CO 194/55 [Reel B-685]

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Date

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3

9 Feb. 1814

R. Keats

Earl Bathurst

Confirming the reception of the estimate of Newfoundland for he general year.

5

23 Feb. 1814

R. Keats

Earl Bathurst

Cover to a letter regarding the returns of the fishery and inhabitants and of the exports and imports of the island.

7

23 Feb. 1814

R. Keats

Earl Bathurst

Report on a return of the fishery and inhabitants of the island of Newfoundland between the 11th Oct. 1812 and 10th Oct. 1813.

7v

23 Feb. 1814

R. Keats

Earl Bathurst

Account of the Seal Fishery 1813.

8

23 Feb. 1814

R. Keats

Earl Bathurst

An account of the goods imported into the island of Newfoundland between the 11th Oct. 1812 and 10th Oct. 1813.

8v

23 Feb. 1814

R. Keats

Earl Bathurst

An account of the goods exported from the island of Newfoundland between the 11th Oct. 1812 and 10th Oct. 1813.

9-10v

14 Mar. 1814

R. Keats
(London)

Henry Goulburn

Concerning requests from the society of Methodists to use a plot of land for the building of a church.

11-11v

22 Mar. 1814

R. Keats
(London)

Henry Goulburn

Confirming the reception of three letters: First, related to repairs needed for the out offices and fences of the Government House; Second, giving authority to build a Record Office; and Third, a copy of the estimate for the civil establishment of Newfoundland for 1814.

13-13v

24 Mar. 1814

R. Keats
(London)

Earl Bathurst

Concerning the punishment and treatment of those put on trial for the charges of felony, especially in cases for forgery.

15-15v

22 Jan. 1814

Thomas Coote
(St. Johnís)

Caesar Colclough

Requesting that speedy measures be taken to better handle legal cases involving felony. Provides a specific example of a case involving forgery performed by a Mr. James Woods.

17-17v

25 Mar. 1814

R. Keats
(London)

Earl Bathurst

Requesting forage rations to be supplied to one or two horses for the service of the Governor.

19

2 Apr. 1814

R. Keats
(London)

Henry Goulburn

Keats is requesting to be furnished with the Mutiny Act present in force and that it may be supplied annually to the Governor.

21

2 Apr. 1814

R. Keats
(London)

Earl Bathurst

Confirming the reception of a dispatch from his lordship with several opinions related to said dispatch.

23-24

5 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Concerning the lack of support by the men who make up the Volunteer Corps at St. Johnís, calling for a suspension of further payments.

25

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Transmitting complete abstracts of the fishery and inhabitants and of imports and exports for the year ending 10th Oct. 1813.

27

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

An account of goods exported from the island of Newfoundland between the 11th Oct. 1812 and 10th Oct. 1813.

27v

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

An account of goods imported into the island of Newfoundland between the 11th Oct. 1812 and 10th Oct. 1813.

28

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Account of the Seal Fishery 1813.

29

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Report on a return of the fishery and inhabitants of the island of Newfoundland between the 10th Oct. 1812 and 10th Oct. 1813.

30-30v

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Concerning complaints from the Merchants of Newfoundland over the importation of oil from Newfoundland to the rest of the British Empire.

32-34

19 July, 1814

J. Macbraire
(St. Johnís)

R. Keats

Copy of a letter from the society of merchants concerning complaints over difficulties in importing oil to the British Empire from Newfoundland.

35-35v

19 July, 1814

J. Macbraire
(St. Johnís)

R. Keats

Concerning the restrictions for importing oil from Newfoundland into Great Britain. (Letter from J. Macbraire to J. Holloway, Oct. 1809).

37

19 July, 1814

J. Macbraire
(St. Johnís)

R. Keats

Extract of a letter from Mr. William Fawkener to Admiral Holloway concerning the importation of oil into Great Britain. (12 Dec. 1809).

38

19 July, 1814

J. Macbraire
(St. Johnís)

R. Keats

An Oil certificate for Richard Heath and Michael OíDaly who shipped cod liver oil on board the Brig Hope. (Signed by A. H. Brooking, 28th May, 1810).

39-40v

19 July, 1814

A. H. Brooking
(Custom House, St. Johnís)

R. Keats

Providing an extract of a letter on opinions concerning the act related to the importation of oil into the United Kingdom.

