Sovereign Council

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Sovereign Council Of New France
... The Sovereign Council of New France was a political body appointed by the King of France in the 1675 reorganization of the colony of New France ... The major officers of the Sovereign Council were the Governor General, who was responsible for military affairs and diplomatic relations, the Intendant of New France, who was responsible for finance ... The Intendant served as the presiding officer of the Soveriegn Council ...
Governor Of New France
... Prior to the establishment of the 1663 Sovereign Council, the highest positions in New France were that of Governor and Lieutenant-General, which were often held by the same person ... police, and finance was given to the Intendant, who presided over the Sovereign Council ... Louisbourg • Castle Hill • List of Forts Government Canada (Governor General, Intendant, Sovereign Council, Bishop of Quebec, Governor of Trois-Rivi ...
Louis Boulduc - Nomination and Trouble Brewing
... The members of the Sovereign Council never ceased harrying this over-vulnerable official (Louis), in an attempt to discredit him and thereby to compromise the Provost Court ... to the minister and in January 1681 Boulduc, accused of embezzlement, was brought before the Sovereign Council ... as an attempt to weaken the powerful influence of the Sovereign Council ...

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