Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
Volume 09, Page 1207
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[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
At a Council held at New Bern 6th April, 1775.
His Excellency the Governor.
The Honble James Hasell Esquire
The Honble John Rutherford Esquire
The Honble Lewis H. DeRosset Esquire
The Honble Alex. McCulloch Esquire
The Honble Samuel Strudwick Esquire
The Honble Martin Howard Esquire
The Honble Samuel Cornell. Esquire
Thomas McGwire Esquire produced His Majesty's Mandamus directed to His Excellency Josiah Martin Esquire &c., to admit him one of His Majesty's Privy Councillors of this Province, whereupon the said Thomas McGwire took the Oaths appointed by Law to be taken to Government, subscribed the Test, and also took the oath of a Privy Councillor, and having taken his seat at the Board, the members then present took again the oath of a Privy Councillor.