1778 Appointment of J.P. - Peter Reaves

Appointment of Peter Reaves as J.P. for Pitt County – 1778

Ordinances of Convention, 1776
North Carolina. Provincial Congress
November 22, 1776 - December 23, 1776
Volume 23, Page 994

An Ordinance for appointing Justices of the Peace, Sheriffs, and Constables for the several Counties in this State, for erecting County Courts for the purposes of holding Sessions of the Peace and putting into execution the laws relative to Orphans, Guardians and highways until provisions shall be made by the General Assembly of this State for the same.
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. . . Peter Reaves Esquires . . . for the County of Pitt. . . . .
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And be it further ordained by the Authority aforesaid, That this Ordinance shall continue and be in force until the end of the next session of the General Assembly and no longer. Read the third time and ratified in open Congress this 23rd of December, 1778.

Source: Public Domain, Documenting the American South, University Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Colonial and State Records of North Carolina, http://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.html/document/csr23-0057#p23-994.