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Warrant to appoint James Innes as a member of the North Carolina Governor's Council
Great Britain. Lords Justices
May 13, 1752
Volume 11, Page 115

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[B. P. R. O. Plantations General B. T. Vol. 52. p. 2.]
Warrant appointing James Innes Esqre to be a Councillor in North Carolina in the room of Richd Egans.

13. May 1752.

By their Excellencies the Lords Justices

We being well satisfied of the Loyalty Integrity and Ability of James Innes Esqre do hereby in His Majesty's name direct and require you forthwith upon the Receipt hereof to swear and admit him the said James Innes Esqre to be one of His Majesty's Council in His Majesty's Province of North Carolina in the room of Richard Egans Esqre whose name was inserted in His Majesty's Instructions to you but has never taken his seat in the said Council or appeared in the said Province. And for so doing this shall be your Warrant.

Given at Whitehall the Day of     in the twenty fifth year of His Majesty's Reign.

By their Excellencies Command
To Gabriel Johnston Esqre His Majesty's Governor of the Province of North Carolina in America, and in his absence to the Commander in Chief or to the President of His Majesty's Council for the time beinge.