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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
April 03, 1733
Volume 03, Pages 537-538


No Carolina—ss.

At a Council held at the Council Chamber in Edenton the 3d day of April Anno Domini 1733

Present

His Excelly George Burrington Esqr Govr &c

The Honoble {Nathl Rice John Lovick Robt Halton Edmd Gale Jno Bapta Ashe Wm Owen} Esqrs Members of His Majestys Council

Read the Petition of the Inhabitants of Craven precinct in these words No 7

Ordered that a New Coms pass the Seal for a Court of Oyer and Terminer to be held on the second Tuesday in June next directed to the Chief Justice &c

Ordered that a New Coms of the Peace pass the seal constituting and appointing Mr Owen Esqr Robt Turner, Robt Peyton Benja Peyton Churcil Reading Saml Sinclare Richd Wm Silvester Henry Crafton Roger Kenyon Wm Carruthers Wm Willis Edwd Adley Wm Dunbar Frans La Mare Gentl Justices of the Peace for the Prects of Beaufort and Hyde

Ordered That a Commission pass the Seal Constituting and appointing Thomas Lovick Esqr John Nelson Richd Rustell Enock Ward Richd Whitehurst Joseph Bell Nath Taylor Arthur Mabson Ebenezer Harker

Shaddock Charles Cogdale & George Cogdale Gent Justices of the Peace for the precinct of Curratuck

Ordered that a Commission of the Peace pass the Seal of the Colony Constituting and appointing Daniel Shine Thos Martin John Powell Thomas Master Jacob Sheets Martin Franks Jno Fornville John Slocomb John Bryan Corns Loftin Simon Bright and James Green Gent Justices of the Peace for the precinct of Craven

A Representation of Thomas Blount King or Chief man of the Tuskarora Indians by Mr Francis Pugh one of the Commissioners for Indian affairs was read in these words Vizt No 8

This Board taking the same into Consideration are Willing that the Supponees do live with the Tuskarooroes in case both parties agree to

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the same, and that the Chowan Indian Indians have Leave to live with the Tuskarooroes Indians provided King Blount Will Recieve them.

His Excelly the Governour acquainted John Montgomery Esqr Attorney General that he was going to take some Depositions relating to him and that he might be present at the Examination. Mr Attorney thereon prayed to be allowed Council to assist him which was accordingly Granted. Whereupon Mr Attorney prayed Mr Moseley might be allowed to be Council for him which was also Granted