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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
March 25, 1755 - March 31, 1755
Volume 05, Page 488

[From the MSS. Records of North Carolina Council Journals.]
COUNCIL JOURNALS.


At a Council held at Newbern the 25th day of March 1755.
Present His Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esqr Governour,
The Honble James Murray Esqr Esquire
The Honble Francis Corbin Esqr Esquire
The Honble James Hasell Esqr Esquire
The Honble Lewis De Rosset Esqr Esquire
The Honble Henry McCulloch Esqr Esquire

Henry McCulloch Esqr appointed by His Majesties Royal Instructions a Member of Council for this province appeared, and took and subscribed the several Oaths by Law appointed for Qualification of Publick Officers, as also the Oath of a Councellor, and then took his seat at the Board accordingly.

At the same time Mr Isaac Arthand was Qualified as Deputy Clerk of the Council and Deputy Register of the Court of Chancery, by taking and subscribing the several Oaths by Law appointed for the Qualification of Publick Officers.

At a Council held at Newbern the 26th day of March 1755

Present His Excellency the Governour
The Honble James Murray Esquire
The Honble Lewis De Rosset Esquire
The Honble Francis Corbin Esquire
The Honble Henry McCulloch Esquire

Read and Granted several Warrants for Land as per Entry Book.


At a Council held at Newbern the 27th day of March 1755.
Present His Excellency the Governour
The Honble James Murray Esqr
The Honble Lewis De Rosset Esqr
The Honble Francis Corbin Esqr
The Honble Henry McCulloch Esqr

Read and Granted several Warrants and Patents for Land as per Entry and Patent Books.

His Excellency was pleased by and with the advice and Consent of His Majesty's Council to Order that the whole Fees shall be paid the Governour for all Surplus Land taken up over and above what is mentioned or contained in the Warrant, and that half Fees be paid to and received by the other Officers

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At a Council held at Newbern the 31st day of March 1755.
Present His Excellency the Governour
The Honble James Murray Esquire
The Honble Francis Corbin Esquire
The Honble James Hasell Esquire
The Honble Lewis De Rosset Esquire
The Honble Henry McCulloch Esquire

Read and Granted several Warrants and Patents for Land as per Entry and Patent Books.

Ordered that the Surveyor General do for the future make his Returns of Warrants, Two days before the sitting of the Court of Claims, and that he be served with a Copy of this Order.

Ordered that Mr John Rice do on or before the first day of May next Return into the Secretary's Office upon Oath, a List of all the Patents and Publick Papers he has in his hands or possession, with a particular description of the names, dates, number of Acres situation and County's contained in each Patent And that he be served with a copy of this Order.