Papers Laid Before the House of Lords

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The Earl of Dartmouth, (by his Majesty' s command,) laid before the House copies of all Letters, &c˙, received from America, relating to the Disturbances there with regard to the importation of Tea, together with a list thereof; which was read by the Clerk, as follows:

Massachusetts Bay.

No˙ 1. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 4th November, 1773, received 17th December, enclosing,

No˙ 2. Copy of a Letter to Thomas and Elisha Hutchinson, delivered at their house in Boston, 2d November, 1773.

No˙ 3. Copy of a printed Paper, posted up in the Town of Boston, on the 3d November, 1773.

No˙ 4. Copy of a Narrative.

No˙ 5. Copy of a Narrative.

No˙ 6. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Milton, near Boston, 6th November, 1773; received 25th December, enclosing,

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No˙ 7. Copy of a Letter from Mr˙ Richard Clarke and Company, and Benjamin Faneuil and Company, to John Hancock, Esquire, dated 4th November, 1773.

No˙ 8. Copy of a Vote of the Town Meeting at Boston, the 5th November, 1773.

No˙ 9. Copy of a Letter from Thomas Hutchinson, Junior, to John Hancock, Esquire; (no date.)

No˙ 10. Extract of a Letter from Governor Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 15th November, 1773; received 3d January, 1774.

No˙ 11. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 2d of December, 1773; received 27th January, 1774, enclosing,

No˙ 12. Copy of a Petition of Richard Clarke and Sons, Benjamin Faneuil, and Thomas and Elisha Hutchinson; and of the Proceedings of the Council thereupon.

No˙ 13. Extract from the Massachusetts Gazette, of the 26th November, 1773.

No˙ 14. Copy of a Paper printed at Boston, dated 1st December, 1773.

No˙ 15. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 15th December, 1773; received 2d February, 1774.

No˙ 16. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 17th December, 1773; received 27th January, 1774.

No˙17. Copy of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 20th December, 1773; received 14th February, 1774.

No˙ 18. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 24th December, 1773; received 14th February, 1774, enclosing,

No˙ 19. Extract of the Minutes of the Council of the Massachusetts Bay, on the 21st December, 1773.

No˙ 20. Extract of a Letter from Governour Hutchinson to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, 4th January, 1774; received 13th February.

New-York.

No˙ 21. Extract of a Letter from Major General Haldimand to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-York, 3d of November, 1773; received 10th December.

No˙ 22. Extract of a Letter from Major General Haldimand to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-York, 28th December, 1773; received 4th February, 1774.

No˙ 23. Extract of a Letter from Major General Haldimand to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-York, 5th January, 1774; received 5th February.

No˙ 24. Copy of a Paper referred to in Major General Haldimand' s Letter of the 5th January, 1774.

No˙ 25. Extract of a Letter from Major General Haldimand to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 2d February, 1774; received 2d March.

No˙ 26. Copy of a Letter from Governour Tryon to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-York, 3d November, 1773; received 10th December, enclosing,

No˙ 27. Copy of a printed Paper, intituled, "The Alarm, No˙1," dated New-York, 6th October, 1773.

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No˙ 28. Copy of a printed Paper, intituled, "The Alarm, No˙ 2." dated New-York, 9th of October, 1773.

No˙ 29. Extract from a printed Paper, intituled, "The Alarm," dated New-York, 19th October, 1773.

No˙ 30. Copy of a Letter from Governour Tryon to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-York, 1st December, 1773; received 10th January, 1774, enclosing,

No˙ 31. Memorial of the Agents of the East India Company, praying that the Tea shipped by the Company, may, on its arrival, be taken under the protection of Government.

No˙ 32. Minutes of Council relative to the Tea shipped by the East India Company.

No˙ 33. Copy of a Letter from Governour Tryon to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-York, 3d January, 1774; received 5th February, 1774.

No˙ 34. Copy of a Letter from Governour Tryon to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-York, 5th January, 1774; received 5th February, enclosing,

No˙ 35. Extract from the Minutes of the Council of New-York.

South Carolina.

No˙ 36. Extract of a Letter from Lieutenant Governour Bull to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 24th December, 1773; received 28th January, 1774.

New-Hampshire.

