Warrant to appoint Benjamin Wheatley as Naval Officer of North Carolina
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
Volume 11, Pages 109-110
(P. R. O. Plantations General. B. T. Vol: 56. p. 133.)
King's Warrant appointing Benjamin Wheatley Gent: Naval Officer of North Carolina
26th June 1746.
Our Will & Pleasure is that you prepare a Bill for our Royal Signature to pass our Great Seal containing our Grant to our
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Trusty and welbeloved Benja: Wheatley Gent. of the Office or Place of Clerk of the Naval or Navy Office in our Province of North Carolina in America to have hold exercise and enjoy the same to him the said Benja: Wheatley by himself or his sufficient Deputy or Deputies for and during our Pleasure together with all and singular the Fees Rights Profits Privileges Perquisites and advantages to the said Office belonging or appertaining with a Priviso that nothing in the said Letters shall extend or be construed to extend to the Prejudice or disadvantage of the Office of our High Admiral of Great Britain or of our Admiralty of our foreign Plantations for the time being or any the Rights Privileges Jurisdictions Powers and Authorities to the same in anywise appertaining. And for so doing this shall be your Warrant. Given at our Court at Kensington the twenty six day of June 1746. in the twentieth year of our reign.
By his Majesty's command
To our Attorney or Solicitor General.