COURT OF PLEAS & QUARTER SESSION MINUTES
CHATHAM COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA

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Beginning pg. 2 (a) - August Term, 1794

State of North Carolina
At a county Court of Pleas and quarter Sessions begun and held for the county of Chatham at the courthouse in Pittsborough on the second Monday in August and on the 11th day of said Month anno Domini 1794 and in the XIX year of our Independence.
PRESENT:
    Bassell Manley, Patrick St. Lawrence, Samuel Stewart, Elisha Cain, Thomas Stokes, Henry Lewis Lutterloh, George Lucas, Thomas Snipes - ESQUIRES.

Ordered that Paschal Moore a child (orphan was scratched out) of Prudence Hilton, Ten years of age the 27th day of next December be bound to Patrick St. Laurence Esquire, untill he arrives to Lawfull age -
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Ordered that William Pyland be appointed oversee of the Road the ensuing year in the room of Thomas Branton leading from the Island ford on Haw River to James Sellars and that the former hand (s)? work under him.

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Ordered that Hezekiah Lassater be appointed overseer of the Road the ensuing year in the room of Coleman Ledbetter from the Cross Roads down to New Hope Bridge and that the following hands work under him, to wit, John Hatley, Gideon Goodwin, Will'm Ledbetter, Arther Jones, Jesse Laton, Hardy Hatley, Presley Niel, Francis Stone, Robert Parkers, Hardy Cain, Ed. Straughn, Jacob Cocker, John Hathcock, John Rickman,? John Wren, James Bynam, Wm. Hatley, Charles Riggins, Philip Saunders.
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Ordered that Charles Morgan be appointed overseer of the Road the ensuing year in the room of Wm. Henderson from Middle Creek to Dry Creek and that the usual hands work under him.
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The following Grand Jury empanelled and sworn, to wit:
Andrew Headen, Foreman - 1; Thomas Branton - 2; Solomon Chapman - 3; Terrill Brooks - 4; Wm. Snipes - 5; Robt. Sellars - 6; Isaac Crow - 7; James Simmons - 8; Laben Smart - 9; Joseph Lambert - 10; Jesse Dixon - 11; Hugh Glosson - 12; Jesse Daniel - 13; Rich'd Harris - 14; John Piggott - 15.
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Ordered that Jos. Kirk be appointed overseer the ensuing year in the room of John Chamness heading from Thomas Dowd's field to where the road intersects with the Redfield Road at the Barracks.
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Ordered that William Willis Rhodes, adm'r of William Rhodes, dec'd have leave to sell all the personal Estate of said dec'd, agreeable to law or so much thereof as will be sufficient to the Debts.
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William Beaver Infant
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James & John Crutchfield
The Court appoints Owen Evans as his next friend to prosecute this suit.
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Then Court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock.

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Tuesday morning Court mett according to adjournment.
PRESENT:
George Lucas, Henry L Lutterloh, Roger Griffith, Elisha Cain, Samuel Stuart, ESQUIRES
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Ordered that Samuel Dark be appointed oversee the ensuing year in the room of Joseph Alston leading from St. Lawrence's old Store to Darks Branch and that the following hands work under him, to wit, John Mebane, George Allen, Steven Beaver, Florence Randal, Sam'l Dark, John Dark, Andrew Headen, Wm. Dark, Joseph Dark, Lazarus Henson, James McAuslin & Levi Johnson-
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Ordered that the indenture of Benj. Jones bound to Thomas Pugh at Nov. Sessions '86 be discharged and that the said Benjamin Jones then of the age of seven years be bound to Benjamin Way untill he arrives to lawful age to learn the trade of a Linen Weaver-
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Ordered that James Davis & Stephen (John, marked out) Wilson be exempt from serving as jurors this court.
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Ordered that the Sheriff summon the following jury to asses the damages done Isham Johnson by the road running through his land, to wit, James Langston Sr., Thomas Bell, Thos. Cypret, Abel Olive, Abel Crow, James Hathcock, John McDaniel, John Teeder, John Richardson, George Richardson, Isham Caudle, Allen Hudson, Rich'd Mason, Stephen Wilson, David Ausley, & report to next court -
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John Remington
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David Johnson, garnishee, etc  }
Garnishee sworn and said he owes nothing - John Remington the plaintiff being duly sworn in open court suggest on oath that David Johnson Gar'ee, etc. has property or had at the time of the attachment levied in his hands, belonging to the defendant Joel Ramsey and that he is informed & verily believes that such property consists or did consist of Cattle Sheep and Sundry goods wares and mechandise-
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Ordered that Augustes Tyson an orphan adjudged six? or sixteen (the binding is very tight and cannot read all of the words in the seam) years of age be bound to Sam'l Cox untill he arrives to full age to learn the trade of a Blacksmith.
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Ordered that the Sheriff be allowed for one hundred & Sixty Six acres of land over charges, Mrs. Brinkley in his list of taxes for the year 1793.
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The last Will and Testament of William Rhodes dec'd Exhibited in open court and duly proved by the oaths of Lewis Ashman & Robert White two subscribing witnesses thereto and on motion ordered to be Recorded. Order Sale iss'd.
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The last Will and Testament of John Justice Dec'd, Exhibited in open court and duly proved by the oaths of Thomas snipes & Eferiller Moore two subscribing witness thereto and on motion ordered to be recorded whereupon the Executors therein named was duly qualified in open court and returned an inventory of said Estate.

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Ordered that the Sheriff pay Bias Rogers the sum of Thirty pounds in part pay for building New Hope Bridge and be allowed in his settlement out of the County Tax.
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A deed from John Sylar to Abraham Land proved by the oath of Henry Bray.
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A deed from Humphrey Baker to Benjamin Bagley proved by the oath of James Martin.
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A deed of Trust from George Poplin to Richard Kennon proved by the oath of William Meroney.
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A deed from Peter McKenzie to Levi Johnson proved by Andrew Headen.
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A deed from Matthew Jones to John Williams proved by the oath of John Williams, Jun'r.
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A deed from Levi Johnson to Joseph John Alston for 240 acres proved by the oath of Philip Meroney
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A deed from Levi Johnson to Joseph John Alston for 40 acres proved by the oath of Phil Meroney
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A deed from Levi Johnson to Joseph John Alston for 160 acres proved by the oath of Phil Meroney.
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Ordered that Elijah Fike be appointed overseer of the to and the ensuing year in the room of Jesse McGee
leading from Harlands Creek to Mrs. Darks and that the following hands work under him, Thomas Jones, Henry Bayley/Bagley?, Wm. Petty, Miles? Scarborough, Bradley Self, Dan'l Wilson-

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Ad deed from Henry Kelley Kilby?  to George Williams proved by oath of Joseph Piles
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Joseph Rosser
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Sam'l Guthrie & Jos.  Willson}  O. (ordered?)  attach't default & Eng'ras? to Willson

Jury sworn as to Willson (to wit)
1. Thomas Lindley, 2. Joseph Piles, 3. Wm. Marsh, 4. Joseph Alston, 5. Wm. Drake, 6/ John Riddle, 7. Will'm Ragland, 8. Joseph Johnston, 9. Thomas Blackston, 10. Wm. Lindley, 11. Wm. Hill, 12. Jacob McDaniel
Verdict - who say they find for plaintiff and assess damages against Willson for 1600 pounds and 6 shillings cost. Wm. Guthrie garnishee sworn and saith that he has in his possession the property of Sam'l Guthrie, one of the defendants one gelding of a dark bay colour, one feather bed & furniture, one chest of clothes - he further saith he has in his possession one negroe wench named Rachel, the property of one of the defendants, Joseph Willson
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Mr. Lewis Tyser's Mr. Jonathan Lyndley } Proven? plea gen'l issue Stat, Lim's. (??)
The same jury as in No. 3 all but Stephen crow in the room of Jacob McDaniel & Rich'd Hatley in the room of Thomas Lyndley empanelled sworn.
Verdict - guilty within three years before the action brought in manner and form as the plaintiff has declared against him and assess the plaintiff damages to 600? pounds &  6 shillings cost. Appeal prayed and granted Patrick St. Laurence & John Ramsey approved securities, Bond given, reasons filed, made out the 15h Aug'st and delivered.

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Bill of sale from William King to John King proved by John Daniel
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A deed from Robert Edwards to John King proved by John Daniel
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A deed from Eleazer Andrews to Joshua Beal ackn'd by said Andrews.
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A deed from Michael Wilson to John Jenkins ack'd by said Wilson.
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A bill of Sale from Philip Hartso to Isaac Brooks ack'd by said Hartso.
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A deed from Zachariah Harman to John Husbands proved by Thomas Beal
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A deed from Joseph Yarborough to nathan Yarborough proved by William Finley
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A deed from Philimon Lacy to Benjamin Lacy proved by the oath of Philimon Lacy, Jun'r.
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A deed from Philimon Lacy to Benjamin Lacy proved by Philimon Lacy Jun'r
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A deed from Jacob Flowers Jun'r to John Daniel ackn'd by said Flowers
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A deed from nathan Prince to Jesse Ausley proved by John Rollins
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A deed from Wm. O'Kelley to Isham Beasley proved by William Meritt

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A deed from Andrew Headen to Aaron Headen duly ack'd by said Headen
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An acco. Sales of the Estate of John Williams returned to court and ordered to be recorded
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A deed from Evan Thomas to Willis Dillard proved by the oath of Joseph Brantley
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A deed from Labon Smart to John Wren proved by John Kilby?
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Ordered that George Williams be appointed oversee the ensuing year of the road in the room of Isaac George leading from the Orrange line to Lick Branch and that the following hands work under him to wit, Presley George, Jos. George, William O'Kelly, Mary Barber, Gray Barbee, Francis Jones, William Yeats, David Wimberly, Henry Kelly, George Williams, Sanford Jinkins, Reuben Holloway, Charles Blalock, Hamblet Underwood, Wm. Wagster & John Quisbinberry.
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Ordered that Barney Thomas's pole tax for the future be remitted he being considered by the court an infirm person
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Ordered that Henry Bishops pole tax for the year 1793 be remitted, his being a patroller & that the sheriff be allowed the same in his settlement
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Ordered that Olive Owen be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year in the room of John Griffin and that the usual hands work under him
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Ordered that John Sinclair be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year in the room of Henry Brewer leading from Dry Creek to the Gum Spring and that the usual hands work under him
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Ordered that Philip Meroney, Thomas Ragland & Henry Bray be appointed to settle the acco'ts of the adm.'rs of Nathan Stedman, dec'd and report to this court
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Ordered that the sheriff be allowed for on hundred and ten? acres land remitted Hosea Hathcock in his tax fo 1793
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Ordered that James Landrum an orphan of 15 years of age of Thomas Landrum be bound to Willis Estes (or Ellis?) untill he arrives to lawful age to learn the trade of a shoe maker
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A deed of gift from Mark Brooks to Elizabeth Brooks duly acknowledged in open court by said Brooks.
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A deed from James Kelley to William Rhodes proved in open court by the oath of Lewis Ashman
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A Bill of Sale from George Poplin to Richard Kennon proved by the oath of Lewis Ashman
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An acc't Sales of the Estate of Henry Bray Sen'r returned to court and ordered to be recorded

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An inventory of the Estate of Daniel Judson dec'd returned to court and ordered to be recorded
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A Receipt from James Herndon to George Dismukes proved by the oath of Robt. Thompson
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Ordered that the sheriff summon the following jury to wit,
William Riddle, James Petty, James Brownlow, John Petty, Joseph Stewart, Richard Johnson, Isaac Henderson, David Maddox, Robert Johnson, James Stewart, Thomas __ (in the binding), George Gee, Thomas Harrington, William Lucas, Jno.? Bright, William Johnson, to view and lay out a new road from Thomas's the nearer and best way to the road where Harman's old road comes into the road from Ramsey's Mill to the court house and report to the next court.
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William Lassater, Abner Lassater, Tarlton Maddox, Thomas Evans, & William Morris, jurors summoned by the sheriff to lay of and value an acre of land on the opposite side of Rich. Bohannons Mill Dam on Deep River returned into Court & laying the same off and valued the said aces to Twenty Shillings
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Ordered that James Booker be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year in t he room of Seth Cotton leading from Avents Ferry by Col. Hayes, as far as the county line and that the following hands work under him, to wit, John Rollins, Briton Wommack, James Nivin, Willis Ozby/Ozely?, James Goodwin, Seth Cotton, Parish Cross, John Moss, Syrus Jones, Joshua Segrist, Isaac Ozby/Ozley?, John Sellars

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The jurors appointed by an order of last court to lay off Nall's Road crossing Bear Creek returned into Court and report that they laid off the road agreeable to said order
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The court adjourned till tomorrow morning 10 o'clock
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Wednesday morning Court met according to adjournment-
PRESENT
George Lucas, Roger Griffith, Thomas Snipes, John Thompson, Henry Lewis Lutterloh, Thomas Stokes, Patrick St. Lawrence } ESQUIRES
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Ordered that the sheriff summon the following jury to wit, Isham Gunter, William Gunter, Benj'n Gunter, Rich'd Gunter, Philip Harrington, Hezekiah Harman, Isaac Bright, Jos. Brownlow, James Copland, John Bland, John Petty, Rich'd Riddle, Willis Dillard, Jos. Stewart, Spencer Stewart, Rich'd Straughn Jun'r, to view & lay off a road the nearest and best way from Ramsey's Mill on Deep River to Lucas's Bridge on Haw River and report to next court.

