rth of Massachusetts and west of Connecticut river.
Board of Trade to Lieut.-Gov. Colden, 13 July, 1764.
Order in Council, 20 July, 1764. Lieut.-Gov. Colden to BLieut.-Gov. Colden to Board of Trade, Sept. 26, 1763. The
chap. X.} 1764. Sept. decision was declaratory of the boundary; and it was therefore held by the royalists that the grants made unuded and led astray with popular amusements of liberty and privileges.
Lieut.-Gov. Colden to the Board of Trade, 20 Sept. 1764. On coming together in September, thuld not suffer the same to be done.” In the midst of the strife about taxation, Colden planned the prostration of the influence of the lawyers, and great landholders,o the king.
The judges refused to admit of such appeals.
I stand singly, said Colden, in support of the king's prerogative.
All that the owners of the great patentegislature of Massachusetts, by its votes in Juneof New-York, by its address to Colden, in September, had been guilty of the most indecent disrespect to the legislatu