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Report concerning land grants in the King's part of North Carolina
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December 1757
Volume 05, Pages 944-945


North Carolina

Abstract of the Journal of Council of North Carolina of 1st 12th & 14th of December 1757, upon Articles of Charge against Mr. Rutherford Receiver General of the Quit Rents in North Carolina.1

Recd with Govr Dobbs' letter of 27th Decr 1757.

Account of the Number of Acres granted in the following Counties as taken from the Secretary's books.

Anson
271,993
Beaufort
97,640
Bladen
244,501
Carteret
47,617
Craven
353,575
Duplin
29,304
Hyde
9,315
Johnston
32,825
New Hanover
246,943
Onslow
127,587
1,461,300
Add to this the lands granted in Currituck & Cumberland
with what have been since granted amounting at a moderate
Compn to
80,000
Total
1,542,300

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[Endorsed.]


North Carolina.

Account of the number of Acres granted in the King's part of North Carolina.

In Mr. Dobbs' letter of 27th Decr 1757.


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1 See Council Journals of these dates.



Additional Notes for Electronic Version: This report was enclosed with a letter from Arthur Dobbs - See Related Documents.