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Memorandum from the Board of Trade of Great Britain to George II, King of Great Britain concerning Henry McCulloh's petition concerning quit rents
Great Britain. Board of Trade
May 18, 1754
Volume 05, Pages 122-123

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 21.]
May it please Your Majesty

We have had under our consideration a Memorial presented to us to Mr. Henry McCulloh who under Grants from Your Majesty is possessed of many large tracts of land within the Province of North Carolina setting forth that by virtue of Your Maj. Warrant on the Receiver of your quit Rents in the Province of South Carolina the sum of six thousand two hundred pounds are due to the Memorials and his assigns on account of his Salary as late Comptroller of Your Maj. Quit Rents in the said Provinces that the sum of one thousand and thirty five Pounds sterling part of the said six thousand two hundred pounds remains unassigned and at the disposal of the Memorialist & therefore praying that he may have Your Maj. permission to set off the said sum of one thousand

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& thirty five Pounds in discharge of such quit Rents as may hereafter arise & become payable by him in North Carolina & that when his Tenants & such as have Mesne Conveyances under him have attorned to Your Majesty for the payment of their Respective Quit Rents he may thereafter be exempted from the payment of such part or proportion of them.

As this request appears to be reasonable and such an indulgence from Your Majesty may enable the Petitioner to comply with the terms of his Grant and to cultivate his lands We humbly beg leave to lay before Your Majesty the annexed copy of the said Memorial and to submit it to Your Majesty to give such directions upon it as to Your Maj. shall seem most proper

Which is most humbly submitted


Whitehall May 18th 1754.

Additional Notes for Electronic Version: Enclosed a petition from Henry McCulloh - See Related Documents.