CO 194/44 [Reel B-680 & B-681]

Page

Date

From whom

(where)

To whom

(where)

Contents or nature of the document

3 - 3v

18 Jan., 1804

Gambier
(London)

Lord Hobart

Request for the payment of 50 pounds per annum for the last two years to Reverend Louis Amadeus Anspach.

5 - 5v

7 Apr., 1804

Gambier
(London)

Lord Hobart

Regarding the delayed reception of papers authorizing the importation of food supplies from the United States.

7 - 9v

21 Aug., 1804

Sir E. Gower
(Governor of Newfoundland)

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Proclamation demanding that all buildings and erect structures (ex. Fishing rooms, wharfs, etc.) within 200 yards of the high water mark within the harbors of Newfoundland be registered in a book.

10 - 10v

20 Oct., 1804

Sir E. Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Concerns the payment of Supreme and Surrogate court officers, a payment to William Cull for the subsistence of an Indian woman, and a bill due to Henry Phillips, the High Sheriff of Newfoundland, of 283 pounds.

12

20 Oct., 1804

Sir E. Gower

Earl Camden

Attached list of bills accounted by the governor Sir Gower.

12v - 13v

20 Oct., 1804

Sir E. Gower

Earl Camden

Report on the accounts of Sir Gower for the Island of Newfoundland between 31 May and 20 October 1804.

14 - 15

25 Oct., 1804

Sir E. Gower
(St. Johnís)

Lord Camden

Request for the payment of 50 pounds per annum to be made to Bishop James OíDonel for his services to the island.

16 - 17

9 Aug., 1804

Magistrates & Merchants of St. Johnís
(eg. John Bell, etc.)

E. Gower

Request from the magistrates and other principal inhabitants of St. Johnís who wish to reward Bishop OíDonel for his services in quieting the Irish unrest that existed in Newfoundland. (Multiple signatures).

18 - 19v

29 Sept., 1804

Gen. Skerrett
(St. Johnís)

E. Gower

Another request by Gen. Skerrett for reward to be given to Bishop Oí Donel for his services to the government.

20 - 20v

25 Oct., 1804

E. Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

A cover letter to an account of an incident that occurred between the British vessel the Queen Charlotte, commanded by J. H. Morrison, and some American fishermen who illegally fished near the shores of Newfoundland.

22 - 22v

2 Sept., 1804

J. H. Morrison
(Quirpon, Hired Cutter Queen Charlotte)

E. Gower

Morrison relates his encounter with the American fishermen who illegally cured fish on the shores of Newfoundland.

24 - 25v

Sept., 1804

J. H. Morrison

E. Gower

Related document respecting the American fishery on the coast of Labrador in the year 1804.

26 - 32v

19 Nov., 1804

E. Gower
(Spithead, Isis)

Earl Camden

Report on the successful state of the fishery, but with less passengers from Great Britain; successful seal fishery; recruitment for the Newfoundland Regiment; immigration of many Newfoundland fishermen to the United States; A woman named Catherine Brown was hanged for the murder of her husband, while a man named Richard Nicholls also received sentence of death for forgery, but was pardoned; James Browne, Captainís Clerk of his Majestyís ship the Camilla was also charged with forgery, but is being held until further notice; talks of attempts made to raise money for "Improving the Condition of the Poor"; the erection of a school house for the poor children; overcrowding of the St. Johnís harbour by various buildings; regulations put in place to deal with the crowded buildings and their construction; request to cultivate lands around St Johnís for the growing of foods.

34 - 37

29 Aug., 1804

Multiple Signatures
(e.g. Thomas Tremlett, Chief Justice; Henry Philips, High Sheriff; etc.)

Gower

Opinions from various high officials respecting the matters of the Shipsí Rooms and the increase of housing in the lower part of St. Johnís; the high price of fishing rooms.

38 - 39

19 Nov., 1804

Gower

-

Proclamation regarding the overcrowding of buildings along the harbour in St. Johnís. Permission for building houses in the rear of the Flakes for the accommodation of various business men not directly involved in the fishery.

40 - 43

28 Nov., 1804

Gower

Earl Camden

Concerning recruitment for the Regiment; mentions the illegal emigration of fishermen to Nova Scotia; hopes for the completion of the Newfoundland Regiment.

44 - 44v

28 Nov., 1804

Gower

-

Announcement concerning recruitment involving the regiments of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

46 - 46v

1 Dec., 1804

Gower

Earl Camden

Concerns the Supreme Courtís Report of the proceedings in the cases of the several criminals who were condemned in the court of Newfoundland, especially James Browne.

