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Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council
September 08, 1763
Volume 06, Pages 1013-1014

At a Council held at Wilmington 8th September 1763
Present—His Excellency the Governor
The Honble James Hasell Esqr
The Honble Lewis Henry DeRossett Esqr
The Honble John Sampson Esqr

On hearing the Complaint of James Howard against Enoch Ward Sheriff of Onslow County and William Williams in Commission of the Peace for said County—After examination of the Evidences and the facts Alledged against them being fully proved,

Ordered that Enoch Ward Sheriff of Onslow be removed from Executing the said Office and that William Williams be struck out of the Commission of the Peace.

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His Excellency having asked the opinion of the Board when would be the most proper time for the Assembly to meet they were unanimously of Opinion that it should be prorogued to the eighth day of December next then to meet at Wilmington

Additional Notes for Electronic Version: This document was enclosed with a letter from Arthur Dobbs - See Related Documents.