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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 299   View pdf image (33K)
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            Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679.   299

      Inquisition Annexed thereby Commanding & Impowering us by Liber CD
      the Oaths of twelve Good and Lawfull men of the County dili
      gently to Enquire concerning a parcell of Land Lying in the County
      afores.d Containing by Estimation Six hundred acres Called Green
      Spring and lately in possession of James Lindsay deceased In Obe
      dience and order thereunto We the S.d Henry Adams & Ignatius
      Causin, have Commanded before us, majo.r John Wheeler, Phillip (lot. 299)
      Hoskins, Garrett Sinnott, Edward Price, James Wheeler, John
      Clarke, Michael Aythforth, James Smaliwood, Michaell minoke,
      Marke Lampton, Ralph Shaw and John Goarly, twelve Good and
      Lawfull men of the Said County Said Jurors upon their Oaths
      Say that James Lindsey Jun.r in the month of December in the year
      of our Lord 1676 was Seized in his Demeasne as of ffee of the Said
      Six hundred acres of Land Lying in the Woods on the West Side of
      Portobacco als S.t Thomas Creek and Lyeth within his Lordship's
      manno.r of Pangayah and the s.d James Lindsey in the month and
      year aforesaid dyed, Land was at the yearly Rent of thirty
      Bushells of Good Shell'd Indian Corne payable at the feast of the
      nativity of our Lord in Every Respective year and also doing Suit
      and Service at his Lordships Court of Sd manno.r of Pangayah, if P. 244
      the Said Court Should be So often held, and upon default to pay (fol. 299)
      Six Bushells of Shell'd Corne, And further that the S.d James Lind
      sey left no heir behind him at the time of his Death that can lay
      Claim to the Said Land, and for that the Said Land was never
      Occupied, And the Said Jurors not being well acquainted with the
      Said Land Cannot Set any value upon it and Cannot find that Ever
      any Rent was paid Since the Patent Granted for the s.d Land, to we the Said Henry Adams & Ignatius Causin, with the Jurors
      aforenamed have hereto Set our hands and Seale the day and year
      first above written
                                 Henry Adams sealed
                                 Ignatius Causin sealed
      John Wheeler  sealed  mich.ll Aysh forth     sealed
      Phillip Hopkinssealed James Smaliwoodsealed
      Garrett Sinnottsealed Michael Minocksealed
      Edward Price  sealed  Marke Lampton sealed
      James Wheeler sealed  Ralph Shaw    sealed
      John Clarke   sealed  John Goarly   sealed

       Which being Read & heard it is the opinion of the Court here this
      day to witt the Eigth day of October in the fourth year of the
      Dominion of of Charles Lord Baltemore &c Annoq Domini one
      thousand Six hundred Seventy nine that the Land menconed in the
      aforegoing Inquisition is Escheated unto his Lordship for want of
      heir & for nonpayment of the Rent in & by his Lordship's Letters
      Patent Reserved

                Nic:Painter Cl Cur Provincialis


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