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Journal of the House of Assembly
Poor Return for Harbour Grace (Adoption of Indian boy)
The following is an extract of a Poor Return for an Indian Boy by name of John Power, presumably adopted into a non-Native family, ca. 1849-1850, then residing in Carbonear, Harbour Grace district, for which a sum of 6 0 0/ annum was paid by the government for his upbringing and care. Source: PANL Journal of the House of Assembly J 123 K3 3rd Session of the 4th G.A.

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APPENDIX

Poor Returns

A Detailed Statement

of the Personal Poor of the Harbour Grace and Carbonear Lists, April 30th, 1850, transmitted by the Police Magistrate at Harbour Grace, by order of his Excellency the Governor, for the information for the House of Assembly.

NAME OF PERSON RESIDENCE ANNUAL SUM



John Power (Indian boy) Carbonear Cy - 6 0 0
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-

-




Harbour Grace, April 30th 1850
Thomas Deason, S.P.
R. J. Pinsent, S.P.


Source:

PANL
Journal of the House of Assembly
J 123 K3
3rd Session of the 4th G.A.


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