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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Proclamation by Josiah Martin concerning an act of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning Queen's College
Martin, Josiah, 1737-1786
June 28, 1773
Volume 09, Page 665

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

North Carolina—Ss.

By His Excellency Josiah Martin Esquire Captain General, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the said Province.

A Proclamation.

Whereas His Majesty hath been pleased by His Royal Order in Council bearing date at St James's the Seventh day of April 1773 to declare His Royal Disallowance of an Act passed in the General Assembly of this Province in December 1771, intituled “An Act to amend an Act intituled an Act for Founding establishing and endowing of Queen's College in the Town of Charlotte in Mecklenburg County.” I do in pursuance of His Majesty's Royal Commands issue this Proclamation, hereby declaring the said Act Disallowed, Void, and of none effect whereof all Persons are required to take notice and govern themselves accordingly.

Given under my Hand and the Great Seal of the said Province at New Bern the 28th day of June A. Dom. 1773. In the 13th year of His Majesty's Reign.

God save the King.