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Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 299

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{ 299 June Court 1754.

thirteen Pounds three shillings & three pence, with Interest thereon from the first day of February one thousand seven hundred & fifty four till the same is paid.

In the Action of debt between Moore Fantleroy Gent. Plt. & Humphry Pope deft. William Horton, & Thomas Ashby came into Court & undertook that if the deft. should be condemned in this Action that they would pay the Condemnation for him, or surrender his body to prison.

In the Action of Trespass upon the Case between Joseph Porter Plt. & Catharine Waters deft. is dismist & each Party agrees to pay their own Costs.

Ordered that Catharine Ashby pay Charles Harding one hundred seventy & five pounds of Tobacco for seven days attendance as an Evidence for her against Bredwell.

Ordered that Catharine Ashby pay Elizabeth Cotter one hundred pounds of Tobacco for four days attendance as an Evidence for her against Bredwell.

Ordered that Catharine Ashby pay William Horton one hundred & twenty five pounds of Tobacco for five days attendance as an Evidence for her against Bredwell.

In the Action of Trespass between John Tyler plt. & Elizabeth Sturdy def. for one hundred pounds Sterling damage by means of the defents. breaking & entering the Close of the Plt. at the Parish of Overwharton in this County as is set forth in the declaration. It's ordered that the Surveyor of this County in Company of an able Jury of Freeholders of the sd. County who are no Ways concerned by Afinity, Consanguinity or Interest, nor liable to any other just exception, to be summoned by the Sheriff & sworn before a Justice go upon the Lands in Controversy on the third friday in August next if fair, if not the next fair day, & survey, & lay off the same as either party would have it, and as the sd. Jury shall think of it, having regard to all Patents, & Evidences as shall be produced by either of the Parties, and report all matters of fact specially to the next Court, & the Sheriff is to attend the Survey to remove force if any offered, & the Surveyor is to return three fair Plats & Reports to the Clerk's Office in due time before the day of hearing. & whereas some of the Lands in dispute lie in the County of King George the Parties agree that the surveyor of this County shall survey the whole.

Absent John Peyton Gent. 

In the Action of detinue between John Peyton Gent. Plt. & Jeremiah Carter deft. a Jury to wit, John Gravet, John Angell, William Pickett, John Peyton, Humphry Pope, Samuel Earle, William Potter, Francis Broox, Charles Harding, John Honey, Franklyn Latham, & John Hiwarden were sworn to