At this term, “The Town of New Bern being generally infested with Small Pox, which rendered it dangerous for those who have Business in Court to attend, the Court ordered all Business to be continued over from this to the next succeeding term.”
At this term the Judges were Samuel Ashe, Samuel Spencer and John Williams.
Indictments for “Misprision of Treason,” and
State vs. Joseph Killett. “Indictment for Horse stealing, upon which Indictment the said Joseph Killett was found Guilty, and the Court passed the following Sentence, to-wit: That the said Joseph Killett be taken from Court, and thence
(Three other sentences similar to the above at this term.)
This Court appoints the following Commissioners of Forfeited Estates: Lewis Welch, David Hall and Joseph Bell, agreeable to Law passed in January last.