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Letter from the Board of Trade of Great Britain to William Pitt, Earl of Chatham
Great Britain. Board of Trade
May 22, 1759
Volume 06, Pages 41-42

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 22. P. 309.]
To the Right Honble William Pitt one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State

(May 22nd 1759

Sir,

Mr. Benjamin Wheatley Naval Officer of His Majesty's Province of North Carolina being deceased We beg leave to desire that you

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will be pleased to move His Majesty, that Mr. Benjamin Turner, may be appointed Naval Officer in the said Province in the room of the said Benjamin Wheatley, And we herewith inclose the draught of a Warrant which we have prepared for His Majesty's Signature in case his Majesty shall be pleased to approve this Our humble Recommendation

We are Sir, etc
DUNK. HALIFAX
JAMES. OSWALD
SOAMES. JENYNS
W. G. HAMILTON
Wm. SLOPER

Whitehall May 22nd 1759.