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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
March 08, 1758 - March 11, 1758
Volume 05, Pages 990-991

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


At a Council held at Wilmington on Wednesday the 8th day of March 1758
Present His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esqr Govr
The Honble Mathew Rowan Esqr
The Honble Lewis De Rossett Esqr and
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble Edwd Brice Dobbs Esqr

Read and Granted Several Warrants for Land as per Warrant Book

Ordered that a Court of Chancery and Court of Claims be held at Wilmington on the first Tuesday in September next

Mr. Swann Informed his Excellency and the Council that Robt McCree is a man of bad Character, and has been Guilty of Several misdemeanours in his Office as a Justice of the Peace

Ordered that the said Robt McCree be struck off the Commission of the Peace for Duplin County.

Read the Petition of Robt Carruthers and David Palmer praying that the time for returning their Warrants be Inlarged

Ordered that the time for Returning said Warrants be Inlarged until next Court.

Upon reading the Petition of Philip Ambrose It is Ordered that the time for Returning his Warrants be Inlarged until next Court

Upon Reading the Petition of Abraham Jones it is Ordered that the said Abraham Jones have a Warrant of Resurvey of his Land


At a Council held at Wilmington on Friday the 10th of March 1758
Present His Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esqr Governor,
The Honble Mathew Rowan Esqr
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble Lewis De Rossett Esqr
The Honble James Innes Esqr
The Honble Edward Brice Dobbs Esqr

Ordered that a Patent Obtained by James Suirs for 200 Acres in Bladen County, said to be adjoyning to the Lower side of Hugh Campbells Land be amended by Inserting therein the Words (Col James Innes) instead of the Words (Hugh Campbells)

Upon reading the Petn of James Ellison It is Ordered that the said James have a Warrant of Resurvey to ascertain the Lines of Land in a Patent granted the 5th April 1720 to David Parkinson

Read and Granted several Warrants and Patents for Lands as per Warrant and Patent Books

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His Excellency the Govr and Council sat in Chancery and went thrō part of the Docquet


At a Council held at Wilmington on Saturday the 11th of March 1758
Present His Excellency the Governor
The Honble Math Rowan Esqr
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble Lewis De Rossett Esqr
The Honble James Innes Esqr
The Honble Edward Brice Dobbs Esqr

Ordered that a Proclamation do Issue directing all Officers Civil and Military to apprehend all Deserters and Deliver them to the Officers Recruiting for his Majesty's Service with Indemnity to such Deserters as Inlist within Two Months.

Ordered that William Alston be added to the Commission of the Peace for the County of New Hanover.

His Excellency the Governor and Council sat in Chancery and went thrō the Docquet