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Bernard, Francis (1712-1779) [Appointment of John North as a Justice of the Peace in Lincoln County, Massachusetts]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02542.31 Author/Creator: Bernard, Francis (1712-1779) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Printed document signed Date: 31 October 1760 Pagination: 2 p. ; 38.3 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Partially printed document signed by Bernard as Massachusetts governor and Andrew Oliver as secretary. A manuscript note on the verso, dated 13 November 1760 and signed by Jacob Wendell and James Bowdoin as members of the governor's council, affirms that North took the oath of office. Features paper seal.

People: Bernard, Francis, Sir, 1712-1779
Oliver, Andrew, 1706-1774
Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790
Wendell, Jacob, fl. 1760

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsJudiciaryAmerican StatesmenOath

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