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Proceedings of the Council, 1716 May 2.

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[in pencil] (May 2, 1716)

[original document, in ink] In his Sd Survey more than it [or is?] expressed in his former patent A Patent for John Sutton & Michael Jenings in K. Wm County was this day Signed by the Governor in Council The Governor in Council was pleased to nominate the following persons to be Sherifs for the ensuing year Viz. Henrico — Joseph Royal Prince George — Richard Hemlin Surry — Robert Wynne Isle of Wight — Thomas Walton Nansemond — John Wright Norfolk — John Halstead Princes Anne — Henry Chapman Eliza. City — Simon Hollier Warwick — Thomas Haynes Junr York — Henry Taylor James City — Mungo English New Kent — John Scott Charles City — Richd Bradford King William — John Chiles King & Queen — Jeremiah Clowder Glocester — Henry Willis Middlesex — George Worham Essex — Thomas Catlett Richmond — Alexander Donaphan Lancaster — Richd Ball Northumberland — Peter Hack Westmorland — Benja. Berryman Stafford — Henry Fitzhugh Northampton — Hilary Stranger On the petition of Thomas Jones Merchant leave is Granted him to take up & patent 2500 Acres of Land lying in Nansemond County This Board being Satisfied of his ability to Cultivate the Same according to Law New Commissions of the peace for the Countys of Middlesex King & Queen and Westmorland were this day Ordered to be issued with the addition of Sundry new Justices

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