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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the North Carolina Palatine's Court
North Carolina. Palatines Court
December 09, 1696
Volume 01, Page 472

[B. P. R. O. B. T. No. Carolina. Vol. 11. B. 94.]

North Carolina—ss.
At a Palatines Court holden at the House of the Honble Francis Jones Esqre the 9th day of December 1696.
The Right Honble John Archdale Esqre Governor or Commander in Chief of North and South Carolina. The Honble Francis Jones, Benjamin Lakar, Majr Samuel Swann, & Thomas Harvey Esqre Lords Deputies.

Ordered that Writts be issued out to the several precincts of the County of Albemarle, for electing five Burgesses for each Precinct to meet at the House of Thomas Nicolo, the eighteenth Day of January next.

Whereas several Persons are seated on Pampticoe River without the Bounds of the County of Albemarle to whom Commissions & Writts have been directed by the Name and Style of the Precinct of Pampticoe in the County of Archdale, it is now by the authority of this Court erected into a County & by the special direction of the Right Honble the Governor is nominated the County of Bath.

Ordered that a writt be issued out to the Inhabitants of the County of Bath to make choice of two Burgesses to sit in the Grand Assembly to be holden at the House of Thomas Nicolo the eighteenth Day of January next.