SECRETARY OF HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY TO RIGHT HONOURABLE WM. PITT, 1st JUNE, 1761.
HUDSON BAY COMPANY'S RECORDS.
The Governor and Committee of the Hudsons Bay Company apprehensive least your Indisposition should deprive them of an opportunity of Conferring with you in due time on the Subject matter of the said Companys Claim on the French Nation, and desirous of acquitting themselves to the satisfaction of the rest of their proprietors. Have signed a Petition and Directed me to enclose the same addressed to you, with their request that you will do them the Favour, to cause the same to be delivered to his Majesty.
I am most respectfully, Sir,
Your most Obedt Humble Servt.
C. H., Secretary.
Hudsons Bay House, 1 June 1761.
To the Right Honble Wm. Pitt,
One of his Majestys Principal Secretaries of State.
Delivered at Mr. Pitt's House the same day by R. C. Lowes.