Miscellaneous Court Records Relating to Andrew Harvey & Others


Photocopied/Extracted by Tom Harvey & Mack Holliday
Transcribed by Ann Harvey Lahtinen

Russell Co. Court Records, Bk 1, pg 232
Stuart, Adm Judgement for note etc

June 1791

Richard Price John Fraizer Francis Price William Blan- ton Thomas Colley Frederick Friley were sworn a grand Jury of Inquest for the body of this County and have- ing received their charge they retired from the bar to consult of their presentments after sometime return- ed into Court and presented as follows to wit a present- ment against Liner Hogg for haveing [sic] a base born child within 12 Months a presentment against Patrick Coye and John Counts for fighting and brakeing [sic] the peace the 26th day of April 1791.
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Duncan against Gray sent back to the rules
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Hords Executors agains Davis Continued
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Carter against Williams Continued
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Rogers against Brice and others sent to the Rules
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Musick against Prater dismissed for want of prosecution
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Titture against Thomas Wallin Judgement note Interest and cost
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Stuarts Administrators against Fugate abates by return
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Same against Francis Judgement for note Interest and cost
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Same against Harguss Judgement for note Interest and cost
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Same against Browning Judgement for note Interest and cost
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Same against Harvey [or HARNEY] Judgement for note Interest and cost
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Same against Heyten Judgement for note Interest and cost
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Same agains Heyten abates by return
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Preston [?]Aker against Davis Judgement for note and cost
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Welch against Faris dismissed at the Defendants cost
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John Wood proves one days attendance
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Rhea against Payne Judgement for note and cost
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The Commonwealth against Horton Indictment continued for the Defendant
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Russell County Virginia Court Records, Bk. 1 Pg. 505

September Court 1798

On motion of Mary Cornett by Nathaniel Herbert Clairborne her attorney rule is granted that Samuel Cornett appear here the first day of the next November session to Show cause if any he can why a suit in Chancery should not be commenced against him by said Mary his wife for a Separate Maintainance.

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Commonwealth    Plt     }
        against         }       on a presentment of
Andrew Harvey   defs    }       the grand Jury

Clairborne for the defendant Not guilty plead and issue.

This day came as well the Attorney for the Commonwealth and the defendant by his Attorney and also a Jury to wit: Benjamin Fugate, James Jackson, James Turner, Dale Carter, Thomas Davis, William Webb, William Robinson, Anthony Ewing, and Levy Isiah Fairchild, who being elected tried and sworn, the truth to speak upon the issue Joined, upon their oath do say the Defendant is not guilty as in pleading he hath alledged. Therefore it is considered by the Court that the said Attorney take nothing by his information aforesaid, and that the Defendant go there hence without Day --.

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Gilmore Executors       Plt     }
        vs                      }       In Debt
David Ward              Defs    }

John Ward undertakes for the Defendant in this suite that [PAGE ENDS HERE]


Russell Co. Virginia Court Records Bk 1 Pg. 506

September Court 1798

that in case he shall be cast he shall satisfy and pay the aondemnation of the Court or render his body to prison in execution thereof or that he himself will do it for him.
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On motion of the Attorney for the Commonwealth it is ordered that Moses Dorton be fined Fifty cents for a contempt of the Court for failing to attend as a Juror when Summoned.
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Ordered that William Webb be commissioner of the revenue for the upper District of the County for the Year 1799.
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Robert Duff     Plt     }
        vs.             }       In Debt
Jonathan Davis  Defs    }

John M. Estill under takes for the Defendant in thesuit that in case he shall be cast he shall satisfy and pay hte condemnation of the Court, or render his body to prison in execution thereof or that he himself will do it for him.
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Ordered that the fine against Moses Dorton be remitted.
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Thomas Scott    Plaintiff       } In Debt
        vs.                     }       
Hugh [?]Mankallon       Defts           }

Office Judgement set aside,and the Defendant by his Counsel
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Russell Co. VA Court Records Book 3 page 72

August Court 1800

The Certificate of the Qualification of John Wards Com- missioner of the Revenue for the upper District of this County was produced in Court & Ordered to be Recorded.
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Ordered that Court be adjourned till court in course
John [?]Tates
[His Signature]
At a court held for Russell County the 26th day of August 1800.

Present, James Gibson   John Smith      }
        James Davison & James McFarlane }       Gent

An Indenture of bargain of Sale of land from John M. Estill John Tates, Charles Brokley, Auger Price William Owens and James Osborne Trustees for the town of Dick- onsonville to Thomas Johnson & Nathan Ellington was acknowledged in court by the said trustees severally ex- cept Auger Price & thereupon Ordered to be Recorded.
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same from Willaim George and Rachel his wife to Samuel Gamble was acknowledged in court by the said William & Rachel she having been first prively examined as the Law directs & Ordered to be recorded.
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same from George Miller to Allen Riley was produced in court and proven by the oaths of John Wood, [?]Henoly Fugate, Richard Price and John Riley witnesses thereto and Ordered to be Recorded.
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same from George Miller to Andrew Harvey was produ ced [sic] in court and proven by the oaths of Robert Vickers & Zachariah Salliers two of the witnesses thereto & continued for further proof.
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An Instrument of writing from Robert Kilgors pur- porting the [?]inaumisson of a Negro Boy named [?]Plaber at the time therein mentioned was acknowledged in court by the said Robert & Ordered to be Recorded.
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[Russell County Court Records, Bk 5, page 164

November 2, 1814                                ==========================

The Commonwealth                }               On a Rule to show
        against                 }               cause v. filing an Inf
John Bates              deft    }               for Adultery

same                            }               On a Rule to show
        against                 }               cause v. filing an Inf
Sarah Waltrip           deft    }               for fornication

same                            }               
        against                 }               On a Rule as aforesaid
Andrew Harvey ..........deft    }

The defendants failing to show such cause having been required to do so by a summons served upon each of them. It is ordered that Information be filed accordingly.


[Russell Co. VA Court Records, Bk 5 page 188]

March 7, 1815                                   ==========================

The Commonwealth                        }
        against                         }       on a presentment 
Sarah Waltrip   - - - - - - defendant   }       for profane swearing

The defendant being proved guilty of profane swearing five oaths it is considered by the court that the Court recover against the dft four dollars & fifteen cents for the same & the costs of this prosecution.

March 7, 1815                                   ========================== 

The Commonwealth                        }
        against                         }       on an Information for the 
Andrew Harvey - - - - - - defendant     }       Crime of fornication

This day came the attorney for the Courts and a jury, to wit Nathan Hobb, Henry Hobb, William Necepary[?], Henry Childs, Christopher McFarlane, Saml. Gilmore, Ambrose Hamon, James Todd, Richard Thompson, John Elliott, Christopher Gose and William Johnson who being elected tried and sworn to enquire if the defendant is guilty in this case upon their oaths do say that the defendant is guilty of the offense of fornication as in the information against him is alleged. Therefore it is considered by the court that the Commonwealth recover against the debt ten dollars the fine prescribed by law to the use of the poor of said County and the costs of this prosecution and may be taken ---


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