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[1 April, 1766.]

To take a Squadron under his command & employ them for the protection of the Newfoundland fishy this Yre agreeable to the Instructions he reced last Yre & to such others as he may receive.


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No. 101.

Newfoundland.
ADMIRALTY INSTRUCTIONS TO HUGH PALLISER,
AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS ON THE NEWFOUNDLAND STATION.

ADM. SEC. OUT LETTERS. VOL. 93, p. 182.
          By &c.
    Whereas His Majesty's Ships, Sloops, and Vessels named on the other side hereof are intended to be employed for the Convoy and protection of the Newfoundland Fishery this year; You are hereby required and directed to take them under your command, their Commanders being directed to obey your Orders; hoisting a Broad Pendant on board such of them as you shall think fit, And you are to employ them, as you shall judge best for the Service, conformable to the Orders and Instructions which you received last year and to such farther Instructions as you may receive from this Board before you leave for England.
    And whereas it is intended that the Grenville Schooner, now refitting at Deptford, shall be continued on the service of surveying the Coasts of the Island of Newfoundland, you are to take her under your command also, and employ her, in such manner as you shall find best on the said Service; Mr Cooke her Master being directed to obey your Orders. Given &c. 1st April 1766.
CHAS SAUNDERS   
A. KEPPEL               
J. YORKE.                
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        To
    Hugh Palliser Esqr
Commander in Chief of His Majs Ships &
Vessels employed and to be employed
at & about the Islands of Newfoundland,
Madelaine, Aticosti, &ca.

                          By &c. P.S.
        SHIPS NAMES.          COMMANDERS.            AT WHAT PLACES.

          Guernsey        Capt John Gell               
          Pearl                —   Chas Saxton
          Gilbraltar          —   Rd Brathwaite



Portsmouth.






Slo:     Merlin             —   Jno Hamilton          
Cutter Wells             Lieut James Lawson


On their way to
       Portsmouth.




           Niger             Capt Sr Thos Adams      
Frigt:   Favorite           —   Wm Hamilton


Plymouth.




Slo:     Zephyr            —   Corthwe Ommanney

On her way to Plymo




           Spy                 —   Thos Allwright        
Schor  Hope              Lieut Wm Stanford


Newfoundland.



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