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Minutes of a meeting of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina
Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
September 03, 1709
Volume 01, Page 718

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[B. P. R. O. N. C. B. T. 7. P. 24.]

Craven House Sept 3rd 1709
Present
His Grace the Duke of Beaufort for himself and the Palatin
The Honble Maurice Ashley Esqre
Sir John Colleton Barrt
John Danson Esqre

A Proposal was read from Christopher de Graffenried and Lewis Michel Esqrs It was agreed that a Warrant be prepared to the Surveyor General of North Carolina to admeasure and set out 10,000 Acres of land to the sd Christopr de Graffenried and his Heirs and that grants be passed accordingly.

To the 2nd Proposal relating to the poor Palatines that shall be transported into North Carolina, It was resolv'd that their Lordships will not undertake to provide them with all provisions they shall want but they will give directions to their Receiver General to supply the Palatines with such provisions as he shall have of their Lordships in his hands and may be spared from the necessary use of the government at the same rates he received them the sd Christopr de Graffenried and Lewis Michel paying their Lordships for the same in sterling money in London at the end of two years after the arrival of the Palatines in North Carolina at £50. per Cent discount.

Memdm the Secretary received a Bill of £100. payable to him for the use of the Lords Proprietors upon Christopher de Graffenried and due upon the 1st of Janry next ensuing

Sign'd a Warrant for Christopr de Graffenried for 10,000 Acres of land in North Carolina Agreed that Mr Luis Michel have a Warrant for 3500 Acres of land in North Carolina to him and his heirs he paying for the same according to the rate the Swiss Cantons purchased their Land in that part of the Province aforesaid.

Adjourned sine die.