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Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
January 11, 1697 - January 13, 1697
Volume 01, Pages 478-485

[Records of Perquimans Precinct Court.]
AT A COURT HOLDEN FOR THIS PrCINCT AT Ye HOUS OF THOMAS NICHOLS THE SECONT MONDAY IN JANERUARY 1696-7

prsent
Mr Caleb Calleway
Capt Ralph ffletcher
Mr John Godfrey
Mr John Barrow
Mr Samuel Nicholson

James Oates vars Thomas Nichols

In a plea of ye sd Nichols not appearing ye Shrefe confessed Judgmt ordered that John Stepney pay to James Oats three pound three Shillings and fower peence with cost.

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Upon A petic̄on of Alexsander Lillington Shewen that John Tweger Is Indepted to him two pound foorten shillings And He Haven obtained Attachment Against ye Estate of Sd Tweger And no Repreve Apearing ordered that ye Marshall Make Sale of ye estate Apraised According to Law for ye defraymt of of this debt With Cost.

Samuel Pricklofe prove A bill of Thomas Hasel And Thomas White for five pound in pork ordered that Thomas Duren Exceter to ye Sd Hassel pay ye Sd Pricklofe five pound in pork with Cost

ffrancis Segrave proved five Rits for five persons transported into this county Whoes Names are under Wretten viz himselfe, Lucretia his Wife Thomas his Sonn ffrancis his Soon William Powel.

John Dunston proved three Rits whoes names are under Wreten viz himselfe ffrancis his Wife Sarah Moore

Dianah White petic̄on ye Court Shewen that Thomas Hossell is Indebted to hir one pound Seven Shillings And Shee proved hir Account ordered that Thomas Duren Exceter of ye Sd Hosel pay to ye Sd White one pound Seven Shillings

Sarah Johnson vars Edward Homes in a plea . . . . . . . . . Court Referd it to ye Jure ye Jure On their othes say thay find for ye plaintef Seven hundred pound of tobaco And Caske ordered that Edward Homes pay to Sarah Johnson Seven hundred pound of tobaco & Cask with Cost.

Thomas Speight proved tenn Rits Whoes Names ar under Wretten viz himselfe Richard Mallone Nich Perru John Morres Elizabeth Morres John Morres Juner William Morres Mare Morres Nathaniel Rave Fone a Negro

Charles Scot Proved fower Writs for fower persons transported into this County Whoes Names are under Wretton viz himselfe Mary Scoot Elizabeth Scot Charles Scot on for his Servetue

Denis Meclenden proved aleven Rits Whoes Names are under Wretten viz himselfe Charles Cafen Mary his Wife Margaret Dun Dennes Dun Rebecka Carpender Elisabeth Mackclenden Brient Mackclenden Dennes Mackclenden ffrancis Mackclenden Thomas Mackclenden

John Oden proved Six Rits for Six persons Whos Names are under Wretten vis Himselfe Ann his wife Ann his Daughter Jan his Daughter Mary his daughter Rachel his Daughter.

Abraham Williams proved fower Rits whoes Names are under Wretten vis himselfe Anne his Wife Edward Williams John Williams.

Thirlo ffee vars Peter Jones In a plea of ye Case ye Sd Thirlo ffee not Apearing ordered that he be Nonsuted And pay Cost

John Hopkins vars John Lewes ye Sd Lewes Not Apearing Ordered that ye Sd Lewes pay to John Hopkins two pound Nineteen Shillings & three

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peence in Country pay And twenty three bushels of Indian Corn with Costs als Exec.

Upon A peticon of John Watts Shewen . . . . Grifen is Indepted to Him eigh pound thirteen Shillings And he haven obtained Attachment Against his Estate one third part of A Curnen being Atached ordered that ye Marshall make Sale of ye third part Aprased Acorden to Law And pay to ye Sd Watts eigh pound thirteen Shillings with Cost Mr Caleb Calleway Alex Lillington George Ames being Opinted Apraisers.

The Court Rejornd till to Moro Mornen eight aclo

John Hawkins acknowledg A deed of Sale for three Hunded Acres of Land to Mr John Godfry.

