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{ 267 April Court 1754.

At a Court held for Stafford County April 9th. 1754.

Present } Mott Doniphan, John Peyton, Peter Daniel Henry Fitzhugh, Thomas Fitzhugh & John Stuart { Gentlemen

Harry a negro boy belonging to John Inglish adjudged to be fourteen years old which is ordered to be certified.

Ordered that Robert Carter pay Charles Carter three hundred pounds of Tobacco for twelve days attendance as an evidence for him at suit of Campbell

Ordered that the Churchwardens of Saint Pauls Parish bind Mary Ward according to Law

In the Suit on Petition between John Hooe Gent. Plt. & Joseph Lane deft. Judgment is granted the Plt. for two pounds twelve Shillings & Costs.

In the Action of Trespass between John Piler Plt. & Elizabeth Sturdy deft. on Motion of the Plt. by his Attorney its ordered that the Sheriff give the deft. Notice that she do not commit any further waste on the Land in Custody. ~

In the Action of debt between William Cunningham Mercht. Surviving Partner of Thomas McReady Plt. & John Armstrong & James Stevens defts. the defts not appearing Judgment is granted the Plt. against him & Samuel Earle his Security for what of the Sum sued for in the declaration shall appear to be justly due unless the deft. do appear at the next Court & answer the Plt's Action.

In the Action of debt between Andrew Cochrane & Co. Plts.& Adam Stephen deft. the deft. not appearing on Motion of the Plts. by their Attorneys an Attachment is granted them against the defts. Estate for twenty two pounds, seven Shillings & six pence returnable to the next Court.

In the Suit on Information brought by Mosley Battaley Gent. on behalf of our sovereign Lord the King agst. Willm. King the sd. William having pleaded not guilty the sd. Moses joined the Issue & the Tryal thereof is referred till the next Court

In the Action of debt between Gowry Waugh Plt. & Rawleigh Chinn junr. deft. William Garrard came into Court, & undertook that if the sd. deft. should be condemned in this Action that he the sd. William would pay the Condemnation for him or surrender his Body to prison & on Motion of the sd. deft. a special Imparlance is granted him till the next Court.

In the Action of Trespass upon the Case between Thomas Douglass & Co. Plts & Adam Stephen deft. the deft. not appearing, on Motion of the Plts by their Attorney an Attachment is granted them against the deft's. Estate for thirty five pounds four Shillings & five pence half penny & Costs returnable to the next Court.

In the Suit on Petition between Mosely Battaley gent. Plt. & James Hughs deft.