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Kent County Court, Proceedings, 1718-1720
Volume 833, Page 1   View pdf image
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                                             [March Court] 1717                                [1]
   James Harris Esqr. | Commanded it was to the Sherf of Ke[nt]
             at | County the Twenty third day of November
   Francis Scott— | in the Second Year of his Lord Ships Dominion
   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   &ca. That he take Francis Scott of Kent County
   planter if he Should be found in his Bayliwick and him safe keep So [that]
   he have his body before his Said Lordships Justices of the next Court to be he[ld]
   at our Court house in the Town of Chester in Said County to Answer unto James
   Harris of a plea of Trespass of ye Case And that he have then and there the [Said]
   writ &ca.    .    .    Att which Said next Court vizt. the Eighteenth day of March
   the Same Year last mentioned the day of return of Said writ came Simon Wilm[er]
   Gent~ high Sherf. of Said County and made return thereof in these words thereon
   endorsed as folls. vizt. Cepi Corpus pr Simon Wilmer Sherf-
        And A Declaration being filed when Said writ Issued forth and a Copy -
   thereof Served therewith according to Act~ of assembly in Such case made was
   as folls vizt. Kent County Ss Francis Scott of Kent County Planter Stands attached to Ans[wer]
   unto James Harris of a plea of Trespass of ye Case . . . And Whereupon the afd [Plt]
   by Thomas Bowne his attry: Complaineth for that whereas the afd Deft~ the
   twelth day of November in the Year of our Lord Christ~. One Thousand Seven[teen Hundred]
   and Sixteen at St~. Pauls Parish in Kent County within the Jurisdiciõn of this [Court In ]
   Consideration that the afd Plt~. at ye Special Instance & request of the afd Deft~ had
   then and there Sold and delivered unto the afd Deft~ and to the proper use~ and
   behoofe of the afd Deft~ divers goods and Merchandizes at the Severall Rates and
   prices in an Account hereunto Annexed Specifically Sett forth which in the [whole]
   amounts unto the Sume of one Thousand & fifty three pounds of Merchantable
   Tobacco upon himselfe assumed and to the Said Plt~. then & there faithfully [promised]
   that he the Said Deft~ the afd SUmm of one Thousand & fifty three pounds of—
   Merchantable Tobacco unto the Sd Plt~ when thereunto required would well and [truly]
   pay & Content~ and that whereas also the afd Deft~ afterwds vizt. the afd twelth day of~
   November in the Year afd at the Parish County and Jurisdiciõn afd In Consideration
   that the afd Plt~. at the like Special Instance & request of ye. afd Deft~ had then and -
   there last mentioned Sold and delivered unto the afd Deft~ and to the proper use and
   behoofe of the afd Deft~. diverse goods and Merchandizes as in Said Account Sett forth-
   upon himselfe assumed and to the Said Plt~. then and there last~. mentioned faith[fully]
   promised that he the Said Deft~ So much Merchantable Tobacco as the afd last ment[ioned]
   goods and Merchandizes Sold and delivered as last Said at the time of the Sale and delivery
   thereof at reasonable rates & prices were worth and Amounted to unto the Said
   Plt~. when thereunto required would well and truly pay & Content~ and the afd Plt~
   indeed Saith that ye afd last mentioned goods and Merchandizes Sold and [delivered to ye Plt afore]
   Said at the time of the Sale and delivery thereof at reasonable rates and prices [were]
   worth and Amounted unto the Summ of one Thousand and fifty Three pounds of Merchan[:]
  :table Tobacco in manner and form as in the Said Account~ Sett forth of which the
   Said Deft~. then and there last~ mentioned had Notice Nevertheless the afd Deft his
   Severall [promises and assumptions] afd in forme afd made as to the afd [Summs?]



 
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