Thos. Hutchinson, jr., to Thos. Hutchinson, July, 1766. whom Conway had been duped into believing a friend to colonial liberty.
Reviving against Sand to supersede the other.
The lead in the House of Commons was assigned to Conway, as one of the Secretaries of State; the care of America to the Earl of Shelbur Taken as a whole, the Cabinet—of which the Members were Pitt, Camden, Grafton, Conway, Shelburne, and the now inactive Northington—was the most liberal that had beenavendish set the example of refusing to serve under Grafton; but he insisted to Conway that acts of civility would satisfy the heads of his party.
At this suggestionII. 356.
Albemarle's Rockingham, II. 4.
Rockingham to Pitt, and Rockingham to Conway. when the young chief of the great whig families, refusing to receive him, turnnd wanted fidelity; Grafton, on whom he leaned, was indolent and easily misled; Conway, one of his Secretaries of State, always vacillated; Shelburne, his firm, able,