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Carleton issues commission to Caron, Chief of the Village of the Abbeye.

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Date June 30, 1797
Author Name 1st Baron Dorcester Guy Carleton (primary) Location: Province of Quebec
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Document, Caron, Chief of the village of Abbeye.
Document Format Copy of document
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Related Persons/Groups Guy Carleton; Captain Langlade; Caron; George the third; Guy Carleton; ;
Related Places Province of Quebec; Great Britain; France; Ireland; Chambler; Village of the Abbeye; Province of Quebec; ;
Keywords original commission of which the foregoing is a faithful copy; original being torn and much worn at the folds of the paper; British government; defender of the faith; reign of our sovereign lord George; grace of god; consideration of the fidelity, zeal and attachment testified by Caron; King's government; virtue of the power and authority in me vested; indians; inhabitants; given under my hand and seal; general and commander in chief of His Majesty's forces; frontiers; chief of the village; ;
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Guy Carleton General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in the Province of Quebec and the Frontiers there of the L L L
To Caron chief of the village of the Abbaye
In consideration of the fidelity, zeal and attachement testified by Caron, chief of the Village of the Abbaye of the Folles avoine Indians to the King's government and by virtue of the power and authority in me rested, I do hereby continue the said Caron to be chief of the village aforesaid, willing all and singular the Indians, Inhabitants thereof to obey him as their chief - Given under my hand Seal at Arms at Chamblee this twenty fourth day of August one thousand seven hundred and seventy six in the sixteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign, Lord George the third by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King, defender of the Faith and so forth.
signed Guy Carleton
By his Excellency's command
signed C. Foy
Whereas Caron chief of the Village of the Abbaye has this day sent me by the Hands of Captain Langlade, the original commission of which
the foregoing is a faithful copy, and requested of me to renew the same, in consideration of the waid original being torn and much were at the folder of the paper on which it is written. And whereas the said Caron has unformly continued to [undecipherable] every mention from the British Government. I do hereby certify that the foregoing commission is a true copy of the original.
Given under my Hand and Seal at the Island of St. Joseph this 30th of June 1797.
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