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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
August 01, 1752 - August 02, 1752
Volume 03, Page 421


Tuesday August 1st

Present
His Excelly George Burrington Esqr Govr &c
The Honoble Nathl Rice Esqre Member of His Majesties Council
The Honoble Jno Bapt Ashe Esqre Member of His Majesties Council
The Honoble John Lovick Esqre Member of His Majesties Council

Mr Secretary Rice delivered the following paper in at the Board Vizt No 1

His Excelly the Govr Read a Paper directed to Mr Secretary Rice which he ordered to be Entered and is as follows Vizt No 2.

His Excelly the Governour caused to be Read a Writing containing several Articles of Complaint concerning the Conduct and proceedings of Jno Montgomery Esqr His Majesties Attorney General of this province which is as follows Vizt No 3

Ordered That the Attorney General be served with a Copy of this and that he make answer thereto at the Council to be held on the Last Tuesday in October next.

His Excelly the Governor directed Col Thomas Pollock (who was one of the Committee appointed by the Last Assembly to draw up the state of this Province to be represented in England &c to declare whether he gave Mr Smith Late Chief Justice of this province any orders to Complain to his Majesty against him who answered that he gave Mr Smith no Orders nor did not know that any of the sd Committee did and being asked if he had notice to appear at the said Committee answered that he never had nor never knew they did meet

Adjd till tomorrow morning at Ten of the Clock


Wednesday August 2d

Present
His Excelly George Burrington Esqr Govr &c
The Honoble Nathl Rice Esqre Member of His Majesties Council
The Honoble John Lovick Esqre Member of His Majesties Council
The Honoble Jno Bapt Ashe Esqre Member of His Majesties Council
The Honoble Edmd Gale Esqre Member of His Majesties Council

His Excelly the Governour delivered at the Board a Paper in answer to Mr Rice and Mr Ashe which was read in these words Vizt No 4

By order
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