RUSSELL COUNTY, VIRGINIA LAW ORDER BOOK 1 (1786 - 1791)

Abstracted By Rhonda Robertson

P1 - At William Robenson's, May 9, 1786, Justices: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, David Ward, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, Henry Dickenson, John Thompson.

P1 - David Ward appointed Sheriff, Bondsman: Henry Smith and Alexander Barnett.

P1 - Henry Dickenson appointed Clerk, Bondsmen: William Huston & Charles Bickley.

P2 - Robert Craig appointed Deputy Sheriff

P2 - Power of Attorney from Elisha Nelson to William Harrelson, by oath of Reugen Price and Drury Pucket

P2 - Alexander Barnett appointed Lieutenant

P2 - Henry Smith appointed Colonel of the Militia, Andrew Cowan appointed Lt. Colonel, Charles Cox, Gentleman appointed Major.

P2 - Joseph Blakemore, Jr. appointed constable in Capt. Ritchie's Company, James Prices in Powels Valley, John Tate in Capt. Dorton's and Frazer's Companies, James Alley in Castlewoods, Ely Smith in Capt. Thompson's Co., John Arthur in Capt. Price's Co., William Garrison in Capt. Ward's Co., and Christopher Cooper in Capt. Ritchie's Company.

P3 - David Ward, Sheriff - Henry Smith, Thomas Price, William Robenson, Patrick Porter securities for the collection of Public Taxes for 1786

P3 - Robert McCoy & George McCoy granted certificate.

P3 - Court May 10, 1786, present, Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter and John Thompson, Gentlemen

P3 - Motion of William Priest be exempted from paying poll taxes and county levies on account of age & infirmities.

P3 - Samuel Ritchie & Patrick Porter be commissioners of Land Tax

P3 - David Ward, William Thompson, William Dorton, Charles Bickley, Francis Browning, James Davisson, Samuel Ritchie, Josiah Fugate & William Martin be recommended as Captains of Militia.

P4 - John Bowen, Charles Hays, John Tate, James Osburn, Samuel Robenson, Elisha Faris, Thomas Carter, Moses Skeggs and John Van Bebber as Lts, Samuel Young, John Thompson, Robert Tate, Henry Hamblen, Solomon Litton, William Byrd, Benjamin Nickalson, Joseph Johnson and William Ewing for Ensigns.

P4 - John Nickalson be exempted from paying Poll Taxes and levies on account of age & bodily infirmities

P4 - Charles Bickley, William Martin, Richard Price, Christopher Cooper and John Bowen to be added to the Commission of Peace

P4 - ordered that 3 shillings be levied of each tithable for the purpose of levy.

P4 - Charles Carter appointed Deputy Clerk

P4 - Samuel Ritchie & Patrick Porter appointed commissioners of the land tax

P5 - Court held at William Robenson's June 1, 1786 for the examination of Robert Kilgore on suspicion of feloniously stealing a black mare the property of Henly Fugate of the value of 10 pounds. Present: Alexander Barnett, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, Gentlemen. Prisoner pleaded not guilty. Witnesses appearing against Robert Kilgore. To be tried in Richmond on October 1st next and remanded to jail.

P5 - Henly Fuget and George Oxer, 100 pounds, recognizance to appear on behalf of Commonwealth against Robert Kilgore in Richmond.

P6 - At William Robenson's June 2, 1786 for the examination of Philip Shelley on suspicion of feloniously concealing a bay mare worth 10 pounds. Present: Alexander Barnett, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, Gentlemen. Prisoner pleaded not guilty. Witnesses appearing against him. Left to his choice as to whether he would go to trial or abide by the punishment inflicted, he chose to abide by the judgement of the Court

P6 - Philip Shelley stands charged for feloniously receiving the meat of 4 hogs worth 10 pounds. Prisoner pleaded not guilty. Ordered that he be bound to the Grand Jury on both charges.

P7 - Court June 13, 1786. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson, Gentlemen.

P7 - Edmund Smith obtained a certificate for a preemption of 1000 ac in Powels Valley between the head of Cane Creek and Shugar Run on the main road, sent certificate to the Registrar's Office by Cliff Overton. Appears that Overton after obtaining the warrant was killed by the Indians and that he never received the warrant.

P7 - Henry Hamblen, cert. granted for administration on the Estate of William Carr, decd. together with Fredrick Friley & William Robenson, securities.

P7 - Deed of Bargain & Sale, James Osbourn & Mary to Moses Damron ordered to be recorded.

P7 - Motion of Jean Kilgore, goods her husband left at William Robenson's be delivered to her, Patrick Porter & William Sprat.

P8 - Ordered that John Tate, Christopher Cooper, William Dorton, Edmund Smith, James Gibson & Benjamin Nicholson run the may? from the flat lick to the head of Copper Creek, the best way for the waggon road.

P8 - Ordered William Spat be fined 25 shillings for insolent behavior in Court

P8 - Appointment of surveyor when Henry Smith was elected

P8 - Election held, Samuel Vanhook for appointment of overseers of poor for the upper district of Russell Co: Richard Price, Samuel Robenson & Josiah Fuget

P8 - Samuel Haddoxes for appointment of overseers of poor for the lower district of Russell Co: Thomas Carter, John Tate, and Samuel Ritchie appointed.

P9 - Court August 8, 1786. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie and John Thompson.

P9 - Christopher Cooper, Foreman, John Frazer, Elisha Faris, Thomas Osbourn, John Smith, William Gilmore, James Scott, William Huston, Robert McFarland, Charles Neel, Richard Thompson, William Thompson, James Osbourn, James Davisson, Frances Browning, Benjamin Nicholson, Charles Hays & Joseph Meredith, Grand Jury of Inquest.

P9 - Philip Shelley, recognance, George Oxer, Security, 50 pounds & 25 pounds, did not appear, recognizance forfeited.

P9 - Charles Kilgore, recognizance, Robert Tate, Security. Appeared in Court.

P9 - Benjamin Cooper, recognizance, William ?, Security, appeared in court.

P9 - Ordered John Scaggs be exempted from paying taxes on account of bodily infirmities.

P10 - Peter McAntosh, Plaintiff vs Patrick Porter, def - Trespass, assault & battery, Moses Damron for def. in case he should be cast in this suit he shall satisfy & pay the condemnation of the Court under his body to prison in execution or that Moses Damron will do it for him. Def. plead not guilty with cave?

P10 - Court at William Robenson's Aug 3, 1786 for examination of Frances Kindrick on suspicion of her feloniously murdering her baseborn child. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie, John Thompson, Gentlemen. Pleaded not guilty. After witnesses and testimony, case dismissed.

P10 - Court at William Robenson's Aug 3, 1786, examination of Jonathan Oozley Ireland on suspicion of feloniously stealing a gray mare property of Robert Maysey, valued at 20 pounds.

P11 - Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson, Gentlemen. Pleaded not guilty. Witnesses and prisoner heard in his defense, be tried in Richmond on October next, remanded to goal. Robert Maysey & Charles Scaggs, to personally appear in court in Richmond

P12 - Court August 9, 1786. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson, Gentlemen.

P12 - Motion of Hannah Duncan, certificate for administration on the estate of William Duncan, decd., Securities: John Duncan & Joseph Blakemore

P12 - Benjamin Nicholson, Alexander Ritchie, John Carter, Norris Carter, to appraise the estate of William Duncan, decd.

P12 - Last Will & Testament of Thomas Mullen, decd. proven by oaths of Robert McFarland & James McFarland, witnesses

P12 - Motion of Margaret Mullen certificate for administration of the estate of Thomas Mullen, decd., securities: William Mullen & Charles Neil

P13 - Edward Smith, Pltf vs John W. Crunk, def. on an attachment. suit continued.

P13 - Ordered that Richard Price, John Lewes, Robert McFarland, Samuel Robenson, to appraise the estate of Thomas Mullen, decd.

P13 - William Spratt, Pltf vs. Amos Alert, Def. on an attachment. Abated by the death of the defendant, Clerks & Sheriffs fees 60 pounds of tobacco

P13 - William Spratt, Pltf. vs John W. Crunk, Def. suit to be continued

P13 - Fredrick Friley, Pltf vs Charles Carter, Def. on an attachment. Robert Craig, Deputy Sheriff having returned the estate of the defendant, had attached one specie certificate and def. called and not appearing the Plaintiff proved his account 2 pounds, 12 shillings, 3 pence. Judgement granted against the defendant for same & costs. Ordered that the sheriff sell the attached effects. Clerks & Sheriffs fees 106 pounds of tobacco.

P14 - William Huston, atty for John Novis, Pltf. vs David Shelley, Def. on an attachment. David Ward, Sheriff returned the estate of the def. attached one mare & colt. Def. not appearing, pltf having proved his case ordered that the price of mare & colt already having been sold by Robert Craig, Dep. Sheriff, pay judgement & costs. Clerks & Sheriffs fees 106 pounds of Tobacco.

P14 - Deed of Bargain & Sale, William Cowan to James Osbourn. Oaths of Charles Bickley & Edward Stapleton.

P14 - Motion of David Stuart certificate granted for administration of estate of Thomas McBride, decd. Securities: John Enyart & Silas Enyart

P14 - Ordered that John Enyart, George Moss, Abraham Wood & Volentine Choat appointed to appraise the estate of Thomas McBride, decd.

P14 - Motion of overseers of the poor ordered that David Calhoun have a pension of 5 pounds.

P15 - motion of overseer of the poor ordered that they bind a base born child of Prudence Peppers apprentice

P15 - Motion of overseers of the poor ordered that a male infant child of George Oxer apprentice to Christopher Cooper to learn the blacksmith trade. Also ordered that the overseers of the poor bind a female child of George Oxer apprentice.

P15 - Motion of Silas Enyart security for Morgan Osbourn must deliver Osbourn to next court to Samuel Ritchie Gentleman Justice.

P15 - Ordered that the sheriff sale the property & land of Philip Shelley & George Oxer and that he give 6 months credit for one half payment & twelve months credit for the other half. Sale authorized for the forfeiture of their recognizance.

P15 - Grand Jury returned a presentment against Ephraim Churchwell for endeavoring to persuade William Mullin & Alexander Martin to go with him to the head of Sandy of Kentucky to get stray horses and conceal & convey them to their own use. On oath of William Mullin & Alexander Martin. A presentment against Peter McAntosh for harboring horse theives.

P15 - No bill found by grand jury against Charles Kilgore & Benjamin Cooper for their recognazance.

P16 - Presentment against Peter McAntosh for harboring horse theives.

P16 - Presentment against Hary Culverson, Prudence Osbourn & Abigail Beavers for having base born children.

P16 - Presentment against Charles Kilgore for stealing or concealing and receiving stolen horses by oath of Jacob Cossels.

P16 - Presentment against Patrick Porter for harboring horse thieves by oaths of Samuel Haddox & Edmund Pendleton, also for false swearing to a horse, oath of Samuel Haddox.

P16 - Presentment against Ambrose Fletcher for harboring horse thieves by oath of Samuel Haddox

P16 - Presentment against John W. Crunk, Ephraim Churchwell, Alexander McFarland, & Benjamin Cooper for playing cards.

P16 - Presentment against David Cahoe for breaking open a letter by oath of Henry Smith

P16 - Presentment against John W. Crunk for branding a stray horse that came from the head of Kentucky by oath of Alexander Ritchie

P16 - Presentment against John W. Crunk for taking & selling a stear belonging to the Commonwealth by oath of Patrick Porter & John Carter

P17 - Motion of Jacob Cassels certificate granted for administration of estate of Amos Alert, decd. Securities: Christopher Cooper and Benjamin ?

P17 - Ordered John Tate, John Fraqzor & James Ovelton to appraise the estate of Amos Alert, decd.

P17 - John Tate, Christopher Cooper, William Dorton & Benjamin Nicholson appointed to view a road from the Flat Lick to the head of Copper Creek

P17 - Court August 16, 1786. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter & John Thompson.

P18 - Ordered that James Fuget be overseer of the main road from the county line to side hill and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables.

P18 - David Ward be overseer of the main road from Side Hill to opposite Joseph Merediths and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables.

P18 - James Rodgers be overseer of the mainh road from opposite Joseph Merediths to the upper ford on Indian Creek and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables.

P18 - Josiah Fuget be overseer of the main road from the upper ford on Indian Creek to an oak marked CN and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables.

P18 - Charles Neil be overseer of the main road from the oak to opposite John Arthurs and that John Thompson give him a list of tithables.

P18 - Thomas Price be overseer of the main road from opposite against John Arthur to John Wells and that John Thompson give him a list of tithables.

P18 - Ordered that James Scott, Frances Browning & John Wells to view a main road from John Wells to the ford of Ceder Creek

P18 - Ordered that Zachariah Hendricks, James Shoemaker & Edward Smoot to view a main road from Andrew Cowens to the head of Copper Creek.

P19 - Ordered that George Ball be overseer of the main road from the flat lick to the foot of Wallens Ridge and that Thomas Carter give him a list of tithables.

P19 - James Trotter be overseer of the main road from the foot of Powels Ridge to the ford of Powels River and that Thomas Carter give him a list of tithables.

P19 - Nathaniel Hix be overseer of the main road from the ford of Powels River to the station camp and that Thomas Carter give him a list of tithables.

P19 - Joseph Boucher be overseer of the main road from the station camp to Martin's Station and that Thomas Carter give him a list of tithables.

P19 - Joseph Carter be oversser of the main road from the Flat Lick to Thomas Carters and that Samuel Ritchie & Thomas Carter give him a list of tithables.

P19 - John Carter be overseer of the main road from Thomas Carter to Stony Creek and that Thomas Carter & Samuel Ritchie give him a list of tithables.

P19 - Samuel Stalliard be oversser of the main road from Stony Creek to the Hunters Ford of Clinch River and that Samuel Ritchie give him a list of tithables.

P19 - James Davison be overseer of the main road from Hunters Ford to the big spring above Alleys Mill and that Alexander Barnett give him a list of tithables.

P19 - Moses Dorton be oversser of the main road from the big spring above Alley's Mill to Dortons Old Fort and that Alexander Barnett give him a list of tithables.

P19 - Joseph Whiteley be overseer of the main road from Dortons Old Fort to opposite to the neooby? springs and that Alexander Barnett give him a list of tithables.

P20 - Court September 12, 1786. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen, Thomas Carter.

P20 - James Shoemaker, Zachariah Hendricks & Edward Smoot to view a road from Andrew Cowens house to where he left off, ordered that the road be cut accordingly.

P20 - John Cowen be oversser of the main road from the ford of Big Ceder Creek to the forks of the road near the widow Coyls and that Andrew Cowan give him a list of tithables.

P20 - William Smith be overseer of the main road from the forks of the road near the widow Coils to the tree by spring and that Andrew Cowen give him a list of tithables.

P20 - Ordered that Charles Bickley, John Smith, Samuel Alley & James Wharton to biew a road from the two big springs to the county road near the ford of Clinch River.

P20 - Josiah Fuget appointed Captain of the militia, Joseph Johnson, appointed Ensign of the Militia

P21 - Appoint a place to build the Courthouse, 2 of the gentlement voted for the Courthouse to be on David Calhoun's land on the head of Copper Creek and the other 2 were divided & both against that place.

P21 - Court held at William Robenson's on September 12, l786 for examination of Tob. Ingram on suspicion of his feloniously stealing a stray cow. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen & Thomas Carter.

P21 - Tob Ingram gave recognizance with George Roberts as security. Both did not appear and court ordered that recognizance bond be forfeited.

P21 - Court held November 14, 1786. Present; Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie & Thomas Carter.

P21 - Henry Smith on behalf of Rev. James Maddison enters 800 acres of land by virtue of a land office treasury warrant #21576, dated September 23, 1783, being on the west side of a tract of land belonging to David Calhoun on which the Courthouse was appointed to be built on both sides of the road leading up to the head of Copper Creek joining Calhoun's to include a spring near said road.

P22 - Henry Smith appointed surveyor, Securities: David Ward, William Robenson, Fredrick Friley & John Bowen

P22 - Ordered that the sheriff purchase 2 book for the surveyor

P22 - Christopher Cooper, foreman, Charles Hays, William Gilmore, Jr., John Frazer, Jonathan Wood, Joseph Blakemore, John Bustard, William Bustard, Samuel Vanhook, Jacob Crabtree, John Wells, Thomas Price, John Bowen, Robert Belshe, Henry Hamblen & Euricus Smith sworn as grand jury of inquest

P22 - presentment against Richard Price & Fredrick Kendrick for trading on the sabbath day

P23 - Presentment against Stephen Osbourn for selling liquor on the sabbath day oath of Joseph Blakemore, Sr. & William Nash

P23 - Presentment against Patrick Porter & Samuel Haddox for swearing, drinking & braksing? on the sabbath day

P23 - John Wells, James Scott & Frances Browning appointed to view a road from John Wells to the ford of Cedar Creek, ordered that the road be cut

P23 - Ordered that James Scott be overseer of the road from John Wells to the ford of Cedar Creek and that Andrew Cowen give him a list of tithables

P23 - inventory & appraisement of the estate of William Duncan, decd. recorded

P23 - Inventory & appriasement of the estate of Thomas McBride, dec. recorded

P23 - Samuel Haddox & John W. Crunk to appear in court, continued

P24 - David Ward & Samuel Ritchie appointed Captains of the militia, John Tate & Moses Scaggs appointed Lieutenants of the militia, Robert Tate appointed Ensign.

P24 - At William Robenson's February 20, 1787 for examination of Henry Hamblen on suspicion of his passing base born. Present Alexander Barnett, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter & John Thompson.

P24 - Henry Hamblen pleaded not guilty, ordered dismissed.

P25 - Court February 20, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson.

P25 - Ordered that Joseph Boucher & James Campbell, Henry Lewis & John Frazer appointed to appriase the estate of William Car, decd.

P25 - Solomon Litton appointed Ensign of Militia,

P25 - Ordered that Alexander Barnett, Joseph Whiteley, Thomas McMahan & William Blanton to view the best way for a waggon road from the ford of Copper Creek at Jacob Heess to the top of Clinch Mountain including the bear waller gap and upper Mocqueson Gap

P25 - February 20, 1787, Court, Present: Alexander Barnett, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson.

P26 - George Moss, John Enyart, Thomas Wallen & Isaac Winscott & John Carter to view the best way for a road from big Mocqueson gap to the Flat Lick

P26 - Ordered that Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Bowen, John Tate, James Wharton, Charles Cocke & John Frazer appointed to the Commission of Peace

P26 - Ordered that ? be granted Patrick Porter to take deposition in his suit against Samuel Haddox

P26 - Court, April 13, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson.

P26 - Deed from George Puckett to Zachariah Hendricks ordered to be recorded

P26 - Deed from David Priest to ? ordered to be recorded

P27 - Court April 18, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson

P27 - Thomas Hendricks exempted from paying poll tax and that he never be charged with another

P27 - Moses Damron special bail for Patrick Porter in his wuit with Peter McAntosh remanded to the custody of the sheriff

P27 - William Webb appointed Commissioner for the upper district of Russell County being from the mouth of Dumps Creek across to Grumbly Mountain and that Samuel Ritchie be Commissioner of the lower district

P27 - Ordered that Solomon Litton be Lt. and Abraham Beavers, Ensign in Capt. Browning's Company.

P27 - Ordered that John Tate be Captain, Robert Tate, Lt, and Moses Dorton, Ensign in the upper company of militia on Mocqueson

P27 - Charles Bickley, Frances Browning, Charles Hays & John Tate appointed Captains of Militia.

P28 - Thomas Carter, Solomon Litton, Robert Tate & William Gilmore appointed Lieutenants,

P28 - John Smith appointed Ensign

P28 - George Moss, John Enyart, Isaac Winscot & Thomas Wallen to view a road from Big Mocqueson Gap to the Flat Lick, ordered that the road be cut accordingly.

P28 - Charles Bickley appointed to administer the estate of John Bickley, decd. Securities: Henry Dickenson & James Osborn

P29 - Overseers of the poor bind 2 female children, daughters of James Wauls, as apprentices to Thomas Osborn

P29 - William Robenson, Moses Damron, John Smith, Robert McCoy to appriase the estate of John Bickley, decd.

P29 - Ordered that Charles Burks, John Burks, Edmund Guttraage, Ambrose Hubanks & John Hubanks in Amhurst Co. appraise the estate of John Bickley, decd

P29 - Commonwealth, pltf vs Samuel Haddox, Def - on a breach of the peace. Samuel Haddox gave bond and security for his good behaviour for 1 year & 1 day

P29 - Ordered that Ephraim Dunlop & Charles Carter examine John Phillips respecting his abilities in mathematics

P30 - Court April 19, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie & John Thompson

P30 - Ordered that overseers of the poor bind Salley & Jonathan Adams infant orphans of Jesse Adams, decd as apprentices to Joseph Blakemore

P30 - Andrew Moore, Frances Preston, Ephraim Dunlop took oath as practicing attorneys

P30 - Ephraim Dunlop & Charles Carter appointed by a former order to examine John Phillips respecting his abilities in mathematics. Found him to be well qualified for survey. John Phillips is admitted to take the oath of office

P31 - Peter McAntosh, Pltf vs Patrick Porter, Def. - in trespass, assault & battery. Jury: Thomas Osbourn, Moses Damron, Samuel Porter, William McDenvel?, John Enyart, Thomas Stapleton, James Alley, John Alley, Euricus Smith, John Carter, James Ovelton & Robert McCoy. Continued until next court.

P31 - Commonwealth, Pltf vs Ephraim Churchwell, Def - on a indictment of the grand jury. Suit continued

P31 - Commonwealth, Pltf vs Samuel Haddox, Def - on information of the grand jury for swearing & drinking on the sabbath day. Case dismissed.

P32 - Commonwealth, Pltf vs Patrick Porter, Def - on information for swearing & drinking on the sabbath day. Case dismissed

P32 - Commonwealth, pltf vs Patrick Porter, Def - on information to the grand jury by Samuel Haddox for false swearing. Jury: Thomas Alley, Isaiah Stills, William Martain, Zachariah Fuget, Champain Faris, Joseph Blakemore, James McKenney, Robert McCoy, Fredrick Friley. Defendant not guilty, case dismissed.

