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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 382   View pdf image (33K)
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         382Court and Testamentary Business, 1654.




        Liber B. Know all men by these presents that I John Crabtree doe

              make, Ordaine Constitute and appoint my well-beloved friend

              Phillip Land my true and Lawfull Attorney for me and in my

              Name to ask receive all debts and dues of what Nature Soever

              due unto me whether by Bill or Covenant or for work done,

              And upon Satisfaction given to my Said Attorney Acquittances

              Releases or what else is needfull and necessary to be done in

              the premisses, I give full power and Authority as if I my Self

              were personally present, And upon refusall made by any per-

          son or persons whatsoever to give Satisfaction unto my Said

              Attorney. I doe by these presents give full power unto my

              Attorney to Arrest, implead Imprison any person whatsoever

              in as full Ample Manner as if I were present as Wittness my

              hand this 7th of June 1654.



           p. 596 23 Maij. Mr Nathaniell Pope, by William Johnson his

              attorney demandeth Six hundred and Sixty pounds of Tobacco

              & Caske out of the Estate of ffrancis Posey deceased.



                          At a Court held at St Maries

                          23 Maij Anno Domini 1654


                       The Governour Capt Price, the Secretary and


                       im Clarke

              Tho Cornwalleys Esqrplte The Compltes Suit being for Eight

              Nicholas John & Peter     thousand pounds of Tobacco and Caske

              Miles defenants     J due by Bill And the defendants acknowl


              edging the debt It is ordered that the defendts doe forthwith

              pay the same to the plte and the Bill or Speciality to be Can-



              John Norman plt     Upo Reading of an order of the tenth of

              Edward Bowles deft Aprill last, whereby the hearing of this cause

              was respited till this Court and the pltes Suit being for fifty

              Acres of Land and Corne Clothes &c according to the Cus-

              tome of the Countrey in respect of his being Servant to the

              defendt To which the defendt denyed that any Corne or Clothes

              were due and produced the pltes Indenture whereby there was

              onely fifty Acres of Land to be allowed him, It is therefore

              Ordered that the defendt do allow to the plte fifty Acres of

              Land according to the Indenture, and the defendt with his

              owne Consent is Ordered to pay all Court Charges in this Suit


              William Stone Esq plte It is ordered that an Attachmt issue out

              Capt Tho: Wilson deft against the defendants Estate in the hands

              of Capt Cornwallis at the pltes Suit for 900 l of Tob: & Caske

                Attach: inde 24 Maij ret next Court after Serving thereof


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