g the colonies into order,
Knox, agent of Georgia.
In Extra-official State Papers, II. 29. and ready to give his support to the highest system of authority of Great Britain over America.
Being at the head of the Treasury, he was, in a special manner, responsible for every measure connected with the finances; and though he was himself a feeble man of business, yet his defects were in a measure supplied by Jenkinson, his able, indefatigable and confidential private secretary.—There was Mansfield,
Lord Campbell's Lives of the Chief Justices, II. 459-460. the illustrious jurist, who had boasted pub-
chap. V.} 1763. Feb. licly of his early determination never to engage in public life, but upon whig principles;
Murray's speech in his own defence before the Lords of the Privy Council in 1753. and, in conformity to them, had asserted that an act of parliament in Great Britain could alone prescribe rules for the reduction of refractory colonial assemblies.
Opinion of Sir Dudley