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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 149   View pdf image (33K)
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           Charles County Court Proceedings, 1658-1662.     149

       The defendant allegeth that the Plantiue was neuer sent for by him Liber A
     and that no man hath Command of his purs but himself
       The Plantiue desiereth that William Smoote might haue his oath
     giuen him: which was granted

       William Smoote aged 63 sworne and Examined in open Court
     sayeth that hee was not sent unto the Plantiue by the defendant and
     that hee braught the Plantiue unto the defendant and that hee doth
     verily think she saued his life under God and further sayeth not:

       Hew Neale sworne and Examined in open Court sayeth that Mis
     Vanderdunke Coming unto the defendants house she told the defen
     dant that her buisnes was to him about tob: the defendant asking her
     what her demand was shee told him one thousand pounds of tob: and
     that the defendant desiered her to use a Consience and that the one
     halfe might verie well satisfie her and that the plantiue answered that
     her demand was but the halfe of her desart and thay Pawsing a while
     the Plantiue asked the defendant what hee woold doe who replyed
     that in Case she woold take flue hundered pounds of tobacco hee
     woold giue it her otherways hee knew not what to say and the Plan-
     tine asking the defendant wheither hee woold giue her no more the
     defendant Replyed no then she told him shee shoold bee constrained
     to Arest him who bid her use her pleasiur and further sayeth not [p. 159]

     the defendant obiecteth against the oath of Hew neale untill hee hath
     answered and Cleared himself of such things as shal bee obiected
     against him by the Gouernor for his last Rebellion: and admitted of
     as a good bare and hearupon the defendant Craueth a referance which
     is granted:

       Mr Thomas Hussey Produceth a bill of sayle of land and desiereth
     it to bee acknowledged by William Robisson and his wife in open 393
     Court which was accordingly performed the sayd Robissons wife
     beeing demanded wheather or no shee did freely relinquished her
     right and titell for euer to the sayd bill of sayle of land who freely
     replyed that she did: which bill of sayle reniayeth upon Recod at 286
     ut testificatur Per Georgium Thompsonurn Amanuensem

       Caecilius absolute Lord and Proprietarie of the Prouince of Mari-
     land and Aualon Lord Barron of Baltemore &c to all Persons to
     whom thees presants shal Corn Greeting in owr Lord God euerlasting
     know ye that wee for and in Consideration tht John Lugar Late
     Principall Secretarie of this owr Prouince hath transported diner
     hither, hear to inhabit Right of land for whos transportation is by
     John Lugar son and heir apparent to owr sayd late Secretarie assigned
     to James Lee and for that the sayd James Lee hath faythfullie per
     formed his time of saruice unto William Stone Esq late owr gouer
     nour of owr said Prouince and upon such Conditions and tearmes are

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