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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
November 04, 1718
Volume 02, Pages 313-314

[Council Journal.]

4 November 1718

North Carolina—ss
At a Council held at the House of Coll Thos Pollock Novr ye 4th 1718
Present the Honble Charles Eden Esqr Governor Capt General etc
Thos Pollock Esqr Lds proptrs Deputy
William Reed Esqr Lds proptrs Deputy
ffred Jones Esqr Lds proptrs Deputy
Richd Sanderson Esqr Lds proptrs Deputy

Two Letters being laid before this Board from Mr Secty Knight Dated Octor ye 30th 1718 giving an acct that a great body of Indians are now about Bath Town that they have seized Mr Worsleys daughter and sonn with a white servant and Negroe and that Rangers have been sent out in search of them who have rataken Mr Worseleys son this Board haveing duly considered of the said Letters and Examined —— Adershire one of the Rangers who was at the retaking the afsd young man from the Indians and not being fully sattisfied of the information it is there opinion before anything further be done it that a messenger be immediately sent away to Bath Towne to Mr Secty Knight with orders for him to send the sd Mr Worselys son directly into the Council who will continue sitting til the return of the sd messenger and that Mr Secty returne a very full acct of the matter and of every thing that may have happened since his dated as aforsd in the afternoone Then this Board adjourned til the 6th of this Instant Novemr to Mr Grils House in Matitracomack Creek

Nover 6th The Board met again

Present the Honble the Governor
William Reed Esqr Lds Deputy
ffred Jones Esqr Lds Deputy
Richd Sanderson Esqr Lds Deputy
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Upon Petition of Coll Edward Moseley as Attorney of Mr Maurice Moore setting forth that an order passed last Council for a Resurvey on the Lands in dispute between the sd Moore and Mr John Blount was obtained Exparte and prays that persons before ordered to view the sd Land doe first make their returne to this Board before any new proceedings be had thereon

Ordered that the subject matter of the sd Petition be taken into Consideration on Munday next and that no proceedings be had thereon till then