Journal, August 1762: Volume 69

Pages 287-288

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, August 1762

fo. 191.

Friday, August 13th. Present:—Lord Sandys, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Yorke.



fo. 192.

Their lordships took into consideration the copies of two letters from the Governor of Cape Coast Castle to the Committee of the Company of Merchants trading to Africa, dated the 16th of December, 1761, and 13th of February, 1762, relating, amongst other things, to the difficulties he has met with in settling the dispute between the Accroan Nation and the townspeople of Winnebah, from the injurious interposition and ill offices of the chiefs of the Dutch forts in that neighbourhood; and after some time spent therein, a letter to Mr. Grenville, one of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, inclosing extracts of so much of the said letters, as relates to this matter, and containing their lordships' observations thereupon, was agreed to and signed.

Wednesday, August 25. Present:—Lord Sandys, Mr. Jenyns, Mr. Yorke.

New Jersey.

fo. 193.

Read a letter from the Earl of Egremont, one of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, dated the 20th of August, 1762, notifying his Majesty's appointment of William Franklin, Esquire, to be Governor of New Jersey, and directing draughts of a Commission and instructions to be prepared for him; and the draught of a Commission having been prepared accordingly, a representation thereupon to his Majesty, and a letter inclosing the same to the Earl of Egremont, were agreed to, transcribed and signed.