Warrant to appoint Enoch Hall as Chief Justice of North Carolina
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
Volume 11, Pages 112-113
(P. R. O. Plantations General B. T. Vol: 56. p. 135.)
King's Warrant appointing Enoch Hall Esqre our Chief Justice of North Carolina
11th July 1749.
Trusty and welbeloved we greet you well. Whereas our trusty and welbeloved Enoch Hall Esqre our Chief Justice in our Province of North Carolina in America hath humbly prayed us to grant him our Royal Licence to be absent for the space of eighteen months from our said Province for recovery of his health We are graciously pleased to condescend to his request and accordingly do by these presents give and grant unto him the said Enoch Hall our full and free leave Licence and permission to be absent from our said Province for and during the Term of eighteen months as aforesaid to be computed from the day of the date hereof And so we bid you farewell.
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Given at our Court at Kensington the eleventh day of July 1749. in the twenty third year of our Reign.
By his Majesty's command
To our Trusty and welbeloved Gabriel Johnston Esqre our Cap: Genl & Govr in Chief of our Province of North Carolina in America and in his absence to our Commr in Chief or to the President of our Councl of our said Province for the time being.