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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
February 11, 1715
Volume 02, Pages 168-170

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[Council Journal.]


North Carolina—ss
Att a councill holden at the house of the Honble Charles Eden Esqr Govr &c in Chowan on ffryday the 11th day of ffebry 1714/15

Present The Honble Charles Eden Esqr Govr Capt Genll & Admll
The HonblesThos Pollock Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honbles Na: Chevin Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honbles Christo Gale Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honblesffra ffoster Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honbles T Knight Esqr Lds proptrs Depty

Upon Petition of Robt Sherive setting forth that one Robert Williams formerly surveyed a tract of Land in Bath County Conteyneing three hundred and Twenty acres but never pd any purchase money for ye same nor Improved it by any ways but diserted it and since dyed leaveing no Heyrs in this Governmt and that ye said Sherive treated wth Coll Thos Cary whoe was then Govr and Receiver Genll to ye Lds proptrs and he assured him he might take up ye said Land wch he did and payd ye purchase money therefor to him ye said Cary who delivered him a pattent for same But soe it is that on search in ye Secty Office he find that ye said pattent Came out of ye Office in ye name of ye said Williams and stands so recorded but was altered into ye said Sherives name by ye sd Cary therefore prays that in regard he knows nothing of ye Said Carys unfair dealing but verily believed ye Said pattent was recorded in his own name and in regard that he has actually pd ye Consideration money to ye proptrs and done all other things necessary to his title that ye record may be altered & made agreeable to ye pattent.

Ordered that ye said record be altered as prayd for ye severall alligations in ye Said Patition appeareing to this board to be true.

There haveing been this day a peace Concluded with the Cores and others our Enemy Indyans It is Considered & agreed upon by this board that ye said Indyans together wth Pagetts men have Liberty to Setle at Mattemusket and the Honble the Govr is hereby requested to Comission & Impower Some person to live wth ye Said Indyans the better to Inspect into their behaviour and to remit accounts thereof to him as often as he shall be thereto required for which service he shall be allowed out of ye Publick 2s 6d per day

Whereas report has been made to this Board that one Stephen Swetnam formerly survey'd a tract of Land on Derehams Creek in pamplico

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Conteyneing One thousand Acres and afterward Sold ye same to the Honble Willm Glover Esqr since dec'd, but that before the said Glover Could Prosecute his Title a pattent Issues out of ye Secty Office in ye said Swetnams name without any Privity or knowledge of ye alteration of ye title afsd which said pattent was afterward by the Honble Coll Thos Cary then Govr altered into ye Said Glover name and it appeareing to this Board by the Depsitions of the Said Cary & Coll Christo Gale as also by rects under ye Hand of ye Said Cary and Swetnam that the said Glover actually pd ye Considerations Money for ye Same Land to ye Said Swetnams and also ye purchase Money to ye Said Cary who was then ye Lord proptrs Receiver.

It is ordered that ye afsd Record of ye afsd pattent be altered and made in ye name of Willm Glover

Daniel Richardson Dr
£
s.
d.
To Purchase money Rec̄ed at £10 per 1000 Acres
482
19
To ye Quitt Rents to Michs 1713 At 6s per 100 Acres
38
.6
.4
To Purchase money Rec̄ed at £20 per 1000 Acres
137
.8
To ye Quitt Rents yr of to Michs 1713 at 1s per 100 Acres
2
.4
To ye Quitt Rents to Michs 1713 at 2s per 100 Acres in Chowan
206
5
To Do for purchase Lands at 6s per 100 Acres
5
.10
.4
To Do in Pasquotank at 2s per 100 Acres
150
.13
7
To Do for purchase Lands at 6s per 100 Acres
5
18
To Do in Perquimans at 2s per 100 Acres
73
2
To Do for purchase Lands at 6s per 100 Acres
1
6
1102
7
10½


North Carolina ss


Cha Eden Esqr Governor Captn Genll & Admll of ye sd province

These may certifie that on ye 14th day of Feby 1714/15 Danl Richardson Esqr prsonally came and appeared before me and made Oath yt ye within Accots were true

In testamony whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and fixed my Seale of Armes ye day and yeare above sd

CHA EDEN

Feby ye 14th 1714/15. Errors
D. RICHARDSON

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Et Contra Cr
£
s.
d.
By sallary paid the Honble Chas Eden Esqr from ye 13th of July 1713 at £300 per Anm̄
260
By Do paid President Pollock
131
9
11
By Do to Mr Secretary Knight from ye day of Jan. 1711/12 at £40 per Ann
120
By Do to Major Chr Gale Chief Justice from the 1st day of July 1712 at £60 per Ann
125
By Do to Mr Bonwick Att Genll from ye 1st June 1712 at 40 per ann
90
By Allowance for receiving ye Quitt Rents at Chowan at £16 per Ct
31
16
By Do in Pasquotank at £12 per Ct
18
15
By Do in Perquimons at £12 per Ct
7
8
By my own allowance at £10 per Ct for £1102 7s 10½d
110
4
By 8 dayes attendance on ye Assembly to get the Quitt Rents pd at Certain Convenient places at 8s per diem
3
4
By Attending Council to Get Ordrs Abt my Instructions
1
By 18 dayes attending ye Assembly abt the Act for sale of Lands
7
4
By paymt in pt of Colla Hydes sally at £200 per Anno
25
By pens Ink & paper Ct
1
10
932
10
11
Due to ye Lds pror By Ballance
169
16
11½
1102
7
10½

Excepted
Recr Genll