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Tuesday, December 6, 1774


TUESDAY, December 6, 1774.

The Lord Chancellor reported, that the House did, on Thursday last, present their Address to his Majesty, to which his Majesty was pleased to return the following most gracious Answer:

My Lords:

I thank you for your affectionate assurances of duty and loyalty.

The zeal you express for the support of the supreme authority of the Legislature, which I shall constantly maintain, is very agreeable to me; and your resolution to proceed with temper and unanimity in your deliberations, gives me greater satisfaction, as it corresponds with the hearty concern I shall ever have for the true interests of all my people.

Ordered, That the said Address, together with his Majesty' s most gracious Answer thereto, be forthwith printed and published.