At an Assembly began and held at Newbern the Twenty fourth day of April In the year of our Lord One thousand seven Hundred and sixty and in the thirty third year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King defender of the faith &c—and Continued from
Saturday morning 6th December 1760 The House met according to adjournment
Received from the Assembly by Mr. Waddell and Mr. Harris A Bill for Appointing an Agent to lay before his Majesty and his Ministers proper Documents of the Charges and Expenses this Province hath been or shall be at in his Majesty's service during the present war and for Granting to his Majesty an Aid of £164,940 proclamation money for raising clothing and paying Five Hundred and Forty Effective Men Exclusive of Officers to Join the Forces of our Neighbouring Provinces against the French and Cherokees and for Garrisoning Fort Dobbs and for other purposes.
On Motion, Ordered to be read; Read the same the first time and passed.
Received from the Assembly the following Message, to-wit.
Gentlemen of His Majesty's Honble Council
This House have resolved that in Case no Aid Bill should be passed this Session that his Excellency have power to raise a Company Consisting of one Captain one Lieutenant one Ensign one Surgeon, two Sergeants two Corporals one Drummer and Fifty Private men to Garrison the Forts in this Province; which said Officers and Soldiers shall be allowed the same Bounty Provisions and Pay as the Officers and soldiers last in the Pay of this Province And that His Excellency the Governor have power by his Warrant on the Treasurer, to draw for the Paying Inlisting and Subsisting the said Forces And also such as shall be necessary for the Cloathing of the last Aid and in Case of Deficiency of the said savings, the same shall be made up and paid by the Public which said Company shallSAMLl SWANN Speaker.By OrderWm Herritage Clk
5th December 1760.
On motion the foregoing resolve was ordered to be read, read the same Accordingly, And then was taken into Consideration and Concurred with
Reced from the Assembly by Mr. Barrow and Mr. Shepard the Bill for appointing an Agent to lay before his Majesty proper Documents of the Charges and Expenses this Province hath been or shall be at in his Majesty's service during the present War and for granting to his Majesty an Aid of £16,494 Proclamn money for raising Cloathing and paying Five hundred and Forty Effective men Exclusive of Officers to Join the forces of our Neighbouring Provinces against the French and Cherokees and for Garrisoning Fort Dobbs and for other purposes.
On motion read a second time and passed.
Reced from the Assembly by Mr. Benton and Mr. Leech the last mentioned Bill which on motion was read the third time and passed.
Ordered to be Ingrossed.
Then the House Adjourned till 3 oClock in the afternoon.
Then His Excellency the Governor was pleased to Dissolve (by Proclamation) this Assembly and the same accordingly was Dissolved.
I hereby Certifye that the writing contained on this half sheet of Paper is a just and true Copy of the Journal of the Upper House of Assembly at December Session 1760.JNo BURGWIN Clk.