The Knighthood of Governor Jonathan Belcher


By Capt. HOMANS from London, we are informed that His Majesty has been pleased to confer the Honour of Knighthood on His Excellency JONATHAN BELCHER Esq; who is appointed Governour and Commander in Chief in and over His Majesty’s Provinces of the MASSACHUSETTS-BAY and NEW-HAMPSHIRE; in NEW-ENGLAND; and that His Excellency intended speedily to proceed for his Government in one of His Majesty’s Ships of War.

— (From: The New-England Weekly Journal, No. 160, April 14, 1730.)

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