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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 195   View pdf image (33K)
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         Court and Testamentary Business, 1649 50.195




       Geathar the widow and relict of John Geather late of the Liber B.

       County of Annarundel in the Said Province of Maryland

       deceased, the Administracon of all the rights debts goods and

       Chattells within this province heretofore of yr late husband

       deced Chargeing & requireing you the sd Mary by Virtue of

       yr Oath in tht behalf that you Cause a true & pfect Invenry of

       all the sd Rights Debts goods & Chattles Soc far as you may

       to be made in the presence and by the discretion of two able

       persons to be approved of and Sworn by the Commander or

       one of the Commissioners for the Said County of Annarundel

       with the Just value of the Said goods and Estate according to P 344

       the appraisement of the Said persons as aforesaid, and that

       you exhibit the Same Inventory into the Secretary's Office for

       this Province by the first day of May next, if you may, unless

       further time be given you by the Said Secretary, and that you

       pay all and only the Just debts of the Said Decedent according

       to Law as near as you may, and that you keep and make a true

       and perfect Accompt of this Your Administracon, Soc far as

       you may, when you Shall be thereunto required by the Gov-

       ernor and Councell of this Province or other Judge thereunto

       lawfully authorised within this Province for the time being,

       Given at St Maries Under the Great Seal of this Province of

       Maryland the four and twentieth day of November in the year

       of our Lord one thousand Six hundred fifty and two:

                               me Thomas Hatton Secr


         Edward Claxton maketh Oath that about March or Aprill

       last was two Years, he this Depont being hired by Mr ffrancis

       Brooks to bring divers goods of his from Kent to St Maries in

       this Deponents boat, did accordingly bring down and Land at

       the ffort upon St George's River where John Dandey then

       lived amongst other things Cattle and household Stuff a bed

       bed cloaths a Chest Some Axes and hoes and a pott and Some

       other things, the particulars whereof this Depont cannt now call

       to mind, which goods were carried up to the house where the

       Said Dandey then lived there, At which house this Depont

       lodged the next two nights after, and the Said goods remained

       in the Said house during that time to this Deponts best remem-

       brance, And this Deponent cloth not know whether the Said

       goods or any of them remained any longer in the Saidi house

       or that the Said Dandy did there detain them from the Said

       Mr Brookes or not, and further this Depont Saith not

                        J urat 22do Nov 1652 Iho: Hatton


         Humphrey Atwize aged 29 years or thereabouts Sworn in

       open Court the 24th day of November 1652 Saith that Mr

       Brough a little before his last gocing to Sea from these parts


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