Fortune Bay Region
1803 Harbour Breton Surrogate Court orderSubmitted by an anonymous researcher.
Source: PANL Surrogate Court South Circuit Minutes Box 22 (Fortune Bay 1802-1819, 1821) GN 5/1/C/1 The Rooms Corp.-PANL
The following is an extract of an 1803 Harbour Breton Surrogate Court order requisitioning an accused by name of Jean Baptiste, of Fortune for the detention of a young servant boy by name of John Elijah.
I understand that you have in your
You are hereby required to Make, Ap-
lication to Jean Baptiste of Fortune to deliver
up, to you your Son, who is now in his Sen. agree-
able to my Orders to him of this Days date, as
said, Jean Baptiste is ordered to quit
the Territories of His Majesty in Newfoundland.
Your most dedicant Servant
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