To Francis Brooke Esqr
Our Surveyor General or to the
Surveyor General for the time being
of our Province of North Carolina.
Charles Eden Esqr our present Governor of North Carolina having given us many proofs of his inclination to our service, and his hearty Endeavours to promote the general good of our Province aforesaid, We are therefore desirous to give him all due Encouragement for the same, And We do hereby command you our Surveyor General, to admeasure and set out for the use of the said Charles Eden and his Heirs 1000 acres of land, according to the Rules and Customs of our said Province, that Grants in Fee may be passed to him, and his Heirs accordingly reserving a Quit Rent of Ten shillings yearly to be issuing out of the same to us, Our Heirs and Assigns for ever.
And for so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant Given under our Hands and Seals at St James this 13th day of August 1713.