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Proclamation by Thomas Burke concerning payment of taxes
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
February 16, 1782
Volume 19, Page 903

A PROCLAMATION.

State of North Carolina.

By his Excellency Thomas Burke, Esqr., Governor, Captain General and Commander-in-Chief said State:

I do, by and with the advice and consent 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 Election of the payer for the one fourth directed by act of Assembly to be collected in Continental paper money; Conditionally if the same shall be approved by the General Assembly.

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

THOS. BURKE.