(439) County levy--To Joseph Bell, Coroner, for holding inquests on bodies of Samuel Swadley and Patrick Breezley.
(439) To John Tate for an inquest on body of John Shields.
(439) Thomas Rhoads, jailor.
(439) 2,858 tithables at 3/9.
(440) Margaret Reed, relict of Robert Reed, deceased, qualified admx. of his estate.
(442) James Bogs, 5 years old November 15, last, to Samuel Steele, blacksmith.
(442) Officers recommended: Robert Douthat, Captain; Wm. Chambers, Lieutenant; Robert McCullough, Ensign.
(444) Called Court on James Riely for
(444) Called Court on a slave for barn burning--discharged.
(445) Called Court on Wm. Covern,
horse stealing--guilty and sent to Richmond.
(448) John Ryan, a pensioner, to
receive £12 per annum.
(449) John Dickinson, a pensioner, to receive £50 per annum.
(449) William McPheeters qualified Sheriff.
(451) Abraham Laywell, orphan of Andrew Laywell, deceased, aged 14 years, chose Samuel Runkle his guardian.
(451) Philip Ingleman is appointed guardian of Samuel Laywell and Peter Laywell, orphans of Andrew Laywell deceased.
(452-454) Alexr. Martin, pensioner,
to receive £30.
(454) John Burton, a pensioner, to receive £10.
(454) Elizabeth Wilson to be bound to John Wallace.
(455) Estate of Margaret Crawford, deceased, comd. to John Crawford.
(455) George Anderson, orphan of George Anderson, chose John Wallace guardian.
(456) Estate of Wm. Blair, deceased, granted his relict, Elizabeth Blair.
(456) Militia officers recommended: John McKemy, Captain; David Buchanan, Lieutenant; Alexr. Sprowl, Ensign; in the First Regiment. John McCutchen, Lieutenant in Second Regiment. Samuel Steele, Jr., Lieutenant, and Wm. Davis, Ensign, of the Light Company belonging to the First Regiment.
(457) David Cunningham appointed Constable, vice Jacob Cole, removed.
(464) John Graham, returned no inhabitant.
(473) David Greiner's death abates suit.
(497) James Hamilton, a pensioner, to
receive £10 for 1786 and £10 for 1787.
(497) Militia ofiicers recommended: Augustine Argenbright, Captain; Samuel McClintock, Lieutenant, and George Kellor, Ensign, of the new company in First Regiment.
(497) Leave is granted to Dr. Alexr. Humphreys to build an elaboratory on tne prison lot, on such part thereof as may be designated by Commissioners.
(497) Sampson Mathews, Alexr. St. Clair, Michael Bowyer, Robert Gamble, James P. Cocke, William Bowyer and Alexander Nelson are appointed Commissioners to draw a plan of a new Court House, to be built on the Court House ground, and to fix the place whereon the same shall be set, and advertise the building thereof to be let to the lowest bidder, on such terms and conditions as the Court may direct at April next.
(501-502) John McCutchen qualified
Captain in First Regiment.
(502) Joseph Maze proved that he received his wounds at Point Pleasant on October, 1774, under command of Colonel Andrew Lewis.
(503) Samuel Wallace, age over 14, orphan of Wm. Wallace, chose Samuel Hunter guardian.
(504) Archibald Hamilton exempted from levy.
(504) William Holliday, formerly bound to Andrew Alexander, deceased, to be bound to Mathew Alexander.
(504) William Francis, pensioner, to receive £8 for 1787.
(504) William McCutchen and Jane, late Jane Duncan, admx. of Andrew Duncan, to be summoned to render account of the estate.
(506) Robert Douthat, Captain; Wm. Chambers, Lieutenant, and Robert McCullough, Ensign, of the First Regiment qualified.
(506) Plan of new Court House returned and same Commissioners as before (except Nelson) ordered to let the building.
(508) Called Court on James Cole for
larceny--bound to grand jury.
(509) Called Court on Geo. Rymer for larceny--bound to good behavior.
(510-511) John Nicholas qualified
Attorney to practice in this Court.
(512) James Leviston and John Lambert, Jr., returned no inhabitants.
(514) Conrad Missinger and Thomas Armstong, returned no inhabitants.
(518) John Campbell, Sr., fined for misbehaving in presence of the Court.
(518) George Wilson fined for misbehaving in the presence of the Court.
(537-538) Timothy McNamara, pensioner, to receive £10 for 1787.
(537-538) John Campbell's fine (page 518) remitted.
(540) Called Court on George Rymer
(541-545) Andrew McComb's will
proved; Jane, the widow, refuses to execute it.
(546) George Wilson's fine (page 518) remitted.
(546) Augustine Argenbright, Captain, and Samuel McClintock, Lieutenant, in First Regiment, qualified.
(546) Mary Miller's son, Daniel Miller, to be bound to Andrew Peck.
