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Contents


56. Secretary George Clarke, Jr.:
  One Thousand Pounds for a Governorship, 1740
161
57. Governor George Clinton:
  A Governor's Perquisites, 1743-1746
162
58. Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations:
  Recommendation for the Removal of a Governor, 1762
165
59. Late Governor Thomas Pownall:
  The Governor of Dispute over Salaries 1764
166
60. Secretary the Earl of Dartmouth:
  A Reprimand to a Colonial Governor, 1772
169

CHAPTER IX — COLONIAL ASSEMBLIES
61. Charles Pettit:
  A Colonial Election, 1764
171
62. General Assembly of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations:
  Proceedings of a Colonial Legislature, 1723
173
63. Governor Gabriel Johnston:
  The Dissolution of an Assembly, 1737
174
64. Secretary Charles Read:
  Minutes of a Colonial Council, 1752
175
65. Governor Lewis Morris:
  A Determined Veto Message, 1742
179
66. Late Governor Thomas Pownall:
  How to Avoid a Governor's Veto, 1764
182
67. Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations:
  Disallowance of a Colonial Bill, 1770
183
68. Agent Benjamin Franklin:
  Disputes over the Agency, 1771
184

CHAPTER X — COLONIAL COURTS
69. "A Swiss Gentleman":
  How Juries were Summoned, 1710
188
70. Lieutenant-Governor Robert Dinwiddie:
  Charge to a Grand Jury, 1753
189
71. Clerk of the Court of Perquimans:
  Records of a Precinct Court, 1694
191
72. John Peter Zenger:
  A Prosecution for Criticising Government, 1734
192
73. Edward Southwell:
  An Appeal Case in the Privy Council, 1728
200
74. Late Governor Thomas Pownall:
  Defects of Colonial Judicature, 1764
202