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Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
July 13, 1703
Volume 01, Pages 579-581


July 1703

Att a Court held att the house of Captt James Coles the 13th day of July 1703 for the prcinct of Pequimins
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Captt Ralph ffletcher EsqrJustice of her Maties peace.
Mr ffrancis fforster EsqrJustice of her Maties peace.
Captt James Coles EsqrJustice of her Maties peace.
Captt Jno Stepney Esqr Justice of her Maties peace.

Richard Burthenshall being Attorney for his wife priscilla wth himselfe acknowledges a tract of Land unto Jno Yatts and his Assignes ordered the same be recorded

Arthur Carelton by a Petition prays administration on the Estate of Thomas Cuttlett as nearest of kinne by marriage of his Mother and is denyed.

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Anne Jukeson widd & relict of Robert Jukeson lately dec̄d by a Petition prays an order for proveing a verball will of the said Robert Jukeson by the Evidences of Jno Long Jno Stacy & Margery White who being Sworne & Examined averr that the said Robert Jukeson on his death bedd was in perfect Sence & memory & did then give & bequeath his reall & personall Estate unto the Said Anne his wife—making her only and Sole executrix wch Said Will is allowed to be good and Authenticke.

Mary ffisher widd & relict of James ffisher decd produces an Inventory of Appraisemt of the Estate of the said James ffisher attesting the same to be full & Just acct except some things excepted in the said Inventory. The said Mary ffisher likewise produces an acct of seaventeene pounds and thirteene shill disbursemts out of ye Estate of the said James ffisher attesting the same to be payd or legally due.

Anthony Alexander and Anne his Wifes acknowledge a pcell of land unto Thoms Evins and his assignes desiring the same may be recorded.

Richard Davenport acknowledges a pcell of land unto Jno Davenport praying the same may be recorded.

Jno Davenport acknowledges a pcell of land unto Richd Davenport his father dureing life and prays the same to be recorded.

James ffoster by a Petition requests leave to prove five rights (vizl) two for himselfe Hannah fforster Samll Wright & Mary White and is granted

Garrett Pursell proves an acct of three pounds and Six pence agt Mr Jno Pettivour and haveing had an attachmt agt the estate of the said Jno Pettiver & a Mare & Colt being attached Ordered that Thomas Norcum Caleb Calloway appraise the said Mare & Colt and pay unto the Sayd Garrett Pursell his said debt of three pounds and Six pence wth Cost and the overplush to returne to the said Jno Pettiver if any be.

Upon a Petition of Jno West brother in Law to the Orphants of Lewis Alexander & Ester Knight praying for two Orphants (vizl) Lewis Alexander & Emanuell Knight ordered that the said Jno West take the said orphants into his Care and Custody wth all their Estates & portions belonging to them the Plantation excepted The Said Jno West giveing Sufficient Security for the Said Estates and the plantation to remaine in the hands of Edward and Danll Pysong for the terme of five yeares from hence to come they keeping the Same in good repare & at end of the terme delivering it up unto the said Jno West tenantable & in good repaire & provided the said Edward and Danll Pysong shall leave the partes before the expiration of the said terme the said Edward & Danll Shall before such departure deliver up the Plantation as aforesaid.

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Wm̄ Hall and Wm̄ Padderton Comes to prosecute their Suite agt Mrs Juliana Lakers The said Juliana Lakers not appearing an ordr is prayed agt the Marshall

Ordered the Marshall bring the body of the said Juliana Lakers to the next Court als Judemt to be confirmed.

Ordered that Joshua Calloway be overseer of the high ways in the roome of Jno Wyatt.

and Wm̄ Long in the place of Peter Jenet.

Captt Cole proves himselfe the lawfull Attorney of Mr Walter Craddock—by the Oathes of Henery Spring & Mary Coles

RALPH FFLETCHER
FRANCIS FOSTER
JAMES COLES
JOHN STEPNEY