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Currituck County Miscellaneous Estates

 John Patrick (1773)

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     George the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great-Brittain, France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith, &c. To the Sheriff of the County of Currituck County Greeting. We Command you that you have the Body of William DUNSTON late of your County planter (if to be found in your Bailiwick) and him safely keep, so that you have him before our Chief Justice and his associates at our next Superior Court of Justice to be held for the district of Edenton on the XXVth Day of Aprill next; then and there to answer to Peter PATRICK Administrator of all & singular the goods & chattels rights & credits which were of John PATRICK deceased of a plea wherefore with force & arms & so forth damage twenty five pounds procla. money.  Herein fail not & have you then & there this Writ.  Witness Martin HOWARD Esqr Chief Justice of our said Province, at Edenton the XXVth Day of October in the XIIIth Year of our Reign.
     /s/ Saml JOHNSTON

[On the back of this page is written:]

 PATRICK}  Writt
         vs       }  Edenton Aprill Court 1773

Not to be found before the Lawfull So Says Solo PERKINS
The Defendt Lives near Powells Point

Tho. JONES Atto

[SOURCE: Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS); Edenton District Superior Court Estates Records 1756-1806; MARS ID: 398.6.527 (Box); Microfilm C.201.1905674]

Transcribed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse, September 2006




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