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Letter from Henderson Walker to Francis Nicholson
Walker, Henderson, ca. 1659-1704
August 12, 1700
Volume 01, Pages 528-529

[B. P. R. O. B. T. Virginia. Vol. 9. E. 26.]
LETTER FROM THE DEPy GOVr OF N. CAROLINA TO COL NICHOLSON ABT DR. COXE'S PATENTS REFERR'D TO IN COL. NICHOLSON'S Lre OF THE 27th AUG. 1700. RECd 19th OCT. READ 22 OCTr 1700.

[Indorsed.]

No. 10. Virginia


North Carolina August 12th 1700.

May it please Yor Exc'y

We have lately heard that Col. Inglesby is comeing in here our Govr Since which we have had advice from Mr Perry who gives accot that himself & Col. Ludwell waited upon one Dr. Cox who showed them a patent granted by King Charles the First to the D. of Norfolk inrol'd in Chancery now confirmed including from the south branch of Nansemond to 35 degrees and two degrees Westerly which takes in our Province and that there was a Patent for a great part of the land called Norfolk granted from Govr Harvey in 31 to a son of the D. of Norfolk that the said Dr. Cox had some dispute with the Proprietors of which if yor

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Excy hath any advice be pleased to honor me with it by the Bearer. The Honble Coll Quarry hath been very sick here but is now upon recovery If any thing in these parts may be serviceable to yor Excy please to signify it to

Yor Excy's most humble Servant
HENDER. WALKER.

The said Mr Perry tells us that by reason of the said patent supposes it will be under your Excys Government of Virginia (which if soe will be aboundant satisfaction to myselfe) and that his Majesty had paid the passages of a great many French Protestants who were to be settled by Dr. Cox in Pamplicoe.

H. W.

James Citty August 27th 1700.