Gov. John Yeaman's Executive Council

Dates: 1672 to 1674

Location Met: Charles Town

On December 26, 1671, the Lords Proprietors commissioned Sir John Yeaman as the next Governor of Charles Town. It took a while for this to make its way across the Atlantic.

On April 19-20, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. John Godfrey
- William Owen
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Maurice Matthews

Yeamans, West, and Godfrey were identified as Lords Proprietors' Deputies.

The Executive Council issued a proclamation to dissolve the existing Parliament and for all Freeholders to vote tomorrow (April 20th) for a new Parliament. They then elected the following men to the new Parliament:
- Stephen Bull
- Capt. Florence O'Sullivan
- John Culpeper
- John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall
- John Mavericke
- John Pinckard
- Capt. Robert Donne
- Amos Jefford
- Richard Conant
- Peter Herne (Hyrne)
- Richard Chapman
- John Yeamans
- Timothy Biggs
- James Jones
- Edward Mathews
- Samuel West
- Richard Cole
- Henry Hughes

This new Parliament then elected their five (5) representatives to the Executive Council:
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Click Here to view or download the Journal of the Grand Council of August 1671 to June 1680.

On April 23, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament from the Freeholders as shown directly above.

The Executive Council (aka "Grand Council") directed that the Surveyor General lay out three colonies, or squares, of 12,000 acres each - one at Charles Town, another at James Town, and the third at Oyster Point.

The Executive Council discussed what to do about persons taking cedar timber from un-deeded land, which would actually still be the property of the Lords Proprietors since it had not been granted to anybody as yet.

On May 11, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council agreed to a motion by William Owen for a jury to meet at his home next Thursday - purpose not clear - document torn.

On May 16, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that all persons already possessing land but it has not yet been surveyed, they must get a survey within three months.

The Executive Council also directed that no person can leave the province unless they have given twenty-one (21) days notice with the Secretary's office.

The Executive Council resolved that Stephen Bull be commissioned as Master of the Ordinance and Captain of the fort at Charles Town.

On June 1, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved that the Govnernor should live in Charles Town for the better safety of this settlement.

The Executive Council directed William Owen, Stephen Bull, and Ralph Marshall to prepare the following topics for the Parliament to address:
1) An Act for the uniform building of Charles Town.
2) For the building a bridge on the southward part of Charles Town.
3) An additional Act against fugitive persons or absents without license.
4) An Act for selling or disposing of firearms or ammunition to the Indians.

On June 4, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council addressed the complaint made by Mrs. Affera against three of her servants - John Chambers, Philip Orrill, and Michael Lovell for disobedience and refusal to observe her lawful commands. Philip Orrill was sentenced to receive twenty-one (21) lashes on his bare back while tied to a tree. The other two were given lighter sentences.

On June 8, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council deemed that Christopher Edwards had served his time as an indentured servant and was now a free man and entitled to lands in his own name.

The Executive Council agreed to the request of Col. Joseph West for 20 "debters" in the province go with him to collect cedar timber on next Monday a fortnight - to ship back to England when the next ships arrive and resail.

On June 18, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved that two great guns be mounted at New Town, and twelve (12) pounds of powder go with the two guns. That all owners of firearms to make sure they are in good working order, and if repairs are needed then the blacksmith shall fix all guns before continuing on any more work. That all men between 16 and 60 years old must furnish himself with one "Catous Box" (cartouche box) that will hold twelve (12) cartridges by July 1st. All masters to ensure their servants as also so equipped. Penalty if this is not done.

The Executive Council directed that if anyone has special intelligence on the approach of the enemy (Indians) then they shall immediately notify some or all of the Executive Council and an alarm be raised by the firing of the two great guns.

The Executive Council then instructed various "outlyers" to move to safer environs, and for all men to continue about their activities, but with firearms at their sides - until further notice.

On June 29, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council found William Barry guilty of stealing corn from William Owen and they ordered him to be stripped down to the waste, tied to the "usual Tree," and given eleven (11) lashes upon his naked back.

On July 2, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Capt. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- John Robinson

Yeamans, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved that thirty (30) men be dispatched to Sowee against the Westoes who are said to be lurking there for an attack on Charles Town.

On July 6, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Maj. John Godfrey
- William Owen
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- Capt. John Robinson

Yeamans, Gray, Godfrey, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that since there had been no attack as yet, then one-half of the guard can be dismissed and the other half to remain on duty until Monday at least.

