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Petition from the inspectors and merchants of Tarboro concerning the salary of inspectors
Spell, Thomas; Bignall, Robert, ca. 1730-1787; Et Al.
1758
Volume 05, Page 961

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[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

North Carolina—Edgcombe County.

To His Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esqr Capt General Governor and Commander In Cheafe in and over the Province afsd; and To His Majestys Honorable Counsell: Mr. Speaker and Gentlemen of the House of Burgises

The Petition of the Inspectors and Marchants of the town of Tarr Burrow In the county afsd Whose names are under written Humbly Sheweth that the Salary that is by Law allowed to each Inspector is not a Suffiant Sum for thare troble and featage as they are at and thare Fore We Humbly Pray that the Salary may be Inlarged so as to Put us on an Equality with the Inspectors at the Town of Halifax and We your Petetioners as In Duty Bound shall ever pray, &c.

THOs SPELL
PETER MITCHELL
JAMES ANDERSON
ROBERT BIGNALL
AQUILA SUGG
JOHN WATSON
EDWd TELFAIR