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Kent County Court Records
Court records from 17th-century Kent County, Maryland, arranged by theme.

Transcribed and compiled by Dr. Alexa Cawley, Ph.D.






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Debtor Name

Andrews

Christopher

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/27/1676

Owed Name

Andrews? And Brewerton

Christopher and Richard

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

740 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

740 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

made it appear

Others Involved


Source

LIV 342



Debtor Name

Atchison

Vincent

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/27/1676

Owed Name

Moll

Jn

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs; exec. Issed 10/12/1676

Property Owed

1839 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

1839 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

made debt appear in open court

Others Involved

Moll through atty James Coursey

Source

LIV 348



Debtor Name

Atchison

Vincent

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Raddaway

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

423 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

423 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved

Raddaway through his executors Joseph Wickes and John Hinson

Source

LIV 338



Debtor Name

Attchison

Vincent

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/27/1676

Owed Name

Hinson

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

400 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

400 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 342



Debtor Name

Banckes

Charles

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Wicks

Joseph

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

2200 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

2200 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 329



Debtor Name

Barne

Christopher

Debtor Farm


Court Date

8/28/1671

Owed Name

Wyott

Nicholas

Relationship


Court Ruling

plaintiff didn't appear, nonsuit

Property Owed


Value Owed


Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 316



Debtor Name

Barnes

Franc.

Debtor Farm


Court Date

12/1/1659

Owed Name

Byam

Tho

Relationship


Court Ruling

defendant confesses debt, plaintiff saves if debt paid, he'll forgive the costs of the suit

Property Owed

340 lbs of tobacco w/cask

Value Owed

340 lbs of tobacco w/cask

Reason for Debt

defendant confesses debt, plaintiff saves if debt paid, he'll forgive the costs of the suit

Others Involved

through his arrty Tho Bradnox

Source

LIV 175; Liber B folio 65



Debtor Name

Baxter

Thomas (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/27/1676

Owed Name

Maconakin

John

Relationship


Court Ruling


Property Owed

1247 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

1247 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

enters a caveat against the estate, due by bill

Others Involved


Source

LIV 342



Debtor Name

Baxter

Roger

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/1/1655

Owed Name

Marsh

Mr.

Relationship


Court Ruling

No resolution obvious

Property Owed

bills were swapped between Marsh and Baxter; during discussion asked Hinson to make up their accounts

Value Owed

?

Reason for Debt

last December Hinson was with Marsh when he and Baxter made up their accounts, Baxter had a bill of Marsh's which discounted his, Marsh promised to deliver in"at the tyme therare was a varie smale mattr beetrixt them"

Others Involved

deposition from Mr. Tho Hinson (35)

Source

LVI 52



Debtor Name

Baxter

Roger

Debtor Farm

Onion Hill

Court Date

signed 6/7/1656, court 7/1/1656

Owed Name

Lee

Hugh

Relationship


Court Ruling

court registers security

Property Owed

1002 lbs of tob. binds over 2 steers "about 4 or 5 years ould, on blacke and the other brounish brandled, wth my part of the plantacon known by the name of Onion Hill, puided the sd Baxster may haue libertie to kill the said steeres, so to pduce the tobb"

Value Owed

1002 lbs of tob. before 10/20/1656

Reason for Debt


Others Involved

witness John Jenkins and Richard Clarke

Source

LVI 63



Debtor Name

Bayely

William

Debtor Farm


Court Date

8/24/1669

Owed Name

Head

William

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with cost

Property Owed

1870 lbs of tobacco and cask

Value Owed

1870 lbs of tobacco and cask

Reason for Debt

the defendant acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 268



Debtor Name

Bennet

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

4/1/1661

Owed Name

Pickard

Nicholas

Relationship


Court Ruling

warrant

Property Owed

"enter a Acction Against a peace of land of Thomas Bennetts of three hundred pounds of Tobaco

Value Owed

300 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 213; Liber B folio 95



Debtor Name

Bennett

Tho:

Debtor Farm


Court Date

12/20/1660

Owed Name

Hamblton and Grifen

Will: and Anthony

Relationship

are Hambleton and Griffin partners?