Steven Manwaren Acknowledg A ded of Sale for two Hundred Acres of Land to James Pareshen.

James Pareshen Acknowledg a ded of Sale for two Hundred and fifty Acres of Land to Stephen Manwaren.

Collom fflyn Proved A Letter of Aturnney of Jonathin Jonses by ye oths of James Parishen Esekell Mawdle

Collom fflyn Acknowledg A bill of Sale to Stephen Manwaren As Aturnney to Jonathun Jones.

ffrancis ffoster proved Six Rits Whose names are under Wretten William ffoster John ffoster Elisabeth ffoster ffrancis ffoster Jeane Swetman a Negro Hanna

Christefer Butler vars Stephen Manwaren in a plea of dept ye sd Manwaren Haven No declaracon ordered that ye sd Butler be nonsuted and pay Cost.

Upon a Pticon of John Stepney shewen that Thomas Nichols is indebted to him five pound eigh Shilling & fower peence he haven obtained Atachment Against his Estate And Severall goods With ye book of accounts Atached ordered that ye Marshall Make Sale of ye goods Apraised acorden to Law And pay to John Stepney his Just dept of five pound eigh Shillings & fower peence with Cost of Sute.

Upon a peticon of Mager Samuel Swann Shewen that Thomas Nichols is Indepted to him one Hundred . . . . . . eighty pound of poork And he haven obteined against ye Estate of Thomas Nichols And Severall good atached With ye books of accounts ordered that ye Marshall make Saile of ye estate apraised acorden to Law And pay to Mager Samuel Swann his dept of one hundred & eighty pound of poork With Cost.

Upone the petitione of James Frigatt by an attachment Against the Estate of Thomas Michoals for four pounds Four Shillings and three pence ordered the said Frigatt be paid out of the said Nicolls Estate Four pounds four shillings and three pence with Cost of Sute Alias Executione.

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Upon A peticon of ye Honrbl Thomas Harve Esq And Debty Govener Shewen that Thomas Nichols is Indepted to him Nine pound two Shillings in poork And he haven obtained Attachment Against ye estate of ye sd Nichols And ye book of Accounts being atach ordered that Nine pound two Shillings & one peny halfe peny with Cost of Sute be paid to ye Honble Tho: Har.

Upon A peticon of ffrancis Tomes Esq Shewen that Thomas Nicholes is Indepted to him one pound fifteen Shillings And eigh peence And he haven obtained Atachment Against ye estate of ye sd Nickols And ye book of Accounts being Attached ordered That one pound fifteen shilling And eigh peence With Cost of Sute be paid to ffrancis Tomes Esq

John Hopkins vars John Piearce

In A plea of dept ye defendant confessed Judgment ordered that John Piearce pay to John Hopkins three pound aleven Shillings And Six peence With Cost Ales Exce

Isaak Roaden vars John Piearce

In a plea of dept ye plaintef Not Apearing ordered that Isaak Roden be Nonsuted And pay Cost Ales Excecution.

John Lilly vars Stephen Manwaren

In a plea of dept ye declaracon being Not Signed ordered that John Lilly be Nonsuted And pay Cost.

Upon A petic̄on of Thomas Peirce Shewen that Thomas Nichols is Indepted to him two pounds fower Shillings & fower peence And he haven obtained Attachment Against ye Estate of ye Said Thomas Nichols And ye books of Accounts Attached ordered that Thomas Peirce be paid two pound ffower Shillings & fower peence with Cost of Sute.

Upon A petic̄on of Charles Crommelen Shewen That Thomas Nichols is Indepted to him Seven pound Nine Shillings And aleven peence And he haven obtained Attachment against ye Estate of ye Said Thomas Nichols And ye books of Accounts being atached ordered that Charles Cromelen be paid Seven pound Nine Shillings & aleven peence with Cost of Sute.

