th March 1794 before me, Mathews.

 

Source: Colonial Correspondence of Cape Breton; CO Vol. 110, pp. 89, 90

 


Contributed by Janice Fralic-Brown
Page written October 5, 2003

 

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