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Proceedings of the Provincial Court, 1681-1683
Volume 70, Page 253   View pdf image (33K)
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               Provincial Court Proceedings, 1682.     253

     the said Andrew Abington the sume of pounds of                        Liber W. C.
     Tobacco for his costs of suite by him in this behalfe laid out
     and expended And the said George Thompson may have thereof

       Mr George Thompson craves entry of the Deposition ffollowing
     Mr William Ramsey aged forty three yeares or thereabouts sworne
     & Examined in Open Court sayth that the Fresh that makes Turkey
     Neck on the land formerly belonging to Barnaby Jackson & comonly
     Knowne by the name of Scretton or Massom was to this Deponts
     Knowledge for many yeares thirty yeares at least Called Jacksons
     ffresh, and that one Capt Brockos an Indian lived by the said ffresh
     & from thence it was comonly called the Indian Quarter Runn,
     And further Sayth not
          October ye 17th 1682 Sworne in open Court
                                     Wm Cocks Clke

     Joseph Eaton John Wood late of Charles County planter was at-         p. 601
     agt tached to answere unto Joseph Eaton of a plea of
     John Wood trespas upon the Case
                 And Whereupon the said Joseph Eaton by Robert
     Ridgely his Attorney complaineth that whereas the said John Wood
     the twentieth day of January in the yeare of our Lord 1678 in
     Consideracon of One thousand eight hundred pounds of Tobacco
     to the hands of the honoble Benjamin Rozer Esq by the Said Joseph
     Eaton at the request and for the Proper debt of the said John Wood
     (paid & Satisfyed) The said John Wood to the said Joseph the
     day and yeare aforesaid at Charles County aforesaid did bargaine
     & sell to the said Joseph Eaton ffoure hogshds of tobacco marked
     Or Numbered 15:16 :17 18 & weighing Neate the sume of One
     thousand eight hundred pounds of tobacco aforesaid, And upon the
     same bargaine & sale the aforesaid John Wood then & there did
     warrant the aforesaid foure hogsheads of Tobacco to be good
     sound marchantable tobacco & Clear of all sorts of trash, And the
     said Joseph in fact Sayth that at the time of the bargaine and
     sale aforesaid made of the foure hogsheads of tobacco aforesaid
     the same foure hogsheads being Supposed to containe the Neate
     quantity of One thousand foure hundred pounds of tobacco as
     aforesaid, in the same foure hogsheads the said John Wood had
     mixed Packed & put One thousand pounds of Clay Durt and Earth
     Whereby the said Joseph upon the bargaine & sale and warranty
     aforesaid then and there was much deceived and defrauded to the
     Damage of the said Joseph six thousand pounds of tobacco And
     thereupon he bringeth his suite
       And the said John Wood by Thomas Burford his Attorney corn
     eth and Defendeth the force and Injury when &c. and prayeth

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