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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
October 22, 1713
Volume 02, Pages 64-65

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[Council Journal.]

North Carolina—ss
Att a Councill holden in ye house of Coll Thos Pollock Esqr in Chowan on Wednesday ye 22d day of October Ano Dni 1713
Present the Honble Thos Pollock Esqr presidt &c
The Honble Nath Chevin Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honble Christo Gale Esqr Lds proptrs Depty
The Honble T Knight Esqr Lds proptrs Depty

Capt Thos Lee having represented to this Board that he by virtue of a comission from ye late Govr Hyde for Rainger had taken and secured a conoe that formerly belonged to one Jno Butler who had fled for divers Crimes from South Carolina and pray'd an ordr of this Board to whome he might deliver ye said Conoe

Orderd that ye Said Canoe doe remaine in the Custody of ye Said Lee untill farther Ordr of this Board

Willm̄ ffryly haveing represented to this Board that he had taken up a Horse Some tyme ago that was a stray & unmarked horse by Virtue of a Comission from Wm̄ Glover Esqr the late preside of ye Councill & Comandr in Chiefe which said Horse was first taken up by James Long by virtue of a comission from Coll Cary in ye tyme of his usurpation Wherefore prays ye said Horse may be Confirmed to him ye Said ffryly by virtue of the afsd Comission And this Board haveing Considered the matter it is their oppinion the said Horse Doe properly belong to ye said ffryly as afsd and thereupon

It is Ordered that ye said Horse doe remaine to ye said ffryly's owne proper use

Upon Petition of Madm Catha Hyde Admtr of ye Goods and Chattles of ye Honble Edwd Hyde Esqr praying appraisors may be appointed to appraise ye Estate of ye said Edwd Hyde

Ordered that Capt Robert West Mr Jno Bird Mr Jno Hardy and Mr Thos West or any three of them being first Sworne thereto Doe Appraise all ye Goods & Chattles of ys Afsd Edward Hyde as shall be presented to them by the said Catha Hyde admtr as afsd

Whereas it doe appear to this Board that there is likely to be very greate Want of provisions to suply ye Wants of ye army that is Dayly expected from South Carolina as well as for our owne force now in armes agt the Indians

It is ordered by this Board that noe Graine be exported out of this Governmt either by Land or water untill farther order from this Board

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and that all officers Conserned in ye Clearing of any Vessell Doe have Due regard to this order

Whereas it dos appeare to this Board that there has been divers persons Imploy'd by the Honble Edwd Hyde Esqr late Govr of this province in receiving and Collecting ye Quit Rents in this Governmt for the end therefore that it may appeare to this Board of whome and how much moneys there has been rec'd by those persons

It is ordered by this Board that all such persons as have been so Imploy'd by ye Honble Edwd Hydes Esqr in Recovering and Collecting any Quit Rents as afsd Doe render a true and Just accot thereof in manor following (Vizt) the name of ye person from whome rec'd the number of acres they hold and how many years Due and to whome they have accounted for ye same which accot they shall returne into ye Sectys Office in order to be lay'd before this Board by the last day of November next and they will answr the contrary at their perill