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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 141   View pdf image (33K)
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           Charles County Court Proceedings, 1658-1662.     141

      Mr James Edmonds A Chirurgion and suriourner in the hous of Liber A
     Mr Thomas Baker for eight weekes befor the departur of Roger
     Euans sworne and examind sayeth that bee neuer hard the sayd
     Roger Euans speake the least word in the way of complaynt or other-
     ways of his sayd Master W Thomas Baker but that the sayd Euans
     did always extol his master for a good man and hee this deponant
     neuer did see nor heare of any abuse offered unto the sayd Euans by
     the sayd Mr Baker and further sayeth not:    James Edmonds
     Jurauit Coram mee
         Henry Addames

      The Premisses beeing taken into the Consideration of the aboue [p. 150]
     mentioned Parties and thay not beeing abell to find any Cause why
     the sayd Euans shoold absent himself from his masters saruice nor
     how that hee shoold Come by his death Certainly any otherways then
     through his owne wilfulnes by runing away without any cause giuen
     him as thay Coold perceaue but wheather or no that hee had drowned
     himself or otherways layne downe upon the sand and so might fall
     into a relaps of the sleepie disseas hee hauing ouercom that formarly
     and that the tide had ouerflowed him and so had drowned him or
     no eueri man in deep taciturnitie had buried his iudgment but it was
     the Opinion of all that hee Came by his Death through his owne Idel
     nes and Rogish absentment.

      At A Court held in Charleses County the 24th of sept: Ao 1661
     Mr Henry Addames            Mr James Linsey
     Mr Thomas Baker             Commissioners    Mr   BeanMr William Marshall                 Mr Joseph Harrisson

     Mr James Linsey Plantiue The Plantiue as Administrator to John
     William Smoot Defendant Webs Estate Prefereth his Petition as

      To the Worshipful Commissioners of Charleses County the
     humble Petition of James Linsey most humbly sheweth:
      That Whearas your Petitioner is the Administrator on the Estate 382
     of Joh Web and is by his letter of Administration Compelled to giue
     in an Account of the Estat of John Web aforsayd into the Secre
     taries Office and Part of the Estat Remayning in the hands of
     William Smoote who denies to surrender it up unto your Petitioner
     and thearby your Petitioner is disenabled to fulfill his Obligation
     The Premisses beeing taken into your serious Considerations your
     Petitioner most humbly Craueth Releef with Cost and Charge of

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