The State Records of North Carolina Volume 1

The State Records of North Carolina Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...their own Condition and one another, can debate that matter with more freedom and satisfacon, and better adjust and ballance their affaires in all respects for their common safety. 7""7 That in times of Warr the Comr shal Geuii or Cheife Comander of those severall Quota's upon service against the Coinon Enemy, as he shall be advised for the good and benefit of the whole. B. P. R. O. B. T. Proprieties. No. 25. p. 39.l LETTER OF THE COUNCILL OF TRADE TO THE LORDS PROPRIETORS OF CAROLINA. Feb 9" 1696-7 To the Right Honourable the Lords Proprietors of his Majesties Province of Carolina in America. My Lords His Majesty having been informed by complaints from severall hands of the undue methods practiced in some of his Colonies for seducing the Inhabitants from others, and being sensible how much that practice is contrary to the Common Interest of the whole has commanded us to write to the severall Governors or Governments of each Colony that they take care that effectual Laws be made in each of their respective Governments against the receiving and harbouring not only of Deserters, but also of such Fugitives as leave any of his Plantations contrary to the Laws provided for that purpose in each plantation respectively; Which therefore we accordingly recommend to your observation for the Province of Carolina. And whereas his Majesty has also received complaints that the entertainment given to Pyrates in some of his Colonies, and more particularly in those under distinct proprieties, had occasioned many ill minded persons, seamen and others to desert their habitations, and apply themselves to such wicked and destructive courses to the great weakening and dispeopling of the Colonies so abandoned by them, and to the great dishonour of the...
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  • Paperback | 404 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 717g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236558316
  • 9781236558312