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ORDER OF HIS MAJESTY IN COUNCIL APPROVING DRAFT OF AN ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTION FOR JOHN CAMPBELL
AS GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN AND OVER THE ISLAND
C.O. 5. VOL. 32.
At the Court at St James's
the 16th of May 1783.
The Kings most Excellent Majesty in Council.
Whereas there was this Day read at the Board, a Report from the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for plantation Affairs, humbly offering to His Majesty for His Royal Approbation, a Draught of an Additional Instruction for John Campbell Esquire, Governor and Commander in Chief of the Island of Newfoundland, or to the Commander in Chief of the said Island for the Time being, directing the Conduct of the said Governor to be in all things conformable to the Provisional Articles agreed upon with the United States of America, and the preliminary Articles of Peace between His Majesty and the most Christian King; and for making Void such of the Governors General Instructions as are repugnant thereunto.
His Majesty taking the same into His Royal Consideration, is pleased, with the advice of His Privy Council, to Approve of the said Draught of Additional Instruction (which is hereunto annexed)* and to Order, as it is hereby Ordered, that the Right Honourable Lord North, One of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, do cause the same to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature.
Endorsed. Order in Council
16th May 1783.