On July 9, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Capt. Thomas Gray
- Maj. John Godfrey
- Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- Capt. John Robinson

Yeamans, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that the male inhabitants be formed into six (6) companies, besided the governor's life guard. They also commissioned the following officers: Lt. Col. John Godfrey, Maj. Thomas Gray, Capt. Maurice Matthews, Capt. John Robinson, Capt. Richard Conant, Capt. Florence O'Sullivan, and Capt. Robert Donne, and several unnamed junior officers.

On July 22, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Lt. Christopher Portman
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ensign Ralph Marshall
- Capt. John Robinson

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that Lt. Col. John Godfrey, Maj. Thomas Gray, and Capt. Maurice Matthews determine a "reasonable rate" to pay a blacksmith - because the current smiths are charging too much for their services, and many complain that they cannot afford to get their firearms repaired.

The Executive Council agreed to Thomas Hurt exchanging two acres of land in one place for two acres of land in another place.

The following people surrendered their lands in Charles Town and agreed to possess only the lots identified:
- Thomas Ingram: Lot 58
- Samuel West: Lot 31
- William Owen: Lot 32 and Lot 23
- Capt. Maurice Matthews and Capt. Stephen Bull on behalf of Capt. Henry Braine: Lot 30
- Lt. Henry Hughes: Lot 3
- John Coming: Lot 29
- Capt. Florence O'Sullivan: Lot 5, Lot 6, Lot 26, and Lot 27
- Samuel West on behalf of John Williamson: Lot 7
- Ralph Marshall: Lot 8
- Stephen Bull: Lot 24 and Lot 25
- The Grand Council on behalf of Capt. Joseph Bayley: Lot 9
- Sir John Yeamans: Lot 22
- Col. Joseph West on behalf of Richard Deyos: Lot 19
- James Jones: Lot 14
- Thomas Turpin: Lot 33
- Priscilla Burke: Lot 28
- Maj. Thomas Gray: Lot 10
- John Yeamans and Timothy Biggs on behalf of John Foster: Lot 11
- Richard Battin: Lot 13
- Henry Wood: Lot 15
- George Beedon: Lot 20 and Lot 40
- Ensign Hugh Carteret: Lot 18
- Capt. George Thompson purchased two lots from William Kennis: Lot 16 and Lot 17
- Joseph Dalton and Ralph Marshall on behalf of Capt. Nathaniel Sayle: Lot 59 and Lot 60
- Thomas Hurt on behalf of his wife: Lot 61
- Col. Joseph West on behalf of the Lords Proprietors: Lot 50, Lot 51, Lot 52, Lot 53, and Lot 62
- Capt. Maurice Matthews: Lot 37 and Lot 54
- Richard Chapman on behalf of Michael Smith: Lot 38
- Thomas Thompson: Lot 55
- Capt. Gyles Hall: Lot 12
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey on behalf of Mr. Thomas and James Smith: Lot 41 and Lot 57
- Richard Cole: Lot 42
- Joseph Dalton: Lot 44
- John Pinkerd (Pinckard): Lot 36
- Joseph Pendarvis: Lot 45
- John Mavericke: Lot 43
- Philip Comerton: Lot ?
- Christopher Portman: Lot 4
- Ensign Henry Prettye: Lot 56
- Timothy Biggs: Lot 34
- Charles Miller: Lot 46
- John Culpeper: Lot 35
- Capt. John Robinson: Lot 47
- Ensign John Boone: Lot 2
- Edward Matthews: Lot 1

The Executive Council then directed Capt. Richard Conant to go seize the Indian known as Alarum Caseca's brother with his firearm and ammunition and bring him to the next Executive Council meeting.

The Executive Council then directed Capt. Maurice Matthews and his company of militia to repair to the plantation of Mr. Amos Jefford after any alarm is sounded; that Capt. Florence O'Sullivan and his company of militia to remain at his home if any alarm is sounded; that Capt. John Robinson and his company of militia repair to the plantation of Lt. Col. John Godfrey if any alarm is sounded; and Major Thomas Gray and his company of militia repair to the Lords Proprietors' plantation now in the possession of Col. Joseph West if any alarm is sounded.

On July 27, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Lt. Christopher Portman
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ensign Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council appointed Maj. Thomas Gray to be the undertaker to erect a bridge on the southward part of Charles Town. He is authorized to have "five days and a half work" from each man in the province, and they are to provide their own tools and other provisions that are needed to build this bridge. Maj. Gray may use any timber from the island westward of Charles Town he needed to build this bridge.

