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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
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                 626    Charles County Court Proceedings, 1662-1666.

            Liber B    Confirmation of his debt subpened John Hall and John Price who
                  Swaer that thay see Peeter Glenister deliuer a bill of seauenteen
                  hundered pounds of tobacco to Roger Dickeson as his Act and deed
                  and further Saye not
                   Roger Dickeson upon oath declareth that Peeter Glenisters Crape
                  amounts unto thirteen hundered ninghty seauen Pounds of tobacco
                  according to the best light that the stilliards woold giue him and
                  further sayeth not
                   Whearupon the Attachment is Continued by the order of this Court
                  untill the Next Coort

                   Mt Thomas Mathews Mr Joseph Harrisson and Mr Walter Beane
                  are nominated for the Gout to elect a Sheriff out of

                      [p. 528] The forman of the Jury
                     Edward Swan
                     George newman Peter CareGils Tomkinson
                     Will Hinsey   Jo: WarlandJames Hussey
                     Tho Gibson    And: WardJoseph Cooper
                                   Jno SmallThomas Stone

                   You are hearby Required to sarch and Diligently to see how a
                  saruant of MT Francis Popes and which way hee might come P his
                  Death to the best of your knowledge and schill

                   Thomas Abbot Sworne and Examined in the face of the Jury say-
                  eth as Concerning the death of a saruant of Mr francis Popes that
                  upon the seauenteenth day of this present mounth Jan: 1664 that
                  Thomas Greenhill was faling of a tree and the Neger of Mr Popes
                  and this deponant a falling of an other and Thomas Greenhill tree
                  fell part of the way and lodged upon an other oake then sayd Tho:
                  Abbot to the Negro let us go looke sum more trees and fall them out
                  of the ground and let Thomas Greenhill Lope them and Thomas
                  Abbot went further with his Axe upon his shoulder: so the negro
                  standing by the stompe of the other tree that Thomas Abbot fell sayd
                  hearing of the tree Crake Lord bless us what ayleth the boy so
                  Thomas Abbot Ran and seeing the boy lung on the ground lifted
                  him up thincking that the blood might strangle hime and sayd for
                  Christ sake Thomas Greanhill speake but hee coold not

                   The Verdict of the Jurie whos names are aboue written beeing
                  upon owr oaths and hauing searched out to the utmost of owr
                  powers and knoledges to know how Tho Greenhill Came? his death
                  wee find that hee came accedentallie and for want of Care the tree
                  fell on him and killed him
             


 
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