P33 - James against the same - on information of Samuel Haddox & Edmund Pendleton for harboring horse thieves. Jury: Thomas Alley, Isaiah Stills, William Martain, Zachariah Fuget, Champain Faris, Joseph Blakemore, James Mckenney, Robert McCoy, Fredrick Friley, George Roberts. Not guilty, case dismissed

P33 - Commonwealth, pltf vs Samuel Porter, Def. Jury: Thomas Alley, Isaiah Stills, William Martain, Zachariah Fuget, Champain Faris, George Roberts, Jonathan Prater, John W. Crunk, Joseph Blakemore, James Mckenney, Robert McCoy, Fredrick Friley. Not guilty, case dismissed.

P34 - Commonwealth, pltf vs Stephen Osbourn, Def. - on information of Joseph Blakemore & William Nash to grand jury for breaking on the sabbath day. Def. not legally summoned, ordered to appear in next court.

P34 - Commonwealth, Pltf vs Mary Culberson, Def - on presentment of the grand jury for bastard bearing. Not appearing, ordered to forfeit & pay to the overseers of the poor 1 pound towards the parish levy and 130 pounds of tobacco for the costs of this prosecution.

P34 - Commonwealth, Pltf vs Abrore Fletcher, Def - On presentment by grand jury for harboring horse thieves. Jury: Abraham Bledsoe, Euricus Smith, Samuel Staleard, Patrick Riley, Thomas Alley, John English, James Friley, Thomas Osbourn, Charles Henley, Jonathan Prater, William Osbourn & Robert McCoy. Not guilty, case dismissed.

P35 - James Davison, foreman, Fredrick Friley, Joseph Blakemore, William McDewell, Jocob Cassels, John Enyart, Samuel Porter, William Robenson, Moses Damron, Benjamin Fuget, John Frazyer, William Huston, Silas Enyart, James Ovelton, William Blanton, Zachariah Fuget, grand jury of inquest, discharged.

P35 - Mary Adams, Pltf vs Graham & Silas Enyart, def. - in debt. James Davison

P36 - Ordered the sheriff deliver to Abraham Bledsoe the good attached for Richard Price

P36 - Jeremiah Shelton, Pltf vs Euricus Smith, Def - on a petition and summon, dismissed

P36 - Commonwealth, Pltf vs John W. Crunk, Def - on a presentment of the grand jury. Jury: Abraham Bledsoe, Euricus Smith, Samuel Staliard, Patrick Riley, Thomas Alley, John English, James Friley, Thomas Osborn, Charles Heneley, Jonathan Prater, William Osborn & Robert McCoy. Not guilty, case dismissed

P37 - Court, April 20, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson. Agreeable to an order of the county Lt., ordered that David Cock & Richard Lang, on duty for 5 days, by Charles Bickley, Capt.

P37 - Ordered that a receipt of George Oxer now in possession of Christopher Cooper be delivered to William Blanton

P37 - Commonwealth, Pltf vs Richard Price, Def - on a presentment by the grand jury for trading on the sabbath day. for the offence he forfeit and pay to the overseers of the poor 5 shillings for the use of the parish, also 80 pounds of tobacco for the costs of this prosecution

P38 - Commonwealth, Pltf, vs Peter McAntosh, Def - on a presentment for harboring horse thieves. Jury: William Blanton, Euricus Smith, Patrick Riley, Samuel Stalliard, Zachariah Fuget, Moses Damron, Thomas Alley, George Roberts, Benjamin Fuget, Fredrick Friley, John Enyart & Silas Enyart. Not guilty, case dismissed

P38 - Motion of Henry Dickenson license is granted to keep store at the Courthouse for 1 year

P38 - Thomas Alley charged in the sheriff's book with 8 head of horses, declares on oath that he had but 3 in his possession

P39 - James Campbell appointed captain in Powels Valley

P39 - William Roberson offers to build a courthouse in fee simple on 50 ac of land. Courthouse to be 20 feet wide, 24 feet long, to be floored above & below also to furnish the house with proper seals & a bar

P39 - Henry Dickenson offers to build a courthouse 20 feet wide & 24 feet long, to floor it above and below and to furnish it as above on 60 ac of land. Henry Dickenson's offer complies with & ordered that he build the courthouse & convey the land.

Russell County Law Order Book 1 - 1786-1791 by Rhonda Robertson

P40 - Court, May 15, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie, John Thompson.

P40 - Ordered Edward Moss be exempted from paying poll tax & county levies on account of his bodily infirmities and that the sheriff pay him 3 pounds out of the county levy

P40 - Ordered that the companies of Capt. Hays & Capt. Browning be divided into 3 companies and that Copper Creek Ridge be the boundary line between the 2 old companies and the new one that the new one be on the north side of Copper Creek Ridge.

P40 - Inventory & Appraisement of the estate of John Bickley, decd, recorded

P40 - Abraham Beavers appointed Ensign

P41 - Certificate from Thomas Carter of Samuel Ritchie as commissioner of the lower district of Russell Co.

P41 - Ordered that Alexander Barnett, Joseph Whiteley, Thomas McMahon & William Blanton view the best way for a waggon road from the courthouse to the top of Clinch Mountain leading towards Washington Courthouse

P41 - Ordered that Thomas Price, Samuel Vanhook, Thomas Johnson & Drury Puckett view a waggon road from the Elk Garden over Clinch Mountain to the Poor Valley Road

P41 - Ordered that William Robenson, Charles Bickley, Benjamin Graves & james Bush to view a waggon road from Charles Bickleys Plantation to the Courthouse

P41 - Ordered that William Blanton be constable in the place of Capt. Tate

P41 - Ordered that the sheriff summon 24 freeholders to attend to the courthouse on the 3rd Tuesday in June as a grand jury of inquest

P42 - Court, June 19, 1787, Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter.

P42 - Deed from James Osborn & Mary to Moses Damron, recorded

P42 - Deed from Moses Damron & Aggy to Laurence Vanhook, Junior, recorded

P42 - Power of Attorney from Alexander Ritchie to Joseph Blackemore, recorded

P42 - Deed from William Priest & Mary to Robert Craig, recorded

P42 - Deed from Henry Hamblen & Mary to James Bush, recorded

P43 - Deed from Charles Hays & Martha to ?, recorded

P43 - Deed from Alexander Ritchie to William Osborn, recorded

P43 - Last will of Jacob Jackson, decd, proven by oaths of William Thompson and Richard Thompson, sworn to by Lydia Jackson, executrix, recorded, Lydia Jackson with Robert McFarland & James Jackson, securities

P43 - Thomas Price, Samuel Vanhook & Thomas Jackson to view a road from Elk Garden over Clinch Mountain, ordered that the road be cut

P44 - Thomas Jackson, Charles Hays & Robert Vickers, overseers of the road from the Elk Garden to the top of Clinch Mountain and Andrew Cowen & John Thompson, Sr. to give them a list of tithables

P44 - Ordered that overseers of the poor bind Jesse Mellon as apprentice to Thomas Johnson to learn the Sadler Trade

P44 - Ordered that overseers of the poor bind a girl of the name of Rebeckah Scott apprenticed to Adam Lash

P44 - Edward Young enters special bail for James Rodgers & John Rodgers in a suit brought by Martha Rodgers & Henry Smith against them. Judgement by default

P44 - Peter Macantosh, pltf vs Patrick Porter, Def - in trespass, assault & battery. Jury: James Mcfarland, James Osborn, Edmund Smith, William Gilmore, George Casee, John W. Crunk, William Huston, Henry Mahon, Joseph Blakemore, Charles Hays, James Alley & James Osborn. Guilty in manner & form, fined 50 pounds, Andrew Moor, atty for the Pltf. stated that the Pltf was gouged whereby he lost the sight of his eye during the fight. New trial for awarding 100 pounds of tobacco

P45 - Court, June 20, 1787, Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie & Thomas Carter

P45 - Motion of Elizabeth Alley by atty concerning a base born child, swore to John W. Crunk. She admitted to keep the child, she with James Alley, Sr. & James Alley, Jr entered into a bond to keep the child off of the Parish

P46 - Alexander Ritchie, Pltf vs John W. Crunk, Def - on an attachment, case dismissed, clerk 50 pounds of tobacco

P46 - Petition of Martha Rodgers & Henry Smith against Jester Cocke for a debt

Def did not appear, awarded to Martha Rodgers & Henry Smith

P47 - Patrick Porter, Pltf vs Samuel Haddox, Def - trespass, continued

P47 - Samuel Haddox, Pltf vs Jacob Cassels, Def, debt - suit discontinued

P47 - Nicholas Talbert & George Neal Reagan vs John W. Crunk & Charles Kilgore, debt, discontinued, Pltf to pay def.

P48 - Joseph Martin, Pltf vs William Harrelson, Def, debt - Jury: Robert Tate, Silas Enyart, James Davison, Thomas Hobbs, John Smith, James Wharton, Thomas Mcmahon, Benjamin Fuget, Christopher Cooper, Beorge Casee, Robert McCoy & Thomas Alley. Def ordered to pay the pltf, pltf also ordered to recover from the Def. a debt

P48 - John Young, Pltf vs Bennett Ballen, Def - case. George McCoy for the Def in case he shall be cast in this suit he shall safely & pay the condemnation of the court orrnder his body to prison

P49 - James Osborn, Pltf vs John English, Def, case - continued

P49 - Benjamin Fuget, Pltf vs Thomas Alley, Def, case, James Alley, Sr. appeared for Def. Jury: John Frazer, Joseph Blakemore, James Osborn, Henry Mahon, Joseph Davison, Alexander Ritchie, William Huston, James Dickenson, James Osborn, John Enyart, Thomas Mcmahon & Robert Tate. Case to def

P50 - Robert Tate, pltf vs William Fuget, def, case, continued

P50 - Mary Adams, pltf vs Graham & Silas Enyart, def - in debt, case found in favor of pltf

P51 - James Leath & David Cocke 2 days attendance as witness for James Osborne at the suit of John English. Samuel Oxer 2 days attendance as witness for John English at the suit of James Osborn.

P51 - Frances Preston to examine Benjamin Stephens for deputy surveyor. Joseph Phillips also appointed deputy surveyor.

P51 - John Smith, Pltf vs Alexander Barnett, def - in case - Jury: William Huston, Silas Enyart, Charles Bickley, Joseph Blakemore, Christopher Cooper, James Osborn, Samuel Porter, James Davison, Joseph Davison, John Frazer, George Casee & William Dorton. To consult on their verdict.

P52 - William Gilmore, pltf vs William Huston, def - in case - by agreement of parties suit is dismissed at the cost of the def.

P52 - Christopher Cooper, Patrick Riley, 2 days attendance as witness for Thomas Alley at the suit of Benjamin Fuget. Jacob Cassels 2 days attendance as witness for Benjamin Fuget at the suit of Thomas Alley. Caty Riley 2 days attendance as witness for William Fuget at the suit of Robert Tate. George Casee proves 2 days attendance as witness. James Osborn as witness for William Gilmore at the suit of William Huston. William Parmer 2 days attendance as witness. Alexander Ritchie 2 days attendance as witness for Patrick Porter at the suit of Samuel Haddox. Mary Henceley 1 days attendance as witness for Robert Tate at the suit of William Fuget.

P53 - James Jackson appointed constable in the place of Eli Smith

P53 - Court, June 21, 1787. Present; Henry Smith, Andrew Bowen, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter & John Thompson.

P53 - John Carter, pltf vs Susanna Fork, adm. of Joshua Boucher, decd. def. -

in debt - agreement of the parties that case be dismist and def pay court costs.

P53 - John Smith, Pltf. vs Alexander Barnett, def. - in case - juror withdrawn and suit continued

P54 - Thomas Carter, Samuel Ritchie, John Thompson, Robert Craig 3 days attendance as witness for John Smith at suit of Alexander Barnett.

P54 - William Huston, Pltf. vs Henry Hamblen, def. - in debt - case won by pltf to recover against def.

P54 - Fredrick Friley, pltf vs George Neal Reagan, def - on attachment - dismist by consent of pltf at the cost of pltf

P54 - Petition of Abrose Legg against Benjamin Jones for debt by note. Benjamin Jones did not appear, case in favor of Abrose Legg

P55 - William Huston, pltf. vs Henry Hamblen, def - in case - case continued

P55 - Jacob Cassels, adm of Amos Alert, decd. pltf vs James Bush, def - delimie? - Jury: James Alley, Robert Tate, William Robenson, Henry Hamblen,

John Robenson, George McCoy, George Roberts, Samuel Haddox, William Osborn, William Parmer, John Hendrick, Henry Mahon. Jury finds the def does not detain the still? in the mentioned declaration. Case in favor of the defendant.

P55 - William Robenson, pltf vs Christopher Coper, adm of Solomon Kendrick, def - in case - Jury: Peter Hutchinson, John English, Fredrick Friley, James Allen,

Henry Mahon, William Osborn, George McCoy, Robert Tate, John Robenson, John Kendrick, George Roberts & Samuel Haddox. Defendant found guilty

P55 - John Young, pltf vs Bennett Ballen, def - in case - consent of pltf suit is discontinued at pltf's cost.

P55 - Ordered that Alexander Barnett, Andrew Cowen, & Samuel Ritchie be recommended to governor as fit persons to execute the office of the county.

P56 - Ordered that Henry Smith & Thomas Carter licensed to celebrate marriages

P56 - Ephraim Churchwell, pltf vs William Mullen, def - in case - pltf not

prosecuting, suit ordered to be discontinued at pltf costs.

P56 - Patrick Porter, Samuel Ritchie, Christopher Cooper & Simon Oxer 3 days attendance and John Porter, 2 days as witnesses for James Bush at the suit of Jacob Cassels. Jacob Cassels 2 days attendance as witness for Zachariah Fuget at the suit of Joseph Johnson. Henry Hamblen 3 days attendance as witness for William Robenson at the suit of Christopher Cooper. Richard Davis 3 days attendance as witness for William Fuget at the suit of Robert Tate. Abram Parmer 2 days attendance and Zachariah Fuget 3 days as witnesses for Benjamin Fuget at the suit of Thomas Alley.

P58 - Henry Hamblen 2 days attendance as witness for William Gilmore at the suit of William Huston

P58 - Court at William Robenson's July 7, 1787, examination of Squire Osborn on suspicion of feloniously stealing a bay mare, property of John Kendrick, prosecuted by John Kendrick. Present: Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson. Pleaded not guilty. Squire Osborn ordered to be tried at the next court held in Richmond. Remanded to gaol.

P59 - John Kendrick, Thomas White, William Crockett, Ambrose Fletcher, Richard Crunk to appear in Richmond to give evidence in the case against Squire Osborn.

P59 - Court, September 18, 1787. Present: Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter & John Thompson

P60 - Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Bowen, John Tate, James Wharton, Charles Cocke & John Frazer appointed to the Commission of Peace by Beverly Randolph, Gov. of Va.

P60 - Ordered that Jacob Neese exempted from paying poll taxes & county levys on account of age & bodily infirmities.

P60 - Deed from Shadrack White & Gledis to Charles Scaggs, recorded

P60 - Deed from Shadrack White & Gledes to Daniel Diskin, recorded

P61 - Ordered Henry Smith & John Borbin? to take private examination of Susanna Young, wife of Samuel Young regarding land in Campbell Co.

P61 - Powers of Attorney from Edmund Smith to Charles Bickley, recorded

P61 - Alexander Martin, pltf vs Thomas Connoway, def - in case - Cornelius Roberts undertakes for the def

P61 - Alexander Barnett, William Blanton & Thomas Mcmahon to view a road from the courthouse over Clinch Mountain, orderd that the road be cut

P61 - Ordered that the Clerk issue suponeas to Robert Gravat, William Hiton, Charles Scaggs, Joseph Meredith, Nathan Blevins, William Frame, Drury Elkins, Joseph Johnson, James Fuget, William Ratliff, Jr., John Ratliff, John Vandike, William Ratliff, Sr., William Mullen, Joseph Hatfield, George Hatfield, Alexander Mcfarland, Robert Vickers & John Burns appear in court on the 3rd tuesday in October to show cause and if they cannot be fined & treble taxed for failing to give William Webb a list of their taxable property.

P62 - Petition of Joseph Johnson vs Zachariah Fuget for debt. Decision in favor of pltf.

P62 - George Gibson 1 day attendance & coming 30 miles as witness for Joseph Johnson at the suit of Zachariah Fuget

P62 - Alexander Ritchie 1 day attendance & coming 100 miles as witness for Henry Hamblen at the suit of Laurence Vanhook

P63 - Court, September 19, 1787. Present: Andrew Cowen, Thomas Carter, Charles Cocke, John Bowen, John Frazer.

P63 - Motion of Hannah Duncan exempted from paying poll taxes & county levy for her husband for the year 1786 he being dead before the 10th day of April in 1786

P63 - John Bowen appointed Lt of militia, Samuel Young appointed Ensign of Militia,

P63 - Motion of John Donnel vs John Breden for debt due by note. Decision in favor of pltf to recover debt against the def

P64 - David Ward, sheriff appeared in court and protested against the sufficiency of the goal

P64 - Patrick Porter, pltf vs Samuel Haddox, def - in case - Jury: Henry Hamblen, Joseph Blakemore, Robert Tate, Corlelius Roberts, Joel Hobbs, John King, David Noe, John Carter, Richard Thompson, David Cock, Benjamin Pendleton & Edmund Pendleton. Def. not guilty. Pltf asked for new trial, granted.

P64 - John W. Crunk, pltf vs Alexander Ritchie & P. Porter, def - in case - Samuel Ritchie undertakes for the def

P65 - James Osborn, pltf vs John English, def - in case - Jury: Christopher Cooper, Richard Price, John Damron, James Mcfarland, Isaac Chrisman, William Dorton, John Breden, Jacob Cassels, William Long, William Thompson, Richard Long. Def found not guilty. Pltf requested new trial & new trial is granted.

P65 - Norris Carter, pltf vs Samuel Haddox, def - consent of pltf suit is ordered to be discontinued

P66 - Present Alexander Barnett, Andrew Cowen, Samuel Ritchie, John Thompson, Richard Price, John Tate, Charles Cocke, James Wharton, John Bowen, John Frazer

P66 - Joseph Blakemore, pltf vs Josiah Payne & P. Porter, def - Edmund Pendleton appearance bail for Josiah Payne

P66 - Ordered that the clerk issue subpoenas for Daniel Davison, Elisha Faris, Henry Livingston, John Enyart, Jacob Lewes on the 3rd Tuesday in October and show cause. If cannot, should be fined & treble taxed for failure to give Samuel Ritchie a list of their taxable property

P66 - Peter McAntosh, pltf vs Patrick Porter, def - in trespass, assault & battery - Jury: Josiah Payne, William Thompson, James Douglass, William Dorton, James Mcfarland, Richard Price, Anger Price, Samuel Green, Richard Long, Jacob Cassels, John Breden, Daniel Young. Juror withdrawn and case continued.

P67 - Alexander Ritchie 2 days attendance & coming 100 miles as witness for Patrick Porter at the suit of Samuel Haddox

P67 - Ordered that the sheriff give James Dickenson bond which he gave for building the prison

P67 - Ordered that court adjourn and that it sits again at the new courthouse on Henry Dickenson's plantation tomorrow at 8:00

P67 - Court at the new courthouse on Henry Dickenson's Plantation September 20, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton, Charles Cocke.

P68 - Petition of Laurence Vanhook against Jacob Lewes & John Breden for debt due by note. John acknowledges that the pltf action against them to be just.

Decision in favor of pltf

P68 - Robert Tate, pltf vs William Fuget, def - in case - Jury: Christopher Cooper, James Alley, Henry Hamblen, George Roberts, Alexander Ritchie, Luke Lemar, James Douglass, Andrew Spradling, William Robenson, William Long, Francis Price & Joel Hobbs. Def found guilty

P69 - Ordered that William Fuget for insolent behavior in court give bond and insure good behavior for 1 year and 1 day

P69 - Benjamin Nicholson, pltf vs George Neal Reagan, def = on attachment - Sheriff having returned that the estate of the def is attached & summoned John W. Crunk, Patrick Porter & Austen Bush as garnishees. Def being called & not appearing, produced a bond on the def. Judgement is granted against the defendant. Ordered that the sheriff sell the attached bull to pay plaintiff

P70 - William Robenson produced certificate from Charles Hays for 19 pounds of cornmeal, 3 pounds of butter that he received for the support of a company of militia ordered on duty under his command

P70 - Certificate from Andrew Cowen of William Webb taking oath of commissioner for the upper district, recorded

P70 - Ordered the overseers of the poor bind Sarah Fisher to John Breden

P70 - Fredrick Friley, pltf vs George Neal Reagan, def = on attachment - Defendant failing to appear, plaintiff proved his charge. Decision in favor of the Plaintiff, Ordered that James Friley sworn as his garnishee confessed that he owed the debt to the plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover this debt also

P71 - William Kendrick, pltf vs David Cahoe, def - on attachment - decision in favor of pltf as def did not appear

P71 - Samuel Oxer, John Carter, David Cck, 2 days attendance as witness for John English at the suit of James Osborn. James Bush & James Leath 2 days attendance as witness for James Osborn at the suit of John English. Lucy Young 3 days attendance as witness in the suit Porter against Haddox. Benjamin Pendleton 3 days attendance as witness in the suit Tate vs Fuget. Zachariah Fuget & Samuel Haddox 3 days attendance in the suit of Tate vs Fuget. Frances Cooper & Caty Riley 3 days attendance as witness in the same suit.

P72 - Ordered license be granted to Charles Cocke to keep ordinary at his house in Powels Valley for 1 year. Security: William Robenson.

