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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Proclamation by Josiah Martin concerning the prorogation of the North Carolina General Assembly
Martin, Josiah, 1737-1786
November 30, 1773
Volume 09, Page 697

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[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 a sufficient Number of Members of the General Assembly of this Province have not appeared to Constitute a House I do therefore issue this proclamation hereby proroguing the said Assembly until tomorrow the First day of December next then to meet at New Bern for the dispatch of public business.

Given under my Hand and the Great Seal of the said Province at New Bern the 30th day of November In the 14th year of His Majesty's Reign, Anno Dom. 1773.

By His Excellency's Command
Jas Parratt, D. Sec.
God save the King.>