Court Ruling

demands warrant

Property Owed

3000 lbs of tobacco and caske

Value Owed

3000 lbs of tobacco and caske

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 193; Liber B folio 81



Debtor Name

Bennett

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

4/1/1661

Owed Name

Foster

Seth

Relationship


Court Ruling

warrant

Property Owed

"Doth Enter an Acction of foure hundred and fifty pounds of tobaco against the same land"

Value Owed

450 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 213; Liber B folio 95



Debtor Name

Bennett

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

4/1/1661

Owed Name

Vaughan

Capt Robert

Relationship


Court Ruling

warrant

Property Owed

Doth enter an Acction of on hundered seuenty fiue pounds of tobaco against the same land all entered the first Day of Aperell 1661

Value Owed

75 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 214: Liber B folio 95



Debtor Name

Bennett (estate)

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

4/1/1661

Owed Name

Deauer

Richard

Relationship


Court Ruling

demands warrant

Property Owed

1300 lbs of tobacco against estate

Value Owed

1300 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 214: Liber B folio 95



Debtor Name

Bishope

Will

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1671

Owed Name

Granger

Will

Relationship


Court Ruling

Court orders payment of the same to the plaintiff

Property Owed


Value Owed

100 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

In an accon of Debt the dft in Cort promising one hundred pounds of tobacco unto the plt the wich not paying this

Others Involved


Source

LIV 311



Debtor Name

Blackhall

Raloh

Debtor Farm


Court Date

8/24/1675

Owed Name

Miller

Michael

Relationship


Court Ruling


Property Owed


Value Owed


Reason for Debt

reference to next court requested by Blackhall b/c he is too sick to attens

Others Involved


Source

LIV 319



Debtor Name

Blake

Giles

Debtor Farm


Court Date

7/1/1656

Owed Name

Broadnox

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling


Property Owed

tobacco

Value Owed


Reason for Debt

Carline and Hill testify that while at Mr. Dorrel's house, they heard Dorrel tell Blake that he would pay Broadnox the tobacco he was owed by Blake

Others Involved

Henry Carline and Thomas Hill

Source

LIV 64-65



Debtor Name

Blake estate, Bleake

Gyles

Debtor Farm


Court Date

4/26-27/1655

Owed Name

Cole

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

Court orders 4000 lbs paid out of Blake's estate

Property Owed

sloop

Value Owed

4000 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

Cole hired out his sloop to Gyles Blake in exchange for 1/2 profit on trip, Blake took sloop to Virginia and died, now Cole will lose his crop if he goes, gets and repairs his sloop, Gott said Blake was supposed to improve the sloop

Others Involved

Will Fuller signed statement; witnesses Henerlie Carline (48), Henery Gott(20); Thomas Cole (50)

Source

LVI 60-62



Debtor Name

Blunt

Richard (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/5/1669/70

Owed Name

Cowell

Edward

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment out of estate

Property Owed

860 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

860 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 283



Debtor Name

Blunt

Richard (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/5/1669/70

Owed Name

Currer

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment out of estate, with permission of administrator

Property Owed

3138 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

3138 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

by bill

Others Involved


Source

LIV 283



Debtor Name

Blunt

Richard (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/5/1669/70

Owed Name

Royden

William

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment by estate

Property Owed

2943 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

2943 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 283



Debtor Name

Blunt

Richard (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/23/1669

Owed Name

Nash

Richard

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs from estate

Property Owed

750 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

750 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 276



Debtor Name

Blunt

Richard (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/23/1669

Owed Name

Feddes

Henry

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment out of estate

Property Owed

389 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

389 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 276



Debtor Name

Blunt

Richard (estate of )

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/23/1669

Owed Name

Towlson

William

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment out of estate

Property Owed

700 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

700 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

by bill

Others Involved


Source

LIV 276



Debtor Name

Blunt

Richard (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/23/1669

Owed Name

Wright

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment out of estate

Property Owed

1701 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

1701 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

by bill and oath

Others Involved


Source

LIV 276



Debtor Name

Bowles

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Radway

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

1096 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

1096 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved

Radway through his administrators Joseph Wickes and John Hinson

Source

LIV 338



Debtor Name

Bradnox

Capt Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/15/1658/9?