P72 - Ordered that the sheriff advertise for persons who would build a goal to

appear on the 3rd Tuesday in October and that the lowest bidder will be the undertaker. The dimensions of the prison will be 10 feet square inside of oak logs hewed of the same size with a strong door of two inch oak plank and a double bar stock with an iron grate with bars two inches wide & half an inch thick, six inches apart, door to be 2 feet 10 inches wide and six feet high, the prison to be two story high and the flowers eight feet apart, and a third floor to be of hewed log six inches thick, the door to be nailed and the prison be covered with 18 inch joint shingles shewing 6 inches.

P73 - Ordered that the sheriff pay the clerk out of the county levy for his services and to pay for books purchased for the office

P73 - Ordered that Christopher Cooker, Robert Tate, James Ovelton, William Sprat to view a road from Hustons Mill to the courthouse

P73 - Ordered that Henry Dickenson be overseer of the road from the Courthouse to the holler next on this side of the glade hill and Alexander Barnett from the top of Clinch Mountain and that John Tate give them a list of tithables

P73 - Ordered that the sheriff shall collect the taxes for 1787 and pay Samuel Ritchie for his services as Commissioner of the Lower District and that he pay William Webb for his services as Commissioner of the upper district.

And that he pay the Clerk for adjusting their books.

P74 - Petition of Richard Poston vs Ephraim Churchwell & Joseph Hatfield, debt due by note. Decision for pltf.

P74 - John Lathem, pltf vs Jacob Burgen, def - on a petition and summons - By agreement of the pltf ordered that the suit be dismissed

P74 - John Smith, pltf vs Alexander Barnett, Def - in case - by agreement of the parties ordered that the suit be discontinued

P75 - Rates of Liquors: Rum by the gallon, Wine by the gallon, Whisky by the gallon, Porter on strong beer by the gallon, Cyder by the gallon, Small beer by the quart, corn and oats by the gallon, Amarm diet, lodging in clean sheets, stabbage with hay or forder for a horse twenty four house, pasture for a horse one night.

P75 - Court, October 16, 1787. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Richard Price, John Tate.

P76 - Power of attorney from Job Ingram to Joseph Taylor, recorded

P76 - Ordered that Elisha Faris be exempted from militia duty and working on county roads

P76 - James Davison appointed Captain of militia,

P76 - Christopher Cooper, Robert Tate & James Ovelton viewed a road from the Courthouse to Hustons Mill, ordered that the road be cut

P76 - Ordered that the Clerk issue subpoenas for William Robenson on the 3rd Tuesday in November to answer the information of Patrick Porter for giving the commissioner a fraudulent list of his taxable property

P77 - October 17, 1787, Court. Present: Alexander Barnett, Henry Smith, Richard Price, John Tate

P77 - Commonwealth vs Robert Gravatt, Charles Scaggs, Joseph Meridith, Nathan Blevens, Joseph Johnson, James Fuget, William Ratliff, Senr, John Vandike, Robert Vickers, John Burns, Alexander Mcfarland - on the information of William Webb commissioner for the upper district for failing to give a list of their taxable property. Def appeared and brought a list of taxable property, ordered to be recorded

P77 - Commonwealth vs Daniel Davison, Elisha Faris, Henry Livingston, John Enyart - on the information of Samuel Ritchie commissioner of the lower districtfor failing to give a list of their taxable property. Defs appeared and brought a list of taxable property, ordered to be recorded

P78 - Commonwealth vs Jacob Lewes - on the information of Samuel Ritchie commissioner of the lower district for failing to give a list of their taxable property. Def having not been duly summoned, oredered that case continue

P78 - Commonwealth vs Joseph Hatfield, George Hatfield, William Mullen - on information of William Webb commissioner of the upper district for failing to give a list of their taxable property. Defs not being duly summoned, ordered that their case be continued

P78 - Commonwealth vs William Hyton, Drury Elkins - on the information of William Webb commissioner of the upper district for failing to give a list of their taxable property. Defs not able to attend court, ordered that they transmit to court a proven list of taxable property and they will be dismissed

from prosecution.

P79 - Commonwealth vs John Ratliff & William Ratliff, Jr - on information of William Webb Commissioner of the upper district for failing to give a list of their taxable property. Did not appear in court, ordered to show cause and be fined & treble taxed

P79 - Commonwealth vs William Frame - on info of William Webb Comm of the upper district for failing to give a list of their taxable property. William Frame removed out of county, ordered that his estate be attached for fines & taxes

P79 - Ordered that the clerk transmit a list of taxable property of the delinquents to the governor

P80 - Indenture of Bargain & Sale from Josiah Payne atty for Matthew Payne & Mary to Samuel Staliard, recorded

P80 - Ordered that Joshua Ewing be recommended as Captain, Henry Bowen for Lt, and George Robenson for Ensign of a light company

P80 - Ordered that Stephen Wallen be overseer of the road from the center of Clinch Mountain in Big Mocequeson Gap to the flat lick and that Samuel Ritchie give him a list of tithables

P80 - Ordered that Christopher Cooper be overseer of the road from Hustons Mill to William Sprat and that John Tate give him a list of tithables

P80 - Ordered that William Huston, Joseph Davison, George Casee & Daniel Davison to view a road from the Kentucky Road in Big Mocqueson Gap to Hustons Mill

P80 - Ordered that John Tate, Robert Tate, James Ovelton & Thomas Hobbs to view a road from Hustons Mill to upper Mocqueson Creek to the road at Blantons

P81 - Ordered that license be granted to Henry Dickenson to keep ordinary at the courthouse for 1 year. Security: William Long

P81 - Court, October 20, 1787. Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Bowen, John Tate, James Wharton.

P81 - Ordered that John Carter, Norris Carter & Joseph Blakemore to appraise the estate of William Carr, decd.

P82 - Ordered that Elexius Musick be exempted from paying poll tax & county levy on account of his age and bodily infirmities

P82 - Inventory & appraisement of the estate of Thomas Mullen, decd, recorded

P82 - Samuel Vanhook, foreman, Samuel Robenson, John Wells, Thomas Price, Francis Browning, James Shoemaker, Robert Tate, James Paetton, William Huston, Jonathan Woods, Daniel Davison, Champ Faris, James Osborn, Henry Hamblen. Not being a sufficient number of jurors they were dismist. Clerk ordered to summons Jacob Crabtree, John Payne & John Smith to appear at next court and show cause why they should not be fined for not attending as jurors

P82 - Commonwealth vs William Robinson, on information of Patrick Porter charging him with giving the commissioner a false list of his taxable property.

Ordered that he be dismissed from the charge and that he pay the cost of this prosecution

P83 - Court, November 21, 1787. Present: Henry Smith, Charles Bickley, John Tate, James Wharton.

P83 - William Huston, Joseph Davison & Daniel Davison viewed a road from big Mocqueson Gap to Hustons Mill, ordered that it be cut

P83 - Ordered that John Enyart be overseer of the road from Big Mocqueson Gap to the second branch above the valley and that George Casee be overseer of the road from the second branch above the valley to Hustons Mill and John Tate to give him a list of tithables

P83 - Ordered that 1 shilling be levied off each tithable for a poor tax to be disposed of by the overseer of the poor

P83 - John Young vs Bennett Ballen, plaintiff not appearing to prosecute, suit ordered to be discontinued

P84 - Court of Quarterly Sessions on November 2, 1787. Present: Henry Smith, Charles Bickley, Richard Price, James Wharton.

P84 - John Stacy vs William Wilmouth, attachment - ordered to be dismissed as neither party appeared

P84 - Jacob Cassels vs William Wilmouth - attachment - ordered to be dismissed as neither party appeared

P84 - James Gibson vs John Watts Crunk & Samuel Haddox - account - Decision in favor of pltf.

P85 - Ordered that 2 shillings be leved on each tithable for a county levy

P85 - Ordered that the sheriff for the year 1786 pay Richard Price out of the county levy

P85 - Ordered that James Gibson be recommended as a Captain, Christopher Coper & James Duncan for Lts, and Reuben Price & Joseph Blakemore for Ensigns

P85 - Ordered that the clerk issue summons for Reuben Roark & Judah Coyl to appear at next court to show cause why they should not be fined & taxed for failing to give the county a list of their taxable property

P85 - Commonwealth vs William Hyton for refusing to give the commissioner a list of his taxable property, dismissed at the defendants cost.

P85 - Commonwealth vs William Mullen, continued

P85 - Commonwealth vs George Hatfield, continued

P85 - Commonwealth vs John Ratliff, dismissed

P85 - Commonwealth vs William Ratliff, Jr. - continued

P85 - Commonwealth vs Drury Elkins, continued

P85 - Commonwealth vs Jacob Lewes, continued

P86 - Court, March 18, 1788. Present: Alexander Barnett, Andrew Cowen, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate, Charles Cocke.

P86 - Ordered that court be adjourned until tommorrow at 8:00

P86 - Court, March 19, 1788. Present: Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton.

P86 - Power of Attorney from Richard Porter to Thomas Pitman, proven by oath of Samuel Haddox, recorded

P86 - Deed from Richard Price to Edward Price, recorded

P87 - Ordered that the sheriff pay Robert Tate for finding Irons to Iron Jonathan Oozley Ireland

P87 - Power of attorney from Thomas Goff to William Huston, recorded

P87 - Ordered that the overssers of the poor bind Anne Deles apprenticed to Edward Young

P87 - Commonwealth vs John Watts Crunk, dismissed

P87 - James Gibson & James Campbell appointed Captains of militia

P87 - Robert Tate being charged with 12 horses in the book for 1786, swore he had only 6 in his possession

P87 - Alexander Barnett appointed Sheriff. Security: Christopher Cooper, Robert Tate. Entered into another bond with Thomas Carter, William Huston & John Tate for collection of the public revenue for 1787

P87 - Present Henry Smith, Andrew Cowen & Charles Cocke.

P87 - Ordered that the clerk issue summons David Ward, former sheriff to attend next court to settle the county levy for 1786

P87 - Motion of the sheriff, Robert Craig is approved of for deputy to collect the taxes for 1785, 1786.

P87 - Ordered that Moses Skegs, John Bristow, Richard Thompson, William Roberson, James Scott, William Huston, James Osborn, James Campbell & John Vanbebber be appraisers for property.

P89 - Ordered that the overseers of the poor bind Squire Hines (Hews) a base born child of Anne Huse apprenticed to William Robenson.

P89 - Ordered that Isaac Chrisman be constable in the place of James Price in powels valley & that Thomas Skidmore be constable in Capt. Davison's Company

P89 - Ordered that the overssers of the poor bind William Wilmouth apprentice

to Christopher Cooper & Abraham Wilmouth apprentice to Charles Devers.

P89 - Christopher Cooper, appointed Lt of militia.

P89 - Motion of sheriff Charles Carter appointed deputy sheriff

P89 - Ordered that the sheriff pay the overseers of the poor to enable them to employ a doctor to cure Jaeley Wilmouth.

P90 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, April 15, 1788. Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, John Bowen, Charles Cocke, John Tate.

P90 - Ordered that James Osborn be permitted to practice as an attorney

P90 - Ordered that David Dunnan also be permitted to practice as an attorney

P90 - Deed from Joseph Martin to Henry Martin & Joseph Bibye, recorded

P91 - Court, April 16, 1788, Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Charles Bickley, John Tate

P91 - Motion of Sheriff, John Carter is appointed deputy sheriff

P91 - William Robenson, foreman, William Huston, Daniel Davison, James Davison, Joseph Davison, Jonathan Wood, Robert Tate, Thomas Alley, John Wells, Samuel Vanhook, Thomas Johnson, John Frazier, Patrick Porter, Francis Browning, Henry Hamblen. Grand jury. Presentment against John Ball, Richard Davis, James Campbell, Fredrick Jones for retailing spirituous liquors by oath of Willoughby Lewes, Presentment against John Cowen for not oppening the road of which he was overseer. Against William Smith for not opening the road for which he was overseer. Against Joseph Whitely for not opening the road for which he was overseer. Against Charles Payne for not opening the road for which he was overseer.

P92 - Against Moses Dorton for not opening the road for which he was overseer.

Thomas Price for not opening the road for which he was overseer. Against Samuel Stalliards for not opening the road for which he was overseer. Against John Enyart for not opening the road for which he was overseer. Against John Stacy for profane swearing 3 oaths. Against Squire for profane swearing. Against Samuel Haddox for swearing profane oaths. Against Samuel Haddox for swearing profane oaths. Against Mary Graves for swearing profane oaths.

P92 - Present: Thomas Carter & Charles Cocke. Robert Tate vs Nancy & James Fugets, case - Jury: Benjamin Nicholson, Frederick Jones, Charles Hensley, John English, William Stuart, Richard Davis, William Dorton, Silas Enyart, James Leath, James Gibson, Peter Stephens & Thomas Hoobs. Def. not guilty. Pltf awarded nothing for his bill but for his false claim, defs. recover against the pltf their costs

P93 - William Lyle assignee of Patrick Dinnsy vs John Breden, debt - Robert Vickers & Richard Price undertake for the def

P93 - James Osborn vs John Hamon English, in case - Ordered that Lazarous Damron be fined for not attending as a witness in this suit. Jury: John Alley, Alexander Mcfarland, Thomas McMahan, James Osborn, John W. Crunk, Joshua Ewing, John Breden, Benjamin Pendleton, James Alley, Joseph Blakemore, James Dickenson, Joshua Boman and Laurence Vanhook, suit continued.

P94 - Peter McAntosh vs Patrick Porter - in TAB - Jury: Edmund Pendleton, Samuel Stalliards, Alexander Martin, Reuben Price, Reuben Maucur, Austen Bush, Charles Hensley, Joseph Davison, David Stuart, Daniel Davison, Thomas Hobbs, Elijah Frost. Def found guilty.

P94 - William Huston vs Silas Enyart, debt, two suits - Henry Hamblen, Thomas Bird & Volentine Choal undertakes for the def.

P95 - Deed from Joseph Perrin to Thomas Johnson, proven by oaths of Samuel Gillespie & Benjamin Johnson, recorded

P95 - Reuben Price appointed Ensign

P95 - Ordered that Richard Price, Jr be fined for insolent behavior in court

P95 - Court April 17, 1788. Present: Henry Smith, Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley, John Tate, Richard Price.

P95 - Motion of Peter McAntosh oath for giving of surance of fidelity

P95 - Motion of Richard Thompson oath that William ? commissioner for the year 1787 charged him with 1 tithable more than he had in his possession

P96 - Petition of Patrick Denney vs Senia Jackson for reasons appearing to the court it is ordered to be dismissed at the pltf's cost

P96 - Motion of Henry Dickenson & Swingle in Company, license is granted to keep a retail store at the courthouse

P96 - Motion of Brice & Weir in company license is granted to keep a retail store at the courthouse

P96 - Ordered that Henry Dickenson be appointed guardian for James Alert, son and heir at law of Amos Alert, decd. for the purpose of defending a suir in chancery to be instituted by John Walls Crunk against the said Alert for obtaining a right to 200 ac lying on fall creek the waters of Clinch River

P96 - Patrick Porter vs Samuel Haddox, in case - Jury: James Compton, Laurence Vahoook, Aaron Vanhook, Samuel Vanhook, Austen Bush, William Sprat, James Alley, Benjamin Nicholson, Samuel Stalliard, Daniel Young, Thomas Bird & Joseph Blakemore, Defendant found guilty

P97 - Motion of Richard Price, Esquire time is given him at next court to furnish the prison

P97 - Ordered that Francis Browning recommended as coroner

P97 - Commonwealth vs Richard? Jacob Crabtree for failing to attend last court as a juror, dismissed

P97 - Motion of Richard Price, Esq, ordered a judgement be entered against David Ward, former sheriff for 8 pounds of the county levy for the year 1786

P97 - Benjamin Fuget, William Blanton and his wife, 2 days attendance in the suit of Robert Tate against Nancy Fuget.

P97 - James Leath, David Cocke, James Bush & Aggy Damron, 2 days attendance in the suit of James Osborn against John English

P97 - Lucy Young, Edmund Pendleton, James Gibson, Benjamin Nicholson, Joseph Blakemore, Samuel Staliards, Henry Smith & William Spat 3 days attendance in the suit of Patrick Porter against Samuel Haddox. John Tate 1 days attendance in the suit of Patrick Porter against Samuel Haddox

P98 - James Osborn, Moses Damron, William Robenson 3 days attendance in the suit of Laurence Vanhook vs Henry Hamblen

P98 - Ordered that Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Thomas, Carter, Richard Price, John Tate, & Andrew Cowen to attend at the courthouse on munday before the 3rd Tuesday to settle with David Ward, cale sheriff. Summons issued for David Ward

P98 - Motion of County Lt ordered that Charles Carter recommended as Captain of a company of troopers. John Duncan for Lt and William Long for Ensign

P98 - Mary Adams vs Graham & Silas Enyart - on a replevy? bond - judgement according to specialty

P99 - Samuel Haddox vs Patrick Porter - attorney asks for suit to be dismissed.

P99 - Court, May 20, 1788, Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Charles Bickley, Richard Price.

P99 - Letter of attorney from Jeremiah Pukett to Joshua Willoughby, recorded

P99 - Petition of William Stuart vs George Roberts, debt due by note - Def did not appear. Decision in favor of the pltf

P100 - Petition of James Osborn vs Isaac Chrisman - debt due by account - Def did not appear. Decision in favor of pltf

P100 - Indenture of Bargain & Sale from William Garrison to George Asbury, acknowledged by William Garrison, recorded

P100 - Indenture of Bargain & Sale from William Garrison to William Asbury, acknowledged by William Garreson, recorded

P100 - Ordered that Henry Hamblen, constable in place of Joseph Blakemore and that James Alley and Joseph Blakemore be discontinued and that William Bolen be constable in Capt. Bickley's Company and that James Hendrix be constable in Capt. Browning's company

P100 - Ordered that Charles Bickley & William Robenson to view the prison and report to court whether it is agreeable

P100 - Ordered that Richard Price, Jr give bond & security for good behavior for 12 months and 1 day, together with Robert Mcfarland, security

P101 - Ordered that John Tate, Luke Lemar, Thomas Hobbs, Zachariah Fuget, Henry Mahon to appraise the personal estate and negroes of James Taylor, decd.

P101 - Ordered that tavern sales be as follows: Whisky by the gallon, rum by the gallon, Peach Brandy by the gallon, wine by the gallon, warm diet, cold diet, lodging in clean sheets, corn or oats by the gallon, stabbage for a horse for 1 night with forder or hay or pasturage

P101 - Ordered that James Ovelton, John Tate, Robert Tate & Thomas Hobbs to view a road from James Oveltons to William Blantons

P101 - Ordered that James Davison be overseer of the road for which he was formerly appointed and that John Lace? give him a list of tithables

P101 - Ordered that Samuel Robenson be guardian of Elizabeth Preeces, infant orphan of William Preeces, Jr., decd and that he give bond & security

P102 - Ordered that Thomas Hobbs bo constable in place of William Blanton

P102 - William Robenson & Charles Bickley appointed to view prison made report, court orders that wheriff pay Richard Prrece the sum for which he undertook to build the same

P102 - Court, May 31, 1788 - examination of William McDersel on suspicion of his feloniously taking and carrying 6 or 7 barrels of corn, the property of Samuel Haddox

P103 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, June 17, 1788. Present: Henry Smith, Richard Preece, James Wharton & John Tate

P103 - Francis Browning, foreman, James Osborn, Robert Tate, William Huston, Champ Faris, Joshua Ewing, Samuel Vanhook, Abraham Beavers, Samuel Robenson, James Mcfarland, Laurence Vanhook, Henry Mahon, Richard Thompson, Daniel Davison, John Frazier, Joseph Davison & Jonathan Woods, grand jury, bill found against Obadiah Payne for abusing John Countz and robins said county of his papers and for forgeing an order in the name of Francis Hines present on the oath of John Countz. A bill against Thomas Jackson for not opening the road from Elk Garden to the top of Clinch Mountain. Presentment against Robert Vickers for not opening the road to the top of Clinch Mountain. Presentment against Phoeby Puckett for having a base born child. Bill found against Edward Baker for leaving his own wife and cohabitating with Willey Blelcher. Bill found against James Skeggs for leaving his own wife and cohabitating with Leah Carter. Presentment against Josiah Fugate for not opening the road by oath of Henry Smith

P104 - Presentment against Charles Neal for not opening the road by oath of Henry Smith. Presentment against Susanna Cohahan for selling spirutious liquors. Presentment against James Bush for selling spirituous liquors. Bill against James Jackson for living in adultry with Anne Potts. Bill against John Elam for living in adulty with Sarah Thompson.

P104 - Champ Faris vs Silas Enyart, in debt, Decision in favor of pltf

P105 - Commonwealth vs William Smith - presentment for not opening the county road of which he was overseer. Case ordered to be discontinued

P105 - Commonwealth vs Charles Hays - presentment for not opening the county road of which he was overseer. Case ordered to be dismissed

P105 - Commonwealth vs Moses Dorton - presentment for not opening the county road of which he was overseer. Case ordered to be dismissed

P105 - Commonwealth vs Thomas Price - presentment for not opening the county road of which he was overseer. Case ordered to be dismissed.

P105 - Motion of Henry Smith, judgement granted to him against James Alley, constable

P105 - Ordered that Richard Prece give Thomas Prece a list of tithables to open the road of which he was appointed overseer

P105 - James Davison vs Thomas Jones, on attachment, John Carter, Deputy Sheriff, attached 1 horse from the estate. Defendant did not appear. Decision in favor of pltf. Sheriff ordered to sell the attachment to cover the debt plus court costs

P106 - Samuel Robenson security for Morgan Mullen instead of Charles Neal. Said Neal is discharged from his security

P106 - Petition of James Mcfarland against Samuel Haddox for a small debt due by bond, on motion of petition of attorney judgement is granted

P106 - Ordered that Henry Smith be exempted from fines and penalties for being absent from the county last winter

P106 - Ordered that the clerk issue subpoenas for Lewes Tackett, John Tackett, Elijah Frost, Joel Hobbs, John Enyart and Philip Roberts to show cause for failing to give the commissioners a list of their taxable property

P106 - David Calhoun & Patrick Porter, 2 days attendance as witness in the suit between Mary Rilly? and John English

P107 - Court of Quarterly Sessions June 18, 1788. Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Charles Bickley & John Tate.

