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Proceedings of the Provincial Court, 1677-1678
Volume 67, Page 420   View pdf image (33K)
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                  420       Provincial Court Proceedings, 1677/8.

            Liber N N  said Imployers or Creditorrs & all other demands touching the same
                   Wittnes my hand & seale this 8th day of May Anno Doni 1678.
                   Sealed & deld in the prsence of   Marke Cordea (sealed)
                    Wm Crosse John Duncombe

                      The Deposicon of Robert Crosman made & attested att St Maryes
                      this twenty fifth day of March Anno Doni 1678.

                    Robert Crosman Comandr of the good Shipp called the Vine
                   maketh Oath, that one Christopher Williamson & Eliza Royall both
                   now Servants unto Robert Graham & Ann his now wife being Exx
                   of the last Will &c of George Macall came into this Countrey with
                   me Servants, in the good Shipp called the Antilope of Liverpoole,
                   & upon my arrivall into the river of St Maryes, the aforesaid George
                   Macall deceased came on board the aforesaid Shipp called the Anti-
                   lope bargained & agreed with me for the aforesaid two Servants
                   which I Sold unto the aforesaid Ueorge Macall in the absence of
                   one Mr John Addison then partner, for to serve the full tyme & terme
                   of foure yeares from & imediatly to comence & begin from the
                   thirtieth day of June in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand
                   six hundred seventy foure, & so to continue as Servants unto the
                   aforesaid George Macall for the full tyme & terme of foure yeares
                   each from that day until the said foure yeares shall expire & noe
                   longer And further saith, that there were Indentures on the two
                   aforesaid Servants for the terme of foure yeares each to serve from
                   the day aforesaid which are accidentally missing & lost out of my
                   hands This I doe averr to be true, & more saith not
          Sworne before me Wm Calvert              Robt Crosman
                    Which being read & heard, Itt is the opinion of the Court here
                   this day to witt the thirteenth day of June in the third yeare of the
                   Dominion of Charles Lord Baltemore &c Annoq Doni 1678. that
                   the said Christopher Williamson & Elizabeth Royall are free.

                    Upon the peticon of Thomas Bland of Ann Arundell County
                   gentl that he was by bonds of Arbitracon of three hundred thousand
                   pds of tobacco compelled in July last to deliver unto Mr Edward
                   Dorsey all the reall & personall Estate of Nicholas Wyat late of the
                   County of Ann Arundell deceased, except the Plantacon the Petr then
                   lived upon, which said Plantacon the said Dorsey with force entred
                   upon upon which real Estate yor Petr had three Servants of his
                   own proper purchase, which the said Dorsey tooke possession of
                   & kept ever since. That in Novembr last he peticoned the County
                   Court for the said Servants but could not be heard, one of which
               p.  Servants named John Booth by the said Dorseys misuseage was
                   caused to run away & voluntarily drown himselfe. one other Serv
                   ant named Alice was by the said Dorseys misusage brought to a

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