La Marmora was appointed royal commissioner to supervise the transformation to the new regime.
The commissioners supervise the penal and charitable institutions, schools, roads, bridges and finances of the county.
Their business was to supervise daily life, to warn the disorderly, and to give notice to the consistory of cases requiring discipline.
In 1782 he was reappointed to supervise the affairs of the Methodist congregations in America.
Officers, commonly called wardens in England, were elected by the members, and their chief function was to supervise the quality of the wares produced, so as to secure good and honest workmanship. Therefore, ordinances were made regulating the hours of labour and the terms of admission to the gild, including apprenticeship. Other ordinances required members to make periodical payments to a common fund, and to participate in certain common religious observances, festivities and pageants.