Carolina - The House of Burgesses

In 1722, two new precincts were created. Bertie Precinct was created from the existing Chowan Precinct, and it was authorized five representatives in the House of Burgesses. Carteret Precinct was created from the existing Craven Precinct, and it was authorized two representatives in the House of Burgesses. By 1729, the over-arching counties of Albemarle and Bath were abolished and no longer in use.
     
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