His Excelly the Governour acquainting this Board that the General Assembly had addressed him that Major Stephen Goold Recr of the Impost Duty on the Tonage of Vessells for Port Bath might be Compelled to give Sufft Security for the monies he had rec̄ed for the Publickd Office and His Excelly the Govr also acquainted this Board that the said Goolde was in Custody of the Marshall until he gave good security for the same and desired the Opinion of the Council thereon who were unanimously of Opinion that ye said Goolde remain in Custody untill he gave security in the Sum of £800 currt money of this Province that he pay or cause to be paid the Powder money he hath rec̄ed since his appointmt to the said Office when thereunto Lawfully required.
Then the Council Adjd till to-morrow
Read the Petition of the Inhabitants of Beaufort precinct in these words Vizt
Read a Petition of the Inhabitants of Carteret precinct in these words Vizt No 2
Read a Petition from the Inhabitants of Onslow Precinct presented by Mr Ford who made Oath that the same was a True Copy from the Original Petition now in his Custody signed to by all the People whose names were subscribed to the said paper or by their order to him which is in these words Vizt No 3
Ordered that the several Recrs of the Powder money within this Province do attend before this Board with their accounts on the first day of next Biennial Assembly and that notice thereof be given to each of them by sending a Copy of this Order.
Read the Petition Edward Mitchel Ordered that Mr Kenyon have Notice to attend at the Council in October next, No 4
The Petition of the Chowan Indians setting forth &c No 5
Ordered that Aaron Blanchard attend this Board at their Sitting in October next and that in the mean time the said Blanchard is hereby Ordered to committ no waste in ye said Indians Land