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Minutes of the Salisbury District Superior Court [Extracts]
North Carolina. Superior Court of Law & Equity (Salisbury District)
March 1768
Volume 07, Pages 690-691

[From the Court Records of Rowan County.]


North Carolina
Salisbury District

At a Superior Court of Justice held for the district of Salisbury

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before the Hon Maurice Moore his Majesty's Associate Justice for the Province aforesaid, this the 5th day of March in the eighth year of the reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the third &c, 1768.

Present

The Hon Maurice Moore Esq produced his Majesty's Commission under the hand of his Excellency the Governor & the great seal of the province thereby constituting and appointing him the said Maurice Moore Esq his Majesty's Associate Justice in this province, which was accordingly read & the said Maurice Moore, qualified thereto according to law by taking the oaths for that purpose & repeating and subscribing the test.

Court adjourned until Monday Morning 10 o'clock.

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The Court for want and in the absence of the Attorney General do hereby appoint William Hooper Esq Attorney for our Sovereign Lord the King in the absence of the Attorney General or his Deputy.

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This day Richard Henderson Esq produced his Majestys Commission from his Excellency the Governor and under the great seal of the province, thereby constituting and appointing him the said Richard Henderson one of His Majesty's associate Justices of this Province who was qualified according to law by taking the oaths by law appointed for that purpose & repeating & subscribing the test.

Court adjourned till Monday Morning 10 o'clock.

Met according to adjournment.

Present
The Hon Maurice Moore Esqr &
The Hon Richd Henderson Esqr

James Forsyth Esq, produced a license from under the hand and seal of His Excellency, Governor Tryon thereby licensing & empowering him the said James Forsyth to practice as an attorney in the several Courts of Record & Equity within this Province, the said James having qualified in open court by taking the oaths appointed for that purpose and repeating & subscribing the test