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Letter from the Board of Trade of Great Britain to Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle
Great Britain. Board of Trade
June 21, 1732
Volume 03, Page 345

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind: No. 592.]
BOARD OF TRADE TO THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE
JUNE 21. 1732.

My Lord,

We take leave to enclose to your Grace the Extract of a Letter we have received from Captain Burrington His Majesties Governour of North Carolina by which he seems to apprehend the Indians of South Carolina were preparing to fall upon those under his Government who hope to be supported by a Party of the five Nations.

As an Indian War may be of the most fatal consequence to both these Colonies, we have wrote both to Coll: Johnson and to Capt Burrington to desire they will take the best Precautions to prevent the same. We have likewise wrote to the Governour of New York to interpose his authority with the five Indian Nations who are said to be concerned in this affair. But as her Majesties Orders to these three Governours upon this subject will be much more effectual, We desire your Grace will please to lay this matter before Her for Her Majesty's Directions therein.

We are my Lord Your Graces most obedient & most humble serts
P. DOCMINIQUE
T. PELHAM
EDW: ASHE
ORLo BRIDGEMAN
M. BLADEN

Whitehall June 21th 1732.