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Report by the Committee of both Houses of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning public claims
North Carolina. General Assembly
November 06, 1769
Volume 08, Pages 141-143

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]


North Carolina—Ss.

Reports of the Committee of Public Claims held at Newbern on Monday 30th October 1769.

Present
The Honorable Lewis DeRosset Esquire one of the Members of Council, and
Mr Richard Caswell
Mr Felix Kenan
Mr Abram Sheppard
Mr John Dunn
Mr Griffeth Rutherford
Mr John Skinner
Mr Edward Vail
Mr Jacob Blount
Mr John Beesly
Mr Thomas Polk
and
Mr Joseph Jones
Members of the Assembly.

The Committee being met at Mr Frazier's House proceeded to make choice of a Chairman and Mr Richard Caswell was chosen accordingly,

And James Glasgow was appointed Clerk to the said Committee.

Ordered that the Clerk advertize that the said Committee propose to sit at Mr Sitgreaves House tomorrow evening six O'Clock and every other evening after during this Session of Assembly.

John Rowan Esqr is allowed his claim of eighty pounds for a negro man named Gwyn executed for Felony in Brunswick County and valued to that sum as per Certificate filed
£80
0
0
William Reed of Mecklenburg County is allowed his claim of five pounds for Conveying William Rasbury a Felon from Warsaw to Salisbury Gaol as p. account filed
5
0
0
Christopher Robinson of Bute County is allowed his claim of eighty pounds for a negro man named Batt executed for Felony and valued to that sum as per Certificate filed,
80
0
0
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Osborn Jeffrys Sheriff of Bute County is allowed his claim of Forty Shillings for fees and executing the said negro Batt by Order of the Court as per account filed
£2
0
0
Benjamin McCulloh Clerk of Bute County is allowed his claim of twenty shillings for his fees on the Trial of said negro Batt as per account filed
1
0
0
Daniel Little public Gaoler of Salisbury District is allowed his claim of seventy pounds and eight pence for prison fees and sundry Guards summoned to Guard the said Gaol when Henry Ferril, Hugh Berry, Govay Black and William Fields, Felons were confined therein as per Certificates and Accounts filed
70
0
8
Andrew Allesson Sheriff of Rowan County is allowed his claim of five pounds for executing and burying William Fields a felon as per account filed
5
0
0
Francis Clayton of New Hanover is allowed his claim of one hundred and sixty pounds for two negroes named Jack and Toney executed for Felony in the said County and valued to that sum as per Certificate filed
160
0
0
Edward Sall is allowed his claim of eight shillings for three days Guarding Wilmington Gaol when the Seymours were confined in the same as pr account filed
0
8
0
Christopher Dudley Gaoler of Halifax District is allowed his claim of ninety three pounds fourteen shillings for sundry Prison Fees against Thomas White, John Barnett, John Lawrence, Solomon Sikes, John Brown and William Blackwell (and for Irons for them) persons charged with Felony who having no Estate were discharged by Order of the Court as per Certificates and Account filed
93
14
0
Isaac Edwards Esqr was allowed his claim of sixty one pounds six shillings and eight pence for sundry Seals and Commissions and for Services by him done for the public as Secretary to his Excellency the Governor as per his Account filed
61
6
8
Thomas Polk is allowed his claim of nine pounds four shillings for victualing Cherokees at the request of His Excly The Governor as pr Acct filed
9
4
0
John London Clerk of New Hanover is allowed his claim of seven pounds for Fees on Trial of seven negroes executed for Felony as per Accot filed
7
0
0
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The Honorable Benjamin Heron Esquire Secretary is allowed his claim of one hundred and ninety eight pounds eleven shillings and one penny for sundry commissions and proclamations and for Office rent as per Account filed
198
11
1
Jacob Blount Esqr of Craven County is allowed his claim of fifty shillings for conveying John Nanpelt a Felon to Newbern Gaol as per Account filed
2
10
0
1 Humphrey Nichols Sheriff of Bertie is allowed his claim of four pounds for executing two negroes for Felony as per Account filed
It is the opinion of your Committee that Mr Thomas Sitgreaves be allowed five pounds for the Committee Room and Candles &ca this present Session of Assembly
5
0
0
It is the opinion of your Committee that James Glasgow be allowed the sum of twenty pounds for acting as Clerk to your said Committee
20
0
0
£800
14
5
-----

1 Error, this claim allowed in the Counties in 1766.

Rd CASWELL, Chairm.
FELIX KENAN
THOs POLK
GRIFFETH RUTHERFORD
JOSEPH JONES
JOHN DUNN
JNo BAP. BEASLEY

Gentlemen of His Majesty's Honble Council,

In the Assembly Novemr 6th 1769, The foregoing Reports were read and agreed to, to which we desire your Honours concurrence,

JOHN HARVEY, Sp.
By order
J. Green, Jr, Clk.

Sent by Mr Skinner and Mr Beasley.

6th November 1769, In the upper House, and approved of and concurred with

JAs HASELL, P. C.
By order
J. Burgwin, Clk.

6th November 1769, Concurred with

Wm. TYRON.