Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 195
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195 November Court 1752
At a Court continued & held for Stafford County 15th. November 1752
Present} Mott Doniphan, Peter Daniel Henry Fitzhugh & Francis Thornton } Gentlemen
On Petition of William Garrand leave is given him to build on the Court House Lot of this County to keep an Ordinary & that his Petition be recorded. ~ Psent [Present] John Peyton Gent.
In the Suit on Petition between Richard Randall Plt. & John Payton deft. Gent Judgment is granted the Plt. for two hundred & fifty pounds of Tobacco & Costs.
In the Suit on Attachment obtained by John Peyton Gent. against the Estate of James Minges the sd. Peyton produced a Note of Hand for six hundred pounds of crop Tobacco, and an Account of the sd. Minges for three pounds two Shillings & seven pence current Money & made Oath thereto whereupon its considered by the Court that the sd. Peyton recover the same of the sd. Minges & his Costs by him in this behalf expended. And the Sherirff having made return that he had attached one Gun it's thereupon ordered that he sell the same according to Law, to satisfy the sd. John his Judgment therewith if there money enough arising by such sale to do the same & that he make report to the next Court.
In the Action of debt between Cain Withers Plt. & Barnabas Williams deft. the deft. not appearing Judgment is granted the Plt. against him & John Hamilton, & George Waters his Securities for what of the Sum sued for in the Declaration shall appear to be justly due unless the Deft. do appear at the next Court & answer the Pltf's.Action,
In the Action of Trespass upon the Case between Harry Piper Plt. & Jeremiah Carter an alias Capias is ordered against the deft. returnable to the next Court.
In the Action of Debt between Harry Piper Assignee of Richard Jackson Plt. and Jeramiah Carter, an alias Capias is ordered returnable to the next Court.
In the Action of debt between Samuel Courtney Plt. & Jeremiah Carter deft. the deft. not appearing on Motion of the Plt. by his attorney an Attachment is awarded to him against the defts. Estate for fifteen hundred pounds of Tobacco & Costs returnable to the next Court.
The Action of Trespass upon the Case between Barnabus Williams Plt. & Cain Withers deft. is dismist the Plt. paying the deft. his Cost by him about his defence in this behalf expended.
In the Action of detinue between Barnabus Williams Plt. & Cain Withers deft. is dismist, the Plt. paying the deft. his Costs by him about his defence in this behalf expended.