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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
November 21, 1737
Volume 04, Pages 283-284


At a Council held at Brunswick the 21st day of November 1737
Present His Excellency the Governor
The Honōble Nath Rice Esqr Member of His Majestys Council
The Honōble Eleazr Allen 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
The Honōble Math Rowan Esqr Member of His Majestys Council
The Honōble Roger Moore Esqr Member of His Majestys Council

Read the Repeal of the Biennial Act Ordered that a Proclamation issue to give notice thereof

Read the Petition of Sundry Inhabitants of New Hanover praying that in regard of the great Scarcity of Grain a stop may be put to the Exportation of Indian Corn

Ordered that a Proclamation issue to prohibit the exportation till the first day of March next

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Math Rowan Esqr in behalf of Jerome Rowan Esqr prayed a Patent for 640 Acres agreeable to a survey made for one Peter Bourk above Rockfish Creek in trust for the said Jere Rowan Granted