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Order of William Petty, 1767 May 22.

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George William Fairfax Esq to be of the council of Virginia 1767 To our trusty and welbeloved Sir Jeffery Amherst, Knight of the Bath, our captain general and governor in chief of our colony and dominion of Virginia in America, or, in his absence, to the president of our council, our lieutenant governor or commander in chief of our said colony for the time being.

22 May 1767

Lossing 1914

Geo. Wm. Fairfax


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"[seal affixed]"