Journal, August 1760
Tuesday, August 1. Present:—Earl of Halifax, Mr. Hamilton,
The draught of a report to the Lords of the Committee of
Council for Plantation Affairs upon the petition of Reuben
Cognehew, a Mohegan Indian, having been prepared pursuant
to order, was agreed to, transcribed and signed.
Wednesday, August 27. Present:—Earl of Halifax, Mr.
Read a letter from William Bull, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor
of South Carolina, to the Board, dated June 30th, 1760, giving
a full account of the progress of the Indian war.
Ordered, that the Solicitor and Clerk of Reports do, in the
absence of the Secretary, transmit an extract of so much of the
said letter, as relates to the intelligence received by Lieutenant
Governor Bull of the state of the French and Spanish garrisons
at Mobile and Pensacola, to Mr. Wood, Secretary to Mr. Pitt,
for Mr. Pitt's information.