Owed Name

Leeds

Will

Relationship


Court Ruling

defendant acknowledges, ordered to pay w/court charges

Property Owed

400 lbs of tobacco and cask

Value Owed

400 lbs of tobacco and cask

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 154; liber B folio 50



Debtor Name

Bradnox

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/15/1658/9?

Owed Name

Griffin

Anthony

Relationship


Court Ruling

Mrs Bradnox craves reference to next court b/c her husband is away

Property Owed

100 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

100 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 158-159; Liber B folio 53



Debtor Name

Bradnox

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

7/20/1658

Owed Name

Hatton, deceased

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

court asked those that owed debt to Hatton to make an oath

Property Owed

214 lbs of tobacco owed by bradnox to Hatton and For Mr John Russell the whole Charge of one Pattent 147 lbs

Value Owed

361 lbs

Reason for Debt


Others Involved

Thomas Marsh collected debt

Source

LIV 138, Liber B fol 41



Debtor Name

Brewerton

Richard

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/27/1676

Owed Name

Frances

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

400 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

400 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 342



Debtor Name

Brewerton

Richard

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Andrewes

Christopher

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs; executed 4/20/1676

Property Owed

441 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

441 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

appear by oath

Others Involved

Brewerton through Mr. Warde and Andrewes through George Oldfield

Source

LIV 338



Debtor Name

Brodnox

Mr. Tho

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/17/1655

Owed Name

Calloway

Anthony

Relationship


Court Ruling

defendant acknowledged debt and that he'll make payment

Property Owed


Value Owed

418 Lb of tobacco for work done;"for worke done in his Crope part by the moneth & sume part in dayes work";

Reason for Debt

"saith tht besids his monthyl worke or worke done by th moneth hee wrought with Mr Brodnox 10 days & further sayth not"

Others Involved


Source

LVI 34



Debtor Name

Broune

Nicholas (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/1/1655

Owed Name

Witherell

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

complaint proved, court orders payment

Property Owed

200 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

200 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 40: Liber A folio 109



Debtor Name

Broune and Morgan

Nicholas and Henry

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/1/1659

Owed Name

Hinson, High Sheriff

Leiften

Relationship


Court Ruling


Property Owed

bind themselves for 5000 lbs of tobacco to appear at Provincial Court

Value Owed

bind themselves for 5000 lbs of tobacco to appear at Provincial Court

Reason for Debt

bind themselves for 5000 lbs of tobacco to appear at Provincial Court

Others Involved

witnesses Joseph Wickes and Tho Hinson clerk

Source

LIV 174; Liber B folio 64-65



Debtor Name

Broune estate

Nicholas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/1/1655

Owed Name

Russell

Capt. John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment ordered

Property Owed

50 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

50 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LVI 48



Debtor Name

Broune estate

Nicholas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/1/1655

Owed Name

Vaughan

Capt. Robert

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment ordered from estate

Property Owed

30 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

30 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LVI 48



Debtor Name

Broune estate

Nicholas

Debtor Farm


Court Date


Owed Name

Witherell

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

"Ordr that prsent payment bee made of the twoe hundred pounds of tobacco

Property Owed


Value Owed

200 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source




Debtor Name

Broune estate

Nicholas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/1/1655?

Owed Name

Horner

James

Relationship


Court Ruling

orders payment

Property Owed

three days work at 20 lbs a day

Value Owed

60 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

three days work

Others Involved


Source

LVI 41



Debtor Name

Browne

Nicholas (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/2/1656

Owed Name

Hinson

Mr

Relationship


Court Ruling

court ordered payment

Property Owed

92 lbs of tobacco and caske

Value Owed

92 lbs of tobacco and caske

Reason for Debt

debt due by bill

Others Involved

Browne is deceased

Source

LIV 87; Liber B folio 7



Debtor Name

Browne

Nicholas (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/2/1656

Owed Name

South

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

ordered payment??

