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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
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                  546    Charles County Court Proceedings, 1662-1666.

             Liber B    wee demanded whear william Allen was John Muns Replyed bee was
                   kindling a fier under an old tree side so going up to him to the fier
             [p.404]    James Lee sayd God speed your Labour and Presantly sayd; William,
                   you haue undon mee and haue not left mee one sow that euer had any
                   Pigs william Allen Rep!yed bee was very sorry for it for hee thought
                   hee had done him an iniury then James Lee asked the sayd Allen what
                   thay did intend to doe with the meat Allen Replyed what you thincke
                   fite James lee beeing in amase to see such a strange Act performed
                   by thos men Coold not tell what to say and hauing allways in the same
                   Company eleuen shoats and them three sows doubted that the whole
                   gange either woold bee gon if not alredy gone for want of the three
                   leading sowse then sayd William Allen if each of thos that wear with
                   mee woold tacke each of them a turne hee woold bring the Rest
                   whome to James Lees hows James Lee maed him Answer that hee
                   Coold not doe it neither had hee any but him self that hee Coold Com-
                   mand for I must go home to looke after the Rest of the Company
                   that wear with them for if thay shoold Come home thear was none
                   that coold tacke notise of them not thincking that any thing was amise
                   then William Allen sayd to James Lee what satisfactione woold you
                   haue for them James Lee Replyed I know not what in Regard I know
                   not what is wanting of the Rest of the Company William Allen
                   Answered I will giue you three sows and foure shoats of three or
                   four mounths ould apeece and if that will not satisfie you I will glue
             [p 405]    You three sows and six shoats and upon that wee all went to the place
                   whear the shoat lay dead and tooke it and vewed it and the very
                   pouder that Came out of the Gune had singed the haer about the hole
                   whear the shot went in about the breadth of the palme of a mans
                   hands then James Lee demanded who killed that Shoat thay all stood
                   at present as beeing men amased not answering only John Muns Re-
                   laeted befor that John boyden had done it James Lee examined the
                   sayd boyden about it and the sayd boyden Confest the same James Lee
                   Replyed John boyden what had you to doe to hunt or kill any hogs
                   of mine? for I neuer gaue you any order to hunt or kill any either
                   in the necke or out of the necke nether had you any of your owne
                   that euer I heard of John boyden sayed hearing of my Companions
                   Cry out a gune a gune hauing my gune in my hand Rane upe and
                   shot it but had I knowne it had bin your I woold not bane done it
                   for my Right hand then upon that wee departing from them william
                   Allen Called after James Lee and sayd if bee woold Come home to
                   his howse before thees 3 men John Cabell John Muns and John
                   boyden hee the sayd Allen woold giue him as many hogs out of his
                   owne stocke untill the sayd James Lee shoold thincke himself Satisfied
                   James Lee Replyed hee woold not tacke a pige in a poake or bage
                   till I see them and this wee doe testifie to bee the very truth and
                   further say Not:

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