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POWNALL TO COOPER,
SIGNIFYING LORD HILLSBOROUGH'S APPROVAL OF GOVERNOR PALLISER'S CONDUCT, ETC.
C.O. NEWFLD. 1786-1801. VOL. 1. ENTRY BOOK, p. 24.
Whitehall November 16, 1769
Having Communicated to the Earl of Hillsborough the inclosed Petition of Hugh Palliser Esqr late Governor of Newfoundland transmitted to me in your Letter of the 2d Ulto I am commanded by His Lordship to acquaint you for the Information of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury that the Case to which the said Petition referrs having been sometime ago under the Consideration of a Committee of Council at which. his Lordship was present, the Governor's intentions in the measures complain'd of by Messrs Bayne & Brymer, appeared in so favorable & honorable a light that it was the unanimous sense of the Committee to propose an accommodation & to recommend to the Treasury to pay whatever Damages should be agreed upon by the Parties & that Govr Palliser should be reimbursed all expences he has been at on this Account.
To this Testimony of Governor Palliser's merit Lord Hillsborough desires to add His opinion, that from the Spirit and Ability with which that Gentleman executed the important Trust committed to him, and the attention he at all times shewed to the spirit of his Instructions, he justly deserves their Lordships favor and countenance.
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