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Kent County Court, Proceedings, 1700-1701
Volume 730, Page 80   View pdf image
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                                                                                                                              57
      Att a Court Held for Kent County ye Twenty fourth Day of June
   in ye Thirteenth Yeare of ye reigne of King Wm ye Third &a. Annoq Domi. 1701


   Leiut. Coll. Thomas Smith        Capt. Thomas Ringgold
Comissrs       Coll. John Hynson    
   Present

   Capt. John Whittington        Mr. Nathanll. Wright
Read ye Proclamacon for ye Prorogacon of ye Assembly from ye Twentieth Day of May
Last untill ye Tenth day of Sepr. following

James Howald Servant to William Bateman Adjudged to Serve four Yeares onely
from ye Ships Droping Anchor in Which he Came into ye Country
                                                                                      Jno Dowdall Clk

Mr. Sollomon Wright Sitts

Read ye Peticon of David Wilson praying on ordr. of this Court for his
freedom dues from Isaac Caulk wth. whom he Served part of time & bought ye
rest of it       Which petticon being read & argued and by ye Court duly consid
ered       It was Considered by ye Court in regard that there was noe discourses
             about ye Said Freedom dues at ye time of ye Said Davids buying of his
             time that ye Said Isaac Caulk pay ye Said David noe freedom dues
                                                                                      Jno Dowdall Clk

John Austin brings A Servant to Court named William Humphries Said Servt.
being bound by Indentures in England Which Indentures being produced to ye Court
to be judged whither they were good for nine Yeares According to ye Tenr. thereof
The Said Indentures being viewed by ye Court & duly Considered
It was Therefore Considered by ye Court that ye Sd. Indentures for ye time & tearm[e]
of nine Yeares are good & Authentick to Cause ye Said Servant Wililam Humphries
to Serve his Said Master John Austin Nine Yeares from ye time of ye Ships Droping
Anchor                                                                                       Jno Dowdall Clk

   And ye Said John Austin Moves the Court that they would be pleased to judge of
age ye age of ye Said Servt. Wm Humphries And ye Court upon view of ye Said
Servant doe Adjudge him to be Tenn Yeares of age                 Jno Dowdall Clk

Stephen Rich Sweares to Thirty Two Days Runaway Time against Ismael
Dovnish

These following were Sworne both as Orphant and Grand jury vizt
Nicholas Clouds         Wm Bateman       John Hurt       George Powell
Wm Austin         Wm Robinson       Robert Ingram       Jno Nicholson
John Hughes         John Davis       Francis Spearmin       George Smith
Thomas Scolton         Benjn Ricaud   
  
The Said Jury had theire Charge sworn them Withdraw to consider if any presentments



 
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