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Letter from George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of Halifax to Arthur Dobbs
Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
May 12, 1764
Volume 06, Page 1045

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[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind. Vol. 214.]
Secretary Lord Halifax to Governor Dobbs

12 May 1764

Sir,

His Majesty having been graciously pleased in compliance with your request to consent to your returning to England for the recovery of your health and to appoint Lieut. Col. Tryon to be Lieut Governor of North Carolina to administer government during your absence from that Province You may therefore be preparing for your departure on the arrival of Col. Tryon who proposes to embark for North Carolina the latter end of this summer.

I have transmitted to the First Lord Commissioner of His Maj. Treasury a copy of your letter of the 14th January last relative to the expediency of establishing some Custom House Officers at Occacoc Bay and to the improvement of Trade and His Majesty's Revenue

I am &c.
DUNK HALIFAX.