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Letter from William Bridgeman to William Popple, with a list of the Admiralty Officers in Carolina
Bridgeman, William, 1646-1699
February 16, 1698
Volume 01, Pages 490-491

[B. P. R. O. B. T. Proprieties. No. 25. P. 195.]
W. BRIDGMAN TO W. POPPLE.

Sr

In answer to your Letter of yesterday. I send you enclosed an acct of the Officers appointed in the Courts of Admiralty in North and South Carolina, according as is desired by your said Letter. I am

Sr
your most humble servant
Wm̄ BRIDGMAN

Admty Office
16th Feb 1697-8.

List of the Admiralty Officers in North and South Carolina
Mr Edw: Hill—Judge of the Colony of Virginia and North Carolina Appointed by an Order to ye Governt of those Colonys for the time being Dated the 19th of April last
Miles Carey—Register of the Colony of Virginia and North Carolina Appointed by an Order to ye Governt of those Colonys for the time being Dated the 19th of April last
Mich: Sherman—Marshal of the Colony of Virginia and North Carolina Appointed by an Order to ye Governt of those Colonys for the time being Dated the 19th of April last
Edw: Chilton—Advocate of the Colony of Virginia and North Carolina Appointed by an Order to ye Governt of those Colonys for the time being Dated the 19th of April last
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Mr Jos: Norton—Judge of South Carolina Appointed by an Order of Sr Chas: Hedges the 29th of April 1691.
Tho: Carey—Register of South Carolina Appointed by an Order of Sr Chas: Hedges the 29th of April 1691.
Rd Pollinger—Marshal of South Carolina Appointed by an Order of Sr Chas: Hedges the 29th of April 1691.
Jona Armorey—Advocate of South Carolina Appointed by an Order of Sr Chas: Hedges the 29th of April 1691.

And an Order was given to Sr Chas: Hedges Judge of the High Court of Admiralty the 28th of May 1671. to prepare Letters Patents, empowering the Governours of those Places for the time being to appoint such Officers when any vacancies shall happen.