41-41v

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Concerning the readmission of the United States to privileges enjoyed prior to the war in the Gulf of St. Laurence and on the coasts of Labrador and Newfoundland.

43-48

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

-

Claims laid before His Majesty concerning the improper fishing of the United States in the Gulf of St. Laurence and off the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador.

49-49v

27 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Confirming the reception of letters relating to the ending of hostilities with France on a treaty signed at Paris by Viscount Castlereagh on the 23rd April, restrictions laid on the ports of Italy, and the copy of a report from Lieut. Gen. Mann upon the subject of the defence of the island.

51-51v

30 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Confirming the reception of letters related to the cessation of arms between France and Britain with an enclosed copy of the Treaty of Peace.

53-53v

30 July, 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Regarding the privileges given to France as a result of the current peace, including rights to fishing upon the Great Bank of Newfoundland.

55-56

28 Oct. 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Reporting that the goods and fixed buildings of British subjects on French coasts are not to be currently affected by the peace.

57-57v

28 Oct. 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Transmitting a copy of correspondence made between Maj. Gen. Campbell and Governor Keats.

59-66v

28 Oct. 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Copy of a series of correspondences made between Maj. Gen. Campbell and Governor Keats ranging from the 14th to the 20th of September: A series of letters relate to attacks made on the residents of Harbour Grace by a gang of men, believed to be deserters of the Nova Scotia regiment.

67-69

7 Dec. 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Transmitting a copy of the Governorís account current with the Treasury for the sums drawn this year: details account payments made for the additional salary of the Chief Justice, annual allowance to the Rev. Doctor Lambert, head of the Catholic Church, aid given in the construction of the Fortune Bay and Trinity churches, money from the shipsí rooms rents, etc.

70v-73

7 Dec. 1814

R. Keats
(Ft. Townshend)

Earl Bathurst

Report on the accounts of Governor Keats with the Lords Commissioners of His Majestyís Treasury. (Signed By Thomas Coote).

74

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

W. Thomas, Sec. to the Society for improving the condition of the poor of St. Johnís

Receipt for money to provide lodgings for an elderly, poor man named Patrick Burke.

75

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

Thomas Coote, Magistrate

Receipt for additional salary.

76

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

John Broom, Magistrate

Ditto.

77

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

James Blaikie, Magistrate

Ditto.

78

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

Alexander Brown, Magistrate

Ditto.

79

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

J. Bland, High Sheriff

Ditto.

80v-82

2 Dec. 1814

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Report on Governor Keatsí account with the Lords Commissioners of His Majestyís Treasury concerning the renting of fishing shipsí rooms. (Signed by Thomas Coote).

84

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

William Thomas

Receipt for payment of salary to Frederic Sterling as master of the school of industry.

85

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

William Thomas for Joseph Bacon

Receipt of salary as master of the school of industry.

86

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

Sarah England

Receipt of salary as assistant to the school of industry.

87

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

David Rowland for John Farrell

Receipt for divine services performed at Twillingate.

88

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

David Rowland for George Williams

Receipt for divine services performed at Bay Roberts.

89

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

Charles Hellings

Receipt for divine services performed at Fogo.

90

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

J. Bland for Abraham. Hanman (?)

Receipt for divine services performed at Bonavista.

91

20 Oct. 1814

R. Keats

James Blaikie

Receipt for collecting and abstracting the returns of the fishery and inhabitants and of the exports and imports from the several districts of Newfoundland.

92v-93

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Report of Governor Keatsí account with the Lords Commissioners of His Majestyís Treasury for money received for lands leased and rented.

95-104v

29 Dec. 1814

R. Keats
(Bellerophon, at sea)

Earl Bathurst

Reports of the fishery, together with the imports and exports for the year ending 10th Oct, and a report of the fortifications for the defence of St. Johnís. The French are beginning to fish off the Banks of Newfoundland, troops were sent to protect Ferryland, Burin, and St. Laurence, etc. The author of the "libellous" pamphlet printed against the government was acquitted of any charges. A man named Michael Fisher was sentenced to suffer death for the crime of street robbery, but the punishment was later commuted for transportation to New South Wales for seven years. The Admiralty Office has assigned a surveyor and formed a small establishment for examining and laying down the coast North of Cape Bonavista to the Straits of Belleisle. Etc.

108-109v

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Report on the return of the fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland between the 10th Oct. 1813 and 10th Oct. 1814. An account of the seal fishery for the year 1814. An account of the salmon and herring fishery for the year 1814. An account of the goods imported into the island of Newfoundland between the 11th Oct. 1813 and 10th Oct. 1814.

