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Proceedings of the Provincial Court, 1677-1678
Volume 67, Page 424   View pdf image (33K)
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                  424       Provincial Court Proceedings, 1677/8.

             Liber N N Roger Brooke
                      Ambrose Biggs of Calvert County planter aged fifty three yeares
                      or thereabouts sworne saith.
                    That this Depont was Servant to Mr Robert Brooke deceased, &
                   went with his said Master to broad Creek being the uppermost
                   bounds of Brooke Court Mannor or Aquasco, to View the land
                   whereabouts to seat, & he did not like to seat there but seated lower
                   And further saith not
                   Ambros Biggs
                      Andrew Tenehell of Calvert County Mrchant aged thirty six
                      yeares or thereabouts sworne saith.
                    That this Depont lived att Wm Mills when Bernard Johnson tooke
                   up a certaine tract of land upon the North side of Aquasco Mannor &
                   on the South side of a Creek called broad Creek or Tothay Creek, &
                   being a lodger there att that tyme being eight yeares past, heard the
                   said Mills tell Bernard Johnson there was no land cleere to take
                   up there, but that he thought the land that lay on that side of the
                   Creek belonged to the said Mannor And further saith not.
                   Andrew Tenehell
                      Ninian Beale of Calvert County planter aged forty eight yeares
                      or thereabouts sworne saith
                    That about tenn yeares since as this Depont remembers, & before
                   Bernard Johnson tooke upp the land in question between the said par
                   ties Wm Wills his plantacon being adjoyning to Aquasco Mannor he
                   desired me to take him up fifty or sixty acres of land for him on the
                   Aquasco side, if there were any untaken up there And I told him
                   that that I could not without sight of the Certificate taken out of the
                   Secrys office of the bounds of Aquasco Mannor Whereupon he went
                   to the widdow Letchworths to gett a copy of her Patent which he

                   procured, & I found that water bounded itt on three sides, & that
               p. 646 Broad Creek or Tothays Creek was the uppermost bounds of Brooke
                   Court Mannor & that this Depont & one Mr John Abbington told the
                   said Bernard Johnson the same before he tooke up the land in ques
                   tion And further saith not
                                Ninian Beall
                    The aforenamed Roger Brooke, Andrew Tenehell Ambros Biggs
                   & Ninian Beall were duely sworne to the truth of their severall
                   Deposicons aforesaid this fifteenth day of June 1678 before me
                                      Turaverunt die & Anno supradict
                                                    Philip Calvert
                   David Jones          Anthony Demondadeer late of Ann
                    agt          in Ejectrnt Arundell County was Attached to
                   Anth° Demondadeeranswer unto David Jones of a plea
                        wherefore with force & armes into
                   a certaine plantacon & three hundred acres of land called timber neck
             


 
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