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Commission to appoint Benjamin Heron as Secretary of North Carolina
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820; Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765
August 05, 1762
Volume 06, Page 732

[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]


North Carolina—ss.

George the Third &c Know ye that We reposing especial Trust &c in the Loyalty &c of our trusty and well beloved Benjamin Heron of Cape fear in our province of North Carolina Esquire &c Do, Constitute and appoint him Secretary and Clerk of the Crown of the said Province and each of them During our pleasure with all and singular the Fees &c thereunto belonging and to do and execute &c In Testimony whereof we have caused these our Letters to be made patent.

Witness our trusty and well beloved Arthur Dobbs Esquire &c at Brunswick the fifth day of August 1762 &c

ARTHUR DOBBS.

[Endorsement.]

Brunswick August 6 1762 The Within Named Benjamin Heron Esquire then personally appeared before me and took the oath and made and subscribed the Declaration by law appointed for his Qualification

ARTHUR DOBBS.