British Records: Privy Council

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The Privy Council was a body acting as advisors to the sovereign. One of the matters it dealt with was colonial affairs.

Unbound Papers

Topics relating to North Carolina in the series PC 1 include among others piracy, trade, naval stores, laws, boundaries, commissions to governors and others, quitrents, naval prizes, church affairs.

Office Registers

Topics relating to North Carolina in the series PC 2 include, among others, tobacco, the Vassall/ Kingswell scheme to colonize "Carolana," servants, trade, immigration, Culpeper's Rebellion, Seth Sothell's capture by Algerians, naval stores, Cary's Rebellion, appointments to office, piracy, land grants, Daniel Coxe's claim to Carolina.

Plantation Book

Topics relating to North Carolina in the series PC 5 include, among others, trade, piracy, appointment to office, the Coxe claim.

Miscellaneous Books

The one document copied from the series PC 6 is a broadside proclamation of the death of King William III.

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