were resolved to maintain themselves therein.
To restore order,
1710 Edward Hyde was despatched to govern the province;
1711. but he was to receive his commission as deputy from Tynte, the governor of the southern division; and, as
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But North Carolina remained as before; its burgesses, obeying the popular judgment, refused to make provision for
1711 to 1712. defending any part of their country, unless they could introduce into the government the persons most obnoxious fy was their humor.
Hence the reports forwarded to England were often contradictory.
This government, wrote Spotswood, in 1711, is in perfect peace and tranquillity, under a due obedience to the royal authority, and a gentlemanly conformity to the ey dislike; and the house, remaining inflexible was dissolved.
The desire to conquer Canada prevailed, in the summer of 1711, to obtain a specific grant of bills of credit for £ 10,000; but no concession was made in regard to the ordinary expenses