Provincial and State Papers Volume 7

Provincial and State Papers Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...you will afford all the facility In your Power to every measure that may be conducive to the Publick good, and that you will make the Happiness and Prosperity of this Government the object of your warmest wishes and constant Pursuit: Your Excellency may be assurI that we in our Department will consult and steadily pursue such measures as we may Judge will be most likely to Promote p. 228.1 the Prosperity of this Province. We desire the Treasurer's accw may be laid before us as soon as may be which we will immediately Proceed to inspect. It is with the most anxious concern we view the unhappy controversy between Great Britain and her Colonies Rapidly advancing to the most serious issue, --a matter of such momentous Interesting nature cannot fail of Engageing our most serious attention, while it fills us with the Deepest Solicitude and Distress. We most ardently wish it in our power to Effect by any measures we could take the Restoration of Publick tranquillity and the Reestablishment of the much desired Reconciliation with our Mother Country upon a just, solid & Permanent Basis; that the blessings of the Brittish Constitution might thereby be Diffused and Engaged thro' every part of this wide and Extended Empire. But we are apprehensive the settlement of the present Distressing Difficulties is an object of such magnitude and a matter of such general concernment to all the Colonies as far exceeds our circumscribed power and Influence. As a variety of methods have been proposed and measures pursued in order to effect this Desirable end, all of which have hitherto proved ineffectual, we are entirely at a loss to know what measures we can take that may afford a prospect of success. Was it in our Power to settle this most unnatural, unfortunate...show more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 662g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236498836
  • 9781236498830