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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
February 07, 1761
Volume 06, Pages 628-629

[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

At a Council held at Wilmington the 7th Day of February 1761
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esquire
The Honble John Swann Esquire and
The Honble Maurice Moore Esquire

At which time His Majesty King George the third was Proclaimed

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King of Great Britain France and Ireland and all Dominions thereunto belonging in Presence of His Excellency In Council. Then His Excellency took the Oaths of Supremacy and allegiance and subscribed the Test in presence of said Council. As also swore in the Members present

Ordered, That Writs of Election issue to the Sheriffs of the several Counties to call an Assembly to meet at Wilmington the twentieth day of March next.

Additional Notes for Electronic Version: This document was enclosed with a letter from Arthur Dobbs - See Related Documents.