The following sheets contain the several proofs and Vouchers to the answer of His Excellency Gabriel Johnston Esqre Governor &c. of North Carolina to the Memorial of Henry McCulloh Esqre presented to the right honorable the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations.
Personally appeared before me James Hasell Esqre Chief Justice of the said Province John Rice Gent. Deputy Secretary who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God Deposeth and saith that all Petitions that have been drawn by this Deponent for Warrants for Land and preferred by him to the Council from September Court 1741. to this day have been to the best of his knowledge in and agreable to the forms of the two several Petitions hereunto annexed. And further this Deponent saith that the two Papers purporting Instructions relating to land and now shewn to this Deponent N. 1—2. are the only Instructions to this Deponent's knowledge that are recorded in the Secretary's Office at Newbern And further this Deponent saith not.
To His Excellency the Governor in Council
The Humble Petition of William Person Sheweth
That he hath proved his Rights. Wherefore he humbly prays a warrant for 350 acres of Land to be laid out in the County of Edgcomb joining his Plantation on Stone House Creek for the Complement. And as in duty bound shall ever pray &c.
The Humble Petition of John Echolls Sheweth
That he hath proved his rights. Wherefore he humbly prays a warrant for 50 acres of Land to be laid out in the County of Beaufort upon the head of Goose Creek on the South side known by the name of Putnells Ridge. And he will pray &c.