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Thursday, December 8, 1774


THURSDAY, December 8, 1774.

Mr˙ Speaker reported to the House, that the House attended his Majesty yesterday, with their Address, to which his Majesty was pleased to give this most gracious answer:

GENTLEMEN: I return you my particular thanks for this very loyal and dutiful Address. I receive with the highest satisfaction and approbation, your assurances of assistance and support, in maintaining the supreme authority of the Legislature over all the Dominions of my Crown. It shall be my care to justify, by my conduct, the confidence you so affectionately express, and to show that I have no interests separate from my people.