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Report by the Committee of both Houses of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning public claims
North Carolina. General Assembly
November 06, 1769
Volume 22, Pages 853-855

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REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC CLAIMS, HELD AT NEW BERN ON MONDAY, THE 30TH OCTOBER, 1769.

Present—The Honorable Lewis DeRosset, Esquire, member of his Majesty’s Council, and Mr. Richard Caswell, Mr. Felix Kenan, Mr. Abram Sheppard, Mr. John Dunn, Mr. Griffith Rutherford, Mr. John Skinner, Mr. Edward Vail, Mr. Jacob Blount, Mr. John Beesly, Mr. Thomas Polk, Mr. Joseph Jones, members of the Assembly.

The Committee being met at the House of Mr. Frazier, in New Bern, proceeded to make choice of a Chairman, and Mr. Richard Caswell was chosen accordingly, and James Glasgow was appointed Clerk to the said Committee.

Ordered that the Clerk advertise that the said Committee propose to sit at Mr. Sitgreaves’ house to-morrow evening, 6 o’clock, and every other evening after during this session of Assembly.

John Rowan, Esq., is allowed his claim of eighty pounds for a negro man, named Gwyn, executed for felony in Brunswick county, and valued to that sum, as per certificate filed
£80
0
0
William Reed, of Mecklenburg county, is allowed his claim of five pounds for conveying William Rasbury, a felon, from Waxsaw to Salisbury jail, as per account filed
5
0
0
Christopher Robinson, of Bute county, is allowed his claim of eighty pounds for a negro man, named Batt, executed for felony, and valued to that sum by the court who tried him, as per certificate filed
80
0
0
Osborn Jeffrys, Sheriff of Bute county, is allowed his claim of forty shillings for executing the said negro, Batt, by order of the court, as per account filed
2
0
0
Benjamin McCulloh, Clerk of Bute county, is allowed his claim of one pound for his fees on the trial of the said negro, Batt, as per account filed
1
0
0
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Daniel Little, public jailer of Salisbury District, is allowed his claim of twenty-six pounds, three shillings and four pence for prison fees and guarding William Fields, a murderer, as per account filed
26
3
4
Andrew Alleson is allowed his claim of five pounds for executing the said William Fields and burying him, as per account filed
5
0
0
Francis Clayton, of New Hanover county, is allowed his claim of one hundred and sixty pounds for two negroes, named Jack and Toney, executed for felony in the said county, and valued to that sum by the court who tried them, as per certificate filed
160
0
0
Christopher Dudley, jailer of Halifax District, is allowed his claim of ninety pounds eleven shillings and four pence for sundry prison fees against Thomas White, John Barnett, John Lawrance, Solomon Sikes, John Brown, William Blackwells, persons charged with felony, who, having no estate, were discharged by the court, as per certificates and accounts filed
90
11
0
Edward Sall is allowed his claim of eight shillings for three days’ guarding Wilmington jail when the Seymours were confined in the same, as per account filed.
8
0
David Little, jailer of Salisbury District, is allowed his claim of forty-three pounds seventeen shillings and four pence for pay to guards in the time of Henry Ferril, Hugh Berry and Govay Black being confined in said jail, as per account filed
43
17
4
Isaac Edwards was allowed his claim of sixty-one pounds six shillings and eight pence for sundry seals and commissions and for services done by him for the public as Secretary to his Excellency, the Governor, as per account filed
61
6
8
Mr. Thomas Polk is allowed his claim of nine pounds four shillings for victualing Cherokees at the request of the Governor, as per account filed
9
4
0
Christopher Dudley, jailer of Halifax, was allowed his claim of three pounds two shillings and eight pence for sundry irons, etc., by him found to confine criminals, as per account filed
3
2
8
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The Hon. Benjamin Heron, Esq., Secretary, is allowed his claim of one hundred and ninety-eight pounds eleven shillings and one penny for sundry commissions and proclamations, and for office rent, as per account field
198
11
1
John London, Clerk of New Hanover, is allowed his claim of seven pounds for fees on trial of seven negroes, as per account filed
7
0
0
Jacob Blount, of Craven county, is allowed his claim of fifty shillings for conveying John Vanpelt to New Bern jail, as per account filed
2
10
0
Humphry Nichols, Sheriff of Bertie county, is allowed his claim of four pounds for executing two negroes, as per account filed
4
0
0
It is the opinion of your Committee that Mr. Thomas Sitgreaves be allowed the sum of five pounds for the committee room, fire and candles this present session of Assembly
5
0
0
It is the opinion of your Committee that James Glasgow be allowed the sum of twenty pounds, proclamation money, for acting as Clerk to your said Committee
20
0
0