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Warrant to appoint Thomas Child as Attorney General of North Carolina
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
July 06, 1759
Volume 11, Pages 136-137

[B. P. R. O. Plantations General. B. T. Vol: 52. p. 171.]
Warrant appointing Thomas Child Esqre Attorney General of North Carolina.

July 6th 1759.
G. R.

Trusty and Wellbeloved we greet you well.—Whereas we have taken into our Royal consideration the Loyalty Integrity and Ability of our Trusty and Wellbeloved Thomas Child Esqre We have thought fit hereby to authorize and require you forthwith to cause Letters Patent to be passed under our Seal of our Province of North Carolina in America for constituting and appointing him the said Thomas Child our Attorney General of and in our said Province to have hold exercise and enjoy the said Office of our Attorney General unto him the said Thomas Child during our Pleasure and his Residence within our said Province together with all and singular the Rights Salaries Fees Profits Privileges and Emoluments

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thereunto belonging or appertaining and for so doing this shall be your warrant and so we bid you farewell. Given at our Court at Kensington the 6th day of July 1759. in the thirty third year of our reign.

By His Majesty's command.
W. PITT.
To our Trusty and Wellbeloved Arthur Dobbs Esquire our Captain General and Governour in Chief in and over our Province of North Carolina in America or in his absence to the President of our Council or Commander in Chief of our said Province for the time being.