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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from George Burrington to [Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle]
Burrington, George, 1680-1759
September 03, 1730
Volume 03, Page 88

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W: Ind: Vol. 22. P. 10.]

September the 3rd 1730.

May it please your Grace

In North Carolina there are att this time ten Precincts, when the Country is all over peopled there may be as many more, att present there is a Register in every Precinct, but if his Majesty gives a Commission or Patent to any Gentleman to keep a General Register for the whole Country the Precinct Registers must drop.

I am my Lord Duke your Graces most humble and most devoted servant