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Order to the Sheriff of Lower Norfolk, Virginia to collect taxes in the Currituck area
Virginia. Council
May 22, 1683
Volume 01, Page 343

[B. P. R. O. B. T. Va. 58.]
ORDER OF COUNCIL FOR COLLECTING PUBLICK
DUES OF Ye INHABITANTS OF CARROTUCK

At a Council Held at Green Spring May 22nd 1683
Present

His Excellency Thomas Lord Culpeper Governor Collonel Anthony Lawson the present Sherif of Lower Norfolk and all succeeding Sherifs are hereby Ordered and Required pursuant to an order of Assembly made in 1680 and directions therein given to Captain Adam Keeling then Sherif thereof to demand ask Levy require and receive Quittrents Levys fees and all other publick dues from the Inhabitants of Currituck and all others there adjoining that Claime and hold their Lands by virtue of patents issued from the secretary's Office of this Government and in case of their or any of their refusals or failures thereof that then he & they Levy the same by distress as in ye like cases on any other his Matys Subjects of this Colony