110 -111v

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Report on the state of the fortifications at St. Johnís, 17th Oct. 1814. Detailed report on Fort Townshend and Fort William, along with the barracks and other defences.

113-114v

29 Dec. 1814

R. Keats
(Bellerophon, at Sea)

Archbishop of Canterbury

Requesting an increase in salary for missionaries of the Church of England and for missionaries to be put in places like Burin and Ferryland.

Miscellaneous 1814

117

12 Jan. 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

?

Concerning the prices of articles purchased on the island.

119

29 Jan. 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

?

Requesting a letter to be placed before Lord Bathurst concerning the lack of comforts previously enjoyed.

121

29 Jan. 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

Earl Bathurst

Attached letter to Lord Bathurst requesting an increase in salary.

123

31 Jan. 1814

A. Kevison (?)
(Treasury Chambers)

Henry Goulburn

Concerning a bill drawn by Governor Keats to pay for expenses incurred by the detention of passengers from American ships.

125

9 Feb. 1814

J. Barrow
(Admiralty Office)

Henry Goulburn

Requesting that Governor Keats sail for Newfoundland on April 10th.

127-128v

25 Feb. 1814

W. Garrow and S. Shepherd
(Lincolnís Inn)

Earl Bathurst

Concerning laws governing the erecting of a printing press and the publishing of newspapers in Newfoundland.

129-130

26 Feb. 1814

H. Moore, Minister

?

Requesting plots of land for the building of a new chapel for the Methodists.

130v-131

26 Feb. 1814

H. Moore, Minister

?

Maps of lands suggested for the building of a new chapel for the Methodists.

132-133v

28 Feb. 1814

W. Garrow and S. Shepherd
(Lincolnís Inn)

Earl Bathurst

Legal opinions of a specific example transmitted by the Secretary of War and Captain Pipon, an officer in the recruiting service of Newfoundland, concerning the Mutiny Act.

134-135v

3 Mar. 1814

W. Garrow and S. Shepherd
(Lincolnís Inn)

Earl Bathurst

Legal matters regarding a libel charge laid against J. Ryan for his memorial which he addressed to Governor Keats.

136

3 Mar. 1814

G. Harrison
(Treasury Chambers)

Henry Goulburn

Concerning an application made by Elizabeth Phillips for a pension as widow of the late H. Phillips, high sheriff of Newfoundland.

138

14 Mar. 1814

G. Harrison

Henry Goulburn

Related to the maintenance of a number of infirm men, women, and children passengers from American ships.

140-140v

9 Mar. 1814

Mr. Kirkland

Henry Goulburn

Requesting information regarding the likelihood of the removal of a Corps of Nova Scotian men to a new destination.

141

17 Mar. 1814

A. Kevison (?)

Henry Goulburn

Regarding repairs needed for the out offices and fences of the Government House in St. Johnís.

143

17 Mar. 1814

A. Kevison (?)

Henry Goulburn

Regarding the erection of a small office to protect the records and papers of Newfoundland from fire.

145

21 Mar. 1814

A. Kevison(?)

Henry Goulburn

Concerning the drawing of bills to pay for expenses incurred for the maintenance of a number of infirm men, women, and children in American ships.

147

5 Mar. 1814

Rupert (?) George, C. Boyle, and John Forbes
(Transport Office)

G. Harrison

Concerning expenses incurred for the maintenance of a number of infirm men, women, and children in American ships.

149

28 Mar. 1814

J. Paneas (?)

Henry Goulburn

Requesting a warship to take Maj. Gen. Campbell and his family on a passage to Newfoundland.

151

30 Mar. 1814

J. Barrow (?)

Col. Bunbury

Approving the passage of Maj. Gen. Campbell and his family aboard HMS Horatio proceeding to Newfoundland.

152

2 Apr. 1814

J. A. Eaststaff

Henry Goulburn

Concerning Eaststaffís brother application for a position as surveyor of St. Johnís.

154-155

2 Apr. 1814

J. A. Eaststaff

Henry Goulburn

Application of G. W. Eaststaff for the permanent position of civil surveyor for St. Johnís to Ear Bathurst (25 Oct. 1813).

