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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
February 06, 1773
Volume 09, Page 372

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

At a Council held at New Bern 6th February 1773.
Present
His Excellency the Governor.
The Hnble James Hasell Esquire
The Hnble John Rutherford Esquire
The Hnble Lewis DeRosset Esquire
The Hnble John Sampson Esquire
The Hnble Alexander McCulloch Esquire
The Hnble William Dry Esquire
The Hnble Samuel Strudwick Esquire &
The Hnble Martin Howard Esquire

The Board proceeded to enquire into a complaint exhibitted by Philemon Hawkins against William Tabb, Thomas Bell and Henry Hill Esquires Magistrates of Bute County for Malversation in their Office. But Mr Hawkins having produced no proofs in support of the charge they were honorably acquitted.