The House took under consideration and debate the petition of Col. Theophilus Hastings presented to this House on the 29th of January last, and after some time spent therein; a motion being made and the question being whether the said Col. Theophilus Hastings, shall be allowed the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds, current money from the Public and no more in full satisfaction for what he petitions? Which being put to the vote.
Resolved, in the affirmative.
Ordered; that Alexander Parris Esqr. Public Receiver pay out of the Public Treasury unto Col. Maurice Moore the sum of one hundred pounds, current money, as a present from this House, in consideration of his coming so cheerfully along with the North Carolina forces to the assistance of this settlement in the time of the Indian war, and the fatigue he underwent in all that time.
Ordered; that Mr Speaker sign this order and that it be sent to the Governor & Council for their concurrence.
Resolved; that the design of this House in presenting Col. Maurice Moore with one hundred Pounds of Public money, is in consideration of his full demands upon the Public of this settlement.