156-160v

15 Apr. 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

Henry Goulburn

Concerning a series of charges laid against Colclough by Mr. Roubel. These charges include illegally imprisoning one William Haszard Gardiner and Michael Clayton, etc.

162-163

22 Apr. 1814

Caesar Colclough

-

Statement of defence for Colclough concerning charges laid against him by William Roubel, an attorney of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Prince Edward Island. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

164

23 Apr. 1814

Sarah Ballard

-

Sarah Ballard, a servant of Mr. Colclough, defends the Chief Justice against charges laid upon him that he appeared drunk in the streets or on the bench or was shouted at or hooted in the street by boys. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

165-165v

23 Apr. 1814

John Thorpe

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John Thorpe, a servant of Mr. Colclough, defends the Chief Justice against charges of drunkenness laid upon him. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

168-168v

23 Apr. 1814

Theophilus Stewart

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Resident of Colcloughís family who swears that the charges of drunkenness laid upon Mr. Colclough are not true. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

170-171

 

Grand Inquest of the Island

Caesar Colclough

Praising the conduct of Colclough and regretting the current libel charges that have been laid against him. (Numerous signatures attached).

172

16 Apr. 1814

R. H. Crew

Henry Goulburn

Transmitting a copy of a report from Lieut. Gen. Mann, inspector general of fortifications, upon the subject of the defences at St. Johnís.

174-176v

2 Apr. 1814

Gother Mann
(Pall Mall)

R. H. Crew

Opinions concerning the state of fortifications at St. Johnís from Mr. Crew, Sir James Wallace, R. G. Keats, etc.

178

19 Apr. 1814

Alexander McLeny (?)
(Transport Office)

Henry Goulburn

Approval given to transport Maj. Gen. Campbellís baggage onboard the Fortune transport for conveyance to Newfoundland.

179-179v

23 Apr. 1814

Caesar Colclough

?

Concerning charges laid against Colclough by the troops.

181

28 Apr. 1814

Henry Hunt

Earl Bathurst

Transmitting an enclosed memorial from the committee of the Newfoundland Trade.

182-185v

28 Apr. 1814

Henry Hunt

Earl Bathurst

Memorial of the Committee of Merchants of Newfoundland: Details provided on the state of the fishery, especially that involving the United States.

187

28 Apr. 1814

A. Kevison (?)

Henry Goulburn

Concerning a bill for expenses incurred by the Court House and jail at Trinity.

188-188v

May, 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

?

Concerning the transmission of duplicates of papers related to the charges laid against Colclough. Mentions that the first transmission was onboard a ship, Mermaid, which was captured by American privateers.

190

26 May, 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

?

Duplicate of the papers cited in the last article.

192

22 May, 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

?

Concerning Colcloughís salary and the charges laid against him as Chief Justice.

194

1 June, 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

?

Concerning legal charges laid against Colclough.

196-196v

6 June, 1814

Hoke Hart

Henry Goulburn

Requesting information regarding the petition of Elizabeth Phillips for a pension from her late husband the former High Sheriff.

198-199

8 June, 1814

Mr. Stewart

Henry Goulburn

Requesting the granting of land where a house is built near Fort William.

200

22 June, 1814

A. Kevison (?)

Henry Goulburn

Allowing for Governor Keats to charge for the care of one horse for use in travelling on government business.

202

25 June, 1814

A. Kevison (?)

Henry Goulburn

Advising that further duties be laid upon spirits imported into Newfoundland.

204

31 May, 1814

Thomas Lack

R. Lushington

Suggesting an additional duty on spirits imported into Newfoundland.

206-206v

19 July, 1814

Mr. Stewart

Henry Goulburn

Concerning the situation on which the Government House at St. Johnís stands.

208-208v

22 July, 1814

T. Duckworth
(London)

Henry Goulburn

Concerning the application made by Mr. Stewart for the granting of land on which his house is built near Fort William.

209-209v

28 July, 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

?

Concerning the legal charges laid against Colclough by Mr. Roubel.

211-211v

29 June, 1814

Lt. Gov. Charles Douglas Smith

Caesar Colclough

Extract of a letter from Charles Smith to Chief Justice Colclough dated Charlottetown, June 29th, 1814.

213

24 June, 1814

Thomas Debrisay

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Concerning the existence of two persons named John McDonald as Justices of the Peace in Prince Edward Island.

215-215v

21 June, 1814

William Johnston

Caesar Colclough

Extract of a letter from William Johnston, Attorney General, to Chief Justice Colclough: Concerning the charges laid against Colclough by Palmer and Roubel.

