Provincial Court Proceedings, 1659. 327
To the honble the Gour & Councell &c:
The humble Petn of Daniel Clocker Sheweth That whereas Mr
Job Chandeler promised unto the Wife of yor Petr full & Consid-
erable satisfaction for the bringing Mr Ouerzees Wife to Bed, in her
lying in, & for yor Petrs Wifes Charges & paynes in tending the sd Mrs
Ouerzees Child: As allso satisfaction for the sd Mrs Ouerzees Coffin :
yor Petr humbly craueth Order for satisfaction, & shall eur pray.
Know all men by these pents that I Job Chandler of Charles
County in the prouince of Maryland, doe constitute & ordaine my
Welbeloued Brother Symon Ouerzee of St Maries County in the
prouince abouesd Mercht, to bee my true & lawfull Attorney in a
suite depending att the next prouinciall Court, betweene me the
abouesd Chandler & Daniel Clocker & what my sd Attorney shall doe
in the premisses I will allow, & [rati]fy, & confirme, as if I my selfe
were personally present as [witt]nes my hand this 20th of Septembr
1659 Jok Chandler
P. C. R.
The plfs Pet" being read, the Deft sayth tht hee hath allready ;
satisfyed the plf, wch the plf denyeth.
Whereuppon the deft Craues for a Jury, to Consider whither ac-
cording to the plfs Petn he appeare satisfyed or noe.
Wart to the Sheriffe to empanel a Jury forthwt.
Sheriffe Ret. & warned
Mr Thomas Turner
Mr Walter Hall
Mr Thomas Ringould
Left John Bouge
Mr Rich: Collett
Jury all agreeing Returnes their Verdict ioyntly by their fforeman,
in writing on the backside of the plfs Petn, (Viz)
Wee find tht the plf is yett unsatisfyed.
Whereas John Washington of Westmerland County in Virginia
hath made Complaynt agst Edward Prescott mercht, Accusing the sd
Prescott of ffelony unto the Gouernor of this Prouince, Alleaging
how that hee the sd Prescott hanged a Witch in his ship, as hee was
outwards bownd from England hither the last yeare. Vppon wch
Complaynt of the sd Washington, the Gour caused the sd Edward
Prescott to bee arrested; Taking Bond for his appearance att this
Prouinciall Court of 40000l Tob, Gyuing moreouer notice to the sd
Washington by letter of his proceedings therein, (a Copie of wch
Ire, wth the sd Washingtons answere thereto are as followeth).