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Order by Privy Council of Great Britain committee concerning Henry McCulloh's land grants in North Carolina
Great Britain. Privy Council
August 18, 1756
Volume 05, Page 630

At the Council Chamber Whitehall the 18th day of August 1756.
By the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for Plantation affairs.

His Majesty having been pleased by his Order in Council of the 13th of this Instant to referr unto this committee the Humble Petition of Henry McCulloh praying for the Reasons therein contained that his Majesty will be graciously pleased to order the Sum which was formerly deducted from the Arrears of Salary due to him as comptroller of the Quit Rents in South and North Carolina to be now set off against the Quit Rents of such Lands as the Petitioner and his Associates are entitled to in the Province of North Carolina and that in consideration of his great sufferings and the Obstructions which has been given him by the War in America that he may be at Liberty to carry on the Settlement of the said Lands untill the 25th of March 1760 at which time the Petitioner will surrender to his Majesty all the Lands which have been granted to him or his Associates within his Majesty's Division in the Province of North Carolina that are not then settled in the Proportion of one White Person for every two hundred acres contained in the said Grants—The Lords of the Committee this day took the same into their consideration and are hereby pleased to referr the said Petition (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) to the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations to consider the same and report their Opinion thereupon to this Committee

W. SHARPE.


Additional Notes for Electronic Version: A petition from Henry McCulloh was enclosed with this order in council - See Related Documents.