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Proceedings of the Provincial Court, 1666-1670
Volume 57, Page 453   View pdf image (33K)
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              Provincial Court Proceedings, 1669.     453

      The Grand Inquest for the body of this Province empannelled Liber JJ
    Sumoned and Sworne vizt
    Henry Hide foreman               Raymond Stapelfort    John Hollis
    Joseph Horsley   John Nevill     Wm Jones
    Francis Swanston James Cullums   Samuel Hughes
    Demetrius Cartwright             George Thompson  Edward Good
    Jonathan Sibrey  John Wright

      The Jury On the behalfe of the Right Honble the Lord Proprietary
    doe present that Simon Carpenter and Elizabeth his wife of Chester
    River in Talhott County On Satturday the first day of may in the
    xxxviith yeare of the Dominion of the said Lord Proprietary and
    in the yeare of Our Lord One thousand six hundred sixty nine by
    force and Armes in and upon Richard Tilghman high Sheriff of the
    County aforesaid did make an assault and affray and him did beate
    wound and evil entreate so that of his life he did dispaire, and also
    the haire of the said Richard Tilghman On the left side of his head
    growing did Cutt off to the deformeing of him the said Richard so [p.6]
    that amongst the good people of this province he could not without
    disgrace and contempt converse, and the said Richard did then and
    there disarme, and One Cutlas of the price of ten shillings which
    the said Richard did weare and had by his side from him did take,
    and Other enormities to him did then and there doe, contrary to the
    peace of the Lord Proprietary his rule and dignity
      The aforesaid endictment being read, the Charge given to the Jury
    they make Returne upon the said endictment, Billa vera.
      The Said Simon and Elizabeth pray the mercy of the Court, Mr
    Attorny Geñll prayeth Fine to his LOpp.
      The said Simon Carpenter Fined to his Lopp by the Court the
    summe of six shillings eight pence.

      Michael Catterton of Petuxent River in the County of Calvert
    planter was attached to answer Timothy Goodridge Administrator
    of the Goods and Chattells of George Richardson decease in a plea of
    trespas upon the case And whereupon the said Timothy by John
    Morecroft his Attorny Saith that whereas the said Michael the sixth
    day of August One thousand six hundred sixty foure and in the
    three and thirtith yeare of the Dominion of Caecilius &c was endebted
    to the said George in his life time in the summe of six thousand
    pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco in caske, and the said
    Michael being so endebted in consideration thereof did assume upon
    himselfe and to the said George in his life time did faithfully promise
    that he the said Michael the said sume of six thousand pounds of
    tobacco well and truly would satisfie and pay in manner and forme
    following that is to say One thousand five hundred pounds of tobacco
    on or before the tenth day of October then next ensueing, two thou-

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