Journal, September 1778
Volume 85

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Institute of Historical Research

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K. H. Ledward (editor)

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1938

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204-206

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'Journal, September 1778: Volume 85', Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 14: January 1776 - May 1782 (1938), pp. 204-206. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=77785 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Journal, September 1778

fo. 183.

Thursday, September 10th. Present:—Mr. Greville, Mr. de Grey.

Lord George Germain, one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, attends.

Trade.

Read the following orders of the Lords of the Privy Council, vizt.:
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 2nd, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of Peter Thellusson and Company, praying leave to export from Liverpool to Dublin, ten guns, four pounders, on board any of the Packets employed by Messieurs Orange & Kelly.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 2nd, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of Robert Mangles, praying leave to export from Southampton to Guernsey, on board the ship Queen, sundry military stores therein specified, for the use of the Hawk, letter of marque.
fo. 184.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 2nd, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of the Directors of the East India Company, praying leave to export certain quantities of military stores therein specified, on board the several ships taken into their service this year, for the use and defence of the said ships, and of their garrisons, settlements and forces at St. Helena, and in the East Indies.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 2nd, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of Benjamin Adams, praying leave to export to the Island of Madeira, on board the ship Speke, letter of marque, eleven guns, for the use of the fort at the said Island.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 9th, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of George Lamprière, praying leave to export from Dover, to the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, on board the ship Mars, sundry military stores therein mentioned, for the purpose of fitting out privateers.

fo. 185.

Their Lordships, upon consideration of the five foregoing petitions, were of opinion, that the exportation therein prayed for should be allowed; and the draughts of five reports to the Lords of the Privy Council thereupon, having been prepared, were approved, transcribed and signed.

Thursday, September 24th. Present:—Mr. Greville, Mr. de Grey.

Lord George Germain, one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, attends.

Trade.

Read the following orders of the Lords of the Privy Council, vizt.:
fo. 186.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 16th, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of Messieurs Clark and Milligan, praying leave to export to the Province of West Florida, on board the ships St. Andrew and Marian, sundry military stores therein mentioned, for trade with the Indians.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 18th, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of Messieurs Baugh, Ames and Company, praying leave to export from Bristol to the Islands of Grenada, on board the ship Britannia, fifty barrels of gunpowder, for the use of the inhabitants.
Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated September 18th, 1778, referring to this Board, the petition of Simon Fraser, praying leave to export to the Island of Dominica, on board the ship Rebecca, sundry military stores therein specified, for the use of an armed vessel fitting out there.

fo. 187.

Their Lordships, upon consideration of the three foregoing petitions, were of opinion, the exportation therein prayed for should be allowed; and the draughts of three reports to the Lords of the Privy Council, thereupon, having been prepared, were approved, transcribed and signed.

Friday, September 25th. Present:—Mr. Greville, Mr. de Grey.

Quebec.

fo. 188.

Lord George Germain, one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, attended, and by his Majesty's command laid before the Board a memorial of Peter Livius, esquire, Chief Justice of the Province of Quebec, to his Majesty, complaining that Sir Guy Carleton, late Governor of the said Province, had amoved him from the Office of Chief Justice of that Province, to which he had been appointed by his Majesty, without having assigned any cause, though frequently requested by the memorialist so to do; and praying that the said Sir Guy Carleton may now be required to assign the cause for which he amoved the memorialist from his said office, in order that he may have opportunity of vindicating his conduct from any suggestions which may have been made to his prejudice.

His Lordship having likewise signified his Majesty's commands, that the Board should take the said memorial into their consideration, and represent to his Majesty their opinion thereupon, the said memorial was accordingly read.

fo. 189.

Ordered, that the Secretary do write to Sir Guy Carleton, transmitting him a copy of the memorial beforementioned, and acquainting him, that the Board having received his Majesty's commands to take the same into their consideration, they request the favour of Sir Guy Carleton, that he will be pleased to signify to them the cause which induced him to amove the memorialist from his Office of Chief Justice of the Province of Quebec.

West Florida.

The draught of a representation to his Majesty, recommending James Baird, esquire, to be of the Council for the Province of West Florida, in the room of Philip Comyns, esquire, deceased, having been prepared, was approved, transcribed and signed.