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Extracts from the North-Carolina Gazette
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August 28, 1778
Volume 13, Pages 471-472

North Carolina Gazette, August 28, 1778.

Newbern August 28, 1778.

The General Assembly lately held at Hillsborough, have adjourned themselves to January next, then to sit at Halifax. They passed the following bills at Hillsborough, viz.

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A bill for repealing part of an act, allowing salaries to the governor, &c.

A bill to make provision for the recovery of debts due to the United States, or any of them.

A bill to amend an act, for altering the times of holding the superior, and County Courts &c.

A bill for emitting eight hundred and fifty six thousand pounds, for redeeming the old currency and the Congress money, the former by the first day of March, and the latter by the first day of May.

The French regiment which was raised in this town is broke, it being impossible to complete such a regiment here, where only a few straggling French sailors can be picked up.