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Somerset Judicial Records 1692-96, Abstracts with Selected Transcriptions
Volume 535, Page 29  
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MSA C 1774-10


18 MARCH 1693/93


212  ~  Court convenes. Commissioners not listed.


212 Case against Edward Fowler; case dropped; Fowler to pay costs.


212 ~  Case against Ellis Coleman; ordered to post bond for £100 for appearance in June Court to answer questions concerning death of “one Darby”; securities John Kellam, Thomas Morris.


212 ~  William Cord and Robert Pirrie to clear Seaside road.


212 ~  All Justices of the Peace to be summoned to appear at June Court, to consult on Courthouse for the County.


213 ~  Lawrence Crawford, Admn for estate of Benjamin Keizer, Pltf. vs. Henry Sadbury for debt of 200 lbs/pork; James Sangster, attorney for Crawford, presents note dated 26 April 1689; Court orders Sheriff to assign bail bond. (Sadbury not appearing).


213 ~  Capt. William Whittington, Pltf. vs. Dr. John Vigerous, Deft. for debt of 2000 lbs/tbco; Whittington represents himself; presents note of debt signed by Vigerous dated 26 June 1690, for payment by 10 November following; witnessed by James Maynard; Peter Dent, attorney for Vigerous, admits debt; Vigerous to pay, with costs.


214 ~  Capt. Henry Smith, Pltf. vs. John Webb, Deft. for debt of 42,186 lbs/tbco; Smith cites goods and merchandise delivered in 1688, but withdraws case.


215 ~  Capt. William Whittington, Pltf. vs. Dr. John Vigerous, Deft.; scieri facias for judgement on 12 June 1689; no appearance made; confirmed.


215 ~  Capt. William Coulbourne, Pltf. vs. James Barry, Deft.; scieri facias for 412 lbs/tbco for judgment on 12 June 1691; confirmed


215 ~   Alexander Killock, Pltf. vs. Gilbert Tayler, Deft.; no declaration filed; Court rules a non-suit.


215 ~  Anne Bishop, Pltf. vs. James Maynard, Deft.; no declaration filed; Court rules a non-suit.


215 ~  Robert Christee, Pltf, vs. James Maynard, Deft.; no declaration filed; Court rules a non-suit.


215 ~  William Noble. Pltf. vs. William Morris, Deft.; attachment granted against goods of Morris, with 1000 lbs/tbco to go to Griffin Thomas, vide March docket.


216 ~  George Goddard, Pltf. vs. Sarah Brereton; no declaration filed; Court rules a non-suit.


216 ~  List of cases settled or dismissed

Richard Hill & (wife) Martha vs. Dr. John Vigerous

George Layfield & wife vs. Somerset Dickinson

Maximillian Gore vs. Moses Fenton

Samuel Fittyman vs. William Millard

Colonel David Brown vs. Thomas Carey

James Round vs. John Fosett

Gydeon Tillman vs. James Barry

John Rowell vs. Moses Quenton

John Rowell vs. Teague Riggen

Ellis Coleman vs. Robert Pirrie

Teague Quillaine vs. John Rousallo

John Henry vs. Swan Swanson

John Miller vs. Hough Conner

Andrew Whittington vs. Peter Whaples

Francis Jenckins vs. William Burch

John Smock vs. Basson, (Smock deceased)

John Smock vs. Thomas Barns, (Smock deceased)

George Layfield vs. William Coulbourn, tanner

John Richins vs. James Weatherley

George Layfield, Pltf. vs. Bodkin and Scarbrough


217 ~  List of cases settled or dismissed (continued)

Colonel David Brown  vs. William Burch

Nathaniel Horsey vs. Edward Archer

George Noble vs. --- Evatt

Henry Lynch vs. Abra. Knott

Ambrose Archer vs. John Swain

James Atkinson vs. William Bradshaw

James Round vs. Richard Wharton

Levin Denwood vs. Robert Trueman,  N. Jones

John Starett vs. Francis White

John Henry, merchant vs. William Mead

John Franklin vs. Cesar Goddin

Thomas Ackworth vs. David Harris

John Waltam vs. John Pitts, carpenter

Peter Dent vs. William Harvey

Peter Dent vs. Robert Stett

Peter Bodkin vs. William Lawrence

Samuel Tomlinson vs. William Jenckins

Colonel David Brown vs. Charles Williams

Nicholas Carpenter vs. Elizabeth Poole, Junr.