Property Owed

70 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

70 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

"there Apeares likewise due"

Others Involved

Browne is deceased

Source

LIV 87; Liber B folio 7



Debtor Name

Browne

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date


Owed Name

Leeke

Edward

Relationship


Court Ruling


Property Owed


Value Owed


Reason for Debt


Others Involved

Joseph Weekes acts as Leekes attorney

Source

LIV 209



Debtor Name

Browne

Edward

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/5/1669/70

Owed Name

Bateman of Talbot

William

Relationship


Court Ruling


Property Owed

135 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

135 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved

through atty J. Wickes

Source

LIV 281



Debtor Name

Browne

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/28/1667

Owed Name

Burton

Edmond

Relationship


Court Ruling

defendant acknowledges debt; ordered to pay plus costs

Property Owed

360 lbs of tobacco and cask

Value Owed

360 lbs of tobacco and cask

Reason for Debt

due upon account

Others Involved


Source

LIV 238



Debtor Name

Browne

George

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Hill

Samuell

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs, executed 4/20/1676

Property Owed

1500 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

1500 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowleges judgment

Others Involved

Hill through atty Michael Miller

Source

LIV 339



Debtor Name

Bruss

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

12/9/1675

Owed Name

Darby

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

jury finds for plaintiff, defendant to pay 100 lbs plus costs

Property Owed

not absolutely sure that this is a debt case; 110 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

110 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

unclear if debt case but referred to jury after serval debated

Others Involved

JURY: Cornelius Comegys, Edward James, Edward Rodgers, William Shears, Richard Hudson, John Wright, Thomas Thexton, Wm. Smith, Wm. Savidge, Tho. Moore, John Cooper, John White

Source

LIV 323



Debtor Name

Burage

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/16/1659

Owed Name

Bradnox

Thomas

Relationship

Burage atty is John Russell; Burage is from Anne Arundel County

Court Ruling

plaintiff and defendant come to agreement and defendant agrees to pay 500 lbs of tobacco with caske; Court orders defendant to pay cost of suit

Property Owed

debt valued at 3000 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed


Reason for Debt

"Keepinge a Childe about six yeares time, wch is proued was giuen to Mrs. Bradnox as her owne"; Bradnox says Mrs. Parker gave her son, Francis Maulden, as the bradnox's child and then came and took him away "forcible with a party of men" after 6 years

Others Involved

3 subpeonas

Source

LIV 184-5



Debtor Name

Burton

Edmd

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/1/1659-60?

Owed Name

Vaughan

Capt Robt

Relationship


Court Ruling

demands warrant

Property Owed

200+ lbs of tobacco with cask

Value Owed

200+ lbs of tobacco with cask

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 182: Liber B folio 71



Debtor Name

Burton

Edmund

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/29/1669

Owed Name

Thurston

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

adminstrator admits debt, ordered to pay out of estate

Property Owed

2068 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

2068 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved

Thurston through his attorney, Henry Howard; adminstrator of Burton estate is Edward Burton (son?)

Source

LIV 264



Debtor Name

Burton

Edmond (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/30/1669

Owed Name

Pether

Richard

Relationship


Court Ruling

through non appearance of attorneys or administrators of estate, Court orders payment from estate

Property Owed

350 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

350 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

for work done

Others Involved


Source

LIV 258



Debtor Name

Burton

Rebecka

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/26/1669

Owed Name

Pether

Richard

Relationship


Court Ruling


Property Owed


Value Owed


Reason for Debt

referenced to next court b/c Burton is sick

Others Involved


Source

LIV 255



Debtor Name

Cadmore

Rich

Debtor Farm


Court Date

8/28/1671

Owed Name

Hopkings

Jonathan

Relationship


Court Ruling

pay 700 lbs of tobacco

Property Owed

700 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

700 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

In an accon of the case it being by consent put to arbitracon this Cort doth allow of the award eich was tht the dft pay unto the plt seauen hundred pounds of tobacco

