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Report concerning a settlement in North Carolina proposed by inhabitants of Switzerland
No Author
1736
Volume 04, Pages 207-208

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 9. A. 72.]

An Account of the charge of laying out Land in North Carolina and The Bounds of the Tract desired by Mr Jenner & the Swiss.

[Received from Capt. Burrington]
£
s
d
Governour's fees for the Rights of 400 Acres,
1
0
0
Secretarys Fee for a Warrant
1
5
0
Secretarys Fee for a Patent
0
10
0
Surveyors Fees for Certificate and Entry
0
4
6
Surveyors Fee for surveying
1
13
4
3
12
10

Mr Jenner Agent for the Switzers that desire to settle in North Carolina desires that the lands lyeing between Catankue Creek and the

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North East branch of Cape Fear River by two lines run between the head of that Creek and the place where it falls into Neus River, the nearest way to the North East Branch of Cape Fear River; may be allotted to them and erected into a New Precinct, when five hundred Switzers are settled therein.

The Governor's Fee is 2s 6d every fifty Acres.

The above mentioned Fees excepting the Governor's Fee are what is demanded upon the setting out 640 acres and for every 640 acres the same Fees are repeated, altho by Act of Assembly the Surveyors can demand but 2 sh: per hundred after the first 640.