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Minutes of the North Carolina Council of State
North Carolina. Council of State
August 03, 1778 - August 07, 1778
Volume 22, Pages 934-935


State of North Carolina.
At a meeting of the Council of State at Hillsboro, on Monday, the 3rd day of August, A. D. 1778.

Present—The Honorables William Cray, Joseph Leech, Thomas Bonner and Robert Bignall, Esquires.

His Excellency the Governor acquainted the Board that the Clerks of the General Assembly informed him a sufficient number of members to constitute the General Assembly have not appeared.

Resolved, That the Governor be advised to issued a proclamation proroguing the said General Assembly until Tuesday, the 4th instant, then to meet at Hillsboro for the dispatch of public business.

Adjourned till to-morrow.


Tuesday, the 4th day of August, 1778.

Met according to adjournment. A sufficient number of members to constitute the General Assembly not appearing;

Resolved, That the Governor be advised to prorogue the General Assembly until Wednesday, the 5th instant.

Adjourned till to-morrow.


Wednesday, August 5th, 1778.

Met according to adjournment. A sufficient number of members to constitute the General Assembly not appearing;

Resolved, The Governor be advised to prorogue the General Assembly until Thursday, the 6th instant.

Adjourned till to-morrow.

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Thursday, August 6th, 1778.

Met according to adjournment. A sufficient number of members to constitute the General Assembly not appearing;

Resolved, The Governor be advised to prorogue the General Assembly until Friday, the 7th instant.

Adjourned till to-morrow.


Friday, August 7th, 1778.

Met according to adjournment. A sufficient number of members to constitute the General Assembly not appearing;

Resolved, The Governor be advised to prorogue the General Assembly until Saturday, the 8th instant.

WILLIAM CRAY, President,
JOSEPH LEECH,
THOMAS BONNER,
R. BIGNALL.