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Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 50

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50 July Court 1750

At a Court held for Stafford County July the 10th of 1750

present { Richard Foot, Peter Daniel, Francis Thornton & Traverse Cooke } Gentlemen

Henry Fitzhugh Gent. took the oath & subscribed the test [illegible] H. Fitzhugh is ordered to be certified.

A Power of Attorney to Roger Lydon proved by one of the witnesses thereto is Ordered to be certified

Robert Sturdys Inventory & sworn to by the Exrs. & admitted to Record.

The Inventory of the Estate of George Williams dec'd being returned is admd [admitted] to Recd [Record].

Maxwell and others their power to Burgess & Douglas proved by the Witnesses thereto is admitted to Record.

Anthony Strother made oath to his account against James Hughs which is ordered to be certified.

Stuart & others their Power of Attorney to Wright & Douglas proved by the Witnesses and admitted to Record.

Beaty's Power of attorney to Blackburn proved by the witness & admitted to Record.

The Inventory and appraisment of the Estate of Gilson Berryman being returned is admitted to Record.

Sarah Berryman, Widow of Gilson Berryman being returned is admitted to Record.

Sarah Berryman, Widow of Gilson Berryman decd came in to Court & renounced her claim & right to the Legacy given her by her Husbands Will.

A Decleration of Elizabeth Waller, Widow of Charles Waller Gent. decd being proved by the witnesses is admitted to Record.

Robert Burgess made oath to his accounts against Anthony Thornton & William Drew, which is ordered to be certified.

Orson a negroe Boy belonging to John Ralls adjudged to 10 Yrs of age.

John Pebbles a servant boy belonging to John Payton adjudged to 15 Yrs of age.

Ordered that John Pebbles serve his master John Payton according to Law for 90 lb of Tobo. [Tobacco] paid for taking him up when runaway.