48

21 Aug., 1804

Mr. Tremlett

Gower

A calender attached to the previous letter reporting on the court cases of the year 1804 in St. Johnís, Newfoundland.

50 - 61v

24 Dec., 1804

Gower

Lord Camden

Concerning the extension of the importation of provisions from the United States; Gower voices his opinion on problems concerning the restrictions on importations from the United States and the high price of provisions; mentions importation of other articles including pitch tar, turpentine, lumber, tobacco, molasses; discusses the monopolization of the fishery by the merchant class; suggestions made for improving the declining Newfoundland fishery.

62

29 Dec., 1804

Gower

Earl Camden

Confirming reception of letter directing the detention of Spanish ships and vessels.

64

8 Jan., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Confirming reception of a letter from a Lord Hawkesbury signifying that the accused James Brown shall be transported to England.

66

12 Jan., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Mentions the declaration of war by the court of Spain against Great Britain.

68

30 Jan., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Informs of the tranquillity that prevails in Newfoundland.

70 - 71v

4 Feb., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Talks about the unfair trade which occurs between the fishermen and the merchants. Asks for a large sum of Spanish and British coin to be sent to the island.

72 - 73

14 Sept., 1804

Magistrates of Newfoundland (e.g. Thomas Tremlett, etc.)

Gower

Opinions given by the Magistrates of Newfoundland concerning the request made by Gower to ask for further cash to be delivered to the island for circulation.

74 - 74v

11 Sept., 1804

Brig. Gen. Skerrett
(Fort William)

Gower

Gen. Skerrett offers his own opinion concerning the request for further cash flow to be sent to Newfoundland.

76

20 Dec., 1804

Brig. Gen. Skerrett

Gower

Extract of a letter from Gen Skerrett concerning the need for more cash to be sent for the services of the troops.

78 - 79v

4 Feb., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Concerns plans for the government and inhabitants to help pay for a new jail in Placentia; also mentions the need for repairs to be made to a jail in Harbour Grace.

80 - 81

6 Feb., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Suggestions made for the leasing of Shipís Rooms which are now left unattended or unused.

82 - 83

9 Feb., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Requests 700 pounds to be offered by the government to pay for the housing of Rev. Harris.

84 - 84v

12 Feb., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Requesting 500 pounds to be given by the government to pay for the services of Chief Justice Tremlett.

86 - 86v

12 Feb., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Request by Gower to assist a Mr. Houston who was forced to pay a fine of 300 pounds for importing shingles and lumber into Newfoundland from the United States.

88 - 89v

20 Oct., 1804

John Houston

Gower

Attached letter concerning the fine laid upon Mr. Houston for the importation of illegal provisions from the United States while transported provisions of lead for the Newfoundland Regiment.

90 - 90v

24 Mar., 1804

Multiple Signatures (e.g. John Houston)

His Majestyís Customs
(St. Johnís)

Copy of letter related to the request for the importation of lead for the military. (With certification that the copy is legitimate).

92 - 92v

20 Oct., 1804

Multiple Signatures (e.g. John Houston)

Gower

Copy of permission given to import lead from the United States.

94 - 95

23 Mar., 1804

John Houston (with other signatures certifying the letter)

Mr Winston
(Boston)

Another letter concerning a request made for the importation of lead and bullet moulds for the troops at Newfoundland.

96 - 97

16 Feb., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Concerning the recruitment of troops for the Regiments of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

98 - 98v

23 Feb., 1805

Gower

E. Cooke

Concerning repairs needed to be done on a major wharf in St. Johnís that has received some damage.

100

10 Mar., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Concerning licenses to import provisions from the United States.

102

10 Mar., 1805

Gower

Edward Cooke

Confirmation of reception of a letter from a Colonel Gordon respecting the discontinuance of recruiting during the fishing season.

104

14 Mar., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Confirmation of receiving a letter concerning the seizing of Spanish property before the 11 January last.

106 - 107v

21 Mar., 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Confirms the granting of permission to increase the pay of Chief Justice, to build the jails at Placentia and Bonavista, and provide aid for building a jail in Conception Bay and Fortune Bay. Also mentions the need for money to pay for the housing of clergymen.

108

21 Mar., 1805

Gower

E. Cooke

Confirming the receiving of a copy of a letter concerning the Estimate of the Civil Establishment of Newfoundland.

