Present. The King's most Excellent Majesty in Council.
Whereas the Governor and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Province of North Carolina, with the Council and Assembly of the said Province did, in December 1757 pass an Act, which hath been transmitted in the Words following vizt—“An Act to dock the Entail of certain Lands now in Possession of Harding Jones under a Devise in the Will of Frederick Jones Esqre his Grandfather deceased, by whom the same were intailed.” Memd. Here the Act was inserted at length which Act, having been perused and considered by the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations and by them presented to His Majesty at this Board as fit to be confirmed His Majesty was this day pleased with the advice of His Privy Council to declare his Approbation thereof, and persuant to His Majesty's Royal Pleasure thereupon expressed, the said Act is hereby confirmed finally enacted and ratified accordingly. Whereof the Governor or Commander in Chief of His Majesty's said Province of North Carolina for the time being, and all others whom it may concern are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly.
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