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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1730-1733
Volume 842, Page 192b   View pdf image
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    June Court            1732    192

found then and there feloniously Stole took and Carried away against the peace of the Right honrble
the Lord proprietary &c and also against the form of the act of assembly in that Case made and provided
                                     L Gale P Dom
Test   The reverend Wm Wye, Wm Wye Jun.r Ann Hayman Bridgett Colligon, Susannah Floyde Sidney
Brown and Eliza Brown
                                                             On the Back side of the foregoing Bill of Indictment it was thus
Endorsed viz.t      Billa Vera Edward Rownd Foreman

    And in manner (to witt) at a Court held for the County of Somerset at dividing Creek the twenty first
day of march Anno Dom One thousand Seven hundred and thirty one before his Lordships Justices of the
same Court Cometh the aforesaid William Horsey according to a Certain Recognizance by him and his
pledges in that part first acknowledged in his proper person and hath a hearing of the Indictment
aforesaid and Says that he is not Gilty thereof and of this he putts himselfe upon the Country and Levin Gale
Esq.r who for his said Lordship in that Followeth Likewise

       thereupon the aforesaid William Horsey at the prayer of the afd Levin Gale Esq.r (who
for his Said Lordship in that part prosecutes) is ordered by the Court here to Give Security for his
Good behaviour and appearance before the Justices of his Said Lordships County Court of Somerset
to be held at dividing Creek the third tuesday of June then next to answer the Indictment aforesaid
but for want thereof the said William Horsey is Committed into the Custody of the sher of
somerset County there to remaine &c

                   Att which said next Court to witt the twentieth of June anno Dom One thousand Seven
hundred and thirty two before his Said Lordships Justices Came as well the afd Levin Gale Esqr
who for his said Lordship in that part followeth as the aforesaid William Horsey in his proper
person ^under^ in Custody of the sher ^of the County^ afd in whose Custody before that time was Committed for the Case afd

    Whereupon Command was Given to the Coroners of Somerset County that Immediately they should
Cause to Come here twelve &c by whom &c who neither &c to recognize &c and afterwards in the Same
Court Came Henry Ballard and William Lane Gent.m Coroners of the County afd and made return that
they had there ready twelve &c as aforesaid they were Commanded and thereof before the afd Justices
Last mentioned Cometh the Jury and the Jurors of that Same Jury by the afd Coroners being Impannelled
and Likewise Called Came to witt Edward Rownd, James MccMorie Joseph Houston John Atkinson
John Webb, Robert Mitchell, John Tull, John Broughton Lazarus Maddox, Thomas Collins, John Collins Donelson
and John Records who to say the truth in the premisses being duly Elected tryed and Sworne &c
And for as much as as it doth appear to the Court here that One of the Jurors afd Impannelled and Sworn to witt
Edward Rownd was foreman of the Grand Jury that Endorsed the Bill of Indictment abovesaid billa vera
thereupon at the prayer of Levin Gale Esq.r who for his Said Lordship in this behalfe prosecutes the aforsaid
Edward Rownds sworn on the Jury ^afd^ is withdrawn and all the rest of the Jurors Sworn as above were

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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1730-1733
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