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Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 26

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26 March Court 1749

MAY may [sic] be barred from having or maintaining her said action Roger Dixon p Deft But because the Court of the said Lord the now King here are not yet advised to give their Judgment of and upon the premisses [premises] day therefore is given to the parties afsd before the Justices afsd at the Court house afsd untill the second tuesday in February next to hear their Judgment of and upon the premisses because the Court of the said Lord the King nowhere thereof not yet &c on which day before the said Justices of our Lord the King at the said Court house came the parties afsd by their attornies [sic] whereupon all and Singular the premisses being seen & by the Court of the said Lord the King now here more fully understood and examined & mature deliberation thereon had because it seems to the Court of the sd Lord the King now here that the said plea afsd by her the said plt in the manner & form afsd above in replying pleaded and the matter in the said contained are good & sufficient in the Law to maintain the said plt having her action afsd thereof against the said Deft whereby the said plt remains therein against the said Deft undefended wherefore the said plt ought to recover against the said Deft her Debt afsd together with her damages by occasion of detaining the said Debt &c but because it is not known to the Court of the said Lord the King nowhere what damages the said plt hath sustained by reason of the several breaches of the covenants in the said articles of agreement by the said plt above or reply assigned. Therefore to Inquire of the said damages according to the act of General Assembly in that case lately made and provided, let a Jury thereon come before the Justices afsd at the Court house afsd on the second tuesday in March next and who neither &c. to recognize &c. because as well &c. the same day is given to the said plt there &c on which day before the said Justices of the said Lord the King at the said Court house comes the said plt by her attorney afsd & the Jurors of the Jury to wit Charles Brent, Edward Waller, Thomas Munroe, Howson Hooe, Henry Smith, Simon Thomas, Nicholas George, John Foley Snr. Charles Harding, Peter Maury John Hughs and George James being called likewise came and being sworn diligently