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Minutes of the Committee of both Houses of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning public claims
North Carolina. General Assembly
March 04, 1741 - April 04, 1741
Volume 22, Pages 400-403

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SUNDRY CLAIMS ALLOWED 1740--1767.
CHOWAN COUNTY.


North Carolina,
Chowan County.
At a Committee of Claims held at Edenton the 4th day of March Anno Dom., 1740.

Present:
The honoble Cullen Pollock, Esqr.
And Matthew Rowan, Esqr.
Mr. Thomas Hunter.
Mr. Benj. Peyton.
Mr. Edmond Smidick.
Mr. George Bould.
Mr. John Banbury.
Mr. Thomas Lovick.
Mr. Samuel Sinclare.

The Committee being met proceeded to appoint a Chairman and chose Col. Thomas Hunter.

The Committee met & adjourned ’till three of the clock to-morrow.

The committee met according to adjournment, when the following claims were allowed, viz:

James Kelly was allowed a claim for bringing Hamilton ats Burk, a Felon from Philadelphia; also bringing Johnston to Prosecute the sd. Felon in this Province in the year 1738
£25
00
00

The Committee adjourned till 4 of the Clock To-morrow.

The Committee met according to adjournment.

James Trotter was allowed sundry claims as pr. his accot., appeared dated the 5th day of March, 1740
108
18
00

Adjourned till To-morrow four of the clock.

The Committee met according to adjournment.

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Mr. Stephen Lee was allowed a Claim on acct. of Capt. Williams Downing, dated as one of his Exors. for a certain sum of money; sd. Downing sent for from New Bern Town to his own house in Terril County, which money was to pay of the Assembly then sitting at New Bern Town
15
00
00

The Committee adjourned till 4 of the clock to-morrow.

The Committee met according to adjournment.

Mr. Thomas Louther Claimed £15 for sending a Copy of the Laws from Carratuck to Edenton; the sd. Claim was Disputed & left to the House for their Opinion.

Mar. 14. Louther’s Claim rejected at New Bern.

Mr. Wm. Bartram moved to be allowed for a Horse which he had stolen or Strayed away from him during the time of his tending ye Assembly; ye same was referred to the House.

Then the Committee adjourned until 4 of the Clock to-morrow.

The Committee met according to Adjournment.

Mr. Benjamin Peyton was allowed a Claim for taking an Inquisition on the Body of Thos. Ward & Summoning the Jury
7
14
8
Mr. George Bould was allowed for Sundrys as Appears by his Acct. Sworn to.
27
10
00

Then the Committee adjourned till 4 o’clock to-morrow.

Met according to Adjournment.

James Brickel was allowed for ferrying eight persons over Pamplico River, wch. was on ye county service
8
00
00
Mr. Thomas Barker was allowed a Claim for twenty days Attendance & acting as Clke of the Committee for Inspecting ye publick acct. in Assembly held 1736.
30
00
00
Mr. Brown petitioned the Committee to be Allowed the reward of Fifty Pounds, wch. he was Intitled to by the Governor’s proclm. for Apprehending Hamilton Scott, Accused of making and Uttering Counterfeit Bills of this Province.
50
00
00
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The said Thomas Brown’s Claim was Allowed Apl. 3d.

The Committee Adjourned until Nine of the Clock in the morning.

The Committee met according to Adjournment.

Mr. Thomas Barker moved to be Allowed for a negro man named Essex, who was Condemned and executed in Bertie for a felony by him Committed; the sd. Claim was allowed.
200
00
00
Mr. Roger Moor moved as Attorney to Isaac Nichols, of So. Carolina, for a negro man which belonged to sd. Nichols, named Davie, which negro man was executed at Pasquotank for a felony by him Committed; allowed the sum of.
175
00
00
Mrs. Mary Becket was allowed for Sundry particulars her husband did for the publick.
152
19
00

The Committee adjourned until three o’ the Clock.

The Committee met according to adjournment.

Humphrey Robisson exhibited two accts. for Iron work about the prison at Edenton & taking of the prisoners Irons, &c., his acct. bearing date 1736 & 1737 the said Claim was allowed.
55
00
00
Nathaniel Rice, Esqr., preferred an accot, which Commenced in the year 1735, and so on till 1741; the Committee agreed to allow of sd. account the sum of
210
00
00

Sundry articles of sd. account referred to the House.

Mr. Richard Lovit preferred an acct. to the Committee dated the 3d day of April, 1741, for Transcribing Six Copys of the Journals of the upper House of Assembly & was allowed for the same the sum of.
112
10
00

Mr. William Herritage preferred an accot. to the Committee; referred to the House.

The Committee Adjourned till to-morrow Morning.

The Committee met according to adjournment.

Mr. John Freeman preferred a Claim for five ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ Pamplico River ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗
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Charges of the Committee to find Candle, papers & other necessarys paid to Mr. James Mitchel
20
00
00
To Samuel Sinclare acting as Clerk of the Committee
20
00
00

April 4th, 1741. The within Claims was allowed by the Committee.

MATT ROWAN, Ch. Uh.
THOS. HUNTER, Chairman.
True Copy.
Rd. Lovett, H. Clk Upp. House.