CO 194/50 [Reel B-683]

Page

Date

From whom(where)

To whom
(where)

Contents or nature of the document

3

18 Jan. 1811

T.Duckworth
(Exeter)

Earl of Liverpool

Concerning the transmission of documents from the Chief Justice revolving around complaints made by the Society of Merchants.

5-6v

12 Jan. 1811

Mr. Tremlett
(St. Johnís)

T. Duckworth

Response from the Chief Justice to complaints made against him by members of the Society of Merchants.

7

24 Oct. 1795

Pleas in the Supreme Court

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Case of a Servant of Samuel Jutsham vs. Samuel Jutsham: Concerning the drawing of a bill by the servants for services rendered.

8

21 Oct. 1802

J. Gambier
(Ft. Townshend)

Magistrates of
St. Johnís

Orders from Gambier to enforce laws against blasphemy, adultery, profanity, etc. and to prohibit the production of liquor under two gallons without a license.

9

21 Oct. 1802

J. Gambier
(Ft. Townshend)

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Proclamation against the illegal sale of any liquor under two gallons without a license.

10

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Paper from jurors of a court case revolving around theft, involving a Mr. Daniel Donovan and John Macdonald.

11-11v

1808

Patrick Macdonald

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Paper from a court case revolving around the theft of money from the house of the late Daniel Donovan by John Pendergast.

13-13v

1808

James Meagher

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Paper from a court case stating that John Pendergast and John McDaniel are accused of taking money from the house of the late Daniel Donovan.

15-15v

1808

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Examination of John McDonald stating that John Pendergast, his daughter Mary Pendegast, Patrick McDonald, and himself were involved in the taking of a bag of money.

17-20

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List of writings issued from the Supreme Court of St. Johnís Newfoundland from October 1, 1810 to December 31, 1810.

22-22v

1 Jan. 1811

Mr. Tremlett

T. Duckworth

Concerning claims made by a Mr. John Green for 60 pounds owed to him; contains a letter from Gov. Holloway of 21 Aug, 1809 concerning this matter.

24

12 Sept. 1803

Mr. Tremlett

T. Duckworth

Pleas in the Supreme Court: Josiah Blackburne, agent of John Power, vs. William Miller, concerning the payment of money for the delivery of barrels of herring to Placentia.

24v

1 June, 1804

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Pleas in the Supreme Court: Declaring William Miller of Placentia insolvent and appointing Michael Sweetman and Francis Edwards as trustees.

25-27

1 Nov. 1809

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Pleas in the Supreme Court: Concerning investigations made into the accounts of William Miller of Placentia by Henry Phillips and John Bland. (Includes list of claims on William Millerís estate).

28

20 June, 1810

Henry Phillips

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Report on the estate of William Miller in account with Henry Phillips.

29

26 Sept. 1809

John Grun

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Report on William Miller in account with John Grun.

30-31

23 Sept. 1809

J. Blackburn
(sworn before)

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Report to Messrs. Saunders & Luntman ? on the estate of William Miller

32

27 Sept. 1809

Francis Bradbury, JP
(sworn before)

?

Report on Mr. William Miller in account with J. & M. Neave.

33-33v

13 Mar. 1804

Patrick Miller, John Hearn, and Richard Hearn

T. Tremlett

Petition from Patrick Miller, John Hearn, and Richard Hearn: Concerning payments due to these three men for services rendered to Mr. William Miller. (Attached is a short memorial).

34-38

Oct. 1809

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Pleas in the Supreme Court: Benjamin Johnson, agent to the assignees of the estate of Thomas Dalton vs. Arnall Dalton to recover a sum of money; petition concerns the appointment of Richard Robinson and Stephen Knight to this case. (Attached is a series of letters between various persons, including John Holloway concerning this case).

40

30 Dec. 1807

T. Tremlett

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Pleas in the Supreme Court: C. Collyns and another vs. William Bickford Jackson, concerning debts owed by the defendant who is bankrupt in England.

40v

17 Apr. 1809

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Pleas in the Supreme Court: C. Collins and others vs. William Bickford Jackson, concerning the assigning of the property owned by the bankrupt defendant.

41-43

4 Sept. 1809

James Blaikie

?

