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Letter from William Tryon to Wills Hill, Marquis of Downshire
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
November 30, 1769
Volume 08, Pages 152-153

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

Brunswick 30th November 1769.

The conduct of the Council has been steadily and uniformly

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directed towards his Majestys interest and that of his colony I therefore humbly hope his Majesty's royal favor may be extended to the gentlemen of the Council by giving success to their address which I transmitted with my letter No 30, bearing date the 21st of March 1768, to the Earl of Shelburne, then one of his Majestys principal Secretaries of State, and which I find by your Lordships correspondence was referred to the Lords of the Treasury with a favorable report from the Lords of Trade.