Letter from Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle to the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768
Volume 03, Page 438
[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 9. a. 30.]
DUKE OF NEWCASTLE TO LORDS COMMrs OF TRADE.
Whitehall, March 27th 1733.
His Majesty having been pleased to appoint Gabriel Johnston Esqr to be Governor of North Carolina in America in the room of George Burrington Esqr; I am to desire you will prepare draughts of a Commission and Instructions for him, in order to be laid before the King for His Majesty's approbation.
I am My Lords Your Lordships most obedient humble servant
Lds. Commrs of Trade