Pleas in the Supreme Court: Thomas Stabb for Arthur Hunt vs. William Bickford Jackson, concerning the payment of debts owed. (Attached in forms concerns claims on bankruptcy).

44

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T. Stabb

T. Tremlett

The Memorial of Thomas Stabb on behalf of Mr. Arthur Hunt of Dartmouth: concerning the non-payment of exchange of money given to Benjamin Jackson.

44v-46v

7 Aug. 1809

Stephen Knight

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In the Supreme Court: Mr Stabb vs. Mr. Jackson, concerning the recovery of a bill accepted by Mr. Jackson, with an answer to the plea set up by Mr. Stephen Knight.

47

30 June, 1807

Sam Kingdon
(Exeter)

?

Message related to the case of bankruptcy and the bill owed by Mr Benjamin Jackson.

48-53v

20 Aug. 1807

V. Gibbs

?

Case of Johnson on behalf of Dalton vs. John OíBrien Reardon: Includes a copy of a memorial from Mr Johnson, an agent of Thomas Dalton, to Chief Justice T. Tremlett referring to money owed by Mr. Reardon.

54

?

Yorke

?

Proclamation ordering the creation of a court of criminal and civil jurisdiction called the Supreme Court on the island of Newfoundland.

55-56v

18 Jan. 1811

T. Tremlett

T. Duckworth

List of persons declared Insolvent.

57-59

26 June, 1809 (?)

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Announcement from the jurors of a court case against Peter Reardon and John OíBrien Reardon for the selling of illegal wines and spiritous liquors, with sworn claims from other persons regarding this illegal act. The two men are also accused of theft, where a bill is found against Peter Reardon, but not found against John Reardon.

61-62

26 June, 1809 (?)

George Lilly
(Jury Foreman)

?

Announcement from the jurors of a court case charging Peter Reardon, John Wright, James Hunt, and Solomon Wilcox with the theft of several sawed boards. (Attached is an endorsed true bill).

63-63v

21 June, 1809 (?)

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Announcement from jurors of a court case claiming the illegal gathering of men of ill repute in the house of Peter Reardon and John OíBrien Reardon. (Endorsed a true bill).

65-66v

18 Jan. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

In the Supreme Court, in the case of Michael Laheysí creditors, concerning money that was collected by the Sheriff (22 July, 1794); attached letter written by Henry Phillips to Tremlett requesting considerations for higher pay (30 Dec. 1805); attached letter written by Tremlett to Governor Gower requesting considerations being take on behalf of the high sheriff (31 Dec. 1805); attached is a listing of the sheriffís fees.

67-68v

18 Jan. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

A list of orders and recommendations sent out by the Court (30 June, 1808).

69-69v

19 Feb. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Exeter)

Earl of Liverpool

Requesting information regarding when repairs will be done to the Government House in St. Johnís.

71-71v

13 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth
(London)

Earl of Liverpool

The transmission of letters relating to the conduct of the Chief Justice of Newfoundland.

73

22 Dec. 1810

Tremlett
(St. Johnís)

T. Duckworth

More attached letters sent to T. Duckworth by the Chief Justice.

75-75v

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett
 

T. Duckworth

Two Letters: One is from Holloway to Tremlett informing him of complaints laid against him by the merchants (24 Oct. 1809); The other is a response from Tremlett to Holloway asking what are the specific complaints (12 Jan. 1810).

77-79v

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth-

Concerning legal acts from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1802 related to the paying of wages to fishermen and seamen.

81-87v

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

Concerning complaints placed against the Chief Justice for refusing process against the wages of fishermen, to compel them to pay their just debts; The Chief Justice cites the court case of Abraham Muller vs. John Widdicombe (4 Dec. 1802), along with other court cases, to defend his actions.

89-94

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

Tremlett responds to the second charge laid against him, for rejecting certain articles of commerce in the accounts of creditors against insolvents, and the third charge laid against him, for improper interference with and misapplication of the effects of those who die intestate and of unfortunate men. Tremlett defends his actions by citing previous court cases such as that of Daniel Donovan.

95-95v

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

Regarding a memorial concerning alterations made by the Chief Justice for fees charged in the Supreme Court.

97-99v

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

Tremlett responds to the fourth charge laid against him concerning instances of unnecessary or vexatious delays in the administration of justice. Tremlett cites court cases, including one involving Thomas Dalton.

