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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning instructions to Arthur Dobbs concerning acts of the North Carolina General Assembly to increase currency
Great Britain. Privy Council
May 31, 1759
Volume 11, Page 135

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind Vol: 104.]

At the Council Chamber Whitehall the 31st May 1759.
The Lords of His Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council.

Upon reading at the Board a Report from the Right Honble the Lords of the Committee of Council for Plantation Affairs dated the 28th of this Instant upon considering a Draught of an Instruction prepared by the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations for His Majesty's Governor of the Province of North Carolina authorizing and directing him to recommend it in His Majesty's name to the Council and Assembly of that Province to pass an Act for Amending in the manner therein proposed two Acts passed there The One in 1748. Entitled “An Act for granting to His Majesty the sum of Twenty One Thousand Three Hundred and fifty Pounds Proclamation Money and for stamping and emitting the said sum of Twenty One Thousand and Three Hundred and fifty Pounds Publick Bills of Credit of this Province at the rate of Proclamation Money &c” And the other in 1754. Entitled—“An Act for granting to His Majesty the sum of Forty Thousand Pounds in Publick Bills of Credit at the Rate of Proclamation Money &c”—Which Report and Draught of an Instruction being this day taken into consideration and approved—It is thereupon ordered in Council, that the Right Honourable William Pitt Esqre One of His Majesty's principal Secretarys of State do lay the same Instruction (which is hereunto annexed) before His Majesty for His Royal Signature.