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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 235   View pdf image (33K)
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        Court and Testamentary Business, 1649 50.235




      That Court made theire Order thereupon 10 Martij last, upon Liber B.

      which Clay appealed to the Provinciall Court here, of which

      appeale the Court at Kent allowed &c. Whereupon this

      Court proceeded to the hearing of the Cause as followeth viz.


      Henry Clay plt The Complt having appealed from the

      Thomas Ward deft Court at Kent to the Provinciall Court here,

      after Judgment passed in that Court the first day of this present

      Month against the defendt for Slanderous words by him Spoken p. 410

      concerning the Compltes wife, Expressed in that Order. Upon

      Consideration now had of the Said Order of that Court and

      of the Deposition of mr Thomas Ringould one of the Comrs

      there who now deposed In Court that the defendt Ward upon

      the passing of that Judgmt did in a Violent way of Expression

      offer to take his oath in open Court at Kent that the compltes

      wife had, had the pox or to that Effect, It is thereupon ordered

      in the presence of both parties plt and Defendant, and upon

      hearing what could be alledged on either party and proofes

      produced, That the defendant according to the Judgment of

      the Court at Kent before Expressed Shall there three Severall

      Court dayes next after his now return to Kent in open Court

      there in a Submissive way acknowledge that he hath done the

      wife of Henry Clay great wrong in the Slanderous and abusive

      words by him utterred concerning her, Expressed in that order

      and to aske her forgiveness for the Same with promise never

      to wrong her Soc againe. And in default of performance

      therein in a Submissive due respective Manner and at the

      dayes before Expressed if Just and allowable occasion hind not,

      the defendant Ward is to pay one thousand pounds of Tobacco

      and Caske as a fine to the Lord Proprietary, or if Estate of his

      may not be found Sufficient to Satisfie Such fine he is to be

      whipped with one and thirty Stripes, at Some Court to be held

      at Kent Shortly after it is made appeare to the Court there

      that his Said Estate is not Sufficient for the purpose aforesaid,

      And that he hath not Satisfied the Said fflne.



        Upon the Motion of Thomas Ward Chirurgeon touching

      Joseph Weeks his unconscionable and Extreame dealing with

      him (as is alledged) about the delivery of a Servant upon Sale

      of the Land Menconed in an order of this Court of the 24th of

      January last made upon the Said Wards Motion, Weeks

      having taken the Servant upon Execution though Ward tendred

      other Good Satisfaction in Cattell as is prtended, and Ward

      having noe Servant at all to assist him in his occasions, have-

      ing a Charge of wife and Children, and being (as he afledgeth)

      able to produce a Conveyance whereby It will appeare that


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