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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
May 28, 1725 - May 29, 1725
Volume 02, Pages 565-566

[Council Journal.]

North Carolina—ss.
At a Council held at the Council Chamber in Edenton the 28th day of May Anno Dom 1725

The Honoble Geo. Burrington Esqr Govr
J Lovick Esqr Member of the Council
E Moseley Esqr Member of the Council
F Foster Esqr Member of the Council
John Blount Esqr Member of the Council
Thos Pollock Esqr Member of the Council
Thos Harvey Esqr Member of the Council
Arthr Goffe Esqr Member of the Council
Wm Maule Esqr Member of the Council

An Indian belonging to King Blounts Towne being brought before this Board to answer for having in his Drink fired a Gun into the house of George Moy an Inhabitant of this Government living in Pamlicough and wounding two Children belonging to the said Moy and this Board being Satisfyed that the Children are likely to de well And it appearing that it was done without malice the Indian being very much in drink

Ordered that he be fined Twelve buck skins and twelve Doe skins and that the same be paid to Coll Robert West sometime in August next for the said George Moy to recompence him for his Expence in Curing the Children of their Wound and that the said Moy upon receipt of the Skinns do Deliver up the Indians Gun now in his Custody

Adjd till to Morrow

May the 29th 1725 Met againe

present as before & Robert West Esqr

Ordered That a Com̄ission of the Peace Issue for Bertie Precinct directed to Col Wm Maule Geo Wyn James Castlelaw Thos Bryan Edwd Howard John Dew Thos Kitchen Jno Span Thos Hart Thos Lovick Henry Spellar

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The Honoble the Govr in Council declaring that he had received Information of sundry very abusive and Scurrilous reflections that had been uttered concerning him by Mr Secretary Lovick in the presence and hearing of Sundry Person on the 8 of this Instance May at the house of Mrs Mary Woodman at Edenton and the Evidences Vizt Mrs Deborah Pilson Mrs Jerome Armour Mr Sam Swann and Mrs Mary Woodman being called and giving their Oaths concerning the same. At the desire of Mr Secretary (who declared he had Sundry Evidences to produce in his favor) a further Examination and hearing of the said Matter before the Council ordered to be on the 14th day of June next at the Council Chamber in Edenton

By order