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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
November 22, 1717
Volume 02, Pages 296-297

[Council Journal.]

North Carolina—ss
Att a Council held at Coll John Hecklefeild House at Little River on the 22 day of Novembr Anno Dom 1717
Present the Honble Charles Eden Governor Captn Genll & Admll
Wm Reed Esqr Lds Proprs Depty
Fras Foster Esqr Lds Proprs Depty
Tobias Knight Esqr Lds Proprs Depty
Fredk Jones Esqr Lds Proprs Depty
Richd Sanderson Esqr Lds Proprs Depty
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Upon a Complaint made by John Hoyter King of the Chowan Indyans that Ephraim Blanchard and Aaron Blanchard had settled upon those Indyans Lands without their leave

It is Ordered by this Board that the said Blanchards do attend the next Council to Shew Cause for their so doing and that in the mean time they desist from doing anything further on their said settlements

Upon Petition of Andrew Barrow Junr for Lapsing a Tract of Land lately belonging to his Father Containing Two hundred and Sixty Six Acres for want of Seating according to the Patent formerly Granted to his said Father.

It is Ordered that the said Petitioner have a Patent for Lapsing thereof if he thinks fitt

Upon a Petition of Mr Wm Williams on behalfe of the Two Daughter of Timothy Peade Dec̄ed to get an Order for a Warrt to survey a Tract of Land in Curratuck Containing six hundred and Forty Acres according to an Entry thereof made in that Precinct Cort the Twenty third day of March 169½ and since the said Entry made survey'd by one Marmaduk Everedge and Richard Everedge during the non age of their Bror Dec̄ed whose Heires they are

It is Ordered that the said Everadges or Such Persons as now live thereon or are in the possession thereof do attend the next Council to Shew Cause why the said Petition shall not be allowed.

Upon a Moc̄on made by Mr Richardson Lds Proprs Recr Genll to know whether he should receive what Quitt Rents are now due from this Govermt

It is the Opinion of this Council that he Ought to receive them and is Accordingly by us Ordered so to do