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Minutes of the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Great Britain. Board of Trade
November 26, 1760 - December 09, 1760
Volume 06, Pages 328-330

[B. P. R. O. Journals. B. T. Vol. 69.]


At a Meeting of His Maj. Commrs for Trade & Plantations
Wedesday. November 26th 1760
Present Earl of Halifax.
Mr. Jenyns.
Mr. Hamilton.
Mr. Sloper.
Mr. Bacon.

Read the following letters and papers received from the Governor of North Carolina, viz:—

Letter from Arthur Dobbs Esq. Govr of North Carolina to the Board dated 19 January 1760 respecting Courts of Justice Alterations in the Council Accounts of the Treasurers Paper Bills of Credit &c.

Copy of Govr Dobbs Speech to the Council and Assembly of North Carolina at the opening of their Session

Copy of the Council's Address in answer to the Governor's Speech

Copy of the Assembly's Address in answer to the Governor's Speech.

Copy of Govr Dobbs Speech to the Council and Assembly on their dissolution.

Report of the Committee of Public Claims in November Sessions at Wilmington 1759.

Copy of Mr. Barker's account 1759.

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Copy of a Bill for establishing a Court of King's Bench and Courts of Common Pleas for the Province of North Carolina which was rejected by the Council.

Copy of the Bill for establishing Superior Courts of Pleas and Grand Sessions and regulating the proceedings therein which was rejected by the Council

Minutes of Council in Assembly from 8 to 18 May 1759.

Minutes of Council in Assembly from 23 Nov. 1759 to 9 January 1760.

Minutes of Assembly from 23 Nov. 1759 to 9 January 1760.

Reports of the Committee of both Houses for stating the public accounts Dec 5. 1759.

Letter from Govr Dobbs dated 28 May 1760 informing the Board of the refusal of the Assembly to pass an Aid Bill unless he assented to the Bill for Superior Courts.

Govrs Speech to the Council & Assembly at the opening of the Session in April 1760

Address of the Council to the Governor

Govrs Answer to the Council's Address.

Address of the Lower House to the Govr

Govrs Answer to the Address of the Lower House

Assembly's Replication to the Govrs Answer

Govrs Answer to Assembly's Address to pass the Court Bills

Assembly's Replication to the Govrs Answer

Govrs Answer to the Assembly's Replication

A second Replication of the Assembly to the Govrs Answer.

Queries respecting the establishment of Courts with the Chief Justice's Answer.

Queries on the same subject with the Attorney General's Answer.

Copy of two Resolutions of the Assembly

Govrs Speech to the Council & Assembly at the opening the second Sessions in May 1760

Govrs Speech at the close of the second Sessions in May

List of the Acts passed in the Sessions of April and May 1760.

Letter from Gov. Dobbs dated 21 July 1760 informing the Board of his having got an Aid Bill passed in lieu of the one rejected.

Govrs Speech to the Council & Assembly

Council's Address to the Govr

Assembly's Address to the Govr

Minutes of Council in Assembly from 24 April to 23 May 1760.

Minutes of Council from (sic) 26 May to 27, 1760

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Minutes of Assembly on the same days.

Minutes of Council from 23 Nov. 1759 to 9 January 1760.

Copy of a Bill for granting an Aid to His Majesty

Copy of an Aid for granting an Aid to His Majesty and other purposes.

Ordered that extracts be made of so much of Govr Dobbs letters and of the Minutes of Council of the 2d January 1760 as relates to the suspension of Francis Corbin Esqre from his seat at the Council Board to be laid before His Majesty in Council and that the Draught of a Representation to His Majesty thereupon as also the Draught of a Representation proposing that John Sampson Esq. may be appointed of the Council of North Carolina in the room of James Innes Esqr deceased be prepared.


Tuesday, December 2. 1760.

The draught of Representations to His Majesty proposing that John Sampson Esq. may be appointed of the Council of North Carolina in the room of James Innes Esq deceased and for laying before His Maj. the reasons of the Govr and Council for removing Mr. Corbin from his seat at that Board having been prepared pursuant to order were agreed to, transcribed & signed.


Tuesday December 9. 1760

Read an Order of His Majesty in Council dated the 3rd inst. approving a Representation of this Board that John Sampson Esq. may be appointed of the Council of North Carolina and directing a proper Warrant to be prepared.