In my Letter to your Lordships of the 15th of Sep:ber I had the honour to acknowledge the receipt of His Majesty's Instructions for the establishing a temporary Line of Jurisdiction between this Province and No Carolina I have since by advice of Council agreed with Govr Dobbs that two Commissioners on the part of each Province shall be appointed and the line begun to be run the 1st day of March; In the mean time to quiet the Settlers I have issued a Proclamation containing the Substance of the King's Instruction and enjoining a forbearance from all sorts of violence and have procured Govr Dobb's consent that all process should mutually be stayed and no Warrants of survey issued by either of us I hope my Lords that this conduct of mine will be acceptable to your Lordships and that you will be pleased to recommend that the expence of running the Line be defrayed out of the quit rents and a Warrantn of the Council have advised me to make the application to your Lordships The whole expence will be within £300. Sterling. I have the honour to be
Recd Febry 1764
Read July 19th 1764.