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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 12   View pdf image (33K)
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           12 Court and Testamentary Business, 1649 50.





       Liber A. The deposicon of William Boreman aged about 20tY yeares

             Sworne and examined at St Maries in the Province of Mary-

             land the 28th day of May 1650. Saith

               That about the yeare 1645. hee this depont being aboard a

             certaine Pynnace (then riding in St Inegoes Creeke) wherein

             were certaine Clothes, bedding and some Other goods (of great

             value as this depont beleiveth) belonging to Mr Cuthbert ifen-

             wick, who then imployed Andrewe Monroe as Master of the

             said Pynnace And the said Andrewe having beene then sent

             to by the said Mr ffenwick to bring the said Pynnace into the

             Creeke by the Crosse House Where Mr ffenwick then dwelt

             refused soe to doe but stayed where bee then ride with the

             said Pinnace as aforesaid till Mr Richard Ingle came into the

             said Creeke with his Shipp who seised vppon or plundred the

             said Pynnace and all the goods therein, the said Monroe

             making noe resistance but rather (as it seemed to this depont)

             willingly consented therevnto, who therevpon was imployed by

             the said Ingle in the late Warrs by him raised against the

             Govermt of this Province. And did vppon that designe beare

             command in another Pynnace then belonging to Capt Tho:

             Cornewallis, all or most of the time the said Ingle then stayed

             in the Province, and more particularly at the taking & plun-

             dring of Mr Copleyes House at Portoback Where this depont

             was (amongst others) taken and brought downe Prisoner to

             St Maries in the said last menconed Pynnace wherein the said

             Monroe then had command as aforesaid

                      J urat die & Anno prdict coram me Tho: Hatton


               These prsents witnes that I James Johnson of Poplar Hill in

             the Province of Maryland and County of St Maries Planter

             (According to an Agreemt lately made betweene mee the said

             James Johnson and Mr Thomas Hatton his Secretary of

             this Province on the behaulf of Barbara Hatton his Kinswoman

             touching a Marriage then to bee had and solempnized

             betweene mee the said James Johnson and the said Barbara.

             Wch marriage hath since taken effect and beene solempnized)

             Haue and doe hereby in consideracon of the said Marriage

             give grant make over confirme and deliver vnto the said Bar-

             bara my nowe wife and to her vse as a Jointure in case she

             happen to survive mee the said James Johnson my nowe

             dwelling House and Plantacon at Poplar Hill aforesaid, as also

             fower Milch Cowes namely one redd Cowe called Cherry,

             another called Nancy another called the wild Heifer and

             another called the doctors Cowe nowe all marked with my

             owne proper Marke together with all and every theire female

             Increase to bee all of them marked with some destinct marke

             of hers the said Barbaraes. Provided that if it shall happen


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