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Letter from William Tryon to William Petty, Marquis of Lansdowne
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
July 17, 1767
Volume 07, Pages 512-513

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

No 10.

Brunswick 17th July 1767.

I wish the inclosed estimates may fulfill his Majesty's commands, communicated to me in your letter, of the eleventh of December 1766

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No 1 is the Return of the salaries payable out of his Majesty's quit rents,

No 2. contains the estimate of the monies raised and emitted from 1748 to the present time, and,

No 3. states the entire establishment of his Majesty's colony of North Carolina, defrayed by provincial funds, specifying the service for which the sums were raised, and the duration of each respective fund, all of which with the thousand pounds salary allowed the governor by his Majesty, comprehends the entire establishment of this colony.

With great esteem &ca