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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 131   View pdf image (33K)
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           Charles County Court Proceedings, 1658-1662.     131
         At A Court held in Charleses Countie    July Ao 1661    Liber
                                                 [p. 140]
       Mr Henry Addamesi.                   . .   Mr Thomas Stone
       M Francis Pope              Thomas Baker

     Mr Umpherie Haggate Plantiue The Plantlue aresting the defen
     Mr Zacharie Wade Defendant dant in an action of the case Pre
                          fereth his Petition as followeth
      To the worshipfull Commissioners of Charles Countie the humble
     Petition of humphery Haggat Sheweth
      That whearas your Petioner deliuered a bill of one thowsand
     pounds of tob: last September unto Mr Zacharie Wade & the sayd
     Wade promised at the same time to deliuer unto your Petitioner an
     indenture of on Robert James which the sayd Wade apprehended for
     a runaway and from his father in Law Capt: Bankes and the sayd
     Wade hauing agreed then for this saruant and hath euer since broake
     his Articles Your Petioner therfor humbly Craueth this worshipfull
     bench to Compell the sayd Mr Wade to deliuer your petitioner in his
     bill with Cost of suit and your Petitioner shal pray &
     the Defendant alleged impmediatly hearupon tht the haggat had
     couenanted with the sayd James as a freeman for fifteen months saruis
     or thearabouts and with all desiereth that the sayd condition shoold
     bee produced and that the plantiue might bee compelled to proue his
     petition the Plantiue hearupon produced the sayd Condition which
     was as followeth:

      Thees Presants witnes that I Robert James doe Couenant to sarue
     humpherie Haggate till the twentith fift of december in the year of
     owr Lord one thowsand six hundered sixtie and one in such saruice 375
     and imployment as the sayd Haggate or his Assignes shall imploy
     him in during the sayd time and in Consideration whearof I the sayd
     James haue got the sayd haggate to Compound with Capt Wade for a
     thowsand pounds of tob: a differance which was betwixt Mr Richard
     Bankes: for and Lickwise I the sayd Haggate doe ingae to giue the
     sayd James too shirts one paier of Canuise drawers and a paer of
     shoose to thees Articles I the sd James doe ingage to performe the
     saruise aboue specified: as witnes my hand: this 4th of september
     Ao 166o                          Robert James
    Witnes     Thomas Wentworth
          Zacharie Wade

     and according to the defendants Request the Plantiue desiereth that
     his subpened witneses in this Case may haue thear oaths giuen them
     for the Confirmation of his Petitione which is Granted

      Thomas Shelton of Charleses Countie in the Prouince of Mariland
     Taylor Aged 28 years or thearabouts sworne and examined in open

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