No˙ 37. Extract of a Letter from Governour Wentworth, to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated New-Hampshire, 17th December, 1773; received 2d March, 1774, enclosing,

No˙ 38. Notification of the Selectmen of the Town of Portsmouth.

No˙ 39. Resolves of Portsmouth, in New-Hampshire, respecting the Teas.

Admiralty.

No˙ 40. Copy of a Letter from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated the 20th January, 1774; received the 21st, enclosing,

No˙ 41. Copy of a Letter from Rear Admiral Montagu to Philip Stephens, Esqr˙, Secretary of the Admiralty, dated Boston, 8th December, 1773.

No˙ 42. Copy of a Letter from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 27th January, 1774; received the same day, enclosing,

No˙ 43. A copy of a Letter from Rear Admiral Montagu to Philip Stephens, Esqr˙, Secretary of the, Admiralty, dated Boston, 17th December, 1773.

War Office.

No˙ 44. Copy of a letter from Lord Viscount Barrington to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated War Office, 28th January, 1774; received 29th, enclosing,

No˙ 45. Copy of a Letter from the Honourable Alexander Leslie, Lieutenant Colonel of the Sixty-Fourth Regiment of Foot, to Lord Viscount Barfington, dated Castle William, December 6, 1773.

No˙ 46. Extract of a Letter from Ditto to Ditto, dated 17th December, 1773.

East India Company.

No˙ 47. Copy of a Note from the Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 20th December, 1773; received 21st, enclosing,

No˙ 48. Account of Tea exported by the East India Company to his Majesty' s Colonies in North America, with the quantities, and to whom consigned.

No˙ 49. Copy of a Note from the Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 23d December, 1773; received 25th, enclosing,

No˙ 50. Extract of a Letter dated Boston, 18th October, 1773.

No˙ 51. Extract of a Letter from New-York, dated 5th November, 1773.

No˙ 52. Extract of a Letter from New-York, dated 5th November, 1773.

No˙53. Copy of a Letter relative to advices received from Philadelphia and New-York, dated 21st December, 1773.

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No˙ 54. Copy of a Letter relative to advices received from Philadelphia, dated 21st December, 1773.

No˙ 55. Copy of a Letter relative to the exportation of Tea to Boston, dated 21st December, 1773.

No˙ 56. Copy of a Letter relative to the exportation of Tea to South Carolina.

No˙ 57. Copy of a Letter relative to the exportation of Tea to New-York.

No˙ 58. Copy of a Note from the Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 24th December, 1773; received 25th, enclosing,

No˙ 59. Extract of a Letter from Philadelphia, dated 5th October, 1773.

No˙ 60. Extract of two Letters from Philadelphia, dated October 5th and 30th, 1773.

No˙ 61. Copy of a Note from the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 10th January, 1774; received 15th, enclosing,

No˙ 62. Copy of a Letter from the East India Company' s Agents at New-York to the Court of Directors.

No˙ 63. Copy of the Memorial of Henry White and others, Merchants, to the Governour of New-York.

No˙ 64. Copy of a Letter from an Agent of the East India, Company to his Correspondents in London, dated Boston, 15th November, 1773.

No˙ 65. Copy of a Letter from an Agent of the East India Company to his Correspondent in London, dated Boston, November, 1773.

No˙ 66. Copy of a Letter from an Agent of the East India Company to the Chairman, dated Boston, 17th November, 1773.

No˙ 67. Copy of a Note from the Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 21st January, 1774; received 25th, enclosing,

No˙ 68. Copy of a Letter signed "Anglo Americanus," to the East India Company, dated Boston, 17th December, 1773.

No˙ 69. Copy of a Note from the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 26th January, 1774; received the same day.

No˙ 70. Copy of a Note from the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 26th January, 1774; received 27th, enclosing,

No˙ 71. Copy of a Letter to the Delaware Pilots and to Captain Ayres, dated Philadelphia, 27th November, 1773.

No˙ 72. Declaration of Messrs˙ James and Drinker, Agents for the East India Company, at Philadelphia.

No˙ 73. Postscript to the Pennsylvania Gazette, of 24th December, 1773.

No˙ 74. Copy of a Letter from Messrs˙ James and Drinker to the Directors of the East India Company, dated Philadelphia, 28th December, 1773.

