BUTE COUNTY RECORD BOOK A 1764-1774
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Note: This is actually the second chapter of Mrs. Kerr's Bute County Records, Vol. I. The first chapter is posted as Record Book 1 covering pages 1-9. This chapter covers pages 11-40 of the book.
1 Clerk's Bond from BENJAMIN McCULLOCH, dated 21 August 1764, to the Justices of the County Inferior Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions. Refers to Commission from BENJAMIN HERON, Esq., Clerk of the Pleas for this Province 19 June last past. Securities: ALEXANDER McCULLOCH, ROBERT JONES, JR., WILL JOHNSON, JOHN CHRISTMAS. Recorded August Court 1764.
1 Sheriff's Bond from WILLIAM JOHNSON, dated 21 August 1764, to KING GEORGE III. Refers to Commission from the Governor dated 10 June last past. Securities: WILLIAM PERSON, ROBERT CALLER (CALLIER), THOMAS TURNER, JOHN CHRISTMAS. Wit: ALEXR. MCCULLOCH, ROBT. JONES, JR. Recorded August Court 1764.
2 Bond from WILLIAM JOHNSON, Sheriff, as Collector of Taxes, dated 21 Aug. 1764, to Governor ARTHUR DOBBS. Same Securities & Witnesses as above. Recorded August Court 1764.
3 Bond from SUGAN JOHNSON as Publick Register, dated 20 November 1764, to Governor ARTHUR DOBBS. Refers to Commission from the Governor, dated 10 June 1764. Securities: JETHRO SUMNER, BENJAMIN WARD. Rcd. Nov. Court 1764.
3 Sheriff's Bond from JULIUS NICHOLS, dated 1 August 1765, to KING GEORGE III. Refers to Commission from the Governor, dated e May last past. Securities: THOMAS BELL, PAUL PATRICK, JOHN HAWKINS, SR., JOSEPH PERSON. Rcd. July Ct. 1765.
4 Bond from JULIUS NICHOLS, Sheriff, as Collector of taxes. Same as above except bond is to the Hon. WILLIAM TRYON, Lieut. Governor & Commandr. in Chief of the Province. Recorded July Court 1765.
4 Commission as Deputy Surveyor for BENJAMIN PERSON, Esq., dated 1 Feb. 1765, from ROBERT PALMER, Esq., Surveyor General of His Majesty's Lands in the Province of North Carolina. Recorded July Court 1765.
5 Bond from WILLIAM JOHNSON as Publick Register, dated XXIXth day of Oct. 1765, to his Excellency the Palatine & the Lords Proprietors. Securities: THOMAS TURNER, PHILIP BURFORD. Wit: BEN McCULLOCH, JNO. WILLIAMS, JR. Recorded October Court 1765.
5 WILLIAM JOHNSON, late Sheriff of Bute Co., Account for the year 1764. 2040 Taxables; 35 Do. not listed: 726 Taxables retd. for J. NICHOLS to collect. Paid for Register's Book; Paid WILLIAM DUKE, C. JOHNSON, THO. YORK, JOS. DUNCAN. Account approved by the Court: OSBORN JEFFREYS, PHILLEMON HAWKINS, JAMES RANSOM, BENJAMIN PERSON, WILLIAM TABS, THOS. BELL, JAS. ALFORD. April Court 1766.
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