63 | To Lord Sandys

    Boston Augst. 17. 1761

    My Lord

    I have just received the orders of your Lordship & the othe[r] Commissioners for trade &c. requiring my Answers to the Queries therewith enclosed.309 I shall use due diligence to answer the same as fully & expeditiously as the importance of the Subject will admit. In the mean time I beg leave to congratulate your Lordship upon your being placed at the head of the board of trade, & to Assure your Lordship that I shall always think myself honored by your favorable acceptance of my Service. I am, with great respect,

    My Lord, your Lordships &c &c

    The Rt. Honble the Lord Sandys

    L, LbC BP, 2: 1.