Others Involved


Source

LIV 316



Debtor Name

Cadmore

Rich

Debtor Farm


Court Date

8/28/1671

Owed Name

Hopkings

Jonathan

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

300? lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

300? lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

accon of debt

Others Involved


Source

LIV 316



Debtor Name

Callaway

Anthony

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/2/1656

Owed Name

Morgan

Henry

Relationship


Court Ruling

debt acknowledged, ordered to pay with court costs

Property Owed

800 lbs of tobacco in leafe and caske

Value Owed

800 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

debt due by bill

Others Involved


Source

LIV 84; Liber B folio 6



Debtor Name

Callaway

Anthony

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/31/1668

Owed Name

Floyd

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with cost

Property Owed

400 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

400 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

action of debt, defendant acknowlegdes

Others Involved

Floyd through his atty Charles Steuard

Source

LIV 242



Debtor Name

Calloway

Anthony

Debtor Farm


Court Date

12/15/1658

Owed Name

Blunt

Richards

Relationship


Court Ruling

defendant acknowledges bills, ordered to pay 253 lbs of tobacco and charges

Property Owed


Value Owed

300 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

plaintiff makes appear his debt by bills "to be two hundred forty & three Pounds of Tob & ten Pounds by Account"

Others Involved


Source

LIV 148, Liber B folio 47



Debtor Name

Calloway

Anthony

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/1/1655

Owed Name

Deare

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

"Complaint beeings made apeare by the deffenmdants own Confession" orders Calloway to perform service according to the Condition with Court charges

Property Owed

"for seruice due to him by Condition"

Value Owed

"for seruice due to him by Condition"

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LVI 49



Debtor Name

Calloway

Anthonie

Debtor Farm


Court Date

signed 11/17/1655

Owed Name

Blunt

Richard

Relationship


Court Ruling

records promise

Property Owed


Value Owed

1250 lbs of tobacco & cask

Reason for Debt


Others Involved

debt from Richard Gammer signed over

Source

LVI 34



Debtor Name

Carline

Henry

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/1655

Owed Name

Morgan

Henry

Relationship


Court Ruling

binds cattle and hoggs as security until debt can be satisfied

Property Owed

Rachell promises 4 cattle: "on cow, one twoe yeare ould heiffor on femall yearlinge & one steere of twoe yeare ould all marked with a flouredeluce in the left eare and Cropt on the Right eare"; also binds stock of hoggs

Value Owed

"a certaine summe of tob"

Reason for Debt


Others Involved

Rachel Carline, wife, entered the oath in court

Source

LVI 27



Debtor Name

Carline

Henry

Debtor Farm


Court Date

10/29/1655

Owed Name

Hinson

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

the Court doth order that the sd debt of 310 lb of tob shall be satisfied and payd to the sd mr Tho Hinson out of the Estat of the sd Carline without delay with Costs of suit

Property Owed

"the Court doth mcke it apeare that the sd tob is Justly due"

Value Owed

310 lb of tob

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LVI 32-33



Debtor Name

Carline

Henery

Debtor Farm


Court Date

10/29/1655

Owed Name

Eliot

William

Relationship


Court Ruling

Court order that Carline's estate pay Eliot 388 lb of tob with costs of the suit

Property Owed

"Cloth & other things of his in his Custodie and Caried the sd goods with him our of the puince

Value Owed

388 lb of tob

Reason for Debt

theft?

Others Involved


Source

LVI 32



Debtor Name

Carline

Henry

Debtor Farm


Court Date

10/29/1655

Owed Name

Webb

Mr.

Relationship


Court Ruling

Court ordered payment from estate with court charges

Property Owed


Value Owed

697 lb of tob

Reason for Debt


Others Involved

through Webb's atty Phillip Coniers

Source

LVI 33



Debtor Name

Carline

Henry

Debtor Farm


Court Date

10/29/1655

Owed Name

Ringgold

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

debt proved, order 150 lb of tob paid with costs of suit

Property Owed


Value Owed

150 lb of tob

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LVI 33



Debtor Name

Carline

Henery

Debtor Farm


Court Date

10/29/1655

Owed Name

Ward

Thomas

Relationship

Ward listed as 49 years old in 1655

Court Ruling

"orderthat out of the estat of the sd Carlin Atatcht by the sd ward as before the sheriff shall macke prsent Satisfaction to the sd ward of the sd 400 lb of tob with Court Charges els Execution"

