Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 31
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A Card of Tinsy Buttons 48/ 9 sk silk 9/ 3 yds Cun Calaco 30/ 2 pr worst stockins 60 One pr yarn stock: 10/ one blankett 50/ one bedsted 40/ [2 nec?]kloths 50/ a pr lether breeches 20/ A Rochbelly knife 4/ Tobacco in a hh 725. Wm Watkins bill 400/ Wm Williams bill 800/ John Jollys bill 420
[additions in right hand column] 760 313 147 170 2349 [total]3739
We the Subscribers in obedience to an Order of the Worp'll [Worshipful] Court of this County bearing date Decemb -3- 1693 have taken Inventoried and Apprsed the above estate of William Taylor decd amounting to three thousand three hundred thirty nine pounds of Tobacco-- Sworn before me Pr Perry. Thomas Anderson Rogr Reece --R Recorded by order of the Justices P[er] James Minge Aprill 3 1694
Thes psnts Wittnesseth that I Thomas Harnison doe hereby give grant assigne and make over unto my daughter Ann one Indian boy called ffrank and one fether bed with all furniture belonging to it And Tenn yews and four Cowes and one Mare. And to my Daughter Elizabeth I give and make over one Indian boy called Jack one fether bed and furniture and Ten yews four Cowes & a mare. As Wittness my hand sett here
Test. Wm Harrison Thomas T Harnison
Acknowledged in Court by the afforsd Thomas Harnison and ordered to be Recorded. Test: James Minge Cl Cur Aprill .3. 1694
And Recorded accordingly. P[er] JM Cl Cur
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By his Exc:cy To all to whome thes pnts: shall come Know ye that I Sr Emund andros knt: theyr maties Let. and Governer Genll of Virga send greetting in our Lord god everlasting. Wheras John Wheeler late of this colony dying in testate leaving an estate in divers Goods in care Whereof Anthony Wyatt and Elisabeth his Wife hath made humble suite to the Court that Comicon of administration might be granted them of the said esteate Now know ye that I the said Sr edmund Andros knt. Governr. &c. according to an order of Charles Citty County bearing date the fift day of June 1693 for the better secureing and ordering of the sd estate doe give and grant unto the sd Anthony Wyatt and Elisabeth his wife ye sd Elisabeth being neerest of kinn to the defunct the administration of all and singular the Goods righs and creditts of the estate of the sd decd of what nature quality or condition they be or in whose custody they remaine within this Colony and doe by pent: furder order and appoynt that the saide Anthony Wyatt and Elisabeth his wife shall present unto the justices of the sd County Charles Citty att the next Court a true and perfect Inventory of the sd estate being lawfully aprised by sufficient men uppon oath and further that they satisfie and pay all such debts as remaine due and oweing from the sd estate unto any person or persons with in this colony. And after such debts payde that then the sd Anthony Wyatt and Elisabeth his Wife bring a just accoun of the surpushage or remander of the said estate when they shall be thereunto called and diliver the same unto the Justices for the use of such person or persons unto whome of right it shall belong or lawfully apperteyne Given under my hand and the seal of the Colony--- the ye 26 day of Aprill anno Dom 1694 [right aligned] Singed E Andros
Anthony Wyatt administration ye Estate of John Wheeler
R Wormeley Secr