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Letter from William Tryon to William Petty, Marquis of Lansdowne
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
February 02, 1767
Volume 07, Page 434

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

Brunswick 2d February 1767.

On my return from Newbern to Brunswick I found Mr Howard at Wilmington the 23d of last month: He delivered me his Majesty's warrant appointing him Chief Justice of this Province, in virtue of which I immediately issued a commission for that office under the seal of the province. The same day he qualified in Council by taking the oaths required. He sets out next week for his circuit.

I have the honor &ca