The Secretary laid before the Board the following copies of Orders in Council transmitted from the Council Office the 17th of last month and the Titles of the same were read, vizt
Order in Council dated the 19th of Janry 174⅔ approving a Representn of this Board to Her Majesty proposing the Repeal of an Act passed in the Province of North Carolina in 1740 to appoint able and skilful Clerks for the several County Courts within that Province &c. &c.
Read a letter from Mr McCulloh His Maj. Commissr of the Quit rents in Carolina to the Board dated at Cape Fear Aug. 19th 1742 inclosing a copy of the Public Notice (dated at Wilmington March 20th 174½) addressed to all Gentlemen Freeholders & others whom it may concern relating to His Maj. Instructions to the said Commissr
The Draught of a letter to Mr McCulloh Commissioner of His Maj. Quit Rents in North & South Carolina from the Secretary of this Board in answer to those the Board has received from him was laid before the Board and ordered to be transcribed and sent.
The Secretary laid before the Board two Journals of the Council of North Carolina transmitted by the Governor to Col. Bladen one from the 21st of Septr to the 2d of Oct. 1741 the other from the 4th to the 7th of May 1742.