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Circular letter from Thomas Robinson, Baron Grantham to the American governors
Grantham, Thomas Robinson, Baron, 1695-1770
June 19, 1755
Volume 05, Pages 351-352

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind: Vol. 74.]
Circular to the Govrs of North America.

Whitehall 19th June 1755.

Sir,

I am to acquaint you, that it is the express Command of the Lords Justices, that you should not draw Bills upon the Paymaster General, or his Deputy, or upon any other Person, & that you should not issue any Warrants for Money for the Discharge of such Expences, as have been, or may be incurred, on Account of the Services, or Operations, to be performed by you, or in any Respect, under your Direction, in North America; But the Lords Justices are pleased to direct, that, upon all such Occasions, You shall apply for all such sums of Money, as shall

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so become necessary, & are not properly chargeable to the Account of your Government, to Major General Braddock, or to the Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces, for the Time being, in North America.

I am, &c.,
T. ROBINSON