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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning an act of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning the Church of England
Great Britain. Privy Council
July 24, 1767
Volume 11, Page 215

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind Vol: 106.]

At the Court at St Jame's
the 24th day of July 1767.
The King's most Excellent Majesty
in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Report from the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations together with the Draught of an additional Instruction prepared by them pursuant to His Majesty's order in Council of the 26th of last month for the Governor of his Majesty's Province of North Carolina requiring him to recommend to the Council and assembly of the said Province to pass an act explanatory of an act passed there in May 1765. intitled an Act for establishing an Orthodox Clergy providing that when the Incumbent of any Parish shall be suspended the whole or a reasonable part of the proclamation Money allowed to such Incumbent shall be paid to such deserving Clergyman as shall be appointed to officiate during the Incumbents suspension—His Majesty taking the said Report and Draught of Additional Instruction into consideration was pleased with the advice of His Privy Council to approve of the said Draught of additional Instruction (which is hereunto annexed) and to order as it is hereby ordered that the Right Honourable the Earl of Shelburne one of His Majestys principal Secretaries of State do cause the same to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature.