Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations: Volume 11, January 1759 - December 1763. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1935.
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Journal, September 1760
Monday, September 22. Present:—Earl of Halifax, Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Sloper.
The Secretary laid before the Board a Memorial, prepared by the agent for Nova Scotia to be presented to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, praying that four thousand, one hundred and sixty five pounds, four shillings and ten pence may be issued to him out of the monies appropriated by Parliament to the service of Nova Scotia, to discharge certain demands on account of the said service: And the said memorial having been approved, the agent was ordered to present it to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury for their lordships' directions upon it.
Wednesday, September 24. Present:—Earl of Halifax, Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Sloper.
Read a letter from William Bull, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, to the Board, dated July 20th, 1760, giving the Board an account of the operations of Colonel Montgomery against the Cherokees, and of the Colonel's intention of withdrawing the troops from the said colony.
Ordered, that the Solicitor and Clerk of Reports do, in the absence of the Secretary, send a copy of the said letter to Mr. Wood, Secretary to Mr. Pitt, for Mr. Pitt's information.
Saturday, October 11. Present:—Earl of Halifax, Mr. Stone.
The Secretary laid before the Board an account of the petty expences and incidental charges of this office from the 5th of July to the 10th of October, 1760, amounting in the whole to three hundred and sixteen pounds, ten shillings: and a letter to the Lords of the Treasury, desiring payment thereof, and of the salaries due to the Secretary and under officers in the service of this Board, was signed.