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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 304   View pdf image (33K)
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         304Court and Testamentary Business, 1653.




         Liber B. my Selfe may or might have. Wittness my hand this last day

          p. 496 of may 1653.                  Willm Smith

              In the presence of

              John Metcalfe. Walter Hall


          p. 498 1 2 January. Know all men by these presents that I John

              Taylor of the Province of Maryland hath bargained Sold and

              Delivered unto Robert Jones of the Said Province one Cowe

              calfe about eleven months old Coloured black the right Eare

              being cropt and the left Eare underkeeled with a nick in the

              Said Eare above, To have and to hold the Said heifer with her

              increase to him his heirs & Assigns for Ever Also I the Said

              John Taylor doth bind me my heirs Executors and Assignes

              to Warrant the Sale of the Said heifer, and to perform the

              Same I have hereunto Sett my hand this 23th of March 1652.—

              Wittness Richard Watson the mark of John Taylor I T


                Robert Jones his mark for Cattle and hogs viz The Right

              Eare Swallow forked and the Left Eare Underkeeled



                     John Bugbye aged 27 yeares or thereabouts Sworne

                     and Examined Sayeth

                That he came into John Days house about Jan: last when

              Edward Brisley came up with the Sloop and he asked Edward

              Brisley how he did and he Said very ill he asked me how mr

              Preston did, and I Said well, he told me he was ashamed to look

              him in the face because he had made Such a long Voyage, he

              Said he thought he had Gotten that which he Should never

              claw of againe, I told him that I thought mr Preston would take

              his Sloop again for he had Sent down an old man to look after

              her. Edward Brisley Said that with all his heart mr Preston

              Should have her, for he thought he Should never be able to

              Sale her and he would prove her unfitt to Sale, And Said that

              if mr Preston would take her he would goe to his own house

              & plant. further for the present this Depont Sayth not.

                                       John B Bugbye

              This Deposicon was taken by me  his Mark

              Robert Brooke Jan: the 7th 1653


          p.  John Day Aged about 34 years Sworn and Examined in a

              Suit Depending between, Edward Brisley & mr Preston, Sayth

              That in or about the month of Jan: last mr Preston and Edward

              Brisley being in this Deponents house mr Preston asked Ed:

              Brisley how he did, Ed: Brisley replyed that he was very ill,

              mr Preston asked him what he intended to doe about the Sloop,

              and with all whether he would part with the Sloop, Edward


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