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Instructions to Edward Moseley as Surveyor General of North Carolina
Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
June 03, 1723
Volume 02, Page 491

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[B. P. R. O. B. T. No. Carolina. Vol. 6. P. 64.]

His Excellency John Lord Carteret Palatin and the rest of the True and Absolute Lords Proprietors of the Province of Carolina in America

To Edward Moseley Esqr Surveyr Gen. of North Carolina

George Burrington Esqr Our present Governor having given us many Proofs of His Inclinations to Our Service and his hearty Endeavours to promote the General Good of Our Province we are very willing to give him all due Encouragement and do hereby require and command you to cause to be admeasured and set out to the said George Burrington and his Heirs two thousand Acres of Land according to the Rules Customs and Usages of Our Province; And you are to give Directions that the usual Grants for the same may be made to him and his Heirs accordingly, reserving the Quit Rent of one penny per acre Sterg: yearly to be paid to us Our Heires and Assigns for ever, and for so doing this shall be your Sufficient Warrant, Given at St James under Our Hands and Seals this third day of June Anno Dom: 1723

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JA BERTIE for D: OF BEAUFORT
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JA: BERTIE
J: COLLETON