101-103v

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

Concerning additional charges placed against the Chief Justice to have evinced the same arbitrary disposition to convert his will into law. Cites the case of John Rennell and George Lilly.

105

13 Mar. 1811

Tremlett

T. Duckworth

A typed document, with blank spots, concerning the owing of money to His Majesty.

106

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth
(York Place)

Earl of Liverpool

Cover letter related to the transmission of letters in the defence of the Chief Justice to the Earl of Liverpool.

108

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Copy of a deposition of John Prendergast. (Sworn before John Rennell at Saint Johnís, 25 Apr. 1808).

110-110v

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Copy of an examination of James Meagher. (Sworn before Thomas Coote, 30 Apr. 1808).

112

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Copy of a deposition of John Prendergast. (Sworn before Thomas Coote, 6 May, 1808).

114-115

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Copy of an examination of James Meagher. (Sworn before Thomas Coote, 6 May, 1806).

116-116v

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Copy of a deposition of John Prendergast. (Sworn before Thomas Tremlett, 7 May, 1808).

118-118v

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Copy of a deposition of Robert Brine. (Sworn before Thomas Coote, 13 Apr. 1808).

120

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Message from Patrick Lambert in St. Johnís stating that the oath John Prendergast swore before the Chief Justice was the truth. (7 May, 1808).

121

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Type-written message from Patrick Lambert in St. Johnís stating that the oath John Prendergast swore before the Chief Justice was the truth. (7 May, 1808).

122-122v

25 Mar. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Copy of a deposition of James Meagher. (Sworn before Thomas Coote, 6 May, 1806).

124-124v

19 Apr. 1811

T. Duckworth
(London)

Earl of Liverpool

Concerning the reception of letters allowing for the importation of supplies from the United States to Newfoundland.

126

18 June, 1811

T. Duckworth
(London)

Earl of Liverpool

Transmission of a memorial of the Corps of Volunteers of St. Johnís.

128

16 June, 1811

James Macbraire
(London)

T. Duckworth

Cover letter to a memorial from George Lilly, Lieutenant and Adjutant of the Corp of Volunteer of St. Johnís.

130-131

29 Dec. 1810

George Lilly
(St. Johnís)

James Macbraire

Memorial of George Lilly: requesting compensation for services rendered in the Corps of loyal volunteers.

132

29 Dec. 1810

George Lilly
(St. Johnís)

James Macbraire

Report on the return of the first company of St. Johnís Loyal Volunteers that attended drill between 27 Dec. 1809 and 21 July, 1810..

133

29 Dec. 1810

George Lilly
(St. Johnís)

James Macbraire

Report on the return of the second company of St. Johnís Loyal Volunteers.

134

29 Dec. 1810

George Lilly
(St. Johnís)

James Macbraire

Report on the return of the third company of St. Johnís Loyal Volunteers.

135

29 Dec. 1810

George Lilly
(St. Johnís)

James Macbraire

Report on the return of the fourth company of St. Johnís Loyal Volunteers.

136

29 Dec. 1810

George Lilly
(St. Johnís)

James Macbraire

Report on the return of the fifth company of St. Johnís Loyal Volunteers.

137-141v

22 June, 1811

?

T. Duckworth

Responses to various matters placed before His Majesty by Governor Duckworth: Increase in pay for the High Sheriff; Alteration to persons appointed to transact the business of the Probate Court; Remuneration for Mr Lionel Chancey for his services of making a survey of the lands in St. Johnís; Rights for the Roman Catholic church; Allowance of twenty five pounds per annum to Mr Lampen, etc.

143-143v

6 July, 1811

T. Duckworth
(Antelope, at sea)

Robert Peel

Requesting documents giving the Governor of Newfoundland the power to dispose of certain Ships Rooms upon lease.

145-145v

10 Aug. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Antelope, St. Johnís)

Robert Peel

Another request for the sending of documents related to the leasing of Ships Rooms.

147-147v

5 Sept. 1811

?

T. Duckworth

Concerning the importation of bread, flour, or Indian Corn to Newfoundland.

