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Minutes of the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Great Britain. Board of Trade
February 12, 1760 - July 08, 1760
Volume 06, Pages 327-328

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[B. P. R. O. Journals. B. T. Vol. 68.]
BOARD OF TRADE JOURNALS.


Tuesday, February 12th 1760.
Present
Earl of Halifax
Mr. Jenyns.
Mr. Hamilton
Mr. Sloper.
Mr. Bacon.

The Secretary laid before the Board two Orders of His Majesty in Council dated the 10th August 1759 the one repealing an Act passed in the Province of North Carolina in 1757 intituled An Act to empower the Justices of the Supreme Courts to take the acknowledgement or proof of deeds and for allowing them a salary the other confirming two Acts passed in Georgia ∗ ∗ ∗

Ordered that the above mentd Orders in Council be transmitted to the Governors of the Provinces of North Carolina and Georgia together with copies of the Board's Reports upon the Acts mentioned therein.


Wednesday, April 23rd 1760.

Read a letter from Arthur Dobbs Esq. Govr of North Carolina to the Board dated Feby 28th 1760 stating the difficulties he is under with respect to the Towns and Counties that are to send Representatives to the next General Assembly

Ordered that the draught of a letter in answer thereto be prepared—which was agreed to and ordered to be transcribed on June 12th and was signed June 13th


Tuesday July 8th 1760.

The Secretary laid before the Board the following copies of orders of His Majesty in Council received from the Clerk of the Council in waiting, Viz:

Order of His Maj. in Council dated 6 Nov 1758 approving a Warrant appointing Charles Berry Esq. Chief Justice of the Province of North Carolina in the room of Peter Henley Esq. deceased.

Order of His Maj. in Council dated 2 Feby 1759 repealing an Act passed in the Province of North Carolina in Oct. 1755 to quiet the freeholders in the possession of their lands &c.

Order of His Maj. in Council dated 3 March 1759 repealing an Act passed in the Province of North Carolina in Janry 1755 for appointing

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Parishes & Vestries for the encouragement of an Orthodox Clergy &c.

Order of His Maj. in Council dated 14 April 1759 repealing five Acts passed in the Province of North Carolina in 1755 and 1756.

Order of His Maj. in Council dated 31st May 1759 approving the Draught of an Instruction for Arthur Dobbs Esq. Govr of North Carolina directing him to recommend to the Council and Assembly to pass an Act to amend two Acts passed there in 1748 and 1754.

Order of His Maj. in Council dated July 24th 1759 approving an Act passed in the Province of North Carolina in Dec. 1757 to dock the entail of certain lands now in the possession of Harding Jones &c.

Order of His Maj. in Council dated 10 August 1759 repealing an Act passed in the Province of North Carolina in December 1757 to empower the Justices of the Supreme Courts to take the acknowledgement or proof of deeds &c.