Royal Instructions to the Governors of the Colonies Forbidding Alteration in Representation, 24 July 1767

Royal Instructions to the Governors of the Colonies Forbidding Alteration in Representation, 24 July 1767

  • Instructions to all governors of British colonies in the New World:
    • Many laws have been passed in various colonies where districts have been authorized to send representatives to the local assemblies.
    • The King requires that the proportions & numbers of representatives in these colonies not be allowed to change by acts of law in the colonies.
    • Nothing is to be changed about representation without specific royal consent.

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