Property Owed


Value Owed

100 or 400 lb of tob

Reason for Debt

"for a cure done upon the sd Carlin by way of surgerie, the sd Cure beeinge a shott, through one of his thighes"

Others Involved


Source

LVI 32; Liber A folio 102



Debtor Name

Champe

Will

Debtor Farm


Court Date

12/20/1660

Owed Name

Morgan

Henry

Relationship


Court Ruling

demands warrant

Property Owed

Action of debt

Value Owed

Action of debt

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 193; Liber B folio 81



Debtor Name

Chicherly

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Marsh

Tomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

920 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

920 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

debt by bukk

Others Involved

Marsh through his atty Michael Miller

Source

LIV 337



Debtor Name

Chicherly

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Marsh

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

328 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

328 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

debt by bill

Others Involved

Marsh through his atty Michael miller

Source

LIV 338



Debtor Name

Chitcherly

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

9/29/1668

Owed Name

Wright

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with cost

Property Owed

206 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

206 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

action of debt, defendant acknowledges justment

Others Involved

Chicherly appoints George Gouldhawke his atty in open court

Source

LIV 249



Debtor Name

Chitcherly

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/24/1668

Owed Name

Currey

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

defendant doesn't appear, if doesn't appear next time, judgment to pass against Thomas Bright as Security to the Sheriff for appearance and cost of suit

Property Owed


Value Owed


Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 252



Debtor Name

Conty

Mitchell

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/5/1669/70

Owed Name

Currer

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with cost

Property Owed

2000 lbs of tobacco in cask

Value Owed

2000 lbs of tobacco in cask

Reason for Debt

defendant acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 280



Debtor Name

Conty

Mitchell

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/5/1669/70; executed 3/9/69/70

Owed Name

Dunn

Robert

Relationship


Court Ruling

payemtn with costs

Property Owed

475 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

475 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

defendant acknowledges debt

Others Involved


Source

LIV 279



Debtor Name

Cooper

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

8/24/1669

Owed Name

Staggoll

Moses

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with cost

Property Owed

370 lbs of tobacco and cask

Value Owed

370 lbs of tobacco and cask

Reason for Debt

accon of debt by bill

Others Involved


Source

LIV 268



Debtor Name

Coppage

Edd

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/1/1659-60?

Owed Name

Foster

Seth

Relationship


Court Ruling

demands warrant

Property Owed

100 lbs of tobacco and cask

Value Owed

100 lbs of tobacco and cask

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 184; Liber B folio 72



Debtor Name

Coppidge

Edward (estate of)

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/27/1676

Owed Name

Wicks

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment from estate by administrator

Property Owed

575 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

575 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

made it appear

Others Involved


Source

LIV 342



Debtor Name

County


Debtor Farm


Court Date

9/1669

Owed Name

DeContie

Mr. Mitchell

Relationship


Court Ruling

County agrees to pay 1000 lbs

Property Owed

County agrees to pay 1000 lbs of tobacco for the curing of Joseph Inglesby

Value Owed


Reason for Debt


Others Involved

Joseph Inglesby

Source

LIV 272



Debtor Name

Crouch

George

Debtor Farm


Court Date

7/1/1656

Owed Name

Broune

Nicolas

Relationship


Court Ruling

Broune acknowledged payment but said there was still a small parcell owed; unclear outcome

Property Owed

400 lbs of tobacco & cask

Value Owed

400 lbs of tobacco & cask

Reason for Debt

debt originally to be paid to Robert Vaughan, but Hinson was ordered by Broune to go to Crouch and get a hogshead of tob, found Vaughan there receiving it, then went to Broune to acknowledge receipt of payment

Others Involved

Robert Vaughan, depositions from Nicholas Peckard and Thomas Hinson

Source

LVI 70-71



Debtor Name

Currer

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/25/1670-71

Owed Name

de County

Michaell

Relationship


Court Ruling

non suit granted defendant, costs of sute (to plaintiff?)

Property Owed


Value Owed


Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 308



Debtor Name

Currer

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

6/17/1676?

