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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1675-1677
Volume 89, Page 14   View pdf image (33K)
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Sommersett in the Province of Maryland hatter for A valuable Consideracon in hand recd doth
Confeste my Selfe to owe and firmly Stand indebted unto Wm Brittingham of ye County
of Northampton in Virginia the full & Just quantity of one Thousand foure hundred
pounds of good Sound Marchantable Tobacco in Caske to him his heires executrs: admrs:
or assignes to be paid upon demand after the Tenth day of october next ensueing
Convenient on Pocomoke river, In Confirmacon and true performance of the Same
I binde me my heires executors: admrs: or assignes firmly by these presents as
witnes my hand this 25th August Ao Do 1675 - - - - Thomas Hemming (& a Seale)
Nicolas Lissney
German Gillett
German Gillett & Nicolas Lissney maketh oath yt they sawe Thomas Hemming Signe
Seale & deliver the above Said as his Act and Deed; Taken before us the 10th day of
November 1675: George Johnson David Browne;/
The Sherriff makes returne of the Attachment this day to witt ye 8th day of February Ao Do 1675
ffoure hundred & three pounds of tobacco attached in the hands of Robert Houston: Six hundred and
Seaventy pounds of Tobacco in the hands of John Williams eighty pounds of Tobacco in the
hands of German Gillett ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
And William Greene by Henry Smith his attorney Cometh & defendeth the force & Injury
& Saith yt the plte hath recd part Satisfaccon by a horse of the said Hemming wch: the said Hemming
made over to the said Brittingham This Court ordrs the hearing of this Cause ye next -
County Court. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
The Same day Commrs as afore
Henry Smith plte Edward Jones pro plte
John Anderson deft
Sommersett: SS John Anderson was attached to answer yE Suite of
Henry Smith in an accon of the Case
And the Said Henry by his Attorney Edward Jones Saith that the Said John became indebted unto the
Said Henry the Sume of nine hundred and Ten pounds of tobacco & Caske as pr accot here in
Cort produced more plainely will appeare but the said John fraudulently intending
refuseth to pay the aforeSaid Sume of 910l: of tob & Caske although there unto Severall times
bin demanded whereby the Said Henry is Damnified & hath Damadge to the vallue of
Two Thousand pounds of Tobacco & Caske & thereupon brings this Suite/ pro quer Edwr Jones
John Anderson Debt to Henry Smith
To 2 gallons Syder and Suger . . . . . . . 52
paid Robert Millnor pr order . . . . . . . . . 550
Attorneys fees agt fflorence Parker . . . . . . . . 200
Pr Sherife & Clarks ffees ... .. . . . . . 108
pd him 1000 foote of planke for Iron & old Cable 910
The plte maketh oath in Cort that there is eight hundred & Two pounds of tobacco due
to him: & that the deft promised to pay Sherife & Clerkes fees last year rwhen he was
Sued: The plte Craves order agt the Sherife for his Debt the said John Anderson being arested
& appeares neither by himself nor attorney. And Captn Wm Colebourne Sherife of this County
made appeare that the deft was gon or upone goeing over the bay with A runaway -
whereby the Said John if he had not gon woulld have Come to Damadges:And thereupon
this Cort ordrs the hearing of this Cause the next County Cort ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
The Same day being ye 8th ffebry AoDo 1675
mr William Stevens
mr James Jones . . . . . . . mr David Browne
present mr George Johnson . . . . . . mr James Dashiell Commrs:
mr John Winder mr Edward Smith
mr Charles Ballard mr William Jones
Henry Smith plte Edwd Jones pro plte
Jno Jenckins deft Appeared in his owne person
SomrSett Ss John Jenckins was attached to answr ye sute of Henry Smith in an accon of ye Case
And the Said Henry by his Attorney Edward Jones Saith yt the said John became indebted unto the said Henry

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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1675-1677
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