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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council, including accounts of government salaries and quit rents
North Carolina. Council
February 21, 1728
Volume 02, Pages 724-729

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[Council Journal.]


North Carolina—ss.
At a Council held at the Council Chamber in Edenton the 21st day of February Anno Dom 1727(8)

Present
The Honoble Sir Richard Everard Bart Govr &c
William Reed Esqr Member of Council
C Gale Esqr Member of Council
E Moseley Esqr Member of Council
J Lovick Esqr Member of Council
R Sanderson Esqr Member of Council
Thos Pollock Esqr Member of Council
John Palin Esqr Member of Council
Edmd Gale Esqr Member of Council
J Worley Esqr Member of Council

Read the Petition of William Reed Jr Shewing that sometime agoe his Father William Reed took up and Patented 280 acres of Land lying in Pasquotank wch is not seated &c Therefore prays a Lapse patent may be granted him for the same

Ordered that a patent Issue as prayed for

Read the Petition of Thomas Stamp shewing that his Father Richard Stamp sometime agoe obtained a patent for 100 acres of Land lying in Pasquotank wch is not seated as the Law directs therefore prays a Lapse patent may be granted him for the same

Ordered that a Petent Issue as prayed for

Read the Petition of Coll Wm Reed shewing that some time agoe Stephen Scott Sr and Francis Delamere obtained a patent for 400 acres of Land lying in Curratuck called the Broad neck at the mouth of North River which is not seated as the Law directs Therefore prays a Lapse patent may be granted him for the same

Ordered that a pat Issue as prayed for

Ordered that a New Commission of the Peace Issue for Chowan precinct directed to the old members and Thomas Parris

The Honoble the Governor having Informed this Board that he had been Traduced at home as a person Given very much to Drink he desired this Board to declare whither he had ever seen him in Publick the least disguised in Drink and they unanimously declared they did not

The Honoble the Governor having named Christopher Gale John Lovick Edward Moseley and William Little Esqrs Commissrs for this Goverment for Settling the Boundaries and running the line between the Two Governments This Board Concurred therewith & desired his Honr to give proper Instructions to the Commissioners for facilitating

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the work and particularly That an Instruction be prepared for settling the Titles of such Peoples' Land as are settled in this Government by Vertue of Verginia Grants or in Verginia by virtue of Patents from this Government and further that if the Gent appointed by the Government of Verginia from that Governmt do not come into measures so as to make the people easy in their Titles that then the surveyor General be directed to forbear making any Entrys or surveys of Land that shall fall in this Government with Verginia Titles till this Board have considered of the same

The Honoble the Governor moving that Coll Thomas Harvey should be displaced from being Chairman of Perquimans Court This Board desired the matter might be respited till Coll Harvey appeared And the Debate was respited accordingly till the next sitting of the Board

William Little Esqr Recr General produced his accots before this Board And the same were Examined sworn to and allowed off and ordered to be Entered in the Council Journal

The Question being put whether the Assembly should be prorogued to a further day which was carryed in the affirmative And accordingly the Assembly is prorogued to the Second Tuesday in November next.

Ordered that a proclamation Issue accordingly

Ordered That the Receiver General pay to the sd Com̄issrs for their Charge and Trouble pursuant to such Instructions as shall be given by the Honoble the Governor to them

By order
J LOVICK Secty.

