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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1740-1742
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        August Court                   1740                  2

is damnifyed twenty pounds Curr.t money of Maryland and thereof she brings suit &a  And she brings into Court here the testamentary
letters of the said Benj.a to her in due form of Law by Neh King Gent Deputy Commissary of the said County granted which
testify &a                                                                                                             pledg.s &c J Doe R Roe

                         A Copy of the foregoing declaration was made and sent to be served on the defend.t in Order for Speedy Tryall

Att which day here Came the aforesaid Elisabeth Hollond by her attorney afd and the sheriffe to wit John Henry Gent now here
returned that he had taken the aforesaid Edward Clark whose body here at this day he had ready to answer the aforesaid
Elisabeth Holland of the aforesaid plea as to him it was Commanded               And further the aforesaid sheriffe returned that
he had served the aforesaid Edward Clark with a Copy of the declaration above said According to Act of Assembly in such Case
provided &.a                                                                  Whereupon Came hereinto Court the said Edward Clark in his proper person
and thereupon the said Edward at the prayer of the aforesaid Elisabeth ^adjudged to give special bail to the action af.d but is^ Committed into the Custody of the Sheriffe for want
thereof &a and afterwards in the Same Court Came a Certain William Dolby of the County aforesaid Taylor in his proper person
and undertook for the said Edward Clark [Likewise the said Edward Clark present herein Court in his proper person ^as af.d^ assumed
upon himselfe) that if it should happen that Judgment in the plea aforesaid should be rendered for the same Elisabeth
against him the said Edward or that he the same Edward should be therein Convict that then he the said Edward should pay
and satisfie unto the same Elisabeth the Judgment of the Court thereupon or render his body in Execution of such Judgment
to the prison of the Sheriffe of the County aforesaid in Satisfaction thereof or that he the same William Dolby will do the
same for him &a    thereupon the said Edward is discharged from the Commitmt aforesaid &a

             Whereupon the said Edward Clark by William Arbuckle his attorney Cometh and defendeth the force and Injury
when &.a  And the afd Elisabeth prays that the aforesaid Edward to her declaration aforesaid may answer  Whereupon the
aforesaid Edward hath day to him gibven by the Court here untill thursday the third day of this term to answer &a and the same
Edward at the same day solemnly Called Came not nor the same attorney of the aforesaid Edward for the same Edward nothing
thereof Saith in bar or preclusion of the action af.d of the afd Elisabeth by which the same Elisabeth remaineth thereof
undefended            By Reason whereof the same Elisabeth her damages by occasion of the premisses against the aforesaid Edw.d
Ought to recover      Whereupon at the prayer of the aforesaid Elisabeth and by the assent of the same Edward the Justices
here according to act of assembly in such Case thereof Lately made and provided assessed the damages of the same Elisabeth by
Occasion of the non performance of the promise and assumption aforesaid ^beyound her Costs and Charges by her about her suit in this part Expended^ to twelve pounds Eleven Shillings and three pence
Curr.t money of Maryland
                                              Therefore it is Considered that the aforesaid Elisabeth Holland Executrix of the
aforesaid Benjam,in Holland Recover against the afd Edward Clark her Damages aforesaid to the aforesaid Twelve pounds Eleven
shillings and three pence Current money of Maryland by the Justices afd in form aforesaid assessed as also three hundred and
Sixty five                                                            pounds of tobacco for her Costs and Charges to the same Elisabeth at her request by
the Court here adjudged and the aforesaid Edward in Mercy &c

William Whittington
Edward Rownd
Command was given to the sheriffe of Somerset County that he Should take Edward

Rownd Late of Somerset County Gentleman if he should be found in his Bailywick and him should
             safe keep so that he might have his Body before the Justices of his Lordships County Court of Somerset to be held at

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