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Kent County Criminal Court Records, 1728-1734
Volume 567, Page 294   View pdf image (33K)
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294                                                June Court 1732

bastard Child on the Body of her the Same Mary to the high Displeasure of Almighty God
to the Evill Example of all others in Such case offending Contrary to the peace of the Said Lord
prop.ry that now is his good rule and Government and against the form of the Act of
Assembly in Such case Lately made and provided

    On the Same bill was endorsed as foll. viz.t  Billa Vera p Edw.d Worrell foreman

    And on the third tuesday of June being the fifteenth day of Said Month Anno Dom. Seventeen
hundred and thirty one  The same Indictm.t was Continued untill the third tuesday in Aug.st
next

    At which Said third tuesday in August being the Seventeenth day of Said Month Anno
Domini Seventeen hundred and thirty one  The afd Indictment was Continued untill the
third tuesday in Nov.r then next ensuing

    At which Said third tuesday in Novemb.r ^y.e year last mentioned^ the afd Indictm.t was Continued untill the
third tuesday in March and likewise Cap.s Issued returnable to the Same third tuesday in
Nov.r

    At the third tuesday in March to which the afd Indictm.t was Continued and Capias to y.e
Same Court returnd Non Est Inventus:  And at the afd third tuesday in March being the
twenty first day of Said Month Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred and thirty one  The afd
Indictment was Continued untill the third tuesday in June then next foll.

    At which Said third tuesday in June being the twentyeth day of Said Month
Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred and thirty two Came Then the afd William
Nevill and in his proper person Saith that he Cannot gainsay the Indictment afd
So as afd against him brought nor but that he is guilty of the premisses above against
him in the afd Indictment mentioned of Committing the fornication as above And thereupon
Submits to the Court     Therefore it is Considered by the Justices here to wit
the Same day last mentioned That the afd William Nevill pay the Sum of thirty
Shillings Current money as a fine for Commiting the fornication afd in form afd Confest
and also it is Considered That the Same William pay the Sum of three hundred
Seventy Seven pounds of Tobacco costs accrueing on the premisses afd to the officers
of this Court &c.a

    Ordered by the Court here that the Sherf of Kent County keep the afd William Nevell
Shall make Satisfacion for the costs and Charges afd    Thereupon came
into Court Daniel Perkins of Said County and Saith that he will pay the afd cost and
Charges to whom they are due for the afd William Nevill

    Ordered by the Court here That Surety be gave for to keep the Country Indemnified
from and charges that hath or Shall accrue by means of the afd fornication
and begitting the afd Child

                                        Thereupon Came Daniel Perkins of the afd Kent County
Millwright And Acknowledged himself indebted to the right honourable the Ld
proprietarie in the Sum of five thousand pounds of Tobacco to be paid to
the Same Ld prop.ry his heirs and Successors to be made and Leveyed on his
body Goods and Chattles Lands and tenements Conditionally That if the
afd Child Shall not be keept from of the County and also Shall indemnify
the County Kent from all the charges that hath or Shall hereafter
Accrue by means of the Same wherewith he acknowledges himself to
be therewith Content
                                                                                Jam.s Smith Clk


 
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