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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
July 04, 1760 - July 12, 1760
Volume 06, Pages 340-341


At a Council held at Wilmington the 4th day of July 1760.
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble Louis De Rossett Esqr
The Honble Richd Spaight Esqr and
The Honble Maurice Moore Esqr

Ordered that William Case upon his Non appearance when required by summons to answer several Charges against him in Council be struck out of the Commission of the Peace for the County of Duplin.

Ordered That George Meares and Lewis Powell be struck out of the Commission of the Peace for Duplin County they having removed out of the said County, and also that Benjamin Johnston be not inserted in the said Commission and that James Hollingsworth be added in his Room.


At a Council held at Wilmington the 12th day of July 1760
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble Louis De Rossett Esqr
The Honble Richd Spaight Esqr
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Then was read several Patents and Warrants for Land which were Granted p. Warrant and Patent Books

Ordered That the Governor sign a Patent for John McFarlen for one hundred Acres in Cumberland County and that Secretary countersign and issue the same.

Ordered That John Boyd, Thomas Bonner Junr and George Moy be added to the Commission of the Peace for Beaufort County.

Ordered That Isaac Saunders, Thomas Bonner and Jesse Eason be added to the Commission of the Peace for Perquimons County.