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Minutes of the Virginia Governor's Council [Extract]
Virginia. Council
March 02, 1696
Volume 01, Page 460

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AT A COUNCILL HELD AT JAMES CITY THE 2d OF MARCH 1695-[6]

Present
His Excellency Sir Edmund Andros Knt Governor.

His Excellency was pleased to communicate to this Board a Letter from Thomas Harvey Esqr Deputy Govr of North Carolina that he had recd his Excellcys Letter Containing Mr Makclanahaws Complaint against Wm Bray Deputy Marshal in Coratuck within that Government and being altogether ignorant of the whole matter had Communicated his Excellcys Letter to the palatines Court and that order was given for Wm Brays appearance with all possible speed that being informed of the whole matter he might be Capable of giving his Excellcy a Satisfactory answer the further Consideration of the said matter is Reserved till an answer is received & that in the mean time the sheriff of Nansmond Norfolk and Princess Anne Countys be carefull in Collecting his Majestys Quittrents and other Publick Dues to ascertain their bounds and that they be not incroached upon in their several Balywicks, And ordered accordingly


2nd March 1695-(6)
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His Excellency was pleased to communicate to this Board a letter from Thos Harvey Esq. Deputy Governor of North Carolina that he had received his Excell. letter containing Mr Macklenahan's complaint against William Bray Deputy Marshal in Corrotuck within that government and being altogether ignorant of the whole matter had communicated his Excellency's letter to the Palatines Court and that order was given for William Bray's appearance with all possible speed that being informed of the whole matter he might be capable of giving his Excellency a satisfactory answer the further consideration of the said matter is deferred till an answer is received and that in the meantime the Sheriffs of Nansamond, Norfolke and Princess Anne Countys to be careful in collecting his Maj. Quit rents and other public dues to ascertain their bounds and that they be not encroached upon in their several Balywicks and Ordered accordingly.