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Letter from William Tryon to Wills Hill, Marquis of Downshire
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
December 13, 1768
Volume 07, Pages 880-881

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

Brunswick the 13th Decembr 1768.

I have the honor to inform your Lordship that the General Assembly of this province held the seventh of November last was prorogued the fifth of this month to the first of June 1769.

The temper and moderation of the legislative body enabled me to go through the business of this government, and to pass twenty

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one Acts some of them essentially necessary. I shall transmit these Acts, and the Journals of both Houses as soon as I am able to procure them fairly transcribed. I take the liberty in the meantime to inclose my speech and their addresses.

The utmost exertions of my mind have been employed in the conduct of this session. The Assembly have renewed their petition for an emission of currency; a favorable consideration on this particular, will revive my hopes of future success in my administration.

I am &c.