Colonial Office. 195/9.
REPORT OF THE LORDS OF TRADE TO THE KING
22nd 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 William Pitt one of Your Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State in his letter dated the 16th instant we have prepared a draft of instructions for THOMAS GREAVES Esquire whom Your Majesty has been pleased to appoint Governor of the Island of Newfoundland in the room of JAMES WEBB Esquire deceased which being exactly the same as the instructions lately approved and given by Your Majesty to the said James Webb, we humbly beg leave herewith to lay them before Your Majesty
Which is most humbly submitted