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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
October 12, 1772
Volume 09, Page 346

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

At a Council held at New Bern October 12th 1772.
His Excellency the Governor.
The Honble Lewis H. DeRosset Esquire
The Honble Alex. McCulloch Esquire
The Honble William Dry Esquire

His Excellency informed the Board that it had been represented to him the meeting of the Assembly at the time it stands prorogued to would be attended with several inconveniences, he judged it might be proper to be prorogued until a further time and desired the opinion of the Council thereupon, who were of opinion it should be prorogued to the 6th day of January next then to meet at New Bern for the dispatch of business. Ordered a proclamation issue in the usual form.