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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning the appointment of Thomas McGuire and Willie Jones as members of the North Carolina Governor's Council
Great Britain. Privy Council
March 09, 1774
Volume 11, Page 245

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[B P. R. O. America and West Indies. Vol. 111. p. 17.]

At the Court at St James's
the 9th day of March 1774
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 21st of last month Setting forth, That there being two vacancies in His Majesty's Council of the Province of North Carolina, and Thomas McGwire Esqr. His Majesty's Attorney General, together with Willie Jones Esqr having been recommended to them as Persons every way qualified to serve His Majesty in that station, the said Lords Commissioners humbly propose that the said two Gentlemen may be appointed of His Majesty's said Council—His Majesty taking the same into consideration is pleased with the advice of His Privy Council to approve thereof, and accordingly to order, and it is hereby ordered, that the said Thomas McGwire and Willie Jones Esquires be constituted and appointed Members of His Majesty's Council for the said Province of North Carolina; And the Right Honourable the Earl of Dartmouth one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, do cause the usual Warrant to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature.

W. BLAIR.