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Letter from William Tryon to William Petty, Marquis of Lansdowne
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
February 27, 1767
Volume 07, Page 442

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

Brunswick 27th February 1767.

I have the honor to transmit to your Lordship the List of Patents granted in the Court of Claims held in this province in September 1766 which are the grants of lands for one year. The Court of Claims I intended to hold ordinarily twice a year, but the distractions and interruptions to public business occasioned by the colonies rejecting the execution of the Act of Parliament laying certain stamp duties in America have prevented my holding the court agreeable to that intention.

I am with the greatest respect &c