Making History: Transcribe is made possible in part by federal funding provided through the Library Services and Technology Act program administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Proceedings of the Council of State, 1692 Dec. 23.

image 1 of 2

Zoom in to read each word clearly.
Some images may have writing in several directions. To rotate an image, hold down shift-Alt and use your mouse to spin the image so it is readable.

This transcription is complete!

Att a Genll Court held att James City April ye 19th 1692

Prsent ffran: Nicholson Esqr Lt. Govr &c Willm. Cole Esqr Senr Chr: Wormeley Esqr Ralph Wormeley Esqr Henry Whiting Esqr John Lear Esqr Edmd: Jenings Esqr

The Difference depending on a Reference from the last Court between Mr. Max: Robinson Plantf: [plaintiff] & Mr. Maurice Cocke Deft. [defendant] the sd Robinson not appearing to prosecute is nonsuited & ordered that he pay damage according to law with Costs ali Exo.

ordr: - - 15 [illegible]

Wherein Having faild

These are therefore in their Majs: [Majesties'] Names to Will & Require you to seize soe much of ye Estate of ye above nam'd Mr. Max: Robinson as will be of value sufficient to satisfie & pay ye above specified order & after due Valuacon thereof made according to Law the same to deliver to the above menconed Maurice Cocke or his Order, herein fail not as also make due return of this Writt dated this 23d: of xbr [December] Anno Domini 1692

Miles Cary Cl Genll=Cur [Clerk, General Court]

To the Sheriff of Essex County or his Deputy Cop ordr: Exo: &c: bill Costs - 77 [+] 15 [Total] 92 MC CClCr