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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
Volume 54, Page 28   View pdf image (33K)
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            28 Kent County Court Proceedings, 1648-1656.

        Liber A Know all p theese prsents, that I William Clapharn, doe hearby
              giue full power and authoritie, unto my welbeloued Freindes, rn
              Henery Carline, and mr William Eliott, to aprehend and tacke into
              theire Custodie, the bodies of James Goothward, and Marie his wife,
              John a Dutchman, and Elizabeth Ganeere, beinge runaway seruants,
              and hauinge feloniously tacken away the pticulers wthin spetified,
              Firrnlye ingaginge my selfe by theese prsents, to saue harmiesse &
              indamnified the sayd Carline, and Eliott or either of them in what
              one or both shall doe, in or Concerninge the sd seruants, In wittnes
              heareof I haue set my hand this 28th of June 1655
              Test Thomas Madestard             WC
                  John harnoll              Signu W Clapharn
              Copia vera testis me Clar Com Kent Tho Hill

                These prsents witnesseth That I Henery Carline of Kent doe
              acknowledge my selfe to haue Fully agreed with John Masticke
              and doe engadge my selfe to Cleare hime from all seruice due unto
              mr William Clapham or any other pson or psones Claiminge seruice
              unto the day and date heareof as wittnes my hand this 29th of
              July 1655
              Witt Math   Reeds signe      Henery     Carline
                   Hen~   Clayes signe          Signe
              Copia vera testis me ClaF Coth Kent Tho: Hill:

                This bill byndeth us John Salter and William Price us or either
              of us out or either of OUr Heires Executors and Assignes to pay or
              Cause to bee payd unto Henery Morgan Gent~ him his heires or
              Executors or Assignes the full and Just quantitie of nine hundred
              twenty and sixe pounds of good and sound marchantable tobacc°
              and Caske at or beefore the tenth day of Nouember next ensuinge
              the date heareof And for the true pformance heareof wee bynd and
              mack ouer our wholl Crope of tobacco that is at Crayfort plantation:
              In witness wheareof wee haue heareunto sett our handes this 3 of
              August 1655                       Signu
              Testes Robt Vaughan           John   Salter
                   Nicholas peckard              Signu
                                            William  Price

                Theese prseflts witneseth That wheareas Andrew Hansonn hath
              dessessed and left unto his wife Annicak Hanson foure small children
              and bige with child with the fifth And beeinge altogather unable
              hauinge no estate left for the maintenance of her selfe and Children
              and beeinge constraind for want of abillitie to disposse of sume of
              them to sume Christian freinds, for theire maintenance and sub
              sistanc I doe by theese prseflts acknowledge freely to bestowe and

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