Read a letter from Mr. McCulloh Commissioner for supervising and controlling the revenues and grants of land in North and South Carolina to this Board dated at Cape Fear the 27th of July 1744 inclosing copy of a letter to Mr. Johnston Governor of North Carolina dated also at Cape Fear the 6th of July 1744 inclosing likewise the following papers Viz:
Observations in relation to His Maj. Order of Council dated the 19th of May 1737 most humbly submitted to the Right Honble the Commissrs for Trade & Plantations by Henry McCulloh.
Copy of the Representation of Henry McCulloh to His Excellency Gabriel Johnston Esqre in Council with Observations thereon.
Copy of a Representation of Henry McCulloh in behalf of Murray Crymble James Huey and their Associates to Gabriel Johnston Esqre Govr of North Carolina.
Ordered that enquiry should be made if he has any Agent here and that the said Agent should be desired to attend and in case he has none that Messrs. Crimble & Huey have the same notice given them.
The Board having been informed that Mr. Howson was Agent to Mr. McCulloh ordered a letter to be wrote to him to desire his attendance here Tuesday next in order to have some discourse with him on the subject of a letter and other papers received from Mr McCulloh and read as mentioned in yesterday's Minutes.
Mr. Howson Agent for Mr. McCulloh after some discourse had with him on the subject of the letter and other papers received from the said Mr. McCulloh the Board acquainting him that as the grievance complained of in his said letter related to his private & not his public capacity they could not give him any assistance therein but were of opinion he ought to apply to the Council for relief.
The draught of a letter to Mr. Johnston Govr of North Carolina having been prepared was laid before the Board agreed to and ordered to be transcribed—and was signed the next day—June 27th
Read a letter from Mr. McCulloh Commissr for supervising and controlling the Revenues and Grants of Lands in North and South Carolina to the Secretary dated at Cape Fear the 15th of February 174⅘ and likewise one dated the 16th of January inclosing a Representation to this Board relating to the difficulties and obstructions he meets with in the execution of his office.
Ordered that a letter be wrote to Mr. Scrope Secretary to the Lords Commrs of his Maj. Treasury for inclosing a copy of the said Representation for the information of that Board.