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No. 139.

Newfoundland.

ORDER OF HIS MAJESTY IN COUNCIL APPROVING DRAFT OF AN ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTION FOR JOHN ELLIOT

AS GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN AND OVER THE ISLAND OF NEWFOUNDLAND.

C.O. 5.    VOL. 33.
At the Court at St James's,       
the 18th of June 1788.        
Present,
The King's most Excellent Majesty in Council.

    Whereas there was this Day read at the Board, a Representation from the Right Honorable the Lords of the Committee of Council appointed for the Consideration of all matters relating to Trade and Foreign Plantations dated the 17th of this Instant; humbly offering to His Majesty for his Royal Approbation, the Draught of an Additional Instruction to the Governor of Newfoundland, for preventing His Majestys Subjects employed in the Fishery at Newfoundland, from Interrupting the Subjects of France in carrying on the said Fishery, conformably to the Stipulations of the late treaty of Peace, within the Limits thereby Assigned to them for that purpose. His Majesty taking the same into Consideration, was pleased with the Advice of His privy Council, to Approve of the said Draught of Additional Instruction, and to Order That the Right Honorable Lord Sydney, One of His Majestys Principal Secretaries of State, do cause the said Draught of Instruction (which is hereunto annexed) to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature.

W. FAWKENER/    
O. signed.  
Endorsed.    Order in Council.
                    18th June 1788.

Approving the Drat of an Additional Instruction
           to the Governor of Newfoundland.

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