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Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 118

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118} May Court, 1751.

joined the Issue, & the tryal is referred till the next Court. The suit on the Attachment obtained by Thomas Porter agst. the Estate of Edward Bush is dismist, & the sd. Porter ordered to pay to the sd. Bush his Costs by him about his Defence in this behalf expended.

In the Suit on Information brought by Moseley Battaley Gent. on behalf of our Lord the King against William Howard for retailing Liquors without Licence the sd. William for Plea saith he is not guilty, the sd Moseley joined the Issue & the Tryal is referred till the next Court.

In the action of Trespass Assault, & Battery between John Fitzpatrick Pet. & Richd. Fristoe, & Grace his Wife Defts, the Defts, for Plea say they are not guilty the Plt joined the Issue & the Tryal is reffered till the next Court.

In the Action of Trespass Assault, & Battery between John Fitzpatrick Plt. & Richard Fristoe Deft. the Def't. for Plea saith he is not guilty, the Plt.joined the Issue, & the Tryal is referred till the next Court.

In the Action of Trespass Assault & Battery between Daniel [Foard?], an Infant & David Ford his next Friend Plt. & James Battoe & Winifred his Wife Defts . the Defts. for plea say they are not guilty with Leave to give the special Matter in Evidence the Plt. joined Issue & the Tryal is referred till the next Court.

In the suit on the Attachment obtained by John Peyton & George Waller acting Exers. of the last Will & Testament of Charles Waller Gent. decd. against Daniel Matheney the sd. Daniel came into Court & confessed Judgment to the sd John & George for two pounds twelve shillings, it's therefore considered by the Court, that the sd. John & George recover the same of the sd. Daniel, & their Costs by them in this Behalf expdd.

In the Suit on Petition between Daniel Mathene Plt. & Benjamin Strother & Margaret Chapman Exers. of the last Will & Testament of Taylor Chapman decd, is dismist & the Plt. is ordered to pay the Defts their Costs by them about their Defence in this behalf expended.

Ordered that Daniel Matheny pay James Oneal jurnr. one hundred & twenty five pounds Tobacco for five Days attendance as an Evidence for him against Chapman's Executors.

Ordered that Daniel Matheny pay John Ramay one hundred & twenty five pounds of Tobacco for five Days attendance as an Evidence for him against Chapman's Executors.

Ordered that Daniel Matheny pay Margaret Murray one hundred & twenty five