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Commission to appoint William Nunn as Sheriff of Orange County
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
June 10, 1765
Volume 07, Page 91

[From MS. Records in Office of the Secretary of State.]

North Carolina—ss.

The Honble William Tryon Esqr his Majesty's Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the said Province—

To William Nunn Esquire of Orange County Greeting

Out of the assurance I have of Your Loyalty and Integrity I do hereby Nominate, Constitute, and appoint you the said William Nunn to be Sheriff of the said County of Orange To have, hold, use Exercise, and Enjoy the said office of Sheriff of the County of Orange During my Pleasure, Together with all Powers and Authorities, Fees Privileges and Emoluments, which to the said office of Sheriff Dothe or may of Right belong or appertain.

Given under my hand and the seal of the said Province at Brunswick this Tenth day of June In the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and sixty five and in the Fifth Year of his Majestys Reign.

By his Honours Command
Thos Rutherford D: Secy