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Warrant to Charles Talbot, Baron Talbot of Hensol and Philip Yorke, Earl of Hardwicke concerning the appointment of Nathaniel Rice as Secretary of North Carolina
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
1730
Volume 03, Page 121

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[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind. No. 592.]
(Indorsed)
Mr RICE SECRETARY & CLERK OF THE CROWN OF NORTH CAROLINA.
1730.

Our Will and Pleasure is, that you prepare a Bill for our Royal signature to pass our great Seal, containing our Grant of the Offices or Places of Secretary and Clerk of the Crown of our Province of North Carolina in America unto our Trusty and Wellbeloved Rice Esqre, to have, hold exercise and enjoy the Same by himself or his Sufficient Deputy or Deputys (for whom he shall be answerable) during our Pleasure, and his residence within our said Province, with all Fees, Rights, Profits, Priviledges and advantages whatsoever thereunto belonging, in as full and ample manner as any other Person or Persons have held, or of right ought to have held and enjoyed the same. And for So doing this Shall be your Warrant. Given at our Court at St James the Day of 1730 in the third year of our Reign

By His Majesty's Command

To our Attorney or Solicitor General.