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Instructions to Gabriel Johnston concerning the government of North Carolina
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760; Great Britain. Board of Trade
July 18, 1733
Volume 03, Page 498

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 21. pp. 128-213.]
INSTRUCTIONS FOR OUR TRUSTY AND WELBELOVED GABRIEL JOHNSTON ESQre OUR CAPTAIN GENERAL AND GOVERNOR IN CHIEF IN AND OVER OUR PROVINCE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN AMERICA GIVEN AT OUR COURT AT ST. JAMES THE 18th DAY OF JULY 1733 IN THE SEVENTH YEAR OF OUR REIGN.

[N. B. These Instructions are identical with the Instructions to Governor Burrington, dated 14 Dec. 1730, as stated in the Representation to the King inclosing Draught of same for His Maj. approval of 18 July 1733—except the 41st Article and the alteration of three Councillors' names.—W. N. S.]