(359) Depositions to be taken of George House and Lewis Blowin in Stokes County, North Carolina.
(359) Dedimus to be directed to Peter House, Henry House and John Conrad. Also of Mitford Stokes, of Salisbury, in said State, dedimus to Spence McAuley, Evan Alexander and John Newman. Also of Mr. Franklin, formerly a Commissioner of Army Accounts, now an inhabitant of Surry County, North Carolina. All in suit of John Johnston vs. John Miller.
(360-363) William Scott petitions for a change of
road from Staunton to Brownsburg so as to pass through the
streets of a town laid off by him on his own land.
(365) Called Court on Samuel Haythorn, charged
with receiving stolen goods.--Guilty and sent to District Court.
(366) John Wayt, James Cochran, James McNutt, Jr.,
David Parry, James Flack, John Fackler and William
(366) Edw. McFadden, orphan, chose Christian Lukenbill his guardian.
(371) James Draper, orphan of Abraham Draper, chose David Buchanan guardian. Catherine Harmon, orphan of Peter Harmon, chose John Towell her guardian.
(371) John McCutchen granted hawker's and peddler's license.
(371) Nancy O'Neal, aged 12 years last March, to be bound to John Berry.
(372) John Painter, orphan of John Painter, chose
Michael Garber guardian.
(376) James Edwardson accepts in full satisfaction from the County £80 for deficiency in the lot sold by the County to James Hughes.
(379-387) William Forbes, jailor.
(387) County levy.
(387) Thomas Jones, aged 15 years in November next, to be bound to Martin Lonshbough to learn trade of cabinetmaker.
(388) Called Court on George Miles for horse
stealing--.Guilty and sent to District Court.
(400-419) Rev. Wm. King, of Episcopal Methodist Society, authorized to celebrate matrimony.
(420-422) Sampson Darrel, not an inhabitant.
(425-430) James Holmes and Jane, his wife, late
Jane Astrop, executrix of Robert Astrop, to be summoned to give
(436-438) Middleton Keith, heretofore bound to
John Robb, to be bound to Sampson Eagan to learn trade of
(438) Admn. of estate of Adam Bickle granted Mary Bickle.
(443) Margaret Hogshead, orphan of John Hogshead, over 14, chose John Hogshead her guardian.
(443) Jacob Hempt, heretofore bound to Lewis Wiseman, to be bound to Jacob Miller to learn the trade of a wagonmaker.
(443) County levy: 3,084 tithables @ 50 cents.
(444) List of subscribers to a fire company in Staunton recorded.
(444) Admn. of estate of William Spence granted Thomas Hogg.
(448) William Blair, tanner, a witness, and his son, William Blair.
(448-454) Ann Chambers, wife of William Chambers,
acknowledged deed of William to Robert McDowell.
(457) James Kennerley is appointed guardian for
(458) John Burk, heretofore bound to Hugh Alexander, to be bound to William Preston, of Botetourt, to learn trade of a nailer instead of a weaver.
(458) John Goshen, orphan of ____ Goshen, to be bound to James Kennerley, to learn the trade of a millwright--aged 17 years in August next.
(459) John Dickinson to be paid his pension of £50 for 1798.
(462) Called Court on Bob, a slave, for
(463) Called Court on Dicey, a negro woman (the
property of Hugh Campbell, of the County of Amherst, and late in
the possession of Sarah McDowell, of Staunton) for murdering her
(464) John Hogshead's will proved, and widow Rebecca refuses to administer. William Hogshead, the eldest son, is not an inhabitant of this State. Son, John Hogshead, qualified.
(468) David Stephenson qualified Sheriff the second time.
(469) John Jackson, orphan of John Jackson, chose Alex. Reed his guardian.
(470) Charlotte Bailey, aged 10 years 24th May last, to be bound to Daniel Garber.
(470) George Crawford exempted from levy on account of age and infirmity.
(470-472) Allen Piercy (orphan of George Pearcy,
deceased), aged about 15 years, to be bound to David Bell, to
learn trade of wheelwright. Also John Piercey, orphan of
same, about 13 years of age, to be bound to Jacob Hanger, to
learn trade of a tanner.
(472) Certified that William Sterrett has resided over one year in the County, and is a man of honesty, probity and good demeanor. Same certificate as to Thomas McClelland.
(474) Robert Douthat accepts £23, full satisfaction for deficiency in a lot sold by the County to James Huston, and by Huston's heirs to Robert.
(482) Called Court on Philip Goysel, a soldier of the United States, for stealing a hat.--Guilty and sent to District Court.
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