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Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 40

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40 April Court 1750

The Ejectione Firma between Thos. Turp plt. & Henry Fitzhugh Deft for Lands & appurtenances in the Parish of Overwharton in this County which Henry Tyler Gent. Demised to the plt. for a Term &c. as is set forth in the Declaration The survey in this suit not being finished, It's ordered that they proceed therein & that this suit be continued till the next Court.

In the Suit on Information brought on the behalf our Lord the King against Andrew Kenny a Jury to wit Nathaniel Gray, Charles Harding, William King, WIlliam Rose, Henry Smith, James Oneal, Thomas Wignall, John Mauzy, Charles Brent, Howson Hoor, Josephn Combs & John Short were sworn to try the Issue Joined who brought in their Verdict in these words We of the Jury find for the Deft which verdict at the Defts motion is admitted to Record & this Suit is Dismist.

The Ejectione Firme between Thomas Turf Lessee of Hugh Adie & Martha his Wife plts. & Mason Combs Defendt abates by the Defts Martha's Death

In the suit in Chancery between Samuel Seldon Gent Compt & Diana Wheler George James & Mary his wife & George James the Younger (by Henry Tyler who is appointed his guardian) Defts. the Defts having put in their answer the Coplt hath time till the next Court to consider thereof.

Upon hearing of a Bill in Chancery brought by Hugh Horton to perpetuate certain Deeds therein mentioned is with the said Deeds ordered to be recorded .

In the action of debt between Nathaniel Gray plt. & John Thomas Deft. a Jury to wit George James, Charles Harding William King William Rose Henry Smith James Oneal Thomas Wignall John Mauzy Charles Brent Howson Hooe Joseph Combs & John Short were sworn to try the Issue Joined who brought in their Verdict in these words, We find for the Deft Howson Hooe, foreman, which verdict at the Defts motion is admitted to record, & It's considered by the Court that the plt. take nothing by his Bill, & the Deft go hence without day & that he recover of the plt his Costs by him about his defence in this behalf expended.

In the suit on petition between Richard Ruttell & Henry Smith plts & James Hunter Deft, Judgment is granted the plts for five pounds by account with costs and a Lawyers Fee.