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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
March 25, 1761 - March 26, 1761
Volume 06, Page 629


At a Council held at Wilmington the 25th Day of March 1761.
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble John Dawson Esqr
The Honble Lewis De Rossett Esqr and
The Honble Maurice Moore Esqr

At which time The Honorable John Dawson and Lewis DeRossett Esquires took the Oaths of Supreamacy and Allegiance and subscribed the Test and took their seats at the Board accordingly


At a Council held at Wilmington the 26th day [of] March 1761
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Swann Esqr
The Honble John Dawson Esqr
The Honble Lewis De Rossett Esqr
The Honble Richd Spaight Esqr &
The Honble Maurice Moore Esqr

At which time the Honourable Richard Spaight Esqr took the Oaths of Supreamacy and Allegiance and Subscribed the Test and took his seat at the Board accordingly

Several Warrants for Land were Read and granted as per Warrant Book

Upon Petition of William Herritage setting forth That Sarah Herritage Wife of the petitioner whilst she was sole obtained His Excellency's Warrant by the name of Sarah Lovick of one hundred Acres of Land lying in Carteret County since her intermarriage with the petitioner hath been duly surveyed and returned into the Secretarys Office. The Petitioner therefore humbly prays a Patent may issue in his own name for the said one hundred Acres of Land

Ordered, That a Patent issue to the said William Herritage agreeable to the prayer of his Petition

Ordered, That all disputes and Caveats about Land be heard on Thursday the second day of April next, and that publick notice be given thereof.