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Minutes of the Rowan County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions [Extracts]
North Carolina. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Rowan County)
May 09, 1769
Volume 08, Page 49

[From the Rowan County Court Records.]

North Carolina to wit

Rowan County to wit

At an Inferior Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Begun and held for the County aforesaid at the Court House at Salisbury on the second Tuesday in May in the ninth year of our Reign Anno Dom 1769

Present— William Temple Esquire
Cole George Esquire
Henry Barger Esquire
John Ford Esquire
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On motion of John Frohock Clark of Rowan Court upon sundry deeds being produced to this Court to be recorded and as sundry persons are of opinion that the Clark do take through a misconstruction of the law more fees than what the law allows & as it has been the Clarks customary fees of 3s. 4d. proclamation mo. for all the sundry sarvises done in recording each deed the court at this time dont take on themselves to determine what the legal fees for such sarvises, necessary thereon for each deed but that he take his usual fees of 3s. 4d. till it shall be further determined at Hillsborough Superior Court or otherwise by an Explanation of the Laws by a fee bill