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A deed from Charles Redding & Edy Redding his wife to William Ragland, proved by Parish Ross.
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Philip Merony Esquire come into court and resigns his office Coroner for this county.
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The petition of Sundries for opening a new road a direct course from Cyprets Bridge to the University Exhibited to court is granted. Therefore ordered that the sheriff summon the following jury to wit, Edward Walton, Nicho's Quishenberry, Charles Blalock, John Daniel, Wm. Ledbetter, Arthur Jones, Reuben Holloway, Gideon Goodwin, Jun'r, James Moore?, Elisha Cain, Gideon Goodwin Sne'r, Jacob Flowers, Jun'r.
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Ordered that John Thompson Esquire be exempt from paying any pole tax for his negroe, Archey for this present year and that the sheriff be allowed the same.
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Mr. Henry Lewis Lutterloh Esq.
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Mr. Charles Powell } Case plea Gen'l Issue
                                     --? off  Stat. Lims.?
The following jury empannalled & sworn to wit:
1. Thomas Lyndly; 2. Joseph Piles; 3. William Marsh; 4. Joseph Alston; 5. William Drake; 6 John Riddle; 7. Wm. Ragland; 8. Thomas Cypret; 9 Isham Johnson; 10. Wm. Mootree (Moultrie?) 11. Joseph Hackney; 12. Benj'n Watson.
Virdict for defendant - appeal prayed and granted. John Williams and William Duffee approved security, reasons filed.

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Ordered that Edward Warren, Jun'r and John Sylar who was summoned by the sheriff to atten as jurors this court failed to appear when called, ordered thy be find nisi agreeable to act of assembly.
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An acc't sale of the Estate of Joseph Burchett returned to court and ordered to be recorded.
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Ordered that the double tax of George Dodd for the year '93 be remitted and that the sheriff only collect a single tax from him.
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The court proceeded to appoint a coroner in the room of Philip Meroney Justices present, Bassell Manley, George Lucas, Thomas Snipes, John Thompson, Thomas Stokes, Lymuel Smith, Will'm Edwards, Wm. Meritt, Roger Griffith, James Anderson, Thomas Ragland.
Candidates:            Votes
Nathan Stedman  (5)
John Harman (6)
Elisah Cain  (0)
                            Whereupon John Hrman having hte most votes ordered that he be appointed coroner where upon the said John comes into court and was duly qualified and enters into bond with Samuel McDaniel & Col. Philip Taylor, agreeable to Law.

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Ordered that the sheriff be allowed three hundred and Thirty Eight acres of land as a mistake in the am't of taxables returned by Murdo McQueen for the year 1793.
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Ordered that Thomas Ubanks be appointed overseer of the road the Ensuing year in the room of Wm. Edwards and that the following hands work under him to wit, William Goldson, Joseph Hayes, son fo Joseph, Thomas Evans, John William Morgan, Presley Cox, Joseph? Green, & William Edwards hands.
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Ordered that Christopher Watson be appointed overseer the ensuing year from Anderson's ferry to Moore Counth line and that the usual hands work under him.
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Ordered that Cole Riddle be appointed overseer the ensuing year from anderson's ferry to the Gulph Road and that the usual hands work under him.
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Ordered that William Moody Sen'r be appointed overseer the ensuing year in the room of John Headen, leading from the Widow Headens across Rockey River, Browns Cabbin and that the following hands work under him to wit, Aaron Headen, Widow Headon's hands, Philip White, Andrew White, Jacob White.
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Ordered that Benjamin Watson be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year  in the room of Joseph Hackney Jun'r and that the hands that work under Hackeny work under him.
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Ordered that the following hands be annexed to the hands that work on the road under Wm. Spurlin- Henry Rogers & negro John Harris & hands, Julius Blalock, Joseph Pile, John Rosson.

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Ordered that the coulbe tax  of James Dunkin for the year 1793 be remitted and that the sheriff collect a single tax fo rhim.
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Grand Jury discharged-
Ordered that William Green be allowed Twenty four shillings for attending the grand jury three days and that the sheriff pay the same and be allowed in his settlement.
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John Hall
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Stephen Rogers, Sr or Jr.?  } Appl.
The followin g jury impannelled & sworn, to wit.
1. Thomas lyndly; 2. Joseph Piles; 3. Wm. Marsh; 4. Joseph Alston; 5. Willm. Drake; Johnriddle; 7. William Ragland; 8. Thomas Cypret; 9. Zebulon Ditto; 10 Richard Hatley; 11. Joseph Hackney; 12. Benj'n Watson

Verdict for plaintiff for 16.7 pounds with interest from Jan'y '93 & costs.
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And acc't current fo the Estate of Nathan Stedman dec'd. returned into court reported upon by Thomas Ragland, Philip Meroney & henry Bray and concured with by the court.
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On Petition of Richard Bohannon ordered that he have leave to build a water grist mill on his land on Deep River (& proprietor? of the land on the oppisite side?) written above line and not real clear..
that a summon issue to Willm. Petty to appear at next court to shew cause why one acre of land may not be condemned for the use of said mill, and that the sheriff summon Thomas Evans, David Maddon, John Riddle & Rich'd Drake, jurors to view value and lay off the same and report to next court.

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The Petition of Sundries for leave to turn the road from the Island ford on Haw River to Hillsro'o that leads by Jesse Eliss? {name in the binding} plantation is granted and that the sheriff summon the following jury to view and lay off the same and report to next court, to wit, John Oldam, Travis Rigsby, William cole, William Woddy?, Daniel Owen, William Owen, Cannon Brazeal, Olive Owen, Jesse Eliss, Thomas Cole, Hugh Edwards, Luke Rigsby, John Griffin, James Kirby, Sen'r, John? Steven, Joseph Stephens.
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Then Court adjourned till tomorrow morning 8 o'clock.
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Thursday morning Court met according to adjournment.
PRESENT
John Thompson; Lemuel Smith; Thomas Stokes; Thomas Ragland; Roger Griffith; Heny Lewis Lutterloh; Samuel Stewart ] Esquires

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Ordered that William Drake be remitted paying one pole tax for his negro Jude for the year '93 & '94 and that the sheriff be allowed the same.
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Ordered that Joseph Stewart be appointed overseer of the orad the ensuing year from the Middle Island at the & islands on t Haw River to the Court house and that the usual hands work under him.
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The following officers enters into new bond agreeable to and act of the last General Assembly, John Ramsey, the clerk with John Williams, & Patrick St. Laurence Esquires, in the sum of 2000 pounds for the discharge of his duty in office at also give bond with the same security in the sum of 1000 pounds for his duty pointed out by the venue act passed October ' 84. John Thompson Register with Thomas Stokes Esquire in the sum of 2000 pounds, George Gee entry Taker with Joseph Stewart & Elisha Cain in the sum of 2000 pounds for the faithful discharge of thier dutys in office.

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State
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Patrick St. Lawrence} Indic't assault Philip Taylor, esq. pro---? (word in binding) charged & pleads not guilty.
The following Jury impannelled & sworn
To wit,
1. William Drake; 2. Joseph Piles (this name is constantly written with what looks like Piles but, at times it has a cross mark over the  l & e, with the e almost as tall as the l making me think it might be Pitts?)
3. Joseph Alston; 4. William Marsh, 5. John Riddle, 6. Thomas Cypret, 7. William Golden, 8. John Dillard, 9. John Wammack (should be Womock) 10. Rich'd Jones, 11 Jedediah Burchard, 12. James Massey.
Verdict guilty in manner and form as charged in the B---? of indictments new trial prayed and granted.
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Ordered that James Bland be appointed overseer of the Road the ensuing year in the room of George Gee and that the following hands work under him to wit: Joseph Foshee's hands, James Bland's hands, Matthew Ro---? hands, Sarah Scurlock's hands, William Clark's hands, Roger Griffith's hands, Stephen Rosse, William Rosser, Geo. Gee's hands, John Scurlock, James Bowles, Elijah Chamberlin, Jedediah Burchard.
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Ordered that the folowing persons be appointed Inspector to keep the pole at the Elections. Francis Farrah, John McDaniel, Thomas Ragland, Mial Scurlock, Matt Ramsey, William Meroney.

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The court proceeding to class themselves agreeableto an act of the last General Assembly as follows.
Class No. 1 - John Thompson, Chariman, Thomas Stokes, James Sellars, patrick St. Lawrence, Thomas Griffis, James Anderson, Thomas Ragland, William Minter, Lem'l Smith, Elisha Cain, Boling Hines, Henry Lewis Lutterloh, Sam'l Stewart.
@ns Class - John Ubanc, Bassel Manley, Wm. Edards, John Montgomery, Thomas Snipes, Willm. Merritt, Balaam Thompson, Joseph Brantley, Robert Edwards, Geroge Lucas, John Dabney, Roger Griffith.
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State
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Auston, a negro slave
George, a negro slave
Property of Sam'l McDaniel }  Charged with a trespass of breaking and Entering the dwelling house of Nancy Dorsett in Chatham County the 2nd day of April, 1794 and then and there assaulted beating and wounding the said Nancy and then cuting offher hair from her head. Both charged and pleaded not guilty. The following Jury impannelled & sworn to wit:
1. William Drake,2. Joseph Piles, 3. Joseph Alston, 4. Willm. Marsh, 5. William Goldston, 6. John Dillard, 7. John Warmouth, 8. Jedediah Burchard, 9. Henry Bray, 10. Adam Mosier, 11, James Massey, 12. James Taylor.
Virdict, not guilty notion for pros'n to pay costs motion over ruled.

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Ordered that the Sheriff summon the following persons to attend next court as jurors. William Lassater, Edm'd Branch, Chiles McGee, James Alston, Edw'd  Warren Jr., Edw'd Walton, Cornelius Dowd, James Moore, Thomas Bell, William Curl, John Pyle, Simon Hadley, Jesse Johnson, Charles Morgan, Isaac Petty, elijah Foshee, William Lacy, thomas Odian, John Ferrington, William Brantley Sr., John Brantley Sr., John Richardson, Herbert haynes, Isham Johnson, John Pills, Micajah McGee, Stephen White, David Sellars, mark Brooks, Francis Jones.
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Ordered that the Sheriff summon the following persons to attend as jurors at the next Sup'r Court, to Wit, Grey Barbee, William Brantley, Thomas Snipes, Nathan Stedman, Joseph Brantley, John Dorsett, Philimon Lacey Jr.
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On oath Murdock McKinzie ordered that the Sheriff be allowed the following insolvents in Capt. McSwines District, to Wit, Thomas Grady 1 pole, Ch--? Raines, 1 do (ditto), Thomas Moody 1 do. Abraham Smith, 1 do., Will. Kelley, 1 do, & Benonia Hobson, 1 do. and in Capt. Riddles district, Perry Perritt, 1 pole and on the oath of Robert Stinson in Capt. Silars District Robt. Andrews 1 pole, Rich'd Pope, 1 do, and on the oath of Joseph Harman in Capt. Evans District, John Driskill, 1 pole, Ignatious West, 1 do, Elisha Mathis, 1 do, John Steps, 1 do, Thomas Duty, 1 do.

