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Somerset Judicial Records 1692-96, Abstracts with Selected Transcriptions
Volume 535, Page 143  
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MSA C 1774-12

68 ~† [12 November 1695] Opening of November Court

At a Court held for the County of Somerset in the Province of Maryland by his Matíies Justices of the Peace the 12th day of November in the 7th year of the reign of Sovereign Lord King William the Third over England this anno Domini 1695

Comírs Present ~† Mr. Fra Jenkins, Mr. Ja- Dashiels, Mr Tho Dixon, Mr Matthew Scarborough, Mr Tho Newbold, Mr Sam Hopkins, Mr Geo Layfield, Mr Jas Round, Mr Edmd Howard, Capt Jno King

Court Called† ~† This day the Sheriff made return of the Grand Jury as followeth (viz) Richard Chambers, Rowland Beavins, Stevin Costin, Jno Franklin, John Panter, Wm Jones, John Jones, Wm Bowen, Nic. Evins, Nic. Conowelly, Alex Thomas, Jno Kellam, Miles Gray, Ja- Rawley, Wm Fausett, Sam Jones, Charles Williams, Tho. Pollett, Thomas Wilson, Charles Hall, Jno Turpin, Charles Fausett,Wm Stevenson & Teague Riggen sumoníd but exempted from serving.

The foresd Grand Jury being Called did all appear, was then sworn upon the Holy Evangelists according to the form and then the Charges as usually was to them read and so was sent forth upon his Matíies acct.

The Coroners were then Called viz Lt Coll John Winder, Mr Edmund Howard, Capt John King, Mr John Browne

The Constables were then called, viz

Thomas Dashiels Constable for Wiccocomico Hundred

James Givan Constable forNanticoke Hundred

Wm Waller Constable for Mony Hundred

Edward Wheeler Constable for Manokin Hundred

Wm Wilson Constable for Annimessex Hundred

John Broughton Constable for Pocomoke Hundred

John Purnell Constable for Mattapony Hundred

Thomas Powell Constable for BogateeNorten Hundred

and the Severall Constables above sd put into Court the Severall písons for the Court to make Choice of and the Woríll Court made Choice of these Several písons for to be Constables for this present year following (viz)

John Waters Constable for Annimessex Hundred

Francis Thoroughgood Constable for Pocomoke Hundred

John Polke Constable for Manokin Hundred

Thomas Walter Constable for Mony Hundred

William Stacey Constable for Wiccocomico Hundred

Thomas Larramore Constable forNanticoke Hundred

Thomas Purnell Constable for BogateeNorten Hundred

Alexander White Constable for Mattapony Hundred

Then was read the Laws made last Assembly -

Proclamation read prohibiting the Transportation of Corne

Ditto Concerning písons leaving the Province & going to Southerd

Ordín from Assembly read impowering Justices to make rules of Court

Ordín read to return answers to Governor & how business was dispatched in obedience to Ordín formerly directed relating to Loyalls

Order read Concerning any Justices dissent in Court

Order read concerning the Vestrymen to give acct of total proceedings

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Somerset Judicial Records 1692-96, Abstracts with Selected Transcriptions
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