clear space clear space clear space white space
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e

PLEASE NOTE: The searchable text below was computer generated and may contain typographical errors. Numerical typos are particularly troubling. Click “View pdf” to see the original document.

  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search
search for:
clear space
white space
Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1637-1650
Volume 4, Page 451   View pdf image (33K)
clear space clear space clear space white space








          Court and Testamentary Business, 1648. 451


        The Depn of Hen: Clay aged 27 yeares or thereabouts taken Liber A.

      24th Octobr 1648. This Dept sayth That being in talke wth

      George Manners att his howse in Mary-Land hee asked this

      Dept whither hee did not see a pestle in Commins boate tht

      hee went up to Kent in. Whereuppon bee answered tht hee

      tooke noe notice of any such thinge. Then Manners wished

      him to speake to Commins to send home his pestle tht he stole

      from him. Hee hearing him say soe asked him, how bee could

      taxe any man wth such a thing & bid him haue a care what bee

      sayd. Whereuppon hee sayd I doe taxe him & will taxe him

      & wthall shewed him a woodden pestle tht hee was forced to

      beate wthall, for want of his owne pestle & further this dept

      sayth notJurat Cora Robt Vaughan.                 Hen: H Clay.


        WCh being proued by the foresd oaths. The Jury returned

      their Verdict in writing Viz Wee find for the plf 300' Tob. &

      cask & the deft to aske him forgiuenes in open Court. And

      the Court commanded it to bee entred for the iudgmt


        James Walker demandeth of Nicolas Gwyther 448 l Tob. dew

      by Bill.

        Vppon the demand abouesu Nic: Gwyther deft confesseth Lhc

      sd Bill to bee dew. And the Court fownd accordingly.


        Thomas Jackson pr Attornat Nicolas Gwyther demandeth of

      Willm Bretton gentn 240 l Tob & cask dew by Bill.

        Vppon the foresd demand Willm Bretton deft, denyeth not

      the Bill but alleageth tht bee hath allready satisfyed it.

        James Walker sayth uppon oath, tht hee hath heard Tho:

      Jackson say, tht hee had a Sow att Mr Brettons, wch hee had of

      the sd Mr Bretton.

        And Willm Bretton deft deposeth tht hee sold tht uery sow,

      & a shote to Tho: Jackson in full satisfaction of tht uery Bill.

        And the Court dismissed the deft wthout day.


        Vppon the demand of Nicolas Cawsin plf uers. Edw: Corn-

      nuns deft for 150 l Tob. & cask. The deft denyeth the demand

      to be dew, & sayth tht he knowes nothing of it. And the

      debt being proued by the plfs owne oath, (the deft being dis

      inabled to make oath, in respect of a rash oath, formerly taken

      uppon an acct before Capt Vaughan & auerred by the sd

      Vaughan) The Court fownd for the plf as is demanded.


        Walter Smith petth agst Robt Clarke, for halfe his Corne, & p. 216

      his writings in the posses” of the sd Mr Clark. And the sd Mr

      Clarke sayth tilt he doth not deny, or deteyneth them from


clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1637-1650
Volume 4, Page 451   View pdf image (33K)   << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact

©Copyright  October 06, 2023
Maryland State Archives