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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
April 14, 1775
Volume 09, Page 1221

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

At a Council held at New Bern 14th April 1775.
Present
His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esquire
The Honble Alexander McCulloch Esquire
The Honble William Dry Esquire
The Honble Samuel Strudwick Esquire
The Honble Martin Howard Esquire
The Honble Samuel Cornell Esquire

His Excellency desired the opinion of the Board whether he should continue to issue Warrants to the Treasurers for the expence of the Establishment of Fort Johnston as usual.

The Board were of opinion that agreeable to the Resolve passed last Session of Assembly he was justified in so doing.

His Excellency proposed to the Board to add John McNair and John Hogg Esqrs to the Commission of the peace for the County of Orange—and to correct a mistake in the Commission of the peace for the County of Brunswick wherein the name of Isaac Marison is inserted instead of Isaac Marian to both which they assented—And His Excellency in Council ordered that the Clerk of the Inferior Court of Brunswick make the alteration accordingly—and that the Clerk of the Inferior Court of Orange insert the names of John Hogg and John McNair Esqrs in the Commission of the peace for that County.