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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
October 19, 1762 - October 22, 1762
Volume 06, Pages 764-766


At a Council held at Wilmington 19th October 1762
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble John Rutherford Esqr
The Honble Lewis De Rossett Esqr and
The Honble John Sampson Esqr

Several Warrants for Land were Read and Granted as p Warrant Book.


At a Council held at Wilmington 20th day October 1762
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Rutherford Esqr and
The Honble John Sampson Esqr

Several patents for Land were Read and Granted as p Patent Book.

On motion of Samuel Swann Esqr in behalf of William Hees,

Ordered That a Warrant of Resurvey issue to the Surveyor General to cause to be resurveyed a Tract of Land belonging to Henry Atkinson lying in Blanden County

Read the Petition of Hugh Waddell setting forth he is possessed in right of his Wife Mary Waddell formerly Mary Haines of a Plantation

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containing 640 Acres of Land in New Hanover precinct on the North side of the North West Branch of Cape Fear River formerly surveyed for Richard Shelby Millwright and opposite an Entry made by John Porter prays a Warrant of Resurvey in Order to ascertain the real boundaries thereof Granted.

Read the Petition of Hugh Waddell setting forth that he is possessed in the Right of his Wife Mary Waddell formerly Mary Haines of a Tract of Land containing 640 Acres in New Hanover precinct on the South side of the North West Branch of Cape Fear River formerly surveyed for Richard Shelby Millwright. Your petitioner prays a Warrant of resurvey to ascertain the true Boundaries thereof Granted


At at Council held at Wilmington on the 21st October 1762
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Rutherford Esqr
The Honble Lewis DeRossett Esqr &
The Honble John Sampson Esqr

Ordered that the patent of Henry Gerral, Granted in the Year 1745 be Enrolled in the Auditors office he having made it appear that he hath duly paid his Majestys Quit Rents to the Year 1756

Elizabeth C. DeRosset agt Thomas Woodley Caveat

On hearing the Caveat

Ordered that at the Instance of Eliza Cath. DeRosset, Thomas Woodly, Solomon Ogdon, Richard Ogdon and James Moore a Resurvey be made of a Tract of Land of 2500 Acres on the Sound granted to Samuel Swann on the 15th day of July in the year 1725 and of one other of the 1st November 1729 for 1000 Acres to Maurice Moore on the Sound and that the said parties be at Liberty to send a person to attend such survey.

Thomas Walter, & Mary Gibson by their
next friend Richard Quince
agt
The Exors of Thomas Gibson

Adjourned till the next Council to be held at Wilmington.

Ordered That the Record of a Patent granted to Malcom Smith on the 31st day of March 1743 for Two hundred Acres of Land in Bladen County on the South West side of the North West Branch of Cape Fear River on Lords Creek be erased both in the Secretarys

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and Auditors Offices he having surrendered the same and paid up his Majestys Quit Rents to this day.

Ordered that the Record of a Patent Granted to Hugh Brown on the 13th October 1749 for 100 Acres of Land in Bladen County on the So side of Cape Fear River Joining Matthew Rowans Line be Erased both in the Secretarys and Auditors Offices he having surrendered the same and paid up his Majestys Quit Rents to this day

On motion of Thomas McGuire Esqr in behalf of Hugh Waddell

Ordered that a Warrant of Resurvey issue to the Surveyor General to cause to have resurveyed a Tract of Land Granted to Roger Haynes for 640 Acres in Bladen County on the North East side of the North West river and that it be returned to His Excellency in Council at their next meeting with a Plot of the Same.

James Larkins
Against Solomon Huet and
Nicholas Tourtell
Caveat

On hearing the Caveat Ordered that a Warrant issue to Huet and Tourtell but that Larkins have his Complement of Land before they can lay their Warrant.


At a Council held at Wilmington 22d October 1762.
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble John Rutherford Esqr and
The Honble Lewis DeRossett Esqr

Several Warrants and patents for Land were read and Granted as per Warrant and Patent Books.

Read the Petition of William Powell and Alexander Duncan setting forth that they in December 1760 obtained his Excelency's Warrants for four parcels of Land to be surveyed for them jointly on or near Richardson's Creek in Anson County that they have agreed to solicit separate Grants on the said Warrants therefore prays two of the said Grants issue in the name of the Petitioner Alexander Duncan and the other two in the name of the petitioner William Powell.