149-152

27 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Antelope, at sea)

Earl of Liverpool

Report on the exploits of Capt. Buchan on his journey to make contact with the Native Indians: Travelled to the River of Exploits where his vessel became fixed in ice, marched into the interior where he met a small tribe of Natives and attempted to deliver presents to them, two of his own men were later found killed by the Natives. Capt. Buchan requests to return to the area to make another attempt at establishing communication with the Natives.

153-169

12 Jan. 1811

(Beginning date)

D. Buchan

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Detailed report from Capt. Buchan concerning a trip made to make contact with the Native Indians: Travelled with several other men, including William Bull, Matthew Hughster, and Thomas Taylor; detailed account of provisions; provides weather conditions, etc.

171-174v

4 Mar. 1811

(Beginning date)

D. Buchan

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Another detailed report from Capt. Buchan concerning another excursion to make contact with the Native Indians: Again, provides a detailed report on weather conditions and terrain, etc.

176-186v

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D. Buchan

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Detailed report on the Native Indians, including description of wigwams, their dress and appearance, customs, etc.

190-192v

28 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Concerning responses to the complaints laid against the Chief Justice by the Merchants of St. Johnís. An explanation of a gathering that occurred between the Chief Justice and the complainants.

193

24 Oct. 1811

R. Sconce
(Ft. Townshend)

Patrick Huie

Requesting any information related to the matter of Thompson as it concerns the complaints made against the Chief Justice by the Merchants of St. Johnís.

194

24 Oct. 1811

Patrick Huie
(St. Johnís)

T. Duckworth

Response from the Committee of Merchants postponing any proceedings related to the complaints against the Chief Justice until after the sailing of the Governor for England.

195-214v

14 Oct. 1811

Society of Merchants

T. Duckworth

Observations and replies related to a report on the complaints made against the Chief Justice, with some proof for the alleged complaints made by the merchants, and make a request to remark on the observations made by the Chief Justice.

215

4 Oct. 1811

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Document from a court case revolving around money owed by Patrick Manin to Miller Fergus. (Sworn before John Broom, JP at St. Johnís, signed by James Fergus).

217-217v

21 Apr. 1808

John Broom

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Petition of John Pendergast and other relatives of the late Daniel Donovan, concerning the inheritance of his property. (Confirmed by J. Macbraire and Patrick Ryan). The document is further certified by John Broom.

219-219v

21 Oct. 1809

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Concerning the petition of John Pendergast for the estate of the late Daniel Donovan. (Sworn before John Broom). This document is certified as a true copy by John Broom.

221

4 Oct. 1811

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Court document concerning the arranging of the accounts and books of John and Peter OíBrien by one John Guest, paid for this service by George Lilly. (Sworn before John Broom).

223-223v

4 Oct. 1811

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Court document concerning the recovery of money from the defendant, Henry Phillips the High Sheriff, by the plaintiff, John OíBrien Reardon. (Sworn before John Broom).

225

5 Oct. 1811

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Court document concerning claims made that John Rennell had a writ for a hundred pounds against George Lilly. (Sworn before John Broom).

227

27 Sept. 1809

J. Macbraire

J. Holloway

Concerning a mistake made on a list of names of bankrupt insolvents and intestate Estates.

229-235v

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Request from the Lords of the Committee of Council of Trade and Foreign Plantations for further enquiry to be made by the Governor of Newfoundland into the complaints placed against the Chief Justice. Lists the events that had already occurred related to this issue.

237-238

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Relating the events concerning the matter of the late Daniel Donovan and his former estate.

239-239v

1 Oct. 1811

Thomas Tremlett
(St. Johnís)

Alexander Boucher

Letter to the Foreman of the Grand Jury requesting that the comments made by the Chief Justice on the accusations made against him by the Society of Merchants be placed before the Grand Jury.

240

20 Sept. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Ft. Townshend)

T. Tremlett

Concerning a request from the Committee of Merchants for a copy of comments and the defence of the Chief Justice.

241-241v

1 Oct. 1811

T. Tremlett
(St. Johnís)

T. Duckworth

Concerning the request made for a copy of the comments and observations made by the Chief Justice on accusations placed against him.

244-249v

19 Oct. 1809

J. Holloway

T. Tremlett

Extract from the Records of the Supreme Court, the case of the Reardons. Pleas in the Supreme Court of John and Peter OíBrien Reardon vs. Henry Phillips, the High Sheriff. (8 Aug. 1809); The case is continued on 12 Oct. 1809. (This was sent by J. Macbraire to J. Holloway who then transmits it to Thomas Tremlett). The document is certified as a true copy by James Blaikie.

