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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 518   View pdf image (33K)
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              518        Chancery Court Proceedings, 1678.

        Liber P C Intcrrogatoryes heretofore administred to witnesses pduced on
               the behalfe of Garratt Vansweringen Gen.ll Administrat.r of the
               goods Chattles of John Decry deceased to the Lybell of John Quigley
               of Virginia Marchant Touching the pretended will of John Decry
               before the Hon.ble the Judge for probate of Wills &.C
               Imprimis:     Were you present and in Company the Said John
               Decry on the day of his death and how Long were you   him
           p. 131  Doe you know that he the Said John Decry did send for Nickolas
               Paynter to write his will or did any other person send for him
               without his Order did he the said Decry Voluntarily give instruc-
               tions to the said Paynter Concerning the will or did any other person
               and who, urge or advise him to it, what were the said Instructions
               were the same writt by the said Paynter and read to and approved of
               by the said John Decry while he Lived declare the truth herein.
                Item. Was the said John Decry att the time of his giveing the
               said Instructions of sound and perfect mind & memory as you knew
               or beleived and induced you to what you doe beleive Concerning
               the same was the s.d John Decry in the Agony or paynes of death
               at the same time and did he not Express severall Idle and extrava-
               gant words at that time and what Interlocutory words or Expressions
               Did he sd John Decry use dureing the time that he gave the said
                Item Did not the said John Decry at first give order unto Nickolas
               Paynter order to put down Ellenor and Owen Quigley
               wthout mentioning or nameing John Qingley at all, till afterwards
               and how came he Afterwards to be named An Execut.or was it not
               by the importunity and perswation of Edmond Dcermott and what
               words and perswations did he use for that purpose and what Answer
               did the said John Decry use or make at that time.
                                          Chr:   Rousby °p Def.t

                The Examination of Ellizabeth Manning Aged ffive and Thirty
               yeares or thereabouts sworne upon the holy Evangelists to say the
               Truth to the first Interrogatory saith.
                That your deponent was present John Decry upon the day of
               his death and about three or four hours that Decry desired your
               depon.t to give him that what doe you Call it that what doe you
               Call it your deponent did not at first understand but afterwards
               thought it might be his will And asked him what is it M.r Decry
               your will that you want and he said yes that that my will, that after
               your deponent had asked him as aforesaid M.r Decry sent for M.r
               Paynter when Paynter was Come M.r Dcrmott put your dcpon.t and
               her husband out of the roome and we were not out above half e
               an Hour when Dcrmott Came to me and desired me to Come in
               againe for Decry was A dyeing That he was in no Agony when

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