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                            COURT RECORDS DIGEST

               Presented by the Records Conservation Project

     in cooperation with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for the City of
                          Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Court Records Digest
created and developed by Barry L. McGhee, bmcghee@interserf.net
This edition was prepared 07/07/96
Copyright  Barry L. McGhee 1996

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Pre-1914 court papers located in the Circuit Court for the City of
Fredericksburg, Virginia, are being processed for archival storage and
microfilming. As part of this on-going project, a database containing the
names of primary parties (plaintiffs, defendants, deponents, petitioners,
etc) has been created by the Records Conservation Project. Also included in
the database are Remarks on the contents of records containing documents of
historical or genealogical significance. Over three thousand records
containing Remarks are presented in the Court Records Digest.

Search for Digest entries using the Digest Index, which contains all words
in all Digest entries with the exception of common words (the, and, etc.),
common abbreviations (dec'd, exor, etc.), and abbreviations for which
complete words also exist in the same record (Comlth for Commonwealth, Wm.
for William, etc.). The index does not contain initials or non-alphabetic
characters.

All words have been entered in the database spelled as they were found in
the original documents (typos excepted). Consequently, several variations
of a word may appear in the same word table. The lack of punctuation in
early documents also produces variations on a single word ("Taliaferros"
may have been used for "Taliaferro's" or for "Taliaferros", denoting
several people named "Taliaferro"). In the instance of the use of "Slave"
and "Slaves", the plural form was intentionally used to indicate records
containing references to more than one slave.

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                                Court Papers

Court papers in the Circuit Court for the City of Fredericksburg are from
the following courts:

Hustings / Corporation Court for the Town / City of Fredericksburg
       (1782-1941)
District Court for the Spotsylvania District (1789-1808)
Superior Court of Law for Spotsylvania County (1808-1831)
Superior Court of Chancery for the Spotsylvania District (1814-1831)
Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for Spotsylvania County
       (1831-1851)
Circuit Court for Spotsylvania County (1852-1889)
Circuit Court for the City of Fredericksburg (1889-current)

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                   Courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Hustings / Corporation Court

     The Hustings Court, also known as the Corporation Court in
     jurisdictions incorporated as independent cities, was the town/city
     equivalent of the County Court. It was presided over by Justices under
     the Mayor of the town/city and heard civil and criminal matters. Civil
     actions on appeal and criminal matters resulting in conviction were
     sent to the next higher court (Hustings Court to District Court /
     Superior Court and Corporation Court to Circuit Court) for further
     action.

District Court

     District Courts, created in order to relieve the General Court of the
     congestion of common law cases, were established in eighteen Virginia
     localities and the district of Kentucky in 1789. Each district was
     comprised of several counties and court was held twice a year in each
     district. General Court judges presided over the District Courts. The
     court for the District of Spotsylvania included Spotsylvania,
     Caroline, King George, Stafford, Orange, Culpeper and Counties.
     District Courts were abolished in 1808, being replaced by Superior
     Courts of Law.

                                   Citation :
                     THE VIRGINIA STATE COURT SYSTEM, 1776-
                                       by
                         Thomas Jefferson Headlee, Jr.
                             Virginia State Library
                                      1969

     Notes:
     Madison County was also part of the District for Spotsylvania as
     evidenced by the court records.
     The records for the Spotsylvania District Court are located in
     Fredericksburg because the District Court sat in the Fredericksburg
     courthouse, not in the Spotsylvania County courthouse. Consequently,
     this Court is often referred to as the Fredericksburg District Court.
     Among the records in Fredericksburg are a number of cases which were
     instituted in the General Court and moved later to the newly created
     District Court.

Superior Court of Law

     Superior Courts of Law were created in 1808, superceding the District
     Courts and maintaining the same district structure for criminal and
     civil cases. The courts, established in each county, met twice a year,
     presided over by a General Court judge riding a circuit from county to
     county. Consequently, these courts are often referred to as "Circuit
     Courts", "Circuit Courts of Law" or "Circuit Superior Courts".

                                   Citation :
                     THE VIRGINIA STATE COURT SYSTEM, 1776-
                                       by
                         Thomas Jefferson Headlee, Jr.
                             Virginia State Library
                                      1969

     Note:
     The records for Spotsylvania Superior Court of Law are located in
     Fredericksburg because the court sat in the Fredericksburg courthouse,
     not in the Spotsylvania County courthouse. Consequently, this Court is
     often referred to as the Fredericksburg Superior Court of Law.

