Mary Charlotte, a woman of color v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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for the hearing and determining of all
Causes, as well Criminal as Civil, according
to law and equity, and for awarding execution
thereupon, with all reasonable and
necessary powers, authorities, fees and
privileges belonging there into.
And we do hereby declare, ordain and
appoint that you, the said JamesJames Murray
MurrayJames Murray , shall and may hold, excute
and enjoy the office and place of our
CaptainCaptain General and Governour in Chief
in and over our said Province ofProvince of Quebec QuebecProvince of Quebec
and all the territories depending thereon
with all and singular the powers and
authorities hereby granted unto you,
for and during our will and pleasure.
In witness whereof we have caused these
our Letters to be made patent.

Witness ourself at Westminster the twenty first day of November in the fourth year
of our Reign

.By Writ of Privy Seat
(Signed)

Yorke & Yorke

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