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bie, Loudoun, Gage, and so many more of his profession, to look upon taxation of the colonies by the metropolis as the exercise of a necessary duty. In Georgia, Ellis, the able governor, who had great influence in the public offices, was studying how the colonies could be administered by the central authority. In South Carolinaatified in council; nor could Indian usage give effect to its conditions. Hostages are unknown in the forest, where prisoners are slaves. No one was deceived. Ellis, Governor of Georgia, to the Lords of Trade, 15 Feb. 1760. Lyttleton, in fact, had only with profligate falsehood violated the word he had plighted, and retained it help the people's fears. And afterwards, in his place in the House of Commons, he acted as one who thought the Americans factious in peace and feeble in war. Ellis, the governor of Georgia, wiser than Lyttleton, had been less peremptory with the Creeks, and had been able to secure their good will. Elis to Lords of Trade, 2
l supplies were asked, to litigate any point with the factious assemblies; but upon an approaching peace, it would be proper to insist on the king's prerogative. Lord Halifax, said Seeker of that nobleman, about the time of his forfeiting an advantageous marriage by a licentious connection with an chap. XVI.} 1760. opera girl, Lord Halifax is earnest for bishops in America, and he hoped for success in that great point, when it should please God to bless them with a peace. The opinions of Ellis, the governor of Georgia, who had represented the want of a small military force to keep the Assembly from encroachments; of Lyttleton, who, from South Carolina, had sent word that the root of all the difficulties of the king's servants lay in having no standing revenue, were kept in mind. It has been hinted to me, said the secretary of Maryland, that, at the peace, acts of parliament will be moved for amendment of government and a standing force in America, and that the colonies, for whose