Superior Court of Chancery

     Superior Courts of Chancery were created in 1802 in order to expedite
     the hearing of chancery cases, which had previously been heard in the
     High Court of Chancery. Superior Courts were established in three
     districts and are sometimes referred to as "District Courts of
     Chancery". The number of Superior Court districts was increased to six
     in 1812, to eight in 1813/1814 and to nine late in 1814. The
     Spotsylvania District for the Superior Court of Chancery, established
     in 1814, included Caroline, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fairfax, Lancaster,
     Northumberland, Madison, King George, Orange, Prince William,
     Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Essex and Westmoreland Counties and
     the Town of Fredericksburg.

                                   Citation :
                     THE VIRGINIA STATE COURT SYSTEM, 1776-
                                       by
                         Thomas Jefferson Headlee, Jr.
                             Virginia State Library
                                      1969

     Note:
     The records for Spotsylvania Superior Court of Law are located in
     Fredericksburg because the court sat in the Fredericksburg courthouse,
     not in the Spotsylvania County courthouse. Consequently, this Court is
     often referred to as the Fredericksburg Superior Court of Chancery.

Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery

     Circuit Superior Courts of Law and Chancery were created in 1831,
     superceding the Superior Courts of Law and the Superior Courts of
     Chancery. The courts, held in each county twice a year and presided
     over by a General Court judge riding a circuit from county to county,
     were abolished in 1852 when the Virginia Constitution of 1851 became
     effective.

                                   Citation :
                     THE VIRGINIA STATE COURT SYSTEM, 1776-
                                       by
                          Thomas Jefferson Headlee, Jr.
                             Virginia State Library
                                      1969

     Note:
     The records for Spotsylvania Superior Court of Law and Chancery are
     located in Fredericksburg because the court sat in the Fredericksburg
     courthouse, not in the Spotsylvania County courthouse. Consequently,
     this Court is often referred to as the Fredericksburg Superior Court
     of Law and Chancery. The Court Order Book for the period shows the
     last reference to Law and Chancery appearing in the May 1850 court
     term.

Circuit Court

     Circuit Courts, established in 1852, were held twice a year in each
     county and were presided over by a judge riding a circuit from county
     to county.

                                   Citation :
                     THE VIRGINIA STATE COURT SYSTEM, 1776-
                                       by
                          Thomas Jefferson Headlee, Jr.
                             Virginia State Library
                                      1969

     Notes:
     The records for Spotsylvania Circuit Court through 1889 are located in
     Fredericksburg because the court sat in the Fredericksburg courthouse,
     not in the Spotsylvania County courthouse, until Fredericksburg was
     incorporated as an independent city at which time this court was
     convened at the Spotsylvania County courthouse and the Fredericksburg
     Circuit Court was established in the City of Fredericksburg. The Court
     Order Book for the period shows the first reference to Circuit Court
     appearing in 16 August 1850 proceedings.

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                 Court Records Digest Common Abbreviations

Some abbreviations frequently found in Court Records Digest extracts are :

@ --> original document
/s/ --> signature
admr / admor / adm --> Administrator
admrx / admorx / admx --> Administratrix
ads --> adverse
assee --> assignee
dec'd --> deceased
DT / Deed T --> Deed of Trust
endee --> endorsee
exor / exr / extr --> Executor
exorx / exrx / extrx --> Executrix
FN --> Free Negro
gdn --> guardian
GO --> Guardian of
 -mr- --> marriage referenced
OOP --> Overseers of the Poor
pd --> attorney for the defendant
pq --> attorney for the prosecution
Tr --> Trustee
vs --> versus
(number) following a name is the age of the person named

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                        RECORDS CONSERVATION PROJECT

The Records Conservation Project, or RCP, a volunteer project under the
auspices of Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Incorporated, was started
in 1990 for the purpose of identifying historic court documents which may
be candidates for conservation due to their scholarly, historic or 
intrinsic value and raising funds for conservation of candidate documents.
To that end, a database was created to provide an inventory of court paper
records and a record of the identity and location of candidate documents.
That database was the basis for the CPICS database currently used at the
Circuit Court for the City of Fredericksburg for inventorying, indexing,
and cataloging court paper records and from which the Court Records Digest
was produced. CPICS (Court Papers Indexing and Cataloging System) also
serves as a finding aid to court papers.

