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Warrant to appoint Thomas McGuire as Attorney General of North Carolina
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
May 22, 1767
Volume 11, Page 212

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[B. P. R. O. Plantations General B. T. Vol: 52. p. 320.]
Thomas McGuire Esqre to be Attorney General of North Carolina.

May 22nd 1767.
George R.

Trusty and Welbeloved We greet you well Whereas we have taken into our Royal Consideration the Loyalty Integrity and Ability of our Trusty and Welbeloved Thomas McGuire 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 for constituting and appointing him the said McGuire our Attorney General of and in our said Province in the room of Robert Jones Junior Esqre deceased to have hold exercise and enjoy the said office of our Attorney General unto him the said McGuire during our Pleasure and his residence within our said Province together with all and singular the Rights Salaries Fees Profits Privileges and Emoluments thereunto belonging and for so doing this shall be your Warrant and so we bid you farewell. Given at our Court at Stt James's the 22nd day of May 1767. in the seventh year of our reign.

By His Majesty's command.
SHELBURNE.
To our Trusty and Welbeloved Wm Tryon Esqre 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.