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and in Capt. Christian's District, Valentine Austin, 1 pole, David Covena, 1 do., Natt Hensley, 1 do., James Langston 150 acres land not found, Richard Levins, 1 pole Charles Reding, 3 do., Starling Wright, 1 do., John Singleton, 1 do, John Tully, 1 do, William McDaniel, 1 do., Willm. Hudson, 1 do. John Ward, 2 do, Joel Copland, 1 do, and in Capt. Brooks' District, John Ball/Bull?, 1 pole, Willm. Underwood, 1 do, William Meroney, 1 do, Howard Remingham, 1 do., John Morphis, 1 do., John Headen on Two List 181 acres land and 1 pole, and in Capt. Bridges District John Maulden, 1 do., James Hinson, 1 do, George Allen, 1 do., Joseph Davis, 1 do and in Capt. Sinclair's District Rich'd Manis, 1 pole, Jacob Cumbo, 1 do, Joseph Cole, 1 do., Willm. Sudderfield, 1 do, Isaac Brewer, 1 do, Willm. Henderson on tax lists 1 do., and in Capt. Rich'd Riddles District, Joseph Burchet, 1 pole, James Rigsbee, 2 do., Charles Higdon, 1 do, Robert Rayston, 1 do, John Crawford, 1 do, Willm, Morton, 1 do, Elijah Foshee, on two lists 175 acres land 2 pole, james Scurlack, 4 ditto.
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Ordered that the Sheriff be allowed Thirty Three pounds for his Exeficious Services for one year up to last court and that he be allowed the same in his settlement out of the county tax.
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Ordered that John Ramsey be allowed Twenty pounds for his exeficious services for one year up to the last court and that he also be allowed ten pounds fo statioary and that the sheriff pay the same out of the county tax and be allowed in his settlement.

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Thomas Griffis Esquire took the oath prescribed by law for supporting the constitiution of the United States.
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Wm. Griffis appointed constable who enters into bond with Thomas Griffis & was duly qualified agreeable to law.
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Ordered that Joseph Brantley be allowed Thirty two shillings for attending the jury four days this term that the sheriff pay the same and be allowed in his settlement.
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The petition of sundries for laying off a road from Lucas's Bridges in Haw River into the Road leading from the Seven Islands to Cyprets Bridge, Newhope Creek and that the sheriff summon the following jury to lay off the same & report next court. to wit: Labon Smart, Slomon Smith, Thomas Bell, Henry Bishop, Thomas Branton, Richardson Lambeth, Jacob Lassater, David Sellars, Richard Biship, Benjamin Bishop, Hezekiah Lassater, Charles Goldston, Christopher Watson, John Lambeth, Lawrence Ma---?, Lewis Yarbrough.
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Ordered that John Talley Sr. be appointed overseer the road the ensuing year from Glass's ford on Bear Creek to Cox's old road and that the hands contigious thereto work under him.

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Ordered that Thomas Younger be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year form Glossen's? ford
to little Bear Creek and that the hands convenient thereto work under him.
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Ordere that John Willett be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year from little Bear Creek to Evan's Mill on Rickey River and that the hands convenient thereto work under him.
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Ordered that John Powers be appointed overseer of the road the ensing year leading from Cox's old road to the county line of Randolph and that the following hands work under him. To wit, John powers, james Deaton, James Powers, James Culberson,  David Powers, Gilliam Powers, Jon Deaton, Thomas Deaton, John Vandeford, Joseph Craven, Sampson Brewer, William Brewer, Sion Philips, John Harper, Henry Person, Joel Hendrick, Eli Lawler, Reuben Jones, Bun Johnson, George Railey, Jackson, Deaton, James Trowel, Wm. Wilson, Willis Philips, Martha Philips, Robt. Nelson, Dennis Philips, Wm. philips, Wade Philips.
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Then court adjourned till court in course
John Ramsey C.C.

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State of North Carolina - November Term 1794

At a County Court of Pleas and quartrer sessions begun and held for the County of Chatham at the courthouse in Pittsborough on the second Monday November and on the 10th day of said month anno Domini 1794 and in the XIX year of our Independence.
PRESENT:
Bassell Manley
patrick St. Lawrence
Henry Lewis Lutterloh   }  ESQUIRES
Court adjourned till Tomorrow 9 o'clock Tuesday morning court met according to adjournment
PRESENT:
John Thompson
Patrick St. Lawrence
Henry Lewis Lutterloh  } ESQUIRES

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Samuel Benton Esquire is admitted and practising attorney in this court he having taken the legal oaths & by law prescribed.
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Daniel Fisher Esquire produced a commission from the Hon'ble the Judges of the Superior Court of Law & Equity authorising him to practise as an attorney in this State, whereupon he took the necessary oaths for his qualification and admitted a practitioner in this court.
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John Augustus Williams Esquire produced a commission from the Hon'ble the Judges of the Superior court of Law & Equity authorizing him to pracise as an attorney in this State whereupon the said John took the necessary aoaths for his qualification and is admitted as a practitioner in this court
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Ordered that Roger Griffith Esqr. Josiah Rogers 7 Geroge Dismukes be appointed to settle with the administrators of Travis Harpedr's Estate.
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Ordered that Thomas Ragland, Henry Bray & James Underwood be appointed to settle with the administrators of David Smith's Estate.

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Grand Jury Sworn to Wit,
John Brantley, Foreman; 1. William Lacey, 2. Charles Morgan, 4. Herbert Haynes, 5. Isaac Petty, 6. Francis Jones, 7. Thomas Bell, 8. Simon Hadley, 9. Isham Johnston, 10 Jehu Pyle, 11. Stephen White, 12. Cornelius Dowd, 13. Thomas Oldham, 14. James Alston, 13. William Lassater.
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Ordered that Charles Shaw be bound unto John Herndon to learn the Coopers trade, he being Ten years old the thirtieth day of January next.
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Ordered that administration on the Estate of John McIntire be granted to Ann McIntire and Archibald McIntire they having given bond with John Thompson security in the sum of Two hundred and fifty pounds whereupon they were duly qualified & returned as Inventory of said Estate.
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Elijah Foshee one of the Original pannell is exempt from serving on the jury this court.
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Ordered that Ann mcIntire and Arch'd McIntire have leave to seel all the perishable property of the Estate of John McIntire agreeable to Law.
 

Pg. Ordered that the hands under Philip Harrington, Wm. Gunter, Wm. Johnson, Joseph Minter, and Joseph Stewart overseer open the new road from Glascock's old fields to Lucas's Bridge on Haw River, and that they work under Benjamin Gunter who is appointed overseer to open the same agreeable to Law.
==
Ordered that Isaac Carter be appointed overseer of the road in the room of Wm. Hobson the ensuing year.
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Eli Howard comes into court and maketh oath that he hath lost a Note of hand for Twenty Seven pounds, Ten shillings on a certain Wm. Spurling payable the Twenty fifth day of December in the year 1796 given the 9th day of December 1793. Witnessed by Othniel McPherson & Mason Griffith.
==
Ordered that the Sheriff summon a Jury agreeable to Law to lay off the Dower of the lands of which James Serv't (his middle name is Servant, sometimes spelled Scervant) Jones died seized to his widow Rebeckah Jones.
==
Sheriff fined Twenty shilling for neglect of Duty and not attending Court.

Pg. 28

John Remington
VS
David Johnston Gar'ee etc.  } Jury impanneled charged and sworn, to wit,
1. John Hadly, 2. Chiles McGee, 3. John Girdon, 4. John Pills/Pitts, 5. Joseph Farragh, 6. Micajah McGee, 7. John Ferrington, 8. Mark Brook, 9. Stephen Wilson, 10. Edward Warren, 11. Wm. Brantley, 12. Edmund Branch
and find one Thousand pounds wieght Tobacco one red cow one red calf a quantity of fodder Twenty wt. of Barr Iron five Bushels of corn two Bush'ls wheat one new spinning wheel and one hundred wieght of Pork and that David Johnston does owe and that the property levied on was the property of Joel Ramsey and asses the plaintiff damages to Three pounds four shillings and costs.
==
William Finley, Surveyor comes into court and Enters into new bond with Boling Hines and Thomas Ragland Esq. in the sum of Two hundred pounds.
==
In account current of the Estate of Travis Harper, dec'd settled by Roger Griffith, George Dismukes & Josiah Rogers returned into court and ordered to be recorded.
==
Ordered that Willis Dillard have leave to turn the raod from Evan Thomases along the old path to Willis Dillards from thence along a new cutt way to Harmans old road, & into the Ramsey road.

Pg.The Jurors appointed last court to lay off a new road from Ramsey Mill to George Lucases ferry on Haw River report they have laid off said road as follows, to wit, to turn out of Ramsey's road at Glascock's old field thence along the old path to Elliotts old field thence by Philemon Harrington's new clearing thence by John hartsoe's thence by Benjamin Gunters, Isham Gunters, James Brwonlow's by John Dunkins old place to across Robinson's Creek thence along or near a small path etc. to the ferry.
==
The Jury appointed last court to asses damages to Isham Johnston for the raod runing throw his land the Sherif returns he summoned Elisha Cain Esq'r to qualify the jury who fail'd to attend.
==
The Jury appointed last court to lay off a new road round Jesse Elli's plantation meet and refused to be sworn
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The Jury appointed last court to lay off a new road from Lucas' Bridge on Haw River into the road leading from teh Seven islands to Cyprets Bridge report they have laid off the said road as follows, to wit, that they have laid out the same agreeable to said order.
==
A deed from John Pennel to Sam'l Lindley was duly proved in open Court by the oath of Jehu Pyle.

Pg. 30

A deed from Jon Morton to William Hackney was proved in open Court by the oath of Charles Chalmers and ordered to be registered
==
A deed from Doct'r John Pyle to Jehu Pyle was proved in open court by the affirmation of Sam'l Lindley and ordered to be registered.
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A deed from Thomas & Rebeckah Terry to Jesse Johnson was duly acknowledged in open court and ordered to be registered.
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A deed from james Rosekrans to Henry Bray was duly proved in open court by the oath of Thomas Ragland, Esq. and ordered to be registered.
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A deed from John Pyle to Jehiu Pyle was duly proved in open court by the affirmation of Sam'l Lindley and was ordered to be registered.
==
A deed from Robert Howell Sr. to Robert Howell Jr. was duly proved in open court by the oath of James Terry and was ordered to be registered.
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A deed form Josiah Whitehead to Thomas Whitehead was duly proved in open court by the oath of James Terry and ordered to be registered.
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A deed from William Finley to Richard Kemp was duly proved in open court by the oath of Dan'l Williams and ordered to be registered.

Pg. 31.

A deed from  James Rosekrans to Henry Bray was duly proved in open court by the oath of Thomas Ragland, Esq'r & ordered to be registered.
==
A deed from Adam Wright to Joshua & John Newlin was duly proved in open court by the oath of James Terry and ordered to be registered.
==
A deed from Joshua Easland to Abel Olive was duly proved in open court by the oath of Thomas Stokes, Esq'r 7 ordered to be registered.
==
A deed form James Rosekrans to Henry Bray was duly proved in open court by the oath of Thomas Ragland, Esq'r & ordered to be registered
==
Ad deed from William Hart to Thomas Hart was duly proved in open court by the oath of Eleazar Andrews and ordered to be registered.
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A deed from Francis Farrell to Thomas Beal was duly proved in open court by the oath of Eleazar Andrews and ordered to be registered.
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A deed from William Hart to John Hart was duly proved in open court by the oath of Eleazar Adnrews and oredered to be registered.
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A deed from Thomas Stewart to James Bullard was duly proved in open court by the oath of Josiah Copland and ordered to be registered.

Pg. 32

A deed from William Hobson to Joseph Kemp was duly proved in open court by the affirmation of Joseph Hobson and ordered to be registered
==
A deed from William Cage to Anderson Stroud was duly proved in open court by the oath of Joseph Bishop and ordered to be registered.
==
A deed from Robert Johnston to Thomas Clegg was duly acxknowledged in open court and ordered to be registered
==
A deed of gift from Mary Brinkley to Sarah Brinkley was duly porved in open court by the oath of Philip Meroney and ordered to be registered
==
A deed from Isham Caudle to John Richardson was duly proved by the oath of George Richardson and ordered to be registered
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A Bill of Sale from Richard Putney to Charles Powell was duly proved in open court by the oath of James Powell and ordered to be registered in the clerks office
==
A deed from James Sellars to Laird Sellars was duly acknowledged in open court.

pg. 33

A Bill of Sale from Henry Poplin to Lydia Poplin was duly proved in open court by the oath of Eleazar Andrews and order'd to be registered
==
The last will and testament of James Wicker was exhibited in open court and proved by the oath of Thomas Wicker one of the subscribing witnesses thereto was on motion ordered to be recorded.
==
Then Court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock
Met according to adjournment
PRESENT
John Thompson
Robert Edwards
Samuel Stewart }  ESQUIRES
==
Ordered that William Cain be appointed overseer of the road in the room of Elisha Cain Esq. from Newhope Bridge to Wake County line the ensuing year.
==
A Bill of sale from Benjamin Buchannon Sr. to John Ramsey wsa duly acknowledged in open court and ordered to be registered.
==
Ordered that Thomas Ragland, Josiah Rogers and Roger Griffith be appointed a committee to settle with the administrators of Philip Herrin, dec'd.

