Sir Richard Everard Bart Late Govr having Exhibited a Complaint against the late Recr General that he has refused paying him his Salary as Governour & that there are Sevl years in arrears due to the said Sr Richd upon which both parties were called and appeared accordingly, And the late Recr producing his accots with Sir Richard and his vouchers for the same and Sir Richard examined and there appeared To have been paid Sir Richard the sum of £1658.7.6 which amounted to very near the whole sum due to him from the time of his coming into this Province to the day of the present Governours arrival. But this Board having no direction for the allowance of any sallary since his Majesties Purchase of the said Province do forbear at present the allowing any further payment than from the 17th day of July 1725 to the 19th Day of July 1729 being the date His Majesties purchase which in the whole is £1200 at 300£ per annum which is allow to be paid and the Reciever General discharged for the sum of 1200 in his Accot
This Board having taken into consideration the affair of the Tenth of Wheal Oyle and Bone taken on the sea coast of this Province which has been lately claimed by the Judge of the admiralty of this Province as a Dinis of Admiralty and the said Judge and others having recd percells of the said Oyle and Bone without accounting for the same to the Govr for the time being which being the undoubted right and purquisitt of the Govrs of the several Provinces of his Majesties Dominion in America where wheals were taken till his Majesty pleased to alter ye Contrary. It is ordered that all Tenths of the oyle & bone recd by any Person whatsoever before his Majesties Royall Instructions relating to that affair were published be paid to the Honoble Sir Richard Everard Bart Governor of this Province
Edmond Porter Esqr appointed by his Majesties Royall instructions a Member of Councill for this Province appeared and took and subscribed several oaths. by law appointed for Qualification of Publick officers and his place at the board accordingly.
Present ye Honble Edmond Porter Esqr
William Smith Esqr producing to this Board Majesties Warrant under his sign manuel directing That Letters patents Issue under the Great Seal of this Province constituting and appointing him the sd William Smith Chief Justice therein
Ordered that Letters patents issue for the same
Ordered that a Commission issue under the seal of ye Province constituting and appointing Robert Halton Esqr Provost Marshall & Commissary of the musters within This Province
Ordered that the said Provost Marshall be and he is hereby Impowered to take and recieve Two Shillings and six pence for signing a Messu Process. By order of ye Govr & Councill
Ordered that the old seal of the Colony be used till the new seal arrives
Ordered that Cullen Pollock George Martin Isaac Hill be assistant Judges to the Chief Justice.
Ordered that John Conner Esqr be and he is appointed Attorney General of this Province and that a Commission be prepared for the same