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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.

PAGES.

Samuel Allen's Petition, . . . . . .

297

Queen Anne's Instructions to Gov. Dudley, · · 312-313

Addresses to the Queen, . . . . 328, 349, 352, 377

John Bridger's commission as Surveyor-General, .. 334

Memorial of John Bridger, . . . . .

337

Expedition to Nova Scotia – Fast, . . .

339

An act relating to Troopers, . . .

Capt. George Vaughan, agent to England, . . 353-355

An act for a free Latin school at Portsmouth, . . 365

Letters from Gov. Dudley, . . . . 371, 392, 417

Petition of inhabitants at Quamscott, . . 405-407

Petition of inhabitants in south part of Hampton, 408, 409, 428

Expedition to Port Royal, . . . . . 435–440

Speeches of Lt. Gov. John Usher, . . . 443, 448

Addresses to the Queen, .. . . 445, 452, 493, 507, 547

Speeches of Gov. Dudley, .. 448, 462, 501, 511, 530, 540

Capture of Port Royal — Annapolis, . .

453

Letters from Gov. Dudley, . . . . . 458,505

Expedition against Canada,

. . . . 478

Instructions of Queen Anne, . . . - 480, 489

Instructions for Henry Newman, Esq., ..

508

Petition of Nath' Weare, Esq., . . .

514

Petition of the inhabitants of Kingston, . .

520

Indian Treaty - Articles of Pacification (1713) . 543-546

Petition of the inhabitants of Bloody Point, .

549

Addresses to the King, George I, . . . , 576-7

Speeches of Lt. Gov. George Vaughan, . . 601, 630, 649

Petitions of inhabitants of Oyster River, . . 006, 714

Notice of Sir Charles Hobby, . . . . . 631

Notice of Gov. Samuel Shute, .

658

Speech of Gov. Shute, . .

659

Complaint of the Representatives to Gov. Shute, 675

Answer to the foregoing, . . . . .

677

Petition of inhabitants of Portsmouth, . .

Indian Treaty at Georgetown, Me., 1717, . . .. 693–701

Speeches of Lt. Gov. Vaughan, . . . . 702–703

Gov. Shute's speech against Lt. Gov. Vaughan, . 704

Examination of Jos. Smith, Peter Weare and John

Tuck, . . . . . . . . . 710-711

Speech of Lt. Gov. John Wentworth, and Gov. Shute, 721,723

Differences in Portsmouth explained,

729

Original letter of Gov. Shute, . . . . . 752

John Bridger, Surveyor-General, . . . . 759

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