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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
Volume 10, Page 516   View pdf image (33K)
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         516Court and Testamentary Business, 1657.



         Liber B. order that the Sheriffe of Patomock Shall take the Said fugi-

         No. 3. tives into his Safe keeping and with all possible Expedition


             See them Safely Conveyed over the river Patomock and

             Delivered into the Custody of Some of his Highness officers

             in Virginia, that order may be taken for their Speedy Con-

             veyance untill they be Safely delivered unto their respective

             masters, and the Sheriffe is hereby Jmpowered to press boat

             and men to transport them over Patomock.


               John Davis aged forty yeares or thereabout Sworne and

             Examined Sayth that one Named Alexander King and Mary

             King did during their Continuance at his this Deponents house,

             which was about five weekes did lie together as man and wife,

             and that he this Deponent did know no other, but that they

             were man and wife, And farther this Deponent Saith not


                                                John Davis


               Mary Davis aged twenty Eight years or thereabout Sworne

             and Examined Saith, that Alexander King and Mary Butler lay

             together as man and wife and She this Depont did know no

             other but that they were man and wife, and farther Saith not

             Sworne before me. Woodman Stockley.


                       The Examination of lane Pauldin taken in open

                       Court the 25th of July 1657

                      She this Examinat Saith that in march last, Iohn

          The Exam-                       . .

             inacon of Norton planter, on a Certaine time when his wife was

             Iane Paul- abroad Came and Importuned this Examinat to be

                     dishonest with him, and never gave over his Impor-

             tune Suite and faire Speeches, until1 he had obtained her this

             Examinats Consent to Lye with him, and yeild unto him the

             Carnall use of her body, and that the Said Norton had likewise

             the Carnall knowledge and use of her this Examinats body

             three or four times more, So that this Examinat is with Child

        P. 296     by him the Said Norton, and She this Examinat doth farther

             declare that he the Said Norton is the only true and proper

             father to the Said Child, And farther Saith not


                          lane P Pauldin


                At a Court held at Putuxent the 17th of August 1657

                     Mr Richard Preston Mr Woodman Stockley

                Present Mr Michael Brookes, Mr Thom: Thomas

                     (Mr William Ewens,


            Order against two Servants of mr Wm Parkers

               Whereas Capt Phillip Morgan hath Petitioned to this Court

             against two Servants of mr William Parkers the one named


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