Son, September, 1763.
Letter CCCLXXII. and the Earl of Hillsborough, like Shelburne an Irish as well as an English Peer, was placed at the head of the Board of Trade.
One and the same spirit was at work on each side of the Atlantic.
From Boston Bernard urged anew the establishment of a sufficient and independent civil list—out of which enlarged salaries were to be paid to the crown officers.
And while he acknowledged that the compact between the king and the people was in no colony better ling to look up to the king for honor and authority.
A permanent civil list, independent of colonial appropriations, an aristocratic middle legislative power, and a Court of Chancery—these were the subjects of the very earnest recommendation of Bernard to the British government.
Answer of Francis Bernard, 1763. Esq., Governor of Massachusetts 423.
Bay, to the queries proposed by the Lords Commissioners for Trade and State, Plantations; dated 5 September, King's Library, Mss. CCV.