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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
Volume 54, Page 40   View pdf image (33K)
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             40 Kent County Court Proceedings, 1648-1656.

         Liber A The Court doth thearefore Order tht prsent payment bee made of
               the one hundred & twelue pounds of tobacco with Court Charges
               els Execution

                 Thomas Witherell hath mad his Complent tht the Estat of mr
               Nicolas Broune desseassed is indebted to him twoe hundred poundes
               of tob & hath proued his Complaint; The Court doth thearefore Ordr
               that prsent payment bee made of the twoe hundred pounds of tobacc°,
               out of the Estat of the sayd Broune els Execution

                 Anthony Calloway haueinge mad his Complaint or declaration by
               way of pettission; That twoe men beelonginge to Accomacke named
               Tho Poier & Wm Johnson not longe since Came upon this Island &
               Caned away Contrarie to an Acte of Assembly on Robert Gamer
               which standeth indebted to yor pettissioner by bill three hundred &
               fifty poundes of tob & one barrell and a halfe of Indian Corne And
               yor pettissior haueinge layd an Atatchmt upon theire boat & saill with
               twoe Oares: Hee humbly Craues an Ordr for prsent paymt accordinge
               to the sd Act

                 The depossition of John Winchester aged 29 yeares or theare
               aboutes sworne Examined & saith:
               First Whether Poier & Johnson Caried away Gamer & wheare hee
                      was landed
                  Ans :~ Gamer went in the boat with them and landed to the
                      best of their knowledge at the head of Elke Riuer
             2 Int Whether the boat was not dessigned to the head of Elke Riuer
                     beefore they went of the Island
                  Ans:   No: but to goe to Swane Island
               3 Int By  whom & whether you weare hired, to bringe or Carie the
                      boat or men
                  Ans : Noe wee weare not hirred

                 The depossition of Henerie Telior aged 26 yeares or theareabouts
               sworne Examined and saith the Same; which the sd Winchester
               doth Affirme or Ansr beeing like wisse Examined upon the same

                 The Complaint Charge & debt beeinge made apeare by twoe
               suffissient wittneses The Court doth thearef ore Ordr tht seissure by
               way of Execution shall bee made upon the sd boat saill & oares for
               the sattisfaction of the sd debt of three hundred & fiftie pounds of
               tob & one barrell & a halfe of Indian Corne with Court Charges

                 mr Loid hauinge moued the Court against Capt Russell for a
               debt of fiue hundred Eaightie one pound of tob which the sd Loid
               pleads is due upon this ground tht the sd Russell was the cause of

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