Governor Robert Lowther to John Chamberlayne (Secretary)

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Governor Robert Lowther to John Chamberlayne (Secretary)

Description

Governor Robert Lowther states that he has received the 'exemplification' of the society's charter and will deliver to their attorneys.

Date

17 March 1710/11

Identifier

Lambeth SPG 17 252

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Gov[ernour] Lowther. Portsmouth

17 March 1710/11

 

To
John Chamberlayne
Esqr at his House in
Petty France
            London

Portsmouth Mar 17: 1710/11

Sr
        This serves to Acquaint you that I have received the Exemplification of the Society’s Charter; & shall take care to deliver it to the Society’s Attorneys.
        As to the Conversion of the Negroes I am afraid it will be a work of great difficulty, in regard the Planters have not shewn that good disposition to promote it, as might be expected from those that profess Christianity: it is impossible to say anything to the purpose upon this [h]ead till I have discours’d with som of the chief & best Inhabitants of the Island,

I am
Sr
you most humble
Servant
Rob: Lowther.

Transcription and MS

Gov[ernour] Lowther. Portsmouth

17 March 1710/11

 

To
John Chamberlayne
Esqr at his House in
Petty France
            London

Portsmouth Mar 17: 1710/11

Sr
        This serves to Acquaint you that I have received the Exemplification of the Society’s Charter; & shall take care to deliver it to the Society’s Attorneys.
        As to the Conversion of the Negroes I am afraid it will be a work of great difficulty, in regard the Planters have not shewn that good disposition to promote it, as might be expected from those that profess Christianity: it is impossible to say anything to the purpose upon this [h]ead till I have discours’d with som of the chief & best Inhabitants of the Island,

I am
Sr
you most humble
Servant
Rob: Lowther.

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Citation

“Governor Robert Lowther to John Chamberlayne (Secretary),” USPG Online Exhibition , accessed October 19, 2021, http://emlo-portal.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/exhibition/uspg/items/show/69.

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