318 } September Court, 1754 ~
Reports to the Clerk's Office in due time before the day of hearing, And it's farther ordered that the Sheriff of Westmoreland, attend & survey for the Plt. (if required) at his Costs.
In the Suit in Chancery between Lettice Lynton by John Peyton Gentn. her Guardian & next Friend, Compt. & John Ramay deft. all Matters in difference between them are referred to the Determination of the Revd. John Moncure Clk. Peter Hedgman, & John Mercer Gent. who having reported, it's decreed, ordered & adjudged that John Ramy & Mary his Wife deliver to the sd. John Peyton for the use of the sd. Lettice on the twenty first of January next the mulatto Slave James, late Anthony Lynton's, & the Negroes Peter & James received from William Lynton's Estate cloathed as Negroes ought to be, that the sd. Deft. pay to the sd. Peyton for the use aforsd. five Pounds eleven Shillings & four pence half penny a Moiety of the Estate of the Compts. Brother John Lynton decd. And it is further decreed, & ordered that if it shall appear hereafter that the sd. John Ramay or Mary his Wife shall have received anything more of the sd. William Lynton's Estate than charged, the sd. Lettice Lynton is not to be barred from such Part of it as she is entitled to, And that each Party pay their own Costs. ~
Then the Court adjourned till Court in Course. John Mercer True Transcript Test Val. Peyton Clk. Cur.
At a called Court held for Stafford County 16th day of Sepr. 1754.
Present } John Mercer, Mott Doniphan, John Peyton, Peter Daniel Thomas Fitzhugh, John Stith, John Washington, Baily Washington } Gentn.
Richard Condron, who was bound over by this County Court for his Examination for Felony was brought to the Barr, and having heard the Evidences as well for as against him, & all matters relating to the fact, it's the opinion of the Court that the sd. Condron be sent to the General Court for a further Trial.
The Deposition of Anne Shumate Wife of William Shumate upon Oath deposeth that on Saturday the sixteenth of July about the Hours of eleven or twelve