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Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
October 10, 1704
Volume 01, Pages 612-613

Att a Court held for the prcinct of Pequimins att the House of Dennis Macclendon the 10th day of October Anno Dni 1704
prsent The Worp
ll Francis Foster Esqr Justice
James Coles Esqr Justice
Willm Bartlett Esqr Justice
John Stepney Esqr Justice
Timothy Clare Esqr Justice

A new Comission being published the Court Satt & the members tooke the usuall oaths appointed by law

An Assignmt of A Deed of Sale from Richd Burtenshall acknowledged to David Harris & orderd to be recorded. And Priscilla his wife relinquishes her Right of Dower of the Plantacon & land Specifyed in the Sd Deed of Sale

An Assignmt of a Deed of Gift from John Foster to Elizabeth his wife acknowledged to John Davenport & orderd to be recorded.

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An Inventory of the Estate of Samuel Swann dec̄ed prsented in Court & Oath made to the Same by Mary Swann Administratrix dec̄d's Estate & ordered to be recorded.

A Deed of Sale acknowledged from John Davenport to Alexander Raye & Ordered to be recorded.

A Deed of Sale acknowledged from Wm Bogue to Wm Nuby Isaac Wilson John Pricklove & Wm More & Orderd to be recorded

John Bateman prsents Thomas Mercer overseer of the High Wayes for the year ensuing.

Orderd that A Warrt be directed to the Sd Thomas Mercer Impowering him thereto

Lawrence Megne prsents Samll Phelps overseer of the High wayes for the year Ensuing,

Orderd that A Warrt be directed to the Sd Samll Phelps Impowering him thereto

Upon Petic̄on of Nathanl Sutton praying to be appointed Guardian of Richard Sutton Orphan & Son of George Sutton dec̄ed.

Ordered that the Sd Peticon be rejected.

Ordered that Isaac Wilson & Joseph Smith Apprise A Mare of the Estate of Thomas Hancocks Deced And that the same be putt in the possession of Wm White for the use of the sd Hancocks Orphans and that the sd Wm White give in security for the sd Mare att the next prcinct Court.

A Power of Attorney from Wm Williams & Susannah his wife to Dennis Macclendon provd by the Oath of Thomas Snoden

A Deed of Sale acknowledged from Dennis Macclendon Attorney of Wm̄ Wills & Susannah his wife to Tho: Norcom and ordered to be recorded.

An assignmt of a Deed of Sale from Tho: Norcom to Thomas Snoden acknowledged in Court & orderd to be recorded.

Upon Peticon of Captn James Coles praying to prove Rights to two hundred & Fifty acres of Land by the Importacon of himselfe John Brock, John Falconar Edward Daniel Pison & Charles an Indyan & is admitted.