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of much historical interest and value, which the Editor has gathered from every available and reliable source, and for which due credit is always given. His intention has been to publish every official paper and document that can be found on record or on file, that serves to throw light on our Provincial History.

The Province Laws, in this volume, from 1692 to 1702, (only two or three of which have ever before been printed) indicate the state of the Province and the manners and customs of the times to which they relate. In this respect they are of much value and should be carefully examined.

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JoURNAL of THE CouNCIL AND GENERAL Assembly,

Letter of Lt. Gov. Stoughton of Massachusetts,
Speech of Lt. Gov. Usher, - - - -
Speech of Lt. Gov. Usher and answer to it,
Speech of Gov. the Earl of Bellomont, . -
Orders of the House, - - - -
Answer to the Gov.’s Speech, . - - -
New Seal for the Province, - - - -
A prison ordered to be built, . . . -
Letter from the Earl of Bellomont, . - -
Petition from masters of coasting vessels,

Estimates of cost of building a Fort at New Castle,
Letter from John Bridger respecting trees for tar, .

Quota of men in different Provinces,
Province Laws, . - - - - - -
Journ AL of THE COUNCIL AND AssFMBLY RESUMED,

Letter from Queen Anne respecting salaries, .
Col. Itomer on repairs of Fort Wm. and Mary,
Speech of Lt. Gov. Usher, and answer thereto,
Samuel Allen's title to Province Lands, . -
Gov. Joseph Dudley’s speeches, - - -
An act respecting pursuit of Indians in Winter,
Answer to Gov. Dudley's speech, . . .

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