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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
December 05, 1768
Volume 07, Pages 875-876


At a Council held at New Bern 5th December 1768
Present
His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esquire
The Honble John Rutherford Esquire
The Honble Lewis H. DeRosset Esquire
The Honble William Dry Esquire
The Honble Robert Palmer Esquire
The Honble John Sampson Esquire
The Honble Benjamin Heron Esquire

His Excellency informed this Board that the Business of the present Session of Assembly being concluded, He proposed to prorogue the General Assembly to the 1st day of June 1769, and desired the Opinion of this Board thereon.

It is the unanimous opinion of this Board that the General Assembly be prorogued accordingly, and that a proclamation issue to notify the same in the following words, Vizt

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North Carolina

By His Excellency William Tryon Esq. &c.

A Proclamation.

Whereas the Business of this present Session of Assembly is now finished I have thought proper by and with the advice of His Majesty's Council to issue this my proclamation hereby proroguing the said Assembly till the first day of June 1769, then to meet at New Bern for the dispatch of Publick Business

Given under my hand &c.
(Signed)
Wm. TRYON.