Warrant to appoint Edward Brice Dobbs as a member of the North Carolina Governor's Council
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
Volume 11, Pages 125-126
[B. P. R. O. Plantations General. B. T. Vol: 52. p. 82.]
Warrant appointing Edward Brice Dobbs Esqre to be a Councillor in North Carolina.
Febry 5th 1856.
Trusty and Welbeloved, we greet you well. We being well satisfied of the Loyalty Integrity and Ability of our Trusty and Wellbeloved Edward Brice Dobbs Esqre have thought fit hereby to signify to you and Will and Pleasure that forthwith upon the Receipt of these Presents you swear and admit him the said
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Edward Brice Dobbs to be of our Council in our Province of North Carolina in America in the room of James Craven Esquire—deceased and for so doing this shall be your Warrant and so we bid you farewell.
Given at our Court at St James's the day of 1756 in the 29th year of our Reign.
By His Majesty's Command.
To our Trusty and Welbeloved Arthur Dobbs Esqre our Captain General and Commander in Chief in and over our Province of North Carolina in America or in his absence to the Commander in Chief or President of our Council of our said Province for the time being.
Additional Notes for Electronic Version:
The date given on the document of 1856 is clearly a mistake for 1756.