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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning acts of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning churches
Great Britain. Privy Council
June 03, 1762
Volume 06, Page 723

[From North Carolina Letter Book. S. P. G.]

At a Court at St. James's 3rd June 1762.
Present—The Kings most Excellent Majesty
Lord Steward
Viscount Falmouth
Earl of Cholmondeley
Lord Berkeley of Stratton
Earl of Egremont
Lord Grantham

Whereas by commission under the Great Seal of Great Britain the Govr Council & Assembly of his Majesty's province of No Carolina are authorized and empowered to make constitute and ordain laws statutes & ordinances for the public peace welfare & good governmt of the said province which laws statutes & ordinances are to be as near as conveniently may be agreeable to the laws & statutes of this Kingdom & to be transmitted for his Majesty's royal approbation or disallowance & whereas in pursuance of the said powers two acts were passed in the sd province in May 1760 & transmitted entitled as follows viz:

“An Act for establishing vestries”

“An Act for making provision for an Orthodox Clergy”

Which acts having been perused & considered by the Lords Commissioners for Trade & plantations & by them presented to his Majesty at the Board for his royal disallowance—His Majesty was this day pleased with the advice of his privy council to declare his disallowance of the sd Acts and pursuant to his Majesty's Royal pleasure thereupon expressed the said acts are hereby repealed declared void & of none effect—whereof the Governor or Commander in Chief of his Majesty's sd province of North Carolina for the time being & all others whom it may concern are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly.

W. SHARPE.