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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
March 29, 1768
Volume 07, Page 702

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

At a Council held at Brunswick 29th March 1768—
His Excellency the Governor
The Honble John Rutherford Esquire
The Honble William Dry Esquire
The Honble Benjamin Heron

His Excellency proposed adding the following Gentlemen to the Commission of the peace for the several Counties under-mentioned in consequence of petitions from their respective Inhabitants—

New Hanover—John Ancrum, Robert Schaw, William Robinson, Jonathan Evans.

Johnston—James Martin, Thomas Hinds.

Granville—William Bullock, Robert Lewis, Thornton Yancey.

Brunswick—Robert Ellis, Joseph Peabody.

To which appointments the Board unanimously agreed.

Ordered, That the Secretary transmit the names of the Justices hereby appointed to the Chairman of the Respective Countys impowering and directing them severally to insert their names in the Commission of the peace and dedimus.