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Letter from William Tryon to William Petty, Marquis of Lansdowne
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
December 30, 1766
Volume 07, Page 267

[From Tryon's Letter Book.]
Letter from Governor Tryon to The Earl of Shelburne.

Newberne the 30th December 1766

I had the honor of receiving on the first of this month your Lordships letter of the 9th of August last with a copy of an order of his Majesty in Council bearing date the 8th of the same month directing the correspondence of the Governors of his Majesty's colonies and plantations in matters relative to their proceedings and government to be transmitted to his Majesty by one of his principal Secretaries of State and also to transmit duplicates thereof to the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, I beg leave to assure your Lordships I shall observe this order as well as all other his Majesty's commands the most dutiful obedience

I am, my Lord, &ca