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In Their Own Words

March 26, 1736

Parliament Appropriation Recorded in Diary

The Earl of Egmont recorded in his diary the vote by the House of Commons to appropriate £10,000 for the support of Georgia:

“This morning I … went to the House [of Commons], where on Lord Baltimore’s motion, £10,000 was given the Georgia Trustees for the further support of the Colony. There were some noes to it, but nobody spoke against it… .”

Source: U.K. Historical Manuscripts Commission, Diary of the First Earl of Egmont (London: His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1923), Vol. II, p. 250.