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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
September 13, 1715
Volume 02, Pages 199-200

[Council Journal.]

Att a Council holden at ye Honble the Governor's house at Sandy point Sepbr ye 13th 1715
Present The Honble Charles Eden Esqr Govr Capt Genll & Admll
The Honble Nath Chevin Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honble Wm Reed Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honble Chris Gale Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honble T Knight Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
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Ordered that a proclamac̄on be Issued out for ye Assemblys meeting at Captn Richard Sanderson in Little River instead of the Church in Chowan which was the place of ye last meeting

The Governor haveing made known to this Board that the Core Indians have made a Revolt and Dangerously wounded one of his Majtes Subjects named Robert Shreive. It is ye Opinion of this Board that the said Action is a violation of the peace lately made wth ye said Indians and that proper measures may and ought to be taken for the Entire Destruction of ye Said nation of Indians as if there had never been a peace made with them and for the Security of Nuse river it is the further Opinion of this board that the Tenn Troupers with as many Indians as ye Governor shall Judge necessary to be allowed for ye Garrison at Coll Brices to Range upon ye Frontiers and to be in a Constant readiness upon any alarm yt shall be made.

George Tompson haveing preferr'd a petition to this board setting forth his quallifications fitting himselfe for a Pilot of Ronoak Inlett and praying he may be appointed to that trust This Board haveing Examined the said Thompson and finding him very Well acquainted with that Inlett and that he has Fitted himselfe with a good Boat and Two able young men to attend ye said Business have

Order'd that the said George Tompson be appointed Pilot of Ronoak Inlett and that no person else for hire presume to Pilot any Forreign Vessell from ye Inlett without having first passed his Examinac̄on before this board and have a Wart from ye Governor for that purpose as they'l answer ye Contempt at their perrills