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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning the appointment of John Samson as a member of the North Carolina Governor's Council
Great Britain. Privy Council
December 03, 1760
Volume 11, Pages 139-140

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind Vol: 105.]

At the Court at St James's the 3rd day of December 1760.
The Kings 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 the Governor or Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Province of North Carolina in America to swear and admit John Samson Esqre to be of His Majesty's Council in the said Province in the room of James Innes Esqre deceased —— And His Majesty in Council having been pleased to approve of the said Warrant

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(which is hereunto annexed) Doth hereby order that the Right Honourable William Pitt Esqre One of His Majesty's principal Secretarys of State do lay the same before His Majesty for His Royal Signature.