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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Great Britain. Board of Trade
February 20, 1718
Volume 02, Pages 299-300

[B. P. R. O. B. T. Journals. Vol. 27. P. 119.]

Whitehall Thursday Febry 20th 171⅞

At a meeting of H. M. Comrs for Trade & Plants
Mr Chetwind.
Sr Charles Cooke.
Mr Dominique.
Mr Pelham.
Mr Pulteney.
Mr Bladen.

An Order of Council of the 9th inst referring to this Board a Representation from the Lords Proprietors of Carolina which recommends Sir Robt Montgomery for his Maj. approbation to be Governor for life of

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the most southern part of the said Province beyond the Savana River was read together with a copy of the said Representation as likewise a Memorial from the said Sir Robert Montgomery upon that subject all which their Lordships resolved to take into further consideration the first opportunity