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Currituck County Miscellaneous Estates

 William Snowden (1768)
[see William Snowden's 1764 will here]

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North-Carolina
     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 cause to be made of the personal Estate of William SNOWDEN in the hands of Anne SNOWDEN his Adm. in your Bailiwick, (Slaves excepted) if the same be sufficient, and if not, then of the personal Estate of the said William SNOWDEN including Slaves; and if the same be insufficient, then of the personal Estate, Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and other real Estate of the said William SNOWDEN the Sum of Four Hundred & thirty four Pounds fifteen shillings and two pence half penny which Thomas WILLIAMS lately in our Superior Court of Justice, held for the District of Edenton at Edenton recovered against him for Debt; and also the sum of Eight Pounds three shillings & two pence half penny which were awarded to the same Thomas WILLIAMS for his Damages, which he sustained, occasioned as well by the detaining of his said Debt, as for his Costs and Expences laid out by him in and about his Suit in that Behalf, whereof the said Anne SNOWDEN Adm. is convict, as to us appears of Record; and have you the said Monies before our said Court, at Edenton aforesaid, on the XXVth Day of October next; to render to the said Thomas WILLIAMS his Debt and Damages, Costs and Charges aforesaid: And have you then and there this Writ. Witness Martin HOWARD Esq., Chief Justice of our said Province, at Edenton the Sixth Day of May in the Eighth year of our Reign.
     /s/ Saml JOHNSTON

[written on the back of this page is the following:]
Nothing to be found but what is claimed by a bill of sale of Frances BROWN so says
     /s/ Solo PERKINS Shf
               October 1768

The Sum of 234 Pounds 15 shillings 2 pence half penny with Interest from 21 August 1765 till paid & all Costs will Discharge this Execution

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  Thomas WILLIAMS   }
                  vs                   }      Costs
William SNOWDEN Adr}
[Below this was a table of all the costs accrued between Nov. 1766 and Oct. 1768.  The total cost appeared to be 8, 12 shillings, 2 pence 1/2 penny.]

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North-Carolina}
     Edenton      }
     George the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, etc. To the Sheriff of the County of Currituck Greeting. We command you as before that you cause to be made of the personal estate of Wm SNOWDEN in the hands of his Adm. in your Bailiwick, the Sum of Four Hundred & Thirty four Pounds fifteen shillings & two pence half penny which lately in our said Court Tho WILLIAMS recovered against her for Debt; and also Eight Pounds twelve shillings & two pence which by the Justices of our said Court, was taxed, and adjudged to the said Thomas WILLIAMS as well for his Damages, by Reason of the Detention of his said Debt, as for his Costs and Charges by him in his Suit, in that Behalf expended, whereof the said Anne SNOWDEN Adm. is convicted, and liable, as to us appears of Record, besides your own Fees for this Service, Herein fail not; and have you there this Writ, Witness Martin HOWARD Esq. Chief Justice of our said Province, at Edenton the XXVth Day of October in the VIIIth Year of our Reign.
     /s/ Saml JOHNSTON

[written on the back of this page is the following:]
Nothing to be found more than to the amount of 20/ or 30/ shillings because of former Executions that was in my hands before this Execution So Says
     /s/ Solo PERKINS Shf
          
April 1769

The Sum of 234 Pounds 15 shillings 2 pence with Interest from 21 August 1765 till paid & all Costs will Discharge this Execution.
     /s/ Saml JOHNSTON

Interest     28124
Debt       234152..half penny
               263..76..half penny

[SOURCE: Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS); Edenton District Superior Court Estates Records 1756-1806; MARS ID: 398.6.1262 (Box); Microfilm C.201.1905948]

Transcribed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse, September 2006

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