The Executive Council directed that Col. Joseph West and Lt. Col. John Godrey to look into a dispute between Capt. Florence O'Sullivan and Richard Crossley, and to resolve the matter in an equitable manner.

Lt. Col. John Godrey agreed to take in William Argent who is "overtaken with some distempers produced by his long idleness" and find a suitable remedy if possible, at least for a month.

Ensign Ralph Marshall and Capt. Stephen Bull both claimed right to land lately belonging to Jonathan Barker. The Executive Council decided this issue should be resolved by the court.

On August 3, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. John Robinson
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ensign Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Gray, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council granted 200 acres on the Seamans Land to Thomas Lane for six months until he can bring over 20 persons to take up those lands when they arrive in the province. They also granted 100 acres similarly to James Fookes for 10 persons.

The Executive Council settled a land issue between John Norton and Lt. Original Jackson.

On August 6, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. John Robinson
- Lt. Christopher Portman
- Ensign Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, and Matthews must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council decided that since none of the Seaman have ever come and taken advantage of the large tract of land set aside for their use, and this vacant land does not help in the defense of the province, it is now prudent to grant ninety (90) acres of this land to Robert Gibbs for nine (9) people who have arrived on his account. They also set aside another sixty (60) acres for him if he brings over another six (6) more people within four months.

On August 24, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. John Robinson
- Lt. Christopher Portman
- Ensign Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, and Gray must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that no person can retail "strong drink" without a license and if they do then they will receive the same penalties as in England.

The Executive Council directed Henry Woodward and James Needham to go find Bryan Fitzpatrick, who is said to have left the province and going to join the Spanish. They heard that Fitzpatrick had only gotten as far as St. Helena - and Woodward and Needham can capture him, maim him, or kill him at their discretion depending on circumstances.

On September 9, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. John Robinson
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council ordered Lt. Col. John Godfrey and Maj. Thomas Gray to take command of 250 men already raised in the province and march them to St. Helena, where it has been learned that the Spanish are gathering, perhaps for an attack on the province.

The Executive Council agreed to annul the earlier gift of land from John Coming at Oyster Point - since no one has taken up the free land in all this time, Coming wants it back.

The Executive Council learned of many complaints against the blacksmith, Thomas Archcraft, that he has willfully neglected to repair many needed firearms. They agreed to imprison Archcraft if he does not get to work soon.

On September 27, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Lt. Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, and Matthews must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that since quite a few persons have been in "gaol" for a long time, it is now time for a special session of "Peace and Gaol Delivery" be held to disposition these incarcertated persons promptly.

The Executive Council directed that a warrant be issued to the Surveyor General to lay out a "path or high way" from the governor's house to Charles Town, a path from Capt. George Thompson's plantation (late belonging to Thomas Holton) to Charles Town, and another path from Lt. Col. John Godfrey's home to Charles Town. These are to be completed before October 5th.

On October 16, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council decided to pardon Richard Nicklin and John Rivers to preserve the defense of the province. Both were sentenced to death by the recent Parliament for planning to run away.

On October 18, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that a special session of "Gaol Delivery" be held to hear the complaint of William Loe against Lt. Col. John Godfrey on October 24th.

The Executive Council agreed that a Court of Admiralty was required to hear the complaint of Matthias Halsted against Lt. Col. John Godfrey.

The Executive Council issued their decree of pardoning Richard Nicklin and John Rivers (above).

The Executive Council ordered that since William Argent cannot keep and maintain his son, Peter, aged four (4) years old, then the said Peter Argent shall be bound to John Coming as an apprentice until he reaches the age of twenty-one (21) years old.

On October 24, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Lt. Christopher Portman
- Ensign Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Gray, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council discussed the matter between Lt. Col. John Godfrey and and William Loe.

On October 26, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since Stephen Bull was named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that Lt. Col. John Godfrey and Ralph Marshall settle a dispute between Thomas Witty and Capt. Florence O'Sullivan.

On November 23, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Owen, and Matthews must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council relooked into a decision made on January 10, 1671 about John Radcliffe, the servant of John Foster.

On December 2, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed Col. Joseph West, Lt. Col. John Godfrey, Capt. Stephen Bull, and Capt. John Robinson to resolve the scantlings for the new bridge and to present their recommendations to the governor by December 12th.

On December 7, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved a complaint between William Kennis and Joseph Pendarvis.

The Executive Council agreed to start meeting once a month in Charles Town on the first Saturday of each month, unless otherwise agreed beforehand.

On December 12, 1672, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that since blacksmith Thomas Archcraft continues to ignore many requests to repair much needed firearms that he shall be taken into custody by the Marshall, and that Archcraft to return all tools provided to him by the Lords Proprietors.

