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No. 165.

Newfoundland.

ORDER OF HIS MAJESTY IN COUNCIL APPROVING DRAFTS OF A COMMISSION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR SIR JOHN THOMAS DUCKWORTH

AS GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN AND OVER THE ISLAND OF NEWFOUNDLAND, THE COAST OF LABRADOR, ETC.

COL. COR. NEWFOUNDLD, VOL. 26.
At the Court at the Queen's Palace    
the 2nd of May 1810.           
Present
The Kings Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

    Whereas there was this Day read at the Board a Letter from the Right Honourable the Earl of Liverpool, One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, to the Lord President of the Council, transmitting the Draught of a Commission and Instructions for Vice Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth K.B. Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Island of Newfoundland, and its Dependencies, in America; His Majesty having taken the same into Consideration, was pleased, with the Advice of His Privy Council, to approve of the said Draught of Commission, and Instructions, and to Order, as it is hereby Ordered, That the Right Honourable the Earl of Liverpool, One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, do Cause a Warrant to be prepared, for passing/a Commission conformably to the said Draught (which is hereunto annexed) under the Great Seal of Great Britain; and that his Lordship, do likewise cause the said Instructions (which are hereunto also annexed) to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature.
W. FAWKENER.    
    Endorsed:
        Order in Council,
            2 May 1810.

        Approving of Sir John
            Duckworth's Comn &
            Instructions
                Newfoundland

                    No. 25.

[1927lab]


 

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