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Somerset Judicial Records 1692-96, Abstracts with Selected Transcriptions
Volume 535, Page 119  
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MSA C 1774-12


68 ~  12 November 1695, Court Convenes; Commissioners present: Francis Jenckins, James Dashiels, Thomas Dixon, Matthew Scarbrough, Thomas Newbold, Samuel Hopkins, George Layfield, James Round, Edmund Howard, Capt. John King (See Transcription)

68 ~ Sheriff presents Grand Jury: Richard Chambers, Rowland Beavins, Stevin Costin, John Franklin, John Panter, William Jones, John Jones, William Bowen, Nicholas Ervins, Nicholas Conewelly, Alexander Thomas, John Kellam, Miles Gray, James Rawley, William Fausett, Samuel Jones, Charles Williams, Thomas Pollett, Thomas Wilson, Charles Hall, John Turpin, Charles Fausett, William Stevenson, Teague Riggen, Sen.

69  ~  Grand Jury is sworn in and charged.

69 ~  Coroners called: Lt. Col. John Winder, Mr. Edmund Howard, Capt. John King, Mr. James Round.

69 ~  Constables called:

Thomas Dashiels, Constable of Wiccocomico

James Givan, Constable of Nanticoke

William Waller, Constable of Mony

Edward Wheeler, Constable of Manokin

William Wilson, Constable of Annimessex

John Broughton, Constable of Pocomoke

John Purnell, Constable of Mattapony

Thomas Powell, Constable of Bogatee Norten

69 ~  Constables make nominations for successors; following are appointed for ensuing year:

John Waters, Constable for Annimessex

Francis Thorowgood, Constable of Pocomoke

John Polke, Constable of Manokin

Thomas Walter, Constable of Mony

William Stacy, Constable for Wiccocomico

Thomas Larramore, Constable for Nanticoke

Thomas Purnell, Constable for Bogatee Norten

Alexander White, Constable for Mattpony

69 ~  Various documents read in Court: 

Laws made at last Assembly

Proclamation prohibiting transportation of  corn, etc (see f. 98)

Proclamation concerning persons leaving the Province (see f.96)

Order impowering Justices to make rules of Court (see f.99)

Order to report to Governor on compliance with order concerning trials, etc. (see f.100)

Order concerning Ministers, Vestry Churches etc (see f.69)

Order concerning Justice’s dissent in Court (see f.99)

Order concerning Vestrymen giving total account of proceedings

70 ~  John Hamlin, son of George Hamlin, judged to be 3½ years old; apprenticed to Widow Turvile, relict of William Turvile, until age 21; to receive one year schooling and heifer at age 12.

70 ~  Petition of Alice Hall, relict of Charles Hall; asks Court to review indenture of James Smothers, son of James Smothers; Courts confirms the indenture, to serve Hall; Smothers consents.

70 ~  Court adjourns for the the day.

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