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Commission to appoint Alexander McCulloch as Deputy Auditor of North Carolina
Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765
November 16, 1757
Volume 05, Page 782

[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

North Carolina—ss.
His Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esqr his Ma'ties Captain General Governor & Commander in Chief in and over the sd Province.To Alexander McCulloh Esqr Greeting

Whereas his Majesty Auditor General of the said Province is at this time out of and absent from the said Province and hath not a Lawfull deputy to perform the dutys of his Office, And Whereas his Majestys Service requires that the said Office be at all times duly and punctually Executed In Virtue therefore of his Majestys Royal Commission and out of the Assurance I have of your Loyalty Integrity prudence and ability I do hereby Nominate and Appoint you the said Alexander McCulloh Auditor of his Majestys revenues in and for the said province To have use and Exercise the said Office of Auditor in and for the sd province for and during such time as the said Auditor General shall remain out of this Province and until he shall Appoint a Deputy in his place and stead to Exercise and Execute the Same, and to take and Enjoy the Fees perquisities and Priviledges thereto belonging, and Generally to Act and do therein as to the duty and Office of Auditor of the said Province doth Legally and of right Appertain

Given under my hand and the Seal of the sd province at New Bern the Sixteenth day of Novr in the year of our Lord 1757 & in the 31st year of his Majestys Reign

ARTHUR DOBBS
By his Excys Command
Richd Spaight Secty