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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1675-1677
Volume 89, Page 36   View pdf image (33K)
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Att a County Cort: held y 12th: Day of September in y first yeare of y Dominion of y Rt: Honr:ble
Charles over Maryland &c Annoq Domini 1676: before his Lopps Justices thereunto assigned & authorized
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Mr: William Stevens:
Collo: Wm: Colebourne: Mr: David: Browne
present Mr: James: Jones: Mr: Wm: Jones: Commrs:
Mr: George: Johnson Mr: Wm: Brereton:
Mr: Charles: Ballard: Mr: Roger: Wolford:
Whereas Annacockeson y Emperour of Nanticoke had made a propasicon to mr James Jones
and Christopher Nutter yt in Leiw of a considerable quantity of Matchcoats to come to the
Said Emperour from persons Settled upon land in Nanticoke and places adjacent according as
people usually give him att Seating where y Emperour claimes Some prerogative which
the Said Emperour would bee content to reduce to a smaller value then hath been pro
mised & usually is given provided they would advance itt for him y Said mr: James Jones
reporting y Same to y Cort: who thought good to Sumon y persons being above thirty to pro
pose y Same to advance every one a Little of which John Squire gave one Matchcoat
James: Jones for Capta: Marsh one Matchcoat: George Johnson for Daniell Hast one
Matchcoat James Jones for David Williamson one Matchcoat which being inconsidera
ble to answr y Said Emperors expectation who then was come in a very friendly manner to
y Cort: and y first time hee ever was att y County Cort: itt was proposed to other what they~
would give voluntary towards raysing a quantity of matchcoats Somewhat fitt for the-
purpose aforesaid and to answr his peaceable Demand & upon was given as followeth: /:
By mr: Wm: Stevens five Matchcoates by Collll: Wm: Colebourn: three Matchcoats By mr
James Jones three matchcoats By mr George Johnson one Matchcoat by mr Thomas
Walker Two Matchcoats by mr: Charles: Ballard Two matchcoats By mr: Wm: Brereton
one matchcoat By Major Ambrose London Two matchcoats By mr: Nicholas Rice one Match
coat By mr: Nehemiah Covington one Matchcoat By mr Robert Wilson one Matchcoat upon
both accompts Twenty Seaven Matchcoats ordered by y Cort: to bee Sent to y Sherriffs house
att Wiccocomico And by him mr: James Jones & Christophr: Nutter, Interpreter to bee De
livered to y said Emperour forthwith: / : ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
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The Same Day Commrs: as afore : / :
The banes of Matrimony were published betweene George Trehearne & Anne Canneday both
of this County also betwixt Nicholas Silvero & Elizabeth Barnett both of this County also
betweene David Linsey & Sarah Connard both of this County also betweene Thomas ~~
Davis plantra: of Manoakin hundred & Mary Nicholson both of this County ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
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The Same Day Commrs: as afore : / :
It is ordered yt y Severall & respective overseers make & amend his Lopps highwaies in their severall
precincts within this County according to act of Assembly by y 10th of November now next comeing
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The Same Day Commrs as afore : / :
In y Lord Propty Sute for bearing a Bastard Childe ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Rachell Grounde The Said Rachell Ground appeares before y board & acknowledgeth her fact:
And thereupon this Cort: orders that for her fact the said Rachell Grounde Shall give in ~ ~
Sufficient Security for an able man with meat & Drinck to pay twenty five Days work ~ ~
in makeing of a bridge over y Deviding Creeke William Stevens planter appears before
y board & ingageth to See y Same prformed ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
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