217

22 June, 1814

Charles Binns

Caesar Colclough

Extract of a letter from Charles Binns to Chief Justice Colclough.

219

31 Aug. 1814

A. Kevison (?)

Col. Bunbury

Requesting a letter from the storekeeper general reporting shipments of stores for Newfoundland.

221

25 Aug. 1814

John Trotter

_w. Harrison

Concerning shipments made to Newfoundland including 24 Barrack tables onboard the Pilot Transport, Joseph Somes Master, together with two iron doors for the purpose of erecting a small office of records secure from fire.

223-223v

5 Sept. 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

Earl Bathurst

Concerning the charges laid against Colclough by Mr. Palmer and Mr. Roubel.

225-226

10 Sept. 1814

William Carson
(St. Johnís)

Caesar Colclough

Concerns over the health of Colclough who has suffered from spasmodic actions in the stomach and a jaundice tinge of skin.

227-230

?

Caesar Colclough

Henry Earl Bathurst

The Memorial of Caesar Colclough: Acknowledging the charges laid against him by William Roubel and James Bardin Palmer.

231-232

19 Oct. 1814

Caesar Colclough

?

Concerning the memorial of Colclough showing the proof of his innocence with respect to the charges laid against him.

233-241v

21 Mar. 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

R. Keats

Detailed report on a series of riots and misconduct that has been going on around the Island involving various factions of Irish. Short report on the trials of those involved in the riots, including the public whipping of one young man

243

8 Mar. 1815

James Blaikie, Clerk of the Supreme Court

-

Proclamation offering a reward of five pounds for each and every person convicted of rioting or arraying themselves under various Irish denominations including Doonane, Yellow Belly, Clear Air, and Whey Belly.

245-246

26 Aug. 1814

Charles Douglas Smith, Lt. Gov. And Commander in Chief in and Over Prince Edward Island

-

Proclamation announcing the names of various persons in government positions, including Thomas Tremlett, who is the new Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island.

247-247v

10 Mar. 1814 / 29 June, 1814 / 1 Aug. 1814

Charles Douglas Smith

Caesar Colclough

Extracts of letters from Lt. Gov. Smith to Colclough, Chief Justice of Newfoundland: concerning charges laid against Colclough, the coincidence of there being two John McDonalds, etc.

249

24 June, 1814

Thomas Desbrisay, Sec. and Reg. of Prince Edward Island

-

Certifying the names of persons as Justices of the Peace, where there exists two persons named John McDonald, one being the late Captain of Tracadie.

251-251v

12 Aug. 1814

Fade Goff, Deputy and Acting Clerk of His Majestyís Council in Prince Edward Island

-

Proclamation certifying the names and dates of various Chief Justices who served in Prince Edward Island.

253

1808

?

?

Orders of the court of Prince Edward Island specifying the terms of admission as an attorney of law in those courts.

255-257

22 Aug. 1814

Donald Manson, Undersheriff of Prince Edward Island

-

Oath sworn before Robert Gray, assistant Justice Associate, concerning the arrest and confinement of one Michael Chaytor for the beating and misuse of his own brother, who was only a young boy.

259

26 Oct. 1814

John and Sarah Thorpe
(St. Johnís)

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Oaths from two servants of Colclough named John and Sarah Thorpe, who swear that said Chief Justice is a good, kind, sober, and most temperate man. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

261-262

27 Oct. 1814

Caesar Colclough
(St. Johnís)

-

Oath from the former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island that the charges laid against him by William Roubel are false. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

263-264

20 Aug. 1814

Robert Gray
(Prince Edward Island)

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Oath on the good conduct of Colclough as former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island, swearing that he was never severely intoxicated. (Sworn before Charles Douglas Smith).

265-265v

26 Aug. 1814

James Curtis
(Prince Edward Island)

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Oath on the good conduct of Colclough as former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island, who acted impartially and properly, and never was seen to be heavily intoxicated. (Sworn before Cornelius Higgins).

267-267v

17 Aug. 1814 / 26 Aug. 1814

John Frederick Holland, George Wright, Samuel Cambridge, and Cornelius Higgins
(Prince Edward Island)

-

Oath concerning the mild, impartial, and sober conduct of Colclough as former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island. (Sworn before Charles Douglas Smith and James Curtis).

