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Memorandum from the Board of Trade of Great Britain to George II, King of Great Britain concerning Henry McCulloh's memorial concerning his land grants in North Carolina
McCulloh, Henry, ca. 1700-1779
May 28, 1754
Volume 11, Pages 119-120

[B. P. R. O. So. Carolina B. T. Vol. 27. p. 434.]

May 28th 1754.

To the Kings most Excellent Majesty.

May it please your Majesty

We have had under our Consideration a Memorial presented to us by Mr Henry MeCulloh who under Grants from your Majesty is possessed of many large Tracts of Land within the Province of North Carolina setting forth that by virtue of your Majesty's Warrant on the Receiver of your Quit Rents in the Province of South Carolina the Sum of Six Thousand two hundred pounds are due to the Memorialist and his assigne on account of His Salary as late Comptroller of your Majesty's Quit Rents in the said Province that the Sum of one thousand thirty five pounds sterling part of the said six thousand two hundred remain unassigned and at the disposal of the Memorialist and therefore praying that he may have your Majesty's permission to set off the sum of one thousand thirty

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five Pounds in discharge of such Quit Rents as may hereafter arise and become payable by him in North Carolina and that when his Tenants or such as have Mesne Conveyances under him have attorned to your Majesty for the payment of their respective Quit Rents he may be thereafter exempted from the payment of such part or proportion of them.

As this request appears to us to be reasonable and such an Indulgence from your Majesty may enable the Petitioner to comply with the Terms of his Grants and to cultivate his Lands We humbly beg leave to lay before your Majesty the annexed Copy of the said Memorial and to submit to your Majesty to give such Directions upon it as to your Majesty shall seem most proper.

Which is most humbly submitted

May 28th 1754.