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Proclamation by Thomas Burke concerning tax collection
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
February 16, 1782
Volume 16, Page 197

[From Executive Letter Book.]

State of North Carolina.

By His Excellency, Thos. Burke, Esquire, Governor, Captain General and Commander-in-Chief of said State:

I do by, and with the consent and advice of the Council of State, recommend to all collectors of public taxes to receive in payment of the State, paper money tax, indented Certificates issued by the County Commissioners for supplies since the last collection and the Continental or State paper, at the Collection of the pay or for the one-fourth directed by Act of Assembly to be Collected in Continental paper money, conditionally if the same shall be approved by by General Assembly.

Given under my hand and seal at Arms at Halifax 16th day of February, 1782, and in the sixth year of our Independence.

THOS. BURKE.