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Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
January 06, 1706
Volume 01, Pages 649-652

[Records of Perquimans Precinct Court.]

Pequimins—ss Att a Court held att the House of Mr Dennis Macclendon the 6th day of Jany Anno Dni 1705-6
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The Worpll Francis Foster Esqr Justice
The Worpll Captn James Coles Esqr Justice
The Worpll Willm Bartliffe Esqr Justice
The Worpll John Stepney Esqr Justice
The Worpll Dennis Mclendon Esqr Justice
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A Deed of Sale from Arthur Carlton to Gilbert Goodale acknowledged in Court & ordered to be recorded.

A power of Attorney from Catharine Carlton to Capt John Stepney proved in Court by the oath of Thomas Snoden & Ordered to be recorded.

Rebekah Baily Comitted & now in Custody of the Marshall for the unlegally receiving Six pair of Buttons of the Estate of Mr Thomas Peterson of A certaine Negroe Woman belonging to Willm̄ Glover Esqr confesses the Same.

Ordered That the Sd Rebeka Baily be punished by receiving five Strokes on her bare back And upon the Sd Rebekah Bailyes Submission.

Ordered that she be remitted from the abovesd Order

A Deed of Sale from Francis Tomes Sen to Thomas Pierce William Bogue Isaac Wilson & Gabriell Nuby acknowledged in Court & Ordered to be recorded.

A Deed of Sale from Francis Tomes Sen. to John porter Esqr acknowledged in Court & Ordered to be recorded.

A power of Attorney from John Porter Esqr to Isaac Wilson prov'd by the Oath of Caleb Caleway & Orderd to be recorded.

A Will of Joseph Pierce provd by the Subscripc̄ons of Timothy Cleare Thomas Wensloe Timothy Wensloe.

Isaac Wilson by his Subscripc̄on proves Rights to Twelve Hundred acres of Land by the Importac̄on of Mary Boasman Eliz: Boasman John Morris Richd Ruckman Negroe Phebe Indian Mall Negroe Patt Negro Maria James White 2 Anne Barker George Baits 2 my wife Rebekah Ratcliffe George Rice Richd Gove Simon Alderson Joseph Canerle Richd Turner Wm Barnstable John Hooks Isaac Ricks & Abraham Ricks.

Upon Petic̄on of Ralph Boasman praying to prove Eight Rights is admitted & proves Rights to Four Hundred acres of Land by the Importac̄on of himselfe 3 times for his wife for Eliz: Boasman & 3 times for Saml Boasman.

A Power of Attorney from John Cartwright to Arnold White provd by the Oath of Arthur Carlton & Ordered to be recorded.

A Deed of Sale from Arnold White Attorney of John Cartwright to Arthur Carlton acknowledged in Court & Ordered to be recorded.

Upon Petic̄on of Saml Bond praying to be admitted to prove Eight Rights is Admitted & proves Rights to Four Hundred acres of Land by the Importac̄on of Saml Bond Eliz: Bond Mercy Bond Susannah Bond Eliz: Bond Mathew Potter Sarah Johnson & Luke Grace.

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Saml Charles prsents Nathaniel Nicholson overseer of the High Wayes in his Room for the year Ensuing,

Orderd That he be thereunto Impowered by A Warrt to him directed.

Caleb Caleway prsents John Wyatt overseer of the High wayes in his Room for the year Ensuinge,

Orderd that he be thereunto Impowered by A Warrt to him directed.

By A Reference from the last Court John Hopkins Comes to prosecute his Suite agt Andrew Rosse & Richd Leary Executr of the last will & Testamt of Cornelius Leary Deced in A Plea of Debt & Complaines for four pounds & Ten Shillings in Clean Drest fresh Porke And John Norcom Attorney of Richd Leary appeares And for plea Sayth that the Bill is not provd according to Law & prayes A Nonsuite And the Sd Bill being provd by the Oath of Thomas Norcom,

Orderd That Richd Leary Executr &c pay the Sume of four pounds & ten shillings in Clean Drest fresh porke with Costs als Exō.

An Assignmt of A Deed of Sale from Arthur Carlton to Gilbert Goodale acknowledged in Court & Orderd to be recorded.

Richd Davenport Comes to prosecute his Suite agt Thomas Clarke in an acc̄on upon the Case & declares for Three pounds Five Shillings & Six pence

And the Deft by Captn James Coles his friend prayes a Reference to the next Court which is granted.

A Deed of Sale from John Parrish to John Nuby acknowledged in Court & Orderd to be recorded.

Upon Peticon of James Nuby praying to prove Six Rights is Admitted & proves Rights to Three Hundred acres of Land by the Importacon of John Nuby Magdalen Nuby John Nuby Eliz: Nuby & James Nuby 2 & assignes the Same in open Court to Isaac Wilson.

Upon Peticon of Saml Bond praying to prove Three Rights is admitted & proves Rights to one Hundred & Fifty acres of Land by the Importac̄on of Henry Grace James Hurt & William Bruing, & assignes the Same in open Court to Isaac Wilson.

Richd Houghton Comes to prosecute his Suite agt Henry Norman in an acc̄on upon the Case & Complaines for Two pounds Seventeen Shillings & Eight pence And the Deft Came not And the plt prayes an Attachmt agt the Defts Estate which is Granted.

Richd Houghton produces an acct agt Henry Norman for the Sume of Two pounds Seventeen Shillings & Eight pence & proves the Same by his Oath.

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Richd Houghton produces An Acct agt Richd Leary for the Sume of Three pounds & Ten Shillings & proves the Same by his Oath

FFRANCIS FFOSTER
JAm COLES
WILLIAM BARCLIFT
JOHN STEPNEY
DENNIS MACCLENDON