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12 May 1780

George Germain (Whitehall)

Lords of Trade

A letter to the Board respecting some alterations in the instructions to Richard Edwards, Governor of Newfoundland


12 May 1779

George Germain (Whitehall)

Governor Edwards

[Enclosed with above] A letter transmitting a list of instructions for Richard Edwards in his new position as Governor of Newfoundland; with further directions.



Gov. Richard Edwards


Edwards answers to the several articles of His Majesty's instructions for the year 1779.


2 Oct. 1779

Richard Edwards (St. John's) also signed by A. Graham

All concerned

A proclamation from Richards respecting fish, oil, etc. in Newfoundland.


Rec'd & read 30-31 Aug. 1780

Major Griffith Williams, Royal Artillery

Frederick, Earl of Carlisle and the other Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations

A memorial of Major Williams stating his losses etc., and praying the confirmation of grants of land made to him and his wife.


15 March 1781

W. Knox (Whitehall)

Mr. Elliot

A short letter begging Mr. Elliot to remind the Board of Trade of the additional instructions for Governor Edwards that should be given to him soon as he is leaving for Newfoundland shortly.


9 April 1782

Earl of Shelburne

Board of Trade

A short letter notifying the appointment of Vice Admiral Campbell as Governor of Newfoundland & signifying the King's command that a draft of commission and instructions be prepared.

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