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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
August 19, 1713
Volume 02, Pages 58-59

[Council Journal.]

North Carolina—ss
Att a councill holden at ye house of The Honble Thos Pollock Esqr Presidt &c in Chowan on Saturday ye 19th day of Augt Ano Dni 1713
Present the Honble Thos Pollock Esq, Presidt
The Honbls Thos Boyd Esqr Lds prop Depty
The Honbls Christo Gale Esqr Lds prop Depty
The Honbls T Knight Esqr Lds prop Depty
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Upon Complt made to this Board by Daniell Gutheree Depty Marshall for ye precinct of pasquotank that Robert Morgan Jno Sawyer Senr Jno Sawyer Junr Edward Williams Richard Hastins and Robert Sawyer did uterly refuse to pay ye fine of ffive pounds due from them by act of Assbly for not going out in ye Indyan Warr And in Contempt of the said Act did by fforce and armes Rescue and take from him ye Marshll divers goods on which he had made Distress for ye Same pursuant to ye Said Act.

Whereupon it is Ordered by this Board that ye provost Marshall or his Deputy doe forthwth take the severall persons above named into his Custody & them hold untill they give good Security for their appearance at ye next Genll Court to answare ye Said Complt and that in ye meane while they be of their good behaviour—

Whereas the Sloop Yamesee Transport now belonging to Capt Edmd Bellinger is Imploy'd in ye Service of this Governmt

It is ordered by this Board that Capt Lyonll Reading Capt Jno Drinkewater Capt Jno Clarke & Thos Harding or any three of them being first Sworne thereto doe forthwth appraise ye Said Sloop wth all her tackle furniture & Apparrell and make returne thereof accordingly