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Proclamation by William Tryon proroguing the North Carolina General Assembly
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
October 19, 1769
Volume 08, Page 85

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[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
A Proclamation.

Whereas a sufficient Number of Members of the General Assembly of this Province have not appeared to constitute a House, I do therefore issue this my Proclamation, hereby Proroguing the said Assembly until Saturday, the 21st of this Inst. October then to meet at New Bern for the dispatch of Public business.

Given under my hand & the Great Seal &c. at New Bern 19th Oct. 1769.

Wm. TRYON.
By Command
John London D. Sec'y.