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Minutes of the General Court of North Carolina
North Carolina. General Court
March 30, 1714 - April 06, 1714
Volume 02, Pages 148-150

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[From Records of General Court.]


North Carolina ss
at a Genll Court held for ye province afsd at the house of Capt Jno Hecklefields in Little River the last Tuesday in March Anno Domini 1714

Present
The Honble John: Pettiver Esqr Justice.
The Honble Antho: Hatch Esqr Justice.

The Court is adjourned Till to Morrow: Morning Ten of ye Clocke

Wednesday Ten of ye Clock the Court meett

Prsent: Capt Jno Pettiver Esqr Justice
Thomas Miller Esqr Justice
Antho Hatch Esqr Justice

The Court is adjourned till Monday next being the 5th of Apprill

Monday the Court Mett accordingly

Prsent: John Pettiver Esqr Justice
Antho Hatch Esqr Justice

The Court is adjourned till ye Morrow Ten of ye Clocke

Tuseday Ten of ye Clocke the Court Meett & Satt

prsent The Honble
Capt Richd Sanderson Esqr Justice
Capt Jno Pettiver Esqr Justice
Thomas Miller Esqr Justice
Antho Hatch Esqr Justice

Capt Richd Sanderson: Esqr one of the Justices for the body of this Govermt Tooke & Subscribed the Severall oathes by Law appointed together wth ye oath of a Justice and Took his place at ye board

Richard Booth of ye prcinct of Chowan Came into Court by Edwd Moseley his attor wthout writte by Edward Mosely his attor: and confest Judgmt to The Honble Thos Pollock Esqr for ye Sume of: 18£ 12s 4d wth Costs

Ordered that the Said Richd Booth: pay unto The Honble Thos Pollock Esqr the Said Sume of 18£ 12s 4d wth Cost according to specialty alias Excon

Capt Richd Sanderson acknowledged a Convayance of 400: acres of Land Lying in Little River to Thos Robison

Ordered to be Registered

Joseph Peggs: Came into Court & proved an accot upon oath agt the Estate of Thos Snoden Dec̄ed: for ye Sume of 2£ 7s 0d

A Will of Richard Devenports Dec̄ed was proved in Court by the oath of Capt John Pettiver who likewise Swore he Saw Joseph Green: Signe the Same as an Evidente thereunto

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It is Ordered that all persons bound over by Recognizence to this Court be and are hereby continued to the Court in Course and all Juryes Impanled are thereupon Dismist from further attendance at this Court

Coll Thos Boyd Esqr Comes to prōs his Suite agt Thos Collings in a plea of Debt and Saith the he ye Said Thomas Doth owe & Stand Justly Indebted to ye plt ye full Sume or quantity of 20 bushll of Indian Corne per Warr The Deft was Called and Came not Whereupon ye plt afsd pray'd an ordr agt the Marshall

Ordered that ye Marshall of Albermarle County have the body of ye Said Thomas Collings at the next Genll Court alias Judgment agt the Marshall

and the Marshall prayed an attachmt agt the Estate of ye Deft wch was Granted

A power of attor: from Mary Spellman to Augustine Scarbrough was proved in Court by the oath of Mr Thos passingham by vertue of wch Said power the Said Augustine Scarbrough acknowledged a Convayance of 300 acres of land more or less lyeing the fork of ye Creek: known by the Name of Lakares Creek unto Robert Harman

Ordered that ye Said Convayance together wth the Said Power of attorney be Recorded

Mr Willm Vaughan Came into Court & proved an accot upon oath: agt the Estate of Mr Thos Snoden Dec̄ed for ye Sume of 3; 15; 9—

And now here at this Court Came Willm Lewis and moved that the Marshll would bring forthe body of Coll Willm Brice according to ordr of ye last Court wherein haveing failed the plt moved that Judgment might be Confirm'd agt the Said Marshall according to ye afsd order

Ordered that ye Marshall of ye County of Bath: pay unto Willm Lewis the Sume of £14: with Costs according to Specially alias Excon

upon motion of Richard Smith by Danl Richardson his attorney Shewing that being arrested on ye Court Day: Contrary to the Law of this Land by one Lewis Conner of virga wherefore prayes the benefitt of an act Intitled (an act) arrests prohibitted on Certaine Dayes) wch act being read and argued: on both sides: and thoroughly Considered by the Court here it is oppinion of this Court that the Said arrest is Insufficient & Invalled and thereupon it is

Ordered that the Said Richard Smith be Discharged from the said arrest

Goodlatt Extrix agt Nickollson in Ejectmt of Lands & Tenemts in ye prcinct of Pequimons in ye County of Albermarle

and the Said Deft by Edwd Bonwicke his attor Comes and for plea Saith Non Cull: and thereupon it is ordered the Marshall: that he Cause to Come at the next Court in

Course Twelve &c whome &c̄: by whome &c̄: who Neither &c̄:

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Charles worth Glover by Edwd Moseley his attor: Comes to prōs his Suite agt Emanl Cleave late provost Marshall of ye County of Bath in a plea of Trespass upon the Case and Dec̄lar as per Warr: and the Deft by Daniel Richardson his attōr Comes & Saith That ye plts acc̄on afsd ought to abate for the Insufficiency & uncertainty of ye Dec̄la filed agt this Deft by the plt wch being argued & Considered by the Court here it is their oppinion that the Said acc̄on ought to abate and it Doth hereby abate

James Minge Excutor &c: of Mathias Giles agt Ralph ffletcher & Jane Morgan Exrs of James Morgan Deced in Case

and the Said Defts by Edwd

Moseley there attorney Comes and Saith the acc̄on afsd ought to abate because no profite Con Curia in the plt Decla is Mentioned

Ordered that the writte abate

James Minge: Exr &c: of Mathias Giles agt Wm Lacy in Case

and the Said Deft by Edwd Moseley his attor Comes and Saith the plts acc̄on afsd ought to abate

because no pro: fite Curia in the Decla is mentioned

Ordered that The writte Doe abate

Thos Johnson assigne of Moses Reynaud Exr &c of Benja: Reynaud Dec̄ed agt John Mixon in Debt

and The Said Deft by Edwd Moseley his attor: Comes & Saith The acc̄on afsd ought to abate by

reason no pro fite Con Curia in the plt Decla is mentioned

Ordered that The acc̄on Doe abate

And: then the Court adjourned to The Court in Course

RICHd SANDERSON
ANTHO: HATCH