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North Carolina The Lords Proprietors Accompt
Dr.
To Ballance the last accot in my favour wch was given in Spr 1726
36
8
9
To Sundry payments made the Honoble Sir R Everard Bart Govr &c to make up his salary to the 17th of Janry 1726
348
10
To Sundry Payments made to Chris Gale Esqr Chief Justice to make up his Salary to the 17th Janry 1726
79
1
11
To John Lovick Esqr Secty to make up his Salary the 24th of Decr 1725
13
15
To Ballance of Coll Worley acct per order of Council
49
To Edward Moseley Esqr Sur Genll to make up his Salary to May 16 1727
32
15
To the Attorney Genll to make up his Salary to the 17th Janry 1725
13
15
To An Order from their Lordships to Coll Gale
143
£716
5
8
To my Com̄iss on £716. 5. 8 at £10, per cent deducting the Commissions on the Ballance of former Accounts
67
19
9
£784
5
5
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Cr
By Qt Rts rec̄ed myself Vizl
Last year of Coll Harvey
£6
of Mr Blount
3
3
6
of John Gilbert
4
6
of John Dew
1
15
of Richard Holland
10
11
13
for the year ending September 29th 1726 Vizl
of Coll Gale for Mr Sanderson
£7
15
3
of James Farloe
1
5
of Timo Jones
1
18
4
10
18
7
By Thos Spires D marl in Bertie prect to Compleat for the year Ending Sept 1725 as per accot clear of charges
19
19
By E Howcot Chowan prect to Compleat his Acct Ending Septr 1725
24
13
6
By Jo Cotton D M in Bertie to Compleat his Accot Ending September 1725
6
18
6
By collections per Dan Guttery in Pasquotank Ending September 1725
25
10
By John Hanson s Shore Chowan 2 years clear of Collections
56
18
3
By Jo Darden in Bertie prect in part of the year Ending September 1726
10
By Thos Spires in Bertie prect in part for ye year Ending Sepr 1726
25
By Con Luten in Bert prect in part of ye year Ending Sepr 1726
17
By O Champion in Perquims prect towards the year Ending Sepr 1726
20
By R Hicks Pro Mar Chowan towards the year Ending Sepr 1726
40
By James Singleton Bath County towards the year Ending Sepr 1726
13
By Sundry old arrears of Qt Rents and Purchase money rec̄ed since the Last accts to this Date
288
15
£570
5
10
Ballance of this Account in my favour in advance for Their Lordships
213
19
7
£784
5
5

Errors Excepted Me this 20th day of May 1727

per WILLIAM LITTLE Recr Genll

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No Carolina The Lords Proprietors Accot
Dr
To Ballance Last Accot Given in May ye 20th 1727
£213
19
7
To Sir R Everard Bart Govr to Compleat his salary to the 17th day of July 1727 being Two years since his arrival
150
To Chris Gale Esqr to compleat his Salary as Chi Just till 17th July 1727
30
To John Lovick Esqr Secty to make up his Salary from 24th Dec 1725 to the 24th Dec 1726
40
To Mr President Reed old Arrear of his Salary Vizt
In the whole
£210
pd before
38
172
To Coll Moseley Surveyr Genl his Salary from 16th of May 1727 to 16th of Novr 1727
20
To the Atto Genl from the 17th Janry 1725 to the 17th Janry 1726
40
Pd the Recr Genl from Janry 17th 1725 to Janry 17th 1726
20
To Edward Howcot for Going to Verginia per order
4
To Edward Howcott Messenger per order
10
£699
19
7
To my Commission at £10 per cent on £486 amounts to
48
12
£748
11
7
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Cr
By old arrears of Qt Rts & Purchased money reced to Augt 2d 1727
£79
17
By Do more Collected from that time to Novr 20th 1727
129
15
By Orlando Champion to Compleat his Accot of Perquimons Collections clear from the Year Ending September 1726
22
10
4
By Con Luten to Compleat his accot for his part of Bertie Clear Ending Septr 1726
6
16
By Danl Guthery his Collections for Pasquotank Ending Septr 1726 clear of Collections
40
7
By Robert Hicks to Compleat his accots of No Shore in Chowan prect Ending Sepr 1726 clear of Collections
16
5
10
By Joseph Darden to Compleat his Collections for the year Ending Septr 1726 his part of Bertie Clear
29
19
By Thos Spires his part of Bertie compleated to Novemr 1726
84
7
10
By Geo Powers Curratuck for the years 1726 & 1727
67
14
By Coll Reed Discounted in his arrears of Qt Rents paid
10
By Escheat money of Old Mrs Farloe
1
12
6
By Escheat money of Mr Leigh
3
13
By James Singleton more in Bath County as per acct
4
5
1
497
2
7
By Ballance due I am in advance for the Lords overpaid what rec̄ed to the 20th of Novr 1727
251
9
748
11
7

Errors Excepted

per WILLIAM LITTLE Recr Genll