P107 - William Huston vs Henry Hamblen & Robert Craig, on a seplevy? bond - on motion of pltf judgement is granted against the def.

P107 - John Enyart vs George Roberts, Volentine Choat & Abraham Woods - on a seplevy? bond - Decision in favor of pltf

P107 - Peter McAntosh vs Patrick Porter - trespass assault & battery - Ordered to be dismissed

P108 - Christopher Cooper 2 days attendance as witness on behalf of John English vs Mary Herlly?

P108 - Ordered that Zachariah Fugate be oversser of the road instead of Alexander Barnett and that John Tate give him a list of tithables

P108 - Court, August 19, 1788. Present: Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Richard Price, John Tate & James Wharton.

P108 - Inventory & appraisement of the estate of James Taylor, decd, recorded

P108 - Motion of Henry Smith judgement is granted him against David Ward, Sheriff and the amount of a judgement against Lester Cocke

P108 - Motion of William Robinson, judgement is granted him against David Ward, sheriff for defending as a witness against Crunk & Eve Tally?

P108 - Motion of John W. Crunk, commission is granted him to take depositions against Henry Dickenson

P109 - Christopher Acklen vs John Lewes, judgement granted petitioner against def.

P109 - 3 deeds of Bargain & sale of land from Joseph Macun to Robert Craig, proven by oaths of Henry Dickenson & William Robenson as witnesses, recorded

P109 - Deed of Bargain & sale of land from William Sprat & Easter, recorded

P109 - William Robenson vs Joshua Roman, on an attachment, Decision in favor of pltf

P109 - Ordered that Edward Baker be committed to prison until he gives bond and security for his good behavior

P109 - Ordered that Patrick Kenarick be constable in Captain Taydes? Company

P109 - Ordered that Henry Smith give Charles Neal a list of tithables to open the road for which he is overseer

P110 - Deed of Bargain & sale of land from Isreal Christian to Aaron Richardson, recorded

P110 - Deed of Bargain & sale of land from isreal Christian to John Elam, recorded

P110 - Ordered that Moses Skegs be overseer of the road in place of James Rodgers and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables

P110 - Ordered that James Ovelton be overseer of the road from his house to the road at William Blantons and that John Tate give him a list of tithables

P110 - Samuel Robenson, guardian for Elizabeth Preeces, infant orphan of William Preeces, decd. with Richard Prece as security

P110 - Ordered that Zachariah Fugate recommended as Ensign in the militia

P110 - Ordered that the sheriff pay Richard Prece for extraordinary work on the prison

P111 - Ordered that the sheriff pay John Arthur for services on behalf of the Commonwealth

P111 - Ordered that the states attorney prosecute a suit agains Edward Baker, Jonathan Prater & William Rodgers on their recognizance bond in the instance of Charles Skegs

P111 - Ordered that Richard Prece be overseer of the road from John Wells to Thomas Johnsons and that Andrew Cowan give him a list of tithables

P111 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, September 16, 1788. Present; Samuel Ritchie, John Bowen, John Tate, James Wharton & Charles Cocke

P111 - Patrick Porter, foreman, William Huston, John Wells, Henry Hamblen, Joseph Davison, Robert Tate, Jonathan Woods, John Thompson, Aldain Williams, Thomas Alley, Henry Mahon, Daniel Davison, Euricus Smith, John Smith, John Fraizor, James Alley, Sr, grand jury, for the following:

P112 - Presentment against James Davison, Jr for not opening the road of which he is overseer

P112 - Presentment against Samuel Stalliards for not opening the road of which he is overseer

P112 - Presentment against George Casee for not opening the road of which he is overseer

P112 - Presentment against Christopher Cooper for not opening the road of which he is overseer

P112 - Presentment against James Ovelton for not opening the road of which he is overseer

P112 - George Gibson vs George Robert & Volentine Choat, on a replevy bond -

Decision in favor of pltf

P112 - James Osborn vs John English - in case - Jury: George Gibson, James Shoemaker, Colberd Fugate, Richard Davis, John Lemar, Elisha Feres, Robert Vickers, Edward Prece, Patrick Kindrack, Abraham Beavers, Jacob Crabtree, Def. not guilty.

P113 - Henry Hamblen vs Laurence Vanhook - in case - Jury: Alexander Ritchie, Jr., Absolom Robenson, John Damron, Edward Dorton, Silas Enyart, Henly Fugate, John Johnson, Christopher Cooper, John Watts Crunk, James Osborn, William McDewel. Decision in favor of pltf

P114 - Laurence Vanhook vs Henry Hamblen, in debt - Jury; Alexander Ritchie, Absolom Robenson, John Damron, Edward Dorton, Silas Enyart, Henly Fugate, John Johnson, Christopher Cooper, John W. Crunk, Richard Price, James Osborn, William McDewel. Decision in favor of pltf

P114 - David Cocke & Lazarous Damron, James Leath 1 day attendance as witness in behalf of James Osborn vs John English.

P114 - Moses Damron, Samuel Auxer, Aggy Damron 1 day attendance as wittnesses on behalf of John English vs James Osborn

P114 - Moses Damron, James Osborn, Mary Osborn, James Dockenson 1 day attendance for Laurence Vanhook vs Henry Hamblen & James Dickenson, 20 miles coming & returning

P114 - James Bush 1 day attendance for Henry Hamblen vs Laurence Vanhook & Alexander Ritchie 1 day and 120 miles

P115 - James Peper vs John Chisolm, on an attachment, consent of pltf case is dismissed

P115 - Danial Davison vs Charles Smith, in case, case continued

P115 - Jame Calahan 1 day attendance as witness in the suit of Daniel Davison vs Charles Smith

P115 - Deed of Bargain & sale from james King Carr to William Blanton, recorded

P115 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, September 17, 1788. Present; Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, John Thompson, James Wharton, John Tate, Charles Cocke

P115 - Ordered that commission be granted to Charles Smith to take examinations of witnesses at the suit of Daniel Davison

P115 - James Mcfarland vs Chrisman & others, continued

P115 - Alexander Martin vs Thomas Connoway, continued

P116 - Joshua Roman moves to file a bill of injunction to stay execution on a judgement of attachment that William Roenson obtained against him

P116 - Norris Carter vs Samuel Haddox, continued

P116 - William Huston vs Silas Enyart, in debt, Decision in favor of Pltf.

P116 - William Huston vs Silas Enyart, in debt, Decision in favor of Pltf

P117 - John Watts Crunk vs Alexander Ritchie & Patrick Porter, in debt, suit is dismissed by agreement of parties at the cost of defs.

P117 - Samuel Haddox & Patrick Porter adjudged, case dismissed

P117 - Petition of Jonathan Prater vs Henry Smith, debt due by account, Pltf did not appear. Suit is ordered dismissed at pltfs cost

P117 - John Watts Crunk vs James Alley, in case, Jury: Claudius Buster, Richard Price, Zachariah Fugate, Colbert Fugate, Champ Faris, Silas Enyart, William McDewel, Thomas Johnson, Samuel Haddox, Samuel Ewing & William Huston. Decision in favor of pltf

P118 - William McDewel vs John Miles, trespass, Jury: Claudius Buster, Richard Price, Zachariah Fugate, Colberd Fugate, Champ Faris, Silas Enyart, Thomas Johnson, John Alley, Lazarous Damron, Samuel Haddox, Samuel Ewing, William Huston. Def. not guilty.

P118 - John Watts Crunk vs James Alley, Sr., in case, case in arbitration under Henry Dickenson, John Damron, William Robenson, William Dorton & Christopher Cooper finds in favor of the pltf. Ordered that Patrick Porter & Edmund Pendleton, be paid for 2 days attendance in this suit.

P118 - Ordered that the sheriff pay William Webb for serving as commissioner for the year 1788

P119 - John Alley vs Robert Craig, in debt, Jury: Alexander Ritchie, George Roberts, John Edwards, King Carr, Patrick Kindrick, Charles Smith, Henry Hamblen, Christopher Cooper, John Damron, Edward Dorton, John Watts Crunk, Edmund Pendleton. Decision in favor of pltf.

P119 - Commonwealth vs Susanna Calahan, on a presentment of the grand jury, case dismissed at the def. cost

P119 - Petition of Murdock Mckinsey vs David Lewes. Def did not appear

P120 - Petition of Mary Kirlly vs John English, debt due by account, Def did not appear. Decision in favor of pltf.

P120 - Ordered that Patrick Porter, David Calhoun & Christopher Cooper, paid for 2 days attendance as witnesses in the suit of Mary Kirlly vs John English

P120 - Commonwealth vs John Ball, presentment of grand jury, by information of Willoughby Lewes, presentment is dismissed at the cost of the informer

P120 - George Roberts by atty offered a bill of injunction to stay the proceedings on a judgement obtained by John Enyart adm. of the estate of Daniel Engram, decd, granted

P120 - Ordered the sheriff pay Edmund Pendleton for curing Jaeley Wilmouth

P121 - Court, September 18, 1788. Present; Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Richard Price, John Tate & James Wharton

P121 - Petition of Ezekiel Douglass vs Christopher Cooper supposed to be due by account is dismissed as neither of the parties appeared

P121 - Petition of James Campbell vs Abraham Woods, debt due by note, Def did not appear. Decision in favor of pltf

P121 - Petition of Abraham Carbtree vs Henry Davis, debt due by note, Def did not appear, Decision in favor of pltf.

P121 - Commonwealth vs John Stacy, presentment of the grand jury for profane swearing. Def did not appear. Def found guilty

P122 - Commonwealth vs Squire Osborn, presentment of the grand jury for profane swearing. Def found guilty

P122 - Commonwealth vs Samuel Haddox, presentment of the grand jury for profane swearing. Def found guilty

P122 - Commonwealth vs Phoeby Puckett, presentment of the grand jury for Bastard bearing. Def did not appear. Def found guilty

P122 - Commonwealth vs Edward Baker, presentment of the grand jury for committing adultery. Def did not appear. Def found guilty

P122 - Commonwealth vs Josiah Fugate, presentment of the grand jury for not opening the road of which he was appointed overseer, dismissed.

P122 - Commonwealth vs Charles Neal, presentment for not opening the road of which he was appointed overseer, dismissed

P122 - Commonwealth vs James Jackson, presentment for not opening the road of which he was appointed overseer, dismissed

P122 - Commonwealth vs John Elam, presentment for not opening the road of which he was appointed overseer, dismissed

P122 - Commonwealth vs Obadiah Payne, presentment for not opening the road of which he was appointed overseer, continued

P123 - Commonwealth vs James Bush, presentment for retailing spirituous liquors, dismissed at the Def. cost

P123 - Ordered that James Blair, be states attorney instead of Francis Preston

P123 - Ordered that sheriff pay William Howard for killing 2 old wolves, Alexander Barnett for killing 1 old wolf, John Vanbebber for killing 1 old wolfe, Moses Dorton for killing 1 old wolf, George Yokem for killing 4 old wolves, George Gibson for killing 1 old wolf, Zachariah Hendrix for killing 2 old wolves, David Robinson for killing 1 old wolf, Aldain Williams for killing 1 old wolf

P123 - Ordered that the prison bounds begin on the west of William Dickensons spring branch to include the prison and William Dickenson's house, approximately 5 acres of land

P123 - Ordered that Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate, Samuel Ritchie, Charles Bickley appointed to lay off a town & lotts at the courthouse. The lots contain 1/2 an acre. Any person purchasing a 1/2 acre lot shall have the priviledge of purchasing an out lot of 5 ac.

P124 - Court of Quarterly Sessions November 18, 1788, Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Richard Price, John Bowen, John Tate & James Wharton

P124 - Charles Cocke vs William Daugherty, on an attachment, Charles Carter, Deputy sheriff attached 1 mare from the estate of the def. Judgement is granted for the pltf.

P125 - Samuel Lyle vs John Breden, in debt, Alexander Mcfarland, Robert Gillespie, Frances Price, Henry Davis undertakes for the def.

P125 - Motion of Thomas Hansford is granted license to solemnize the rites of matrimony

P125 - Motion of Benjamin Alderson & Timothy Burgess are granted license to solemnize the rites of matrimony

P125 - Ordered that Aaron Vanhook be overseer of the road from Frances Brownings to the gap of the mountain and that Richard Price give him a list of tithables

P125 - Ordered that the overseers of the poor bind Charles Denton as apprentice to James Ewen

P125 - Deed of Bargain & sale from Silas Enyart to James Davison, oath of witnesses of Champ Faris, Elisha Faris & John Pain, recorded

P125 - Deed of Bargain & sale from John Cowan to James Mckinney, recorded

P125 - Ordered that Joseph Blakemore constable to be paid for services

P126 - Commonwealth vs Simon Cockrell, information charging him with writing a paper included advertisement supposed to be libel - Jury: Francis Browning, James Gibson, Robert Tate, Henry Mahon, Joshua Ewing, William Robenson, Christopher Cooper, Richard Thompson, William Dorton, James Davison, Jonathan Woods, John Canedy. Def not guilty.

P126 - Ordered that James Dugate, Joseph Johnson, James Rodgers, Josiah Fugate, Charles Neal to view a road from the county line to Browns Mill

 

P126 - Ordered that Euricus Smith, Sr., William Thompson, Edward Kelley and Benjamin Alderson, view a road from Browns Mill to Russell Courthouse

P126 - Ordered that Willoughby Lewes, show cause for not appearing as a witness

P126 - Ordered that Thomas Nash, James Hendrex, John Hargiss, Benjamin Johnson, Solomon Litton, Abraham Beavers, Judah Puckett, Thomas Price, Elizabeth Price, John Wells, Thomas Colley, Jane Price, Samuel Hendrixs, Jeremiah Fields, Margaret Wells, Elizabeth Wells, William Price, Francis Browning, Joshua Ewing, Richard Price for 1 days attendance as a witness in the suit between Webb & Vanhook

P127 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, November 19, 1788. Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, John Bowen, John Tate

P127 - Motion of Richard Thompson, letters of adm granted to him on the estate of Thomas Roberts, decd. Security: Benjamin Alderson

P127 - Ordered that Jonathan Prater be fined for insolent behavior, give security for good behavior for 1 year and 1 day

P127 - Ordered that Benjamin Alderson, Euricus Smith, Ely Smith, Alexander Martin to appriase the estate of Thomas Roberts, decd.

P127 - Commonwealth vs Christopher Cooper - for not opening the road - dismissed

P127 - Commonwealth vs James Davison - for not opening the road - dismissed

P128 - Ordered that the commissioners who were to lay off 1/2 ac lots report

P128 - Ordered that William Tinsley, Willoughby Lewis, James Arbuckle summoned to answer compalint of the sheriff rescuing property taken for an execution that Laurence Vanhook obtained against the estate of Jacob Lewis

P128 - Ordered that Josiah Fuget be paid for killing 1 wolf

P128 - Ordered that Samuel Young be paid for killing 1 wolf

P128 - Ordered that Barbary Beck deliver William Blanton the patent in her possession which was granted to George Auxer

P128 - Ordered that the prisons sheriff pay the clerk for the balance of his services for 1786.

P128 - Orderd that the sheriff summon 24 freeholders to serve on grand jury.

P129 - Court, December 16, 1788, Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Richard Price, Charles Bickley, John Tate, James Wharton

P129 - Ordered Samuel Ritchie be allowed pay for his services as commissioner for the year 1787.

P129 - Commonwealth vs Simon Cockrell, breach of the peace in abusing the officers of justice in their office, Simon Cockrell fined on good behavior for 1 year and 1 day

P129 - Commonwealth vs Samuel Vanhook, breach of the peace. Vanhook fined and placed on good behavior for 1 year and 1 day

P130 - Thomas Nash, Thomas Hendricks, Jacob Crabtree, Lidia Hargess, James Scott, Francis Browning, Jeremiah Fields, 1 days attendance in the suit of Commonwealth vs Vanhook

P130 - Ordered that an indictment be issued against Simon Cockrell for a breach of the peace in filling up a libell

P130 - Court, December 17, 1783. Present: Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Richard Price, Charles Bickley, John Tate

P131 - Ordered that William Tinsley give bond & security for his good behavior for 1 year and 1 day

P131 - Power of Atty from Christopher Huston to John Tate, recorded

P131 - Deed of Bargain & sale of Land from Christopher Huston to Nathan Hobbs , acknowledged by Huston's atty, recorded

P131 - Inventory & appraisement of part of the estate of John Bickley, decd of Amherst Co., recorded

P131 - Motion of John Wier, took oath of allegiance to the commonwealth

P131 - Court, February 17, 1789. Present: Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Thompson, John Tate, James Wharton, John Frazier

P131 - Deed of Bargain & sale from Charles Kilgore to Thomas Alley, proven by the oaths of John Salyer, Joshua Pinix and Champion Faris, recorded

P132 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from Charles Kilgore to Joshua Penix, proven on oaths of Thomas Alley, John Salyer and Champion Faris, recorded.

P132 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from Charles Kilgore to John Salyer, proven by oaths of Campion Faris, Thomas Alley & Joshua Penix, recorded

P132 - Motion of Jacob Cassell, adm. granted him on the estate of Joseph Cassells, decd. Security: Jonathan Woods & Henry Mahan.

P132 - Ordered that Benjamin Fuget be paid for killing 1 old wolf

P132 - Ordered that William Dorton, Moses Dorton, Benjamin Fugit & Joshua Penix to appriase the estate of Joseph Cassells, decd.

P132 - Rates of Liquors: old Spirets by the gallon, common Rum, whisky by the gallon, wine by the gallon, peach branch by the gallon, warm diet, cold diet, lodging in clean sheets, corn & oats by the gallon, stable with fodder for 1 horse per night

P133 - Ordered that Richard Price be exempted from working on the highway on account of age & bodily infirmity

P133 - Motion of David Ward, late Sheriff, David Craig appointed Deputy Sheriff to collect taxes

P133 - Ordered that Jame Gibson be recommended as a coroner

P133 - Jonathan Woods vs John Alley, continued at the pltf cost

P133 - Ordered that 3 shillings be levied on each tithable for 1788

P133 - Ordered that the Clerk be paid for examining the commissioners book s for 1788

P133 - Jaames Alley 1 days attendance as witness in the suit of John Alley vs Jonathan Woods

P133 - Inventory & Appriasement of the estate of Thomas Roberts, decd, recorded

P134 - Court, March 17, 1789, Present: Henry Smith, Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton.

P134 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from Silas Enyart & Sarah to James Davison, proven on the oaths of Champion Faris, Elisha Faris, John Payne, recorded

P134 - Ordered that Henry Neese be overseer of the road in place of Joseph Whiteley and that John Tate give him a list of tithables.

P134 - Ordered that Zachariah Price be constable in Capt. Hays Company

P134 - Ordered that William Yeary be constable in place of Isaac Chrisman

P134 - Jonathan Woods vs John Alley, petition & summons, suit is dismissed at pltf cost

P134 - James Osborne 1 days attendance as a witness in the suit of Peter McAntosh vs John Porter & James Alley

P135 - William Huston vs Clemt Mastenlee, on an attachment, Decision in favor of pltf

P135 - Champion Faris vs Clemt Mattenlee, on an attachment, Decision in favor of pltf

P135 - Edward Dorton vs John Wier, petition & summons, Decision in favor of pltf

P135 - Motion of Sarah Enyart, appointed adm on the estate of Silas Enyart, decd. Security: George Roberts, Isaac Winscot

P136 - Motion of Robert Craig injunction is granted to stay procceding of a judgement that John Alley obtained against estate of Robert Craig

P136 - Ordered that Stephen Wallin, Joseph Winscot, Thomas Bird, Volentine Choat, to appriase the estate of Silas Enyart, decd.

P136 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, April 25, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Richard Price, John Tate, John Bowen

P136 - David Ward, late Sheriff appointed Justice of the Peace

P137 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, April 22, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, Richard Price, John Thompson, John Tate

P137 - Ordered that 20 pounds be collected from the county for poor rates

P137 - Present: Andrew Cowan & Charles Cocke - Richard Thompson proves that he is not in possession of any land

P137 - Samuel Robenson, foreman, William Gilmore, Samuel Vanhook, Thomas Price, Abraham Beavers, Richard Thompson, Jacob Crabtree, Solomon Litton, John Wells, Francis Browning, William Bustor, John Buster, John Arthur, Lawrence Vanhook, Euricus Smith, Sr., grand jury, Bill against Spencer Speares for selling liquors by oath of Samuel Haddocks. Bill against George Roberts for profane swearing and blasphemy, oath of Robert Craig. Bill against Robert McFarling for profane swearing. Bill against Alexander W. Farland for profane swearing

P138 - Bill against James Davison, Sr for profane swearing. Bill against George Robenson for profane swearing. Bill against Alexander McFarland for profane swearing. Bill against Jeremiah Pickett for profane swearing. Bill against Abraham Childress for profane swearing. Bill against Rechal Alderson for having a base born child. Bill against Philip Nance for profane swearing. Bill against James Cumpton for profane swearing. Bill against David Scags for profane swearing. Bill against William Webb for profane swearing

P138 - Ordered that an indictment against Simon Cockrell for publishing a scandalous paper intitled an Advertisement be dismissed.

P139 - Motion made by Simon Cockress's atty for a new hearing. Motion ordered dismissed with cost.

P139 - Motion made to have a fine imposed on Simon Cockrell be remitted, ordered to be dismissed with cost.

P139 - Martin vs Connoway continued at def. cost

P139 - William Mullins 1 days attendance in this suit, Andrew Smith, one

P139 - Daniel Davison vs Charles Smith, in case, Jury: Christopher Cooper, Samuel Haddox, Henry Hamblen, Joseph Rizer, George Puckett, James Cumpson, James Alley, Jr., William Mullins, James Alley, Sr., Francis Price, Solomon Litton, Zachariah Fuget.

