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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1760-1763
Volume 543, Page 106b   View pdf image
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                     August Court                 1761                106
Somerset County fst    The Deposition of Roza Evans Aged Sixty three Years or thereabouts being Sworn on the holy
Evangelis of Almighty God deposeth as follows to witt that Some Years Past but how long this Deponant Can't Remember
She this Deponant was Present when James Taylor About Eighty Years of Age was Sworn to what he knew in Relation to
the bounds of Jenckin Prices Land And the Said James Taylor declareth that there ^ Stood a bounder near to Where the
Point of Marsh maketh from the high Ground by the Side of the River but was not Standing then when the Said James
Taylor was Sworn but the Said James Taylor Imagined it was Washed up with the Current of the tide which to describe
the Place we the Commissioners Cut Twelve Notches in the Nighest Possimon tree to the Place where the Said James
Taylor declared a bounder stood which the Said Marked Possimon tree is about Twenty Perches distant or thereabouts &
Easterly from where this Deponant Saith She has been informed by Ancient Livers that Jenckin Prices Dwelling hous
Stood and this Deponant further Saith that as Long as She Can Remember the above mentioned Point was Called
Spensciks Point and this Deponant Saith She Can Remember when there was About half an Acre of high Ground
on the End of the afd. Point between the Lower Cluster of Pissimon trees and the End of the Point And further this
Deponant Declareth that She hath Seen a tree Standing down the Sown or Bay Side from the End of Spensciks point
Standing near the Mouth of a Small Drean and near to Where there is now a Slipe Pine which is a Small distance
Easterly from Elias Whites fence which is Partly made with Whole Cuts of timber Commonly Called and known by
the Name of the Water Work and this Deponant Siath She hath heard Say it was a bounder of the Point
Land and further Saith her Brother John White never Claimed the Lower Down the Sown then the aforementioned
tree and this Deponant further Saith not                                                              Roza Evans
   The above is a true Deposition taken by us the Subscribers for E: White Deft.
                                                                                      Jno. Broughton
                                                                                      Edwd. Waters
Somerset County fst    We the Subscribers being duly Quallified to Execute the above Commission we do hereby
Certifie that the Several Depositions hereto Annexed were taken by us Agreeable to the Authority thereby to us
Given       Witness our hands and Seals the 31st: day of July 1761
                                                                                                                         J Broughton {Seal}
                                                                                                                         Edwd. Waters {Seal}

Thomas Pollit Commission    Somerset fst Frederick Absolute Lord and Propry of the Provinces of Maryland and
and Affidavits    Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c. To Levin Gilliss, Thomas Holbrook, Thomas Dashiell
And Charles Leatherbury of Somerset County Gent Greeting know ye that we have Appointed you or Any three or two of
you to be our Commissioners to Examine Evidences on behalf of a Certain Thomas Pollit of Somerset County in Relation
to the Bounds of two tracts of Land one Called Trouble and the other Dantry or the bounds of Any other Land on which the
Same may depend We therefore Require you or Any three or two of You at Some ^ and place as to You or Any three or two of
you it Shall Seem Convenient you meet on the afd. Land Called Trouble and Dantry or Any other Land on which the
Bounds of the afd. Land may depend You first haveing taken Your Oaths on the holy Evangelist of Almighty God
And there Cause to Come before you or Any three or two of you all Such Evidences as Shall be to You or Any three or two of
you Nominated by the Said Complainant or Deft. and that you or Any three or two of You Examine them upon their
Corporall Oaths to be by you or Any three or two of You Administred on the holy Evangels of Almighty God in the
Presence of the Complainant or Deft. if Any touching the truth or Remembrance of their knowledge or Any thing
that may Relate to the Cause afd. and that Reduceing the Severall Depositions into Writing you Send the Same
with this our Commission under your or Any three or two of Your hands and Seals to us to our County Court of Somerset
with all Convenient Speed Witness Isaac Handy Esqr one of our Justices of our Said Court the 22d day of Novr in
the 10th Year of our Dominion &c. Anno Dom. 17610
                     And now to witt at a Court of his Lordship held at Princes Ann Town the third Tuesday of August
Anno Dom. 1761 before the Justices thereof Came the afd. Thomas Holbrook and Charles Leatherbury two of
the Gent Nominated in the within Commission and Returned the Same Endorsed in Manner following with the
Severall Depositions thereto Annexed

20th. Janry                                      

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