Journal, September 1746: Volume 54

Pages 210-211

Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations: Volume 8, January 1742 - December 1749. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.

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Journal, September 1746

Monday, September 22. Present:—Lord Monson, Mr. Plumer, Mr. Pitt, Mr. Grenville.


Read a letter from the Duke of Newcastle, dated the 18th of September, signifying his Majesty's pleasure that this Board do prepare draughts of a commission and instructions for Henry Grenville, Esquire, appointed Governor of Barbadoes, in the room of Sir Thomas Robinson, Baronet.

A representation to his Majesty, for accompanying the draught of Mr. Grenville's commission, as also a letter to his Grace the Duke of Newcastle, transmitting the same, having been prepared and laid before the Board, were agreed to and signed.

New Jersey.

Mr. Belcher, Governor of New Jersey, attending, the Board had some discourse with him, relating to his general instructions for the government, and particularly with regard to some members of the Council of that province, that had been sworn in and recommended by the late Governor Morris, and had been proposed by this Board and have since been approved and appointed by his Majesty.

Tuesday, September 30. Present:—Mr. Plumer, Mr. Grenville.


Read an Order in Council, dated the 25th September, 1746, signifying his Majesty's approbation of Samuel Ogle, Esquire, appointed by Charles Lord Baltimore to be Deputy Governor of Maryland (in the room of Thomas Bladen, Esquire), and directing this Board to prepare instructions for him, and to take care that security be given for his observance of them.


Ordered that the said instructions be prepared, and that the Secretary, in the meantime, do send to Mr. Fane, his Majesty's counsel at law, the draught of a bond, and desire him to consider and report whether it be necessary to make any alteration in it from that entered into by Thomas Bladen, Esquire, in April, 1742, on account of any Acts of Parliament that have passed since that time.