Pg. 34

Thomas Stokes
VS
John Willcox's admin'rs  } Jury sworn impannelled and charged, to wit,
1. Chiles McGee, 2. John Ferrington, 3. Edward Warren, 4. John Younger, 5. John Pills/Pitts, 6. Mark Brooks, 7. William Brantley, 8. Joseph Foshee, 9. Mica: McGee, 10. Edm'd Branch, 11. Jno. Gorden, 12. Thomas Brooks, and find the bond to be the act and deed of John Willcox and that there are no payments satisfaction nor sett off and asses the plaintiff damages to four pounds nineteen shillings and two pence and court costs.
==
Ordered by the court that Sam'l Holladay and Jas. Bridges be recommended as proper persons to be added to the commission of the peace in this county.
==
Ordered that Francis Farrell, James Howard and Matthew Ramsey be appointed a committee to settle with the Exec'rs of Matthew Jones'  administrators of James Serv't Jones, dec'd.
==
Ordered that writs of Certiorari & supersedias issue in the appl. John Hogan against John Brown immediately
==
A deed from Edmund Waddell to Thomas Waddell was duly proved in open court by the oath of Arch'd McBryde and ordered to be registered.
==
A bill of Sale from James Taylor to Elijah Chamberlin was duly acknowledged in open court and ordered to be registered.

pg. 35

Reuben Shields
Vs
Joseph Rosser           }  Same Jury as in No. 5 and find for the pltff.
8.10.0. & court costs
==
A Bill of Sale from William Parham to John & Ambrose Ramsey's was duly proved in open court by the oath of Zach'a Harman and ordered to be registered
==
A Bill of Sale from Joshua Gross to Joseph Johnston was duly proved  in open court by the oath of Thomas Stokes and ordered to be registered
==
A Bill of Sale from Elisha Cain to John Ramsey was duly acknowledged in open court by the said Elisha and was ordered to be registered
==
A Bill of Sale from James Olive to Abel Olive was duly proved in open court by the oath of Abel Crow and was ordered to be registered
==
The court adjourned for on hour, then met according to adjournment
PRESENT
Elisha Cain
Robert Edwards
Wm. Edards
H. Lewis Lutterloh   } ESQUIRES

Pg. 36

Ordered that Juday Ray Daughter of Baker Ray 13 years of age the 9th August last be bound unto Michale Willson & wife until she arrives to lawful age.
==
John Heathcock
VS
John Christian  }  Case Same jury as in No. 12
Virdict for the defendant
==
Ordered that Edward Haskins Dennis be appointed overseer of the road from the Redfield ford's Ann Edwards's in the room of Robert Sellars
==
An Inventory of the Estate of William Rhodes dec'd upon oath returned into court & ordered to be recorded also an acct of sales of said Estate.
==
A deed from Isaac Bynum to Travis Rigsby was duly porved in open court by the oath of James Powell and ordered to be recorded
==
A deed from Thomas Doan to John Piggott was duly proved in open court by the oath of Isaac Cox and ordered to be recorded
==
A deed from Shadrick Hill to Isaah Hails was duly proved in open court by the oath of John Tuder and ordered to be recorded.

pg. 37

A deed from Temple Thompson to Isaac Cox was duly proved in open court by the affirmation of John Piggot and ordered to be recorded
==
A deed from Robert Cobb Sr. to Travis Jones was duly acknowledged in open court and ordered to be registered
==
A deed from Nancy Hogan to Robert Cobb was duly proved in open court by the oath of Elisha Cain and ordered to be registered
==
A deed from John Dillard to Elisha Dillard was duly acknowledged in open court and ordered to be registered
==
Then court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Thursday 13th met according to adjournment
PRESENT
John Thompson, Thomas Ragland, Henry Lewis Lutterloh } ESQUIRES
==
A deed from Zachariah Harman Esq. to John Tully duly acknowledged in open court by said Harman.

pg. 38

The Jury appointed last court to lay off one acre of land for the use of Richard Bohannon's Mill on Deept River return that they have laid it off and have valued the same to twnty shillings.
==
Levie Crow orphan of Josiah Crow comes inot court & chooses Richard Hatley his guardian whereupon the said Richard Hatley enters into bond with William Kirksey Thomas Bell & William Edwards in the sum of Two hundred pounds.
==
Ordered that the fine of last court on Edward Warren Jr. be remitted for his nonattendance as a juror having shown sufficient reasons, etc.
==
Ordered that the sheriff summon a jury agreeable to law to make a division of the undivided personal estate of Benjamin Watt, dec'd
==
The acc't currant of the Estate of Philip Herren dec'd returned inot court and ordered to be recorded
==
Ordered that William Campbell be appointed overseer of the road in the room of Solomon Terrell the ensuing year.
==
A deed from Isaac Teague to Samule McDaniel duly proved in open court by the oath of David Teague and ordered to be registered.

pg. 39

A deed from William Teague to Sam'l McDaniel duly proved in opne court by the oath of David Teague and ordered to be registered
==
A deed from Francis Teague to Samuel McDaniel duly proved in open court by the oath of David Teague & ordered to be reigstered.
==
A deed from Richard Cockran to Charles Chalmers duly porved in open court by the oath of Wm. Scurlock and ordered to be registered
==
A bill of sale from Elijah Chamberlin to Charles Chalmers duly proved by the oath of Wm. Scurlock and ordered to be recorded
==
A bill of sale from James Anderson Esq. to Charles Chlamers duly proved in open court and ordered to be recorded
==
Ordered that Thomas Poe a child of Nulty Tacket be bound to Mr. James Baker untill he arrives to lawful age he being about fourteen years of age now.
==
A deed from Arther Jones to Thomas Vanallendingham acknowledged in open court & ordered to be registered.

pg. 40

Robert Jones comes into court and was qualified as an Executor to the last will & testament of Natthew Jones, dec'd.
==
# 2 State
VS
Richard Morris & others } Ind. & for a cheat?
Jury sworn impannelled & charged
To wit:
1. John Pills, 2. Edmund Branch, 3. William Brantly, 4. Edward Warren, 5. John Ferrington, 6. Chiles McGee, 7. Micajah McGee, 8. Christopher Kirksey, 9. Robert Thompson, 10. Mark Brooks, 11. Wm. Pickard, 12. Thomas Hart.
Virdict guilty in manner and form as charged in the bill of Indictment and find five pounds each.
==
#16 State
VS
Patrick St. Lawrence } Indictment
Same jury as in  No. 2 empannelled & sworn virgict and fidn the defendant not guilty and on motion it is the opinion of the court & that Philip Taylor prosecutor pay cost.
==
Grand Jury discharged.

Ordered that William Green be allowed Twenty four shillings for 3 days attendance on the Grand Jury this term.
==
A deed from Zachariah Harman Sheriff to Joseph Rosser for 3033 acres land duly acknowledged by said Harman
==
A deed from the same to the same for 1920 acres acknowledged.

Pg. 41

A deed from the same to the same for 2725 acres duly acknowledged
==
A deed fromt he same to the same for 4039 acres also duly acknowledged
==
Then court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Fridy 14th met according to adjournment
PRESENT
    John Thompson
    Henry Lewis Lutterloh
    John Montgomery  } ESQUIRES

Ordered that the fine of Fiver pounds on Starling Carroll be remitted to 6 pence?
==
Ordered that the Sheriff be allowed Two pounds eight shillings as remittances on land and polls for the county tax for the year 1792 which he has made appear to the court he had no credit for sd. year & that he be allowed the same out of the present collection of the county tax.
==
John Ray orphan of Wm. Ray comes into Court and makes choice of Thomas Brinkley, his guradian.

pg. 42

Ordered that Rowland Andrews be appointed overseer of the road from Bear Creek to the Gulph and that the following hands work under him, Parish Self's hands, Russell Willitt, William Willett, James Kelly, Daniel borwn, Rowland Andrews, Lazarus Andrews, Bennett Fields, John Fields, Richard Oldham, Lemuel Smiths hands, Mrs. Willcox's hands & John Sinclair.
==
State
VS
Philimon Harrington } Indictment the following jury impannelled & sworn to wit,
1. John Pills, 2. Edmund Branch, 3. William Brantley, 4. Edwared Warren, 5. John Ferrington, 6. Chiles McGee, 7. Micajah McGee, 8. Mark Brooks, 9. John Wammack, 10. Christ'r Kirksey, 11. Alex'r Wilkey, 12. Zebulon Ditto
Verdict find the Defendant guilty in manner & form as charged in the Bill of Indictment, and find by the court forty shillings.
==
Ordered that William Adcock be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year in the room of Elijah Teague
==

pg. 43

Ordered that the Sheriff summon the following persons to attend next court as jurors, to wit,
Thomas Waddle, John Carter, Isaac Carter, Isaac Johnson, William West, William Gilliam, Peter Quakinbush, Samuel Baldwin, Thomas Braxton, Robert Thompson, Capt. William Poe, Geroge Dismukes, William Reddle, James Howard, William Lucas, John Dossett, David Teague, William Petty Sr., John Minter, Wiolliam Goldson, Philimon harrington, Quanton Millikin, Joseph Micham, William Johnston, Joseph John Alston, John Joseph Alston, Presley Cox, Thmas Brooks, Andrew Headen and William Duty.
==
Ordered that William Moody pay until Tabithea Webster six pounds per year for four years past and forty shillings for the lying in month.
==
Ordered that Joseph Brantley Jr. be allowed forty shillings for five days attendance on the pettit jury this term.
==

pg. 44

Then court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

15th Court met according to adjournment
PRESENT
Elisha Cain
Patrick St. Lawrence
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Bazel Manley } ESQUIRES

Ordered that the Order of last court appointing a jury to lay off a new road from Lucas's Bridge to the University be renewed and that the following hands be added to said jury, to wit, Philimon Ledbetter, Wiliam Wagston, John Merritt, Obediah Hudson, Hardy Hatley, Robert Parker, William Cole, James Kirby Sr, James Kirby, Jr., Thomas Adams, hardy Cain, Jacob Flowers Sr.
==
Ordered that George Lucas Esq. receive the following rates at this bridge over Haw River, to wit, for a four wheel carriage 3 pence? a two wheel carriage 1/6 per man & horse 1/ for each head of horses or cattle 4. each head of hogs or sheep 2. 5 d
==
This court remitts the fine of Samuel Stewart Esq. of 5 pounds to 6 d.
==

pg. 45

Ordered that the clerk deliver the execution Margret Hunter vs John Boyd returned by the constable to Soloon Roe he paying clerks fees.
==
Ordered that Labon Chapman overseer of the raod order his hands tow ork on the roads called Pettysalls road in furture and that the old road by Gressams be discontinued.
    ==
    Then court adjourned till court in course
Test. John Ramsey C. C.

pg. 46

February Term 1795

State of North Carolina
At a county court of pleas and quarter session begun and held for the County of Chatham at the courthouse in Pittsbo' the second Monday in February and on the ninth day of the month Anno Domini 1795 and in the XIX year of our Independance
PRESENT
Roger Griffith
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Patrick St. lawrence } ESQUIRES

