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Letter from the Board of Trade of Great Britain to Arthur Dobbs
Great Britain. Board of Trade
December 15, 1763
Volume 06, Page 998

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 23, p. 232.]
To Governor Dobbs.

Whitehall, Decr 15th 1763.

Sir,

The Agent for the Assembly of North Carolina having requested in the name of his constituents that we would direct you to assent to a Law for applying to the Contingent Service of the Government, the money allotted to the Province out of the Parliamentary Grant to the Colonies and such request appearing to us to be both just and reasonable, we would recommend to you to give your Assent to any proper Law, which the Council and Assembly may frame and pass for this purpose unless you shall have any particular reasons for refusing that Assent and if you have you will forthwith acquaint us what those Reasons are.

We are Sir &c
HILLSBOROUGH
SOAME. JENYNS
ED. ELIOT
ED. BACON
GEO. RICE