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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1760-1763
Volume 543, Page 52b   View pdf image
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                November Court 1760          52
William Furnis    Somerset fst To the Wordshipfull Justices of Somerset County now in
   Petition    Court Judicially Sitting The Petition of William Furnis humbly

   Sheweth that your Petitioner being Possessed of two Tracts of Land, one Calld
Fair Spring the other Double Purchase the Bounds whereof are uncertain and precarious
the Evidences to prove the same being mostly Aged and infirm, Your Petitioner therefore
Prays, that Your Worships would take it into Your Consideration, and appoint
Commissioners to meet on the said Land, and take Depositions in order to perpetuate
the Bounders of the Same, or of Any other Lands on which the Same may Depend
And Your Petitioner as in duty bound will pray              William Furnis
Whereupon Came here into Court the aforesaid Petitioner in his Proper person and
Thereupon the Petition aforesaid being Read and heard and fully understood it is
Considered by the Court here that a Commission Issue to the afd. William Furnis
as by the Petition afd. is praid & that William Jones, Edward Waters senr. Jesse King
& Zorobable King of Somerset County gentlemen be Commissioners and Execute
the same Commission According to Act of Assembly in such Case provided &c.

John Cox    John Cox of Somerset County Inholder Came hereto into Court in
Lycence to    his Proper person & prays that he may be permitted to keep an ordin:
keep    :ary or house of Entertainment in the County afd. At Princes Ann
   Tavern    Town for the use and Conveniency of Travellers and Strangers as to ym.


   Respectively shall ^ meet which is by ye. Court here unto him granted he
giveing Sery as the Law Directs to keep good Rules and orders in his ordinary or house
of Entertainment as afd. &c.
Whereupon the said John Cox together with William Pollit and George Dashiell
of Somerset County Gentlemen his Serys all present here in Court in their proper
Persons Acknowledged themselves Indebted unto his Lordship the Right Honrble
the Lord Propry of the Province of Maryland in Thirty Pounds Current money of sd.
Province of their Bodies Goods or Chattles Lands and Tenements Joyntly and severally
to the use of his said Lordship his Heirs and successors to be made and Levied
if it happen that the said John Cox do not keep good Rules and orders & do suffer
Idle Loose and Disorderly Persons to Tipple game and Commit Disorders or
other Irregularities in his Ordinary or house of Entertainment Contrary to the
true Intent and meaning of the Act of Assembly in Such Case made and Provided
and so forth &

Jonathan Nichalson    Jonathan Nichalson An orphan of his Own free
Bound to    Consent is Bound out by the Court here an apprentice
William Tully    According to Act of Assembly in Such Case provided unto William

   Tully of Somerset County house Carpenter untill he the said
Jonathan Nichilson Should arrive at the age of Twenty one Years the said Jonathan
Nicholson to Serve his said Master the full term afd. during which term the said
apprentice his said Master well and faithfully he shall serve his secrets keep his
Commandments Lawfully and honestly every where willingly he shall doe and
in all this as a good and faithfull apprentice he shall Demean himself towards his


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