Documents relating to the granting of lands to Loyalists in the Province of Quebec (includes present day Quebec and Ontario).
Transcriber: Edward Kipp
Source: Library and Archives Canada
RG1 L4 Vol. 3 LAC mf C-14026. PP. 291-292. Land Board Minutes and Records. Circular Letter from Henry Motz. Copies of Order in Council of November 9, 1789.
Quebec 21st January 1790
I inclose a Copy of Lord Dorchester’s order in Council of the 9th of November 1789 for making allotments of Lands to the Sons and Daughters of Loyalists, who have adhered to the Unity of the Empire, and joined the Royal Standard in America, before the Treaty of Separation in the year 1783 together with the form of the certificates of occupation to be issued under the said order for the guidance of the Board.
Fifty Copies of the said order in Council &
Fifty blank certificates for the use of the
Board are sent unsealed by this Conveyance.
I am Gentlemen
Your most Obedient
[In the margin]
Major Murray 60th Regt
or Officer Comg at Detroit
William D Powell
H Martin Adhemar, Esqs or any three of them. District of Hesse.
H Motz Quebec 21 January 1790
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