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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning the appointment of Nathaniel Duckenfield and Marmaduke Jones as members of the North Carolina Governor's Council
Great Britain. Privy Council
May 01, 1771
Volume 11, Page 233

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind: Vol: 109.]

At the Court at St James's the 1st day of May 1771.
Present.
The King's most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Representation from the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations dated the 26th of last month setting forth that there are two vacancies in His Majesty's Council for North Carolina and Sir Nathaniel Duckenfield Baronet and Marmaduke Jones Esquire having been recommended to the said Lords Commissioners as persons well qualified to serve His Majesty in that station They therefore humbly propose that the sais Sir Nathaniel Duckenfield and Marmaduke Jones may be appointed of His Majesty's said Council—His Majesty in Council approving thereof is pleased to order as it is hereby ordered that the said Sir Nathaniel Duckenfield Baronet and Marmaduke Jones Esqre be constituted and appointed Members of His Majesty's said Council in North Carolina—And that the Right Honourable the Earl of Hillsborough one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State do cause the usual Warrants to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature.

STEPH: COTTRELL.