Read the Petition of Mrs. Sarah Allen setting forth that the late Eleazor Allen Esqr by Patent dated 20th day of Febry 1735 was possessed of a Tract of Land on Perdreaux Creek in New Hanr County said to Contain 640 acres, that the Petr apprehends much less land is contained within the Bounds of the said Tract than is Granted by the said Patent that his Majestys Quit rents have been duly paid for the whole 640 acres and praying an Order for a Resurvey so as to have the full Complaint made Up from his Majesties vacant Land adjoining the said Tract Granted the order of a Resurvey.
Present His Honr the President and the same members as yesterday.
James Carter Esqr Having deposed on Oath in Council that sundry persons Under pretence of authority from the surveyor Genl of South Carolina have run out divers Tracts of Land the Property of severall persons on the Waxaw fields and parts adjacent within this Province to the great Disturbance of their Peace and Quiet
Ordered that a proclamation be issued to authorize and Command all officers Civil and Military and all Other his Majesties Liege Subjects within this Province to apprehend every Offender in the Premises and to bring him before the Chief Justice or any of the Associate Justices at Newbern or Wilmington to be dealt with according to law
Read the Petition of John Brown complaining of being insulted confined & abused by Thomas Turnbull Esqr one of His Majesties Justices of the Peace for the County of Bladen and praying such Redress as should seem meet—the Parties were called in, their Evidences Examined and their Council heard and it Appears that Notwithstanding ther the President reprimanded and Cautioned accordingly.
Read the Petition of George Moore Esqr setting forth that by Patent from the Late Lords Proprietors to the late Roger Moore Esqr the Petr's Father dated the 5th day of August 1727 he (the Petr) now holds a Tract of Land containing 3000 acres in the fork of a Branch of Black River now in Duplin County and not being able to trace the lines of the said Land as Described in the said Patent prays an order to resurvey the same Granted