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Instructions to Philip Ludwell concerning the government of Carolina
Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
November 08, 1691
Volume 01, Pages 380-381

[B. P. R. O. Colonial Entry Book. No. 22. P. 197.]
ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTION FOR COLLONELL PHILIP LUDWELL GOVERNOR OF OUR PROVINCE OF CAROLINA

If you shall find it Impracticable for to have the Inhabitants of Albemarle County to send Delegates to the General Assembly held at South Carolina you are then to Issue yor Writs to the Sheriff of Berkly County to choose seaven Delegates for that County and to the Sheriff of Colleton County to choose seaven Delegates for their County and to the Sheriff of Craven County to choose six Delegates for that County for

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the Generall Assembly of that part of our province that lyes South and west of Cape fear and so to continue vntill more Countys are planted and shall be able to choose Delegates for the Generall Assembly as is apointed in our Instructions bearing date the eighth day of Novber One thousand six hundred and Ninety one If you shall find it needfull you our Governor are and are hereby Impowered to apoint a Deputy Governor of North Carolina with such powers as you shall think necessary provided the same be agreeable to and do not exceed those by vs granted to yorself Given under our hands and seales this eighth day of Novr 1691

CRAVEN Palatine
ASHLEY
P. COLLETON
JOHN ARCHDALE for THO ARCHDALE
THO AMY