On January 28, 1672/73, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council agreed with Christopher Field, servant to John Mavericke, that his master had not sufficiently maintained him and clothed him. They directed that Capt. Florence O'Sullivan shall maintain and clothe Christopher Field as his indentured servant till the gathering in of the next crop. If John Mavericke re-imburses O'Sullivan for those expenses and proves he can maintain Christopher Field, then he can be his master again.

The Executive Council determined that Robert Lewis did unlawfully take a bushel of corn from Col. Joseph West, so he must repay Col. West with two full bushels of corn in return before October 1st.

The Executive Council determined that Capt. Florence O'Sullivan had made malicious, unjust, and reproachful speeches against the government of this province, particularly about William Owen, one of the Lords Proprietors' Deputies, and to the dishonor of the Lord Proprietors themselves. So, they ordered the Marshall to keep him in custody until provides security for his good behavior.

The records noted that Peter Hearne (Hyrne) was sworn in as "Viewer of Pipestaves" in the limits of James Town.

On February 15, 1672/73, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council agreed that Lt. Col. John Godfrey be allowed a certain parcel of land that lies between his existing property and that of Capt. Florence O'Sullivan near Charles Town.

Since so many new settlers have arrived so scantily clad and provisioned, the Executive Council resolved that the Sloop Endeavour under Capt. Joseph Harris now anchored in the Ashley River shall be dispatched to Virginia with sufficient cargo to barter for provisions to help this province. They agreed to pay Capt. Harris £30 sterling per month for his ship and services.

The Executive Council learned that Lt. Col. John Godfrey had already made an agreement with Capt. Joseph Harris to transport four barrels of rum and one barrel of sugar for a little over £80 sterling. Gov. John Yeamans, Col. Joseph West, Lt. Col. John Godfrey, Maj. Thomas Gray, Capt. Maurice Matthews, William Owen, Capt. Stephen Bull, Capt. John Robinson, Capt. Richard Conant, and Christopher Portman all agreed to advance £10 each, for a total of £100 sterling to cover all expected costs - and they were to equally receive any profits therefrom.

On February 24, 1672/73, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed Maj. Thomas Gray to take the militia under his command to find the Indians who have been stealing hogs in the province lately.

The Executive Council resolved that Richard Batten and William Loe who had stolen a slave and run away from the province shall be apprehended as soon as possible by Lt. Col. John Godfrey and Capt. Maurice Matthews.

The Executive Council resolved that "some Malefactors now in custody" are to be brought to a special session of "Gaol Delivery" in Charles Town next Saturday.

On March 4, 1672/73, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed Lt. Col. John Godfrey and Capt. Richard Conant to apprehend the Indians lurking around James Town and stealing hogs and bring them before the "Grand Council" on March 6th.

The Executive Council resolved that "some Malefactors now in custody" are to be brought to a special session of "Gaol Delivery" in Charles Town on March 6th.

Capt. Maurice Matthews reported that he has marked 12,000 acres for Lord Ashley on the first bluff bank upon the first Indian plantation on the right hand in the western branch of the North River, commonly called the Mulberry Tree. He also marked a savannah for about three or four miles above the passable tree that lies over the Ashley River.

The Executive Council resolved that Maj. Thomas Gray has liberty to take up 1,000 acres for Capt. Abel Gay and reserved for his use as long as he settles the land within twelve months.

On March 10, 1672/73, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council agreed to pardon Richard Batten and William Loe, who were found guilty by the Parliament as felon runaways.

On March 22, 1672/73, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council orderd that any person marking out their own lands shall henceforth make sure this is recorded in the Surveyor General's office, who is also ordered to do the same.

The Executive Council repeated their earlier order that Capt. Florence O'Sullivan remain in custody until he provides security for his good behavior and appearance at the next general sessions.

On March 29, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council granted Lt. Col. John Godfrey leave of absence to plant about an acre of public land near Charles Town lying east of the land owned by Thomas Hurt, and that Godfrey may reap his produce without interruption.

The Executive Council agreed for Capt. Maurice Matthews to provide food and other maintenance for a recently-captured Indian now in Gaol. The records noted that Maurice Matthews was a Deputy for Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury.

On May 10, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Capt. John Robinson
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining five (5) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council settled a debt to be paid by Mathias Halsted to Lt. Col. John Godfrey as ordered by a recent Court decision - two barrels of molasses at two shillings per gallon.

