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Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, page 334

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{ 334 November Court 1754

Then the Court proceded to lay the County Levy ~ Stafford County Dr. lb. Tobaco [sic]

To Secretary Nelson by account 207 To Mosely Battaley King's Attorney 2000 To the Clerk by Law 1254 To ditto by Account 2335 To the Sheriff by Law 1254 To James Hansborough by Account 126 To John Mercer Gent by Account 1026 To Alexander Stephen by Account 891 To Charles Harding by account 200 To James Wayton Levy overpaid 16 To John Hooe Gent for ditto 16 To George Ringlesby for ditto 16 To Charles Harding further by Account 540 To Joseph White by Account 120 To Edward Bethel by Account 200 To William George by Account 80 To George Ringlesby by further Account 224 To John Stone by Account 325 To Jacob Johnson by do. [ditto]. 367 To John Withers for guarding the Prison on Condron 300 To Thomas Withes for ditto 870 To William Corban for ditto 990 To Robert English for ditto 360 To Anthony Garrard for ditto 600 To William Garrard by Account 3523 [subtotal] 17840 To 6 P. Cent on 17840 1070 [total] 18910

By 2028 Tithes a 10 P Toll & a Fraction in the Sheriffs Hands of 1370 [total] 18910

Ordered that the Sheriff collect for each Tithable person within this County ten pounds of Tobacco in Order to discharge the County Levy ~

The order for summoning Birket Pratt, Thomas Pratt, Thomas Price, Chandler Fowke, John Short, Samuel Thornbury & Edward Burgass for not appearing (tho' summoned) as Jurors in the Suit between Francis Dade Plt. & Robert Massey def't.