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Kent County Criminal Court Records, 1728-1734
Volume 567, Page 268   View pdf image (33K)
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268                                   March Court 1731

Mathias Day and John Page Sworn to the Grand Jury against Richard Davis

John Lee and William Flinn Sworn to Date against Peter Green Jun.r

Thomas Chandler Sworn to the Grand Jury

T. f.
His Lordship
       ag.t
Rich.d Davis
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 Richard Davis late of S.t Pauls Parish in the County afd
Labourer the tenth day of March Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred
thirty and one at the parish afd in the County afd within the Jurisdicion of this Court in and
upon John Page in the peace of God and of the Said Lord prop.ry then and there being
with force and Arms an assault did make and him the Said John then and there did beat
wound and evilly treat So that of his life it was much dispaired and other harms to him
then and there did to the great damage of the Said John and against the peace of the Said
Lord prop.ry his good rule and dignity &c.a
Test John Page Mathias Day Obadiah Fisher     On the Same bill was endorsed as foll.
Billa Vera p Edw.d Worrell foreman

    And the afd Richard Davis in his proper person comes and Saith that he cannot
gainsay the Indictment afd So as afd against him brought nor but that he is guilty of
the assault above upon him imposed as by the afd Indictment it is alledged And thereupon
Submits to the Court                Therefore it is Considered by the Justices here to wit
at a Court held for Kent County at the Court House in the Town of Chester in Said County on the
third tuesday in March being the twenty first day of Said Month Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred
and thirty one That the afd Richard Davis pay the Sum of One hundred pounds of Tob.o
to His Lord Ship &c.a as a fine for Committing the assault afd in form afd Confest and
also it is Considered that the afd Richard pay the Sum of four hundred and twenty
Seven pounds of Tobacco cost accrueing on the premisses afd to the officers of this Court

Rachel Robinson Sworn to the Grand Jury against Robert Mullin

T. f.
His Lordship
        ag.t
Rachel Robinson
Kent County fs  The Jurors for the right honourable the Lord prop.ry
that now is for Kent County afd upon their Oath do present that Rachel
Robinson late of S.t Pauls Parish in the County afd Spinster the tenth
day of May Anno Dom. Seventeen hundred thirty and one at the
Parish afd in the County afd within the Jurisdicion of this Court did Committ fornication
with a person to the Jurors afd unknown and did permit the Same unknown person then
and there to have carnal knowledge of her body and to begitt then and there a bastard child
on the body of her the Same Rachel to the high displeasure of Almighty God to
the Evil 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 made and provided
Test John James  On the back of Same bill was endorsed True bill p Edw.d
Worrell foreman
                            And the afd Rachel in her proper person comes and Saith
that She cannot gainsay the Indictment afd So as afd against her brought
nor but that She is guilty of the fornication above upon her Imposed as by the
afd Indictment is alledged and thereupon Submits to the Court    Therefore it is


 
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