Upon A petic̄on of Boas Bell Shewen That Thomas Nichols is Indepted to him teen pound eigh Shilling And teen peence And ye books of Accounts being Atached ordered that Boas Bell be paid his Just dept of teen pound Eigh Shillings And teen peence With Cost

Upon A petic̄on of Ralph ffletcher Juner Shewen that Thomas Nichols is indepted to him five pound for ye youse of his ffather And he haven obtained Atachment Against ye estate of ye Said Nichols & ye

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books of Accounts being atached ordered that Ralph ffletcher Juner be paid five pound With Cost

Upon A petic̄on of Richard Appowen Shewen yt Thomas Nichols is Indepted to him aleven pound eigh Shillings and he haven obtained Atachment Against ye Estate of ye Said Thomas Nichols And ye books being Atached ordered That Richard Appowen be paid Aleven pound eigh Shilling With Cost of Sute.

Upon A petic̄on of Majer Alex Lillington Shewen that Thomas Nichols is Indepted to him fifteen pound one Shilling & three peence And he haven obtained Atachment Against ye estate of ye Said Thomas Nichols And ye books of Accounts being Atached ordered that Majer Alex Lillington be paid fifteen pound one Shilling & three peence With Cost of Sute the Cour is Ajurn till to morro Eigh of ye Cloc

Joseph Comander Iturnney to Hennery Silver of ould Ingland Marrener vars Jacob Peterson upon his Assumption in a plea of ye Case ye Court referd to ye Jure and he ye Said Comander haven no Letter of Aturney ye Jury on thare oath Say they find noe Caus of Action ordered that Joseph Comander pay Cost Ales Excycution

Upon a petic̄on of Peter Jones Shewen that he hath paid nine shilling for ye yous of Thomas Norcom to Thomas Nichols ordered that Thomas Norcom account be discharged

Nicholas Simmons vars George Mathes in a plea of dept ye Said Mathes Not apearing ye Marshall craved a refference ordered that he may Have A refference.

Upon A petic̄on of George fferdice Shewen that he hath Atended ye Court fower dayes two in going and Coming.

Ordered that Nicholas Simmons pay to George ffirdise Eigh Shillings And fower peence.

Upon A petic̄on of J. Peirce Shewen that Thomas Nichols Is Indepted to Him two pound Sixteen Shillings And he Haven obtained Attachment Against ye Estat of Thomas Nichols And ye books of accounts being attached ordered that John Peirce be paid two pound Sixteen Shillings With Cost.

Upon A petic̄on of Joseph Smith Sheweth that Charles Mackdanel is Indepted to him fower pound fower shilling and teen peence And he haven obtained Attachment against ye Estate of ye Sd Mackdanel And ye plantac̄on And House being Atached ordered that Joseph Smith be paid his dept of fower pound fower Shillings With Cost of Sute

Upon a petic̄on of John Pirkens shewen that he Maid a Crop With ye Said Nichols And he was to Have a third part of evere thing that

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Was Maid by ye Crop ordered that John Pirkens have A third part of ye to backco.

Upon A petic̄on of John Lilly Shewen that Charles Mackdanel is Indepted to him Seven pound Nine Shillings And fower peence And he haven obtained Attachment Against ye Estate of Charles Mackdanel and ye Plantac̄on and hous being Attached ordered that John Lilly be paid his dept of Seven pound Nine Shillings And fower peence With Cost.

Upon a petic̄on of John Stepney Shewen that Charles Mackdanel is Indepted to him one pound three Shillings and ffower peence and he haven otained attachment Against ye Estate of Charles Mackdanel And ye Cattel and Hoggs being Atached ordered that John Stepney be paid his Just dept of one pound three Shilling and ffower peence With Cost of Sute

Upon a petic̄on of Robart Beasley Shewen that Charles Mackdanel is Indepted to Him Seven pound and five peence And he Haven obtained atachment against ye estate of Charles Mackdanel and ye Cattel and Hoggs being atached ordered that Robart Beasley Seven pound and five peence With Cost of Sute.

John Lilly vars Thomas Houghton

In a plea of dept thare being a falt in ye declaration order that John Lilly be Nonsuted and pay Cost.

