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Commission to appoint John Taylor as commissioner to sign public bills
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 10, 1779
Volume 14, Page 115

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[From Executive Letter Book.]

State of North Carolina.

Richard Caswell, Esq., Govr., Commander in Chief of the said State.
To Col. John Taylor, of Granville County, Greeting:

Out of the assurance I have in your Integrity, abilities & Fidelity to the State, and in virtue of the powers granted me by an Act of the General Assembly of this State, passed at Smithfield, the fifteenth day of May last, entitled an “Act for emitting money for defraying the expence of the War, and for other purposes,” I do by these presents appoint you, the said John Taylor, a Commissioner to receive the Bills of credit to be emitted by virtue of the said Act, when printed and numbered, and to sign the same and pay them into the hands of the public Treasurers in the room and stead of Thomas Person, Esqr., who hath refused to act, hereby giving and granting to you the same powers and subjecting you to the same rules and regulations as the Commissioner appointed by the said Act.

Given under my hand & the great seal of the State, at Kings ton, the 10th day of June, in the year of our Lord 1779, and in the third year of the Independence of the State.