110

4 Apr., 1805

Gower

Lord Camden

Request made for the construction of a small stable and shed for the housing of a carriage at the government house.

112

16 Apr., 1805

Gambier

Earl Camden

Cover letter for the report of the Return of the Fishery and its Inhabitants of Newfoundland for the year 1803.

114

16 Apr., 1805

Gambier

Earl Camden

Report of the Return of the Fishery and its Inhabitants of Newfoundland for the year 1803.

?

16 Apr., 1805

Gambier

Earl Camden

Account of the Winter Seal Fishery.

115 - 117v

18 July, 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Remarks on the price of exporting fish from Newfoundland to Europe; high price of bread and its scarcity on the island; the importation of pitch and tar from the United States; the importation of salted meat from the United States; proposed trade with the West Indies.

119 - 122v

18 July, 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Concerns over the lack of defence for the island of Newfoundland; Mentions the transportation of troops from Newfoundland to Halifax using the Frigate Isis; request for an expansion of the garrison to protect the town against enemy attacks; Mentions the formation of a company of volunteers from St. Johnís who protect the town; asks for rations and allowances to be provided for these volunteers.

123

15 June, 1805

Skerrett

Gower

Report on the Disembarkation Return of the Nova Scotia Regiment, St. Johnís.

125

19 June, 1805

Skerrett

Gower

Report on the Embarkation Return of the Newfoundland Regiment, Halifax.

127

18 July, 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Confirming the delivery of prisoner James Brown by Captain Mason to England.

129 - 134

18 July, 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Concerning the hiring and paying of impartial members for the Justice of the Peace (e.g. Mr Thomas Coote appointed as Clerk of the Arraigns); A list of fees is given for the arrangements to be made with regards to the change in the Judicial system.

135 - 136

25 Oct., 1797

Admiral Waldegrave
(Governor of Newfoundland)

Duke of Portland

Extract of a letter concerning the hiring of appropriate persons for the positions of Magistrates for the Island of Newfoundland.

Continued on Reel B-681

137-138

16 July, 1805

Gower

Thomas Coote
(Clerk of the Arraigns)

Proclamation declaring the appointment of a permanent Justice of the Peace.

139

16 July, 1805

Gower

Thomas Coote

Appointing Thomas Coote as Clerk of the Arraigns.

141 - 143

18 July, 1805

Gower

Earl Camden

Concerning the expense of exporting fish; the expenses of importing flour and bread; the success of the seal fishery; the cost of importing pitch and tar from the United States, along with salted meat; importation of molasses from the West Indies.

144 - 144v

20 July, 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Related to a report from the Commanding Royal Engineer concerning the conditions of the fortifications of St. Johnís.

146 - 157

15 July, 1805

Commander,
 Royal Engineer

Gower

Report upon the defences of St. Johnís, Newfoundland: Mentions the possibility of attacks from Torbay and the Bay of Bulls; physical description of the geographic layout for defence; point by point description given of each battery and fort.

162 - 162v

21 July, 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Related to a letter sent by Gen. Skerrett from Captain William Haly suggesting the raising of an independent company of rifle-men for Newfoundland. (Report sent on the Sloop Rattler)

164 - 164v

21 July, 1805

Maj. Gen. Skerrett
(St. Johnís)

Gower

Skerrett relates the suggestion from Captain Haly for a company of rifle-men to be installed and recommends Haly as officer for these men, along with Lieut. Le Breton.

166 - 167

20 July, 1805

Capt. Haly
(St. Johnís)

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Haly requests the installation of a company of rifle-men.

168 - 169

20 July, 1805

Capt. Haly
(St. Johnís)

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Proposal of Captain William Haly for the raising of a company of rifle-men in the defence of Newfoundland. (Includes a list of positions).

170 - 170v

22 Aug., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Earl Camden

Request to pay bills that were incurred in hiring persons to bring an Indian woman back to her tribe to promote good trade relations with the Natives. (This procedure was enacted by Mr. Andrew Pearce, Deputy Collector of Customs at Fogo).

172 - 172v

25 Oct., 1804

Andrew Pearce
(Fogo)

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Related letter from Mr. Pearce concerning the transportation of an Indian woman, by a group of men including a Mr. William Cull, to her tribe with valuable trinkets to help promote trade with the Natives.

174

5 Oct., 1804

Andrew Pearce
(Fogo)

Gower
(St. Johnís)

List of payments made to the group of men who helped to guide an Indian woman to the Exploits to join her tribe.

