(225) Wm. McCorkle, aged 16 4th of this month, to be bound to Henry Moiser, to learn blacksmith.
(227-228) Jail contract let to Jacob Kinney for
(230) Patience Ritchey, aged 14 in April next, to be bound to John Poage, Jr., who agrees to pay her £6 as freedom dues.--She was formerly bound to John Burnsides, now deceased, and Frances Stuart, the only child of said Burnsides, is willing to deliver her up.
(233) Chesley Kinney qualifies Deputy Clerk.
(235) John Allen qualified upon license as
(262) Called Court on James Ogle for horse
stealing--sent to District Court.
(263-264) Alex. Campbell exempted from levy on
account of his infirmity.
(264) William Hart exempted from levy--old age and infirmity.
(264) Patience Ritchie to be bound to Alex. Sanders until 18.
(269) Richard Mathews proved that on 13th March, 1782, he delivered to Clough Overton Treasury warrants for 60,000 acres.--Overton was soon after killed by the Indians and the warrants were lost.
(270) Certified to Register of Land Office--John Cooper is heir-at-law of James Cooper, deceased, and he is above 21 years.
(271) Called Court on Paul Ekerly for
(312) Robert Fulton recommended Lieutenant in 2d
Battalion, vice James Mitchell, resigned. Thomas Mitchell
recommended Ensign in 2d Battalion, vice Robert Fulton.
(313) Elizabeth Armstrong to be bound to Jacob Worley. Nancy Hall to be bound to David Greiner.
(314) Samuel Craig, orphan, chose James Berry guardian. Margaret Corner, orphan, chose Samuel Long guardian.
(314) Jacob Puff, George Pickle, William Caldwell, Robert Caldwell, Nicholas Echers, exempted from levy and poll tax.
(315) John Shark recommended Ensign in 2d Battalion, vice John Ewing, dead.
(319) Robert O. Kelly to be bound to James Cummins to learn farming.
(319) Alex. Gibson's will proved.--Mary, widow, refuses to qualify, whereupon son, Alex. Gibson, qualifies.
(321) Called Court on John Kean for counterfeiting--guilty.
(322-323) James Young appointed guardian to
orphans of George Hood.
(323) Rebecca Stephenson, orphan of Adam Stephenson, deceased, chose William Stephenson guardian.
(323) John Nolly, aged 18, formerly bound to Robt. Brawford, deceased, to be bound.
(323) Elizabeth Armstrong's will proved by Susanna Breeze, late Susanna Brand.
(328-329) George Puff, Jacob Pickle and Peter
Wiseman exempted from levy.
(337) James Hall, orphan of Henry Hall, aged about 12, to be bound to Michael Garber, Jr., to learn art, trade and mystery of coppersmith.
(337) Called Court on William Bratton for
(338-340) Andrew Steel qualified Justice.
(340) County divided into 18 precincts for processioning, and processioners appointed. Each Company by names of Captains composes a district.
(342) Alexander Dodd has ordinary license.
(359-362) Charles Hogshead to be examined whether
fit to serve as deputy surveyor.
(363) John Ott, Sr., is exempted from paying poll tax, &c., on account of old age, &c.
(363) Michael Ott is about to remove out of the State and will be unable to attend to the duties of guardianship of Margaret Fulwider, who chose John Ott her guardian.
(365) Called Court for examination of Abraham
Martin and Jacob Shore for larceny--discharged.
(365) Called Court for examination of John Lilley for counterfeiting--guilty.
(366) Robert Porterfield Wallace, aged 8 years 24th August last, to be bound out.
(366) Andrew Davidson Wallace, aged 6 years 8th February last, to be bound out.
(366) Charles Hogshead qualified Deputy Sheriff.
(366) Mary Gold, aged about 15 months, to be bound to Thomas Myers.
(369) John and Ann Shields, orphans of Thomas Shields, chose William Wilson their guardian.
(370) William Douthat's will presented and witnesses summoned.
