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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657
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          410 Court and Testamentary Business, 1654.

         

         

         

         Liber B. mr     Robert Brooke Esq plft mr Phenwick is Dismist in the Differ-

                 Cuthbert Phenwick deft ence depending from the last Court to

               this and the Said Brooke not prosecuting, mr Phenwick is

               allowed his full Cost of Suit.

         

                 Attachment is Granted unto Richard ffoster against the Es-

               tate of Colonell ffrancis Yardley.

         

                 Whereas by Act of Assembly a County Court is to be

               Erected in the County of Marys & Potomock and that the

               most Convenient place is at the House of John Hamond for

               the keeping of the Said Courts, and that he the Said Hamond

               hath undertaken to build forth with a Sufficient Court house

               at his own Cost and Charges It is therefore Ordered that

               Licence be granted to the Said Hamond for retayling of wine

               and Strong Liquors and that he Likewise undertake to provid

               a ferry for the Convenient passage of people over Newtowne

               River

               Alce Griffine plft   The Court hath granted a refference

               Cornelius Cannady deft   unto Cornelius Cannady to the next Court

         

               in the difference depending between the Said Cannady and

               Alce Griffine with Consent of both parties.

          

                       It is ordered That John Hodgine and John Gram-

               Constables mer are to be Constables for the North Side of

               Putuxent & Ishmeall Wright Constable for the South Side, &

               ffrancis Billingicy to be Constable for the Clifts & to be at the

               next Court to take their Charge of the office of a Constable.

         

                 Ishmael Wright aged 40 years or thereabouts Sworne and

               Examined Saith. That mr Eltonhead being at yor Deponents

               house one Night fell in discourse about Phillip Hyde and

               Henry Bullin, Concerning their Land that they were Seated

               on, mr Eltonhead Said that he had five thousand acres of Land

           p. 639   to take up there, and Said he could take away that Land

               which they were Seated on, and we answered and Said, that

               they were honest men, it were pitty to take it from them and

               he Said Soe, two Good Labouring honest men, I do not intend

               to Molest them, for I have intended already where I will begin

               to Survey upon the Clifts and I Shall fall Short of them And

               further Saith not        the mark of

                                    Ishmael R Wright

         

                 Peter Joy aged 26 years or thereabouts Sworne & Examin'd

               Saith that your Deponent went about to build a house for

               Cornelius Cannady which Samuell Griffine was to pay for, and

         



 
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