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No 3.
C.O. 324/17.
Page 56

RECOMMENDATION BY THE LORDS OF TRADE

FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF SIR WILLIAM JOHNSON AS AGENT FOR INDIAN AFFAIRS



11 March 1761.

To the Right Hon. WILLIAM PITT, EsQ., one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State:—

SIR,
Sir William Johnson, baronet, having been appointed by his late Majesty to be Agent for the affairs of the Six United Nations of Indians and their Confederates in the Northern Parts of America, and appearing to us to be well qualified for that station, We desire you will be pleased to move his Majesty that the said Sir William Johnson may be continued in the said Office by His Majesty's Royal Appointment, and we beg leave to enclose a warrant which we have prepared to that effect, for his Majesty's signature in case his Majesty shall be graciously pleased to approve this our humble recommendation.

We are, Sir,
Your most obedient and humble Servants,

DUNK HALIFAX.        
SOAME JENYNS.        
W. G. HAMILTON.      
W. SLOPER.                 
ED. BACON.                


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