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Kent County Criminal Court Records, 1728-1734
Volume 567, Page 78   View pdf image (33K)
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78                                                        August Court 1729

being impannelled and Called likewise came to wit Elias Ringgold John Earle John Cooper
Thomas Massey John James Henry Trulock John Woodall Thomas Mahon Augustus Boyer
John Webb Thomas Thackston John Jones who being ^duly^ Elected tryed and Sworn to Say the
truth in the premises upon their Oath do Say that the afd Richard Foulston is Guilty of
the theft book afd in manner and form as in the afd Information is Set forth and by
Elias Ringgold their foreman all So Say        And thereupon the Same was Continued until
the third Tuesday in August next for to file Reasons in arrest Judgment and that the Court
might Thereupon advise

    Att which Said next Court viz.t the third tuesday in August to wit the Nineteenth day
of Same Month Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred twenty and Nine Came again the afd Lord
prop.ry by the Att.ry afd And the afd Rich.d Foulston in his proper person And as Reasons
being fild in the Same Cause And the Court having maturely Considered the premises
Therefore it is Considered by the Court here on the third tuesday in August being the
Nineteenth day of Said Month Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred and twenty Nine at the Court
House in the Town of Chester in Said County That the Said Rich.d Foulston be find the
Sum of One Thousand pounds of Tobacco as a fine for his offence afd according to the
verdict of the Jurors afd And also pay the Sume of Thirteen hundred Ninety three
pounds of Tobacco Cost Accrueing on the premises to the officers of this Court

    And that Josseph Young Sher of Said County keep the Same Richard in Safe
Custody untill the fine and fees afd he Shall Satisfie

    The afd Rich.d Foulston at last June Court entered into Recognizance in the Sum of
twenty pds Sterl for his appearance to this Court and Now at this Court being the third
tuesday in Aug.st and the Nineteenth day of Said Month Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred twenty
and Nine and here to w.ch as was found to app.r and now y.e s.d Rich.d in his prop.r person app.rd
and prayd that the Same Recognizance might be discharged  Ordered by the Court here that the
Same Recogniz.c be Disch.d no person Shewing any Cause to the Contrary  The Same is by this
Court here disch.d

    Dan.l Ferrill being Sumoned as an Evid.c in the Same Cause proves three days
attendance  Ordered by the Court here that Rich.d Foulston pay him the Sume of
Ninety pounds of Tob.o for the Same

    Joseph Butler being an Evidence in the Same Cause proves three days attendance
Ordered by the Court here that Rich.d Foulston pay him the Sume of two
hundred and Seventy pounds of Tobacco for the Same

  His Lordship
          ag.t
William Bonner
Kent County fs The Jurors for the right honourable the Lord
prop.ry that now is for the Body of Kent County afd upon their Oath
do present that William Bonner late of S.t pauls parish in the County
afd labourer the tenth day of June Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred
twenty and eight with force and Arms at the parish afd in the County
afd within the Jurisdiction of this Court fifty pounds of Tobacco  of the goods and Chattles of a
Certain Richard Foulston then and there being found then and there feloniously did Steal
take and bear away Contrary to the peace of the Said Lord proprietarie that now is his
good Rule and Governm.t and against the form of the Act of Assembly in Such Case lately
made and provided
                                                                                            T ffrancis Cler. pac.

    And the Same Indictment was under writ viz.t  A true Bill p Sam.l Wister
                                                                                                                foreman

    And the afd William Bonner in his proper person cometh and Saith that he is not
                                                                                                                        guilty


 
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