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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Declaration by Murray Crymble and James Huey concerning their actions as agents for Henry McCulloh
Crymble, Murray; Huey, James
December 13, 1736
Volume 04, Page 1093

Whereas a Petition was lately preferred to His Majesty in Council in the names of us Murray Crymble and James Huey of London Merchants praying for a Grant of twelve hundred thousand acres of Land in North Carolina in consideration of settling six thousand Protestants which Petition was referred by His Majesty to a Committee of Council and by the Committee of Council to the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations and whereon the said Lords of Trade have made their report to the Committee of Council in favour of us subject to such terms and conditions as in the said report are mentioned. Now We the said Murray Crymble and James Huey Do hereby declare that our names were made use of in the said Petition only in trust for Henry McCulloh of London Merchant And that the said Tracts of Land when granted is to be for the proper use and benefit of the said Henry McCulloh.

Witness our hands the 13th day of December 1736.

Hen. Howson
Fran: Redmayne.