Ordered that Matthew Ramsey, John Mebane & Patrick St. Lawrence be appointed to settle the estate of William Alston dec'd and report to next court
==
An acct. of sales of the Estate of John Justice dec'd returned into court and ordered to be recorded
==

pg. 47

The following Grand Jury Sworn to wit,
William Poe, forman
Quanton Millikin, William West, Robert Thompson, Peter Quakinbush, Andrew Headen, William Gilliam, John J. Alston, John Minter, Sam'l Baulden, David Teague, George Dismukes, William Riddle, William Petty, Wm. Duty.
==
Philip West appointed Constable, who give bond with John Foshee and Richard Cates in 250 pounds
==
Joseph Brantley Jr. appointed Constable who give bond with Tarlton maddox & Wm. Morgan in 200 pounds.
==
Stephen Straughan appointed Constable who give bond with Wm. Burns 7 Gideon Goodwin in 250 pounds.
==
Andrew Culberson records his Ear mark as follows to wit, A crop & a slit and an under bit in the right and
and under bit in the left
==
John Carter records his Ear mark as follows to wit, A swallow fork and an under bit in the right and an upper bit in the left
==
Stephen Hobson records his Ear mark a Crop in the right and an under bit in the left.
==
Elijah Hunter Son of Elijah Hunter JR, comes into court and makes choice of Elijah Hunter his guardian who give bond with Jehu Hunter in the sum of two hundred pounds
==
Ordered that John Ramsey & Matthew Ramsey be appointed to settle the estate of Cornelius Tyson dec.'d and report to this court
==
Acc't? sale of Cornelius Tyson dec'd returned into court & ordered to be recorded
==
The last will & testament of Henry Beasley dec'd returned into court and proved by the oath of Wm. O'Kelly, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto & on motion ordered to be recorded whereupon Wm. O'Kelly, Jesse Beasley and Isham Beasley, Exec'rs therein named was duly qualified and returned an inventory of said estate.  Order sale
==
Oredered that Owen Evans be appointed overseer of the road from Evan's Mill to Jedediah Burchard's & that the following hands work under him to wit, Wm. Hiles, Benj'n. Harris's, W. Gobers, Miles Scarboroughs, Mrs. (or Wm?) Harringtons, Peter Mattells?, Whitmil Harrington, Solomon Roe, Mrs. Evans
==

pg. 49

A deed from Shadrick Hill to Lucy Walker proved by Wm. Smith
==
A deed from Harman Tedder to Wm. Handcock, issued by James Smith
==
A deed from Joseph Hickmon to Sam'l culberson proved by Andrew Colberson
==
Court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Tesday Court met according to adjournment -
PRESENT
    John Thompson
Thomas Stokes
William Edwards } ESQUIRES

Ordered that John Thompson, James Howard & Matthew Ramsey be appointed to settle the estate of JOhn Willcox dec'd and report to this court
-==
Henry Collier comes into court and was duly qualified as an exe'r to the last will and testament of James Wicker dec'd and returns an inventory of said estate.

pg. 50

Ordered that a commission issue to South Carolina to take the depos'n of Richard Ares & Thomas Cooper to prove the Exec'n of a deed from Jos. Willson/ to John & Bennett Tomkins - Also to Virginia to prove a deed from James Tompkins to Hugh McPherson Witness Hugh Orr & Daniel McPherson
==
James Rigsbee
VS
Cumming Warrick }  The following jury sworn to wit,
1. Thomas Waddle, 2. John Carter, 3. Isaac Carter, 4. William Lucas, 5. Willm. Goldston, 6. Phil Harrington, 7. James Mitcham, 8. Willm. Johnston, 9. Thomas Brooks, 10. John Flemings, 11. James Brownlow, 12. Isaac Wheelus
Virdict for plaintiff & asses his damage to 1 d & 6 cost.
==
William Thompson
VS
Lemuel Smith  } The same jury as in No. 1 impannelled fidn the bond to be the act and deed of defendant and that there has been pd by a store? amt. 3.16.2 and asses the plaintiff damage to 34.6.0 & costs
==
Credit give by John Thompson in behalf pltff for 104.17.0 currency & deft agrees to pay the bond at 1% interest to the dollar.

pg. 51

John Londy
VS
Peter Singleton } Jury impanneled charged and sworn to wit,
1. Alex. Wilkins, 2. John Headen, 3. Henry Collier, 4. John Wammack, 5. Presley Cox, 6. Geo. Millikin, 7. Mark Brooks, 8. John Hall, 9. Charles Morgan, 10., Jos Hobson, 11. Wm. Campbell, 12. Jos. Foshee.
Virdict for plaintiff and asses his damages to one penny and costs.
==
Zebulon Ditto
VS
Philip Herrons, Adminstrators  }  Same jury as in No. 12 impannelled.
Plaintiff call'ed & non suit.
==
Charles Curtis assignee, etc.
VS
James Brownlow & Jas. Patterson } Same jury as in  No. 12.
Find the value fo the money mentioned in the bond to be 50 pounds and asses the pltffs. damages to 8 pounds.10 and costs
==
Lewis Brinkley
VS
James Langston }  Same jury as in No. 1 impannelled
Est.? Wm. Ray      }
Find for pltff 7 pound 1.0 & costs on motion of defen't atty. the court ordered a non suit.

pg. 52

Samuel Provines Esq. comes into court and was admintted as a practising attorney in this court as was qualified
==
Ordered that Job Ratliff orphan of Thomas Ratliff be bound to Edward Stewart untill he arrives to full age he being about 18 years old to learn the trade of wheel wright.
==
William Green appointed 'constable and give bond with james Younger security agreeable to law
==
Administration on the estate of Abner Smith was granted to John Wilkins who enters into bond with ----- (blank) in the sum of 250 pounds whereupon said Wilkins was duly qualified and returned an inventory
==
Ordered that Elisha Hunter Jr. son of Elisha Hunter be bound unto John Hunter until he arrives to alwful age he being about 13 years now to learn the business of a planter
==
Ordered that Reuben Crow son of Mansfield Crow be bound unto Simeon Mcmaster to learn the trade of Wheel wright he bieng 16 years of age the 4th day of May, next untill he arrives to lawful age.

pg. 53

Ordered that William Morgan be appointed oversee of the road instead of Thomas Ubanks and that the following hands work under him to wit, Presley Cox, Joshua Green, Wm. Edwards,' hands and James Gaines hands
==
An acc't of sales of the estate of John McIntire dec'd returned to court and ordered to be recorded
==
An acc't current of the Estate of Cornelius Tyson dec'd returned to court & ordered to be recorded
==
An acc't current of the estate of John Willson, dec'd returned to court & ordered to be recorded
==
The last will & testament of James Crow dec'd exhibited in open court & duly proved by the oaths of Vachal Clark & Rich. Cole, the subscribing witness's thereto & on motion ordered to be recorded whereupon John Crow & Stephen Crow the Exec'rs therein named was duly qualifiyd in open court

pg. 54

The last will & testament of James Anderson dec'd exhibited in open court and duly proved by J ohn Thompson & Benj. Atkinson, the subscribing witness's thereto and on motion ordered to be recored wherupon James Filds one of the Exec'rs therein named was duly qualifiyd in open court
==
A deed from Wm. Ward to Thomas Ward duly acknowledged in open court
==
A deed from same to Anthony Ward proved by Wm. Ward, Jr.
==
 A deed from same to Thomas ard, proved by William Ward, Jr.
==
A deed from same to same duly acknowledged in open court
==
a deed from William Ward Jr. to Thomas Ward duly acknowledged in open court
==
A deed from Philip Siler, Frederick Siler & Jacob Siler to Peter Siler duly porved by Adam Mosier
==
A deed from Philip Syler, Pliker Siler, Frederick Siler & Wimer Syler & Jacob Siler to David Record duly proved by Adam Mosier
==
A deed from Philip Hartso to Benjamin Gunter proved by William Hobson.

pg. 55

A deed from Jeremiah Piggott to John Davis duly proved by Wm. Ward Jr.
==
A deed from John Montgomery to Judith Dowd duly proved by Charles Dowd
==
A deed from john NcVay & wife to Hezekiah Harman duly proved by Robert Sellars
==
A deed from Abner Hill to Thomas Stokes duly proved by Hinchia Brewer
==
A deed form Henry Henderson to Benj. Bohannon Sr. duly proved by Thomas stokes
==
A deed from Levi Johnson to Jones Burrow duly proved by Wm. Campbell
==
a deed from John Johnson to Nicholas Fox duly proved by Ezekiel William
==
A deed from Jones Burrow to Thomas Parks duly proved by Wm. Campbell
==
A deed from Matthew Jones to Joseph Hackney duly proved by Ignatious West
==
A deed from Thomas Ray & wife to Jos. Bridges duly proved by Sam'l Stewart
==
A deed from same to same proved by same
==
A deed from Adam Mosier, David Record duly acknowledged by said Mosier

pg. 56

A deed from Elizabeth Brooks to Mark Brooks duly proved by Mark Brooks
==
A bill sale from Elizabeth Brooks to Mark Brooks duly proved by Mark brooks
==
 A bill of sale from Hudson Tayler to Thomas Beal duly proved by John Thompson, Esq.
==
A bill of sale from Sudwell Evans & James Anderson to Thomas Brooks duly proved by Thomas Brooks
==
Then Court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Wednesday 11th court net according to adjournmetn
PRESENT
Patrick St. Lawrence
Samuel Stewart
Lemuel Smith } ESQUIRES

Ordered that Robert Edwards Francis Farrell William Lucas & James Howard be appointed inspectors of the poll for Electing a representitive for this Division in Congress.

Pg. 57

Ordered that Giles Vick hae leave to keep a Tavern he having given Bond with James Howard and George Dismukes securities
==
Ordered that James Howeard have license to keep a tavern at his house in Pittsbo' he having given bond with George dismukes and giles Vick, sec'ty
--
# 15 Presley Cox
vs.
        William Morgan  } Jury impannelled & sworn to wit,
1. John Girdon, 2. John Carter, 3. Isaac Carter, 4. William Lucas, 5. John Crow, 6. Philimon Harrington, 7. Jos. Mitcham, 8. Thomas Brooks, 9. Cornelius Dowd, 10. Joseph Hackney, 11. Sam'l Holladay, 12. Micajah McGee,
and find the defendant not guilty
--
Ordered that the petition of John Sellars for building a water grist Mill on buck Horn Creek be granted and that he have leave to build said Mill on his own Land.
==
Ordered that Gideon Goodwin be appointed constable in his own district

pg. 58

Ordered that Francis John be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year from F. Jones to James Sellars in the room of Tapley Bynam and that the following hands work under him to wit, James Kirby's hands, Jacob Flowers' hands, James Kirby Jr., Wm. Griffins hands, Robert Cobbs' hands, Robert Edwards, Wm. Copland, Lawrence Bilberry, Edmund Straughan, james Heathcock, and Mrs. Jones's own hands.
==
A deed from Wm. Hutson to Isham Edwards duly acknowledged in open court.
==
A deed from John Bowers to Anderson Dennis duly acknowledged in open court.
==
A deed from James Battle to John Moss duly proved by the oath of Randolph Battle.
==
A deed from James Gaines to John Moss duly proved by the oath of Randolph Battle
==
Ad deed from George Poplin to Samuel Hinson duly proved by the oath of Eliazere Adnrews

pg. 59

A deed from Joseph Setton to Benj. Marley duly proved in open court by the oath of william Vestal.
==
A deed from Thomas moon to William Vestal duly proved in open court by the oath of Benjamin Marley
==
A deed of gift from Winnyfred Webb Mott to Phebe Mott duly proved in open court by the oath of Wm. Clark.
==
A Bill of sale from Smith Kellum to Richard Harris duly proved by the oath of James Langston
==
A Power Atty jacob Jinkins to John Caudle & John Jinkins duly proved in open court by the oath of Robert Edwards
==
A Bill of sale from Smith Kellum to Richard Haris for a negroe duly proved in open court by the oath of james Langston.
==
The last will & testament of David Maddox, dec'd exhibited in open court and duly proved by the oaths of James Langston z7 Talton Maddox the subscribing witnesses thereto and on motion ordered to be recorded whereupon Sarsh Madex & Tarlton Maddox two fo the Exec'r therein named were duly qualified in open court.
==
pg. 60

Then court adjouned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Thursday 13th Court met according to adjournment.
PRESENT
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Elisha Cain
Samuel Stewart } ESQUIRES

