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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1760-1763
Volume 543, Page 40   View pdf image
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   August Court         1760                   40
Stephen A Writt Issued Against him and ye. Samuel at ye Suit of ye said Mitchell was
returned not to be found on the xiv day of September Anno Dom. MDCCLIX at the Coty
by their Certain Writing Obligatory which the Said Mitchell Sealed with the Seal of
ye. Said Samuel and Stephen here to the Court Shews whose date is the day and
Year Aforesaid Acknowledged themselves to be held and firmly Bound to ye. said Mitchell
in the Sum of fifteen pounds Current money of Virginia of ye. Value of Twenty Pounds
Current money of Maryland to be paid to ye. said Mitchell when afterwards they Should
be thereto required Yet the aforesaid Samuel nor Stephen altho often thereto severally
Required ye. Said Sum of Virginia Money of ye. value aforesaid or the value thereof as
                                    hath the
aforesaid nor ethier of them ^ not they or either of them paid to ye. said Mitchell Bannister
but the same to him to pay hitherto hath Denyed & Still doth deny ye. Same from him
unjustly Detains to ye. Damage of ye. said Mitchell Twenty Pounds Current money of
Maryland & thereof he brings Suit &c.
                                    Pledges &c. John Doe & Richard Roe
Att Which day here Came as well ye aforesaid Mitchell Bannister as ye afd. Samuel Horsey
                                                          by his Attorney afd. Comes &
by their Attys aforesaid & hereupon ye Samuel ^ as before Defends the force and Injury when &c
And saith that he Cannot deny ye. Action afd. of the afd. Mitchell nor but that the
Writing Obligatory aforesaid is ye. Deed of him ye. said Samuel nor but that he owes ye. afd.
Mitchell Bannister the afd. sum of fifteen pounds Virginia Money of ye Value of Twenty
Pounds Current Money of Maryland in manner and form as ye. aforesaid Mitchell
above against him hath Declared
                                                    Therefore it is Considered that the aforesaid Mitchell
Bannister Recover Against the aforesaid Samuell Horsey his Debt aforesaid &
199    His Damages by Occasion of ye. Detention of that same Debt to
Pounds of Tobacco to ye. same Mitchell of his Assent by ye. Court here adjudged
and ye. aforesaid Samuell Horsey in Mercy &c.

WH WA    His Lordship    Somerset to wit, The Jurors ^of^ his Lordship ye Right Honrble ye. Lord Propry

vs    that now is for ye Body of Somerset County upon their Oath present that David
LD    Davd. Jenckins    Jenckins Late of Stepney Parish in ye. County aforesaid Planter on ye. first day of
May in ye. Year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred & Sixty with force and Arms at ye Parish afd.
in ye County aforesaid in and upon A Certain John Mitchell in ye peace of God and ye said Lord Propry
then & there being an Assault did make and him ye. said John then & there did beat wound and
Evilly Treat so that of his Life it was much Dispaired and other harms to ye. said John then
and there did to the great Damage of ye said John and against ye peace of his Said Lordship that
now is his good rule & government &c.
Thereupon it was Commanded ye. Sherriffe of Somerset County that he Should take the said
David Jenckins if he Should be found in his Bailywick & him Should Safe keep so that he
might have his Body before the Justices of his Lordships County Court of Somerset to be held
at Princes Ann Town ye. third Tuesday of August Anno Dom. one thousand seven
hundred & sixty to answer unto his ^ Lordship of & Concerning ye. Indictment afd.
Att which said third Tuesday of August & Year afd. Came ye afd. David Jenckins by
Littleton Dennis Gent. his Atty & had a hearing of ye Indictment afd. And Saith that his is not


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