176 - 176v

20 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Viscount Castlereagh

Informing of payments made for he public account, including the salaries of the Supreme and Surrogate courts, the pay increase for the Chief Justice, the allowance for the Roman Catholic clergyman, and the payment for the jails in Placentia and Bonavista.

178

20 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Viscount Castlereagh

List of bills for the payment of the Supreme and Surrogate courts and other accounts.

178v - 179v

20 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Viscount Castlereagh

Report of account with the Lords Commissioners of his Majestyís Treasury.

180 - 181

25 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Viscount Castlereagh

Concerning the efforts of recruiting parties to enlist men in defending the island, as not to include those already predisposed to the fishery.

182

10 Oct., 1805

John Clinch
(Trinity)

Joseph Trounsell

Extract of a letter to Gowerís Secretary concerning the recruitment of men previously engaged in the fishery.

184 - 184v

10 Oct., 1805

Mr. Garland
(Trinity)

Gower

Another letter concerning the recruitment of men for the military who are already engaged in the fishery and its effect on the merchants who hire them.

186 - 186v

15 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Magistrates of Newfoundland

Concerns not employing men into military service unless they have received permission from their ship masters to do so.

188

14 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Telling Skerrett not to recruit any men already engaged in the fishery or belonging to any trading ship.

190 - 190v

15 Oct., 1805

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Gower

Response to Gowerís letter informing him that their will be no recruitment of men previously engaged in the fishery, without the masterís consent.

192 - 193

15 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Concerns impediments to the recruitment of men, including the prior engagement of the fishery for most able men.

194 - 194v

17 Oct., 1805

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Gower

Concerning the recruitment of men into the military who are previously engaged in the fishery.

196 - 196v

17 Oct., 1805

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Gower gives his response to Skerrettís letter informing him of steps to take while recruiting men for the military.

198 - 199v

28 Nov., 1805

Gower
(Spithead, Isis)

Viscount Castlereagh

Gower tells of his arrival from St. Johnís a convoy, and also mentions another convoy with the ship Jamaica which went to Portugal; Mentions the successful season in the fishery and the expense of importing goods; recommends more importation of salted meat from the United States; Mentions the recruitment for the Nova Scotia regiment and the lack of defence that still exists for Newfoundland; Informs of the hanging of a man named James Conway for the murder of a female child.

200

24 Oct., 1805

George Thesiger

Gower

Report on the state of the Nova Scotia Regiment.

201 - 202

28 Nov., 1805

Gower
(Spithead, Isis)

Viscount Castlereagh

Request to pay Bishop OíDonel for his services to Newfoundland in suppressing an Irish revolt, as he is forced to retire due to a stroke of apoplexy and wishes to return to Ireland.

203 - 204v

11 Oct., 1805

James OíDonel

Gower
(St. Johnís)

Petition of the Rev. James OíDonel for payment of his services to the island of Newfoundland and his inability to continue service due to bad health.

205

28 Nov., 1805

Gower
(Spithead, Isis)

Viscount Castlereagh

Concerning further observations by the Royal Commanding engineer at Newfoundland respecting the Defence of St. Johnís.

207 - 210v

22 Oct., 1805

Commander, Royal Engineers
(Engineerís Office, St. Johnís)

Gower

Recapitulation of an earlier report made on the defensive capabilities of St. Johnís and its openness to attack from enemy forces.

213 - 214

28 Nov., 1805

Gower
(Spithead, Isis)

Viscount Castlereagh

Another letter concerning the defence of the island, specifically around Placentia, where the defences are insufficient.

215 - 219

21 Oct., 1805

Commander, Royal Engineers

Gower

Report upon the defence of Placentia.

221 - 221v

28 Nov., 1805

Gower

Viscount Castlereagh

Concerns requests made by the merchants of Newfoundland to cease the importation of fish from the United States into the West Indies in place of Newfoundland fish.

223 - 225v

24 Sept., 1805

Merchants of Newfoundland (e.g. David Brien)

Gower

Complaints from merchants in Newfoundland of the large amount of fish trade that occurs between the United States and the West Indies, and a request to increase fish trade between the later and Newfoundland.

227 - 227v

28 Nov., 1805

Gower
(Spithead, Isis)

Viscount Castlereagh

Request made for the construction of a jail, including a courthouse and place of worship, to be built in Burin.

231

?

Mr. Bond
(Office of Trade)

?

Cover letter concerning the reception of some observations from Lord Liverpool.

233 - 235v

?

Lord Liverpool

Mr. Bond

Response concerning the requests for the construction of jails, the payment of clergymen, the leasing of land, and trading provisions with the United States.

