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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Certificate from George Burrington concerning the transmittal of government documents
Burrington, George, 1680-1759
July 05, 1731
Volume 03, Pages 156-157

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 8. p. 1.]

North Carolina.

These may certifye that Robert Foster Gent: who hath attested the copys of the Council Journals, and the Journals of the Upper House of Assembly, is Deputy Secretary of this Province and Clerk of the Upper House of Assembly. That Ayliffe Williams Gent: who hath attested the Journals of the House of Burgesses, and the several Papers

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relating to the proceedings of that House is Clerk of the said House of Burgesses, and that full faith and credit is and ought to be given to such their Attestations.

I do also hereby certifye that the several copies of the Laws hereunto annexed with the aforesaid Journals and proceedings are true Copys from the Originals carefully examined by me.

In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of Colony to be affixed, this second day of July in the fifth year of His Majesty's reign Annoque Domini 1731