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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
October 21, 1758
Volume 05, Page 994


At a Council held at Wilmington on Saturday the 21st of October 1758.
Present His Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esqr Governor.
The Honble Mathew Rowan Esqr
The Honble Louis De Rossett Esqr
The Honble James Innes Esqrand
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble Edwd Brice Dobbs. Esqr

Ordered that a Proclamation do Issue for a Publick Thanksgiving on the first Wednesday in December next.

Upon reading the Order of Council of the 29th of November 1757 and the Planns returned therewith, It is ordered that the Patent Granted to John Swann of five hundred acres of Land on the West side of Waggamaw Swamp bearing date the 2d day of May 1730 and now Vested in the Honble Mathew Rowan be amended by making the same agreeable to the said Planns.