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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1727-1730
Volume 841, Page 210b   View pdf image
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          August Court      1729                         210

Impannelled being Called Likewise Came to witt Thomas Laws, Francis Lancake, John Onorton, James Jones
John Townsend Jun.r Nehemiah Holland, John Webb, John Huet Nutter, Robert Walker, Samuel Taylor
Samuel Hopkins Jun.r John Shockley who being duely Elected tryed and Sworn to say the truth in the
premises upon their oath do say that the afd Thomas Hearn did not assume upon himselfe in Manner
and form as the afd Ebenezer and Benjamin Handy above against him have Complained &c

                Therefore it is Considered that the afd Ebenezer and Benj.a Handy take nothing by their writt and declaration
afd but be in Mercy for their falce Clamour and that the afd Thomas Hearn goe thereof without day &c
and further it is Considered that the afd Thomas Hearn Recover against the afd Ebenezer and Benja Handy's
932   Three hundred & thirty Two                        pounds of tob.o for his Costs and Charges by him about his
defence in that part Expended to the same Thomas Hearn by the Court here of his assent according to the form of
the Statute in such Case Lately made and provided adjudged and the afd Thos have thereof Execution &c


LG  George Tull
               agt
FA  Griffin Thomas
    Command was Given to the Sher of Somersett County that he should be found
Take Griffin Thomas late of Somersett County Planter if he should be found in his bailywick
and him should safe keep so that he might have his body before the Justices of
       his Lordships County Court of Somersett to be held at dividing Creek the third tuesday of June then next to
    answer unto George Tull of a plea of trespass upon the Case &.c and that thereof he should not fail &c
    Att which said third tuesday of June to witt the seventeenth day of the Same month anno Dom one
thousand seven hundred and twenty Nine being the day of the return of the said Writt Cometh the said
George Tull by Levin Gale his attorney and the sher of Somersett County to whom the foregoeing writt was
directed   Likewise Cometh and maketh Return thereof Endorsed in these words following vizt
                                                                                                          Cepi Corpus P Jno Purnall sher

                                     And the afd Griffin Thomas by Francis Allen his attorney Comes and defends
the force and Injury when &.c and prays Leave to Imparle hereunto untill the next Court and he hath
it and the same day is given to the afd Plft here also &c

                                           Att which said next Court to witt the Ninteenth day of August ann.o
    Dom one thousand Seven hundred and twenty Nine Cometh the afd Griffin Thomas by his attorney
afd and the afd George Tull then and there his writt afd against the afd Griffin Thomas did not prosecute
with Effect but voluntaryly permitted his Suit to be discontinued

                      Therefore afterwards to witt the same day by discretion of the Justices here were adjudged
250   to the Same Griffin Thomas Two hundred & fifty                        pounds of tobacco for his Costs and
Charges by him about his defence in that part Sustained according to the form of the Statute in Such Case Lately
made and provided and that the afd George Tull be in Mercy and that the afd Griffin have thereof Exn &c


FA  Francis Mercer
                  @
     Philip Taylor
Somersett fs
                                                          Philip Taylor late of Somersett County Planter
was attached to answer unto Francis Mercer of a plea of trespass upon the Case &c
And whereupon the said Francis Mercer by Francis Allen his attorney Complaines
       that whereas the said Philip the twentieth day of December anno Dom one thousand seven hundred and
                                                                                                                                                    twenty



 
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