P139 - Ordered that the indenture on Abraham Wilmonth be given to the mother of said Wilmonth

P140 - Court, April 23, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, John Thompson, Richard Price, John Tate

P140 - Jury sworn to try case between Daniel Davison & Charles Smith returned a verdict of guilty for def.

P140 - William Huston, James Osborne, John Payne, Jane Calahan, 2 days attendance and 1 day from last court. Jane Calahan traveling 34 miles for each count.

P140 - Smith vs Davison, continued at pltfs cost

P140 - William Webb vs Samuel Vanhook, in case, Jury: William Huston, William Robenson, Christopher Cooper, Zachariah Fuget, William Brice, Daniel Davison, John Whit, Robert Tate, Daniel Freel, William Blanton, Henry Hamblen, James Dickenson . Def. found not guilty.

P141 - Samuel Vanhook vs William Webb, in case, Jury: John Alley, John W. Crunk, Edward Faris, Benjamin Salliers, Champion Faris, Mann Smith, David Craig, Charles Smith, William Nash, Samuel Haddox, James Osborne, John Woods.

Def found guilty

P142 - William Webb vs Samuel Vanhook, in case, Jury: William Huston, William Robenson, Christopher Cooper, Zachariah Fuget, John Graham, Daniel Davison, John White, Robert Tate, Daniel Freel, William Blanton, Henry Hamblen & James Dickenson. Def. not guilty

P142 - Samuel Vanhook vs William Webb, continued

P142 - Hoseck? vs Trotter, dismissed

P142 - Hoseck vs Trotter, dismissed

P142 - in suit between Vanhook & Webb, the following proves attendance: Thomas Nash 2 days, John Hargiss 2 days, James Cumpton 2 days, Abraham Beavers & wife 2 days, Solomon Litton 2 days, Thomas Price, Jr 2 days, Samuel Hendrick 2 days, William Price 2 days, Elizabeth Price 3 days, Jean Price 3 days, James Hendrick & wife 2 days, John Wills 2 days, Margeret Wills 3 days, Elizabeth Wills 3 days, John Price 2 days, Francis Browning 2 days, Stephen Ogden 2 days, Jacob Crabtree 2 days, Thomas Price, Sr 2 days.

P142 - Smith vs Weir, John Whits proves 2 days attendance as witness

P143 - Private examination of Susanna Carr, ordered to be recorded

P143 - Court of Quarterly Sessions April 24, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate

P143 - Crunk vs Alley, in case, Jury: Edward Faris, James Oxborn, Henry Hamblen, John Burns, John Saddler, William Fuget, Wyatt Daniel, John Horton, Robert Belcher, Zachariah Fuget, John White, Benjamin Salliers. Def. found guilty

P144 - Henry Hamblen 3 days as witness in the suit of Crunk vs Alley. Champion Faris 3 days as witness in same case

P144 - Huston vs Price, dismissed by agreement

P144 - Smith vs Wier, continued

P144 - Bledsoe vs Crunk & Kilgore, continued

P144 - Lyle vs Breeden, Judgement by Default

P144 - Ordered that the states atty commence suit on the recognizance bond of Samuel Vanhook for good behavior, appears to have forfeited

P144 - Ordered that Francis Preston pay for services as states atty for 1788

P144 - Crunk vs Haddox, continued

P144 - Swingle vs Skidmore, continued

P144 - Printy vs Payne, judgement according to amount

P144 - McFarland vs Howard, dismissed

P144 - Long vs Lewis, judgement according to amount

P144 - Haddox vs Hamblen, judgement by default

P144 - Craig vs Enyart & Roberts, continued

P144 - Ordered that Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie & Thomas Carter recommended for sheriff

P145 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from Robert Craig to William Blanton, recorded

P145 - Court, May 19, 1789, Present: Henry Smith, David Ward, Samuel Ritchie, John Tate, James Wharton

P145 - Ordered that Henry Fuget be constable in place of Thomas Hobbs in Capt. Tate's Co.

P145 - Commonwealth vs Spheres, at the instance of Joseph Johnson, discontinued

P145 - Inventory & appraisement of estate of Silas Enyart, decd, recorded

P145 - 2 Deeds from Henry Hamblen & Mary to George McCoy, recorded

P146 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from William Harrelson for Elijah Wilson to Anjer Price, proven on oaths of Richard Price & Francis Price, recorded

P146 - 2 Deeds from William Harrelson & Anne, one to Samuel Ewing and other to Benjamin Johnson, oaths of Richard Price & Francis Price, recorded

P146 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from Cornelias Roberts & Mary to Francis Price, recorded

P146 - Ordered that James Hendrick pay for taking & guarding Robert Burton

P146 - Craig vs Enyart and Roberts. Thomas Osborn & Cornelias Roberts, special bail

P146 - Ordered that John Frazer be exempted from poll tax & levies on account of age & bodily infirmities

P146 - Ordered that Henry Smith, recommended as Lt., Andrew Cowan for Col., Charles Cocke for Lt Col. and David Ward for Major, John Bowen for Capt., Samuel Young for Lt. and Moses Higgambotham for insign of militia.

P147 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, June 16, 1789. Present: Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, John Bowen, Thomas Carter, John Tate, James Wharton, Richard Price.

P147 - Ordered that John Frazer, Joseph Davison, Daniel Davison, Champion Faris, Henry Skegs, Euricus Smith, to show cause why they did not appear for grand jury

P147 - Samuel Vanhook vs William Webb, dismissed by pltf

P148 - Crunk vs Haddox, in case, Jury: William Thompson, William Blanton, William Buster, William Brice, Nathan Hobbs, James Gibson, Thomas Osborn, Robert McCoy, John Breeden, Henry Hamblen, James Osborne & Samuel Vanhook. Def. found guilty.

P148 - James Breckenridge produced license permitting him to practice as an atty at law in Inferior & Superior courts

P148 - Bledsoe vs Crunk & Kilgore, continued

P148 - Blackamore vs Porter & Payne, continued

P149 - Craig vs Enyart & Roberts, in case, Jury: John Damron, Simon Cockrell, John Beck, James Davison, Josiah Fuget, James McFarland, Samuel Robinson, John Cowan, William Long, Christopher Cooper, George Puckett, Robert Vickers. Decision in favor of pltf. On motion of Def. for overturning case, one reason was that one of the parties had died. Appealed, appeal granted.

P150 - Commonwealth vs Colbert Fuget, on information of the overseer charging him with being the father of a base born child, ordered to pay for the maintenance of the child

P150 - David Calhoon vs Samuel Ewing. Richard Price on special bail

P150 - Samuel Haddox vs Henry Hamblen. Christopher Cooper on special bail

P150 - Ordered that the overseers of the poor bind Mary Kilgore to James Ovelton and that the child ordered to be bound to James Erwers be returned to his father.

P150 - Haddox vs Hamblen. Edmund Pendleton 1 day attendance as witness.

P151 - Court, June 17, 1789. Present: Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton

P151 - Henry Hamblen vs Samuel Haddox, dismissed

P151 - Samuel Haddox vs Henry Hamblen, dismissed

P151 - Motion of Samuel Haddox, injunction granted for a stay of judgement that John W. Crunk obtained against said Haddox. Present: Andrew Cowan, Samuel Vanhook, special bail for William Brin, John Wier, Robert McFarland, and Richard Price at the suit of Charles Cocke

P151 - William Webb vs Samuel Vanhook, trespass, assault & battery, Jury: Simon Cockrell, William Huston, James Davison, Patrick Porter, Moses Skegs, Robert Vickers, John Horton, Christoper Cooper, James Jones, Alexander Scott, Edward Young, Colbert Fugate. Decision in favor of def

P152 - Richard Price 2 days attendance in the suit of Webb vs Vanhook. George Roberts 2 days

P152 - Ordered that Valentine Hatfield be paid for killing 1 old wolf

P152 - Lewis vs Stovall, dismissed for plaintiff

P152 - Lewis vs Mullen, continued

P152 - Dunbar vs Lewes, continued

P152 - Nancy vs Smith, continued for pltf

P152 - Smith vs McFarland, continued for pltf

P152 - Ordered that William Johnson be constable in place of James Jackson

P152 - Ordered that a Dedimus be granted Phillip Nancy

P152 - David Calhoon vs Samuel Ewing, in debt, Jury: James Bush, Aron Alderson, Daniel Johnson, Robert McFarland, John Bristow, Patrick Kindrick, Sr., Henry Fuget, Richard Davis, Randolph Fuget, John Lush, John Puckett, George Robinson. Decision in favor of pltf.

P153 - Enyart vs Craig. Champion Faris, special bail, judgement set aside and tinder? and refusal plead? Jury: Jacob Casels, Samuel Haddox, Alexander Scott, Edward Young, James Rodgers, James Cumpton, James Dickenson, Moses Skeggs, James Howard, Samuel Vanhook, James Hendrick, Christopher Cooper. Withdrawn and the suit continued

P153 - Craig vs Johnson & Robinson, dismissed for the pltf

P153 - Ordered that Charles Daver, Sr. be exempted from paying poll taxes and levies due to age and bodily infirmity

P153 - Sarah Enyart vs David Craig, continued for pltf

P153 - Ordered that a Didemus be granted John Wall Crunk to Like? the depositions of such witnesses as he thinks proper at the suit of Henry Dickenson.

P154 - Commonwealth vs Spencer Spheres, on presentment for retailing liquors without license, ordered to be fined

P154 - Commonwealth vs Rachal Alderson, presentment for having base born child, ordered to be fined

P154 - Commonwealth vs Phillip Nance, presentment, ordered to be fined

P154 - Commonwealth vs Samuel Vanhook, dismissed. John Puckett proves 2 days

P154 - Commonwealth vs George Robinson, presentment, ordered to be fined

P154 - Ordered that a Dedemus be granted to John W. Crunk to Lake, dpeositions of such witnesses as he thinks proper at the suit of Henry Dickenson.

P155 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, June 18, 1789. Present; Henry Smith, Samuel Ritchie, Richard Price, John Bowen, John Tate.

P155 - Ordered that Alexander McFarland, George Robenson, Jeremiah Putckett, William Webb, Robert McFarland, be fined for profane swearing except Robert McFarlane whose fine is remitted

P155 - Ordered that James Cumpton, David Skeggs, James Davison be fined for profane swearing

P155 - Ordered that the states attorney do commence suit against Simon Cockrell for forfeiting his bond for good behavior. Thomas Carter & Richard Price protested against it appearing to them that the proof was hearsay and by no means conclusion.

P156 - Simon Cockrell vs Henry Smith, suit dismissed at the cost of pltf

Def allowed the attendance of 7 witnesses: John Arther, Edward Young, James Jones & his wife, Henry Smith, Jr., Sarah Smith & John Bristow 2 days for each

P156 - Richard Price & Aron Alderson 2 days attendance for Simon Cockrell in the suit against Henry Smith

P156 - Charles Cocke vs Brice, Wier, McFarland, & Price, continued for the pltf

P156 - Ordered that Daniel Johnson be exempted from paying poll taxes & county levies on account of his age & bodily infirmities

P156 - Ordered that the order for the states atty to commence suit for the recognizanace executed by Simon Cockrell be erased of for reasoning appearing to the court.

P156 - Motion of Samuel Ewing, an appeal on the judgement that David Calhoon obtained against him, granted.

P157 - Court, July 21, 1789, Present: Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, John Thompson, John Tate, James Wharton, Charles Cocke.

P157 - Ordered that John Frazer, Joseph Davison, Daniel Davison be dismissed from any further proceeding for failing to serve in the grand jury.

P157 - Indenture of Bargain & Sale from Edmund Smith to James Mckenney, acknowledged by Edmund Smith, recorded

P157 - Ordered that ? Thompson & Henry Bowlen privately examine Anne Smith, wife of Edmund Smith about relinquishing her right of dower on tract of land Edmund Smith sold to James Mckenney

P157 - Ordered that Alexander Barnett & William Blanton be paid for killing 1 old wolf

P158 - William Brice vs John Weir, on attachment. Henry Hamblen & Charles Carter special bail for John Wier

P158 - Ordered that Thomas Price be paid for killing 1 old wolf

P158 - Ordered that Colebert Fuget pay yearly for the maintenance of baseborn child. required that he give bond & security.

P158 - Ordered that Walter Gray be constable in place of Henry Hamblen

P158 - William Huston vs Abraham T. Woods, judgement

P158 - Ordered that a Dedimus be granted to Samuel Haddox to take the deposition of witnesses in the suit against John Wall Crunk

P158 - Alexander Barnett, sheriff appeared and protested the sufficiency of the jael

P158 - Commonwealth vs John Tackett & James Tackett, for failing to give taxable property, dismissed

P159 - Ordered that Spencer Breeden be constable in place of William Johnson, Capt. Thompson's Co.

P159 - George Roberts given up by special bail at the suit of Robert Craig ordered in custody of the sheriff

P159 - Court July 30, 1789, examination of William Webb on suspicion of libel & publishing. Present: Andrew Cowan, Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton. Prisoner be dismissed without being arraigned

P159 - Samuel Ewing 1 days attendance as witness in the suit of William Webb.

P160 - Court, August 18, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Richard Price, John Tate

P160 - Henry Dickenson & Charles Carter took oath administed by Henry Smith.

Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie, Ricahrd Price & John Tate took oath administed by Henry Dickenson

P160 - Col. Alexander Barnet, Capt. James Davison, Charles Bickley, James Gibson & Charles Hays, Lt., Solomon Litton, Robert Tate, Solomon Skeggs, John Carter, Christopher Cooper & Thomas Carter, took oath. Present: Thomas Carter & Charles Bickley.

P160 - Ordered that John Breeden be overseer of the road in place of Robert Vickers and that Andrew Cowan, John Thompson & Richard Price give him a list of tithables

P160 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from James Davison & Margerett to Elisha Faris, recorded

P161 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from Alexander Barnett & Jane to James Dickenson, recorded

P161 - 3 deeds from John Wells & Susanna, one to Solomon Litton, another to Abraham Beavers and another Henry Burks, acknowledged by John Wells & Susanna,recorded

P161 - Deed of Bargain & Sale from John Breeden & Elizabeth to Reuben Ratliff, acknowledged by John Breeden & Elizabeth, recorded

P161 - 2 Deeds from John Bristow & Elizabeth to Jacob Francisco, acknowledged by John Bristow & Elizabeth, recorded

P161 - Deed from John Skegs & Elizabeth to Moses Skegs, recorded

P161 - Deed from John Buster & Jane to William Buster, recorded

P162 - Ordered that John Brickey paid for killing 1 old wolf

P162 - Alexander Barnett brought 2 pieces of counterfit money and made oath that they were the pieces that Benjamin Cooper & Henry Hamblen were formerly arrested for passing. Ordered that the Clerk to take into possession so that they may be had in case prosecution be commenced.

P162 - Ordered that the Clerk issue subpoenas to Valentine Choat, James Campbell and Robert Howard to show cause as to why they did not give a list of their taxable property.

P162 - Ordered that Jonathan Prater give bond & security for his appearance and for being on good behavior

P162 - Deed from Thomas Johnson to Edward Smoot, recorded

P162 - Ordered that James Bristow be constable in place of Patrick Hendricks

P162 - John Carder vs James Bush, continued

P163 - Ordered that an election be held at Samuel Robinson to elect overseers of the poor for the upper district. That Andrew Cowan to superintend the election. Election to be held at Daniel Young's plantation for the lower district and John Tate to superintend the same

P163 - William Stuart 1 days attendance as witness in the suit of Carder vs Bush.

P163 - Ordered that Samuel Vanhook be from paying the cost of court over William Webb

P163 - Court, September 15, 1789. Present: Samuel Ritchie, Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley, John Tate.

P163 - Present: Andrew Cowan & Carles Cocke

P163 - Francis Browning, foreman, Laurence Vanhook, James Shoemaker, David Prees, Solomon Litton, Benjamin Johnson, Abraham Beavers, Alexander Scott, Joseph Davison, James Osborne, John Frazier

P164 - September Court, 1789 - Daniel Davison, Robert McFarland, Henry Mahon, Henry Hamblen, Robert Tate, John Damron, John Stacy, John Back & Robert McCoy, grand jury. Presentment against George Keesee for not opening the road for which he is overseer, presentment against James Scaggs for living in adultry by oath of Joseph Fugate, presentment against Edward Baker for living in adultry by oath of Joseph Fugate

P164 - Robert Hambleton vs Samuel Porter - on a petition & summons - ordered that the pltf give security for payment of the cost of this suit

P164 - David Cahoe vs Jacob Lewis, petition & summons, Judgement for the pltf

continued

P165 - Commonwealth vs Samuel Gibson, on a breach of the peace, ordered that the suit be dismissed

P165 - Ordered that John Fowler be appointed guardian to Samuel Fowler, son & heir at law of Samuel Fowler, decd. and that he take support and education of said child and that John Burns deliver the child to said guardian

P165 - Charles Cocke, makes oath: I, Charles Cocke do solemnly swear that I will support the constitution of the United states.

P165 - Commonwealth vs Jonathan Prater, breach of the peace, dismissed

P165 - John W. Crunk vs Samuel Haddox, on the case, continued

P166 - September court, 1789

P166 - Joseph Blackmore vs Porter & Payne, continued

P166 - Georg Kesee vs Joseph Winscott, dismissed

P166 - Abraham Bledsoe vs Crunk & Kilgore, continued

P166 - Charles Cocke vs Brice & Weir, McFarlane & Price, in debt, Decision in favor of Pltf

P166 - Dunbar vs Lewis, consent of the parties, ordered to be continued

P166 - Berry & McCormick vs Boren & Frazier, in debt, William Huston, special bail for defendants

P166 - Alexander Smith, produced a license to practice as an atty signed by Richard Carey, Henry Tazewell & Edmund Winston, admitted to practice.

P167 - Ordered that John Frazer be granted permission to take the depositions of witnesses at the suit of Berry & McCormick

P167 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, September 16, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate

P167 - Enyart vs Roberts, injunction, continued. Ordered that permission be granted of the parties to take depositions of their witnesses.

P167 - Enyart vs Craig, continued

P167 - Samuel Vanhook vs William Webb, in case, Alexander Smith, atty for the def. Decision in favor of def.

P168 - Court, September 1789.

P168 - Ordered that John Scaggs be allowed a pension for being wounded at the battle of Kings Mountain which renders him incapable of labouring.

P168 - William Huston vs Silas Enyart, on a Scifa?, Def. did not appear, Decision in favor of Pltf

P168 - Robert Craig vs Silas Enyart, on a seifa, Def by atty, Francis Preston pleads nil debit

P168 - McCoy & Wife vs Fugitt & Wife, continued. David Calhoon & Ferreby, hiw wife, 2 days attendance

P168 - James Miller vs George Keesee, suit dismissed at pltf cost

P169 - September Court, 1789

P169 - Sarah Enyart vs David Craig, Trespass, Robert Craig, special bail, James Breckenridge acts for Def who pleads not guilty. Jury: John Hargess, Samuel Robinson, James Dickenson, John Back, Claudius Buster, James Hendrix, Michael Buster, Edward Price, James McFarlane, George Gibson, Christopher Cooper & Robert McCoy. Def found guilty.

P169 - Obediah Payne vs James Roark, on an attachment. Richard Price & Luke Lemar , special bail for def. Francis Preston, atty for def pleads the statutes of limitation

P170 - September Court, 1789

P170 - Sarah Enyart vs David Craig. James Davison, James Osborne, & Elizabeth Winscott proves 2 days attendance

P170 - Henry Smith vs William Rodgers, on an attachment, judgement granted to the pltf

P170 - court of Quarterly Sessions, September 17, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate & Charles Cocke

P170 - Ordered that Benedict Yearry be exempted from poll taxes & county levies on account of his age & bodily infirmities

P170 - Ordered that Jonathan Woods be appraiser of property in place of William Huston.

P170 - Phillip Vance vs Mann Smith, on case. Jury: James Alley, Joseph Henderson, William Stuart, Samuel Porter, John Alley, Samuel Oxer, John Hargiss, Thomas Price, Samuel Ewing, William Brice, James Ovelton & Christopher Cooper. Def. found guilty. Pltf agrees that the judgement shall be satisfied by the def giving bond & approved security to make a title in fee simple to the land specified

P171 - Obedeah Payne vs James Roark, on an attachment, suit dismissed at Pltf's cost

P171 - Mann Smith vs James McFarlane, in case, Jury: George Gibson, John Carder, Richard Price, James Roark, William Huston, James Bush, Stephen Ogdon, John Willoughby, Moses Dorton, Benjamin Sallier, Austin Bush, James Hendrix. Def found not guilty.

P172 - September Court, 1789, Samuel Ewing vs George McCoy & David Calhoon, in case, Jury: James Ovelton, James McFarlane, Samuel Porter, Thomas Price, Abraham Bledsoe, Zachariah Fugate, James Alley, Christopher Cooper, Joseph Henderson, Henry Neese, Samuel Oxer & William Sturat. Defs found guilty.

P172 - Motion of James Alley by atty, ordered that Robert Hambleton give security for payment of cost in a petition & summons against James Alley in case he be cast in the same

P173 - Robert Hambleton vs Samuel Porter, petition & summons, Robert Craig, security

P173 - Robert Hambleton vs James Alley, Petition & summons, Robert craig, security

P173 - Robert Hambleton vs Samuel Porter, petition & summons. Ordered that the suit be dismissed & judgement granted the def

P173 - Robert Hambleton vs James Alley, petition & summons, ordered that the suit be dismissed & judgement granted the def.

P173 - Phillip Nancy vs Mann Smith, special bail, discharge of his recognizance.

P173 - Hambleton vs Porter, John W. Crunk & Patrick Porter proves 2 days

P173 - Hambleton vs James Alley, Patrick Porter proves 2 days

P173 - Vanhook vs Webb. John Hargiss & his wife, James Henry Hendrix & Stephen Ogdon proves 2 days

P174 - Ordered that the sheriff employ persons to mind the prison

P174 - Robert McFarlane, special bail for Man Smith at suit of Phillip Nance. Smith was ordered in custody.

