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ORDER OF HIS MAJESTY IN COUNCIL APPROVING DRAFTS
OF A COMMISSION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR VICE-ADMIRAL FRANCIS PICKMORE
AS GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN AND OVER THE ISLAND OF NEWFOUNDLAND, THE COAST OF LABRADOR, ETC.
Extracts from the Minutes of Council 6th May, 1816.
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Whereas there was this day read at the Board, a Letter from the Right Commission Honourable Earl Bathurst, one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State to the Lord President of the Council, transmitting the Draughts of a Commission and Instructions for Vice Admiral Francis Pickmore Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Island of Newfoundland and its Dependencies in America; His Royal Highness the Prince Regent having taken the same into consideration, was pleased, in the Name and on the behalf of His Majesty and by and with the Advice of His Majesty's Privy Council to approve of the said Draughts of Commission and Instructions, and to Order, as it is hereby Ordered, That the Right Honourable Earl Bathurst, One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, do Cause a Warrant to be prepared, for His Royal Highness's Signature for passing a Commission conformably to the said Draught (which is hereunto Annexed) under the Great Seal of Great Britain, and also to cause the said Instructions to be prepared (which are hereunto also Annexed) for His Royal Highness's Signature.——
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