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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
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     Kent County Court Proceedings, 1648-1656. 3

    John Winchester, of the Isle of Kent, styles himself “Cord- LiberA
   wainer “. [fol. 13]
    Henry Morgan was Sheriff in Jan., 1648.
       “January 13th, 1648. [fol. 14]
    “I do appoint Jachary Wade to be my lawful Attorney to sue
   for, recover, and receive all debts belonging unto me, and also to
   demand the Lord Proprietary his rent corn, and to give discharge
   for the same, and what my said Attorney shall do therein, I do
   hereby ratify and confirm.         Margaret Brent.
    “Witness my hand,

   Deeds Liber A, p. 2.
    March 22d 1649. Know all Men by these presents that I Robert [fol. 23]
   Downe of the I'le of Kent do hereby assigne and make over unto
   William Body of the same place planter, or to his Assignes all his
   right and Interest of one hundred acres of Land due to him for
   his Transport into this province Anno 1649 witness my hand
   Witness Tho: Pett: Tho: Belcher   Sign
                               Robert Dunn

   Hanson, Old Kent, pp. 19-21.
    “January 22, 1651 Thos. Marsh, gent, his mark of hogs and [fol. .26]
   Cattle :—Both ears swallow-tailed, and no other mark.”

    In the bill of sale from Margaret Brent to Zachary Wade and [fols. 33, 35]
   Edd Claxston, in June, 1649, for a cow she styles herself, “Attorney
   for my brother Giles Brent.” In the gift of “ Marie Brent,” to John
   Deane's son George, of a cow and calf, in 1651, she styles herself
   “Attorney to my brother Giles Brent.”

    “At a Court held at St. Mary's 20th January, Anno Domini 1650,
   Present Governor Wm. Stone, Esqr., Robert Brooke, Capt. John
   Price, Mr. Thos. Genrralt, &c. Upon Mr. Morgan's petition (this
   day exhibited by Mr. Francis Brooke, his Attorney) to he relieved
   for certain fees and charges due to him, who was then Sheriff of
   Kent, by ye late imprisonment of Thomas Bradnox for felony,
   who was acquitted therein upon ye trial, as was alleged; and ye
   question being from whom ye said fees and charges are due; this
   Court is clearly of opinion, and doth order, that Thomas Bradnox
   ye prisoner shall pay such fees and charges belonging to ye Sheriff
   (to be moderated and allowed by ye Commissioners and Com
   mander at Kent), as were duly incurred by reason of ye said
   imprisonment, and he to be at liberty to seek his relief against ye
   prosecutors, being quitted upon ye trial.
   “Copia vera Tho. Hatton Secre.”

        Thomas Marsh  was chirurgeosn  in 1651.[fol. 36]


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