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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning the appointment of William Forbes, James Innes, and Thomas Wardroper to the North Carolina Governor's Council
Great Britain. Privy Council
November 06, 1735
Volume 04, Pages 22-23

[B. P. R. O. B. T. North Carolina. Vol. 9. A. 70.]

At a court at St James the 6th day of November 1735.

Present The Kings Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Upon reading at the Board a Report from the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for Plantation Affairs Dated the 27th of October last in the words following Vizt

Her Majesty having been pleased by Her Order in Council of the 13th of this Instant to referr into this Committee a Representation from the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations setting forth that John Baptiste Ashe Esqre lately a Member of Your Majesty's Council in the Province of North Carolina is Dead and that James Stallard and Richard Eyans Esqrs who were appointed Members of that Council in the year 1730 have not yet taken up their Residence in North Carolina; And therefore proposing that William Forbes James and Thomas Wardroper Esqrs who have been recommended to the said Lords Commissioners as Persons every way Qualified to serve your Majesty in that Station may be appointed Members of Your Majestys said Council in the room of the said Ashe, Stallard and Eyans. The Lords of the Committee in Obedience to Her Majestys said Order of Reference this day took the said Representation into their Consideration, and Do thereupon Agree humbly to Report to your Majesty that they have no objection to Your Majestys appointing the said William Forbes, James Innes, and Thomas Wardroper to be of Your Majestys Council in North Carolina in the room of the said Ashe Stallard and Eyans.

His Majesty this day took the said Report into His Royal Consideration and was pleased, with the Advice of His Privy Council, to Approve

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thereof and to Order as it is hereby Ordered that the said William Forbes, James Innes and Thomas Wardroper be Appointed Members of His Majestys Council of North Carolina in the room of the said John Baptiste Ashe James Stallard and Richard Eyans. And His Grace the Duke of Newcastle One of His Majestys Principal Secretarys of State is to cause a Warrant to be prepared in the usual manner for His Majesty's Royal Signature accordingly.

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