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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
June 02, 1712 - June 05, 1712
Volume 01, Pages 851-852

[Council Journal.]

North Carolina ss
Att a Councill holden at ye Dwelling house of Honble Edwd Hyde Esqr in Chowan on Monday the 2d day of June Ano Dni 1712

The Honble Edwd Hyde Esqr Govr Capt Genll Admll &c
The Honble Thos Pollock Esqr Ld propt Depty
The Honble Nath Chevin Esqr Ld propt Depty
The Honble Thos Boyd Esqr Ld propt Depty
The Honble Wm Reed Esqr Ld propt Depty
The Honble Thos Peterson Esqr Ld propt Depty

The Honble the Govr haveing represented to this Board that there is a necessity of Sending Some person as an Agent on behalfe of this Governmt to ye Governmt of South Carolina in order to represent ye present State of ye Warr agt ye Indyans in this Governmt and ye late Managemt as also to suplicate that Governmt for farther aid to Carry on ye said Warr.

Ordered that Mr James Foster be appointed to goe to South Carolina to performe ye said Agency and that a Suffiecent Sum̄e of money be raised for defraying his Charges therein.

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Ordered that ye petition of Aaron Blanchard and others be referred to ye next Councill and that then ye Order for laying out ye Chowan Indian Land be brought

Upon the petition of the Honble Coll Thos Pollock Shewing that a Tract of Land on Nuse River Called Wilkison's point is Lapsed for want of Seateing and prays that ye Same may be Granted to him

Ordered that ye Same granted as praid for

Upon petition of Jacob Hardy that a tract of Land formerly pattented by Jno Hardy lyeing between Capt West and Samll Edmunds Lines be granted to him being Lapsed for want of Seateing

Ordered that ye Same be granted as pray'd for

Then the Board adjourned till tomorrow morne 9 of Clock

Tusday morne June ye 3d this Board mett present ut Supra

Upon petition of Jno Lillington Setting forth that two of ye Horses lately brought in by ye Indyan Blount are his and praying an order of this Board for ye Same

Ordered that ye Said Jno Lillington receive and take ye said Horses or either of them wherever to be found he makeing it appeare that they doe of right belong to him

Ordered that Capt Jno Mitchell be permitted to Carry out of this Governmt Soe much Wheat as he shall purchase of Capt Thos Lee for necessary Supplys agt ye Genll Court & noe more he paying ye Duty Imposed on ye Same

Then this Board Adjourned till Thursday morne 9 of Clock

This Board mett again present ut Supra

Ordered that Twenty men be forthwth raised & Imploy'd in two large Canoes to Cruize in pamplico & Core Sounds in order to Supress a party of Indyans which we are Informed doe harbor in and about those Sounds

Mr Wm Maule being appointed by a fformer Order of this board to Inspect a Tract of Land on Kesiah river formerly pattented to Jno Bird to whether ye same had ever been Settled according to Law And he haveing reported ye negative It is Ordered by this Board that ye said Land be Granted Jno Hardy persuant to his former petition for that purpose

By Ordr of ye Councill