Owed Name

Brite

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

court orders attachement against debts, goods and cahttells of Currer's; Miller given order and attachment 3/16/1676

Property Owed

2925 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

2925 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

def doesn’t appear

Others Involved

Brite through atty Michell Miller

Source

LIV 352



Debtor Name

Currer

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Darby

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs; executed 4/21/1676, 7/12/1676

Property Owed

79 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

79 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

by oath

Others Involved

Darby through his atty Michael Miller

Source

LIV 338



Debtor Name

Currer of London

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/30/1669

Owed Name

Coursey

Henry

Relationship


Court Ruling

orders the attorney to satisfy the principle

Property Owed

9 pounds, 14 shillings and nine pence

Value Owed

9 pounds, 14 shillings and nine pence

Reason for Debt

the Account to be Just by the Atturnes Confession

Others Involved

through John Currer, the attorney of John Currer of London (a son?)

Source

LIV 258



Debtor Name

Currey

Thomas

Debtor Farm


Court Date

11/24/1668

Owed Name

Blunt

Richard

Relationship


Court Ruling

orders payment plus cost

Property Owed

213 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

213 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LIV 252



Debtor Name

Dabb

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/5/1669-70

Owed Name

Conty

Mitchell

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with cost

Property Owed

500 lbs of tobacco in cask

Value Owed

500 lbs of tobacco in cask

Reason for Debt

defendant acknowledge judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 280



Debtor Name

Dabb

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/22/1669/70

Owed Name

Ellis

John (estate of)

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with cost

Property Owed

800 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

800 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved

Ellis estate represented by Alexander Maxwell

Source

LIV 285



Debtor Name

Dabb

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Bancks

Charles

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs; executed 4/1/1676

Property Owed

304 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

304 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 329



Debtor Name

Davis

William

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/28/1676

Owed Name

Thexston

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

200 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

200 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

make appear in open court

Others Involved

Thexton through his atty Mr. Warde

Source

LIV 339



Debtor Name

de County

Michaell

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/25/1670-71

Owed Name

Eaton

Jeremiah

Relationship


Court Ruling

payment with costs

Property Owed

1747 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

1747 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

def. Acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 307



Debtor Name

de County

Michaell

Debtor Farm


Court Date

1/25/1670-71

Owed Name

Baxter

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

Court orders him to pay to the plt with costs

Property Owed

one man servant

Value Owed

one man servant

Reason for Debt

acknowledges judgment

Others Involved


Source

LIV 307



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/1/1655?

Owed Name

Hinson

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

"The debt beeinge proued and made appeare to the Court by the deffendants own acknowledgment that the wholl Complaint both for the tob & beefe is Just and true", orders payment

Property Owed

1285 lbs of tobacco "in seuverall bills & accoumpts and allso on thousand waight of beefe all which is longe since due"

Value Owed

1285 lbs of tobacco and 1000 weight of beef

Reason for Debt

debt "longe since due"

Others Involved


Source

LVI 48



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date


Owed Name

Abbott

Mr.

Relationship


Court Ruling

orders payment of 2205 on 11/10/1656

Property Owed

2205 lbs of tobacco

Value Owed

2205 lbs

Reason for Debt

2205 lbs of tob., produced bill of 1600 lbs to be paid by 11/10/1656, the remaining 1205? unsatisfied

Others Involved

entered by Abbot's atty Capt. Robert Vaughan

Source




Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/2/1656

Owed Name

Cooll

Mr

Relationship


Court Ruling

court ordered payment

Property Owed

291 lbs of tobacco and caske

Value Owed

291 lbs of tobacco and caske

Reason for Debt

due by bill

Others Involved

Cool though his atty Henry Carlien

Source

LIV 103; Liber B folio 30



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

7/1/1656

Owed Name

Baxster

Roger

Relationship


Court Ruling

Complaint cleared,Deare ordered to pay 500 lbs

Property Owed

500 lbs of tobacco, "which (by speccialtie for soe much tob & Cask) hee hath made to appeared Owned & acknowledge by the deffendant"

