Minutes of the North Carolina Governor’s Council
North Carolina. Council
November 26, 1758 – November 29, 1758
Volume 05, Pages 994-995
Upon Complaint of King Blunt and the rest of the Tuskarora Indians that Humphry Bate had settled upon their Lands without their consent contrary to an Act of Assembly of this Province made in the year 1748
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to prevent any person from settling on their Lands notwithstanding any Patents granted for any part within their district,
Ordered that the Attorney General do Prosecute the said Humphry Bate unless he quits the said Land.
Upon Complaint of the Meherrin Indians being distrubed in their possessions by several persons contrary to an Act of Assembly of this Province passed in the year 1729
Ordered that the Attny General do prosecute all persons who disturb the said Meherrin Indians in their Possessions.