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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
August 31, 1731
Volume 03, Pages 251-252


North Carolina—ss.

At a Council held at the Council Chamber in Edenton the 31st day of August Anno Dom 1731

His Excelly George Burrington Esqr Govr
The Honoble Joseph Jenoure Esqr Member of His Majesties Council
The Honoble Edmond Porter Esqr Member of His Majesties Council
The Honoble bvgEdmond Gale Esqr Member of His Majesties Council

His Excelly the Governor was pleased to name Robert Turner Samuel Slade Benjamin Sanders Thomas Bonner Thomas Worsley Junr

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Benjamin Payton Seth Pilkington William Larner William Willis Churchil Reading John Tripp Cornelius Fowler John Coldham Samuel Sinclare Richard William Sylvester Henry Crafton John Pregg Roger Henyon and William Carruther Constituting and appointing them Justices for the precincts of Beaufort & Hyde who were approved of by the Council

Ordered that a Comission pass the seal Constituting and appointing the said Robert Turner Samuel Slade Benjamin Sanders Thomas Bonner Thos Worsley Junr Benjamin Peyton Seth Pilkington William Larner William Willis Churchill Tripp Cornelius Fowler John Coldham Samuel Sinclare Richard William Silvester Henry Crafton John Gregg Roger Henyon and William Carruther Gent. Justices of the Peace for the precinct of Beaufort and Hyde in the County of Bath.

Ordered that a Dedimus pass the seal Directed to Major Stephen Golde Impowering him to qualify the Justices in the Comission of the Peace for the precincts of Beaufort and Hyde

By order
R M FORSTER