Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 262
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262} March Court, 1754.
deft. for Plea saith he do'nt [sic] detain the Plt. joined the Issue & the Trial is referred till the next Court.
In the Action of debt between Wiliam Hunter Plt. & John Hamilton Gent. deft. the deft. came into Court & confessed Judgment to the Plt. for twenty eight Pounds sixteen Shillgs. it's thereupon considered by the Court that the Plt. recover the Same of the sd. deft. & his Costs by him in this behalf expended: But this Judgment is to be discharged (the Costs excepted) on Payment of fourteen Pounds eighteen Shillings & eleven Pence with Interest thereon from the fourteenth day of July one thousand seven hundred & fifty two till the same is paid.
In the Suit on the Attachment obtained by John Peyton Gent. against the Estate of Peter Stacy, the sd. John produced & made Oath to an Account against the sd. Peter for three Pounds nineteen Shillings & ten Pence it's thereupon considered by the Court that the sd. John recover the Same of the sd. Peter & his Costs by him in this behalf expended. And the Sheriff having returned the Attachment executed in the hands of William Hill who being sumoned appeared & on Oath declared that he had two Shillings & six pence of the Estate of the sd. Peter in his Hands which Sum he is ordered to pay to the sd. John in Part of Satisfaction of the above Judgment.
In the Action of debt between Jacob Williams Plt. & William Scaplin deft. the deft. for his Security having pleaded Payment, the Plt. joined the Issue & the Trial thereof is referred to the next Court.
The Action of Trespass upon the Case between Alexander Brown Plt. & Michael Black deft. is dismist the deft. paying Costs.
In the Suit on the Attachment obtained by Alexander Brown against the Estate of Solomon Hardwick the conditional Ordered against Jacob Williams one of the Garnishees of the sd. Solomon is confirmed to the sd. Alexander for what Estate of the sd. Solomon's he hath in his Hands.
The Suit on Petition between William Scaplin Plt. & John Alexander deft. is dismist the deft. Paying Costs.
In the Action of Trespass upon the Case between Catharine Ashby by Robert Ashby her next Friend Plt. & Samuel Bredwell deft. the deft. having pleaded not guilty the Plt. joined the Issue & the Trial thereof is referred till the next Court.
In the Action of debt between Charles Stuart & Company Plts. & Francis Broox def.