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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 203   View pdf image (33K)
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          Charles County Court Proceedings, 1658-1662.    203

     hearupon the sayd Humphery Warren produced a bill as followeth Liber A
     This bill bindeth me William Hempson of the Prouince of Mary
   land Planter mee my heirs Executors and Assignes to pay or Cause
   to bee payd unto Edward Walker his heirs or Assignes the sum of
   three hundred seauenty pounds of good sound Marchantable tob:
   Cleare of ground leaues and seconds to bee payd unto the sayd Ed
   ward Walker or any of his Assignes upon all demand at the sayd now
   dwelling hows of William Hemson as witnes my hand this 28th day
   of december 166o            William  Hemson
   Teste John Jenkins

   endossed on the bak sid of this presedant bill as followeth

   William HEmpson
     I Shall desir you to pay unto Mr Humphery Warren or his order
   the Contents of the within bill and this receipt shall bee your dis
   charge from                     Edward Waker
   the 15th June 1661

     Whearupon the defendant demands wheather one witnes to a bill
   of a deceased person bee sufficient testimonie to Cast an Administra
   tor the sayd witnes also beeing no inhabitant and also question
   wheather it bee the marke of the sayd Empson on whome the defen
   dant Administers
     Whearupon Mr Thomas Baker was sworne in open Court who de
   clareth upon Oath that the marke was not like the marke William
   Empson used to giue when hee liued with this deponant and further
   sayeth not:
     the defendant further alleageth that the bill specifieth one Hemson
   and hee is the Administrator of on William Empson
     The Plantiue not beeing able to alleage any thing againt the Pre- [p. 201]
   cedent obiections it is the iudgment of the board that thear is no
   Cause of Action Whearfor it is ordered that the plantiue shoold bee
   nonsuited and pay the Cost and Charge of suit:

     John Norman Aged 28 years or thear abouts Sworne and ex
   amined in open Court Sayeth that Christopher Carnell baught of Mr
   James Walker one gune for one hundered and fiftie pounds of tob:
   and also a Caske for flue and twentie pounds of tob: which this
   deponant knows was neuer satisfied: and further sayeth not:

     To the Worshipfull Commissioners of Charleses Countie the
   humble Petition of John Bouls humbly Sheweth
     That your Petitioner hath had Attachment granted him Concern
   ing the Obtaining of the Estate of Joseph Cooper departed the
   Countie which Attachment is sarued, The Premisses Considered your 487
   Petitioner humbly Craueth order that hee may haue his Charges for

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