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Arthur Dobbs Esqr. Governor of North Carolina


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 Lieutenant Colonel Tryon to be Lieutenant 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 Colonel Tryon, who proposes to embark for North Carolina the latter End of this Summer.

I have transmitted to The First Lord Commissioner of His Majesty's Treasury a Copy of Your Letter of the 14th. of 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 &ca.

Dunk Halifax.

Brunswick, No. Carolina,
26th. Febry. 1765.
Govr. Dobbs.
Rx 10th. April.

12th May 1764
To Governor Dobbs.