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Warrant to appoint Thomas Child as North Carolina Attorney General
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
July 06, 1759
Volume 06, Page 52

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

George R,

Trusty and Well beloved—We Greet you well—Whereas We have taken into our Royal Consideration the Loyalty Integrity and Ability of our Trusty and well Beloved Thomas Child Esquire, we have thought fit hereby to authorize & Require you forth with to cause Letters Patent to be Passed under our Seal of our Province of North Carolina in America for constituting and appointing him the said Thomas Child our Attorney General of and in our Said Province, To have, hold, Exercise and Enjoy the Said office of our attorney General unto him the Said Thomas Child during our Pleasure and his Residence within our Said Province together with all and singular the rights Salaries Fees Profits priviledges and Emoluments there un to Belonging or appertaining, and for so doing this shall be your Warrant, And so we Bid you farewell

Given at our Court at Kensington the 6th day of July 1759 in the 33rd Year of our Reign.

By his Majesty's Command
W. PITT.