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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Great Britain. Board of Trade
March 05, 1718
Volume 02, Page 301

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[B. P. R. O. Board of Trade Journals. Vol. 27. P. 140.]

Whitehall. Wednesday March 5th 171⅞

Col. Blakiston & Mr Micajah Perry attending as desired they were sevrally asked their opinions concerning the proposal of Sir Robt. Montgomery for making a settlement in the south part of Carolina particularly as to its effecting Virginia Whereupon they said they thought it would be no detriment to Virginia but if the direction of such a settlement were under the care of a good man it would be a public advantage especially to Carolina itself.