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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning the appointment of Thomas Child as Attorney General of North Carolina
Great Britain. Privy Council
June 26, 1759
Volume 11, Page 136

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[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind. Vol. 14. h. 104.]

At the Council Chamber Whitehall. the 26th day of June 1759.
Present.
The Lords of His Majesty's most Honble Privy Council.

Whereas the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations have laid before this Board (pursuant to an Order in Council for that purpose) a Warrant to authorize and require the Governor or Commander in Chief His Majesty's Province of North Carolina in America to cause Letters Patent to be passed under the Seal of the said Province for constituting and appointing Thomas Child Esqre to be His Majesty's Attorney General of that Province to hold and execute the said Office during His Majesty's Pleasure and the Residence of the said Thomas Child within the said Province And the said Warrant having been this day approved It is hereby ordered in Council that the Right Honourable William Pitt Esqre One of His Majesty's Principal Secretarys of State do lay the same before His Majesty for His Royal Signature.

W. SHARPE.