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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning an act of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning courts
Great Britain. Privy Council
August 10, 1759
Volume 06, Pages 53-54

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 13. D. 59.]

At the Court at Kensington the 10th day of Augt 1759.
Present. The Kings most Excellent Majesty
Lord President
Lord Berkeley of Stratton
Earl of Holdernesse
Lord Anson
Viscount Falmeuth
Mr Secretary Pitt
Lord Delawar

Whereas by Commission under the Great Seal of Great Britain the Governor, Council and Assembly of His Majesties Province of North Carolina are authorized and empowered to make constitute and ordain Laws, Statutes, and Ordinances for the Public Peace, Welfare & good Government of the said Province, which Laws, Statutes and Ordinances are to be as near as conveniently may be agreable to the

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Laws & Statutes of this Kingdom and to be transmitted for His Majesty's Royal approbation or Disallowance, and whereas in pursuance of the said Powers an Act was passed in the said Province in December 1757 and transmitted entituled as follows vizt

An Act to impower the Justices of the Supreme Courts to take the acknowledgment or proof of Deeds and for allowing them a Salary. 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the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, and by them presented to His Majesty at this Board as proper to be repealed His Majesty was thereupon this Day pleased with the Advice of His Privy Council to declare his disallowance of the said Acts, and pursuant to His Majestys Royal pleasure thereupon expressed the said Act is hereby repealed, declared void and of none effect. Whereof the Governor or Commander in Chief of His Majesties said Province of North Carolina for the time being and all others whom it may concern are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly.

W. SHARPE.