THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 448.
A Letter from the Committee of Proprietors in London
to the Planters in Tobago. 1785.
Source:-Paris. Archives Nationales.
State Papers Colonial. C 10. E 2.
Published by the courtesy of the Minister
of the Colonies. Paris.
15th July 1785.
The Secretary of the Committee warns the Planters
that the Regent, the Marshal le Duc de Castries, holds
a very unfavourable opinion of them and their proceed-
ings; though at the same time it is clear that the Reg-
ent gives no credence to the allegations and suggest-
ions that the Planters are engaged in contraband com-
The Regent has received and accepted proofs of
the misdoings of Monsieur Mongiraud, the Ordonnateur
of Tobago, and the Planters may expect to find him re-
moved from office and to see him no more.
On behalf of the Committee.