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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 455   View pdf image (33K)
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            Charles County Court Proceedings, 1662-1666.    455

     London their heirs Executors and administrators foreuer to non Liber B
     other use intent and purpos whatsoeuer in witnes whearof the Party
     be for mentioned to thees present endenturs haue interchangably set
     to thear hands and scales the day and year aboue written
     Seigned sealed and deliuered  henry Peere his marke
       with turf and twige in and scale 0
       the Presence of
          William H heard his marke
          John Small

       MT John Meekes by his Atturney William Price Presenteth this
     ensuing Petition
       To the Worshipfull Commissioners of Charleses County the
     humble Petion of John Meekes Sheweth
       That your Petitioner beeing a stranger and hauing obtained an
     order against the estate of humphery haggat to the valew of 3935 lb
     of tob or thearabouts for the which your petitioner toocke out execu-
     tion, the sheriff hauing Contrary to Law as your Petr supposes after
     execution sarued without notice giuen yr Petr sworne insufficient
     Praysers to the great detriment of your Petitioner Your Petior thear-
     for begs that the buisnes may bee heard between the Sheriff and him
     and that justice may tacke place and hee shall pray &c

       Whearupon the Sheriff Produced this ensuing Noate Viz
       An Appraysment of two saruants of Anne haggets Administratrix
     of humphery haggat taken on Execution by order from John Meekes
     this 10th of february 1663/4 the appraysers henry f rancom and Ne-
     hemiah Littell
        James Williams apraysed at          lb 2000 [p. 265]
        Daniell Russell apraysed at       lb 3000

       Apraysed by us aboue written as witnes owr hands
     Sworne before mee             Henry franckcom
       this 10th of febb 1663/4       the marke of
          Joseph Harrisson         Nehemiah N Little

       Whearupon the sayd Meekes humbly requirs to haue a Reaprays-
     ment and that the Court woold bee pleased to appoynt any indiffer-
     ent men to reapprayse the sayd saruants alleaging that hee had heard
     that one or boath of the appraysers shoold say that if in case hee or
     thay had knowne what thay haue knowne since thay woold haue
     apraysed them at seauen thowsand lbs of tobacco
       Whearupon it is the opinion of the board that it is no Legall ap-
     praysment, and that also becaus thear was no warrant of apraysment
     issued forth and becaus Mr Meekes was not Present nor had any
     notise of the appraysment It is thearfor ordered that W John

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