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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 109   View pdf image (33K)
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        Court and Testamentary Business, 1649 50. 109







      deced It is Ordered that her wearing apparell, bedd and bed Liber B.

      clothes thereunto belonging and three barrells of Corne be

      allowed her out of the decedents Estate according to the Cus-

      tome of this Province And not to be Inventoryed:


                 Depositions taken by Mr John Sturman by

                  vertue of a Speciall Comission to him granted

                  for that purpose.

        The Deposition of Robert Holt taken the third day of No-

      vemb 1651 upon his Oath declareth and Saith that Dorothy

      his wife hath threatned him divers times to take away his life,

      And further Saith that Edward Hudson hath divers times been

      Compacted with her the Said Dorothy to abuse me by takeing

      her part in his words, Soc that between them both I goe daily

      in fear of my life And further Saith not

                                The Mark of Robt Holt

                 Sworn before me John Sturman



        Andrew Watson being Examined and Sworn upon his Oath

      declareth and Saith that about July or August in the year

      1650 he this Depont comeing to the house of Edward Hudson,

      and Staying about a ffortnight or thereabouts there, Saw the

      Said Edward Hudson and Dorthy the wife of Robert Holt goe

      to bed together as if they had been man and wife, And he this

      Depont knew not to the Contrary while he heard it by Some

      of the Neighbours thereabouts And The Said Dorothy and p. 233

      Edward told he this Deponent that Robert Holt which was

 the Said Dorothy's husband was dead and further Saith not

                           The Mark of Andrew Watson

        Sworn before me this third day of November 1651.

                                       John Sturman


        The Deposition of Rose Smith aged 42 years or thereabouts

      being Sworn and Examined Saith, that about September last

      past She this Depont cormeing to the house of Robert Holt,

      the Sd Holt told this Deponent that his wife would kill him,

      and She this Depont answered, Sure She would not, and the

      Said Holt's wife replyed again and Said, that She were as

      good kill him as live as She did, and this Depont told her that

      She would be hanged then, and Holt's wife Answered again

      that then there was an end of two ffurther this Deponent

      Saith, that the Said Holt's wife comeing to this Deponents

      house, after the parting between She and her husband, this

      Depont desired her to return to her husband again telling her,

      what a Covenant She made at their Marriage that thereby She

      could not with Safe Conscience go from her husband, She


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