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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
May 07, 1728 - November 26, 1728
Volume 02, Pages 816-817

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[B. P. R. O. B. T. Journals Vol. 38.]

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Whitehall Tuesday May 7th 1728.
Earl of Westmorland.
Sir O. Bridgeman
Mr Bladen.
Mr Cary.

A letter from Mr Fitzwilliams Surveyor General of the Customs in the Southern district of America dated 26 Decr 1727 relating to an Act passed at Pennsylvania for establishing Courts of Judicature and another passed in Virginia to prevent bringing Tobacco from Carolina into that Colony was read, And the papers therein referred to were laid before the Board, viz:

Copy of an Act passed in Pennsylvania for establishing Courts of Judicature in this Province

Mr Fitzwilliams letter to the Govr of Pennsylvania against the said Act

Copy of a clause offered to be added to the said Act.

Whereupon Order'd that Mr Shelton Secry to the Lords Proprs of Carolina, Mr Leheup Agent for Virginia and Mr Cary be acquainted that the Board desires to speak with them upon Tuesday morning upon the before mentioned Act passed in Virginia

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Whitehall Tuesday May 14th 1728

Mr Shelton attending as he had been desired as also Mr Leheup Agent for Virginia Their Lordships took again into consideration the letter from Mr Fitzwilliams mentioned in the Minutes of the 7th inst. as also the Act for the more effectual preventing the bringing tobacco from North Carolina and the Bounds in controversy And after some discourse with these gentlemen thereupon Their Lordships agreed to consider further thereof on Thursday next

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Whitehall May 21st 1728

Mr Shelton and Mr Godin attending presented to the Board two papers in relation to the first settlement of Carolina & the Bahama Islands which were read

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Whitehall Tuesday Novr 26th 1728.

A letter from Sir Richard Everard Deputy Governor of North Carolina dated 3rd May last was read, As also

A copy of the petition & complaint of Samuel Northey Master of a Vessel at North Carolina in relation to his having been forcibly detained and the authority of the Justices prohibition in his case denyed

Their Lordships likewise resolved to consider further of this letter on Tuesday sen'night