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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 384   View pdf image (33K)
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                          384    Charles County Court Proceedings, 1662-1666.

            Liber B     tute ordayne and appoynt my trusty and well beloued frind William
                  Hearde of the sayd County and Prouince Gentleman my trew and
                  lawfull Atturney to arest sew and implead the Administratrix of
                  William Batten for seauen hundered and eleuen pounds of tobacco
                  and Caske as more at large will appear by bill Ratifiing and allowing
                  and houlding firme and Staple all & whatsoeuer my sayd Atturney
                  shall lawfully doe or Cause to bee don in or about the premisses giu
                  ing and hearby granting unto my sayd Atturney my full Power and
                  Law full Authoritie to Constitute ordaine and appoynt one or more
                  Atturney or Atturneys under him and them at his will and plesiur
                  againe to Reuoake as witnes this my hand this 12th of May Ao 1663
                  Witnes George Thompson           Zachery Waed
                        francis wine

            [p. 156] Thees Presants doe witnes that whearas I William Batten of
                  Caedar Poynt in the Prouince of Mariland haue Receaued of Zachery
                  Waed seauen hundered and Eleuen pounds of good sound Mar
                  chantable leaf tobacco and Caske Now know all men by thees Pres
                  ants that I William Batten doe oblige mee my heirs Executors Ad
                  ministrators to tacke up and discharge Zacharias Waed of one bill that
                  the sayd Waed stands indebted unto Absolon Couand lung William
                  beards hands Atturney of the sayd Couant otherways I the sayd
                  William Batten doe bind mee my heirs Executors and Administra
                  tors to Pay or Cause bee payd unto Zacharias Waed his heirs Execu
                  tors Administrators or Assignes the aforsayd sum of tobacco of
                  seauen hundered and Eleuen pounds of good sound Marchantable
                  leafe tobacco and Caske at or befor the tenth of October Next ensuing
                  the daet hearof at sum Conuenient Place at Portabacco and for truth
                  hearof I haue put my hand unto this first day of May Ao 1661
                  teste Willm Wilkinsons        WilliamWB Batten
                      James Johnson                his marke

                    The bill beeing unto Mr Zacharias Waed Conditionally which Con
                  dition is acknowledged by Mr Waed to bee performed who also de
                  dares that hee sews not and thearfor the atturneys Power beeing
                  thearby maed voyd the sayd Waed acknoledging that hee receaued the
                  sayd bill of Mr Couant It is thearfor ordered that the Plantiue shoold
                  bee nonsuited and pay the Cost and Charge of suit:

                    Richard Watson Prefered this ensuing Petition
                    To the Worshipfull Commissioners of Charleses County the
                  humble Petition of Richard Watson Sheweth
                    That notwithstand your Petitioners beeing blind and not able to
              [p. 157] worke or looke after that littell hee hath yet the Sheriffe hath entered
                  him in the list amongst the taxable persons Your Petitioner therfor
                  humbly Craueth your worships to order him to bee rased out of the
                  sayd List to the end bee may not with his Child bee forced to Come
                  upon the Charge of the County and hee shall pray

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