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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 401   View pdf image (33K)
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           Charles County Court Proceedings, 1662-1666.     401

     your Worships will bee pleased to order Mr Meekes to giue him a dis- Liber B
     charge from his saruice otherways your worships to Release your
     Petitioner and your petitioner shall as in duty bound euer pray &c
     with his Come and Cloathes according to his indentur

      This Indentur Maed the 12th of August in the year of owr Lord
     1662 betweene Thomas howgin of the one Party and John Meekes
     on the other party witneseth that the sayd Thomas Howgin dothe
     hearby Couenant promis and Grant to and with the sayd John Meekes
     his his Executors and Assignes from the day of the daet hearof
     untill his first and next ariuall in verginia and after for and during the
     tearme of too years to sarue in such saruice and imployment as hee
     the sayd John Meekes or his Assignes shall thear imploy him accord
     ing to the Custom of the Cuntry in the licke kind in Consideration
     whearof the sayd John Meekes doth hearby Couenant and grant to
     and with the sayd Thomas Howgin to pay for his Passing and to
     find and allow him meat drincke apparell and lodging with other
     nesessaries during the sayd tearme and at the end of the sayd tearme
     to pay unto him diat and Cloaths according to the Custom of the
     Cuntry in witnes whearof the partys aboue mentioned to thees in
     denturs haue interchangably set thear hands and seales the day and
     year aboue written            John Meekes 0
     sealed and deliuered
      in the Presence of us
         Thomas dudly
         John helme

      Whearupon the sayd howgin by his Atturney John Waltom da- [p. 181]
     manded order of Court for his freedom and what this worshipfull
     Court heard Mr Meekes declare Concerning his seting the sayd
     howgin free and thear opinion thearof who doe declare that Mr
     Meekes did acknowledge that hee did set him free and thear opinion
     is that Mr Meekes hath not transgresed the law in seting his saruant

      Mr Francis Batchelor and his wife this day came and presented
     themselues to the Court to acknowledge in open Court the Conuey
     ance of the seat of land which he now liues upon to one W Thomas
      Jaruise of James Riuer hee beeing bound in a bond of 20000 tb of
     tobacco thearunto and one this very day beeing the 13th of October
     and the second tuesdays of the sayd Mounth in the year of owr Lord
     1663 and the sayd Jaruise nor any for him appearing the sayd
     Batchelor desired the Premissis to bee Recorded:

      To the Worshipfull Court of Charleses County the Verdit of the
     Jury giuen in by John bouls and the Rest of the Jury how one stephen
     wood came by his death wee found him in a Canoo full of walter with

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