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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning the appointment of George Burrington as Governor of North Carolina
Great Britain. Privy Council
January 22, 1730
Volume 03, Page 74

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[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 8. A. 5.]
AT THE COURT AT St JAMES'S THE 22d DAY OF JANUARY 1729. (-30.)

Present

The King's most excellent Majesty in Council

Upon reading this day at the Board a Draught of a Commission prepared by the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations for George Burrington Esqre to be His Majty's Captain Generall and Governor in Chief of His Majesty's Province of North Carolina in America Which Draught the said Lords Commissioners have represented to be drawn in the usuall Form with the Commissions for other His Majesty's Governors in America His Majesty in Councill was thereupon pleased to approve thereof and to order as it is hereby ordered that one of His Majesty's principal Secretarys of State do cause a Warrant to be prepared for His Majesty's Royall signature in order to pass the said Draught of a Commission (which is hereunto annexed) under the Great Seal of Great Britain.

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