(547) Zachariah Taliaferro, Tax Commissioner.
(548) Alexr. McFarland proved that he received his wounds at Point Pleasant October 10, 1774, under command of Colonel Andrew Lewis--is aged 38 and lives in Augusta.
(548) Nuncupative will of Jane Wallace rejected on the objection of Samuel Brawford that it is not sufficiently proved.
(549) Called Court on Lucy (slave)
for barn burning--39 lashes.
(550) Called Court on Pleasant (slave) for barn burning--39 lashes.
(551) Joseph Mays, pensioner, to
receive £8 for 1786, and £8 for 1787.
(555) David Laird exempted from County levy.
(555) John McKinney to receive £15 pension for 1786 and same for 1787.
(556) Lewis Spearman, orphan to be bound.
(557) Thomas Waddle recommended Ensign in First Regiment.
(557) James Campbell, Sr, exempted from levy.
(567-569) Nicholas Pace, since dead.
(584-590) John McCutchen qualified
Lieutenant of Second Regiment.
(601-603) John Edde appointed road
surveyor from his own house to Scotch Town, vice Leonard Bell.
(604) Sophia Chestnutt qual. admx. of deceased husband, Wm. Chestnutt.
(604) John Tate, aged 14, orphan of James Tate, chose Robert Tate his guardian, and James is also appointed guardian of Isaac Tate.
(606) Zachariah Green, no inhahitant.
(608) Anthony Mustoe to be paid £6 out of County levy for removing the Court House.
(608) Andrew Anderson recommended Major of the First Regiment.
(608) Hugh Campbell to be summoned to qualify admr. of Robert Campbell if he sees fit.
(609) Hugh Campbell qualifies as
(612) Following to be bound out: James and John Foster to Elijah McClenachan; Cornelius Brown to John McAdams; Joseph Nutty to Wm. Armstrong, and the orphans of George Edmunds, deceased.
(612) Depositions to be taken of John Campbell and James Agnew, about to remove.
(613) Peter River granted ordinary license.
(613) James Davis and Moses Hinkle, Justices, having removed.
(614) William Forbes recommended
Ensign in First Regiment. Andrew Cutler recommended as Ensign in
the Light Company belonging to First Regiment.
(615) Court appoints James McChesney guardian of his son George, infant under 14 years, who is a legatee of Patrick Crawford.
(616) Andrew Anderson qualified Major
of First Regiment.
(634) James Sprowl vs William
Hunter.--Defendant lost his senses.
(638) Deposition to be taken of Isaac and Alice Mynes in North Carolina.
(654) William Bell recommended
Captain of First Regiment. John Crawford recommended Lieutenant
of First Regiment.
(658) William Stuart and Margaret, his wife, and their sons, Edward Stuart and William Stuart, Jr., infant--3 suits vs. Beith for slander.
(660-662) County levy.
(663) To balance for building new Court House, £799.
(664) James Johnston to be bound to Moses Thorp.
(664) Absolom and Charles Johnston to be bound.
(666) On account of the inclemency of the weather and the Court House being in bad repair, Court is adjourned to the house of Mr. Peter Heiskell.
(666) County levy, 2,766 tithables at 10/.
(669) James, Andrew, Polly, Nancy, Betsey, John, Samuel and William Burk, children of John Burk, to be bound out, John having neglected to provide for them and to bring them up in a Christianlike manner.
(670) Robert Carlile (son of John)
appointed Commissioner to value property taken in execution.
(671) James Searight qualified Justice.
(671) Admn. of estate of George McChesney granted to his father, James McChesney.
(672) William Blackmore to be bound to James Searight; William Foster to William Moffett; Thomas Williams to Gabriel Pindle.
(673) Admn. of estate of James Shaw granted his brother, George Shaw.
(673) John Elliott, removed.
(674) Archibald Stuart appointed Deputy Attorney, vice Gabriel Jones.
(674) William McPheeters qualified Sheriff.
(674) John Burton to be paid his pension of £5 for 1788.
(676-678) David Steel proved that he
is disabled by wounds received in the service of the United
Stater at Guilford, March 15, 1781.--He belonged to the Militia
of this County--resides in this county and is aged 30.
(679) William Bowyer ordered to receive a deed from the County for lot No. 20 in Staunton.
(680) James Moffett recommended as
Captain for the First Regiment; Samuel Bell for Lieutenant;
Robert Renick and Robert Fulton for Ensigns.
(681) Alexr. McFarland to receive £10 for pension for 1788. Joseph Maze to receive £10 for pension for 1788. John Dickinson to receive £50 for pension for 1788. Wm. Francis to receive £8 for pension for 1788.
(681) William Brown, orphan of James Brown, aged 9 years 1st of May next, to be bound to Daniel Donovan.
(681) John Gibson exempted from levy.
(682) George Smith to be bound.
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