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Proceedings of the Council of State, 1720 Mar. 1.

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Proceeded to the Examination of the Several Articals thereof and thereupon it is Ordered that the said Acco't as it is now regullated be farely transcribed and that upon his Makeing Oath to the truth thereof he be paid out of his Majesties Revenue of two shillings pr hhsd [hogshead] Ord'd that there be paid to Mr Henry [Irwin?] £35..2. for Sundry stores of war furnished by him for the sloop sent [to St Aug'n?] he making Oath to ye truth of his Accot On the recommendation of the Surveyor Gen'l the following persons were approved of as Surveyors of the sevl Countys for wch they are Comd. viz Jno Syme James Taylor Aug'n Smith Charles Barber [Benjn?] [Ward?] & Drury Stith Gent On application for an addition of Justices to ye Comn of the peace for P Geo County a new Commn ordd for that County Ordd tht there be pd to the Ministers attending ye Genl Courts & Assemblys [illegible] Currt money for each Sermon Sundry peticons [petitions] for Leave to take up land were this day read in Council & granted as follows To Hugh Jones Clerk-- five thousand acres Lying in Essex County Adjoining to the Entry of Richd [Heikman?] for 20000 acres To Richard Herbert -- fifteen hundred acres in Prince George County on the upper or Northside of Flatt Creek, beginning at the mouth of the Rocky branch, and so running up & taking in both forks, to include the sd quantity. To Richard Kennon -- Three thousand acres in Prince George County beginning at a small branch at the upper horse pen thence to the head of the sd branch, thence directly to the upper side of Flatt Creek. To Stith Bolling -- One thousand acres including his former Entrys on Buck skin Creek in Prince George County