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ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTION PASSED UNDER THE ROYAL SIGN MANUAL AND SIGNET FOR RICHARD EDWARDS
AS GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN AND OVER THE ISLAND
C.O. 195. VOL. 10.
Additional Instruction to our Trusty and welbeloved Richard
Edwards Esquire Our Governor and Commander in Chief
in and over Our Island of Newfoundland in America or to
the Commander in Chief of the said Island for the time
Whereas by an Act of Parliament passed in the fifteenth year of Our Reign Intituled "An Act for the encouragement of the Fisheries carried on from Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions in Europe and for securing the return of the Fishermen, Sailors, and others employed in the said Fisheries to the Ports thereof at the end of the fishing Season"; certain Regulations were made with respect to the wages of Seamen and Fishermen employed in taking and making Fish and Oil at Newfoundland. It is Our Will and Pleasure and We do hereby direct and require You to cause the said Act to be strictly attended to and observed as well as the Act passed in the Eighteenth Year of Our Reign, Intituled "An Act to permit the Exportation of certain Goods directly from Ireland into any British Plantation in America or any British Settlement on the Coast of Africa; and for further encouraging the Fisheries & navigation of Ireland"; and two several Acts passed in the nineteenth Year of Our Reign for the further purpose of extending the Trade of Ireland to our Colonies and Plantations in America, Intituled "An Act to repeal certain Acts made in Great Britain which restrain the Trade and Commerce of Ireland with foreign Parts" and an Act intituled "An Act for allowing the Trade between Ireland and the British Colonies in America and the West Indies and the British Settlements on the Coast of Africa, to be carried on in like manner as it is now carried on between Great Britain and the said Colonies and Settlements."