P174 - John Carder vs James Bush, judgement granted the pltf

P174 - Thomas Osborne & William Stuart, 3 days attendance as witnesses in the suit of John Carder vs James Bush.

P174 - James Logan vs Mash & Musick, judgement according to note interest & costs.

P174 - Robert Craig vs Mash & Musick, continued

P174 - Robert Craig vs Scaggs & Elkins, dismissed

P174 - Ordered that Benjamin Nicholson be paid for killing 2 old wolves. William Price paid for killing 1, Peter Stacy for killing 1 young wolf, Charles Duncan for killing 1 old wolf, Benjamin Fugate for killing 1 old wolf, thomas Price for killing 1 old wolf, Norris Carter for killing 1 old wolf, William Cody for killing 1 old wolf, Samuel Alley for killing 2 old wolves, Samuel Adams for killing 3 young wolves

P174 - Henry Smith vs Preston & Campbell, judgement by default

P175 - October Cout, 1789, October 20, 1789. Present: Samuel Richie, Richard Price, John Tate & James Wharton

P175 - Last Will & Testament of John Bowen, decd, oaths of John M Cleve, Dudley Young, and Halbert McClure, recorded.

P175 - Henry Bowen & David Ward, executors to the last will & testament of John Bowen, decd. William Huston, security.

P175 - Ordered that Robert Belsha, Robert Barns, John McClure & Dudley Young, to appraise the estate of John Bowen

P175 - Ordered that Richard Thompson be oversser of the road from Brown's Mill to Benjamin Alderson's, Thomas Colley be overseer of the road from Alderson's

to the county road. Ordered that Richard Price give them a list of tithables

P175 - Benjamin Alderson, William Thompson, Eurecus Smith, Edward Kelley to view a road from Brown's Mill to the Glade Hollow, ordered that the road be cut.

P176 - Ordered that Henry Skaggs be surveyor of the road from the upper fork of Indian Creek to an oak marked CN and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables.

P176 - Ordered that Thomas Hobbs be paid for killing 1 wolf over the age of 6 months,.

P176 - Indenture of Bargain & Sale from John Arthur & Priscilla of the one part & Henry Skegs of the other part, ordered to be recorded.

P176 - Ordered that the sheriff who shall collect the publick taxes for 1789 and pay William Webb for his services for 1789.

P176 - Ordered that John Back be overseer of the road from the big springs above Alley's Mill to Dorton old fort and that John Tate give him a list of tithables.

P176 - Edward Faris vs William Huston, ordered that the suit be dismissed

P176 - Daniel Young vs Thomas Bird, attachment, judgement is granted to the pltf. Order that the sheriff sale the attached effects to satisfy the judgement.

P176 - Roman vs Prater, Judgement granted to the pltf.

P177 - Robert Craig vs Mashand Musick, petition & summons, judgement is granted the pltf

P177 - Present: Charles Bickley. Patrick Porter vs Samuel Haddox, commission is awarded the pltf in the deposition of his witness

P177 - Ordered that Thomas Stapleton be exempted from paying poll tax & levies on account of his age & bodily infirmities.

P177 - Samuel Ewing vs Harris Wilson, petition. Judgement is granted the pltf.

P177 - Ordered that Richard Thompson be summoned to attend court for his administration of the estate of Thomas Roberts, decd.

P177 - Jacob Casel summoned to attend court for his administration of the estate of Joseph Casel, decd.

P177 - Ordered that Samuel Ritchie be paid for his services as commissioners for 1789.

P178 - Ordered that the clerk be paid for examining the commissioners books for the year 1789.

P178 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, November 7, 1789. Present: Henry Smith, Charles Bickley, John Tate & John Frazer.

P178 - Inventory & appraisement for the estate of John Bowen, decd. recorded

P178 - Motion of Jacob Casel & William Huston, said Huston appointed adm. of the estate of Joseph Casel, decd in the place of Jacob Casel

P178 - Ordered that Christopher Cooper, Henry Mahon, James Ovelton, James Davison & Jonathan Wood, to appraise the estate of Joseph Casel, decd

P179 - Commonwealth vs Richard Thompson, atty of Thomas Roberts, decd, continued

P179 - Davison vs Craig, in debt. Charles Carter, special bail for def

P179 - James Gibson & James W. Farlane (McFarland) appointed overseers of the poor.

P179 - William Nash vs Samuel Haddox, debt, Decision in favor of pltf

P180 - Court, January 19, 1790. Present: Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton, Andrew Cowan, Samuel Ritchie.

P180 - Motion of the surveyor, ordered that Charles Carter examine Harry Smith concerning his abilities in surveying, appointed

P180 - Inventory & appraisement of the estate of Joseph Casel, decd., recorded

P180 - Present, Henry Smith. William Huston vs Samuel Haddox, continued

P180 - Absent Samuel Ritchie & John Tate

P180 - Samuel Ritchie appointed sheriff. Security: Zachariah Fugate & Robert Craig

P181 - Samuel Ritchie entered bond with John Tate, Henry Mahon, Richard Price, Alexander Ritchie as securities for the collection of the public revenues for 1789

P181 - John Tate. Motion of the sheriff, Alexander Ritchie & Charles Carter appointed deputy sheriffs

P181 - Motion of Mary Roberts, adm. for the estate of Corneleous Roberts, decd.

with Richard Price, Shadrack Monk & Abraham Childris, securities

P182 - January Court, 1790. Ordered that Benjamin Alderson, Edward Kelley, William Emett & Thomas Colley to appraise the estate of Cornelious Roberts, decd.

P182 - Ordered that John Weir be appointed as commissioner of the upper district and Alexander Ritchie the lower district

P182 - Alexander Ritchie appointed overseer of the poor

P182 - Samuel Ritchie, sheriff appeared and complained about the sufficiency of the jail

P183 - Court, January 20, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton

P183 - John Smith appointed overseer of the poor

P183 - Ordered that Samuel Ritchie collect the levy for 1788, Robert Craig & Charles Carter, securities

P183 - Ordered that 2 shillings be levied on each tithable for the year 1789.

P183 - Thomas Alley vs James Howard, judgement granted the pltf

P184 - Court, February 16, 1790, Present: Henry Smith, John Tate, James Wharton, Charles Cocke

P184 - Ordered that John Bristow, Jessee Elkins, Robert Belsha, Henry Bowen, Edward Young, to view a road from a tree marked CN upon the great road opposite to Simon Cockree to pass through the maiden spring settlement to James Brown to the county line

P184 - Ordered that the overseers of the poor bind an orphan child named Jessee Green to John Bristow and his wife

P184 - Ordered that Ericus Smith, Jr. be overseer of the road in place of Charles Neal and that Andrew Cowan give him a list of tithables

P184 - William Huston vs Samuel Haddox. Petition & Summons. Judgement is granted to the pltf.

P184 - Present David Ward,

P185 - William Huston vs Robert Craig, petition & summons. Judgement is granted to the pltf

P185 - Ordered that William Robinson, Richard Long, Shadrick Monk & John Bricky to view a road from Benjamin Alderson's to Carr's Creek through Reads Valley up Carr's Creek the nearest way to the courthouse.

P185 - Deed from Thomas Price & Nancy to Charles Crumwell, oaths of Henry Smith, Josiah Fugate, recorded

P185 - Lidia Jackson, taxable property in 1787 was only 6 horses

P185 - Ordered that Moses Dorton be paid for killing 1 old wolf

P185 - Ordered that Henry Bowen, Soloman Litton, William Thompson, William Neal, George Gibson appointed Captains, Edward Young, Abraham Beavers, Laurence Vanhook, John Vanbebber, William Ewing & Samuel Porter, Lts.

P186 - William Hyton, James McFarland, James Bristow, James Gibson, Charles Neal, Zachariah Fugate, James Osborne, David Lewis, Isaac Chrisman, Alexander Ritchie, Jr for ensigns

P186 - David Ward & Francis Browning appointed overseers of the poor

P186 - Court May 16, 1790. Present: David Ward, Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley, John Tate, James Wharton

P186 - John Green vs Benedict Starr, attachment, ordered to be dismissed

P186 - Present: Andrew Cowan. John Bristow, Jessee Elkins, Robert Belsha, Henry Bowen & Edward Young appointed to view a road from a tree marked CN on the great road through the maiden spring settlement to the county line, road be cut.

P187 - March Court, 1790. Ordered that Samuel Romine be exempted from paying poll tax & levies on account of his age & bodily infirmities.

P187 - Absent: David Ward & Thomas Carter. Present: Henry Smith

P187 - Indenture of Bargain & Sale from Jeffery Hildrith to Robert Barns, oaths of David Ward & Henry Bowen, recorded

P187 - Present: David Ward, absent, Henry Smith

P187 - William Hyton, overseer of the road from the county line to the river. David Ward to give him a list of tithables

P187 - Henry Bowen, overseer of the road from the river to the ridge dividing the Whetstone Run from stream? leading to the big spring. David Ward to give him a list of tithables

P187 - John Bristow from the ridge to Geroge Greens and Adam Lash, from George

Greens to the main Road, Henry Smith to give him a list of tithables

P187 - Absent, David Ward & Charles Bickley.

P187 - Tavern rates: warm diet, breakfast or cold dinner, stabbage with hay or fodder for one night, corn or oats by the gallon, lodging with clean sheets, whisky by the gallon, rum by the gallon, peach brandy & wine by the gallon

P188 - Daniel Brown vs James Howard, continued

P188 - Ephraim Dunlop bs Porter & Porter, continued

P188 - Miller vs Price, continued

P188 - Faris vs Enyart, continued

P188 - Smith vs Smith & McFarland, continued

P188 - David Musick vs Jonathan Prater, continued

P188 - Michael Montgomery vs James Daniel, continued

P188 - Michael Montgomery vs James Fraley, continued

P188 - Michael Montgomery vs James Fraley, continued

P188 - Letter of Atty from Obedience Thomas to Henry Hamblen, acknowledged by Obedience Thomas, recorded

P188 - Peters Baise, assignee of Paul Shaver vs Henry Hamblen, on pt, Judgement is granted the pltf

P189 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, April 20, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, David Ward, Charles Bickley, John Tate

P189 - Indenture of Bargain & Sale from John Frazer to Joseph Coger, recorded

P189 - John Rhea, took oath to practice as attorney

P189 - Present: John Frazer. Ordered that Charles Cocke, George Gibson, Thomas Wallin & James Campbell, to view a road from Cumberland Gap in Powell Valley to the top of Powells Mountain

P189 - Ordered that Aaron Vanhook be constable in place of James Hendrix

P190 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, April 21, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, David Ward, Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley & John Tate

P190 - Letter of atty from Benjamin Nicholson to Patrick Porter, proven by oath of Samuel Stalliard, witness, recorded

P190 - Patrick Porter, foreman, James Osborn, Elisha Faris, Job Ingram, John Payne, Daniel Davison, John Frazer, Henry Mahan, Robert Tate, james Gibson, James Dickenson, William Blanton, Nathan Hobbs, Walter Gray & Solomon Litton, grand jury. Presentment against: Phillip Nancy for profane swearing 2 oaths April 20, Samuel Haddox for profane swearing 3 oaths March 26, Joseph Hatfield for profance swearing 2 oaths April 21, James Lemarr for profane swearing 1 oath April 21, George Roberts for profane swearing 1 oath

P190 - Samuel Vanhook vs William Webb, case, suit continued

P190 - Samuel Vanhook vs William Webb & Wife, continued

P191 - Joseph Blackemore vs Porter & Payne, debt, continued

P191 - James Davison, assignee vs Robert Craig, debt, suit dismissed at def's cost

P191 - Deed from Joseph Martin & Susanna to William Robinson, oaths of Robert Craig & William Smith, recorded

P191 - Absent: Henry Smith, Charles Bickley. Commonwealth vs Obediah Payne, committed to jail for feloniously taking and carrying away a fox? & kin? - Def rather than wait the expiration of 5 days that the trial should begin. Def. pleaded not guilty. James Blair, atty for Commonwealth. Jury: Henry Hamblen, Samuel Porter, Thomas Alley, John Enyart, James Bush, William Robinson, John Carder, Samuel Vanhook, John Fugate, Christopher Cooper, Thomas Price, John Puckett. Decision of Jury: We of the Jury find the prisoner guilty of the charge and condemn him to receive 15 lashes, well laid on his bare back. To be inflicted by the sheriff.

P192 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, April 22. 1790. Present: David Ward, Thomas Carter, John Tate, James Wharton.

P192 - Patrick McDavid vs Molhollon & Neal, suit be dismissed and that Def recover his cost

P193 - Patrick Porter vs Samuel Haddox, in case, consent of def, suit be continued at his cost

P193 - Berry & mcCormick vs Boren & Frazer, continued.

P193 - John Porter 1 days attendance in the suit of Porter vs Haddox, Henry Hamblen, Daniel Young, Edmund Pendleton, Alexander Ritchie 2 days attendance in the same suit.

P193 - Champion Faris vs Sarah Enyart, suit dismissed at pltf's cost

P193 - John W. Crunk 3 days attendance as a witness in the suit of Champion Faris vs Sarah Enyart. George Roberts 2 days attendance in same

P193 - Michael Montgomery, assignee of Reagan, vs James Friley, pt, discontinued

P193 - Michael Montgomery assignee of Reagan vs James Friley, continued

P193 - Michael Montgomery assignee of Reagan vs James Daniel, dismissed

P193 - Poages Extors vs trotter & Lewis, , pt, judgement according to note interest & cost

P193 - Poages Extors vs Lewis & Lewis, pt, judgement according to note interest & cost

P193 - Poages Extors vs James Campbell, pt, judgement according to note interest & cost.

P194 - Ordered that the presentments of the Grand Jury be set aside as being illegal.

P194 - William Huston vs Chamption Faris, continued

P194 - Sarah Enyart vs Robert Craig, debt, ordered the suit be continued

P194 - Sarah Enyart vs David Craig, trespass, continued

P194 - McCoy & Wife vs Fugate & Wife, AB, continued

P194 - Talbut & Reagan vs Crunk & Kilgore. Daniel Kilgore, special bail, office judgement set aside and general issue plead and leave to give special matters in evidence.

P195 - Court, May 18, 1790. Present: Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley, John Tate, James Wharton

P195 - Deed from Patrick Porter, atty for Benjamin Nicholson to William McClain, recorded

P195 - Ordered that Absolam Robinson be constable in place of William Bolin

P195 - Ordered that William Huston permitted to alter the road between Jonathan Woods' and the said Huston's dwelling house

P195 - Daniel Brown vs James Howard, petition, judgement granted pltf

P195 - Ordered that Jeremiah Gilmore, John Stacy, Thomas Crabtree, show cause why they should not be fined and taxed for failing to give John Wier, commissioner a list of their taxable property

P195 - Ordered that Henry Mahon be overseer of the road in place of Christopher Cooper and John Tate to give him a list of tithables

P196 - Ordered that David Chadwell permitted to build a grice mill on the land whereon he now lives

P196 - Ordered that no one be allowed to mark with a crop and slit in each ear except David Chadwell

P196 - Ordered that no one be allowed to mark with an underkeel in each except Thomas Carter

P196 - Ordered that no one be allowed to mark with two half crops in the under part of the ear except William Robinson

P196 - Ordered that no one be allowed to mark with an keel in the left ear and swallow fork in the right except Henry Dickenson

P196 - Ordered that the sheriff pay Richard Price the amount agreed upon for building the prison

P196 - Michael Montgomery vs James Friley, continued

P196 - David Musick vs Jonathan Prater, continued,

P196 - Present: Richard Price. William Huston vs Champion Faris, continued

P196 - Adam Lash vs John Bredin, continued

P196 - John Breden vs Robert Webb, continued

P196 - Patrick Kendrick vs John Horton, continued

P197 - Graham & Edgar vs Alexander Martin, judgement according to note, interest & costs

P197 - Graham & Edgar vs Henry Daveson, judgement according to note, interest & costs.

P197 - Graham & Edgar vs William Emett, judgement according to note, interest & costs.

P197 - Matthews & Edgar vs Henry Davis, judgement according to note, interest & costs.

P197 - Graham, assignee vs Benjamin Brazel, judgement & costs

P197 - Commonwealth vs Benjamin Sallier, complaint of the overseers of the poor for getting a base born child by Sarah Carder. Ordered that Benjamin Salliers give bond for the maintenance of child. Securities: Robert Vickers, Joseph Painter.

P197 - Patrick McDavid vs Hugh Molhollon, attachment, consent of pltf, suit be dismissed at his costs. Edmund Pendleton 1 days attendance.

P198 - Ordered that the lower room of the prison be lined with 2 inch thick oak plank, nailed with half crown nails in diamonds not above 8 inches apart, 3 padlocks for the great door, lowest bidder

P198 - Court, June 15, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley & John Tate

P198 - Richard Price vs John Horton, judgement according to note & cost

P198 - Ordered that Luke Lemar be summoned to appear to show cause as to why he refused to swear to list of his taxable property

P198 - Porter vs Haddox, Edmund Pendleton 1 day for both parties, Alexander Ritche 1 day for P. Porter, Henry Hamblen 1 day for P. Porter, Daniel Young & his wife 1 day for P. Porter, James Gibson 1 day for Haddox

P198 - Talbot & ragan vs Crunk & Kilgore, continued

P198 - Fletcher vs McDewell, dismissed

P199 - Davison, assignee vs Robert Craig, dismissed

P199 - Lewis vs McFarland, continued

P199 - Champ Faris vs Payne & Payne, dismissed by pltf. John Wats Crunk 3 days attendance for pltf

P199 - James Davison vs Payne & Roberts, dismissed

P199 - Henry Crook vs Champ Faris, dismissed at Def's cost.

P199 - Henry Crook vs John White, dismissed at Def's cost

P199 - Colbert Fugate vs Robert Tate, dismissed

P199 - Colbert Fugate vs Robert Tate, dismissed

P199 - William Brice vs John Weir, attachment, bail delivered up the principal who was ordered in custory

P199 - Present: Andrew Cowan. William Brice vs John Weir, attachment, controversy be referred to Henry Dickenson & Charles Carter for arbitration.

Determination shall be the judgement of the court

P199 - Present: Henry Smith & Richard Price. Rorark vs Payne, writ of enquiry, set aside, deposition to be taken of Charles Miller

P199 - Jacob Bark vs Samuel Haddox, security required by def. for payment of costs

P200 - John Watts Crunk vs Henry Dickenson, guardian for James Alert, son & heir at law of Amos Alert, decd., chancery, guardian to convey to pltf 200 acres of land on the south side of Clinch River.

P200 - Commonwealth vs Vanhook, Thomas Hendrix 1 days attendance for def, James Hendrix 1 day

P200 - Webb vs Vanhook, Samuel Hendrix 1 days attendance for def

P200 - Absent: Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, David Ward. George Roberts vs John Enyart, bill of injunction, bill dissolved

P200 - Daniel Brown vs James Howard, petition & summons, continued

P200 - Ephraim Dunlop vs Porter & Porter, petition & summons, dismissed. John Porter 1 days attendance

P200 - Alexander Smith vs Man Smith & Robert McFarland, petition judged agreeable to note

P201 - Letter of atty from James Whorton to William Driden, recorded

P201 - Matthew Ramey, Alexander Martin, Charles Skeggs, Henry Mash, Archibald Prater, David Mash, Benjamin Green, Mary Roberts, Harris Wilson, Jesse Elkins summoned for failing to give a list of their taxable property

P201 - Present: James Wharton. Dedimus granted to Samuel Haddox vs Pat. Porter

P201 - Dedimus granted to Henry Hamblin vs Samuel Haddox

P201 - Moses Cockrell be paid for killing 1 old wolf

P201 - Simon Cockrell paid for killing 1 old wolf

P201 - James Roger paid for killing one old wolf

P201 - Court, June 16, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Charles Bickley, John Tate, James Wharton

P201 - Absent: Henry Smith, present: Thomas Carter. Henry Smith, surveyor enters 1000 ac by land office treasury warrant #11345, dated March 11, 1782, on both sides of a small creek called lick creek, the next creek above fall Creek joining the land of Samuel Porter, Jr. on the south side of his tract, James Alley raised corn on and joins a tract of land whereon Charles Kilgore formerly lived, joining a survey made by Thomas Alley including the falling rock and on fall creek from Thomas Alley's line to a tract of land granted Amos Alert, decd.being the tract whereon Daniel Young lately lived, on the said Alerts land on the north & east sides, extending towards Copper Ridge

P201 - Ordered that a pair of stocks and pillory be let to the lowest bidder, the stocks 18 inches from the ground, sufficient to hold 2 persons the floor for the pillory at least 7 feet above the stocks to hold 2 persons,

P201 - Present: Henry Smith. Samuel Vanhook vs William Webb, case, Samuel Robenson, special bail. Jury: James Gibson, Henry Davis, William Blanton, Thomas Francis, Zachariah Fugate, Nathan Hobbs, Edward Dorton, Thomas Hobbs, James Bush, Richard Davis, William Dorton, Christopher Cooper

P202 - Samuel Vanhook, father and next friend of Frances Vanhook, infant under the age of 21 years vs William Webb & Mary, his wife, case.

P203 - Writ of inquiry, set aside and not guilty. Jury: John Carter, Henry Skeggs, Solomon Litton, Samuel Roberson, Alexander Ritchie, James Gibson, Henry Davis, Christopher Cooper, Zechariah Fugate, Richard Davis, Nathan Hobbs, Thomas Francis. Decision in favor of pltf. Def given 20 days to give bond & security

P203 - Vanhook vs Webb. Samuel Hendrix, James Hendrix, John Hargess, Thomas Price, Jeremiah Fields, Lydia Hargiss, Stephen Ogdon, 2 days attendance, Solomon Litton 2 days attendance and 2 days from last court

P204 - Porter vs Haddox. John Porter, John Tate 1 days attendance Charles Devers, 1 day for Patrick Riley at the suit of Fugate

P204 - Ordered that each suit on the court docket be continued

P204 - Court July 20, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Thomas Carter, Charles Beckley, John Tate

P204 - Samuel Ritchie with John Tate, Henry Mahan, Christopher Cooper, Patrick Riley, Zachariah Fugate & Charles Carter, securities to collect the public tax for 1790.

