THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 457.
From Monsieur le Comte Dillon, Governor of Tobago,
to the Marshal, le Due de Castries. 1786.
Source:-Paris. Archives Nationales.
State Papers Colonial. C 10. E 3.
Published by the courtesy of the Minister
of the Colonies. Paris.
Translated from the French.
12th October 1786.
Count Dillon has received the Arret du Conseil
d'Etat, dated 29th July 1786 made by His Majesty, the
King, relating to the Debts owed by the Planters of
Tobago to Creditors in Europe.
He has consulted with the Ordonnateur, Monsieur
Roume de St Laurent, and they now recommend the fol-
lowing appointments to the Court of Chancery which is
to decide upon the titles, contracts and rates of int-
For Procureur General; Monsieur de la Grange
Chancel, an Avocat of Guadeloupe.
For First Commissioner; Monsieur Dangleberme,
a Judge of Martinique.
For Second Commissioner;. Monsieur Roussin, an
Avocat of Martinique.
For Third Commissioner;
an Avocat of Martinique.
They recommend as salary for each of these four
appointments, the sum of 6,000 livres in the local cur-
rency of Tobago.
Roume de St Laurent.