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ORDER OF HIS MAJESTY IN COUNCIL APPROVING DRAFTS OF A COMMISSION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR SIR RICHARD KING
AS GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN AND OVER THE ISLAND OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
P.C. 2. VOL. 137, pp. 117-118.
Extracted from the Minutes of Council of 22 June 1792.
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Whereas there was this Day read at the Board, a Letter from the Right Honourable Henry Dundas, One of His Majesty's Principal Secretarys of State to the Lord President of the Council transmitting the Draught of a Commission appointing Rear Admiral Sir Richard King to be Governor and Commander in Chief of the Island of Newfoundland, and Islands of Madelaine in the Gulph of Saint Lawrence, And also the Draught of Instructions for the said Governor. His Majesty having taken the said Draught of Commission and Instructions into Consideration was pleased, with the Advice of His Privy Council to approve thereof, and His Majesty doth hereby Order, that the Right Honble Henry Dundas, One of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, do cause a Warrant to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature for passing a Commission agreeable to the said Draught (which is hereunto annexed) under the Great Seal of Great Britain; And that he do likewise Cause the said Draught of Instructions (which are also hereunto annexed) to be prepared for His Majestys Royal Signature.
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