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West Coast - Cod Roy
COD ROY, April 25, 1878. TO CAPTAIN HOWORTH, R.N.This little letter was taken from the Newfoundlander, St John's in 1878. Thanks to my cousin Sandy for giving me this information. It looks like one or two names are spelled wrong such as McArter but it was copied as written.
Dear Sir, We the undersigned inhabitants of Cod Roy and the Rivers, would embrace this the most auspicious occasion which promises the benifits of law and order in a community heretofore excluded from such marks of civilization, and progress - take this opportunity of welcoming you among us - having left your home , family, and land of your birth to become the judicial representitive for this portion of England's most ancient colony. We remain your obedient servants:
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