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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 144   View pdf image (33K)
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                  144    Charles County Court Proceedings, 1658-1662.

            Liber A     Cole and I the sayd Wheeler doe by thees Presants bind my self my
                  heirs Executors Administrators or Assignes to deliuer him the f or
                  sayd hussey a patten in his owne name or a patten in my name with a
                  sufficient bill of sayle for the sayd land between the date hearof and
                  the last of may next ensuing the sum beeing four hundered and fiftie
                  Acres formarly suruayed by Mr Clarke for mee the sayd Wheeler all
                  which land I the sd Wheeler haue sold and doe by thees presants sell
                  unto the sayd Hussey from mee my heirs Executors Administrators
            [p. 153]    or Assignes unto the forsayd Thomas Hussey to him his heirs Execu
                  tors Administrators or Assignes for euer as witnes my hand this
                  29th of december Ao 166o The signe of
                  Testis                    John Wheeler
                      The marke of
                          Gus Glouer
                      The marke T of
                          Thomas Allen

                    The Plantiue not beeing able to prone himself damnified but inge
                  niously Confessed that hee misliked the land and thearfor woold bee
                  acquited of his bargain, it is thear for ordered tht the Plantiue shoold
                  bee nonsuited it beeing the opinion of the board that ther is no Caus
                  of action on the Plantiues sid:

                  Joan Michell Plantiue The Plantiue Aresting the defendant in an
                   Long Defendant Action of defamation Prefereth her petition

                                as followeth

                    To the Worshipfull Commissioners of Charleses Countie the
                  humble petition of Joan Michell humblie sheweth
                    Whearas Mis Longe hath spoken words much tending to the taking
                  away your Petitioners good name she humbly entreateth this Court
                  that the sayd Mis Long bee questioned what shee can lay to your peti
                  tioners Charge and if she haue nothing to tax your petitioner with
               386 in the face of this Court shee humbly intreateth a vindication with
                  Charge of Court and your petitioner will pray

                  hearupon the defendant alleged that shee neuer had sayd any ill of
                  her and had nothing to tax her of Whearupon the Plantiue desiereth
                  that Richard Tarlin might haue his oath giuen him concerning the
                  premisses and his wife which was granted

                    Richard Tarlin aged 25 years or thearabouts sworne and examined
                  in open Court sayeth that Mis Long did say that the hene and Chick
                  ings she had of goodie Michell that the Chickings thearof did die in
                  such a strang manner that she thaught sum old witch or other had
                  bewitched them and further sayeth not
                  which was also affirmed and no mor by the sayd Tarlins wife sworn
                  in open Court:

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