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Minutes of the Vestry of St. Paul's Parish, Chowan Precinct
St. Paul's Parish (Chowan Precinct)
February 06, 1712
Volume 01, Pages 833-834

[From the Vestry Book of St. Paul's Parish, Chowan Precinct.]

At a Vestry held at the Honoble the presidents. Febry ye 6th 1711/12

Whereas there is no Constable appointed for the lower District of the North Shore from Edward Standing's lower down the precinct. the Church Wardens or either of them are hereby impowered to hire a fit person to take a List of the Tythables within the said District and after having received all the several Lists of all the Districts within this precinct to assess and collect or cause to be collected the aforesaid sum of forty-five pounds and the additional Charge for collecting the same to be raised equally per pole.

Item that whereas the Honoble Thomas Peterson Esqr and Mr Thomas Luten have not been able to take and receive Mr Moseley's the late Church Warden's account of his said office, according to the order of the last Vestry. It is hereby ordered that they demand and take and lay the same before the next Vestry.

THOS PETERSON Church Warden
EDWARD HYDE
JOHN BIRD
THOS POLLOCK
SAML PATCHET
JOHN URMSTON MISSry
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LEONARD LOFTEN
THOS LEE Church Warden
WILLIAM DUCKENFIELD
JOHN WALKER
THOS LUTEN