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Kent County Criminal Proceedings, 1724-1728
Volume 548, Page 274   View pdf image (33K)
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    Att a Court held for Kent County in the Province of Maryland
at the Court house in the Town of Chester in s.d County on y.e twentyeth Day
of June and Continued the twenty first twenty Second and twenty third days
of the Same Month in y.e twelth year of y.e Dominion of Charles Absolute
Lord and prop.ry of the provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of
Baltemore &c.a Anno Dom 1727

June 20.th 1727



The Worshipfull

  Again Meet
M.r Lambert Wilmer
M.r Thomas Ringgold
M.r Abra.m Redgrave
M.r William Frisby
M.r Fred.k Hanson
M.r Jam.s Wilson Jun.r
M.r John Evans
M.r George Skirven




Commiss.rs psent
Sherr present

T. F.
   His Lordship
           ag.t
William Coursey
A writt haveing Issued at his Lordships Suit
against the Said William to answer unto an
Information for fornication the Sher of Kent
County to whome y.e s.d writt was Directed makes
Return thereof to this Court here on y.e third Teusday of June being the
twentyeth Day of s.d Month Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred and twenty Seven
the Day of Return of s.d writt Endorst as foll.s viz.t
                                Cepi Corpus p Jn.o Gresham Sherr

    Kent County fs.t Memorandum that Tench Francis Gent Attorney of the Right
Hon.ble the Lord prop.ry that now is for the County afd who for the Same Lord
prop.ry in his part prosecuteth Doth Come here into Kent County Court before
before Lambert Wilmer Esq.r and his Associates his s.d Lordships Justices of
the Same County to wit at Chester Town in the County afd the twenty first Day
of March Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred twenty and Six and for the Same
Lord prop.ry Doth give the Court here to understand and be Informed that
William Coursey of Saint pails parish in Kent County afd planter the
tenth Day of Aprill Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred twenty and Six at the
parish afd in the County afd within the Jurisdiction of this Court did Commit
fornication with a Certain Alice Brown and then and there did beget a Bastard
Child on the Body of her the same Alice to the high Displeasure of
Almighty God to the Evill Example of all others in Such Case offending
Contrary to the peace of the s.d Lord prop.ry that now is his good Rule and
Government and against the form of y.e act of Assembly in Such
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