Upon a petic̄on of Christefer Butler Shewen that Charles Mackdan is indepted to him seven pound eighteen Shillings and he Haven obtained atach against ye Estat of ye Said Charles Mackdanel and ye Cattel and Hoggs being atached ordered that Christefer Butler be paid his dept of Seven pound eighteen Shillings With Cost.

John Hopkins vars George Mathes

In a plea of ye Case ye sd Mathese not apearing ye Marshall craved a reference ordered that It be referd.

Upon a petic̄on of Mr Caleb Calleway Shewen that Thomas Nichols is indepted to him thirty one Shillings and five peence and he Haven obtained atachment against ye estate of Thomas Nichols and ye books of accoun being atached ordered that Caleb Calleway be paid his dept of thirty on Shillings & five peence With Cost

Upon a peticon of William Lacy Shewen that he was bound for Charles Mackdanel in a bond of teen pound for his appearance at this Court and he haven departed this County ordered that he be paid What he shall make apeare to be damnefied With Cost he Haven obtained atachment against ye estate of ye sd Mackdanel

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Upon a peticon of Joseph Web Shewen That Thomas Nichols Is Indepted to him two pound Eighteen Shilling and he haven obtained atachment against ye Estate of Thomas Nichols and ye books of acounts being atached Ordered that Joseph Web be paid his dept of two pound Eighteen Shilling With Cost.

Upon a peticon of Albart Albartson Sener That Thomas Nichols is indepted to him five pound fower Shillings and Six peence and he haven obtained atachment against ye estate of Thomas Nichols and ye book of accounts being atached ordered that Albart Albertson be paid his dept of five pound fower Shillings and five peence With Cost of Sute

CALEB CALLAWAY
RALPH FFLETCHER
JOHN GODFREY
SAMUEL NICKOLSON

March The 19 Anno 1696-7 James ffugeett Recorded his Mark being a Crop And A Hole In ye Right Eare and In ye Left a crop and a Slet in ye Crop and in ye Same Eare an under Keel and an over Keele.

Know All Men by these prsents that I Jonathan Jones of pascotank have & hereby doe order & Apoynt My Trusty & Well beloved freind Collumb fflyn for to appeare At Any Court here, After held ffor ye prsink of pequimons to Acknowledge ye Saile of A Certine track of Land & Plantation that by Pattine fformerly belong unto Charles Mackdanill & Since Sould by the Sd Charles to Stephen Manwaring & by Me purchased ffrom the Sd Manwaring & Since by Mee Sould unto ye Sd Stephen Manwaren Agine & for your Soe doeing this Shall bee to you A Soficient Warrent As Witness My Hand & Seale october ye 14 1696

Test
ye mark of
James X P. Peresho
Nicholas X Johnson
his mark
ye mark of
Esekel X Moyle
Jonathan Jones X
Proven in Court ye 13th day of
Janewary 1696-7
Test per
John Stepney Cler
Recorded March 26th Anno 1697 per
John Stepney Cler

Albemarle Know All Men by these presents that I Thomas Lepper doe hereby Constitute And Appoint My trusty freind Mr Caleb Calleway My true And Lawful Attorney for Me And In My Name to Appeare At ye Court of ye prcinct of Pequimons And thare acknowledgment to Make of a Certaine deed of Sale Made from me ye Sd Thomas Lepper unto Thomas Long of A Certaine plantacon & Land Situate In Yawim Creeke in ye prcinct Afore Sd And I doe Here by Ratefy And Confirme

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wt My Sd Attorney Shall by vertue of these prsents doe therein And ye Same doe hold to be good And firme In Law As if I My Selfe had In person performed ye Same Witnes My hand and Seale ye 5 of December Ano Dni 1694

Signed Sealed And delivered In prsents of
Thomas Gough
Thomas T S Stephens
W. Glover
Tho: Lepper X
Proven in Court ye 13 day of
Janewary 1696-7 by ye oath of
Tho: Stephens
Test per
John Stepney Cle
Recorded March ye 26 Anno 1697 per
John Stepney Cler.