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.
The heads of the various religious communities are the only representatives of the Christian population recognized by the Turkish government; they possess a seat in the local administrative councils and supervise the Christian schools.