Tuesday, October 2, 2007

William Braswell? 1715 North Carolina

At a Council holden at the Honble the Governr house in Chowan on Tuesday the 5th day of July 1715. . . .

Wherefore it is hereby ordered that TOBs KNIGHTS at the horsepool and Wm. BRAPWELL (Braswell?) on ye west shoare of Chowan and THOs WILLIAMS and JAMES BROWN at Caratuck or either of them are hereby Appoynted to receive all Such persons that are brought in from Verginia as aforsaid (in response to an appeal by the Governor of Virginia that all persons who enter North Carolina from Virginia without a permit from him be apprehended by the magistrates in the "adjacent counties") and Deliver'd to them that they Immediately on Receipt of Such persons doe Cause them to pay unto such officer or officers as Shall bring them in 20c Each man and carry them before the next Magistrate who is hereby required to Committ such person or persons to ye Custody of the Provost Marshall or his Depty untill they sahll find good and Sufficient Security for their Appearance at the next Generall Court the following and answr to such matters as Shall be objected against them.

Vol. 2, 00. 182-184[1]

From the files of Carey Bracewell