253-257

2 Mar. 1810

S. Shepherd

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Court documents regarding the case of the High Sheriff, Henry Phillips vs. John and Peter OíBrien Reardon.

258-259v

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Court case of John and Peter OíBrien Reardon vs. Henry Phillips (July 1810).

260-299

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Document read in court the first day of August 1809 by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: Gives an explanation of the duties of the court; goes into detail concerning various laws, concerning land claims and contracts, evidence against husband and wife; provides further explanation of other laws, including the conduct of jurors, role of the plaintiff, doubt over evidence, etc.; Statement on the laws concerning bankruptcy; discusses previous cases of creditors; writes about punishments; speaks about the role of the offices of the justice, including, Justices of the Peace, the Sheriff, the coroner, etc.; Documents providing numbers of bounties and the whaling fishery are included with laws related to this subject; Following is a document with a list of significant events of the history of Newfoundland and the state of the fishery ranging from late 1500s to 1700s, etc. (The last page provides an index for the major points covered in this document).

300

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Court case document regarding land claims made by the children of Mr. Robert Bully in the case of Mr. Robert Bollard. (St. Johnís, 28 November, 1806).

302-302v

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Regarding queries made by the Chief Justice in the case of Mr. Bollard and his estate. (28 November, 1806).

304-304v

28 July, 1810

Creditors of Frederick Thompson, Surgeon

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Creditors (about two dozen signed at bottom of document) consent to the delivery of whole property to the hands of the High Sheriff, being delivered over to John Stewart and Charles A. Hayes.

305-305v

21 Sept. 1802

Joseph Trounsell
(St. Johnís)

Henry Phillips

Authorizing Henry Phillips to act as "Vendue Master" in the island of Newfoundland.

308-310v

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Case on the legality of supplying servants concerning the detaining of wages of fishermen by their masters in Newfoundland, citing legal acts related to this matter.

312-314v

1802

Chief Justice

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The principles on which the Chief Justice should act in cases of being appointed a Magistrate.

316-316v

3 Nov. 1804

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Pleas in the Supreme Court in St. Johnís: Case of Patrick Ryan vs. Estate of Peter Ougier concerning the payment of wages.

317

1(?) Dec. 1804

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Pleas in the Supreme Court in St. Johnís: Case of Andrew Murphy vs. Estate of Peter Ougier concerning payment of money.

318-319v

2 Mar. 1810

S. Shepherd

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Extracts from the acts for establishing Courts of Jurisdiction in the Island of Newfoundland; Copy of a letter from the Governor of Newfoundland to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (From J. Holloway to T. Tremlett); Copy of a letter from Admiral Holloway to Henry Phillips (Antelope, St. Johnís, 25 Oct. 1809); Copy of a letter from John Rennell to the Chief Justice (St. Johnís, 24 Oct. 1809); Extract of a letter from the Chief Justice to Governor Gower (St. Johnís, 7 Aug. 1805); etc.

320-321

8 Jan. 1810

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Pleas in the Supreme Court in St. Johnís: Case of John Rennell vs. George Lilly concerning fees due for the services of clerk in the probate court at St. Johnís. (True copy signed by James Blaikie).

322

17 June, 1808

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Newfoundland in the Probate Court: Regarding the inheritance of property and land of the late Daniel Donovan. The heirs of Donovanís estate appoint Rev. Patrick Lambert as their lawful attorney.

324-334

     

Series of legal documents concerning the establishment of a court of Civil Jurisdiction, regulations for he administration of Justice, oaths of the judge, alterations to legal acts, matters respecting the probate office, conduct of court case, list of general laws of the country, etc. Including a Statement of charges made by Henry Phillips in the business of J. & P. OíBrien Reardon.

334v-335

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Macbraire

Chief Justice

Message from the attorney of J. & P. OíBrien Reardon concerning the granting of a writ against Henry Phillips.

336-338

29 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Antelope, at Sea)

Earl of Liverpool

Concerning raising money for the relieve of troops stationed at St. Johnís; Mentions a dispute between Mr. Stewart, the deputy paymaster general, and Mr. John Houston, the storekeeper of the Ordnance.

