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Letter from the Board of Trade of Great Britain to George Burrington
Great Britain. Board of Trade
June 20, 1732
Volume 03, Pages 344-345

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 21. P. 104.]
LORDS OF TRADE TO GOVr BURRINGTON
20 JUNE 1732

To Capt. Burrington

Sir,

We have received your letters of the 1st July and 4th Sept. 1731 and shall receive His Maj. pleasure on such parts of them wherein his service or the welfare of the Province are any way concerned But as to those paragraphs which relate to yourself and those who have disagreed with your measures We cannot but take notice that they are couched in a very extraordinary particularly that where speaking of Mr Ashe's declining to come to England with the Chief Justice you write in the following words By which failure of his Baby Smith will be quite lost having nothing but a few lies to support his cause unless he can obtain an Instructor

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from a Gentleman in Hanover Square Of these words we expect an immediate and distinct explanation and are

Your most humble Servts
WESTMORELAND
P. DOCMINIQUE
T. PELHAM
EDW. ASHE
OR. BRIDGEMAN
M. BLADEN

Whitehall June 20th 1732.