On May 24, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Christopher Portman
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed Mathias Halsted and John Coming to make soundings of the mouth or channel of the Ashley River since shifting sands make navigation difficult.

On June 5, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Maj. Thomas Gray
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. John Robinson
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Gray, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council found Richard Battin, a joiner, guilty of diverse, malicious, false, and scandalous statements about Maj. Thomas Gray, one of the Lords Proprietors' Deputies. They ordered him stripped naked to his waist and given thirteen (13) lashes on his bare back, then placed in the stocks for an entire hour with a piece of paper attached to his forehead with his accusation on it.

The Executive Council agreed to making things easier in hearing small cases - two of the Executive Council, of which one must be a Lords Proprietors' Deputy - may call two or more Freeholders to help them to hear and judge/determine the outcome for killing hogs, petty larceny and other such misdemeanors, and to issue summary processes such that loss of limb, life, or freehold is not the outcome, then to report back to the Executive Council of their findings.

Oliver Spencer, blacksmith, asked the Executive Council to give him an extra three months to repay his acknowledged debt to Thomas Lane. They approved this extension of time.

On June 14, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council agreed with Col. Joseph West that Maj. Thomas Gray and John Pinkerd must provide security for their debt of about £70 sterling to the Lords Proprietors, and that they do not proceed with the rigging of their sloop until said security is given.

The Executive Council ordered that no person can take any guns, ammunition, or other firearms out of the province without a special license. All such items are needed for the defense of the province.

On June 21, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council determined that the sloop built by Thomas Gray, John Pinkerd, and others had recently been seized because of their rebellious actions may decay due to neglect - that the sloop be delivered to care of Col. Joseph West who will sell it for a sum to repay the several creditors of the said fugitives - Thomas Gray, John Robinson, John Culpeper, and John Pinkerd. Reminder - Gray and Robinson were members of this Executive Council.

The Executive Council ordered that those wishing to leave the province must register with the Secretary's Office, not more than six weeks in advance, or they will have to register again.

On June 23, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council agreed to allow Mrs. Jane Gray, wife of the delinquent Thomas Gray, her kettle, wearing apparel, her children's clothes, 3 pewter dishes, 6 plates, and all her provisions left aboard the sloop seized from her husband and others.

On June 28, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining man was named by Parliament.

The Executive Council agreed to allow John Mavericke to retrieve many items aboard the seized sloop because he had merely loaned them to John Robinson, one of the delinquents.

On July 4, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council ordered that a "Special Session of Gaol Delivery" be held in Charles Town before the Executive Council on Tuesday next to try the felonies of Samuel Lucas and Thomas Laford, and that a Jury be summoned beforehand.

On July12, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that Stephen Bull, John Yeamans, and Stephen Wheelwright be commissioned as surveyors now that John Culpeper, Surveyor General, has fled the province.

On July 24, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, and Matthews must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council allowed Mrs. Jeane (Jane above) Gray to retrieve two sheets and a half and some leather from aboard the seized sloop.

Bull, Yeamans, and Wheelwright (above) sworn in as new surveyors.

On July 29, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Stephen Bull
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council ordered that all Land Warrants formerly given to the Surveyor General are to continue in force and to be executed by the recently commissioned surveyors via direction from the Secretary.

On August 2, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty
- Samuel West

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed Lt. Col. John Godfrey and Capt. Maurice Matthews shall assess the price for blacksmith work and the price of corn in order to work out a method of payment to ensure firearms get fixed for the defense of the province, and to report back to the next Executive Council.

On August 9, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty
- Samuel West

West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

William Murrill and Richard Berry made oath that Evan Jones lost about a bushel and a half of corn in Charles Town.

On August 30, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty
- Samuel West

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council decided that Richard Nicklin has not served his full tenure under Col. Joseph West and that he must remain one more year.

On September 3, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that Lt. Col. John Godfrey and Capt. Maurice Matthews are to raise a party of men to march against the Westoes to kill and destroy them, or otherwise subject them to peace. They then resolved that all horses be taken up and that one pound of powder and two pounds of shot for every man, ten pounds of lead, and anything else necessary be taken from the Lords Proprietors' stores.

On September 16, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council debated whether the resolution of September 3rd should be issued in a proclamation. Only Col. West voted in the negative.

The Executive Council directed Lt. Col. John Godfrey to lead a small party of men to go apprehend "diverse, obstinate and evil disposed persons" who have run away from this settlement. Godfrey and his men may share any spoils seized from the men they apprehend.