Andrew Whittington vs. James Knox

Colonel David Browne vs. John Rowell

Major Robert King vs. Cesar Goddin

Major Robert King vs. John Peterfrank

Richard Hill & wife Martha vs. Robert Howard

Peter Bodkin vs. John Kellem


217 ~  Court adjourns until second Tuesday in June 1693


218 ~  Articles of Agreement dated 13 June 1692 concerning the construction of a barke or vessel; between Ralph Milbourne, on the one part, and  Andris (Andreas) Derrickson, William Swetnam, Peter Lewis and Peter Rayman, on the other part; vessel said to be “now on the stocks at ... Snow Hill”; Milbourne to complete and furnish the vessel “to a cleete” and be paid £1/15/0 per ton, with £40 paid at signing and the balance when vessel is floated, which is to be no later than last day of  October; parties oblige themselves to £200 as bond of their performance; witnesses: James Maynard, Robert Peale, Roger Corbett. (See Transcription)


219 ~ Actions Returnable 2nd Tuesday in June 1693

William Richardson, answer to Mr. Francis Jenckins

William Hadder, answer to Thomas Roberts,

Case against Elizabeth Hines; informer William Timons

Case against David Richardson, Minister

Lancelott Berk, answer to Richard Williams, assignee of Charles Heins

Samuel Worthington; informer George Noble; evidences Thomas Roberts Robert Pirrie, John Franklin

Samuel Worthington; informer Bryan Odougerty; evidences Samuel Handy, Wm. ---, John Browne, John Harris

Case against Thomas Williams; informer Patience Williams

Subpoena ---- (illegible) William Coulbourne, ----  Robert Catlin


220a ~  Actions returnable 2nd Tuesday in June 1693 (continued)

Case against Margarett Elinsworth

Lawrence Crawford, answer to Jonathan Towers

William Willmott, answer to JohnWebb

Ralph Milbourn, answer to John Webb

James Maynard, answer to John Webb

Abraham Knott, answer to John Webb

Subpoena, Mr. Francis Jenckins & all Justices, to consult on new Courthouse

Peter Whaples, shoemaker, answer to Col. David Browne

William Mead, bricklayer, answer to Col. David Browne

Nicholas Jones, answer to Cornelius Anderson

James Maynard, answer to Robert Christee

Thomas Nichols, answer to Robert Catlin

Miriam Smith, Admx of James Smith, answer to Andrew Whittington

Subpoena, George Wilson, Constable; for non-appearance at March Court

Cornelius Ward, answer to Willaim Tisdale

Case against John Poore, evidence Jone Needham

Leonard Jones, answer to Mary Cranshaw; evidences Robert Collier, John Browne

Subpoena, Capt. William Whittington, Matthew Scarbrough, Peter Bodkin; against Bishopp

Peter Watson, planter, answer to George Layfield, wife Elizabeth, Extrx of Col. William Stevens

Thomas Williams, answer to same

George Latcham, answer to same

William Lawrence, answer to same


220b ~  Actions returnable 2nd Tuesday in June 1693 (Continued)

Walter Tayler, answer to George Layfield, wife Elizabeth, Extrx of Col. William Stevens

William Laws answer to same

Samule Marchment, answer to same

Richard Wharton, answer to George Layfield

John Snow, answer to James Round

Francis White, answer to John Broughton

Henry Lynch, merchant, answer to George Layfield, Esq.

