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     It having been agreed by the late Convention between His Majesty and the Catholic King, that the buildings and tracts of Land, situated on the North West Coast of the Continent of North America, or on Islands adjacent to that Continent, of which the Subjects of His Britannick Majesty were dispossessed about the Month of April 1789 by a Spanish Officer, shall be restored to the said British Subjects, the Court of Spain have agreed to send Orders for that purpose to their Officers in that part of the World, but as the particular specification of the parts to be restored may still require some farther time, The King's Orders for this purpose must be sent out to the Sandwich Islands, by a Vessel which may carry out a farther Store of Provisions for the Discovery and Chatham, and should sail from this Country in time to reach the Sandwich Islands in the course of the ensuing Winter.  If in consequence of the Arrangement to be made with the Court of Spain, it should hereafter be determined that the Discovery should proceed in the first instance to Nootka, or elsewhere, in order

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