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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
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        2  Kent County Court Proceedings, 1648-1656.





         Liber A “The Court ordereth that the defendant shall ask the Wife of the
               plaintiff forgiveness in open court, for the slander, and likewise to
               pay to the woman 500 lbs. of tobacco and cask in satisfaction, with
               Court charges.”

              Hanson, Old Kent, p. 20.
        [foIs. 3-4]      Henry Morgan was one of the Judges at the Court held in the
        month of January, 1650, a. s. Francis Lumbard was sheriff in the
        year 1650. In the month of January, 1650, a. s., Walter Weeks, “of
        ye County of Northumberland,” gave a bill of sale to Geo. Croutch
        of the Isle of Kent County” for one or more cattle upon the Island.”

              Deeds Liber A, pp. 1-2.
         [fol. io] October 2d 1648 Capt Robert Vaughon complaineth against John
               Gresham or his attorney in an action of sixteen hundred pounds of
               Tobacco and Cask and f or this he bringeth his suit
                The Court Ordereth that whereas the Defendant hath not ap
               peared by himself or his attorney having notice sent unto him about
               eight Months since of the Claimes that hath been made against his
               Estate but hath sent a Letter under his hand unto the Plantiff to
               take his Estate and plantation and Cattle into his hands and to make
               sale thereof and to pay himself in the first place, his own perticuler
               Debt being sixteen hundred weight of Tobacco and Cask The Court
               ordereth that the plantiff shall recover the said sufñ of sixteen
               hundred pounds of Tobacco and Cask upon the goods or Chattles
               of the said John Gresham with Court charge of suit. Execution
               granted upon the Estate

              Hanson, Old Kent, pp. 16-17.
        [fol. 12] “At a Court held for this Island the 29th day of January, 1648,
                “Present, Capt. Robert Vaughan, Mr. Philip Conner, Mr.
               Nicholas Browne.
                “Capt. Robert Vaughan, Commander of this Island, complaineth
               against William Laut, planter, for that the said William Laut bath
               uttered divers reviling, and upbraiding speeches against the person
               of the said Capt. Vaughan, and his authority, full of insolency,
               arrogancy, and pride, inciting and animating thereby those people
               committed to his charge to sedition and rebellion, and the lessening
               of his power and authority, for which fact of his, the said Capt.
               Robt. Vaughan requires the said Laut may be censured and pun
               ished, as the foulness thereof shall by this Court be found to
               deserve. Warrant issued.
                “The Court ordered, that the Defendant should confess himself
               sorry for his fact committed in open Court and the action to be
               dismissed.”
        


 
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