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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
June 07, 1715
Volume 02, Pages 181-182

[Council Journal.]

North Carolina ss
Att a council holden at ye house of Captn Fred Jones in Chowan June 7th 1715
Present the Honble Charles Eden Esqr Governr Captn Genll & Admll
The Honbles Thos Pollock Esqr Lds proprietr Depty
The Honbles Nath Chevin Esqr Lds proprietr Depty
The Honbles Wm Reed Esqr Lds proprietr Depty
The Honbles C Gale Esqr Lds proprietr Depty
The Honbles Fras Foster Esqr Lds proprietr Depty
The Honbles T Knight Esqr Lds proprietrs Depty

Upon Petition of Robert Hicks Showing that a Tract of Land on Rockahock Creek is in Chowan formerly Pattented by Mr James Fracklow is Lapsed for want of being Seated in Due time pursuant to the Tenor of ye Said Pattent and prayes ye same may be Granted to him

Ordered that ye same be Granted as pray'd for

Upon Petition of Robert Hicks Shewing that a Tract of Land of One hundred and ninty Six Acres lying at the Beaver Dams on the Indian Town Creek in Chowan formerly pattented by Mr James Farlow is Lapsed for want of Being Seated in due time pursuant to ye Tenor of Said Pattent prayes the same may be granted to him

Ordered that the same be granted as pray'd for

Upon Petition of Thos Roper Shewing that Captn Cornelius Swillivan has Rece'd ye Wages of one Anthony Morrall which was due to ye said Morrall for his services in the Warr against the Indian Enemie and that the said Morrall at ye same time was an Indented Servent to the said Roper and therefore his said Wages was due to him and prayes whereas the said Swillivan has some money due to him in the publick Treasurie

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here he may have so much money of what is due to ye said Swillivan as ye said Morrells Wages Amounted to

Ordered that if there be moneys Sufficient in the Treasurie of the said Swillivan as will answer ye Said Morralls Claims or so much as there shall appear to be the same shall be stopped or Lodged in the hands of Coll Edward Moseley Treasurer and paid to ye said Thos Roper provided the said Swillivan Shew no Cause to ye Contrary within one yeare from ye Date hereof.

Whereas by an ordr of Council dated ye Eleventh day of Novbr 1713 Thos Roper was Impowered to receive the sum of seven pounds Thirteen Shillings out of the Claimes due to John Toby being due to him and it now appears to this board that Captn Cornelius Swillivan und pretence of being Admintr to said Toby has received all ye claims due to ye sd Toby

Wherefore it is hereby Ordered that if there be any money of the said Swillivan in the Treasurie that the Treasurer do pay to the said Roper ye Above said Sum out of ye said Moneys

Upon Petition of Captn Fredk Jones Showing that in a survey of One Thousand Nine hundred and Ninety Acres of Land laid out for him in Matchepungo by John Lawson Esqr Late surveyr there is at Least four hundred acres of Land Less than his Complemt and that he hath paid the purchase money for that of One thousand nine hundred Ninety and nine Acres and therefore prayes that he may have as much Land laid out to him adjacent to ye said survey as will make up his said Compliment of One Thousand Nine hundred & Ninety Nine Acres as afsd

Ordered that the Surveyr Genll or his Deputy do carefully survey the aforesaid Tract of Land and report to this Board what Certain qt there is contained therein and that a Caveat be entered against any pattent being Taken out or Survey made for one John Bright untill ye said Capt Jones Land be Laid out as afsd