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Report by the Committee of both Houses of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning public claims for defense against Spanish privateers
North Carolina. General Assembly
April 1743
Volume 22, Pages 403-404

Accot. of the Charges of hireing and filling out with victuals and Men the Ship —— William, of London, Capt. George Walker, Commander from Cape Fear to Ocacock Inlet, for the Relief of the Inhabitants of these parts from some Spanish Privateers that lay there taking all Ships coming in and out of said Inlet and destroying Cattle ashore as by Information of George Roberts, Esq., of New Bern:

Currency.
To freight paid Capt. George Walker as p. Charter party
£2680
00
00
To Sundry furnished for said Expedition by Rufus Marsden and approved of by last Assembly
71
10
00
To Do by Rich’d Quisne and settled by the last Assembly
187
06
00
To Do by Robt. Walker Do
25
01
00
To Do by James Murray Do
271
08
00
To Do by John Porter Do
151
18
06
To Do by William Dry Do
69
14
00
To Benj. Hylliard Do
70
00
00
To Edward Scott Do
34
10
00
To Thos. Clark Do
58
18
00
To Michal Higgens Do
138
08
00
To William McFarlin Do
15
00
00
To Roger Moore Do
47
05
00
To William Farris Do
962
16
06
To Richard Eagles Do
39
00
00
To Daniel Durbiben Do
62
00
00
To Jacon Walden Do
50
00
00
To John Clitheral Do
111
10
07
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To Elias Allen Do
16
07
00
By 29 of sugar short charged in Mr. Farises acct.
By Linen cut up for bandages also omited
27
12
06
To James Comble
15
15
00
£5146
14
10½

Upon a Deliberate Examination of the above accounts we find after the proper Deductions made that there stands due the sum of £5146 14 10½, which we report to the House for their farther Consideration whether the said sums ought to be Entered Into the Estimate of the Publick Accounts or not.

ROBT. HALTON.
Tho. Lovick, Chairman.

The within account brought forward
£5146
14
10½
Conl. George Roberts acct. allowed for hier of two sloops, Capt. Bryans’ & Capt. Godfrey’s
67
15
00
Thomas Pilson acct. allowed for 400 w. of Beef
10
00
00
John Fumveal’s accts. allowed
19
19
00
Thomas Persons’ acct. allowed
52
07
00
John Jones’ acct. allowed
10
00
00
George Boulds’ acct. allowed
53
07
00
Walter Lands’ acct. allowed
34
00
00
Thomas Lovick’s acct. allowed
48
16
00
£5441
19
04½

The within acct. was allowed by ye Committee of Claims at an Assembly held at Edenton ye 24th, 1742--3, as by the report at foot of this account will appear.

Saml. Sinclare, Clk. of the Committee.