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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
July 03, 1733
Volume 03, Page 538


North Carolina—ss.

At a Council held at the Council Chamber in Edenton the 3d day of July 1733

Present
His Excelly George Burrington Esqr Govr &c.
The Honoble Nath Rice Esqre Member of His Majestys Council
The Honoble John Lovick Esqre Member of His Majestys Council
The Honoble Jno Bapta Ashe Esqre Member of His Majestys Council
The Honoble Edmd Gale Esqre Member of His Majestys Council

This Being the Day the General Assembly was to have met at Edenton and there being but four members of the Upper House present who were unwilling to do business without a greater number the Council thereon advise the Governour to prorogue the Assembly to the next day. Whereupon His Excelly the Governour by and with the advice and Consent of His Majestys Council doth Prorogue the General Assembly of this Province till to morrow being the fourth instant and they are hereby Prorogued accordingly.