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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning instructions to George Burrington as Governor of North Carolina
Great Britain. Privy Council
December 14, 1730
Volume 03, Pages 118-119

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 8. A. 12.]

At the Court at St James's the 14th day of December 1730

Present

The Kings most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Upon reading at the Board a Report from the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Councill upon Considering two Draughts of

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Instructions prepared by the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations for George Burrington Esqr Captain Generall and Governor in Chief of His Majestys Province of North Carolina—And their Lordships Offering it as their Opinion that the said Draughts were proper for His Majestys Royall Approbation—His Majesty in Councill was this day pleased to Approve thereof and to order as it is hereby ordered that One of His Majestys Principall Secretarys of State Do Cause the said Draughts of Instructions (which are hereunto annexed) to be prepared for His Majestys Royall Signatures

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