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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 228   View pdf image (33K)
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                  228    Charles County Court Proceedings, 1658-1662.

             Liber A    tions your Petitioner most humbly craueth Relife with Cost and
                   Charge of suit and your Petitioner as in dutie bound shall euer pray &c

                   to which the defendant pleaded ignorance of the action an thearfor
                   most humbly Craueth a ref erance untill the next Court which is

             [p. 222] Mr Thomas Lomax Atturney of George short prefereth his petion
                   as followeth
                     To the Worshipfull Commissioners of Charleses Countie the
                   humble petition of George Short sheweth that whearas your Petitioner
                   the last Court obtained an attachment for six hundered pounds of tob:
                   dew to him by bill from Mr Francis Doughtie which hee deliuered
                   to Mr James Lendsey to sarue who by reason of sum urgent occa
                   sion hath as yet omitted the saruing of the sayd Attachment whearfor
                   your petitioner humbly desiers your Worships to renew the sayd
                   Attachment and hee shall as in dutie bound pray &c

                     Whearupon Mr Enock Doughtie Produced a letter of Atturney
                   from his father and declareth in open Court that hee will answer all
                   suits whatsoeuer shah bee Commenced against him as his father At
                   turney and thearupon Craueth a referance and a stopage of the Pro
                   ceedings untill the next Court which was granted him

                     the letter of atturney is as followeth videlicet
                     Know all men by thees Presants that I francis Doughtie now
                   Minester of Rapahonnock Countie in Verginia doe authorise im
                   power and intrust my trewly louing sone Enock Doughtie of Charhes
                   Countie in the Prouince of Mariland my trew and lawfull Atturney
                   to aske requir leuie recouer and receaue and in my name and to my use
                   all and singular debts dews duties that are or may bee hearafter dew
                   or become dew and payable whatsoeuer of all manner of persons
                   whatsoeuer in any ways to cum dew or pertaining or belonging to me
                   or any other Persons that Authoris mee giuing my savd Atturney
                   as much power as I myself haue or can haue from any person or
                   persons giuing and granting to sayd Atturney my full and whole
                   power and Authoritie in the Premisses to playnt Arest sew declare
                   implead imprisson Caus to bee condemned and release the sayd debtors
                   recouer and receaue and thearupon finally accord and aquit, letters
                   of aquittance and other discharges for mee and in my name to Com
                   pound seahe and deliuer, Aturney or Atturney one or more under
                   him to ordaine and set and at his plesiur againe to reuoake and more
                   ouer to doe Execute performe Conclude and finish for me and in my
                   name and place as is mentioned afor in the Premisses all and singular
                   thing which shall bee expedient or necessarie concerning the premisses
                   as throughly wholy and suerly as I myself shall doe if I myself wear
                   thear in my owne person presant and all that euer my sayd Atturney

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