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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 307   View pdf image (33K)
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           Charles County Court Proceedings, 1662-1666.     307

     At A Court held in Charleses Countie the 18th of December Ao 1662 LiberB
                  Presentes Commissioners
                     Mr henry Addames
           Mr Francis Pope  Mr Joseph harisson
           Mr Walter Beane  Mr William Marshall

    Edward Baker by his Atturney   The Plantiue Prefers his let- [p. 46]
      Edmond Lendsey who deputed Mr ter of Atturney and petion as
Francis Batchelor Plantiue   followeth
     John Meeke by his Atturney
      Mr Humphery haggate defendant:

      Know all men by thees Presants that I Edward Baker doe hearby
     Constitute ordayne and appoynt my trusty and well beloued f rind
     Mr Edmond Lendsey to bee my trew and lawfull Atturney for mee
     and in my name to arest sew and implead Mr John Meekes in any
     manner of action or actions my sayd Atturney shall Commence or
     Cause to bee Commenced against the sayd Meekes for my dam
     madges of fals imprisonment and other inconueniences thearby in
     curred Ratifiing and allowing and holding firme and stable all and
     whatsoeuer my sayd Atturney shall doe or Cause to bee done in or
     about the premisses giuing and hearby granting unto my sayd At
     turney my full power and law full Authoritie in or about the Premisses
     as fully largly and amply as I my self might or coold haue if thear
     personally presant giuing and hearby granting unto my sayd Attur
     ney power to Constitute ordaine and appoynt one or more Atturneys
     as hee himself shall thinck fit and the same againe at his plesiur and
     discretion to alienate and Reuoake as hee himself in his discretion
     shall thinck fitt as witnes this my hand this 5th of Nouember Ao 1662
     Seigned and Deliuered in the Edward W Baker
     Presence of Gerrard fouke     his marke
               Robert Massey

      To the Worshipfull Commissioners of Charleses County the
     humble Petition of Edward Baker humbly sheweth
      That whearas your petitioner beeing arested the last Court held
     in this Countie of Charles by Mr John Meekes and your petitioner
     layd in the Sheriffs hands three and twenty days to your petitioners
     great losse of his sloope and time thearfor your petitioner humbly
     Craueth order for his unjust Molestation and fals imprisonment with
     Cost and Charge of suit and your petitioner in dutie bound shall euer

      Whearupon the defendant denies Mr Francis Batchelor to bee the [p. 47]
     Atturney of the Plantiue alleaging that the sayd Batchelor is one of
     his witneses and desireth that a Jurie shoold try wheather Mr Batche
     lor may bee one of the euidences for him yea or nay

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