339

14 Sept. 1811

T. Duckworth

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Typed document concerning recommendations for the tendering of English and Spanish dollars. Also includes a notice from Barton Wallop, Major of Brigade.

340-347

11 Oct. 1811

Capt. Durnford

T. Duckworth

Concerning the dispute between deputy paymaster John Stewart and the Ordnance storekeeper, John Houston. Provides a series of statements made by each person throughout the proceedings of the case.

349-350

11 Oct. 1811

J. Stewart
(St. Johnís)

T. Duckworth

Request from John Stewart for an enquiry to be made into the affairs of Ordnance storekeeper John Houston regarding illegal activities in trade.

351

12 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Ft. Townshend)

Maj. Gen. Moore

Transferring of John Stewartís letter with accusations against John Houston to Maj. Gen. Moore.

253

12 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Ft. Townshend)

J. Stewart

Requesting Mr. Stewart to bring force evidence against John Houston.

355-355v

12 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Ft. Townshend)

J. Houston

Requesting Mr. Houstonís presence at the hearing of evidence brought forth by Mr. Stewart.

357

12 Oct. 1811

R. C. Sconce
(Ft. Townshend)

J. Stewart

Requesting a list of persons from Mr. Stewart who may bring forth evidence against Mr. Houston.

359-359v

12 Oct. 1811

J. Stewart
(St. Johnís)

R. C. Sconce

Mr. Stewart provides a list of persons he will ask to bring forth evidence against Mr. Houston. The list includes Brig. Maj. Wallop, Capt. Durnford, Thomas Phillips, and John Dunscomb.

361

12 Oct. 1811

J. Stewart
(St. Johnís)

R. C. Sconce

Names of Persons who Mr. Stewart intends examining on the enquiry into the charges against the Ordnance Storekeeper, Mr. Houston.

363

13 Oct. 1811

R. C. Sconce
(Ft. Townshend)

Brig. Maj. Wallope and Capt. Durnford (the same letter was addressed to J. Dunscomb and T. Phillips).

Commanding the presence of all four men at Maj. Gen. Mooreís quarters at Fort William at 10 OíClock for public business.

365-367

13 Oct. 1811

John Houston

T. Duckworth

Mr. Houston informs that he can not be present for the hearing, but does offer in writing his defence against the charge laid before him by Mr. Stewart.

368-368v

13 Oct. 1811

John Houston

T. Duckworth

Attached extract of the regulations of the 9 Oct. 1799 that no interference will be allowed by Governors in the affairs of the Office of the Ordnance. (Signed by R. H. Crow).

370-371

13 Oct. 1811

John Houston

T. Duckworth

Mr. Houston informs that two persons, Capt. Payne and Mr. Robinson, will stand in place of him at the hearing to defend his character against Mr. Stewartís accusations.

372-372v

14 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth
(Antelope)

John Houston

Informing Mr. Houston that the hearing against him will be heard this morning and that his two friends, Capt. Payne and Mr. Robinson, may be present if he wishes.

374-375

14 Oct. 1811

Thomas Phillips
(St. Johnís)

T. Duckworth

Offering confidential documents that may be used as evidence in the case of Mr. Stewartís accusations against Mr. Houston.

376-376v

11 June, 1810

Thomas Frith Winter

Officers of the Ordnance

Requesting the ordnance prices of all articles purchased this quarter and articles from the Ordnance stores including bricks and rock lime. (Signed as a true copy by John Houston and Thomas Phillips).

378-378v

9 Mar. 1810

George Harrison

Mr. Winter

Extract of a letter from George Harrison, Treasury Chambers, to Mr. Winter, Commissary concerning the purchasing of articles from the Office of the Ordnance. (Signed as a true copy by John Houston and Thomas Phillips).

380-380v

30 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Cover letter to a report on the fortifications at St. Johnís.

382-386v

30 Oct. 1811

T. Duckworth

Earl of Liverpool

Report on the present state of the fortifications at St. Johnís: Detailed report on all the major forts and military buildings. Repairs are needed to Fort Townshend, the Government House is not receiving alterations, Fort Williams also needs repairs, along with the many batteries, etc.

At the end of volume 50 is a series of sketches of the River Exploits as explored on Jan. and Mar. 1811.

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