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Authorization of payment from Massachusetts Governor Francis Bernard to Andrew Oliver, 10 December 1766

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Province of the Massachusetts=Bay,
BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR,

YOU are by and with the Advice and Consent of His
Majesty's Council, ordered and directed to pay unto
the Honble. Andrew Olver Esqr. the Sum of one hundred
and seventy two pounds four shillings, granted by
an Act of the General Court in their late Session
in full Compensation for his Losses & sufferings in
the late Times of Confusion

Which Sum is to be out of the Appropriation for
Grants --

For which this shall be your Warrant.

Given under my Hand at Boston, the 10th -- Day of Decmr -- 1766, in the 7th Year of His Majesty's Reign.

To Mr. Treasurer Gray

Fra Bernard

By Order of the Governor, with the
Advice and Consent of the Council,

Jno: Cotton
D: Surg

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And Oliver

[Endorsement]

Appn for Grants
Hon. Andw. Oliver
Esqr 172.4