P204 - Ordered that the sheriff pay the clerk for the balance of his account prior to May 9, 1790

P204 - Ordered that a suit be commenced against Job Ingram and his securities on a recognizance bond which appears to have been forfeited.

P204 - Commonwealth vs Thomas Crabtree for refusing to give a list of his taxable property dismissed on the def. paying the cost

P205 - Commonwealth vs Jesse Elkins for refusing to give a list of his taxable property, dismissed on the def. paying the cost

P205 - Commonwealth vs Matthew Ramey, for refusing to give a list of his taxable property dismissed on the def. paying the cost.

P205 - Commonwealth vs Alexander Martin, for refusing to give a list of his taxable property dismissed on the def. paying the cost.

P205 - Commonwealth vs Charles Skeggs, for refusing to give a list of his taxable property dismissed on the def. paying the cost

P205 - Commonwealth vs Henry Mash, fined and triple taxed for refusing to give a list of his taxable property.

P205 - Commonwealth vs Archibald Prater, dismissed

P205 - Commonwealth vs David Mash, dismissed at Henry Mash

P205 - Commonwealth vs Mary Roberts, dismissed

P205 - Commonwealth vs Harris Wilson, Jr., triple taxed according to law

P205 - Alexander McFarland vs Mann Smith, attachment, judgement and order of sale.

P205 - Ordered that Thomas Osborn, Jr be exempted from paying poll tax & county levy on account of bodily infirmities

P205 - Ordered that Charles Neal, surveyor of the road from Browns Mill to the Stony Ridge and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables. Josiah Fugate from the Stony Ridge to the mouth of Indian Creek and Henry Smith to give him a list of tithables. William Oney from the mouth of Indian Creek to the county line and Henry Smith to give him a list of tithables.

P206 - Ordered that each cause on the petition docket be continued.

P206 - Court, August 17, 1790. Present: Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate, James Whorton.

P206 - James Alley, Sr. be exempted from paying poll taxes & county levy as he is aged & infirm

P206 - Ordered that clerk issue a writ directing the sheriff to hold an inquisition of 12 men on the lands of Henry Smith to view a place for a grist mill

P206 - Letter of Attorney from Henry Dickenson to John Carter, recorded

P206 - Ordered that Reuben Price be recommended as Capt, Moses Smith as Lt., and William Bolen, Zachariah Fugate, Charles Smith and Samuel Hendrix for Ensigns

P206 - Present: Henry Smith, Absent: Thomas Carter

P207 - Motion of James Osborn & Stephen Osborn to administer the estate of Thomas Osborn, decd. Securities: Thomas Carter, Christopher Cooper & Robert Vickers

P207 - Motion of Daniel Lockett granted right to solemnize the rights of matrimony

P207 - Ordered that William Robinson, Samuel Porter, James Whorton, John Smith appointed to appraise the estate of Thomas Osborn, decd.

P207 - Judgement entered against Henry Mash is reversed as he gave a list of his taxable income and David Mash did the same.

P207 - Letter of Attorney from Solomon Litton to Charles Hays, recorded

P207 - Matthew Ramey exempted from paying poll tax & levies due to infirmities.

P207 - Logan vs Martin & Smith, petition & summons. Judgement and cost.

P207 - Present: Thomas Carter

P208 - Ordered that John Horton give bond & security for good behavior for 12 months and 1 day

P208 - Patrick Kendricks account against the county, allowed

P208 - John Ruths account against the county allowed

P208 - John Hardy be summoned on information of the commissioner.

P208 - Ordered the states atty files an indictment against John Horton for assaulting, beating and wounding Bean Smallwood

P208 - 2 Deeds from Edward Smoot & Mary, one to Jacob Rausnake, the other to Zechariah Hendrix, recorded

P208 - 2 deeds from Richard Price & Lucy to William Gilmore, recorded

P208 - Ordered that Thomas Carter & John Tate settle with the Administrators of Silas Enyart, decd

P208 - James Davidson 1 days attendance for Huston vs Faris

P208 - John Stapleton, Moses Richard Davis & James Kelley fined for an affray

P209 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, September 1, 1790. Present: David Ward, Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter, Richard Price & John Tate

P209 - Deed from Henry Skeggs & Mary, recorded

P209 - Deed from Alexander Scott & Susannah to Samuel Robinson, recorded

P209 - Letter of atty from Christopher Hains to Samuel Ewing & Thomas Johnson, recorded

P209 - Francis Browning, foreman, Robert Tate, James Osborn, Laurence Vanhook, Champion Faris, John Smith, Patrick Kendrick, Samuel Vanhook, James McKenney, James Osborn, William McClane, James McFarlane, Samuel Porter, William Thompson, Jonathin Woods, John Frazier, grand jury, presentment against John Horton for assaulting, beating & wounding Bean Smallwood, against John Enyart for not opening the road of which he is overseer, Benjamin Pendleton for profane swearing 3 oaths on August 20, against James Bess for profane swearing on August 20.

P209 - Absent, David Ward

P209 - Motion of John Horton, by atty. the presentments of the grand jury are discontinued

P210 - Motion of sheriff John Carter appointed deputy sheriff

P210 - Ordered that Judah Coyl, Jeremiah Shelton, James Ratliff, William Mullin, William Cope summoned on info of the commissioners

P210 - McCoy & Wife vs Fugate & Wife, case, writ of inquiry, Jury: William Bolin, John Damron, Richard Thompson, John Breden, Dale Carter, James Gibson, Richard Price, Thomas Francis, John Woods, John Porter, George Green, Abraham Crabtree. Judgement in favor of pltf

P210 - Patrick Porter vs Samuel Haddox, case, writ of inquiry. Present: David Ward. Jury: Christopher Cooper, Benjamin Nicholson, James Alley, William Dorton, Richard Davis, Samuel robinson, William Long, Moses Dorton, William Blanton, Joseph Whiteley, John Weir, Michael Bustar. Peter Hutcheson & Alexander Ritchie 1 days attendance

P211 - Ordered that Alexander Ritchie be paid as commissioner for the present year

P211 - Court, September 22. 1790. Present: David Ward, Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate

P211 - Ordered that no one be able to mark with a half crop in the left ear and an underkeel in the right ear except George Gibson.

P211 - Talbut & Ragan vs Crunk & Kilgore, reinstated on the rule dockett by consent of the parties

P211 - Davis vs Faris, writ of inquiry, set aside and not guilty, leave to give special evidence

P211 - Letter of atty from Thomas Nicholson to Benjamin Nicholson, recorded

P211 - Deed from Benjamin Nicholson, atty for James Nicholson to James Osborn, recorded

P211 - Willson Huston, assignee vs Roberts & others, judgement with interest

P211 - Thomas Berry & James McCormack, admistrators of James Berry, decd vs

James Borin & John Frazer. Jury: Dale Carter, James Osborn, Alexander Scott, William Huston, James Gibson, William Robinson, Zachariah Fugate, John Breden, John Lewis?, James Ovelton, Thomas Hobbs, James being sworn joined a juror withdrawn , suit continued. Absent: Richard Price

P212 - Richard Price, assignee vs Harris Wilson, cause, continued for def.

P212 - Present: Richard Price. Thomas Conway vs James Bush, dismissed at def's cost.

P212 - Faris vs Davis, writ of inquiry, set aside with leave to give special matters in evidence

P212 - One of jurors sworn to try case between Porter & Haddox withdrawn, suit continued

P212 - Blackemore vs Porter & Payne dismissed for want of prosecution

P212 - Motion made by atty of Jacob Back to reinstate suit, at the suit of Samuel Haddox, overruled by court

P212 - McNight vs Murphey, motion to reinstate suit, overruled by court

P212 - Riley vs Fugate, motion to reinstate suit, overruled by court

P212 - Richard Davis vs Champ Faris, case, Jury: Dale Carter, James Osborn, Alexander Scott, William Huston, James gibson, William Robinson, John Breden, John Lewes, James Ovelton, Thomas Hobbs, James Osborn, Christopher Cooper. Absent: Richard Price. Def. found guilty, motion for new trial which was dismissed

P213 - Christopher Cooper 2 days attendance in the suit of Davis vs Faris

P213 - Roark vs Payne, dismissed

P213 - roark vs Payne, debt, dismissed

P213 - Champ Faris vs Richard Davis, case, Jury: George Gibson, Patrick Riley, William Blanton, Robert Vicars, Ambrose Fletcher, Alexander Montgomery, Richard Long, Charles Dever, John Wood, Robert Craig, John Weir, Richard Price, Def. found not guilty

P213 - Molhollon vs McDavid, dismissed

P213 - McDavid vs Molhollon, dismissed

P213 - Huston vs Bush, debt, Judgement confessed

P214 - Price vs Weir, dismissed at the def's cost

P214 - Witnesses: James Fugate between Davis & Faris.

P214 - Samuel Robinson 1 day for James Fugate vs. Riley

P214 - Thomas Smith, 1 day for James Fugate vs Riley

P214 - Js. Frazier 1 day for suit between Faris & Davis

P214 - James Osborn 1 day for suit between Faris & Davis

P214 - William Robinson 3 days for suit between Haddox vs Porter

P214 - Sarah Mcdewel 1 day for Henry Hamblin vs Haddox

P214 - Sarah Enyart 1 day for Henry Hamblin vs Haddox

P214 - Henry Mahon 1 day for Henry Hamblin vs Haddox

P214 - John Frazer 1 day for Henry Hamblin vs Haddox

P214 - James Gibson 1 day for Haddox vs Hamblin

P214 - Patrick Porter 1 day for Haddox vs Hamblin

P214 - Charles Dever 2 days for Fugate & Riley

P214 - Ambrose Fletcher 1 day for Hamblin vs Haddox

P214 - Alexander Ritchie 1 day for Porter vs Haddox

P214 - Patrick Kendrick vs Edward Baker, petition & summons, judgement

P214 - Patrick Kendrick vs John Horton, petition & summons,judgement

P214 - Court of Quarter Sessions, September 23, 1790. Present: Thomas Carter, Charles Bickley, Richard Price, John Tate

P214 - Lewes vs McFarland, case dismissed at def's cost.

P215 - Beans, Exec. vs Samuel Robinson, petition & summons, judgement according to note & interest

P215 - Robert Craig 2 days for Henry Hamblin vs Haddox and 20 miles

P215 - Present: David Ward & Andrew Cowan. Montgomery vs Friley, petition & summons, continued

P215 - Ordered that each suit on the court dockett be continued

P215 - Ordered that Henry Dickenson and William Huston to view the prison & stocks

P215 - Huston, administrator vs Faris, petition & summons, judgement for pltf

P215 - Champ Faris 2 days attendance for Dale Carter at the suit of Haddox

P215 - Huston, assignee vs Bledsoe & others, judgement according to note

P215 - Absent: Richard Price. Tavern rates: Rum by the gallon, wine by the gallon, whisky by the gallon, porter on strong beer, cyder, small beer by the quart, corn or oats by the gallon, warm diet, lodging in clean sheets, stabbeage with hay or fodder for 24 hours, pasture for a horse one night,

P215 - Ordered that no one be able to mark with a crop in the left ear and a hole in the left ear, two slits in the right ear and slitting the due flap downwards and branding on the right buttock with the letter H and branding horses WH on the near shoulder and jaw except William Huston

P216 - Ordered that Henry Dickenson be allowed to keep tavern at the courthouse

P216 - Absent; David Ward. At a settlement with David Ward, sheriff for 1786 in sheriff's debt, ordered that the sheriff pay out of the levy for 1789.

P216 - Present: David Ward. John Tate 2 days for Samuel Haddox vs Porter.

P216 - Court, October 19, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Richard Price, John Tate, James Whorton.

P216 - Deed from Benjamin Sharp to Andrew Martin, oaths of John Horton & Jacob Crabtree, recorded

P216 - Ordered that the overseers of the poor bind Mary Carder a base born child of Sarah Carders to Joseph Painter.

P216 - Ordered that the overseers of the poor bind Jeffery Hews, a base born child of Ann Hews, apprenticed to James Bush to learn the shoe makers trade.

P216 - Frederick Friley relinquished his right to the service of Jeffery Hews, a base born child of Ann Hews

P217 - Court, October 20, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, Charles Beckley, John Tate, James Whorton.

P217 - Deed from David Prees & Anna to Abraham Crabtree, oaths of Andrew Cowan & Richard Price, recorded

P217 - Deed from Henry Dickenson & Mary to Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter, Richard Price, John Tate, Samuel Ritchie & Charles Beckley, trustees for laying out a town, recorded

P217 - Ordered that Samuel Robinson, Henry Burk, Abraham Fuller & Solomon Litton,to view a road from Richard Prices to the road near the gap of the mountain.

P217 - Richar Price charged with 51 horse creatures, swears that he had only 41 in 1787

P217 - Ordered that Josiah Fugate, Francis Browning, Jesse Permilion to view the lineing of the jail & stocks. Reported that the jail sufficient all except the locks & stocks, not finished.

P218 - Ordered that 2 shillings be levied on each tithable for county levy

P218 - Court of Quarter Sessions, November 16, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Richard Price, John Tate, James Whorton.

P218 - Court of Quarter Sessions, November 16, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Richard Price, John Tate, James Wharton

P218 - Motion of John Hatfield by atty, injunction to stay proceedings on judgement obtained by Alexander Martin against Hatfield.

P218 - Grand Jury: James Dickenson, foreman, Joshua Penix, John Buster, William Blanton, William Buster, Robert McCoy, Robert Vicars, Ericuss Smith, John Lewis, Richard Price, Francis Price, John Frazer, James Mckenney, John Smith, Robert McFarland & James Osborn. Presentments against, Henry Dickenson for not keeping the road of which he is overseer in repair, against John Enyart for not keeping the road of which he is overseer in repair, against Samuel Haddox for profane swearing 3 oaths on Nov. 16, 1790, against Patrick Riley for profane swearing 1 oath on Nov 10, 1790, true bill found against John Horton

P219 - instrument of writing from Samuel Haddox to Dale Carter, acknowledged by Haddox, recorded

P219 - Carter vs Haddox, case dismissed at def's cost.

P219 - Ordered that John Hatfield be paid for killing 1 old wolf

P219 - Sarah Enyart vs Robert Craig, dismissed by pltf

P219 - Sarah Enyart vs David Craig, dismissed by pltf

P219 - Ordered that William Robinson & Joseph Carter to view the stocks and make report

P219 - Motion of George Roberts for an injunction to stay the proceedings on a judgement obtained by John enyart, adm. of David Engram, decd

P219 - Gibson vs Enyart, continued by consent

P219 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, November 17, 1790. Present; Henry Smith, Charles Beckley, Richard Price, John Tate, James Whorton. Absent: Henry Smith

P219 - Henry Smith vs Archibald Prater, debt, office judgement set aside, leave to file declaration, suit reinstated on the rule dockett

P219 - Archibald Prater vs Robert Craig, dismissed. Present: Henry Smith

P220 - Porter vs Haddox, case, continued at pltf's cost

P220 - Joseph Carter, James Gibson, William Robinson, Edmund Pendleton, John Tate, Lucy Young, 2 days attendance, Peter Hutcheson, 2 days

P220 - Hamblen vs Haddox, case, writ of inquiry set aside. Jury: Robert Vickers, Adam Lash, James Osborn, John Lewes, Champ Faris, Henry Mahon, John Frazier, Isaiah Sallier, George Lash, Samuel Auxer, Richard Davis, John Breden, suit continued

P220 - John Frazier 2 days, James Osborn 2 days, Fanny Jones 2 days, Ambrose Fletcher 2 days, W. McDewett 2 days, Edmund Pendleton 2 days, Sarah Enyart 2 days, James Leath 2 days, Margaret Leath 2 days, Patrick Porter 2 days, in the suit of Hamblin & Haddox

P220 - Haddox vs Hamblin, continued for def.

P220 - Joseph Carter & William Robinson appointed to view stocks. John Willoughby reported the stocks are finished. Absent: Richard Price

P221 - Richard Price vs Harris Wilson, former plea waved and judgement

P221 - Present: Richard Price. Absent: Charles Beckley. J. Coyl vs Hunt & McFarland, continued

P221 - Hannah Duncan vs Gray & Blakemore, reinstated on the rule dockett

P221 - Francis Bird vs Sarah Enyart, debt, writ of inquiry set aside & plea filed, suit continued

P221 - Ordered that Henry Dickenson & Charles Carter settle Brice's and Weir's books

P221 - Lash vs Breden, petition & summons, dismissed at cost of def.

P221 - Elliot vs Smith, petition & summons, dismissed at pltf's cost

P221 - Court, January 18, 1790. Present: Henry Smith, Charles Buckley, John Tate, James Whorton.

P221 - Motion of Catrine Campbell, adm. granted on the estate of James Campbell, decd. Securities: William Robinson & William Trotter

P222 - Ordered that Joshua Ewing, William Martin, David Chadwell, Samuel Adams to appraise the estate of James Campbell, decd.

P222 - Bill of sale from Susannah Duncan to Joseph Blackemore, oaths of Samuel Ritchie, recorded

P222 - Motion of John Frazer, bill of injunction to stay proceedings on a judgement obtained by James McCormack & Thomas Berry, adm. of James Berry, decd

P222 - Court, February 22, 1791. Present: Henry Smith, Charles Beckley, Richard Price, John Tate & James Whorton

P222 - Hamblen vs Haddox, dismissed at def cost except lawyers fees which the pltf pays

P222 - Haddox vs Hamblen, dismissed at pltf's cost. Absent: Henry Smith. Present: Thomas Carter

P222 - a road cleared to the top of Clinch Mountain through Hiters Gap leading towards the salt works, clerk to send a copy of this order to Washington County

P223 - Henry Smith, surveyor, entry for 1000 ac, recorded. Present: Henry Smith.

P223 - Deed from Francis Price & Jane to Thomas Hansford, recorded

P223 - Solomon Litton, Henry Burk, Samuel Robinson, to view a road from Richard Price's to the road leading to the gap of Clinch Mountain, ordered that the road be cut

P223 - Ordered to be paid: James Mayfield for killing 2 old wolves, Henry Bowen, Louisa Bowen, John Bowen, Louisa Bowen, John King, William Oney, Joseph Meredith, Joseph Kizer, Samuel Robinson, William Oney, John Hamblin, Joseph Hatfield, Henry Bowen, John Vance, Joseph Meredith, Jerry Lewes, James Hobbs, for killing 1 wolf each.

P223 - Ordered that James Gibson, James Scott, Samuel Robinson & Joshua Ewing appointed to the commission of the peace. Absent: Thomas Carter.

P224 - Court, March 22, 1791. Present: Henry Smith, David Ward, Andrew Cowan, Richard Price, John Tate

P224 - Deed from Benjamin Johnson to Thomas Johnson, recorded. Examined Hannah, wife of Benjamin Johnson.

P224 - 3 deeds from James Scott & Rebeccah to Thomas Johnson , recorded

P224 - Thomas Price & wife to John Jessee, deed

P224 - Samuel Vanhook & wife to Benjamin Johnson, deed

P224 - Samuel Vanhook to William Cope, deed

P224 - Samuel Vanhook to Robert Vickars, deed

P224 - Samuel Vanhook to James McFarlane, deed

P224 - Thomas Hendricks to Benjamin Johnson, deed.

P224 - Thomas Hendricks to Samuel Fields, deed

P224 - Deed from Jacob Niece & wife to Edward Stepleton, oaths of Thomas Stepleton, John Stepleton, Edward Dorton.

P224 - Montgomery vs Fryley, continued

P224 - Musick vs Prater, dismissed no prosecution.

P224 - Kindrick vs Davis, judgement according to interest & note.

P224 - Addair vs Sadler, continued

P225 - Brice & c. vs Webb, continued

P225 - Brice vs Howard, judgement for note interest

P225 - Brice vs Crunk, judgement for note interest

P225 - Brice vs Lash, judgement

P225 - Ordered that Benjamin Johnson be overseer of road in place of Aaron Vanhook who is discharged.

P225 - McCormack vs Frazer, motion of def. by atty., injunction & judgement.

P225 - Roberts vs Enyart, adm., injunction, suit continued. Absent: Henry Smith

P225 - Deed from Enos Browning to John Gibson, acknowledged by Enos Browning, recorded.

P225 - Ordered that Laurence Vanhook be constable in place of Aaron Vanhook.

P225 - John Weir to be paid for services as commissioner for 1790.

P225 - Lst will & testament of Charles Hays, decd., oaths of John Cowan & John Weir, witnesses: William Gilmore & Martha Hays, recorded. William Gilmore & Martha Hays with Henry Dickenson & Charles Carter, securities.

P226 - Ordered that James Scott, John Cowan, James Shoemaker & Francis Browning be appointed to appriase the estae of Charles Hays, decd

P226 - Ordered that Thomas Hobbs be overseer of the road from the top of clinch Mountain to the forks of the road on the top of Mockerson Ridge and that John Tate give him a list of tithables.

P226 - Henry Dickenson be overseer of the road from the forks of said road to the courthouse and that he goes no lower than Robert Vicker's for tithables.

P226 - Court of Quarter Sessions, April 26, 1791. Present: David Ward, Thomas Carter, John Tate, Charles Cocke

P226 - Deed from Charles Skeggs & Lucy to William Cesil, recorded

P227 - Court of Quarter Sessions, April 27, 1791. Present: David Ward, Thomas Carter, John Tate, David Cocke

P227 - Murfey vs McNight, dismissed at the def cost

P227 - Porter vs Haddox, former plea waved

P227 - Bird vs Enyart, office judgement set aside

P227 - Rennicks vs Hardy, Isaac Burgan special bail, writ of inquiry set aside.

