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Commission to appoint Robert Jones as Attorney General of North Carolina
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820; Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765
July 25, 1761
Volume 06, Pages 568-569

[From MSS. Records in Office of the Secretary of State.]
North Carolina

George the third by the Grace of God King of Great Britain France and Ireland Defender of the Faith and so forth.

To all and Singular our faithful Subjects Greeting.

Know Ye That We reposing especial Trust and Confidence in the Loyalty Integrity and Ability of our Trusty & Well beloved Robert Jones Junior Esquire Have Constituted and appointed and by these presents Do Constitute & appoint the said Robert Jones our Attorney General of and in our Province of North Carolina aforesaid. To Have Hold Exercise and Enjoy the said Office of our Attorney General of our said Province unto him the said Robert Jones during our Pleasure and his Residence within our said Province together with all and Singular the rights and Salaries fees profits privileges and Emoluments thereunto belonging as fully and amply and in as full and ample manner as any other Attorney General of Our said Province heretofore hath or of right ought to have had held exercised and enjoyed the same and to do and Execute every Lawful act and thing whatsoever which to the Duty & Office of Attorney General aforesaid shall or may appertain. In Testimony whereof We have caused these our Letters to be made patent

Witness Our Trusty & well beloved Arthur Dobbs Esquire Our Captain General Governor and Commander in Chief in and over our

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said Province at Brunswick the Twenty fifth day of July in the year of Our Lord One thousand seven hundred and sixty one and in the first year of Our Reign.

ARTHUR DOBBS.