Papers Called for in the Address of Yesterday, Sent by the King' s Command, Referred to the Committee Appointed on the 30th of March

His Majesty' s Message

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FRIDAY, April 15, 1774.

The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Lords with White Staves had (according to order) waited on his Majesty with their Lordships' Address of yesterday; and that his Majesty was pleased to say ‘he would give directions accordingly.’"

Papers Laid Before the House

The Earl of Dartmouth, (by his Majesty' s command,) laid before the House, the several Papers in their Lordships' Address of yesterday, relating to the Disturbances in America, together with a list thereof; which was read by the Clerk, as follows:

No˙ 1. Extract of a Letter from Governour Bernard to the Lords of Trade, dated Boston, 7th July, 1766.

No˙ 2. Extract of a Letter from Governour Bernard to the Earl of Shelburne, dated Boston, 7th February, 1767, with enclosures.

No˙ 3. Extract of a Letter from Governour Bernard to the Earl of Shelburne, dated Boston, 21st February, 1767.

No˙ 4. Extract of a Letter from Governour Bernard to the Earl of Shelburne, dated Boston, 21st March, 1768.

No˙ 5. Extract of a Letter from Governour Bernard to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, 30th of May, 1768.

No˙ 6. Answer of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay, to the Governour' s Message, the 30th June, 1768.

No˙ 7. Printed account of the Associations at Boston, and the Proceedings in consequence thereof.

No˙ 8. Extract of a Letter from Sir Francis Bernard, Baronet, to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, the 1st of June, 1769.

No˙ 9. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, 11th July, 1769, with an enclosure.

No˙ 10. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, 27th March, 1770, with an enclosure.

No˙ 11. Extracts of Letters from Governour Hutchinson

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to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, 27th April, and 21st May, 1770.

No˙ 12. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson, to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, 6th July, 1771; with a copy of his Message to the House of Representatives, and of the Answer of the said House.

No˙ 13. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, 28th November, 1771, with enclosures.

No˙ 14. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Hillsborough, dated Boston, 29th May, 1772, with an enclosure.

No˙ 15. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 23d October, 1772.

No˙ 16. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 30th October, 1772 with enclosures.

No˙ 17. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 3d November, 1772.

No˙ 18. Printed copy of the Votes and Proceedings of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Town of Boston.

No˙ 19. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 22d February, 1773.

No˙ 20. Printed copy of the Speeches of Governour Hutchinson to the General Assembly of the Massachusetts Bay, with the Answers of the Council and House of Representatives.

No˙ 21. Copy of Petition and Remonstrance from the House of Representatives of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, 14th July, 1772.

No˙ 22. Copy of Petition to the King from the House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay, dated 6th March, 1773.

No˙ 23. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 14th February, 1774; received 5th April, enclosing,

No˙ 24. Copy of Governour Hutchinson' s Speech to the Council and House of Representatives, and their Answer.

No˙ 25. Copy of Requisition from the House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay, to the Judges of the Superiour Court.

No˙ 26. Copy of a Remonstrance of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay, against the Chief Justice.

No˙ 27. Copy of Vote of the Council and House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay, for adjourning the Superiour Court; not consented to by the Governour.

No˙ 28. Copy of Governour Hutchison' s Answer to the Remonstrance of the House of Representatives against the Chief Justice.

Ordered, That the said Papers be referred to the Committee appointed to inquire into the several proceedings in the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, in opposition to the sovereignty of his Majesty in his Parliament of Great Britain over that Province; and also what has passed in this House relative thereto, from the 1st of January, 1764.