Ordered that Philip Meroney be appointed guardian of Phebe Mott he having given bond with Jacob McDaniel and Stephen Straughan securities in the sum of Five hundred pounds.
==
David Sellars is apointed constable in Capt.  (blank) District he having given bond with Gideon Goodwin security
==
Robert Stinson is appointed Constable in Capt. Sylars District he having given bond with Philip Meroney security
==
Administration on the estate of William Crain granted to his widow Sarah Crain & Roger Griffith they having entered into bond with William Lucas and James Massey securities in the sum of one thousand pounds and were duly qualified and returned an inventory of said estate.
==
Ordered that William Edwards be appointed Constable in Catp.  (blank ) District who give bond with  (blank ) security

pg. 61

# 2 State
VS
      John Willett  } Jury sworn & impannelled, to wit,
1. thomas Brooks, 2. Thomas Waddell, 3. John Carter, 4. Isaac Carter, 5. Joseph Mitcham, 6. Willm. Goldson, 7. William Margan, 8. Tarlton Maddox, 9. Sam'l Brooks, 10., Henry Bray, 11. Robert Sellars, 12. Thomas Hart
and find  not guilty motion that the prosecutor pay costs, motion overruled.
==
# 3  State
Vs
William Robison  } Same ZJury as in # 2 only Jacob McDaniel in the room of Sam'l Brooks who were sworn and impannelled and find the Defend't guilty in manner and form as charge din the Bill of indictment.
==
Ordered that the following hands work on the road whereof Edward Morgan is overseer, to wit, William Morgan, Zach'a, Morgan, Joseph Brown, Lewis Henderson, & Quainton Millikin.

pg. 62

Then court adjourned till tomorrow morning ten o'clock
Friday morning Court mett according to adjournment
PRESENT
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Riger Griffith
Samuel Stewart  }     ESQUIRES

Ordered that Ebenezer Eliott be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year in the room of Rich. Nall, from Bear Creek to Indian Crek & the usual hands work under him.
==

#4  State
VS
Nicholas Fox & other   }  The following Jury impanneled & sworn as to Henry Adcock & William Adcock, to wit,
1. Thomas Brooks, 2. Thomas Waddle, 3. Isaac Carter, 4. John Carter, 5. Joseph Micham, 6. William Goldston, 7. Cristopher Kirksey, 8. Jacob Teague, 9. Wm. linley, 19. John Harman, 11. Eliazer Andrews, 12. John Marley.
Virdict not guilty. Motion for prosecutor to pay cost - over ruled
==
Ordered that Joseph Brantly Constable be allowed forty shillings for five days att. on the petit jury this court.
==

pg. 63

A bill fo sale from Joseph Dilliard to Ambrose 7 John Ramsey duly proved in open court by the oath of Francis Drake and ordered to be recorded
==
Charles Mark appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year int he room of James Brownlow
==
Ordered that William Foshee be allowed six pounds for his trouble and expenses as administrator of the Estte of Joseph Burchard, dec'd
==
Ordered that Aaron Headen be appointed overseer of the raod the ensuing in the room of william Adcock
==
Ordered that Nathan Stedman be apointed overseer of the raod the ensuing year in the room of James Massey from Blankstons Creek to the town of Pittsb'o.
==
Ordered that the Sheriff summon the following juror to attend next Hillsborough Superior Court to wit, Joseph Stewart, Thomas Snipes, Robert Jones, Joseph harman, Charles Chalmers & John Ferrington.

pg. 64

Ordr'd that the Sheriff summon the following jurors to attend next court, to wit,
Robert Sellars, Thomas Sypirt, Joseph Pitts, John Kilby, Thomas Adams, Benj. Foreman, William Grigory, thomas Adams, Haw river, Shadrach Goodwine, Francis Jones, Cannon Brasell, Olive Owen, Hugh Edwards, William Griffen, Stephen Willson, David Justice, Richard West, Joseph Hall, James Linsey, John Fike, James Powell, Joseph Foshee, John Foshee, Wm. Foshee, Elijah Foshee, John Sinclair, Isaac Petty, haryman Taylor, William Henderson & James Stewart.

Then Court adjourned till tomorrow morning ten o'clock

Saturday court net according to adjournment
PRESENT
Roger Griffith
George Lucas
Patrick St. Lawrence }      ESQUIRES

pg. 65

Ordered that Richard Harris be appointed overseer of the raod the ensuing year in the toom of Philemon Harrington from haw River to the forks fo the road by Galscocks old field & that the usual hands work under him.
=-
John Billiam comes into court and consents to taking the deposition of John Brown?  and Rigdon Brown (Beaver?) in his suit with Mary Brinkley.
==
Ordered that James Brownlow be appoitned overseer of the road the ensuing year from Lucas's Bridge into the courthouse Road and that the following hands work under him, to wit, John Marks, Benjamin Gunter, Isham Gunter, Jr., Willis Gunter, John Brownlow, George Landers, George Lucas's one hand, John Hartso, Isaac hartso, Philip Hartso's one hand.
==
Ordered that William Poe have leavet ot build a watter grist mill on his own land on Haw River, he complaying with the act of assembly in such case made & provided.

pg. 66

Ordered that the following jury be summoned to lay off a new road from Lucases Bridge to Cyperts Bridge in New Hope to wit, Richard Bishop Sr. Richard Bishop, Jr. Henry Bishop, Laben Smart, Thomas Bell, William Lambeth, David Sellars, Charles Goldston & Thomas Billbry.
==
Ordered tha the petition of Levi Johnston to ratify a mistake in a srvey of land be granted & that a certificate isse to the secretary of State to alter the grant No. 1116 for one hundred 7 fifty acres to two hundred & sixty five acres, it appearing to the court to be a mistake of the surveyor.
==
Ordered that the order of this court for binding Elisha Hunter Jr. son of Elisha Hunter to John Hunter be rescinded and the Mother his natural guardian, take him unto her care.
==
Ordered that the admiistrators of the Estate of William Crain Dec'd have leave to sell the perishable estate of thier testator agreeable to law.

pg. 67

Ordered that David Sellars be sighted to appear next court, and also have Dread? Mize before the court, to answer such allegations as may then be advised for it ? treatment twoards the said Dread Mize.

                        P. St. Lawrence
                        Roger Griffith
                        Geo. Lucas

    State of North Carolina}
    Granville Co.                   }

        This day came before me one the Judges of teh Superior Court of Law and Equity for the said state, James Lewis Esquire of the said County of Granville and philimon Halcomb, gentelman of the county of Prince Edward in the State of Virginia both being Executors of the last will and testament of Major James Anderson of the County of Chatham of the State of North Carolina aforesaid, and each of them took the oath of an Executor and swore will and faithfully to execute the last will and testament of the aforesiad James Anderson, dec'd.
                                        Sign'd Jno Williams, J. O. C. L. E.

pg. 68
                        May Term, 1795
State of North Carolina
        At a County Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions began and held for the county of chatham at the Court house in Pittsborough on the second Monday in may and on the 11th day of the month Anno Domini 1795 and in the XIX year of our Independence
==
PRESENT
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Bassel Manely
Riger Griffith
Thomas Ragland  } ESQUIRES

Ordered the Sheriff summon the following Jury to lay off a road the nearest & best way from Lutterloh's ford formerly called Clark's ford on Haw River to our County line to meet the new cut road from Hillsb'o which runs by Benj. Lacy to our county line - Thomas West, Richard Cates, Wm. Pickard, Robert Clark, Isaac Crow, John crow, Stephen Crow, Joseph Micham, John Micham, Philimon lacy Sr. Nath'l Brewer, John Fike, Rich'd West, Wm. West, Ignatious West Sr., Benj. Lacy
==

pg. 69

Ordered that John Thompson, thomas Ragland, 7 James Howard be appointed a committee to settle the estate of John Willcox & Christie McInzie and report to this court.
==
Ordered that Henry Lewis Lutterloh, Esquire have three years time allowed him to finish his mill on haw River agreeable to his petition filed
==
William Hugh wiliams, Esquire produced a commission from the Hon'ble the Judges of the Superior Court of Law & Equity authorizing him to practice as an attorney in this state whereupon the said William took the necessary oath for his qualification and is admitted as a practising attorney in this court
==
The follwing Grand Jury Sworn to wit,
Francis Jones, foreman, Robert Sellars, Joseph Foshee, James Powell, Elijah Foshee Sr., Hugh Edwards, John Fike, Cannon Brazeal, Isaac Petty, Olive Owen, James Stewart Sr., John Sinclair, Wm. Griffin, Thomas Addams & John Kilby.
==
William Green Constable Sworn
Ordered that Patrick St. Lawrence, Robert Jones, John Ramsey, Bassel Manley, James M. Burton, be appointed a committee to settle & finally adjust the acc'ts of the Exe'rs of Wm. alston, dec'd and report to this court.

pg. 70

Ordered that Nicholas Quishenberry's order of August Sessions '92 for leave to build a water grist mill on Cub Creek be renewed.
==
Thje court ordered that Elijah Hunter guardian of Elijah Hunter produce to the Justices of this county court at their next court to be held on the 2nd Monday of August next the said Elijah Hunter the ward and that the said Elijah Hunter the guardian do thn appear and shew cause why the order appointing him guardian should not be mended, upon the application of Stephen Brooks and Mary,his wife.
==
Wlisha Sylar comes into court and makes choice of John Silar his guardian whoenteres into bond with Thomas Ragland in the sum of one hundred pounds.
==
Ordered tha the Sheriff summon the sollowing jury to lay off a road from Lucas's Bridge on Haw River to Cyprets Bridge on New Hope to wit,
Labon Smart, Charles Godson, Rich'd Bishop, Henry Bishop, Benjamin Bishop, Jacob lassater, John Wren, William Lucas, Rich. Waddle, William Lambeth, Richardson Lambeth, Willm. Cain, John Bland, John Kelly, Thomas Bilberry, & report to next court.

Pg. 71

Ordered that Bassell Manley & James Howard be appointed a committee to settle the acc'ts and vouchers of the Estate of Joseph Burchet, dec'd and report to this Court.
==
Ordered that Elizabeth Herser child of Ann Hersey about seven years of age be bound unto Joseph Hobson & wife untill she arrives to full age.
==
John Brantley Jr., assignee
VS James Watley  } Judgm't by deft. &  & Eng'n
The following jury impannelled & sworn to wit -
1. Jacob McDaniel, 2. Elijah Teague, 3. John Harman, 4. Lewis Mathis, 5. Richmond Levens, 6. Osbern Dillard, 7. Joseph Hobson, 8. John Gorden, 9. Benj. Bohannon, 10. Spencer Stewart, 11. William Goldston, 12. John Petty, vidict find that value of the money mentioned in the bond to be of the value of 370.7.4
==
A deed Joseph Stewart to Francis Farrell duly proved by the oath of Charles Chalmers
==
A deed from Isaac Marshill to John Davis duly proved by Benj. Marshill
==
A deed from John Davis to Isaac Marshill duly proved by the oath of Benj. Marshill

pg. 72

A deed from Zachariah harman Esq.'r to Henry Lewis Lutterloh duly proved by the oath of John Ramsey
==
A deed from Miles Scarborough & Henry Allen to Robert & Thomas Hill Jones duly proved by the oath of Patrick St. Lawrence
==
An instrument of writing from Wm. Alston Sr., Exec'r of Jos. Jno. Alston proved in open court by the oath of Willis Alston & ordered to be recorded.
==
Then Court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Tuesday Court met according to adjournement
PRESENT
patrick St. laruence
Bassell Manley
Boling Hines   } ESQUIRES

An acc't current of the Estate of William Alston, dec'd returned to Court agreeable to the order of this court properly adjusted by the auditors and the court admit the same and the vouchers filed 7 ordered to be recorded
==
Ordered that John Jos. alston be appointed guardian or next friend John Joseph Alston orphan of Wm. Alston, dec'd prosecute his suit

pg. 73

Ordered that the following persons of the original pannell be fined the sum of 10s each nisi for not attending court beinglegally summoned to wit,
Thomas Cypret, Joseph Pitts, Benj. Foreman, William Richard West, and Hardiman Tayler.

