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Instructions to Francis Young and John Lloyd as agents for South Carolina in Great Britain
South Carolina. Council
1721
Volume 02, Pages 448-449

[B. P. R. O. S. C. B. T. No. 1.]
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE HONble FRANCIS YOUNG ESQre ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S COUNCIL AND JOHN LLOYD ESQre ONE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMONS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY (BY AN ACT OF THE GENERALL ASSEMBLY RATIFYED THE 19th DAY OF SEPT: LAST) APPOINTED AGENTS TO GO TO GREAT BRITAIN TO TRANSACT AND SOLLICIT THE AFFAIRS OF THIS HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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6thly In case the government of North Carolina fall under the King you are to represent the necessity of its being a dependant Government on this by shewing how much this Province suffers by the inhabitants and slaves running away there where they are succour'd but in case it continues a distinct government you are to apply for the King's orders to the Govrs of Virginia and of North and South Carolina to meet and settle the frontiers to the Northward and to consult the security thereof and that the head of the North Branch of Cape Fear River and from thence by a due west line parrallel to the line of Virginia be the settled bounds for ever and you are to shew the many inconveniences and disputes which must arise from the delays of settling that affair now the settlements are like to joyn

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And you are also to use your utmost endeavours that His Majesty may be pleased not to renew Sir Robert Montgomery's Grant at all (shewing the ill consequences thereof) or at least not without a clause to provide for his reimbursing all the charges and expences bestowed on any Buildings or Settlements therein

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ARTHUR MIDDLETON P. Council
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RA. IZARD
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RICHARD BERESFORD
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T. HEPWORTH
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RICH. ALLEIN
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W. BLATHWAY
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ANDREW ALLEN
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