April Court, 1755.
In the Action of debt between Robert Dreghorn & Co. Plts. & Jeremiah Carter deft. by consent of the Parties the Issue in this Suit to be tried by a Jury is waved, & the Metter submitted to the Court, whereupon it's considered by the Court that the Plt. recover of the sd. deft. the Sum of eighteen Pounds fourteen Shillings & their Costs by them in this behald expended. But this Judgment is to be discharged (the Costs excepted) on Payment of nine pounds seven shillings with Interest thereon from the sixth day of March one thousand seven hundred & fifty three till the the same is paid
In the Action of debt between Robert Wickliff Plt. & William Picket[t] deft. a Jury to wit, Cain Withers, John Fitzhugh, James Berry John Short, William Johnson, John Waller, William Matheny, John Mason, Weedon Smith, Husbandfoote Whitecotton, Robert Mannon, & John Kirk were sworn to try the Issue joined who brought in their Verdict in these Wrods "We find for the Plt. nine pounds fifteen Shillings & nine pence debt, & twenty Shillings, John Short foreman" Which Verdict at the Plt's Motion is admitted to record. And it's considered by the Co[u]rt. that the Plt. recover of the sd. deft. the sd. Sum of nine pounds fifteen Shillings & nine pence & twenty shillings the damage, by the Jurors aforsd. in their Verdict aforsd. assessed, & his Costs by him in this behalf expended ~
Ordered that Robert Wickliff pay Samuel Mitchell three hundred & seventy five pounds of Tobacco for fifteen days attendance as an Evidence for him against Pickett.
Ordered that Robert Wickliff pay George Whitecotton five hundred pounds of Tobacco for twenty days attendance as an Evidence for him against Pickett
Ordered that Robert Wickliff pay Anthony Garrard five hundred pounds of Tobacco for twenty days attendance as an Evidence for him agt. Pickett.
Ordered that William Pickett pay Andrew Kenny one hundred & twenty five pounds of Tobacco for five days attendance as an Evidence for him at Suit of Wickliff.
Then the Court adjourned till tomorrow morning 9. oClock Mott Doniphan