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Letter from Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle to the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768
April 28, 1730
Volume 03, Page 81

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 8. A. 4.]
LETTER FROM THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE TO THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS FOR TRADE
28 APRIL 1730.

Whitehall April 28th 1730.

My Lords,

I send your Lordships herewith, by His Majesty's Command a Copy of a Letter wch I have received from Mr Porter Judge of the Admiralty at North Carolina, containing an account of the unwarrantable proceedings of Sir Richard Everard late Governor of that Province, in giving Grants of Land there, to the great prejudice of His Majesty's Right to the same, and I am to signify to you His Majesty's pleasure, that you examine into this matter, and report the state of the case as it shall appear to you, with your opinion what may be proper for His Majesty to order upon it.

HOLLES. NEWCASTLE