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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1735-1737
Volume 851, Page 286b   View pdf image
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                 November Court                        1736                286

if any and that you or any three or two of you Examine them upon their Corporall oaths to be by you
or any three or two of you administred on the holy Evangelist of Almighty ^God^ in the presents of the Complainent
or deft if any touching the truth or Remembrance of their knowledge or any thing that may
relate to the Cause afd and that reducing the severall depositions into writing you said the same together
with this our Comission under your or any three or two of your hands and seals to us to our County
Court of Somerset with all Convenient speed Wittness Robert King Gen.t Chief Justice of our
said Court the twentieth day of Augt in the twenty second year of our Dominion &c  Anno Dom
one thousand seven hundred and thirty six

    On the Aforesaid Commission it was Endorsed vizt   September 1736 Came the within Geo:
Dashiell and Thomas Gillis before me the Subscriber One of his Lordships Justices of the peace
for Somerset County and made Oath upon the holy Evangelist of almighty God to Execute the within
Commission according to an act of assembly in this Case made and provided       John Handy

This Commission Executed as appears by the depositions to this annext ye 25th Sep.t 1736

Somerset Coty sst  Deposition of WItnesses taken on the land Called tonys vinyeard ^on^ behalf
of M.r Alexander Adams by vertue of a Commission to us directed from Somerset County Court
dated the day of Aug.t Anno Dom 1736 is a follows

Peter Surman aged about sixty four years or there about being sworn on the holy Evangelist
of almighty God saith that a pine where now stands a Cedar stake which is proved to be the first
bounder of Horseys chance by Edward Roman was the bounder of the land that did belong to the
negroes or was there division tree and that Steven Horsey allowed the same tree to divide him
and Alexd Mitchell and he heard John Cassadow say that he marked the same tree to or
saw it marked and he heard Alexd Mitchell and Gent Godart acknowledge the same tree to be
the bounder &c further saith that he apprehend the land where the negroes Lived was called
Tonys vinyeard and further saith not                              Signum  p Peter Surman
taken before us this day September 1736                             Geo: Dashiell   (seal)
                                                                                                    Tho.s Gilliss   (seal)

GD  Littleton Townsend
FA  John Bishop
Somerset sst  John Bishop late of Somerset County planter was attached
to answer to Littleton Townsend of a plea of trespass upon the Case &c
And whereupon the said Littleton by Geo: Douglas his attorny
complains that whereas the said John on the second day of september Anno Dom seventeen
hundred and thirty five at Somerset County afd within the Jurisdiction of this Court was indebted

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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1735-1737
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