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Letter from William Tryon to Wills Hill, Marquis of Downshire
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
June 11, 1768
Volume 07, Pages 787-788

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

Brunswick the 11th June 1768

I shall pay all possible regard and obedience to the intelligence you signify to me in your letter No 1, of the new arrangement his Majesty has been graciously pleased to make in the American Department by the appointment of your Lordship to be one of the Secretaries of State to dispatch the business of the colonies usually transacted by the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, as also his Majesty's commands that I address for the future my dispatches to your Lordship, conformable to his Majestys order in Council of the 8th of August 1766, a copy of which came inclosed to me. I shall likewise endeavour by every exertion in my power to comply with the other, his Majesty's requisitions, communicated to me in your Lordships said letter

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I can with truth say, that this new created department seems highly agreeable to the gentlemen of America, and next to it they express great satisfaction at your Lordships being at the head of it, in which testimony I also am an American.

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