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navigation; and on the very day on which the bill for a regular plantation revenue was reported to the house, he was put on a committee to carry his counsel into effect. March had not ended when a bill was brought in, Journals of the House of Commons, XXIX. 609. Statutes at large, VII. 443. 3 George III. chap. XXII. Lieut. Governor Hutchinson's private letter to R. Jackson, 17 Sept. departments of public offices, and to 1763. Admiral Colville to Lieut.; Gov. Colden, 14 Oct. 1763; also Egremont's Circular of 9 July, 1763. giving authority to employ the ships, seamen and officers of the navy as custom-house officers and informers. The measure was Grenville's own, and it was rapidly carried through; so that in three short weeks it became lawful, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to Cape Florida, for each commander of an armed vessel to stop and examine, and, in case of suspicion, to seize every merchant ship approaching the colonies; while avarice was stimulated by hope of large e
ons were insulting, uncivil, and impertinent. Instead of hastily resigning, Geo. Grenville to Egremont, 4 August, 1763, in Grenville Papers, II. 83, 84. Egremont was ready to concert with Grenville how to maintain themselves in office in spite of the king's wishes, by employing absolute necessity and fear. Egremont to Grenville, 6 Aug. 1763, in Grenville Papers, II. 88. It is not strange that the discerning king wished to be rid of Egremont. To that end Shelburne, who was opposed to Egremont's schemes of colonial government, was commissioned to propose a coalition between Pitt and Temple Calcraft to Lord Temple, 10 August, and Temple to Calcraft, 12 August, 1763, in the Grenville Papers, II. 90, 91. on the one side, and the Duke chap. VIII.} 1763. Aug. of Bedford Geo. Grenville's Diary, in Grenrille Papers, II. 204. on the other. The anger of Bedford towards Bute, for having Aug. communicated to the French minister the instructions given him during his embassy, had r