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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
December 01, 1766
Volume 07, Pages 278-279


At a Council held at the Council Chamber at Newbern the 1st day of December 1766.
Present
His Excellency the Governor
The Honble John Rutherfurd Esquire
The Honble Lewis H. DeRosset Esquire
The Honble John Sampson Esquire
The Honble Henry E. McCulloh Esquire
The Honble Alexander McCulloh Esquire
The Honble William Dry Esquire
The Honble Robert Palmer Esquire &
The Honble Benjamin Heron Esquire

His Excellency having been informed that the business of this session of Assembly is now finished proposed to this Board the proroguing

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the said Assembly till the beginning of June next. Ordered a Proclamation issue for that purpose Viz—

By His Excellency William Tryon Esqr Governor and Commander in Chief &c.

A. Proclamation

Whereas the business of this present Session of Assembly is now finished I therefore think fit by and with the advice and consent of His Majestys Council to prorogue the said Assembly till the 8th day of June next then to meet at New Bern for the dispatch of publick business, and the said Assembly is prorogued accordingly—

Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the said Province &c.

Ordered that Dr John Eustace be reinstated in the Commission of the peace for the County of New Hanover, before the name of George Parker.