269-269v

11 Aug. 1814

Donald Manson
(Prince Edward Island)

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Oath swearing that Manson never perceived Colclough to be the least affected by liquor, and acted as Chief Justice in a very learned, impartial, and highly becoming manner. (Sworn before Thomas Tremlett).

271-271v

18 Aug. 1814

Thomas Alexander
(Prince Edward Island

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Oath made that Colclough, the former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island, was never seen to be intoxicated or in the habit of drinking to excess. (Sworn before Thomas Tremlett).

273-273v

14 Sept. 1814

Thomas Worrell
(Prince Edward Island)

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Oath swearing that the former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island, Colclough, always acted in a dignified and appropriate manner. (Sworn before James Anderson, also sworn as a true copy by Charles Binns).

275-277

22 Aug. 1814

Ralph Thompson, Dugald Stewart, and Thomas Owen
(Prince Edward Island)

-

All three men swear an oath that the former Chief Justice, Mr. Colclough, acted properly during his stay on Prince Edward Island. (Sworn before Robert Gray).

279-280

27 Aug. 1814

Artemas Cambridge
(Prince Edward Island)

-

Swearing on oath that the former Chief Justice, Mr. Colclough, did the utmost credit and honour to that government which appointed him that position. (Sworn before Robert Gray).

281-282v

18 July, 1814

William Townshend
(Prince Edward Island)

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Oath swearing that former Chief Justice Mr. Colclough always conducted himself with dignity and impartiality in private and in public. (Sworn before B. St. Croix (?), J. P.).

283-283v

27 Aug. 1814

Theophilus Desbrisay

-

Swearing on oath that Caesar Colclough always exhibited the best character with every necessary qualification for a person filling his position as Chief Justice.

285-286

22 Aug. 1814

Paul Mabey
(Prince Edward Island)

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An oath concerning Caesar Colclough, the former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island, that Mr. Mabey never perceived in him any indication of depraved habits. (Sworn before Robert Gray).

287-289

19 Sept. 1814

Lawrence Coddington Worthy

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Oath made by Mr. Worthy that he never witnessed Caesar Colclough to be inebriated or intoxicated anytime during his time as Chief Justice. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

291-293

17 Sept. 1814

James Jackson

-

Swearing an oath that he Mr. Colclough never appeared in public during the time of his residence in Prince Edward Island as Chief Justice to be intoxicated. (Sworn before Thomas Coote).

295-296

13 Mar. 184

Mr. Palmer
(Charlottetown)

Mr. Johnston

Copy of a letter concerning the purchasing and transporting of lumber from Halifax to Prince Edward Island, and the purchasing of farmland.

297-298

25 June, 1812

J. A. Walsh

Caesar Colclough

Copy of a letter concerning a lot of land which Mr. Walsh owns that he hoped to make repairs to and rent to tenants.

299

29 Aug. 1814

Fade Goff
(Charlottetown)

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Certifying that copies of attached affidavits and documents are true to the originals.

301-304

25 Aug. 1814

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A series of documents: One from Claudius Stephen Hunter, Lord Mayor of the city of London, concerns an Act of Parliament for the easier recovery of debts in His Majestyís plantations and colonies in America (Signed by Windale); Oaths made by Terence Shields and John Ives concerning a James Bardin Palmer; A letter from J. B. Palmer to Terence Shields requesting assistance in London; Another letter to Shields from Palmer informing of his lost of property due to bankruptcy; Palmer sending some money to Shields, etc.

305-306

25 Aug. 1814

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Oath sworn by J. B. Palmer that the affidavit laid before the courts by Terence Shields is false and inappropriately attacks his character. (Sworn before William Haszard, also sworn in court before Charles Serani).

307

1808

Charles Binns

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Copy of a letter from a man who was offered a house and warehouse in which to conduct business by Mr. Palmer on Prince Edward Island. A list of references to the character of Mr. Palmer is provided at the bottom.

308

27 Aug. 1808

Nathaniel (?) & George Gould & Co.
(Manchester)

Charles Binns

Declining the offer made with Mr. Palmer.

309-309v

12 Sept., ?

Hm. Johnston

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Extract from the bill of complaints of James Bardin Palmer complainant against John Marsh Richard Thornton and Thomas Joseph Marsh filed in the Chancery Office.

311-311v

12 Sept., ?

Hm. Johnston

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Extract from the answer of John Marsh Richard Thornton and Thomas Joseph Marsh to the Bill of complaint of James Bardin Palmer (Plaintiff) filed in the Chancery Office.

