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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning acts of the North Carolina General Assembly
Great Britain. Privy Council
June 26, 1767
Volume 11, Pages 212-213

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind. Vol: 106.]

At the Court at St James's the 26th day of June 1767.
Present.
The King's most Excellent Majesty
Arch Bishop of Canterbury
Lord President
Duke of Grafton
Duke of Queensberry
Lord Steward
Earl of Huntingdon
Earl of Harcourt
Earl of Shelburne
Viscount Townshend
Viscount Howe
Viscount Barrington
Viscount Clare
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Earl of Denbigh
Earl of Litchfield
Earl of Cholmondeley
Earl of Marchmont
Earl of Bristol
Earl of Ashburnham.
Viscount Villiers
Lord Sandys
James Stuart Mackenzie Esqre
James Oswald Esqre
Sir Edward Hawke

Whereas the Governor Council and Assembly of his Majesty's Province of North Carolina did in the year 1764: pass three acts which have been transmitted intitled as follows vizt

“An act for the more effectual suppressing of Felonies and Punishment of Counterfeiters of the Paper Currency of this Province and of Virginia.”

“An act for rendering more effectual the Laws making Lands and other real estates lyable to the Payment of Debts.”

“An act confirming the Title of William Dry Esqre to certain Lands therein mentioned.

Which acts together with a Representation from the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations thereupon having been referred to the consideration of a Committee of the Lords of His Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council for Plantation Affairs the said Lords of the Committee did this day report as their opinion to His Majesty that the said acts ought to be repealed. His Majesty taking the same into consideration was pleased with the advice of His Privy Council to declare his disallowance of the said acts and pursuant to His Majesty's Royal Pleasure thereupon expressed the said acts are hereby repealed declared void and of none effect—Whereof the Governor or Commander in Chief of His Majesty's said Province of North Carolina for the time being and all others whom it may concern are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly.

ROBERT WALPOLE.