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Acts of the North Carolina General Assembly, 1757
North Carolina. General Assembly
May 16, 1757 - May 28, 1757
Volume 23, Page 475

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LAWS OF NORTH CAROLINA, 1757.

At a General Assembly, begun and held at New Bern, on the Twelfth Day of December, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Four and from thence continued, by several Prorogations, to the Sixteenth Day of May, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Seven: Being the Fourth Session of this Assembly. Arthur Dobbs, Esq., Governor.

CHAPTER I.
An Act for granting a further Aid to his Majesty, for the Assistance of South Carolina, and the Defence of the Frontiers of this Province, and other Purposes.

(Omitted.)

[Full text of this chapter is available at vol. 25, p. 345-348.]

CHAPTER II.
An Act to revive an Act for facilitating the Navigation of Port Bath, Port Roanoke, and Port Beaufort.

I. Whereas an Act of Assembly, intituled, an Act for facilitating the Navigation of Port Bath, Port Roanoke, and Port Beaufort, passed at an Assembly held at Bath Town the Thirty First Day of March, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Two, was made to continue no longer than until the Conclusion of this Session of Assembly; and the same having been found greatly beneficial to the Trade and Commerce of this Province;

II. Be it further Enacted, by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, and by the Authority of the same, That the Act of Assembly aforesaid, from and after the passing of this Act, shall continue and remain in Force Five Years, and from thence to the End of the next Session of Assembly, and no longer.

CHAPTER III.
An Act to revive an Act to establish a Public Ferry from Newby's Point to Phelp's Point, whereon the Court House now stands, on Perquiman's River.

(Printed in Private Acts, post.)

CHAPTER IV.
An Act for Finishing the Church in Wilmington.

(Printed in Private Acts, post.)

CHAPTER V.
An Act for further continueing an Act, intituled an Act for the Encouragement of James Davis to set up and carry on his business of a Printer in this Province, and for other purposes therein mentioned. Exp.

[Full text of this chapter is available at vol. 25, p. 349.]

Signed by
ARTHUR DOBBS, ESQ., Governor.
Matthew Rowan, President.
SAMUEL SWANN, Speaker.