1758 North Carolina Council passed a resolution to help enforce the rights of the Meherrin.
Upon complaint of the Meherrin Indians being disturbed in their possession by several persons, contrary to act of 1729, Ordered that the Attorney General do prosecute all persons who disturb the said Meherrin Indians in their possessions
(Saunders, Vol. V:995; November 29, 1758).
(The Secret History of the Meherrin)