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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
April 12, 1697 - April 13, 1697
Volume 01, Pages 485-486

April 1697

At A Court Houlden ffor the prcinct of Piquemons At ye Hous of Mr Thomas Blunt ye Secont Monday In Aprill 1697 prsent Mr Caleb Calleway Judg Capt Ralph ffletcher Mr John Barrow Mr John Godfry Mr John Whedby Mr Samuel Nicholson

Mary Peterson Proved A Letter of An Atturney of Jacob Petersons by the oath of stephen Manwaren James Anderson.

ffrancis Tomes Aturney to William Vas And Joanna his Wife Acknowledged A dede of Sale to Stephen Manwared for A plantation And Shee In person present.

ffrancis Tomes Proved A Letter of Aturnney of William Voses by Joshua Tomes.

Richard Nowel And Ellener His Wife Acknowledged A dede gift of two Hundred Acres of Land to Allis Nowel his da

Richard Nowell And Ellener His Wife acknowledged A ded of Sale for two Hundred acres of Land to Albert Alberson Juner Richard Batcheler And Katherine His Wife Acknowledged An Asignement of A plantation to Jenkins Williams

William Wilkinson vars Jonathan Tailor

In a plea of dept ye said Tailor Confessed Judgment Order That Jonathan Tailor pay to William Wilkinson eighteen pound thirteen Shilling With Cost

The Court is A Jurned till to Morro eigh A clock

John Hopkins vars Georg Mathes

In a Plea of ye Case thare being a falt In ye declaration ordered that John Hopkins be nonsuted And pay Cost

James Oats Aturney to Mr Thomas Blunt vars William Mansell

In a plea of dept thare being A falt in ye declaration ordered that James Oats be nonsuted And pay Cost.

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Mr John Whedby Acknowledged A dede gift to his Son Richard Whedby And to his daughter Debro Whedby

John Lilly vars Thomas Houghton

In a plea of debt The Court Referd It to ye Jury ye Jury on thare oathes Say Wee find It to be No Lawfull Arest It being Repugnant to the Lawes of england this is a posetif vardet

Ordered the James ffuget deputy Marshall pay Cost ye Said ffuget Craves An Apele In Chancery He Haven given Securitie his Apele Was Granted.

Upon a petic̄on of William Brathet Shewen that Charles Mackdanel is Indepted to Him Eigh pound And He Haven obtained Attachment Against ye estate of ye Said Mackdanel And ye Hoggs & Cattel being Attached ordered that William Brathet be paide his Just dept of eigh pound with Cost of Sute

Upon A petic̄on of Thomas Johnson Shewen that Thomas Nichols is Indepted to Him And ye Said Nichols Assumed to pay to Georg Mathes thirty Shillings And Nine pence that is doo upon ye book And He Haven Not given ye Said Mathes Credet ordered that James ffuget boockeper give credit for ye Said Sum

ordered that Abraham Hobs Lenord Loftis James Oats And Richard Nowel be overseers of the Hi Wayes

Ordered that Mr Caleb Callew And Mr John Barrow Summons John Lilly Robart Harman Johnathun Tailor to Receive ye oath They being Apointed Constabels By the Court.

Samuel Nicholson Maken Apeare That he Has Sattisfied His brother Nathaniel Nicholson His part of ye Estate that His ffather Left Him ordered that Samuel Nicholson bond be delivered up.