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Kent County Criminal Court Records, 1728-1734
Volume 567, Page 226   View pdf image (33K)
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226                                August Court 1731

    At A Court held for Kent County at the Court House in the Town of
Chester in Said County on the third tuesday in August being the Seventeenth
day of Said Month Anno Domini Seventeen hundred and thirty one  In the
Seventeenth Year of the Dominion of Charles Absolute Lord and Proprietary
of the provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c.a

    Before his Said Lordships Justices being

The Worshipf.ll
M.r William Frisby
M.r John Evans
M.r George Skirven
M.r Philip Kennard
M.r George Wilson
M.r John Gresham
M.r Charles Hynson
M.r Henry Evans
M.r Joseph Young Sherrif present                                 Jam.s Smith Clk

T. f.
His Lordship
Eliz.a Maxwell
Kent County fs  The Jurors for the Right Honourable
the Lord Proprietary that now is for Kent County afd
upon their Oath do present that Elizabeth Maxwell
late of S.t Pauls Parish in the County afd Spinster the
tenth day of November Anno Domini Seventeen hundred and thirty at the
Parish afd in the County afd within the Jurisdicion of this Court did Commit fornication
with a Certain person to the Jurors afd unknown and did permit the Same
unknown person then and there to have Carnal Knowledge of her body and to
beget then and there a bastard Child on the body of her the Same Elizabeth
to the high Displeasure of Almighty God to the Evil Example of all others
in Such Case offending Contrary to the peace of the Said Lord  prop.ry that
now is his good Rule and Government and against the form of the Act
of Assembly in that Case made and provided
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    And the afd Elizabeth Maxwell in her proper person comes and
Saith that he Cannot gainsay the Indictment afd So as afd against him
brought nor but that She is guilty of the premisses above upon him
imposed as by the afd Indictment it is alledged and thereupon Submits

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Kent County Criminal Court Records, 1728-1734
Volume 567, Page 226   View pdf image (33K)
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