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Account of the value of property around Fort Johnston
North Carolina. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Brunswick County)
April 05, 1768
Volume 07, Pages 703-704

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

We The Jurors, Appointed by the Inferior Court of Brunswick County to Value Three hundred Acres of Land and the Improvements thereon in Virtue of an Act Passed the last Session of Assembly Intituled an Act for Vacating the Title of Certain Persons to Three hundred acres of Land Situate on the lower part of Cape Fear River and adjoining Fort Johnston and for Revesting the Same in the Crown for His Majesty's Service and for the benefit of the said Fort and Garrison being met and Qualified agreeable to the Directions of the above mentioned Act have viewed the Said Three hundred acres of land and the Improvements thereon and have Valued and appraised them as follows

Three hundred Acres of Land adjoining Fort Johnston (Claimant unknown) clear of Quit Rents valued at Fifty pounds Proclamation money

An old house and Kitchen called Walden's valued at Fifteen pounds

An house and Kitchen called Judah Swaines Valued at One hundred pounds

An house called William Dry's Esquire, Valued at Ten pounds

An house and Kitchen called John Galloways One hundred pounds

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Given under our hands and Seals this fifth day of April One thousand Seven hundred and Sixty eight and in the Eighth year of his Majesty's Reign.

JOHN DAVIS [Seal]
RICHd EAGLES [Seal]
ROBt SNOW [Seal]
WILLIAM LORD [Seal]
THOs COBHAM [Seal]
THOM. DAVIS [Seal]
WILLIAM HILL [Seal]
RICHd QUINCE Junr [Seal]
JOHN WALKER [Seal]
ROBt HOWE [Seal]
ROBt ELLIS [Seal]
JOHN WILKINSON [Seal]

Valuation of Lands & Houses at Fort Johnston Returned into Court ye 23rd June 1768 & ordd to be Registd by

WILLIAM LORD Clk

The within was duly recorded among the minutes of the Infr Court of pleas of Brunswick County on the 23rd day of June 1768 and ordd to be registered by

WILL. LORD Clk

The within was Registered in the Register office of Brunswick County in Book A page 56 by

WILL. LORD Cty Regr.

Janry 1768

Recorded in the Secretary's Office the 7th September 1768, Book D, page 237

JOHN LONDON, D. Sec.