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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
May 01, 1758 - May 04, 1758
Volume 05, Page 992


At a Council held at New Bern on Monday the First day of May 1758
Present His Excellency the Governor
The Honble Mathew Rowan Esqr
The Honble James Innes Esqr
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Rieussett Esqr and
The Honble Richd Spaight Esqr

Ordered that a new Commission of the Peace and Ded's do Issue for the County of New Hanover, and that William Alston and William Robinson be added as Justices.


At a Council held at New Bern on Thursday the Fourth day of May 1758.
Present His Excellency the Governor
The Honble Mathew Rowan Esqr
The Honble James Innes Esqr
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Rieussett Esqr and
The Honble Richard Spaight Esqr

Ordered that a new Commission of the Peace and Ded's do issue for the County of Carteret and that James Williams and John Backhouse be added, and that George McKane being dead be left out.

Ordered that a new Commission of the Peace and Ded's do issue for the County of Craven, and that Doctr Andrew Scott be added and that Hardy Bush and Robert Carruthers being dead be left out.