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Currituck County Miscellaneous Estates

 Ignatius Scarborough (1770)

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     George the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. To the Sheriff of the County of Currituck Greeting. We Command you that you take the body of Jacob FARROW late of your County Esquire. (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 at the Court-house in Edenton on the XXVth Day of Aprill next; then and there to answer to Ignatius SCARBROUGH who hier by Augustine SCARBROUGH his guardian & next friend of a plea wherefore with force and arms & so forth damage one hundred pounds proclamation money of North Carolina.  Herein fail not; and have you there this Writ. Witness Martin HOWARD Esq.; Chief Justice of our said Province, at Edenton the IVth Day of November in the XIth Year of our Reign, Anno Dom. 1770.
     /s/ Saml JOHNSTON

[written on the back of this page is the following]
Ignatius SCARBROUGH by *prochein Amy}   Edenton Aprill Supr Court 1791
                                      vs                               }   Writt - Trespass taking Gun
                       Jacob FARROW Esq.             }

Thos JONES Att.
     Executed & made up the Defendant to pay the Cost so says Solo PERKINS Shf

*Often written this way but more correctly “prochein ami” meaning "next friend". Thanks Marty for enlightening me!

[SOURCE: Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS); Edenton District Superior Court Estates Records 1756-1806; MARS ID: 398.6.602 (Box); Microfilm C.201.1905674]

Transcribed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse, September 2006




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