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Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
July 08, 1701 - July 09, 1701
Volume 01, Pages 548-550


July 1701

At A Court Holden At ye House of Capt Anthony Dawson for ye prcinct of Piquimons ye Secont tuesday In July being ye 8 day 1701
prsent Capt Ralph ffletcher Judg
Mr Samuel Nicholson Justice
Mr John Barrow Justice
Mr ffrancis ffoster Justice
Mr Isack Willson Justice
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Isack Willson Proved A Letter of Aturney of Henery White by Samuell Nicholson

The Honll Henderson Walker vars Abraham Hobs

In a plea of debt ye Sd Hobs Cofesed Judgment ordered that Abraham Hobs pay to ye Honll Henderson Walker fower pounds twelfe Shillin In poork With Cost Ales Excecution

Juliana Lakar and Ruth Laker Proved A Will of Beniamen Laker by ye Oathes of Richard ffrench And Elisabeth Steward Debro Thuston John More vars Daniel Snooks

In a plea of debt ye Court Referd It to ye Jury ye Jury on thare oath Say thay find for ye Plaintef too Cow & Calf and thirty Shilling dameg With Cost of Sute ordered that Daniel Snooks pay to John More too young Cows and Calfe and thirty Shilling dameg With Cost of Sute Ales Execution

Epaphroditus Benton vars Daniell Snook

In a plea of debt ye Court Referd It to ye Jury ye Jury on thare oathes Say thay find for ye Plaintef on young Cow and Calfe And twenty Shillings dameg With Cost of Sute Ales Excecution

Coll Robart Quarry Plaintef declares against Abraham Hobs defendant in a plea of debt ye sd Hobs Confesed Judgment ordered that Abraham Hobs Pay to ye sd Quarry Six Hundred Waite of ffresh Poorke and nine Hundred Waite of good Sound Marchantabel to Bacco and Cask Ales Exce With Cost of Sute

Robart ffendall proved a Letter of Aturney of William ffryly and Grase His Wife and Thomas Blunt and Mary His Wife

Robart ffendall Aturney to William ffryly and Grase His Wife and Mary Blount and Thomas Blount acknowledg a deed of Sale for Land to James Coles Aturney to Edmond Peirce

Anthony Alexsander and Ann His Wife acknowledg a deed of Sale of Land to ffrancis Beasley

Anthony Alexsander and Ann His Wife acknowledg a deed of Sale for Land to Thomas Harvy

Archbill Homes Aturney to William Barrow and Elisabeth His Wife acknowledg a deed of Sale for Land to John Hopkins

Upon a Petic̄on of Robart Inkrsone Shewen that Walter Sestions is ded Haven Made No Will ordered that Robart Inkrsone that married ye Rellock of ye sd Sestions Have Adminestration of ye goods and chattels Walter Sestions Haven give bond and Securitie for ye Same

John ffalconer acknowledg a letter of Aturney to Thomas Norcom ordered that John Stepney and William White and Thomas Houghton be apraisers of ye Estate of Walter Sestions & bring an Inventore to ye Next Court

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Juliana Laker's Maken choys of Capt ffletcher and Mr John Barrow and Isack Willson to be apraisers of Beniamen Lakers Estat ordered that Capt Ralph ffletcher and Mr. Barrow and Isack Willson apraise ye sd Estat and bring an Inventory to ye next court and to devid ye sd Estate between Ruth Lakers and ye Widdo Lakers.

James ffugeet vars Thomas Stephens

In a plea of ye Case ye Court Referd It to ye Jury ye Jury On thare Oathes Say thay find no Caues of action ordered that James ffugeet pay Cost

Upon A petic̄on of John Pricklo Shewen that ffrancis Bedson Lay Sick At His A Long time And At Last dide And ye Sd Pricklo Buried Him At His on Cost And Charg ordered that What thare Was In ye Sd Pricklo Custodie of Bedsons Estate He May Keepe for His Satisfaction

The Court AJoyrnd till Nine of ye Clock to Morro

The Court Met In order to ye AJoyrment

Upon A petic̄on of Richard ffrench Shewen that He Has Atended ye Court on day An Evedence for the Honll Presedent Henderson Walker upon Hobs Is bill ordered that His Honor pay to ye Sd ffrench too Shillings & Six pence With Cost Ales Exce

Ordered that William Lacy be overseer of ye High Wayes from L P to ye Head of ye River brigg

Ordered that Samuel Passons be overseer of ye High Wayes from Suttens Crick to ye yousall plas In Littel River

Ordered that Gabrill Newby be overseer of ye High Wayes from ye Casseltons Crick to ye Siprus Brigg And from R P to Lawrence Magoes

Upon A Petic̄on of Thomas Norcom Aturney to Mr Thomas Blunt Shewen that ffrancis Bedson Is ded Haven Maid No Will ordered that Thom Norcom Have Adminestration of ye goods And Chattels of ffrancis Bedson He Haven give bond Security for ye Same

RALPH FFLETCHER
JOHN BARROW
SAMUEL NICKOLSON
ISAAC WILLSON