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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
July 05, 1744 - November 21, 1744
Volume 04, Page 674

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[B. P. R. O. B. T. Journals. Vol. 52. P. 87.]

Thursday July 5th 1744.
Present Lord Monson.
Col. Bladen.
Mr Plumer.
Mr Keene.

The Secretary laid before the Board the Naval Officers Lists of ships entred and cleared at Port Bath in North Carolina for two Quarters viz: from Midsummer to Michalmas 1743 and from thence to the Christmas following.

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Wednesday Novr 7th 1744.

Read a letter from the Duke of Newcastle dated Oct. 26th 1744 transmitting for the information and direction of the Board a printed copy of the Grant and Release from His Majesty under the great seal of this Kingdom of one eighth part of Carolina to the Lord Carteret (now Earl of Granville) as also of the surrender of seven eighth parts of Carolina from the Earl of Granville to His Majesty.

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Wednesday Novr 21st 1744.

The Secretary laid before the Board the nineteen following copies of Orders in Council lately transmitted from the Council office and the Titles thereof were read, Vizt

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Order of Council dated 9th of May 1744 directing a Grant to pass the Great Seal of one Tract of Land on the North side of Carolina to the Lord Carteret in full for his eighth part of South and North Carolina.

Order of Council dated 19th of July 1744 for raising three Independent Companies in America for the defence of South Carolina and to be under the direction of the Governor and Council of that Province.