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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Order by Privy Council of Great Britain committee concerning the North Carolina/South Carolina boundary
Great Britain. Privy Council
December 21, 1769
Volume 08, Page 554

[B. P. R. O. South Carolina. B. T. Nos. 22, 23 and 29. O. 32. P. 3 and 443.]

At the Council Chamber Whitehall the 21st December 1769.

By the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for Plantation Affairs.

His Majesty having been pleased by his Order in Council of the 4th of August last, to refer unto this Committee several Papers transmitted by the Governors of the Provinces of South and North Carolina to the Right Honourable the Earl of Hillsborough, one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, relative to a Boundary Line proposed to be run between the two Provinces, The Lords of the Committee this day took the same into Consideration and are hereby pleased to refer the said Papers (Copies whereof are hereunto annexed) to the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations to consider the same and report their opinion thereupon to this Committee.