237 - 239

1 Feb., 1804

Court at St. Jamesí

-

Proclamation allowing for the importation of food supplies from the United States to Newfoundland.

239v - 240

1 Feb., 1804

-

-

Sample form for the licensing of importing food supplies from the United States to Newfoundland.

241

14 Feb., 1804

John Sargent

John Sullivan

Cover letter concerning a request made by Brig. Gen. Skerrett for the purchasing of a vessel for the public service of the island of Newfoundland.

243 - 243v

12 Dec., 1803

Brig. Gen. Skerrett

Lords Commissioners

Extract of a letter from Brig. Gen. Skerrett concerning the purchasing of a vessel for the public service of Newfoundland.

245

23 Feb., 1804

Mr. Fawkner

Mr. Sullivan

Cover letter to a copy of a letter from Mr. Garland concerning the importation of provisions from the United States to Newfoundland.

247 - 247v

10 Feb., 1804

Mr. Garland
(Poole)

Mr. Fawkner

Concerning the importation of such provisions as pork, beef, and butter from the United States and Ireland.

249 - 249v

9 Apr., 1804

Sir Cottrele

Mr. Sullivan

Request for the extension of the period in which provisions can be imported from the United States.

251

14 May, 1804

Mr. Fawkner

-

Proclamation from the court of the Queenís Palace for the approval of a draught proposed by Lord Camden and Governor Gambier.

253 - 253v

21 May, 1804

Gambier, along with other signatures (Admiralty office)

Lord Hawkesbury

Concerning the appointment of Gambier as governor of Newfoundland and the surrounding regions.

255

24 July, 1804

Mr. Sturges Bourne

Mr. Cooke

Concerning the payment of bills for the purchase of the Schooner Fanny.

257

17 Sept., 1804

Mr. Bourne

Mr. Cooke

Requesting information relative to John Campbell as Governor of Newfoundland.

259

23 Oct., 1804

Mr. Bourne

Mr. Cooke

Concerning a bill of 15 pounds for the board and lodging of a Native woman by William Cull.

261

17 Nov., 1804

Col. Gordon

Mr. Cooke

Cover letter concerning the enlistment of men for the Corps.

263 - 264

11 Oct., 1804

Lieut. Gen. Bowyer

Col. Gordon

Concerning the enlistment of men in the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick regiments.

265 - 265v

4 Aug., 1804

Sir Gower

Magistrates of the Island of Newfoundland

Proclamation disallowing any recruitment of men into the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick regiments who are already employed in the fisheries of Newfoundland.

267

30 Nov., 1804

Mr. Huskison

Edward Cooke

Concerning payment of bill for the salaries of officers of the Supreme and Surrogate courts of Newfoundland.

269

14 Dec., 1804

Mr. Bourne
(Treasury Chambers)

Edward Cooke

Requesting the payment of a bill for the salary of the Surrogate of Newfoundland.

271

26 Dec., 1804

Mr. Bourne
(Treasury Chambers)

Edward Cooke

Requesting the payment of a bill for the salary of a Mr. John Bland as Surrogate of Bonavista.

273 - 273v

31 Dec., 1804

Mr. King

Edward Cooke

Concerning the pardoning of Mr. James Brown for the act of forgery.

275

1 Jan., 1805

Mr. Bourne
(Treasury Chambers)

Mr. Cooke

Concerning the transmission of a letter from Brig. Gen Skerrett with vouchers for the purchase and outfit of the Schooner Fanny.

277

24 Jan., 1805

Mr. Bourne
(Treasury Chambers)

Mr. Cooke

Concerns the payment of a bill for the salary of the Marshall of the Supreme court.

279

31 Jan., 1805

Skerrett

Mr. Cooke

A list of bills concerning a grant from parliament for one year, etc.

281 - 281v

15 Feb., 1805

Mr .Crewe
(Office of Ordnance)

Mr. Cooke

Concerns a request made for the payment of repairs to a loading wharf in St. Johnís.

283 - 283v

21 Feb., 1805

Mr. Fawkner

-

Announcement at the Court at the Queenís Palace concerning the importation of food supplies from the United States.

284 - 285

21 Feb., 1805

-

-

Proclamation allowing for the importation of food supplies from the United States.

286 - 286v

21 Feb., 1805

-

-

Sample letter of license allowing for the importation of food supplies from the United States.

288 - 288v

13 Mar., 1805

?

Edward Cooke

Concerns the quarantine of ships and trade between Newfoundland and the Mediterranean.

