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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 290   View pdf image (33K)
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         290   Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679.

         Liber CD Octob.r 1679
                 Mandamus then issued to major William Coursey & m.r William
               Bishop of Talbot Co.ty Gen that by the Oaths of twelve &c they
               diligently Enquire what Lands Andreas Alena late of Talbot County
               deced dyed Seized of Returnable without delay.

                 RC     Charles &c To George Godfrey Greeting We Comand
               you that Imediately upon Receipt of this our writt you pay
               unto Elizabeth Beck mother & Guardian of Elizabeth Beck Mary
               Beck and Margaret Beck infants or the bearer hereof the Sume of
               four thousand Six hundred fifty nine pounds of Tobacco Costs
        (fol. 290) adjudged them the Said Eliz.a mary & Margaret Beck by our Court
               of Chancery in a Cause there depending between the Said Elizabeth
               Mary and Margaret Beck Daughters & Coheires of Richard Beck
               deced Infants by the S.d Elizabeth their mother and Guardian
               Comp.lts and you the Said George Godfrey defend.t and hereof
               you are not to faile under the pain Ensueing Wittness our Self dat
      October 1679.

                 RC     Charles &c To Thomas Bland Gent Greeting Where
               as by an Order made before us in our Court of Chancery the
               Sixteenth day of Oct.r Instant in a Cause there depending Between
               Joseph Tilly of Calvert County planter p.It and George Parker Gent
               one of the Attorneys of our Said Court defend.t made upon the Ar
               gueing the Demurrer put in by the defendant to the Comp.lts Bill our
               Said Court upon the reading of the Said Comp.lts Bill & the defen
               dants Demurrer were fully Satisfied that there was So much Scandal
               ous & Criminous matter Couched and Contained in the Same Bill of
               Complaint that the Same was not only not fitt to be Answered unto
           p. 237 by any person whatsoev.r but also that it is not fit that any Scandalous
         (lot. 290) Bill Replete with Such and So many Idle Scandalous and Criminous

               allegations & Suggestions of which if the Said would make
               discovery Should Remain amongst the Records of this Court against
               any pson whatsoever Especially against the defendant who is an
               attorney of this Court and who thereby is Charged with the breach
               of the Oath office and Duty of Attorney and with Practices against
               the Laws for Champtry & maintainance & fraudulent Conveyances,
               Do therefore order that the S.d defendants Said Demurrer put into
               the Said Comp.lts Bill be allowed and the Said Comp.lts Said Bill
               not only Stand dismist, but that the Same be by the Register of this
               Court taken from off the files and Records of this Co.rt for Ever
               and our Court Considering the Laudable Rules & practice of the high
               and Hon.ble Court of Chancery in England that where any Bill Ex
               hibited into the Court of Chancery doth Contain in it any ma [tter]
               Criminall or Scandalous against the Defendant or any other and if
                    and Concern the defendant he may refuse to Answer it and
               the & his Councill whose hand is at the Bill may be punished

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