On October 4, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council debated the question of whether to go after the Westoes or not. West and Matthews voted no, but the yeas won the debate.

On October 7, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council directed that Capt. Maurice Matthews, William Owen, Joseph Dalton, and John Boone go meet with the Esaugh Indians and seek their help in prosecuting the present war against the Westoes. It was noted that the Esaugh seemed to know the whereabouts of the Westoes and had earlier offered to help the settlers of Charles Town.

On December 22, 1673, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty
- Samuel West

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining four (4) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved that the Ketch (formerly identified as a Sloop) recently belonging to Thomas Gray and others be valued and appraised by John Simpson, Robert Taprill, Richard Cole, and Thomas Butler and return their estimates to this Executive Council within three (3) days.

The Executive Council then directed that Col. Joseph West may repair the said Ketch, fit it out, and load it with sundry goods for Barbados. The original creditors will not be forgotten and ultimately paid back their debts due. The Executive Council agreed that the new name of the Ketch shall be the Fellowship of Carolina.

On January 29, 1673/74, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Richard Ditty
- Samuel West

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council acknowledged the debt owed by John Norton, planter, to Lt. Col. John Godfrey and that payment will be in the form of "Muscovadoe Sugar." Norton agreed to bind himself, his slaves, and his property as assurance for the repayment of said debt.

On February 2, 1673/74, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- Richard Ditty

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council heard the account of the recent expedition to the Esaugh Indians made by Capt. Maurice Matthews, William Owen, Joseph Dalton, and John Boone.

The Executive Council heard a complaint by certain neighboring Indians, and they ordered that Thomas Holton, John Sullivan, and John Pinke return the goods stolen from said Indians, plus more goods to be valued at 20 shillings as recompense for their trespass to be paid at Ickabee tomorrow. If this is not done, then Capt. Maurice Matthews, William Owen, and Ralph Marshall may issue a "warrant of distress" for the seizure of goods to be delivered to the said Indians.

On March 7, 1673/74, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining man was named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved for an exepdited method for hearing/trying small claims since there was such a backlog and due to the constrant threat of Indian attacks make it difficult to make up juries.

The Executive Council agreed to issue a publication for all persons claiming debts owed them by Thomas Gray, John Robinson, John Culpeper, and John Pinkerd are to appear before this Executive Council on April 4th.

The records noted that George Thompson was the Provost Marshall at this point in time. He was allowed payment for his time and effort in appraising the estates of the debtors named directly above.

On March 28, 1674, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall
- Samuel West

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining three (3) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council ordered that the recently captured John Pinkerd, who has been returned to this port, shall be held in a secret location and kept in irons until his trial.

The Executive Council agreed to the motion presented by Ralph Marshall that he may mark out 100 acres for Agnes Shepherd and reserved for two years for her to arrive or send someone to settler said 100 acres.

The records noted that Joseph Dalton was the Secretary at this point in time. He was allowed payment for his time and effort in appraising the estates of the debtors named above.

On May 30, 1674, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved that the "Great Gun" be mounted near the river's mouth and committed to the care of Capt. Florence O'Sullivan. He may fire upon any ship that approaches. Six men were authorized to help move the gun.

The Executive Council resolved that John Pinkerd be "inlarged" since he has given good security and promised to appear at the next General Sessions of the Peace to answer the charges against him.

On July 25, 1674, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

The Executive Council resolved the complaint of John Pinkerd against Thomas Archcroft in favor of Pinkerd.

The Executive Council received intelligence that the Stono Indian Cacique has endeavored to establish a confederation of Indians to murder some of the English Nation and to cause a rebellion against this settlement, and they then directed Capt. Maurice Matthews to take nine (9) men and go apprehend said Cacique or kill him if necessary.

On August 3, 1674, the Executive Council met and those present were:
- Gov. John Yeamans
- Col. Joseph West
- Lt. Col. John Godfrey
- Capt. Maurice Matthews
- William Owen
- Capt. Richard Conant
- Ralph Marshall

Yeamans, West, Godfrey, Matthews, and Owen must have been Lords Proprietors' Deputies since the remaining two (2) men were named by Parliament.

It was noted that the Kussoe Indians have secretly murdered three (3) English men, the Executive Council directed that Capt. Maurice Matthews, William Owen, Capt. Richard Conant, and Ralph Marshall may raise a party of men to locate these murderers and to destroy them if possible.

On April 25, 1674, the Lords Proprietors revoked the commission of Sir John Yeamans, but before the news reached Charles Town, Governor John Yeamans died in August of 1674.

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