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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Affidavit of Benjamin Morrison concerning Spanish prisoners
Morrison, Benjamin
March 13, 1748
Volume 22, Page 474

New Hanover County.

Came before me, Rufus Marsden, one of his Majesties Justices Assigned to keep the Peace for the County afores’d, Benjamin Morrison, who maketh Oath on the Holy Evangelist that Mr. Francis Davies did Maintain and keep Twelve Spaniards according to the best of his remembrance during the Space of Seventy-two Days.

Sworn to before me this 13th day of March, 1748.

Additional Notes for Electronic Version: Although the editors included this document with several others from the 1770-1771 period, it seems to be related to the Spanish Alarm of 1747-1748.