No˙ 75. Copy of a Letter from Messrs˙ Thomas and Isaac Wharton, Jonathan Brown, and Gilbert Barkley, to the East India Company, dated Philadelphia, 28th December, 1773.

No˙ 76. Copy of a Note from the Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth; received 3d February, 1774.

No˙ 77. Copy of a Letter from Thomas and Elisha Hutchinson, Richard Clarke and Sons, and Benjamin Faneuil, to the Directors of the East India Company, dated 2d December, 1773.

No˙ 78. Copy of a Letter from Ditto to Ditto, dated 17th December, 1773.

No˙ 79. Copies of two Letters from Messrs˙ Smith, Leger, and Greenwood, to the Secretary of the East India Company, dated 4th and 18th December, 1773.

No˙ 80. Copy of a Note from the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 9th February, 1774, received 10th, enclosing,

No˙ 81. Copy of a Letter from Henry White, Abram Lott, and Company, and Pigou and Booth, to the Directors of the East India Company, dated New-York, 27th December, 1773.

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No˙ 82. Copy of a Letter from Henry White, and others, to Captain Benjamin Lockyer, of the Ship Nancy, dated New-York, 27th December, 1773.

No˙ 83. Copy of a Note from the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 15th February, 1774; received 16th, enclosing,

No˙ 84. Questions proposed by Francis Hatch, an owner, and James Hall, master, of the Ship Dartmouth, with the Answers of the Consignees.

No˙ 85. Questions proposed by James Bruce, master of the Ship Eleanor, with the Answers of the Consignees.

No˙ 86. Copy of a Letter from Mr˙ Rotch, owner of the Ship Dartmouth, to Richard Clarke and Sons, &,c˙, dated Boston, 6th January, 1774.

No˙ 87. Copy of a Letter from Richard Clarke and Sons, and Benjamin Faneuil, Jun˙, to the Directors of the East India Company, dated Castle William, January 7th, 1774.

No˙ 88. Copy of a Letter from Richard Clarke and Sons, and Benjamm Faneuil, Jun˙, to the East India Company, dated January 7th, 1774.

No˙ 89, Copy of a Letter from Mr˙ Mitchell, Secretary to the East India Company, to John Pownall, Esqr˙, dated 16th February, 1774; received 17th, enclosing,

No˙ 90. Copy of a Memorial of the East India Company to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated 16th February, 1774.

Treasury.

No˙ 91. Copy of a Letter from Grey Cooper, Esqr˙, Secretary of the Treasury, to John Pownall, Esqr˙, dated 7th March, 1774, enclosing,

No˙ 92. Copy of a Letter from Mr˙ Mather, acting as Secretary to the Commissioners of the Customs in America, dated 7th October, 1773, to John Robinson, Esqr˙, Secretary to the Lords of the Treasury; received 14th February, 1774.

No˙ 93. A copy of a Letter from the Commissioners of the Customs in America, to the Lords of the Treasury, dated Boston, 4th January, 1774; received 14th February, 1774, enclosing,

No˙ 94. Copy of a Letter from the Collectors and Comptroller of the Customs at Boston, to the Commissioners of the Customs there, dated 17th December, 1773.

No˙ 95, Copy of a Letter from Ditto to Ditto, dated 23d December, 1773.

No˙ 96. Copy of a Letter from Ditto to Ditto, dated 31st December, 1773.

No˙ 97. Copy of a Protest of James Bruce, James Bruce, Jun˙, and John Finney.

No˙ 98. Do˙ of Hezekiah Coffin and others.

No˙ 99. Do˙ of Francis Rotch and others.

No˙ 100. Depositions of Samuel Hunt and others.

No˙ 101. Do˙ of Thomas Rick and others.

No˙ 102. Do˙ of William Elliot and others.

No˙ 103. Do˙ of Alexander Hodgson.

No˙ 104. Do˙ of James Bruce and others.

No˙ 105. Report of Arthur Savage.

No˙ 106. Do˙ of Robert Parker.

No˙ 107. Memorial of Francis Rotch.

No˙ 108. Do˙ of James Bruce.

No˙ 109. Do˙ of Kezekiah Coffin.

Ordered, That the said Papers do lie on the table.