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Memorandum from the Board of Trade of Great Britain to George III, King of Great Britain concerning an act of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning sale of land to Blake Baker
Great Britain. Board of Trade
March 15, 1763
Volume 06, Pages 972-973

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 23. P. 224.]
To the King's most Excellent Majesty

Whitehall March 15th 1763

May it please your Majesty,

We have had under our consideration an Act passed in your Majesty's Province of North Carolina in April 1761, entitled

An Act to dock the entail of certain lands therein mentioned vesting the Fee simple thereof in Blake Baker, and for setting other Lands in lieu thereof for the same Uses.

This Act appears to have been passed with the consent of all the parties concerned and in exact conformity to the Regulations prescribed by your Majesty's Instructions to your Governor of North Carolina with respect to the passing of private Acts. And Sir Matthew Lamb, one of your Majesty's Counsel, whom we have consulted upon this Act, has reported to us his Opinion, that it is not liable to

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any Objection in point of Law. For these Reasons and as it contains the proper Clause suspending its Operation, until it shall have received your Majesty's approbation We beg humbly leave to lay the said Act before your Majesty for your Royal Allowance and confirmation

Which is most humbly submitted
C. TOWNSHEND
SOAME. JENYNS
ED. BACON
JOHN YORKE
EDMOND THOMAS
GEO. RICE
ORWELL.