290

24 May, 1805

Mr. Neville

Edward Cooke

Request to give exclusive use of a wharf in St. Johnís to the Ordnance, so that repairs may be made.

292

4 May, 1805

Mr. Morse

Mr. Crew

Restatement of opinion concerning repairs to the wharf in St. Johnís.

294

6 Feb., 1805

Mr. Morse

Mr. Crew

Concerning the use of the wharf in St. Johnís paid by the Ordnance, and the possible need for a new wharf for the Contingent Department.

294v

8 Feb., 1805

Multiple Signatures (e.g. Surveyor General)

Master General

Concerning the inappropriate use of the wharf in St. Johnís, which is meant solely for the Ordnance.

296 - 296v

24 Dec., 1804

Multiple Signatures (e.g. John Houston)

Mr. Honth

Reasons given for the denial of requests made for repairs to a wharf in St. Johnís and asking that said wharf remains the usage of the Ordnance.

298 - 303v

28 May, 1805

Maj. Gen. Skerrett

Earl Camden

Memorial from Skerrett mentioning his great service to his country with requests made for rewarding command of a permanent Corps; also mentions savings he made to the public expenditure.

304 - 304v

24 Aug., 1802

R. Mathews

John Sullivan

Recommendations for Maj. Gen. Skerrett.

304v - 305

7 Sept., 1802

John Sullivan

Maj. Gen. Brownrigg

Reporting on the reception of letters and a memorial concerning Maj. Gen. Skerrett.

305 - 305v

7 Sept., 1802

John Sullivan

?

Concerning recommendations for favourable considerations on behalf of Maj. Gen. Skerrett.

305v - 306

18 Nov., 1802

John Sullivan

Maj. Gen. Brownrigg

Requesting what necessary steps need to be taken concerning the requests made by Maj. Gen. Skerrett.

306v

17 Nov., 1802

Mr. Vansittart

John Sullivan

Concerning the savings made by Brig. Gen. Skerrett for the public expenditure.

308 - 308v

3 Aug., 1803

Mr. Clinton

Brig. Gen. Skerrett

Appreciation given to Brig. Gen. Skerrett for the services he has preformed.

310

27 July, 1805

Mr. Bourne
(Treasury Chambers)

Edward Cooke

Concerning the seizing of an American vessel by the Custom House Officer at St. Johnís.

312 - 313

16 July, 1805

Multiple Signatures (e.g. Mr. G. Wilson)

?

Report concerning the seizing of an American Vessel, the Schooner Industry, by the Custom House Officer.

314 - 314v

3 Aug., 1805

M. Pole
(London)

Edward Cooke

Concerning vouchers or receipts of disbursements of public money made by Governor Pole.

316

29 Oct., 1805

Mr. Bourne
(Treasury Chambers)

Edward Cooke

Concerning bills accumulated for the expenses of sending an Indian woman back to her tribe and the building of a jail in Bonavista.

318

6 Dec., 1805

Mr. Huskinson

Edward Cooke

Bills accumulated for the payment of salaries of the Supreme and Surrogate courts and the building of a jail in Placentia.

320

9 Dec., 1805

Mr. Crew
(Office of Ordnance)

Edward Cooke

Request made for directions to be taken concerning the usage of the Ordnance wharf in St. Johnís.

322 - 322v

11 Oct., 1805

John Houston
(St. Johnís)

Mr. Cox
(London)

Concerning the usage and repairs of the Ordnance wharf in St. Johnís.

324

24 Dec., 1805

Mr. Bourne
(Treasury Chambers)

Edward Cooke

Bills from Brig. Gen. Skerrett for the expenses of the Schooner Fanny.

326 - 326v

26 Dec., 1805

Mr. Crew
(Ordnance Office)

Edward Cooke

Concerning encroachments made by Maj. Gen. Skerrett on the property of the Ordnance.

328 - 328v

10 Oct., 1805

John Houston and Mr. Andrews
(Office of Ordnance)

Mr. Cox

Encroachments made on Ordnance land by Maj. Gen. Skerrett.

330 - 330v

13 Dec., 1805

Thomas Nepean
(Committee Room)

Mr. Crew

Reporting on the ownership of the lands called the Barrens to the Ordnance and encroachments made upon said lands.

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Paper containing remarks on Sir Gowerís proposed alterations to the system of carrying on the Newfoundland Trade and Fishery: the shipping rooms; the growth of population; importing provisions and the planting of vegetation; the defence of the island; etc.

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