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Journal, July 1775: Volume 82

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Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations: Volume 13, January 1768 - December 1775. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1937.

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Journal, July 1775

Thursday, July 6th. Present:—Mr. Gascoyne, Mr. Keene.

The Earl of Dartmouth, one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, attends.

Pennsylvania, Connecticut.

fo. 79.

Read a letter to the Secretary from Mr. Wilmot, agent for the Proprietaries of Pennsylvania, dated the 23rd ultimo, informing him, that he was not able to prevail upon the Attorney and Solicitor General to fix any day for the further hearing of the matter in contest between the said Proprietaries and the colony of Connecticut, and desiring the Board to appoint any day they thought fit.

Ordered, that Mr. Wilmot be acquainted, that their lordships will proceed to hear what further the parties may have to offer on the first Monday after the meeting of Parliament.

Miscellanies.

The Secretary having acquainted the Board, that Mr. Tutté, one of the clerks employed in the service of the Board, was deceased, it was ordered, that the promotion should take place as usual according to seniority, and Mr. Francis Rush Clark, was, upon the recommendation of Mr. Gascoyne, appointed to supply the vacancy.

fo. 80.

Friday, July 14th. Present:—Mr. Gascoyne, Mr. Keene.

The Earl of Dartmouth, one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, attends.

St. Vincent's.

Their lordships approved of the following leases of lands in the Island of St. Vincent being assigned to the parties therein mentioned.
Assignment of a lease of twenty eight acres of land in the Island of St. Vincent, from Beguyer de la Tour and Jean Pierre D'Auberminy to Peter Servant.
Assignment of a lease of one hundred and thirty five acres of land in the Island of St. Vincent, from Nicholas Auguste Michel, Toussaints Teteron, and Minette, his wife, Renette Michel, and Hulaly Michel, to Duncan Campbell, Esquire.