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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
Volume 54, Page 727   View pdf image (33K)
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  Somerset County Court Proceedings, 1665 1668.     727

To the worpll Commrs of Sommersett County             Liber B No.
    The humble Peticon of Christopher Nutter Humbly sheweth
    That whereas yor peticioner hath been cast in two suits of Law by
  one Richard Brittain the one in May the other in July last past 1667
  & yor worpll ordered yor peticionr to deliuer a Mare Colte within
  twenty dayes after the first Sute, & the Said Richard Brittaine not
  Contented with that Colte when pffered according to order did com
  mence another sute in July though imperfect agst yot peticionr upon
  wch yor worpll granted another order for A Colte of Six mos olld to
  be deliuered wch was accordingly don to the great detriment &
  Dathage of yor peticioner; And yor peticr humbly Conceiveth tht the
  Said Richard Brittain had no Just Cause of Sute agst yor peticionr
  at all though he hath been very troublesome agst yor peticioner, for
  tht yor peticioner hath performed his bargaine wth the Said Richard
  Brittaine & paid him a mare Colt according to agreemt as yor petr
  can proue by the testimony of honest Men the Colt being delivered
  according to the order of the Said Richard Brittain in Accomack
  before he Commenced his sute agst yor peticioner
    yor petr therefore humbly prayeth yor worplls that reparacon may
  be made by the Sd Richard Brittain for his uniust Molestacon of
  yor petr both in dammage & Cost of the two former sutes to the vallue
  of eight thousand wt of tobacco beside Court charges yor peticrs repu
  tacon having by the Sd Richard Brittain been much endamaged And
  yor petr as in Dutie bound shall Pray
                              Proceed to the other side
  Christopher Nutter                      .  . . [P. 134]
    -               .    The plt Sues according as in his
    p attorney Edward Southrin plt i .
         peticon aforemencioned the def
  Richard Brittaine
   p attr Jn Avery deft   pleades & Joynes issue But at
  Length plt & deft Joyntly agree to put it to Arbitracon & binde them
  selues in a bond to each other of twenty thousand pounds of tob the
  Arbitrators Joyntly & severally Chosen Ambros Dixon & Roger Wol
  foord & upon Non agreemt the Arbitrators to chuse an umphire & a
  finall end to make within 2 mos

  At A Court helld for the County of Sommersett the 29th day of
  Septembr in the 37th year of the Dominion of the Rt honble
  Caecilius A D 1668 before his Lopps Justices thereunto
                 Assigned & Authorized

      mr Steven Horsi
   mr William Stevens           mr John Winder
  Present     . .             r Comm
        Capta William Thorne m Henry Boston

    To the worpll Commrs of Sommerset County
    The humble peticion of Thomas Manloue and Jane his wife Hum
  bly sheweth

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