Mr Duckingfield appear'd and desir'd to be made Secretary of North Carolina Mr Knight the Secretary being very ill
Order'd that the said Duckingfield be minuted to be made Secretary when the Lords shall be informed that Mr Knight is dead, he giving security for the due execution of his office.
[N. B. Here follow eighteen blank pages, and therefore no entry of proceedings at the Board of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina from 31 July 1719 to the 21st of Janry 1724-5. W. N. S.]