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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
December 27, 1734
Volume 04, Pages 4-5


At a Council held in New Hanover Precinct the 27th day of December Anno Dom. 1734
Present His Excellency Gab. Johnston Esqr. Gov. &c.
The Honorable Eleazr Allen Esqr Member of His Majestys Council
The Honorable Mathew Rowan Esqr Member of His Majestys Council
The Honorable Roger Moore Esqr Member of His Majestys Council
The Honorable Edward Moseley Esqr Member of His Majestys Council

His Excellency the Governor was pleased to represent to this Board the great necessity there was for a true state to be made and laid before

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the General Assembly at their next sitting of the money emitted on Loan by virtue of an Act of Assembly made and passed in Nov. 1729. This Board taking the same into consideration was pleased to advise the Governor to issue his Proclamation requiring and Commanding the several Precinct Treasurers appointed by the said Act to prepare their Several Accounts to be laid before the next General Assembly and that all persons who have Deficient in their payments to the Treasurers be required to be ready for such payment according to their respective times.

His Excellency the Governour thereupon with the advice and consent of his Majesty's Council doth Order that the following Proclamation be forthwith Published and a Copy thereof fixed to the Door of every Court House within this Province By Order

Wm MAXWELL Cle. Con p. Temp