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Declaration by Murray Crymble and James Huey concerning their actions as agents for Henry McCulloh
Crymble, Murray; Huey, James
May 22, 1740
Volume 05, Page 769

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[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
McCULLOH AND THE McCULLOH GRANTS.

Whereas a Petition was lately Preferred to his Majesty in Council in the Names of us Murray Crymble and James Huey of London Merchants Praying for a Grant of Twelve hundred Thousand Acres of Land in North Carolina in Consideration of Settling 6000 Protestants which Petition was refd by his Majesty to Committee of Council and by the Committee of Council to the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantation and Whereon the Lords of Trade made their report to the Committee of Council in favor of us Murray Crymble and James Huey Subject to such Terms and Conditions as in the sd report are mentioned and Whereas We the sd Murray Crymble and James Huey did by writing under our hands Declare as the Truth is that our names were made use of in the sd Petition only in Trust for Henry McCulloh of London Merchant and that the sd Tract of Land when Granted is to be for the Proper Use and Benefit of the sd Henry McCulloh and Whereas the sd Declaration of Trust has been mislaid Now we the sd Murray Crymble and James Huey do hereby again Declare as we have already Done that our Names were made use of in the sd Petition Only in Trust for the said Henry McCulloh and that the sd Tract of Land is for the Proper use and Benefit of the sd Henry McCulloh that we will Make over & Convey the same and all our right & Interest therein unto him the sd Henry McCulloh and his heirs & Assigns whenever he or they shall request the same. Witness Our hands this 22d of May 1740.

MURRAY CRYMBLE
JAMES HUEY
Witness
John Pinchbeck
Chas Stevenson

It is hereby Declared that Mr. James Huey of London Merchant is Intitled to Fifty Thousand Acres of the Within Mentioned Lands for which he hath recd by me a Declaration of Trust Subject to the Conditions therein mentioned as Witness my hand this 22d of May 1740

HENRY McCULLOH
Witness Present
Robert Maclelan
Chas Stevenson