Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 39
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39 April Court 1750 The action of Trespass Assault & Battery Between William Thomas plt And William Bowling Deft is Dismist. . In the action of Detinue between Joseph Combs plt & Henry Dawson Deft. The Deft for plea Saith that he don't detain, the Plt Joined the Issue & the trial thereof is refered till the next Court..
In the action for Trespass upon the Case between Andrew Ross plt & John Hogg Deft., a Jury to wit, Nathaniel Gray, Charles Harding, William King William Ross, James Oneal, Thomas Wignall, John Mary Charles Brent Joseph Combs, John Short, Howson Hooe & Henry Smith were sworn to Enquire of Damages brought in their Verdict in thes[e] Words. We of the Jury find for the plt twenty pounds Damage. Howson Hooe foreman which Verdict at the plts motion is admitted to Record & Its considered by the Court that the plt recover of the said Deft the said twenty pounds damage by the Jurors afd in their Verdict afsd assessed & his Costs by him in this behalf expended.
The Indictment against William Johnson Thomas Lacy Jnr. & Saml Kelly is Dismist.
In the action of Detinue between John Graham Gent plt & Hannah Baylis a Jury to wit Balwin [Baldwin] Dade, Joseph Combs, Thomas Green, John Payton Franklyn Latham Thomas Price, Alexander Doniphan, Thomas Hay John Thomas Nathaniel Gray, Thomas Crafford & Andrew Kenny were sworn to try the Issue Joined who brought in the verdict in these words We of the Jury find for the plt the Horse Declaration mentioned as five pounds & three pounds damage for detaining Baldwin Dade foreman which Verdict at the plts motion is admitted to Record & Its considered by the Court that the plt recover of the said Defendant the Horse afsd or five pounds as the value of the said Horse & three pounds for detaining by the Jurors afsd in their Verdict afsd assessed & his Costs by him in this behalf expended.
The action of Trespass between Nathaniel Gray plt & Benjamin Duncomb Deft is continued at the Defts Costs till the next Court.
The action of Trespass upon the Case between Andrew Munroe Gent & Coy plts & John James Deft the Deft not appearing on the plts motion an attachment is awarded them against the Detts Estate for ten pounds & Costs, returnable to the next Court .