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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 432   View pdf image (33K)
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         432Court and Testamentary Business, 1655.




         Liber B. one hundred acres of Land is Granted to John Davies upon

          No. the Easterne Side of Hunting Creek Joyning to the Branch


              near the house of Iohn Little


                Iohn Boone acknowledgeth in Court to Serve William

              Bramale two yeares.


                Whereas it appeareth by the Depositions of Richard Dawton,

              Martin Seuet and Peter Grant & Katherine Hore that francis

              Harvey went into the Store of Iohn Milam Merchant to the

              Losse of 7501 of Tob in Goods as appeare by account and oath

              of the Said Milam; It is ordered that Iohn Danby who under

          p.  tooke to lustifie any of his family, in any thing that Should be

              laid to their Charge Shall pay the Said Tobacco to the Said

              John Milam or his Assignes.


                Whereas John Milam Merchant hath injured Ann Danby in

              arresting her upon an Action of Felony, when as yet no Evi-

              dcncc thereof appcarcth, It is ordcrcd that the Said John Milam

              Shall acknowledge in Court his Miscarriage against the Said

              Anne Danby & pay Charges of Court


                Whereas Anne Danby hath Scandalized John Milam Mer-

              chant Saying that She heard he Should Say, That he would

              hang up men at the Yards Arme, for there was no Law in the

              Countrey, It is ordered that She Shall acknowledge in Court

              her offence against the Said John Milarn, with which the Said

              Milam was Contented.


                It is ordered that the action depending between Peter Sharp

              Chirurgeon plf & Peter Godson defendant wherein the pif

              Chargeth the defendant with killing a Man by taking too much

              bloud from him, Shall be referred to the next Provinciall Court,

              when men of Skill and ability Shall Judge of the Action, what

              the Said Peter Sharp did Administer in Phisick or Chirurgery

              to Capt John Smith in the time of his Sickness, who is the

              party mentioned to have been killed as aforesaid.


                Whereas by Act of Assembly four pounds of Tobacco p Poll

              is due to the Muster master Generall Capt Iohn Smith, It is

              ordered that the Sheriffs of the Severall Counties Shall

              levy the Said four pounds of Tob p poll and pay the Said

              Levy unto the assignes of the Said Capt Smith this present

              yeare for reliefe of the widdow


                It is ordered, That if the hogs in Controversy between

              Robert Taylor and Henry Keanie Shall not Come in between


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