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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning the appointment of Richard Spaight as a member of the North Carolina Governor's Council
Great Britain. Privy Council
February 04, 1757
Volume 11, Page 127

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[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind: Vol: 104.]

At the Court at St James's the 4th day of February 1757.
The King's most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations have this day laid before His Majesty at this Board (pursuant to His Majesty's Order for that purpose) a Warrant directing and requiring Arthur Dobbs Esqre His Majesty's Governor in Chief of the Province of North Carolina in America to swear and admit Richard Spaight Esqre to be of His Majesty's Council in the said Province in the room of Henry McCulloh Esqre deceased—And His Majesty in Council having been pleased to approve of the said Warrant (which is hereunto annexed) Doth hereby order that the Right Honourable William Pitt Esqre one of His Majesty's principle Secretary's of State do lay the same before His Majesty for His Royal Signature.