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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 599   View pdf image (33K)
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             Charles County Court Proceedings, 1662-1666.     599

         Bee it knowne to all whom it may Concerne that I Thomas Smote Liber B
       doe deliuer upe the Child william Hungar ford and his whole Estaet
       to my father Smoote during his lif time and after his Deceas the
       Child and his Estate shall fall to mee in acknowledgment I set my
       hand this 14th of Nouember 1665    Thomas T S Smoote
       Witnes by us              his marke
          John Hatch
          Wm Barton Juor

         Constabell Alexander Smith Presents Elisabeth Smaidrige for hau-
       ing A Bastard
         Thomas Gibson Constable Accuseth Mr Robert Hendly for hauing
       transported a young woaman out of this Prouince that hath had a
       bastard whos name was Zarah
         Thomas Gibson Constabell affirmeth that at John Morrisses thear
       is a woman Saruant illegitimately with Childe
         Thomas Gibson Constable affirmeth that their is at Mr John Dug-
       lases a woman Saruant illegitimaetly got with Child

         Thomas Gibson Constable accuseth a woman liuing at Gils Tomkin-
       sons to bee illegitimaetly got with Child but the sayd Gils Tomkinson
       affirmeth in open Court that shee is and was befor the Getting of her
       with Child his lawfull wife and Confeseth himself the father of the
       Child shee now Goeth with and hear in open Court alleageth that his
       marriage was as good as possibly it Coold bee maed by the Protes-
       tants hee beeing one becaus that befor that time and euer since thear
       hath not bin a protestant Minister in the Prouince and that to Matri-
       mony is only nesessary the parties Consent and Publication thearof
       befor a Lawfull Churchman and for their Consents it is Apparent and
       for the worlds Satisfaction thay hear publish them selues Man and
       wife till death them doe part:

       William Burnam ? his Atterneys Wm Caluerti The Plantiue Arest-
        Esq & wm Price Gnt: Plantiue ing the defendant in
       Mr Francis Pope Mr Jno Hatch & Mr Arthur     an Action of trespas
        Tumor as ouerseer to the estate of     Prefereth his declara
        Richard Smith Dfts           tion as followeth

       William Burnam Plantiue
       Mr Fra Pope    Jon Hatch & Mr Arthur Turnor Defendant as
          seers to the Estate of Richar Smith
         The Plantiue declaers against the defendants in an Action of tres-
       pas for that hee hath sarued the full tearme of seauen years and
       hath by them since bin Constrained to Sarue Longer Contrary to all
       Equitie and Justice and the Usuall Custome of this Country thear-
       f ore hee humbly Craueth order of Court for his freedome and Dam-
       mages with Cost and Charge of suit

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