236} October Court 1753 Venus a negro girl belonging to George harding adjudged to be twelve years old. Lewis a negro boy belonging to William Horton adjudged to be twelve years old. Milly a negro girl belonging to John Horton adjudged to be thirteen years old. John Stuart Gent made oath to an account against servant Isabell Moore for twenty six days runaway time & two pounds one shilling & eight pence expended in taking her up ordered that she serve for the [fame?] according to law the lash to be discharged in [tobacco?] at 13/. [illegible] William Stuart Clerk is appointed guardian to Dane & Segismond Massey, orphans of Segismond Massey decd. & entered into bond with John Stuart his security. Isabell Moore servant to John Stuart gent. confessed in court that she had five years to serve the seventeenth day of July 1752 which on motion of the J. Stuart is ordered to be certified. John Hooe, Lawrence Washington & John Washington Gent are desired to [illegible] to Horatio Dade & Mary his wife late [widow?] of Segismond Massey decd their part of the Massey's Estate. The inspectors at Boyds Hole sold 2587 pounds of tobacco at ten shillings & eight pence a cent - At Aquia 6762 tobacco for ten shillings & nine pence [R?] At Caves 956 pounds of tob. at eleven shilling & one penny [illegible] Lapho a negro girl belonging to Doctor Michael Wallace adjudged to be ten years old. Miranda a negro girl belonging to Michael Wallace adjudged to be ten years old. Pompy a negro boy belonging to Michael Wallace adjudged to be twelve years old. Absent John Peyton Gent. Administration on the estate of John Linton decd is granted John Peyton Gent. having entered into bond according to law. Absent John Peyton Gent. Ordered that the church wardens of Overwharton Parish bond Sarah Cunningham acc. to law. In the first on the attachment obtained by Ann Mason widow against the estate of Randolph Johnson for eight pounds twelve shillings due her for rent it's therefore considered by the court that the Ann recover the same of the Randolph & her costs by her in this behalf expended. And the sheriff having returned the attachment executed in the hands of William King, on tobacco hanging on the fence, on tobacco moved off the premises by Sam, Angel & on the balance that was in the hands of Ann & the William being sworn declared that he has no estate.