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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning an act of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning elections
Great Britain. Privy Council
July 21, 1737
Volume 04, Page 251

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 10. B. 28.]

At the Court at Hampton Court the 21st July 1737.

Present the Kings most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas an Act was passed in the Province of North Carolina during the time the said Province was under the Government of the late Lords Proprietors. Entituled “An Act relating to the Biennial and other “Assemblys and regulating Elections and members.

Which Act, together with a Representation from the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations proposeing the Repeal thereof having been referred to the Consideration of a Committee of the Lords of his Majestys most Honourable Privy Council for Plantation affairs. The said Lords of the Committee did this day report their Opinion to his Majesty that the said Act ought to be repealed. His Majesty in Council taking the same into consideration was graciously pleased to declare his disallowance of the said act and pursuant to his Majestys Royal Pleasure thereupon expressed the said act is hereby repealed, declared void and of none effect. Whereof the Governour or Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Province of North Carolina for the time being and all others whom it may concern are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly. A true Copy.