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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
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               514       Chancery Court Proceedings, 1678.

        Liber P c   Turned all persons out of the Roome only three and afterwards
               your Deponent asked M.r Deery whether he knew Paynter or no And
               Deery said yes I know him very well I am not soe ill as you take me
               to bee John Deery desired M.r Paynter to write his Will and be-
               queathed all he had to Ellenor Decry and Owen Quigley and after a
               small stopp put in his Cozen Quigley or Cap.n John Quigley your
               deponent knows not which That John Decry was of a sound memory
               to the best of your deponents knowledge and spoke the words playne
               enough when he gave that directions for makeing his Will.
                 3. To the third Interrogatory he Saith that as to the form of
               words in ye paper shewed to him he cannot depose, but that he
               Left all his estate to Ellenor Decry Owen Quigley & John Quigley &
               that he ordered Paynter to nominate ye aforesaid persons to be
      that Paynter was in Deerys Chamber when he wrote the
               Will about two of the Clock in the afternoon And Decry dyed about
               seven or Eight of the Clocke the same night That your Deponent
               made oath to the paper shewed him before ye Governour.
          p. 128 4 To the ffourth Interrogatory he cannot depose.
                 The Examination of Edward Dermott to the Cross Intergatoryes
                 ffirst that your Deponent was present John Decry upon the
               day of his death and with him when he dyed and for two or three
               months before That Decry desired your deponent would send for
               one to make his Will but that noe person moved it to him that the
               said Decry gave Instructions to Paynter to draw his will and that he
               ordered his whole Estate to Ellinor Deery and Owen Quigley and
               after some stopp to John Quigley That the said instructions were
               imediately put in writeing but that noe draught of a will was ever
               read to the Decry in his Life time That the s.d Decry when he
               gave instructions for the said will was of a sound and perfect mind
               but that a Little after your deponent asked him the said Decry who
               should be overseer of his said will And the said Decry answered stay
               a Little and Tie tell you but presently thereupon the s.d Decry fell
               into A fitt whereof he dyed That the said Decry at the first giveing
               instructions to Nicholas Paynter did name Ellinor Decry and Owen
               Quigley to be his and a Little after named John Quigley
               but was not perswaded by any person Soc to doe as your deponent
               can remember But did not name John Quigley to be Overseer of
               his Will.

                 The Examination of Nicholas Paynter to the interrogatorycs
               aforegoeing before the Court of Delegates being sworne upon the
               Holy Evangelists ye 26th Day of October 1678.
                 I To the first interrogatory saith that the paper shewed him
               was the will of John Decry and that your deponent proved the same

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