Value Owed

500 lbs

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LVI 64



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/1/1655

Owed Name

Morgan

Henery

Relationship


Court Ruling

debt acknowledged, Court orders payment

Property Owed

422 lbs of tobacco & caske

Value Owed

422 lbs of tobacco & caske

Reason for Debt


Others Involved


Source

LVI 56



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

3/2/1656

Owed Name

Salter

John

Relationship


Court Ruling

Court ordered payment of 300 lbs with court costs

Property Owed

300 lbs of tobacco and caske

Value Owed

300 lbs of tobacco and caske

Reason for Debt

"The sd salter hath made Appeare That he Caut The sd Deare six Calfes:

Others Involved


Source

LIV 104: Liber B folio 29



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

signed 2/18/1655

Owed Name

Dunne

Robert

Relationship


Court Ruling

security entered in court record

Property Owed

binds property just purchased from Dunne for debt of 1800 lbs of tobacco, promises the land back if he fails to pay by 11/30/1656

Value Owed

1800 lb of tobacco

Reason for Debt

promises to pay 1800 by the last of Nov., "And for the bettr securities of the payment of the afforsd debt, I doe by these prsents bynd & make ouer all my Right & tittle opf that plantation & land, now bought of the sd Dunne

Others Involved

witness Tho. Hinson and Henery Carlin

Source

LVI 65



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

10/29/1655; 11/29/1655

Owed Name

Read

Mathew

Relationship


Court Ruling

Deare ordered to deliver cask to Hinson's house within 10 days; appears in next court record as well

Property Owed

Deare detained & keeps from him a tit Caske of his

Value Owed


Reason for Debt


Others Involved

Thomas Hinson's house for delivery of cask

Source

LVI 33, 36-7



Debtor Name

Deare

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

2/1/1655?

Owed Name

Hinson as sheriff

Thomas

Relationship


Court Ruling

ordered to pay 400 before the end of 10 days to Lord Protector, in default thereof 700 lbs to be paid with court charges

Property Owed

700 lbs of tob "due to his highnes the Lord Protector: sixe hundred by Order of Court & one hundred by breach of an Act of Assemblie as is express in a bill under their hand datted the 28th of Febr 1654"

Value Owed

700 lbs of tobacco

Reason for Debt

"A note also under mr Durands gabd sec for the Prouince, to rtemit of the seven hundred, three hundred puided the foure hundred bee payd"

Others Involved

Salter and John Deare charged

Source

LVI 49



Debtor Name

Deere

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

signed 8/11/1658/9?

Owed Name

Boreman

William

Relationship


Court Ruling

registers security

Property Owed

all his cropp of tobacco planted or cause to be planted this present year

Value Owed

606 lbs of tobacco owed "upon Judmt & order of Court of Kent, the 20th of July last wch Cropp of Tob I the sd Deere binde myself

Reason for Debt

606 lbs of tobacco from last year??

Others Involved

signed Frances Morgan (female) and Peter Parker

Source

LIV 150; Liber B fol 48



Debtor Name

Deere

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

7/1658

Owed Name

Cowrsey

John

Relationship

Cowrsey now acts as atty for Boreman

Court Ruling

court ordered Deere to pay the debt

Property Owed


Value Owed


Reason for Debt

Cowrsey produces bill of Deere's for 606 lbs of tobacco and caske

Others Involved

William Boreman

Source

LIV 137: Liber B folio 40



Debtor Name

Deere

John

Debtor Farm


Court Date

7/20/1658

Owed Name

Ringgold

Thomas

Relationship

Ringgold as atty for Will Boreman " not makine any thinge Appear to this Court"

Court Ruling

Court doth therefore order that the plantiue shall be non suited, granted, wth Cost of suite to the Defendt

Property Owed

stocke of cattle described as "one younge Cowe or haifer belonginge to the sd Boreman, the former Cowe Called by the name of Cross"

Value Owed


Reason for Debt

"Deere was Ingaged to make deliyery of A Stocke of Cattle wch mr Ringold Bought of Wm Boreman. . . Cattle ware left in the Custody of John Deere, who hath taken upp & had the profitt of the sd Cattle"

Others Involved

Wm Boreman bought cattle, Abraham Holeman testifies that Deere has them

Source

LIV 136; Liber B folio 39


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