Journal, September 1762
Wednesday, September 1. Present:—Lord Sandys, Mr.
Jenyns, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Yorke.
The Secretary laid before the Board a draught of general
instructions and of those relative to the observance of the Acts
for the encouragment of trade and navigation, prepared for
William Franklin, Esquire, Governor of New Jersey; which being
approved, and the draught of a representation to his Majesty,
and of a letter to enclose the same to the Earl of Egremont,
having also been prepared, the said representation and letter
were agreed to, transcribed and signed.
Monday, September 27. Present:—Lord Sandys, Mr. Jenyns,
Mr. Yorke, Sir Edmund Thomas, Mr. Roberts.
The Secretary laid before the Board an Order of his Majesty
in Council, dated 17th of September, 1762, directing the Board
to prepare draughts of instructions for the Governors of the
several colonies and plantations in America, for an alteration
in the prayers for the Royal Family; and draughts of instructions
having been accordingly prepared, were approved, and a
representation to his Majesty thereupon, was signed.