Executive Office, Raleigh August 28th, 1862
By virtue of authority in us vested we have this day examined the return made by the proper returning officers to the Secretary of State of the votes for Governor of North Carolina at the recent election, and find that Zebulon B. Vance received fifty two thousand eight hundred and thirty three votes, and that William Johnson received twenty thousand one hundred and seventy four votes.
Rufus H. Page
Secretary of State
D[aniel] W Courts
C[urtis] H. Brogden