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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1637-1650
Volume 4, Page 384   View pdf image (33K)
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                  384     Court and Testamentary Business, 1648.


             Liber A. Vppon the demand of Jno Sturman plf uers. Mr Tho: Copley

                   deft Touching the browne Beast, Vppon motion of the plf, not

                   hauing wittnes prnt to make it appeare to be his; desyres tht

                   the sd accon may be respited till next Court.


                    Aprill 6o Know all men by these prnts tht I Thomas Stur

                   man doe freely & absolutely giue my shahlop, & all the cattle

                   wch of mine are now in Mary-Land, vnto my sonne John Stur

                   man, to haue, hold, & enioy the sd shallop & cattle eur here

                   after, firmely by these prnts as wittnes my hand this 1 3th March

                   1646.                         Sig.

           Signed & deliuered in the prnce of   The mrk of .T.

                    William Pindeley            Thomas Stu rman

                   The mrk A of

                    Andrew Munrow.


                    I John Pyle gent. doe resigne our unto Jno Sturman abrowne

                   pyed heyfer of Mr Sturmans marke, in exchange for another

                   heyfer of Jno Sturmans of the sd mrk. Wch he the sd Sturman

                   hath deliuered unto Robt Clarke for my use. And further I

                   bind my selfe to pay for all charges of the suite wch hath beene

                   in Court, betweene the sd Jno Sturman, Robt Clarke, & mee the

                   foresd Jno Pyle. Wittnes our hand this 6o Aprill 1648

                                                  John Pille

                   Recognit Teste me              John Sturman

                    Willm Bretton.


             p. 154     Att a Court held att Henry Adams demandeth ofThomasGreene

                   St Maries 6o Aprills Esqr 3bb Come due for wages the last yeare.

                    Vppon the demand aforesd The Deft acknowledgeth the

                   demand to be due but hauing not Come to satisfy in kind, nor

                   noe prnt meanes to procure it, desyreth tht he may be censured

                   in Court, whatt he shall allow the dft for it in Tob: the next

                   yeare, in leiu of the sd Come & appoynteth Willm Bretton

                   gent” Judge of the Court in this cause, And the Court adiudged

                   for the plf 450 l at the rate of 150 l pr Barrell to be payd the

                   next yeare.


                    Charles Rawlison att the request of Robt Smith deposed,

                   sayth, tht sometime the last winter he this dept & Capt Price

                   hauing brought in seuerall wild cattle from Sr Georg's side,

                   vnto St Maries That he tooke up att tht time from among the

                   sd cattle, a heighfer of about two yeares old, brownish pyed, as

                   he remembreth, marked wth a flower-de-lewis in each yeare,

                   made by direct slitts. But the one eare hath not soe punctually

                   the sd mark, belonging unto Robt Smith & hauing remayned

                   att St Maries aforesd some good considerable time, wthout being


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