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Warrant to appoint Thomas Child as Attorney General of North Carolina
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
February 28, 1746
Volume 11, Page 109

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(P. R. O. Plantations General. B. T. Vol: 56 p. 131.)
King's Warrant appointing Thos Child Esqre Attorney General for North Carolina

28th February 1745-6.
George R.

Trusty and welbeloved we greet you well. Whereas we have taken into our Royal consideration the Loyalty Integrity and Ability of our trusty and welbeloved Thomas Child Esqre We have thought fit hereby to authorize and require you forthwith to cause Letters Patents to be passed under our seal of that our Province of North Carolina in America for constituting and appointing him the said Thomas Child our Attorney General of and in our said Province the said Office being vacant by the promotion of John Montgomery Esqre late Attorney General there deceased to the Office of Chief Justice in our said Province to have hold exercise and enjoy the said office of our Attorney General unto him the said Thos Child during our Pleasure and his residence within our said Province together with all and singular the Rights Salaries Fees Profits Privileges and Emoluments thereunto belonging or appertaining and for so doing this shall be your Warrant and so we bid you farewell. Given at our Court at St James's the 28th Day of Februry 1745-6. in the nineteenth year of our reign.

To our Trusty and welbeloved Gabrl Johnston Esqre our Captain General &c: