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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 513   View pdf image (33K)
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              Chancery Court Proceedings, 1678.513

    to goe or send for Nicholas Paynter to write his will or did any Liber P C
    person move him to it and Who did the s.d John Decry give instruc-
    tions to the said Nicholas Paynter Concerning his Will in your
    heareing and what were the said instructions were they imediately
    put into writeing from the mouth of the said Decry and were the
    same or any draught of a will ever read to and approved of by the
    said John Decry in his life time.
      Item. Was the said John Decry at the time when he delivered p. 127
    the instructions Concerning a Will in sound and perfect mind &
    memory did he not Rave and speake severall Idle and Extravagant
    words before or dureing the time that he was giveing the said instruc-
    tions What interlocutory words or expressions did he use at the
    time of giveing the said Instructions declare the Truth herein.
      Item. Did John Decry at the first giveing of the said instructions
    order M.r Nicholas Paynter to put downe Ellenor Decry and Owen
    Quigley to be his w.thout mentioning John Quigiey to be
    an Execut.r How came the said John Quigley to be afterwards
    named as an Executor was it not by importunity and perswasions of
    some person or persons there present and who was it that soe per-
    swaded him and what Arguments or words were used to that pur-
    pose and what answer did the said John Decry make to the same
    declare the truth herein.
      Item. Did not the said John Decry declare his intent that John
    Quigley should be overseer of his will declare the Truth.
                                 Chr. Rousby p Deft

      The Same day came Edmond Dermott before this Court in obe-
    dience to a Cytaccon to him by this Court Directed.
      The Examination of Edward Dermott before the Court of Due-
    gates to the foregoing Interrogatoryes as foll viz.t
      Edmond Dermott aged Twenty six ycares or thereabouts sworn
    upon the Holy Evangelists.
      I To the first interrogatory saith that he did know John Decry
    and had known him Tenn or Eleven yeares or thereabouts that he
    dyed about the second of december 1677 that he was not a servant
    to the said Decry at the Time of his death but that he Lived in the
    house him.
      2 To The second Interrogatory That your depon.t did perceive by
    John Deerys discourse that he had a mind to make his Will, and that
    he told this deponent soe much that he desired this depondent to
    send for one to make his Will your deponent asked who he would
    have sent for Bloomfeild or Paynter and the said Decry answered
    those that were next to hand whereupon your Deponent sent to
    Chilmans for paynter when M.r Paynter Came in yo.r Depon.t


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