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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of a meeting of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina
Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
January 26, 1713 - January 31, 1713
Volume 02, Pages 8-9

[B. P. R. O. N. C. B. T. 7. P. 59.]

Craven House Janry ye 26th 1712-13.
Henry Duke of Beaufort Palatin
John Lord Carteret
Maurice Ashley Esqre
Sr Jno. Colleton Barrt
Jno. Danson Esqre

Order'd that a Commission be prepar'd for Coll. Nicholson to enquire into the disorders of North Carolina.

That directions be sent to the President of North Carolina that the Brigantine belonging to Emanuel Low seized and condemned as forfeited to the Lords Proprietors be restored to the said E. Low or his heirs or assigns as a gift by the grace and favour of the Lords Proprietors

This Case above being not represented fully and plainly to the Lords the consideration of that matter was adjourn'd till another time

Adjourned till Saturday next to examine Coll. Rhett's accounts

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Craven House. Janry ye 31st 1712-13
John Lord Carteret
Maurice Ashloy Esqre
Sr John Colleton Barrt
John Danson Esqre

Sign'd a Commission for Coll Nicholson to enquire into the troubles & disorders that were lately in North Carolina

Order'd that Coll Nicholson have a copy of Govr Hyde's Instructions &c.

Order'd that a letter be writ to Coll Polluck in answer to his two letters & to inform him that Coll Nicholson is coming with a Commn to enquire into their late disorders and to command them to submit to his directions

It was agreed by the Board that the Order that no Land should be sold in Carolina for the future but what was paid for at this Board be canceld upon the setling what sum in Carolina in Carolina is equivalent to £20. in London & to be further consider'd of