280 } June Court, 1754.
for coming & returning twenty miles three times.
Ordered that George Knight pay George Harper eight hundred thirty & three pounds of Tobacco for fourteen days attendance as an Evidence for him at Suit of Ewell, & for coming, & returning twenty three miles seven times.
Ordered that John Taylor Esqr. pay Bartran Ewell two hundred & eighty pounds of Tobacco for four days attendance as an Evidence for him agt. Knight, & for coming & returning twenty miles three times.
In the Action of debt between Michael Wallace Plt. & Robert Garret deft. the Jury sworn yesterday in this Cause returned with their Verdict in these words. "We of the Jury do find by an Order from the General Court against Hannah Baylis for a thousand & five pounds of Tobacco, & four Shillings received by Mr. Wallace from Robert Garret as pay by Mr. Harrison's Evidence, & also six hundred, & sixty two pounds of Tobacco by a Receipt of Mr. Strothers, Robert English, forman [sic]." which Verdict at the Plt's motion is admitted to Record. And this Suit is continued till the next Court for the matters of law arising thereupon to be argued.
In the Action of debt between Willaim Black platiff. & John English deft. the deft. came into Court & confessed Judgment to the Plt. for seventeen hundred & eight pounds of crop Tobacco, & eleven Pounds twelve Shillings; it's thereupon considered by the Court that the Plt. recover the same of the sd. deft. & his costs by him in this behalf expended: But this Judgment is to be discharged (the Costs excepted) on payment of eight hundred fifty & four pounds of like Tobacco, & five pounds sixteen shillings with Interest thereon from the first day of June one thousand seven hundred & fifty two till the same is paid. the Plt.. confessed to have recd nine hundred & forty four pounds of Tobacco & Cask
In the Action of Trespass upon the Case between Richard Bernard Gent. Plt. & Edward Humpston deft. the deft. for Plea saith that he did not assume the Plt. joined the Issue & the Tryal is referred till the next Court
In the Action of debt between Archebald Mc.Pherson, James Allen & William Hunter Execrs. of the last Will & Testament of John Allen decd. Plts. & Adam Stephen, & Charles Dick defts. the defts. having pleaded payment the Plt. joined the Issue & the Trial thereof is referred till the next Court.
In the Action of debt between John Clark Plt. & Darby O'Cain