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Minutes of the Anson County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
North Carolina. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Anson County)
October 1770
Volume 08, Pages 255-256

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

North Carolina
Anson County
Ss.—Anson Inferior Court, October Term 1770

Present—His Majesty's Justices, to wit John Collson, William Blewet, William Mask, Charles Medlock, Samuel Snead and James Pickett Esquires.

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William Pickett Esqr Sheriff of Anson County for the year of our Lord, One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty Nine, came into Court and produced his Account, in order to settle the same for the said year 1769, which was admitted by the said Justices as follows, to wit,

Wm. Pickett to said County
Dr.
per Contra,
Cr.
To 896 Taxables as per list of Taxables for the said year 1769, @ 1s. 3d. each
£56
0
0
By 184 Insolvents and Run-aways @ 1s. 3d,
£11
10
0
Balance due from the said County to William Pickett
2
13
8
By 177 Insurgents @ 1s. 3d. each
11
1
3
By several Claims answered as per Tickets and Vouchers appears to the amount of
33
8
9
By Commissions @ 8 per Cent on the above Sum of £33 8 9 collected
2
13
8
£58
13
8
£58
13
8

The said William Pickett the Sheriff of Anson County aforesaid, having produced the above Account, made Oath that the same is just and true, as above stated, and that the above 184 Taxable Persons are either insolvent or moved out of this County, and that the above mentioned 177 Taxable Persons, are Insurgents, and such as do resist and hinder him the said Sheriff and his Deputies, with Force and Arms, from collecting the Taxes due from them; of which 177 Insurgents, and 184 Insolvents and Runaways, he has received no Part of the Taxes due from them for the year aforesaid, which is allowed by the above mentioned Justices of the said Inferior Court as a true and just Settlement of the said Sheriff, for the said Year, 1769.

CHAs MEDLOCK
SAMl SNEAD
Jas PICKETT
JOHN COLLSON
Wm BLEWET
Wm MASK