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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
February 20, 1739 - February 23, 1739
Volume 04, Pages 342-343

[From the MSS. Records of North Carolina Council Journals.]
COUNCIL JOURNALS.


At a Council held at Newton the 20th February 1739.
Present His Excellency the Governor.
The Honōble Will Smith Esqr Member of his Majestys Council
The Honōble Math Rowan Esqr Member of his Majestys Council
The Honōble Robt Halton Esqr Member of his Majestys Council
The Honōble Edwd Moseley Esqr Member of his Majestys Council

Read Sundry Petitions, Vizt

Jno. Starkey in trust for Sol & Alex Grant 640 Onslow, Richd Braswel 100 Edgecombe, Do 100 Do, Joseph Howel 300 Do, Wm Slam 230 Do, Abra. Odam 300 Do, Sam Kennedy 100 Do, Elias Fort 640 Do, Jas Ard 300 Do, Wm Wilson (300 retd) 640 Craven, Jno Parker 155 Do, Peter Mallard 160 Craven, John Calkins 440 N. Hanover, Do 200 Do, Jas Minor 320 Do, Robt Williams 640 Beaufort, Ozborn Jeffries for a resurvey, Jno Hodgson 312 Chowan, Jacob Odam 212 Do, Do 640 Do, Robert Williams 350 Beaufort, Simon Alderson 420 Do, Kellum Ross 640 Chowan Granted

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The 23d February 1739 Present His Excellency the Governour
The Honōble Will Smith Esqr Member of Council
The Honōble Math Rowan Esqr Member of Council
The Honōble Robt Halton Esqr Member of Council
The Honōble Edwd Moseley Esqr Member of Council
The Honōble Eleazer Allen Esqr Member of Council
The Honōble Roger Moore Esqr Member of Council
The Honōble Cullen Pollock Esqr Member of Council

Read Sundry Petitions Vizt

Nathaniel Drapers 100 Beaufort, Edmund Peirce 190 Do, John Carruthers 300 Craven, Jno Riggs 640 Do, Fredric Jones 2652 Craven, Wm Faris 640 N. Hanover, Do 350 Bladen Granted

Jno Creels for a resurvey

Ordered that the Surveyor General cause 200ac to be resurveyed for the said Creel and report whether the same runs into the Lines of Edwd Bryan.

Mr Sam Swann moved in behalf of the late Mr Ashes children that the affair of the Mill Lands which has hanged so long in dispute between the Execrs of the said Ashe and of Jerome Rowan Esqr may have a final hearing and Roger Moore Esqr laying a Memorial and State thereof [before] the Court and the same being read by the Clerk, It was ordered that Patents be made out in the name of the Executors of the said Ashe for the same Land for which the said Jerome Rowan had Warrants in trust for the heirs of the said Ashe.