(373-374) Mary Elliott vs. John Caruthers.--Abates
by marriage of parties.
(380) Certified that Alex. Stuart has acted as Deputy Attorney for the Commonwealth from January, 1789, to the present date, during which time there have been twenty Courts for examination of criminals and trial of slaves.
(381) Petition for bridle way rejected because the law does not authorize the expenditure of money for bridle ways.
(390-393) There being a dispute about the boundary
line between Rockingham and Augusta, commissioners are appointed
to meet those from Rockingham and determine same.
(395) Susanna, Barrier, orphan of Jacob Barrier,
aged 14 years, chose Jacob Barrier as her guardian. Mary Roler,
orphan, chose Adam Louks as her guardian. Mary Hunter, orphan,
chose William Patterson as her guardian.
(396) Admn. of estate of Elias Woolman granted the widow, Esther Woolman.
(397) Admn. of estate of William Mitchell granted James Mitchell, Sr.
(397) John Foster, formerly bound to Alex. McClenachan, aged 4 years the 27th of July, 1788, to be bound to James Pinkerton.
(399) County levy.
(399) Patience Ritchey to remain with her mother, Catherine Campbell, and not be bound out.
(399) George Woolwine, aged 10 years the 23d April
next, to be bound to Michael Harmon, to learn art and mystery of
(401) Rockingham County Court having failed to appoint commissioners to run the County line, ordered that unless they do so in the next month the Augusta commissioners are to run it alone.
(401) Commission to build a new jail report that the building may be received upon the contractors agreeing to make certain improvements, which report is adopted.
(402-403) Alex. St. Clair qualified Sheriff.
(404) Commissioners appointed to report plan of a new Clerk's office.
(404) John Summers, aged about 20 years, son of John Summers, appeared with his father and agreed to apprentice himself to Jacob Leas for two years and a half to learn the art and mystery of a tanner.
(405) Nancy Keith, apprentice of John Robb.
(405) James Keith, aged 8 years the 18th of next month, to be bound to William Abney to learn mystery of a hatter.
(405) Ebenezer Thornton, formerly bound to Peter Heiskell, to be bound out.
(406) Jacob Kinney appointed guardian of John
McDowell, orphan of Hugh McDowell.
(406) County levy continued--3,000 tithables @ 75c.
(407-409) James Boggs, aged 12 years last
November, to be bound to Wm. Steel.
(409) Robert Strean, orphan of James Strean, chose John Gardner his guardian.
(410) Meredith Lively, aged 13 the 6th of last June, to be bound to Benj. Eagle to learn art and mystery of a blacksmith.
(410) Sheriff of Bath to pay John Dickinson £50, pension for 1795.
(411) Sheriff of Bath to pay Joseph Maze £8, pension for 1795.
(411) Admn. of estate of Edward Parks granted Sampson Mathews.
(411) Time for running line between Augusta and Rockingham extended to April.
(411-414) Depositions to be taken of Robert and
Elizabeth Wilson of Bath County.
(426-430) William Mitchell's death abates suit.
(450-451) John Bowyer recommended Captain of a
Company of Artillery; John McDowell, First Lieutenant, and Robert
McClenachan, Second Lieutenant.
(454) John Conrad Wright exempted from levy.
(455) George G. McIntosh took the oath of allegiance.
(456) John Hammel, aged 17 in January last, to be bound.
(457) Alex. Stuart to be paid £8, pension for 1795.
(458) Commission to run line between Augusta and Rockingham returned report and recorded.
(459) On motion of Elizabeth Woolwine, William Woolwine, aged 13 years 28 May last, to be bound to Michael Harmon, to learn trade of hatter.
(459) Examination of Joseph Byers for
(480) Robert McDowell took the oath of fidelity.
|Email Web Editor||Instructions|
© Copyright 1996, USGenWeb
NOTICE: Material may be freely used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages cannot be reproduced in any format for profit or other presentation.
Page last updated: Tuesday, 02-Sep-1997 14:01:35 MDT