A true and faithful narrative of the proceedings of the House of Burgesses of North-Carolina : met in assembly for the said province at Newbern, Feburary [sic] 5th, 1739, on the articles of complaint exhibited before them against the Honourable William Smith, esq; chief justice of the said province, for high crimes and misdemeanors done and committed by the said William Smith in the execution of his office. Published for the justification of the gentlemen members of that house, who voted the said articles sufficiently proved for the said chief justice to be charged therewith. Addressed to the freeholders of North-Carolina ... / [Williamsburg, Va., 1740].
- [Boston] : [Publisher not identified], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (1 unnumbered leaf, 52 pages)
- Additional Creators:
- North Carolina. General Assembly. House of Burgesses
Signatures: A-G⁴, (last leaf blank).
The date of publication and the figure /40 after 1739 added in manuscript on original t.p.
Head and tail piece. Initial.
Size of original: 17.5 cm.
"As there was no printing in North Carolina at the time, the printer was probably William Parks of Williamsburgh, Virginia."--Sabin, Bib. amer., v. 25, p. 508. cf. also Boyd, W.K. Some eighteenth century tracts concerning North Carolina, 1927, p. 5; McMurtrie, D.C. History of printing in the United States, v.2, 1936, p. 338.
One of 15 copies from the original in the Massachusetts historical society, November, 1936.
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