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Collection Reference Number GLC02542.05
From Archive Folder Collection of correspondence of the North Family 
Title Appointment of John North as Justice of the Peace in York County, Massachusetts
Date 17 July 1733
Author Belcher, Jonathan (1682-1757)  
Document Type Government document; Legal document
Content Description Handwritten document signed by Belcher as the Governor of Massachusetts. Also signed by J. Willard Story. With contemporary genealogical notes in the margins.
Subjects Government and Civics  Judiciary  
People Belcher, Jonathan (1682-1757)  North, John (fl. 1733)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Law; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information John North was the grandfather of Joseph and William North. Belcher served as governor of Massachusetts 1730-1741 and later governor of New Jersey 1747-1757.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859