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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
September 07, 1722
Volume 02, Pages 459-460

[Council Journal.]

North Carolina—ss.
At a Council held by Virtue of an act of Assembly Entitled an Act for Preserving the Peace &c at Edenton the 7th day of September An Dom 1722
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Present The Honoble William Reed Esqr Eldest Councellr
Christopher Gale Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
Richard Sanderson Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
John Lovick Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
Thomas Pollock Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
John Blount Esqr Lds proptrs Depty

Mr Thomas Pollock having departed this life the 30th of August past and the Board being met to Elect a new President the Question being put the Honoble William Reed Esqr was unanimously chose President of the Council and Comander in Chief of this Provice till the Lds Proprietors pleasure be further known therein who having taken the Oaths by Law appointed as well as the Oathes to observe the Laws of Trade took his place at the Board accordingly

Ordered That the usual sallary paid to the late Governors and President be paid to the Honoble William Reed while he shall continue President and that the Lords Proprs Receiver General pay it Quarterly as formerly

Ordered That a proclamation doe forthwith Issue to give notice of the present Establishment and for the continuance of all Officers till the President's pleasure be further known

Ordered That the Deputy Marshall in each District within this Governmt attend the persons chose as Representives for this present Bienniel Assembly and acquaint them that this Board is come to a resolution of holding the assembly at Edenton the first Tuesday in Octor next according to their proclamac̄on without fail

Christopher Gale Esqr making a motion to this Board and produceing a Lre from the Lords proptrs to Govr Eden acquainting him that it was His Excellc̄y the Palitins opinion that the said Gale as Chief Justice should take place in Council next the President which this Board agreeing to he took his place accordingly

By order