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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1675-1677
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Sommersett County At A County Cort the 9th day of November & by adjournmt Continnued the 10th of the
Same month in ye XXXXiiii th year of the Dominion of ye Rt honrble Caecilius Annoque Domini
1675 before his Lopps Justices thereunto assigned & Authorized ; / ~ ~ ~ ~
mr Wm Stevens mr David Browne
mr James Jones mr Nicolas Rice
present mr George Johnson mr James Dashiell Commrs:
mr Charles Ballard mr Edward Smith
This Cort orders that John Bound be overseer of his Lopps high wayes for nanticoke hundred
Daniell Hast for the north side of wiccocomoco hundred; Richard Stevens For the south side of
Wiccocomoco: Living Denward for the hundred of Mannyes: Richard Whitty for Manoakin
hundred Edward Jones between north side of Annamessex & back creek of Manoakin Thomas Price
for Anamessex hundred Robert Houston for Pocomoke hundred And Daniell Selbe for Boque
tenorten hundred ; / And further ordered that Peter Douty be Constable for the hundred of
nanticoke Thomas Holbrook for Wiccocomoco hundred Nehemiah Covington for the hundred of Man[nyes]
Richard Davis for Manoakin hundred Thomas Williams for Anamessex hundred Nicolas Hudson
for Pocomoke hundred: Robert Richardson for Boquetenorten hundred ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
And this day to witt ye 9th day of november Ao Do 1675 The Sherife Captn Wm Coulebourne
brings his Grand Enquest before the Cort who are sworne vizt
Andrewe Whittington foreman Richard Chambers
Wm Laiton John Roach
Phillip Adams Robt Catlin Junr
Grand Jury John Horsey Wm Walstone
Henry Hutson Thomas Roe in Grand Jury
Peter Elzey Benia Cottman
Richard Stevens Thos Covington
Danll Quillane Teague Riggen
The Grand Enquest brings theire presentments before the Cort & is in manner & forme ffoll vizt
The Grand Jury of Enquest presents the persons here under written: /
George Johnson of Anamessex one of his Lopps Justices for sommrsett County for selling of Ammunicion to ye Indians
George Hollard Butcher by profession for beating of a servant maid of Wm Greenes of this County
at the house of Michaell Williams that Dyed the Same morning that after being beaten as aforesd
was never heard by any person speake after being ye 25 8br in the present year 75;
Rachell the servant of ffrancis Roberts for having a bastard Chilld Contrary to ye good Lawes of this Province
Abigall Harringdon servant to Richard Kembell for having a bastard Chilld as aforesaid
Dennis Holland servant to Capt William Colebourne for having a bastard Chilld
Andrew Whittington
mr Randall Revell Informes agt mr George Johnson: Audry Gundry Informes agt George Holland
Thomas Roe Informes agt ffrancis Roberts maid servant: Beniamin Cottman Informes agt Abigall
Haringdon: John Kirk informs against Dennis Holland Edward Jones Informs against Edward Smith
& Robert Richardson for selling of Powder & Shott to ye Indians; Andrew Whittington foreman
ordered yt the Jury be dissmist for this Cort
The Same Day Commrs as afore
To ye worpll Commrs of Sommersett County
The humble Peticon of Wm Brereton
That Ursula Brian in October last past did binde her Daughter unto your peticionr for the
Tearme of Seaventeene yeares as by writing under hand & seale may appeare and did by
promise ingage to be at this Cort to acknowledge & Confirme the same but since is gone to ye whore kill
yor Peticioner therefore humbly desires from this worppll Cort A
Confirmacon of what the said Ursula hath made over otherwise ye
Said Chilld must Come to ye Parish;
And he shall Pray &c
Know all men by these presents yt I Ursula Brian of the County of Somrsett & Province
of Maryland hath bound & by these presents doe binde Ursula Brian my Daughter unto
William Brereton of the County aforesaid for & duering the tearme of Seaventeen years

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