THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 331.
The Secretary of State to the Governor-General of Grenada.
Source :-Public Record Office. State Papers Colonial.
Published by the courtesy of the Master qf the Rolls and the
Deputy Keeper of the Public Records.
August Ioth, 1764.
I herewith enclose to you by the King's Command, the
copy of a memorial delivered to me by His Excellency the
Spanish Ambassador complaining by order of His Court, of
irruptions and violence committed on the Island of Trinidad
by the crews of two English vessels from Tobago in
I am to signify to you His Majesty's pleasure that you,
upon your arrival in your Government, exert your endeavours
to discover the authors and punish them as far as the law will
permit and that you transmit to me as soon as possible an
account of your enquiries and of your proceedings thereon
that I may be enabled to return an answer to the said
I have the honour to be, Sir,
Your most obedient and most humble servant,
ROBERT MELVILL, Esq.,
Governor-General of Grenada.