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Letter from William Petty, Marquis of Lansdowne to William Tryon
Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
August 09, 1766
Volume 07, Pages 250-251

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind. Vol. 269.]
Letter from Secretary Lord Shelburne to Governor Tryon

Whitehall August 9th 1766.

The King having been graciously pleased upon the resignation of the Duke of Richmond to deliver to me the Seals of the Southern department. I take the earliest opportunity of notifying the same to you and am to acquaint you by his Majesty's Command that your dispatches are to be henceforward directed to me you may

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depend upon their being punctually laid before the King and that I shall not fail to transmit to you from time to time such orders as I may have the honor to receive from His Majesty in consequence of them

I am &c