313-314v

10 Nov. 1808 / 31 Dec. 1808 / 1 Jan. 1809

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A series of letters between the Chief Justice Colclough and William Roubel reporting on an argument that occurred between Mr. Ryan and Mr. Fitzmaurice.

316-316v

7 Sept. 1814

J. Stewart

Adam Gordon

Concerning the selling of Mr. Stewartís house which exists on the grounds near Fort William as he is leaving Newfoundland.

318

6 Oct. 1814

R. Lushington

Maj. Gen. Bunbury

Concerning a bill drawn by Governor Keats for the payment of a church in Mortonís Harbour.

320

25 Nov. 1814

W. Hamilton
(Foreign Office)

Maj. Gen. Bunbury

Concerning a request made by the French government to export materials for buildings from the United States to St. Pierre and Miquelon without being molested by British ships.

322

21 Nov. 1814

Duke of Wellington
(Paris)

?

Concerning an enclosed letter from Mons. de Jaucourt regarding the exportation of timber for buildings from the United States to St. Pierre and Miquelon.

324-324v

19 Nov. 1814

Mons. de Jaucourt
(Paris)

Duke of Wellington

Letter written in French concerning the exportation of timber from the United States to St. Pierre and Miquelon.

326

21 Nov. 1814

Duke of Wellington
(Paris)

Comte de Jaucourt

Regarding the French request to export timber from the United States to St. Pierre and Miquelon, requesting that the number of vessels required for this venture be provided.

328

?

de Jaucourt

?

List of materials and wood requested to be exported from the United States to St. Pierre and Miquelon.

330

25 Nov. 1814

Robert McCrery, Transport Office

Maj. Gen. Bunbury

Identifies two transports, Isabella and Trafalgar (in margins) that are reported to have arrived at Portsmouth from Newfoundland.

332

6 Dec. 1814

Caesar Colclough

?

Concerning further affidavits in the defence of Chief Justice Colclough and a short list of bills that he must pay to live in Newfoundland.

334-334v

14 Sept. 1814

Charles Worrell
(Prince Edward Island)

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Affidavit from Mr. Worrell in defence of the conduct of former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island, Mr. Colclough. (Sworn before James Anderson).

336-337

15 Oct. 1814

Charles Stewart
(Prince Edward Island)

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Affidavit from Mr. Stewart in defence of the proper and professional conduct of Mr. Colclough as former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island. (Sworn before James Curtis).

338-339v

26 Oct. 1814

Robert Stewart
(Prince Edward Island)

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Affidavit from Mr. Stewart reporting on the dignified and impartial conduct of Mr. Colcough as former Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island. (Sworn before James Curtis).

340

25 Oct. 1814

Thomas Desbrisay
(Prince Edward Island)

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Affidavit from Mr. Desbrisay swearing that the former Chief Justice, Mr. Colcough, could not possibly be charged with frequent intoxication and improper use of liquor.

342

10 Dec. 1814

W. Hamilton, Foreign Office

Henry Goulburn

Transmitting enclosed letters from the Duke of Wellington regarding requests from the French to export timber from the United States to St. Pierre and Miquelon.

344-344v

4 Dec. 1814

Duke of Wellington
(Paris)

Vis. Castlereagh

Transmitting the message from the French concerning the number of vessels required to transport the amount of timber from the United States to St. Pierre.

346-346v

2 Dec. 1814

de Jaucourt
(Paris)

Duke of Wellington

Letter written in French concerning the number of vessels that the French wish to use to transport timber from the United States to St. Pierre and Miquelon.

348-348v

30 Nov. 1814

Corroud (?), Minister of Marine

?

A list of supplies and materials that the French need to complete the buildings on St. Pierre and Miquelon.

350

17 Dec. 1814

C. Schithint (?!)
(Treasury Chambers)

Maj. Gen. Bunbury

Concerning the capture of brig Endeavor by an American Privateer on the 2nd of Sept.

352

25 Oct. 1814

James Drummond, Commissary in Chiefís Office

George Harrison

Concerning the capture of brig Endeavor by the American Privateer Surprise.

353-353v

18 Dec. 1814

Caesar Colcough
(St. Johnís)

?

Concerning the poor health of Mr. Colclough and his request for an increase in salary as Chief Justice of Newfoundland.

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