John Harris, planter, answer to William Berk of Virginia

Henry Hall, answer to Richard Robinson

Joseph Bowle, blacksmith, answer to William Meril

William Lawrence, answer to Peter Bodkin

James Maynard, answer to Anne Bishopp

Daniel Lisney, answer to Lawrence Crawford

John Perkins, answer to John Kellam

Thomas Cox, answer to George Layfield, wife Elizabeth

Case against Thomas Selby

Thomas Davis, sawyer, answer to Capt. Henry Smith

Subpoena, Andrew Whittington, John Webb, James Maynard (innholders); to give bond according to Act

James Maynard, answer to Mr. Thomas Jones

Lawrence Crawford, answer to Abraham Emmett

Sylas Chapman, answer to Devorax Dregors

Bryan London, laborer, answer to John Alexander

Nathaniel Abbott, answer to Thomas Fenwick

Henry Allan, answer to Mr. Samuel Davis

Elinor Foscue, wife of Thomas Foscue, answer to Alexander White

Subpoena, Darby Conne---d(?)--, Elizabeth Clarke, for Robert Tyra vs. Peter Whaples



220c ~  Actions returnable 2nd Tuesday in June 1693 (continued)

John Rousalo, answer to Richard Farewell

John Ellis, wife Elizabeth, answer to --- Reed

John Langrell, answer to William Mason

Alexander Wilson, answer to Francis White

Teague Riggen, planter, answer to John Cole of Accomac County Virginia, innholder

Ralph Doe, carpenter, answer to Edward Moore, Sen.

Thomas Oxford, answer to Richard Holland

William Henderson, answer to Hope Tayler

Thomas Linsay, planter, answer to George Layfield, wife Elizabeth

Andrew Oldcorne, answer to Thomas Tull

Moses Owen, answer to Thomas Lister

Subpoena, Mr. Edward Howard, wife Margarett, Teague Riggen, Junior; for Owen vs. Lister

Charles Fossett, answer to Charles Williams

Edward Shippam, answer to John Deal

Francis Howell, answer to William Wouldhave

Subpoena, James Sangster, Lawrence Gary; for George Latcham vs. George Layfield

Richard Cole, answer to William Tomkins

Edward Hamond, Sen., answer to Afrodosi Johnson

Subpoena, Drevorax Dregors, Isaac Erenshier, John Parker, Robert Loe; for Hamond vs. Johnson

Afradose Johnson, answer to Edward Hamond

Subpoena, John Parker, John Hamond, Edward Hamond

James Maynard, answer to Thomas Oxford

John Cornish, answer to William Cord

James Philips, answer to William ---well

Case of William Willmett, answer to ----

Case Against Thomas J---


221 ~ Actions returnable 2nd Tuesday in June 1693 (continued)

George Layfield, answer to Richard Holland

William Smullen, answer to John Wine

John Tayler, wife Anne & Mary Pryer; for John Gray vs. M. Holland

Subpoena, Thomas Dixon, Peter Bodkin; for Mr. Thomas Jones vs. James Maynard

Lawrence Crawford, answer to John Starrett

Subpoena, William Noble; for William Tisdale vs. Cornelius Ward & Samuel Alexander

James Wetherly (Wetherlie), Gent, answer to John Richens, carpenter

William Millard, cooper vs. James Noble, cooper

John Colhoon, answer to George Noble

Subpoena, Samuel Handy, Samuel Pusie, John Browne, John Harris; evidences against Sam Worthington

Subpoena, John White; for Michael Holland vs. James Gray

John Tayler, answer to Michael Holland; subpoena John Ferguson, wife Anne

John Tayler, wife Anne, answer to Michael Holland

Subpoena, Frances William, wife of Thomas Williams & George Wilson; for Holland vs. Tayler

Subpoena, Anne, wife of Capt. William Coulbourne; for James Gray vs. Michael Holland


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