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Letter from William Tryon to the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
May 06, 1766
Volume 07, Page 206

[From Tryon's Letter Book.]
Letter from Governor Tryon to the Board of Trade.

Brunswick 6th May 1766

It is my duty to acquaint your Lordships that Colo Thomas Lloyd whom I recommended as a gentleman qualified to serve in his Majesty's Council was one of the leaders in the late illegal assemblys at Brunswick. I must however do him the justice to let your Lordships know he waited on me soon after, and acknowledged his remorse for having been drawn in to join with that assembly, and expressed his error with the decency of a man of spirit and of a gentleman. He did not appear with the men that invested my house, or could I find he in any ways promoted or approved of the impositions laid on the Officers of the Customs, by compelling them to take an oath not to receive the Stamps, 'till they are generally accepted, He is the only person that has made me any personal apology My sentiments towards him are generous however I must submit the propriety of his whole conduct to your Lordships

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