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Minutes of a meeting of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina
Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
July 29, 1718
Volume 02, Pages 306-307

[B. P. R. O. N. C. B. T. 7. P. 101.]

St James' July ye 29th 1718
Lord Carteret Palatin
Mr Ashley
Sr John Colleton
Mr Danson
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Order'd that a letter be writ to the Govr of North Carolina signifying their Lordships pleasure that all the former Deputations, the old method of making & appointing the Council be revoked And that Mr Eden do immediately constitute a Council consisting of himself & ten Councillors as the custom is in his Majesty's other Colonies to be assistant to him in the administration of the government and to make up a part in the Legislature.

Order'd that the Laws of North Carolina be brought to the Board next week