# 92  John Joseph Alston & others under the age of 21 years by their next friend J. Jos. Alston
VS
William Alstons Exe'rs.    }  Jury impannelled sworn and charged to wit,
1. Jesse Buckner, 2. Presley Cox, 3. Joseph Hobson, 4. Richard Cates, 5. George Saunders, 6. Shadrick Weaver, 7. Matthew Davis, 8. John Foshee, 9. David Teague, 10. Thomas West. 11. Sam'l Holladay, 12. James Lindsey, and find that the defendants Testator did assum and assess the plaintiff damages to one hundred and sixty pounds and costs and find assets to the amount of the deb & costs.
==
Ordered that Josiah Rogers, Thomas Bell, and Eleazar Andrews be fined 10s. each for not attending as talismen being summoned by the Sheriff.
==
# 2.  John Brown
VS
Robert Sellars  } Jury impannelled sworn & charged to wit,
1. Joseph Pitts, 2. William Grigery, 3. Thomas Adams Jr.
4. Thomas Cypret, 5. Miles Scarborough, 6. William Lindley, 7. Christopher Kirksey, 8. William Ramsey, 9. John Riddle, 10. Joshua hadley, 11. Willm. Bryant, 12. Thomas Bell
==

Oredered that William Bryant be fined 10s. for not answering when summoned as a talisman when summoned by the Sheriff.

pg. 74

John McDaniel
VS
Thomas Stokes   } Debt plea nil debit
The same jury as in No. 92 impanelled turn & charged, who say they find that the defendant does owe the one hundred pounds of the value of sixteen pounds six shillings and eight pence in manner and form as the plainteiff has declared against him and cost appeal pray & granted having? filed & bond given with Wm. Duggy & John Ramsey  ---?
==
Ordered that Martin Fismire be continued overseer of the road the ensuing year leading from Bear Creek to the county line and that the following hands work under him to wit, Ambrose Smith, Isaac Smith, Evan Hughes, John Fismire, Balaam Fismire, Bunyan Johnson, Richard Wilkerson, James Powers, Robert Wilson, David Powers, Gilliam Powers and Robert Harden
==
Ordered that the Sheriff pay Bias Rogers the sum of Twenty nine pounds nineteen shillings and six pence the labour for building the brdige over New Hope agreeable to the report of the commisssioners returned to this court and filed.
==
Lewis Brinkley
VS
James Langston, Exc'r  } App'l
The same Jury as in No. 2
impannelled sworn and charged who say they find for the plaintiff seven pounds ten shillings
==
Isaac Hersey
Vs
Philip Saunders  } app'l Jury impannelled sworn & charged to with,
1. John Foshee, 2. Jos. Hobson, 3. George Saunders, 4. James Lindsey, 5. John Hatley, 6. Joab Brooks, 7. Jesse Buckner, 8. Richard Cates, 9. Matthew Davis, 10. David Teague, 11. William Hamblet, 12. Sam'l Holladay
and find for the plaintiff and asses his damages to Eight pounds nineteen shillings and two pence & costs.

pg. 75

An additional inventory of James Sv't Jones returned into court and ordered to be recorded, also an acc't of sales and and acc't current returned also and ordered to be recorded with the vouchers filed
==
The last will and testament of Philip Taylor, dec'd exhibited in open court & duly proved by the oaths of Thomas Patterson 7 George Lucas Jr. & ordered to be recorded whereupon the Executrix & James Tayler Exec'rs therein named were duly qualified in open court
==
An inventory of the Estate of David Maddox, dec'd returned into court & ordered to be recorded
==
Michael Willson appointed Constable in Capt. Christians District who given bond with Sam'l Wilson &Thomas Cypret agreeable Law
==
A Bill of sale from Edmond Branch to Francis Parham duly acknowledged
==
A Bill of sale from same to same acknowledged
==
An inventory of the Estate of James Anderson returned into court and oredered to be recorded
==
A deed from Strangeman Moglin to John Burns Sr. proved by John Bursn, Jr.
==
A deed from Benj. Bagley to Levi Johnson proved by the oaths of Andrew Hedden

pg. 76

A deed from David Sellars to James McIver acknowledged in open Court
==
A deed from Stephen Powell to John Dabneyproved (by) Lemuel Smith
==
A deed, Daniel copland to John Ramsey duly ack. in open court
==
A deed from Thomas Branton to John Ramsey proved by the oath of Robert Jones
==
A deed from same to same proved by same
==
A deed from John Sheppard to Philip Johnson proved by the oath of Arch'd McBryde
==
A deed from Abell Green to james Gaines duly ack'd in open court
==
A deed from james Younger to John mcAuslan proved by the oath of Thomas Younger
==
A deed from William willis to Susannah Thodes proved by the oath of Abell Olive
==
A deed from Gideon Goodwin Sr. to Thomas Gregory Jr. proved byt the oath of Gideon Goodwin
==
A deed from William Howell to James White, proved by Thomas Beal
 ==
A deed from Elijah Fike to Willis Johnson proved by the oath of John Jos. Alston
==
A deed from John Morgan to Thomas Grigory proved by the oath of mary Ledbetter

pg. 77

A deed from Jesse Rigbee to John Willson proved by the oath of John Price
==
A deed from Isham Bilberry to James Sellars duly acknowledged
==
A deed from William Bynam to Bias Rogers proved by the oath of Wm. Kirksey
==
A deed from Wm. Brinkley to Isham Rosser proved by the oath of Cyrus Rosser
==
A deed from John McSwine to Henry Bray proved by the oath of John Welsh
==
A deed from Jacob Routh to Henry Bray proved by the oath of Thomas Ragland
==
A deed  from Thomas Forrester Jr. to Thomas Forrester Sr. proved by the oath of David Teague
==
A deed from John Moore to David Ausley proved by the oath of John Gorden
==
A deed from Mordecai Brown to George Brewer proved by the oath of Wm. Finley
==
A deed from Michael Wilson & John Moore to William Moore proved by the oath of James Langston
==
A deed from Robert Sellars to James Sellars duly acknowledged in open court
==
Ordered that Presley Cox, Thomas burns, and Shadrick Weaver be find 10 s. cash for no answereing when called as jurors.

Pg. 78

Then Court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock
==
Wednesday Court met according to adjournment
PRESENT
Lemuel Smith
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Boling Hines
Elisha Cain      } ESQUIRES

Ordered that John Thompson Esquire be appointed Guardian of the four infant heirs at law of the late John Willcox to defend them on the petition filed against them by Rebecca Willcox, widow of the said dec'd, ordered also that the said John Thompson be appointed Guardian for Jane and Rebecca Willcox infant daughters of the said John Wilcox in order to defen them on the petition filed against them and others by Rebecca Willcox the widow of the said dec'd.
==

Ordered that the Sheriff summon a jury of good and lawful men to lay off the dower in lands to Rebecca Willcox widow and relict of John willcox, dec'd, agreeable to her petition
==
Cornelius Dowd mentioned in a commisssion of the peace for this county comes into court and took the several oaths presecribed by law necessary for his qualification as a Justice of the Peace.
==

pg. 79

# 15 - Edmund King
VS
William Hobson  } Debt.
                Jury imapnnelled sworn & charged, to wit,
1. Joseph Pitts, 2. Thomas Cypret, 3. William Gregory, 4. John Foshee, 5. Shadrick Goodwin, 6. thomas Adam, 7. Philip Mersoney, 8. John Fox, 9. William Campbell, 10. William Hill, 11. John Fleming, 12. Joseph hackney
who say they find that the defendant did enter into recognizance in manner and form as declared on and that there is no former recovery and assess the plaintiff's damages to one penney and six pence costs. The court adjudges that there is no former recover, The plaintiff shew to the court by a Judgement which Herndon Harralson, guardian of teh orphans of Peter Gill, dec'd obtained against Jos. Gill Jr. representatives Damages to the amount of seventy five pounds nineteen shillings and eight pence, for which and the costs judgment is granted
==
'Dedimus de be nisi' to Issue to take the deposition of William Hill on behalf of the plaintiff in the suit, John Gilliam vs Mary Brinkley ten days notice to be given.
{Editor's note - my knowledge of Latin has flown and I find nothing similar, in "Black's Law dictionary, for this phrase or of the word below in pg. 80 }
==
Ordered that John Fleming be appointed overseer of the road instead of Daniel Hackney and that he have the same hands as Hackney
==
Robert Edwards assignee
vs
Mial Scurlock & Overton Daniel } Debt
Same jury as in No. 15 only Joshua Hadley in the room of James Lindsey who being impannelled sworn and charged do find the value of the dollars metioned in the bond to be a 31.13.4 and assess the plaintiff damages to 6.10.8 & 6d. costs

pg. 80

# 19 -John Hogan
VS
Caleb Jolly } Orleorari ?
Jury impannelled sworn 7 charged to wit,
1. Parish Self, 2. Job ward, 3. James McIver, 4. Gideon Goodwin, 5. Wm. Moody, 6. Sam'l McDaniel, 7. Jacob McDaniel, 8. Isaac Henderson, 9. Jno Wammack, 10. John Sylar, 11. Nicholas Fox, 12. Jos. Gilleland
and find for the plaintff on epenney and costs

#20 - Same
VS
James Perry  } same jury as in No. 19 and find for pltff 1 d. & costs
==
#21  - Same
VS
John Douglass  } Same Jury as in No. 19 and find for plaintiff 1 d. & costs
==
#22 - Same
Vs
Jacob Cumbo }   (nothing else written
==
The court prosecded unanimously to appoint Zach Harman Sheriff for the ensuing year ordered that he be recommended to his Excellency the Governor for a commission.
==
Ordered that John Ramsey clerk of this court be allowed the sum of twenty pounds for his Exoficious services the past year and the sum of ten pounds for stationary. Returns to the Treasurer & conptrollers &tc and that  the Sehriff pay the same out of the county tax.
==
Ordered that Zach'a Harman Sheriff be allowed the sum of Thirty four pounds for his Exoficious services theplast year
==
#25 ? - Rich'd Kennon's admin'rs.
VS
Mattiah Turner  }  Jury sworn to wit, Jos. Pitts, Thos Cypret, Wm. Grigory, John Foshee, Sahdrick Goodwin, Thos. Adams, Jos. Hadley, John fox, Wm. Campbell, Wm. Hill, John Fleming & Jos. Hackney - who say they find for plaintiff 30 pounds and 6 d. costs.

pg. 81

An acc't of Sales of the Estate of James Crow dec'd returned into Court and ordered to be recorded
==
And acc't current of the Estate of Cristie McKinzie dec'd returned into court and ordered to be recorded ballance int he adm'r hands 16.01
==
And acc't current of the Estate of John Willcox dec'd liquidated by John Thompson James howard 7 thomas Ragland approved by the Court and ordered to be recorded ballance due the adm'rs Eighty Eight one shilling and two pence
==
Barkley Walker to Laird Sellars Indenture proved in open court by the oath of James Sellars
==
Charles Dowd appointed constable who give bond with John Thompson agreeable to law
==
A deed from Wm. Lacy to Benjamin Lacy duly proved in open court by Daniel Conklin
==
A deed from Wm. Fenely to Danile McPherson proved by the oath of Jahu Pyle
==
A deed from John Husbands to Rebecca Willcox duly proved by the oath of Murcock McKenzie
==
A deed from Gideon Goodwin to Thomas Gregory duly proved by the oath of Tignal Jones Jr.
==
A deed from Tignal Jones Jr. to Francis Jones duly acknowledged in open court
==
A deed from Thomas Howel to Heth? Hart proved by the oath of Wm. Campbell

pg. 82
Then court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

14th Thursday court met according to adjournment

PRESENT
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Bassel Manley
Lemuel Smith
Boleing Hines  }  ESQUIRES

A deed from William Green & mary his wife to John Piggott was duly acknowledged in open court by William green
==
John mcDanile
VS
Thomas Stokes }  Afidavit filed - argument for a rul for granting a new trial overruled
==
State
VS
Jacob McDaniel  }  Sci fa
Motion for remitting the forfeiture
Justices present
Bassel Manley, Boling Hines, Henry L. Lutterloh, John Thompson & Lemuel Smith, Esquires -
And after argument the court now here over rules the motion
==
State
VS
William Robinson  } Indic't for assault
Jury sworn to wit,

pg. 83

1. Joseph Pitts, 2. Thomas Cypret, 3. William Gregory, 4. John Foshee, 5. Rhomas Adams, 6. Shadrick Goodwin, 7. James Lindsey, 8. Sam'l Brooks, 9. Jno Wammack, 10. Jas. Lassater, 11. John Dorsett, 12. Thomas Ray
and find not guilty. Motion for prosecutor to apy costs after argument the court adjudges that the prosecutor do pay costs
==
Ordered that Thomas Ragland Esq. Henry Bray, & matthew Ramsey, be appointed to settle the amounts fo the adm'r of David Smith Jr. dec, and report to this court - Acc't returned by the above comittee. concured with by the court and ordered to be recorded
==
The acc't of the Estate of Joseph Burchet refered to Bassel Manley & James Howard settled, concured with by the court and ordered to be recorded.
==
ABill of Sale from James Alston to John Williams duly proved by the oath of william Foshee & on motion ordered to be recorded.
==
Ordered that John Watts an orphan of Thomas Watts be bound unto Henry Turkness? until he arrives to alwful age to learn the trade of a Hatter he being sixteen years of age now

pg. 84

The State
VS
Richard Brown  } Indic't assault - Charged & please not guilty
The following jury impannellled & sworn to wit.
1. John Hernady, 2. Joshua Caudle, 3. John Petty, 4. John Hunter, 5. John Gorden, 6. John Merton, 7. William Hackney, 8. John Pickett,  9. William Burns, 10. William Hamblet, 11. Francis Drake, 12. Willm. Campbell.
who say they find the defendant guilty in manner and form as charged in the Bill fo Indictment
==
An inquest over the dead body of Robert Dennis returned by John Harman coroner, Coroner allowed twenty four shillings, ordered that the Sheriff pay the same out of the county tax.
==
Then Court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Friday Court met according to adjournment
PRESENT
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Sam'l Stewart
Patrick St. lawrence  } ESQUIRES

