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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1689-1690
Volume 106, Page 58   View pdf image
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Their Maties (58) agt. Matthew Jones
Somerset Ssc. Memorandum that about sixteen or eighteen dayes since, came John: Deal and
his Complaint to James Round one of his Maties. Justices of this County that he had a bad four
before lost three hoggs and did suppose they were Stollen, and did thereupon desire a Warrant to
Seach for them in all suspitious places which was granted him, and through the deficiency of
William Ennis the sd Round did depute Richard Warren to execute the sd warrant upon the
retourne of wch warrant the sd Richard: Warren did informe the sd Round that they had searched
three houses but found no Porke and that Buckingham was one of the three, no body being
at home but the Woman and that this day (to witt) the 1th. of february 1689/90: Matthew Jones
being a freeman living at the house calld Buckingham: meeting with the abovesd Richard
Warren near William Wouldhaves Bridge did theire upon the high Road assault the sd Warren
giving him Severall blows on the face and that for no other reason, but his Executing the said
Warrent to him directed to him Directed as appears both by his own Confession and two
Substantiall evidences proving the same and there upon the sd Matthew Jones doth enter
Recognizance to their Maties King William and Queen Mary in the Sum of ten pounds lawfull
money of England and likewise Lawrence Crafword doth enter into Recognizance for the
like sum and condition - - - - - The Condition of the above Recognizance is such
that if the above bounden Matthew Jones doe personally appear at the next Court to be
holden for this County and their doe stand tryall as to premisses above mentioned, and also

abide judgmente according to law that then this Recognizance to be voyd and of none effect
or else to be and remaine in full power force and vertue. Wittness our hands and Seals
this first day of ffebruary 1689/0 Matthew ME Jones v seal
his marke
Lawrence: Crawford v Seal
Matthew: Jones Confesseth y fact and there upon Referrs him self
to the Worll Court. Whereupon the Court orders that Matthew Jones pay
thirty dayes worke and dyett to the great Bridge mending
att Pocomoke, as also be of good behaviour dureing Courts
pleasure and pay Court Charges. all wch he is to find Security for
And thereupon Came John: ffranklin and William ffossett and by Recognizance
of 5,. sterling money a peece and Matthew Jones in 10,. sterling did acknowledge
them selves indebted to their Maties. &c.
The condition of which Recognizance is Such that if the sd Matthew Jones, well and truly
performe the abovesd worke and dyet as also be of good behaviour to all their Maties
Liege people of this Province, as also pay Court Charges then this Recognizance to
be voyd otherwayes to be and remain in full power force and vertue. - - - -

This day viz 13th March 1689/90 The Banes of Matrimony
was published between Joseph: Crowder and Susan: Hides
being the second time of asking. the Baines was likewise
put of at Court dore.

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