Colonial Office. 195/9.
REPORT OF THE LORDS OF TRADE TO THE KING
19th May 1761.
To the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
May it please Your Majesty
In obedience to Your Majesty's commands signified to us by the Right Honourable Mr. Secretary Pitt in his letters dated the 10th instant we have prepared a draft of. commission appointing JAMES GREAVES Esquire to be our Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over Your Majesty's Island of Newfoundland in America in the room of JAMES WEBB Esquire which being in the same terms as the commission lately given by Your Majesty to the said James Webb we humbly beg leave herewith to lay it before Your Majesty and shall prepare the necessary instructions for Your Majesty's said Governor with all possible despatch.
Which is most humbly submitted