Bail delivered, principal in custody

P227 - Ordered that Richard Fields, Benjamin Johnson, John Jesse, to view a road from the bridge on the north fork of Cedar Creek in James McFarland's plantation to the county road leading to the gap of the mountain at Thomas Johnson's

P227 - Davis vs Bruster, dismissed at the def's cost

P227 - Ordered that William Trotter be constable instead of William Yeary and that he be discharged

P227 - Present: James Wharton. Bird vs Enyart continued for the def

P227 - Rennicks vs John Hardy, in case, Jury: Frazier, Dale Carter, Samuel Haddox, John W. Crunk, William McClane, Littleton Cassle, Stephen Osborn, Peter Hutcheson, Samuel Porter, Robert Vickers, Laurence Vanhook, John Enyart. Def is found guilty. Absent: Thomas Carter

P228 - Present: Andrew Cowan. Porter vs Haddox, case, Jury: William McClain, Samuel Porter, John Enyart, John Lewes, Robert Craig, Simon Cockrell, James Davison, Jacob Rausnake, Thomas Johnson, Samuel Ewing, John Noe & Richard Oney. Def is found guilty.

P228 - Hatfield vs Martin, def has not answered the bill of injunction

P229 - Porter vs Haddox, John W. Crunk 1 day, Joseph Carter, 1 day, Josep Blackemore 1 day, William Robinson 1 day, Daniel Young & Lucy 1 day, Henry Hamblin 1 day, James Gibson 1 day, John Porter & Peter Hutcheson 1 day, John Tate 1 day and Edmund Pendleton 1 day in this suit

P229 - Henry Smith vs James Rodgers, judgement for pltf

P229 - Henry Smith vs James Rodgers, judgement for pltf

P229 - William Huston vs Engram & others, dismissed

P229 - William Brice vs John Weir, attachment, consent of parties case dismissed

P229 - Addair vs Sadler, judgement note interest & cost

P229 - Dickenson vs Brice & Weir, judgement

P229 - George Gibson vs Sarah Enyart, administration, plea waved and judgement

P229 - Talbut & ragan vs Crunk & Kilgore, Daniel Young special bail, judgement set aside

P229 - Alexander Smith vs Patrick McDavid, judgement

P229 - Talbut & Ragan vs Crunk & Kilgore, debt, Jury: John Hatfield, Samuel Haddox, James McFarland, James Ovelton, Michael Auxer, James Dickenson, Christopher Cooper, Colbert Fugate, Champ Faris, Edward Faris, Francis Bird, Richard Fletcher. Def. found not guilty.

P230 - George Roberts vs John Engram, motion of def. by atty Decision in favor of pltf.

P230 - Rennicks vs Hardy, William Robinson, Robert Craig & isaac Burgain, special bail for Hardy.

P230 - Samuel Haddox vs Squire Osborn judgement & cost for pltf

P230 - Harman Litture vs Thomas Wallin, judgement for pltf

P230 - Inventory of part of the estate of John Beckley, decd. recorded

P230 - Crockett vs McClain, case, ordered to be dismissed

P230 - Littleton Cassle vs Walter Gray, dismissed.

P231 - Thomas Conway & William Smith exempted from paying levy due to their age & infirmities

P231 - Edward Faris vs Elisha Wallen, dismissed. Elisha Faris 1 day for pltf

P231 - Ordered that the overseers of the poor bind Jesses Devers to Charles Dever, Sr. & Jane

P231 - Ordered that Samuel Robinson be overseer of the road from his plantation to the place where Adam Lash begins to cut his road and that Richard Price give him a list of tithables.

P231 - John Hatfield to be summoned on the information of the commissioner

P231 - Court of Quarter Sessions, June 28, 1791. Present: Henry Smith, Richard Price, John Tate & James Whorton.

P231 - Deed from William Gilmore & Elizabeth to Andrew Cowen, recorded

P231 - Motion of John Wat Crunk by atty, the nonsuit obtained against him by John Enyart, set aside and reinstated on the rules

P231 - Present: Andrew Cowan. Samuel Ewing, foreman, Jonathan Woods, James Osborn, James Osborn, Sr., William McClane, Robert Tate, Stephen Osborn, James Mckenney, Joseph McReynolds, Robert McFarland, Robert Vickers, James Alley, Sr., Richard Price, John Fraizer, Francis Price, William Blanton, Thomas Colley, Frederick Friley, grand jury. Presentment against Siner Hogg for having a base born child within 12 months, against Patrick Coyl & John Counts for fighting and brakeing the peace April 26, 1791

P232 - Duncan vs Gray sent back to the rules

P232 - Hords Executors vs. Davis, continued

P232 - Carter vs William, continued

P232 - Rogers vs Brice & Others, sent back to the rules

P232 - Musick vs Prater, dismissed for want of prosecution

P232 - Litture vs Thomas Walling, judgement for interest & note

P232 - Stuarts Administrator vs Fugate, abates by return

P232 - Stuarts vs Francis, Judgement for note & interest

P232 - Stuarts vs Hargess, judgement for note & interest

P232 - Stuarts vs Browning, judgement for note & interest

P232 - Stuarts vs Harney, judgement for note & interest

P232 - Stuarts vs Heyten, judgement for note & interest

P232 - Stuarts vs Hyeten, abates by return

P232 - Preston, assignee vs Davis, judgement for note & interest

P232 - Welch vs Faris, dismissed at def. cost

P232 - John Wood 1 days attendance

P232 - Rhea vs Payne, judgement for note & interest

P232 - Commonwealth vs Horton, indictment continued for the def

P233 - Graham & Company vs Davis, judgement for note & interest

P233 - Graham & Company vs Ingram, judgement for note & interest

P233 - Graham & Company vs William Meredith, judgement for note & interest

P233 - Brice & Weir vs Webb, judgement

P233 - Brice & Weir vs C. Faris, dismissed

P233 - Brice & Weir vs W. Hull, dismissed

P233 - Brice & Weir vs J. Hatfield, dismissed

P233 - Horton vs Smith, Shadrack Monk & Moses Smith, special bail

P233 - John Alley vs John W. Crunk, dismissed no prosecution

P233 - Commonwealth vs Haddox, fined and costs

P233 - Commonwealth vs Riley, fined and costs

P233 - Present: Charles Bickley. Stuarts, Administrators vs W. Priest, Robert McFarland, special bail.

P233 - Stuart's Administrators vs Isaac Bristow, John Bristow, special bail.

P233 - Stuart's Administrators vs David Musick, John Breden & Elexious Musick, special bail

P233 - Preston vs Vanhook, James McFarland, special bail

P233 - Henry Smith, surveyor produced entry for 1000 acres, recorded

P233 - Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter, Charles Beckley, recommended for sheriff, William McGuire recommended for Capt., Jacob Francisco for Lt, George Francisco for Ensign

P233 - Moses Smith recommended for Capt., Anger Price for Lt., and Francis Price for ensign

P233 - Ely Smith recommended for Capt., Jonathan Musick for Lt., William Elam, Jr. for Ensign.

P233 - Motion of George McCoy, Adm. for the estate of Robert McCoy, decd. Securities: Richard Price, William Smith & Thomas Colley.

P234 - Ordered that Samuel Porter, William Robinson, John Smith, Richard Long, to appraise the estate of Robert McCoy, decd.

P234 - Court, August 23, 1791, Present: Andrew Cowan, Charles Beckley, Ricahrd Price & John Tate

P234 - Ordered that Stephen Wallin, John Enyart, Job Ingram & George Wilcox to view a road from big Mocqueson gap to the flat lick

P234 - Ordered that Shadrack Monk be overseer of the road from the ford of little Cedar Creek next on this side of Andrew Cowans to the big Cave and that Andrew Cowan give him a list of tithables

P234 - Ordered that David Chadwell, Joshua Enyart, John Ball & Joseph Johnson to view a road from Martins old station to Cumberland Gap

P234 - Ordered that Joshua Ewing be overseer of the road from Martins old station to the end of Cany Hollow and that Charles Cocke give him a list of tithables.

P235 - That William Neal be overseer of the road from the lower end of the long hollow to sinking and that Charles Cocke give him a list of tithables

P235 - Frederick Jones be overseer of the road from sinking to the ford Powels

River near Cockes old mill and that Charles Cocke give him a list of tithables.

P235 - Joseph Daugherty be overseer of the road from the ford of powels River near Cockes old mill to the top of Powels Mountain and that Charles Cocke give him a list of tithables

P235 - George Yokim be overseer of the road from the top of powels Mountain to the foot of Stock Creek hill and that Charles Cocke give him a list of tithables.

P235 - Deed from William Gilmore & Elizabeth to John Cowan, recorded

P235 - Deed from Robert Vickers & lydia to Samuel Ewing, recorded

P235 - Ordered that the sheriff pay John Willoughby for repairing the prison

P235 - Report of the jury summoned to view a millseat on Col. Smith's land, he has leave to build a gristmill at the proposed place

P235 - Henry Smith appointed Lt.

P235 - Present: Henry Smith. Absent: Andrew Cowan. Andrew Cowan appointed Col.

P236 - Solomon Litton appointed Capt., Samuel Vanhook appointed Lt., Zechariah Fugate appointed Ensign

P236 - Deed from Edward Smoot & Mary to James Arbuckle, recorded

P236 - William Brice vs John Porter. Joseph Painter, James Alley, Zachariah Salliers & William Crockett, special bail

P236 - James Gibson, James Scott, Samuel Robinson & Joshua Ewing appointed to a Commission of Peace.

P236 - Present: James Whorton, James Gibson, Samuel Robinson. Deed from Henry Dickenson & Mary to William Gilmore, recorded

P236 - Absent: Charles Beckley. Ordered that James Osborn, John Ruth & Ericus Smith be constables.

P236 - Ordered that the Executors of Charles Hays be paid for services in bringing 1200 pounds of lead from the mines

P237 - William Cope paid for killing 2 old wolves. Absent: Richard Price

P237 - Job Crabtree vs James Carraway, attachment, judgement against Def. Ordered that Richard Price who was summoned as a garnishee deliver to the sheriff a negro boy and sernge?

P237 - Court of Quarter Sessions, September 27, 1791. Present: David Ward, Andrew Cowan, Charles Bickley, John Tate & James Gibson

P237 - Deed from James Rodgers & Mary to James Brown, recorded

P237 - Ordered that Alexander Ritchie be paid for his services as commissioner

P237 - John Weir be paid for his services as commissioner

P237 - Deed from Moses Skegs & Elizabeth to Shadrack White, recorded.

P238 - Deed from John Skegs & Elizabeth to John Sadler, recorded

P238 - Deed from William McClaine & Mary to Jeremiah Harrel, recorded

P238 - Smith vs Rodgers, Robert Fowler special bail for James Rodgers, payment & issue

P238 - Stuarts Administrators vs Preest, dismissed

P238 - Present: Richard Price & Samuel Robinson. Absent: David Ward. Henry Dickenson undertakes surety for Rachel Taylor for her administration of the estate of James Taylor, decd. instead of William Blanton

P238 - Inventory of the estate of Robert McCoy, decd. recorded

P238 - Stewarts Administrators vs Green, continued

P238 - Letter of atty from John Bredeng to David Ward, recorded

P238 - Letter of atty from Hugh Molhollon to Alexander Ritchie, recorded

P238 - Motion of Margaret Whorton & William Robinson, Adm is granted on the estate of James Whorton, decd. Securities: Thomas Carter, Samuel Porter

P239 - Motion of William Whorton, Henry Dickenson, appointed guardian for William Whorton. Securities: Henry Dickenson, James Osborn & James Davidson

P239 - Deed from Jacob Niece & Mary to Michael Auxer, recorded

P239 - Joshua Ewing took oath for the commission of peace

P239 - Deed from Benjamin Alderson & Anne to Edward Kelley, recorded

P239 - Ordered that Samuel Porter, Richard Long, John Smith, John Fugate, Sr., appraise the estate of James Whorton, decd.

P239 - Brice vs Faris, judgement and cost

P239 - Brice vs Little, dismissed

P239 - Brice vs Lewes, continued

P239 - Rodgers vs Brice & others, dismissed

P239 - Brice & Weir vs Hull, judgement for cost

P239 - Motion of Edward Faris, Adm. granted on the estate of Elisha Faris, decd. Security: Champ Faris

P240 - Reuben Bundey bound as apprentice to Jonathan Musick.

P240 - Ordered that John Enyart, James Davison, James Osborn, Daniel Davison, appraise the estate of Elisha Faris, decd.

P240 - Deed from Edward Faris, adm of Elisha Faris, decd. to James Osborn, recorded.

P240 - Court of Quarterly Sessions, September 28, 1791. Present: David Ward, Andrew Cowan, Thomas Carter & John Tate

P240 - Hords Executors vs Davis, continued

P240 - Dickenson vs Auxer, continued

P240 - Horton vs. Smith, continued

P240 - George Gibson appointed Capt. of Militia

P240 - Hors Executors vs Davis. Joshua Ewing, special bail

P241 - Dickenson assignee of Francis Preston vs. Samuel Haddox, judgement according to note

P241 - Dickenson assignee of Francis Preston vs Champ Faris, judgement according to note

P241 - Dickenson assignee of Francis Preston vs Skidmore, judgement and cost.

P241 - Present: Henry Smith & Joshua Ewing. Alexander Barne vs Robert Brown & others. Jonathan Musick, special bail

P241 - Absent: David Ward. David Ward appointed Major of Militia, Jonathan Musick appointed Lt. Present: David Ward

P241 - Samuel Porter appointed Lt

P241 - Alexander Ritchie, Jr. appointed ensign

P241 - McFarlane vs Ratliff, judgement for cost

P241 - Stuarts adm. vs Musick & Mash, continued for def

P241 - Crunk vs Enyart, continued

P241 - Brice vs Porter remanded to the rules

P241 - Patrick Porter 2 days, Samuel Porter 2 days, John Alley 2 days.

P242 - Letter of atty from Charles Dever to Urben Ewing, recorded

P242 - Letter of atty from David Cain to William Long, recorded

P242 - Ordered that Joseph Johnson be overseer of the road from martins old station to Gray's Branch and Charles Cocke to give him a list of tithables.

P242 - John Hunter from Gray's branch to Cumberland Gap and Charles Cocke to give him a list of tithables

P242 - David Chadwell, Joshua EWing, John Ball appointed to view a road from Martins old station to Cumberland Gap, ordered to be cut.

P242 - Ordered that John Noe, Jr. be constable in Capt. Neal's Co. & William Martin in Capt. Gibson's Co.

P242 - Auxer vs Riley, judgement according to note

P242 - Settlement between Charles Carter, deputy to Alexander Barnett, late sheriff, county in debt ot Charles Carter, ordered that the sheriff pay the same.

P242 - Ordered that the sheriff pay James Gibson for finding powder

P242 - Hobbs vs Samples, judgement for cost

P242 - Ordered that each suit on the petition & issue docket be continued

P243 - Court of Quarter Sessions, November 22, 1791, Present: Henry Smith, David Ward, John Tate, Samuel Robenson.

P243 - Richard Crunk vs Alexander Ritchie, case dismissed for pltf

P243 - Deed from Benjamin Alderson & Anne to Aaron Alderson, witnesses: Samuel Robenson, William Webb, recorded

P243 - Deed from Benjamin Alderson & Anne to Joseph Oney, witnesses: Samuel Robinson & William Webb, recorded

P243 - Patrick McDavid 1 day in suit of Richard Crunk vs Ritchie

P243 - James Dickenson, foreman, Stephen Osborn, James Alley, Joseph Davison, Jonathan Woods, Jonathan Musick, James McFarland, James Osborn, James McKenny, William Long, William McClain, Thomas Collie, Robert Vickers, Richard Price, Robert McFarland, Michael Auxer.

P244 - Ordered that Patrick Kendrick take depositions Stuffle Simmermon & Margaret vs Coonrod Bott.

P244 - Ordered that Ericus Smith, Sr. be appointed guardian to Andrew Smith to defend an action brought by John Potts against Andrew Smith

P244 - Bott vs Kindrack, William Webb, special bail, judgement set aside for def

P244 - Stuart, Adm. vs Green & Bristow, judgement set aside for def

P244 - Stuart, Adm. vs Mash & Musick, judgement set aside for def

P244 - Joseph Hatfield 1 day for John Lewes in the suit of William Brice

P244 - John Jackson 1 day for William Monk vs Aaron Alderson

P244 - 2 Deeds from Stanwen Hord, William Hord & John Hord to David Chadwell, witnesses: William Hord, proven that Stanwex Hord & John Hord signed deeds, oath of John Sumpter

P244 - Deed from Brice Martin to Robert Craig, oath of William Hord, John Sumpter, recorded

P245 - Brice & weir vs Lewes, continued for pltf

P245 - Deed from William Hord to John Ball, recorded

P245 - Samuel Haddox 1 day in suit of Alexander Ritchie vs Richard Crunk

P245 - Shadrack Monk 1 day for William Smith in the suit of John Horton

P245 - Grand Jury returns presentments: against the oversers of the road from the crossing of Copper Creek to the big springs, John Cowan overseer of the road vs the overseers of the road from the courthouse to the top of Clinch Mountain, against Samuel Stalliards for not keeping the road in repair, against the overseer of the road from the ford of Clinch , against the overseer of the road from the big springs on Copper Creek to John Cowans part of the road, against the overseer of the road from Edward Dorton's to the big springs, against Richard Thompson & Permelia Short for cohabitating together, against James Eller for cohabitating with a certain woman, against Henry Skidmore for profane swearing, Nov. 22.

P246 - Motion of sheriff, Richard Price appointed deputy sheriff

P246 - Court of Quarter Sessions, November 23, 1791. Present: Henry Smith, David Ward, John Tate, Samuel Robinson.

P246 - Auxer vs Howard dismissed for pltf

P246 - Ordered that John Watts Crunk be overseer of road from John Blackmore's old fort to the flat lick and that James Gibson give him a list of tithables.

P246 - Absent: Henry Smith. Present: Charles Bickley.

P246 - Deed from Henry Dickenson, guardian to James Alert to James W. Crunk, by decree of court April 1790.

P247 - Deed from John Watts Crunk & Milley to Henry Smith, recorded

P247 - Ordered that George Wilcox, Daniel Guttery, George Roberts, Philip Roberts, to view a road from big Mocqueson Gap to the flat lick

P247 - Inventory & appraisement of estate of Thomas Osborn, decd, recorded

P247 - Ordered that Samuel Robenson, James McFarland, John Lewes, Johnathan Musick to view a road from Samuel Robenson's plantation to Browns Mill in the Newgarden

P247 - Dickenson & Wife vs Auxer, case dismissed at def's cost

P247 - James Osborn 1 day as witness for John Alley vs James Alley

P247 - John W. Crunk vs John Enyart, writ of inquiry, set aside on behalf of common bail, def not guilty

P248 - Ordered that Joseph Blackemore, Jr. be overseer of the poor in place of Alexander Ritchie, Sr.

P248 - William Turner, summons, judgement & cost

P248 - Smallwood vs Horton, dismissed at cost of def

P248 - Letter of Atty for John Carter, Mary Carter & Charles Carter to Charles Bickley, oaths of James Osborn & Elizabeth Dickenson, recorded.

P248 - Ordered that the rates of liquors remain the same

P248 - Crunk vs Enyart, jury: William Robinson, Michael Auxer, Robert Fowler, John Weir, James Bush, Christopher Cooper, James Osborn, Thomas Francis, Abraham Auxer, James McFarland, John Horton, Bean Smallwood, continued.

P249 - Ordered that Henry Dickenson, James Osborn, William Bolin, William Dorton, William Long to view a road from Russell courthouse to the ford of Russells Creek

P249 - Ordered that William McGuire be overseer of the road from opposite to Joseph Meredith to the side hill and that Henry Smith give him a list of tithables.

P249 - Ordered that executors of Mordecai Hord take depositions of Julius Scugs in Columbia County against Richard Davis

P249 - Ordered that John Horton take deposition of Edward Smoot vs William Smith.

P250 - Court of Quarter Sessions, November 25, 1791. Present: Henry Smith, David Ward, Charles Bickley, John Tate, James Gibson

P250 - Henry Smith, surveyor enters 1000 ac, recorded

P250 - Ordered that Thomas Price be paid for killing 1 old wolf, Henry Bowin for killing 1 old wolf, Richard Davis for killing 1 old wolf, Jeremiah Harrel for killing 1 old wolf, Rawley Stalliards for killing 1 old wolf, Thomas Gray for killing 1 old wolf, William Preeces for killing 1 old wolf, David Ward for killing 1 old wolf, John Asberry for killing 1 old wolf, Joseph Hatfield for killing 2 young wolves, Mann Smith for killing 1 old wolf.

P250 - Conn vs Crook, James Osborn, special bail.

P250 - Smith vs Johnson, John Carter, special bail, judgement set aside

P250 - William McGuire appointed Captain

P250 - Anger Price appointed Lt, Francis Price appointed Ensign

P250 - Ordered that Jonathan Musick recommonded as Capt., Aldain Williams & George Belshe for Lt., Christopher Hains & Abraham Musick for Ensigns.

P251 - Ordered that Henry Dickenosn be paid for finding candles for the court and keeping the courthouse swept for the past 4 years.

P251 - Court, December 27, 1791. Present: Henry Smith, Andrew Cowan, John Tate, Samuel Robinson.

P251 - Letter of atty from Hugh Daniel to Samuel Haddox, oaths of Samuel Ritchie and Dale Carter, recorded

P251 - Ordered that James Hendrix, Francis Price, Francis Browning & William Vawn to view a road from Edmonsons Quarter to Samuel Ewing's plantation,

P251 - Ordered that David Cocke be overseer of the road from Dortons old fort to the big springs on Copper Creek and that Andrew Cowan give him a list of tithables.

P251 - Ordered that Champ Faris give bond & sufficient security for keeping the peace for 1 year & 1 day. Edward Baker in penalty of 50 pounds

P252 - Blakemore vs Daniel, attachment continued for def

P252 - Samuel Haddox security for Daniel.

 



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