Upon reading the Deposition of Joseph Ryal one of the Soldiers belonging to Fort Granville, It is ordered that James Jones Esqr one of his Majesty's [Justices] of the Peace for Craven County personally be and appear before his Excellency the Governor and Council at Wilmington on the first Tuesday in March next to answer the Matters set forth in said Deposition.
Upon Complaint of King Blunt and the rest of the Tuskarora Indians that Humphry Bate had settled upon their Lands without their consent contrary to an Act of Assembly of this Province made in the year 1748
Ordered that the Attorney General do Prosecute the said Humphry Bate unless he quits the said Land.
Upon Complaint of the Meherrin Indians being distrubed in their possessions by several persons contrary to an Act of Assembly of this Province passed in the year 1729
Ordered that the Attny General do prosecute all persons who disturb the said Meherrin Indians in their Possessions.
Upon motion of Robt Jones Esqr Attorney General, it is ordered that the Letters of Administration Granted to Benja Willis on the Estate of David Braswell be revoked and that Letters ad Colligend. issue to Ann Braswell als. Carver on the Estate of the said David Braswell.
Ordered that the Depositions of Witnesses on both sides be taken by the Chief Justice at the next Supreme Court at Enfield, touching the Legitimacy of the said David Braswell and that all parties have notice thereof and that a Commission Issue to the Chief Justice for that purpose, and that the said Ann do give security in the sum of one thousand pounds for the due performance of said Letters.
Ordered that the Consideration of the Caveat entered agt Letters of Administration being granted to Richd Braswell Son of Richd Braswell deced be deferred until the return of the Depositions of the Witnesses above mentioned and that Letters ad Colligend. be issued to Ann Braswell agt Carver shewing Security in the sum of Two hundred Pounds.