By His Excellency William Tryon, Esquire, His Majesty’s Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over said Province:
To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting. Know ye that Maurice Moore, Esquire, who hath attested the affirmation of Phebe Daugherty, hereunto annexed, was at the time the said affirmation is attested to have been made, Assistant Justice of the District of Salisbury in the Province aforesaid; Therefore all due Faith and Credit is and ought to be had and given to his attestation, and to the affirmation hereunto annexed, in All or any of His Majesty’s Courts of Judicature or Elsewhere within His Dominions.
In Testimony whereof I the said William Tryon have hereunto set my Hand and Caused the Great Seal of His Majesty’s said Province to be affixed this 26th Day of November at New Bern in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-Six and in the Seventh Year of His Majesty’s Reign.
Phebe Doherty’s Affirmations, &c.