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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
August 24, 1770
Volume 08, Page 226

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

North Carolina Newbern 24th August 1770

These are to Certify that Samuel Cornel Esqr having produced His Majesty's Mandamus bearing date the 10th day of May 1770 appointing him to be of His Majesty's Council for this Province in the Room of Edward Brice Dobbs Esqr. this day took the Oaths before me as by Law required & Subscribed the Test, in presence of The Honble John Rutherford and Robert Palmer Esqrs.

Let it be Entered in the Council Journals
By His Excellencys Command