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Kent County Court, Proceedings, 1700-1701
Volume 730, Page 41   View pdf image
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[3]6                                               March    Court    1701
Kent Ss          The Jurors for our Soveraigne Lord ye King that now is for Kent County upon

   theire oathes doe present Thomas Tolley alius dictus Thomas Tolley of Kent County
Gentn. for that he ye Said Thomas Tolley at Easter Neck hundred in Kent County within ye jurisdiction of
this Court ye Tenth day of Novemr. Anno Domi. 1700 ye feare of God before his Eyes not having
but being of an Evill and wicked mind togeather wth. a Certaine Mary O誰eale did and as yet
doth incontinently ently Cohabite & ye Said Mary O誰eales Compa. frequent to ye high displeasure
of Almighty God against ye peace of our Soveraigne Lord ye King and agt. ye forme of ye
act of Assembly in that Case made & provided       Macklin pr Domi. Rege
Not Guilty    pr patriam       Earle pr Defendt.
And he who follows for our Lord ye King Sayes he is Guilty Macklin pr Domi. Rege
Comand was therefore given to ye Sherf. of Kent County that he cause to come here Twelve &a
by whom &a. who neither &a. To recognize &a. which Said Sherf. made Answer he had
there ready Twelve &a. as by his precept he was comanded vizt. Richd. Mason foreman
Mathew Mason Thomas Carman Thomas Cooke Nathll. Cleave Richard Fillingham Thomas
Browne Wm Robinson John Ponder Benjn Bond Charles Floyd and Jno Jhonson
which jury being duly Tryed & Sworne to Try & Isue as above recited and having heard ye
pleadings Evidences and Alegacons on both Sides ye Court giveth them theire Charge who
withdraw to consider on ye prmisses and after Some time doe againe returne and being againe
called over as alsoe ye Said Defendt. and being asked whither ye Said Defendt. was guilty
as he Stands Indicted or not Guilty doe Say that he is Guilty and by Richd. Mason
theire foreman all of them Soe Say
Therefore it is considered by ye Court here that ye Said Thomas Tolley be fined ye Sume
        of Twenty Shillings and likewise pay ye Sume of one Thousand one hundred & Seaventy
pounds of Tobo. cost accrewing upon ye Said Presentmt. & Indictmt.       Jno Dowdall Clk

Thomas Hawkins Jno Ponder Junr. and John Bennett all Sworne & Sent to ye Grand jury

Coll. John Hynson & Mr. Phillip Hopkins both Sitts before ye above jury returne theire
verdict         Mr. Charles Hynson & Mr. Nathanll. Wright absent when ye verdict was
returned         Mr. Whittington likewise Sitts       before verdict returned

Richard Macklin Clk of ye Indictments moves ye Court that Neale O誰eale now prsent in
Court may find Sufficient Security & enter into recognizance for his Appearance here at ye
next Court as an Evidence on behalfe of his Majtie    It was ordered that ye Said Neale
[O綻Neale find Security for his Appearance here next court
And ye Said Neale O誰eale Together wth. Coll. Hanse Hanson his Security comes into Court
And ye Said Neale [O誰eale] doth Acknowledge himselfe to owe & Stand justly indebted unto
our Soveraigne Lo[rd Kin]g Wm ye Third his heires & Successors &a. in ye full & just Sume
Twenty pounds Sterg. to be leavied upon his Lands & Tenements goods & Chattles condiconed
he make not his personall Appearance here at ye next Court & there to Serve as an evidence
for his Majtie And ye Said Coll. Hanse Hanson doth acknowledge himselfe to owe &
Stand justly indebted unto our Said Soveraigne Lord ye King his heires & Successors to be
Leavied as Afsd. Condiconed as Afsd. wherewith they are Content

John Jhonson Sworne and Sent to ye Grand jury

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