Ordered that the Sheriff cause all persons retailors of liquors cake sellers or other pedlars remove their stands to the commons of the town & that in future he do not suffer any such to intrude on the courthouse lands.

pg. 85

Ordered that Jane Pasmore child of Bethseba Pasmore seven years of age be bound unto Samuel Stewart Esquire & wife untill she arrives to lawful age to learn the business of housewifery
==
State
VS
Richard Brown  } Indic't petit larc'y
charged & pleads not guilty
The following jury impannelled & sworn to wit,
1. Joseph Pitts, 2. Thomas Adams, 3. William Gregory, 4. Thomas Cypret, 5. James Lindsey, 6. John Foshee, 7. Shacrick Goodwin, 8. John Wammack, 9. Samuel Baulder, 10., Sameul Brooks, 11. William Moody, 12. Stephen Brooks
find the defendant not guilty - court adjudges that the prosecutor pay costs
==
State
VS
Jacob McDaniel } Indic't assault & battery
Charged & pleads not guilty
The following jury impannelled & sworn vizt:
1. Charles Chalmers, 2. Abel Green, 3. Philip Meroney, 4. William Lucas, 5. Daniel Brown, 6. Isham Gunter, 7. James Howard, 8. James Lassater, 9. Francis Farrell, 10. Gilliam Daniel, 11. John Caudle, 12. Michael Wilson
find the defendant guilty & find 4 pounds
==
A deed from Vincent Self to Isaac Whellis duly proved in open court by the oath of John Hurley and ordered to be recorded
==
Ordered that the fine imposed on Benj. Gunter yesterday of 5 pounds be remitted to 5 shillings?

pg. 86

Ordered that the fine imposed this court on the following jurors be remitted, Shadrick goodwin, William Grigory, Joseph Pitts, Thomas Cypret and Thomas Adams
==
Grand Jury Discharged-
William Green Constable allowed forty shillings five days attendance
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Ordered that John evans pay unto Nancy Right forty shillings for the laying in month and five pounds for each and every year for five years to be paid annually, if the child should so long live, the forty shillings and two pound then shillings for the half of the first year to be paid immediately the other half of the first year being fifty shillings more to be paid on the 6th day of October next and the subsequent payments to be made annually on the 6th day of October in every year untill the whole be paid
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Ordered that John Hurley be appointed overseer of Tomlinsons road from the Gulph Road to Rockey River in the room of James Lassater
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Ordered that Edward Stewart be appointed oversee of the road the ensuing year from the county line crossing the Anson road to the Woolf Spring in the room of Hugh Moffitt & that the hands that work under Moffitt work under him

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Ordered that Isaac Bright be appointed overseer fo the road the ensuing year in the room of William Gunter from the court house to Stinking creek & that the usual hands work under him
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Ordered that James Simmons be appointed overseer of the raod the ensuing year inthe room of Jesse West leading from Clark ford on Haw River to Dry Creek and that the following hands work under him Vizt. Thomas West 1 hand, Elnathan Davis 1 hand, Sylas Clark William Brooks, Wm. Mitcham
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Ordered that John Mitcham be appointed oversee of the road the ensuing year in the room of Robert Clark and that the hands that work under Clark work under Mitcham
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Ordered that James Emmerson be appointed overseer of the road the ensuing year in the room of John McAuslin and that the usual hands work under him
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Ordered that James Alston be apointed overseer of the road the ensuing year in the room of Richard Tyson from Indian Creek Moore County line crossing Deep River at Tysons Mill and that the usual hands work under him
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Ordered that the following hands be added to the raod whereof Owen Evans is overseer of Herbert Hill James Wright, Simon Foshee, Wm. Wright & Brittian Mathis.
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 On Wednesday the Court transacted the following business which by mistake was omitted to be entered in it's proper place
# 27 = Jerbert Haynes
VS
Bennet Jackson  } Jury sworn impannelled & charged the same jury as in No. 19 only Wm. Lucas in the room of Jos. Gillilands - and find that the bond is the act & deed of Barnet Jackson & assess the plainriff damages to five pounds sixteen shillings & costs
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Spencer Vaughan
VS
William Smith } Certeoria def't & Eng.r
The same jury as in No.27 sworn impannelled & charged juror withdrawn
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Ordered that six pence on each hundred acres of land and one shilling & six pence on each poll be collected as a county tax for the year 1794
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State
VS
Robert King  } Ordered that Wm. Green a witness be discharged from attending any congr' on behalf to the State
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Ordered that the Sheriff summon the follwoing persons to attend next court as jurors to wit,
Richard Harris, Thomas Wicker, Thomas Riddle, Thomas Odian, Stephen Groce, James Taylor, Chiles McGee, Cato Riddle, Simon White, Sam'l Holloday, Thomas Steel, Thomas Brackstone, Joseph Farrow, Alex'r Burnett, James Bynam, John Henderson, Murdo McQueen, William Riddle, William Petty, John Petty, William Drake - Simon White, William Gilliam, Solomon Chapman, Frederick Ragland, James Gaines, William Brantley Sr., William Branston, Francis Drake, Isaac Richardson -

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Ordered that the following Justices be appointed to receive the list of Taxes the ensuing year.
Mirick's District     - Cornelius Dowd
Riddles    "              - John Thompson (return'd)
Evans's   "               - Thomas Stokes        "
Christians "            - Thomas Griffith        "
Kirby        "              - Robert Edwards        "
Goodwins  "            - William Merritt           "
Lacy's       "            - Thomas Snipes            "
Hailds        "            - H. L. Lutterloh            "
Stewart        "          - George Lucas            "
Headen        "          - Boling Hines             "
Rosson        "           - John Mebane            "
Sylars         "            - Thomas Ragland        "
McSwine     "            - Lemuel Smith            "
Brays            "           - Joseph Bridges        "
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Ordered that the Sheriff summon the following jury to view & lay off a new road round Joseph Harmans plantation 7 report to next court to wit,
Robert Jones, William Hambelt, James Stewart Sr., Charles Marsh, Colo. Griffith, James massey Sr., Elijah Foshee, Joseph Foshee, Thomas Jones, James Howrad, John Minter, Jeptha Stewat, Philip Meroney & William Moran
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A Bill fo Sale from Adam Marley & henry White to Ambrose & John Ramsey duly proved in open court by the oath of Mial Scurlock and ordered to be recorded
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Then court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock

Saturday court met according to adjournment

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PRESENT
Henry lewis Lutterloh
Bassel Manley
Patrick St. Lawrence
Roger Griffith    } ESQUIRES

Ordered that Joseph Brantley be allowed Forty Eight shillings for six days atendance on the petit jury this court and that the sheriff pay the same.
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The court enters into the following rule to wit, tjat at mext cpirt amd eacj sicceedomg cpirt tp beomg wotj tje Covo; Dpclet at Tem o'clock on Monday the first day of the term, and go regularly on to try or contineua ll causes as they come in course, and that court orderes that the Sheriff notify the same to each juryman as he summons them to attend next court and also pu up adveritsements in each Captains District, notifying all suiters, witness's and other having any business to give their attendance
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Odred that the fine of forty shillings imposed on Joseph Stewart this court be remitted to twenty  shillings
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Ordered that Herbert  Hill be fined 5 pence for profane swearing in open court & twenty shillings for contempt nisi
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The sheriff protests against the sufficiency of the goal

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Ordered that James Howard, Chalres Chalmers & Roger Griffith be apointed to asses the town lotts in Pittsborough
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Ordered that George Gee & Charles marsh be apointed patrollers the ensuing year in Capt. Stewart's District.

        P. St. lawrence
        B. Manley
        H. Lewis Lutterloh
        Roger Griffith
Then Court adjourned till court in course

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August Term. 1795

State of North Carolins
At a County Court of Pleas & quarter Sessions began and held for hte county of Chatham at the Court house in Pittsborough on the Second Monday of August and on the 10th day of said month 1795 and the the XX year of the Independance
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Present
Henry Lewis Lutterloh
Patrick St. Lawrence
George Lucas        } Exquires
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The following Grand Jury impannelled and sworn to wit,
Murdo McQueen, Foreman
1. Richard Haris, 2. Simon White, 3. Thomas Steel, 4. William Riddle, 5. Francis Drake, 6. Thomas Oldham, 7. Thomas Riddle, 8. Sam'l Holladay, 9. John Henderson, 10. Cato Riddle, 11. Wm. Brantley Sen'r, 12. William Branton
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Ordered that the fine laid on Stephen Wilson last court for his not attending as a Juror be remitted.
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Ordered that James Burns be apointed Constable in Capt. Cato Riddles District who enters into Bond with Thomas Burs & Wm. Brantley in the sum of Two hundred & fifty pounds.
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Ordered that Eliot McManus have leave to build a water grist mill on his own land on Fall Creek agreeably to his petition.
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Nathan McManu presents his Ear mark, to wit, a Swallow fork in Each Ear and an over bit in the right.
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An Acc't of Sales of the Estate of Wm. Crain returned to Court and ordered to be recorded.
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A Deed from Tobias Clap to William Ridgesn (Ridgens?) duly proved in open court by Josiah Lamb a subscribing witness thereto.
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Ordinary Lycense granded to Thomas Robinson who Enters into bond with John Ramsey.
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A Deed from Thomas martin & Wm. martin to Wm. Martin duly proved in open Court by the affirmation of Wm. Curl.
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Joseph Bridges Esquire mentioned in the commisssion of the peace somes into Court and takes the several oaths prescribed by Law necessary of his qualification and took his seat accordingly on the Bench.

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John McDaniel
Vs
Thomas Stokes  } Case plea not builty
The following Jury impannelled and sworn viz.
1. John Petty, 2. Isaac Richardson, 3. James Gaines, 4. Alexander Burnett, 5. Thomas Branton, 6. Stephen Crow, 7. James Bynam, 8. William Petty, 9. Jos. Farrer, 10. Thomas Watt?, 11. William Drake?, 12. Thos.  Stone? (the last 3 sunames are in the crease of binding and not able to read)
"And find for Defendant not guilty & motion for a rule for granting a new trial.
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Administration of the Estate of Isham Fitts, granted to Judy Fetts who enters into bond with Joseph Brdiges Esquire in the sum of Two hundred pounds whereupon the said Judy was duly qualified in  open Court and returned an Inventory.
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A Deed from William Petty Sen'r to Richard Bohannon duly acknowledged in open Court.
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A Bill of Sale from henry White to Richard Bohannon duly proved by the oath of Thomas Stokes.

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Articles of agreement between Thomas Bilberry & Charles Goldston duly proved in open Court by the oath of Joshua Bradbury and on motion ordered to be recorded.
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A Deed from William Hill to John Ball duly acknowledged in open Court by said Hill.
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A Deed from nathan Stedman to Will'm Henry Hill duly acknowledged inopen Court by the said Stedman.
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"The nuncupative Will of John Upchurch dec'd being exhibited to Courth which"
{all of the above was marked through and the below was written, instead}
A Paper purporting the last Will & Testament of John Upchurch dec'd was Exhibited to court and being objected to by the widow & Heirs fo said Dec'd, the court considers the same not to be a good Will ---
Therefore ordered that administration on the same Estate be granted to Ambrose & John Ramsey who enters into bond with Jas. Harman in the sum of one thousand pounds whereupon an inventory was returned and ordered to be recorded and John Ramsey was duly qualified open court. Knowing no other will than that Exhibited as above.
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An Acc't of Sales of the Estate of Rich'd Burt dec'd returned to court and ordered to be recorded.

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