The mission of the RCP has since expanded to one of assisting Circuit Court
Clerks in court records preservation. The RCP, operating out of
Fredericksburg, Virginia, is currently providing assistance in the Virginia
Circuit Courts of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford. Assistance is
provided in the form of :

   * recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers
   * processing court papers for archival storage
   * data entry
   * repairing court records
   * providing recommendations for records storage, access and maintenance
   * donating archival materials
   * raising funds for records preservation
   * coordinating preservation efforts
   * recommending preservation alternatives
   * recommending preservation priorities
   * seeking and obtaining preservation grants
   * educating the public in appropriate record handling procedures

Records preservation, even with thousands of volunteer hours, is expensive
and there is much work yet to be done. If you would like to make a lasting
contribution to history please consider making a tax-deductible donation to
the Records Conservation Project. Donations should be sent to :

                                  HFFI-RCP
                               P.O. Box 8327
                          Fredericksburg, VA 22404

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Director
bmcghee@interserf.net

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                      District Court Records 1805

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STYLE : Bernard vs Jett
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Bernard
DEFENDANT(s) : William Storke Jett (exor.); Richard Bernard (dec'd - exor.
of William Bernard); Thornton Bernard (by William Storke Jett, guardian);
Anne Bernard
DEPONENT(s) : John Skinker Sr.; John Hipkins; John Dye (28); Reuben Turner;
William Hooe Sr.; George W. Spooner; Edm. Randolph; Thomas Barbour
PLACES MENTIONED : King George; Fauquier; Henry; Caroline; Spotsylvania;
Louisa; PA (Philadelphia); Williamsburg; Orange; Westmoreland; Richmond
REMARK(s) : Blacksmith - estate acct with Thomas Wray for 1778-1783
Death ref. - Sarah, dau. of Wm. Bernard, died an infant in 1783
Death ref. - Sarah, widow of Wm. Bernard, died in January 1790
Death ref. - William Bernard died in November 1782
Family of William Bernard
Guardian - John Ashton GO William Bernard, son of William Bernard
Guardian - John Hipkins GO William Bernard, son of William Bernard
Guardian - John Skinker GO William Bernard, son of William Bernard
Guardian - William Storke Jett GO Thornton Bernard, son of Rchd. Bernard
Will - William Bernard - King George - 1782/1783
CITATION : Bernard vs Jett / 1805? / CR-DC-H / 569-31
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STYLE : Alexander vs Spilman
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Alexander
DEFENDANT(s) : Merryman Spilman
DEPONENT(s) : George F. Vowles; Thomas Mountjoy (66); William Butler;
Benjamin Berry; William Mountjoy (67); William Butler; Charnock Cox; James
Butler
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford; King George; Fauquier
REMARK(s) : Marriage ref. - Andrew Edwards -mr- [?] Withers, widow of Cain
Withers
Marriage ref. - Thomas Dent -mr- Ann Cave, widow of William Cave
Plat - land in dispute
Tobacco - Cave's Warehouse (ref.)
Tract ref. - Bellview
CITATION : Alexander vs Spilman / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-137
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STYLE : Anderson vs Coleman
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Anderson
DEFENDANT(s) : Farish Coleman
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Horses killed by stud horse
CITATION : Anderson vs Coleman / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-81
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STYLE : Ansell vs Early
PLAINTIFF(s) : Edward Ansell
DEFENDANT(s) : James Early
DEPONENT(s) : Nathaniel Mallory (62); William Estes (55); Martin Colyard
(60); Thomas Harvey (55-60); William Davis (46); John Williams
PLACES MENTIONED : Orange; NC; King & Queen; MD (Colbert)
REMARK(s) : Deed - Benjamin Benson to William Estes - Orange - 1779 @
Deed - Erasmus Taylor to Moses Harris - Orange - 1763 @
Deed - George Taylor to John Early - Orange - 1769 @
Deed - John Harris to Benjamin Benson - Orange - 1777 @
Deed - Moses Harris to John Harris - Orange - 1765 @
Deed - Erasmus Taylor to Moses Harris - Orange - 1763
Deed - John Williams to Edward Ancel - Orange - 1798 @
Deed - Moses Harris to John Harris - Orange - 176_
Deed - William Estes to Edward Ansel & John Williams - Orange - 1779
Patent to Erasmus Taylor - Spotsylvania - 1000 ac. - 1728
Plats - land in dispute - Orange - 1802
Plats - land in dispute - Orange - 1805
Will - John Earley - Orange - 1774
CITATION : Ansell vs Early / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 570-1
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STYLE : Baber Exor vs Baber's Exors
PLAINTIFF(s) : James Baber (exor.); Francis Baber (dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : Laurence Berry (exor.); Youner Johnston (exor.); Benjamin
Baber (dec'd)
PLACES MENTIONED : King George
REMARK(s) : Death ref. - abated Apl 1805 by death of James Baber
Devisees of Francis Baber dec'd before 12 Feb 1787
CITATION : Baber Exor vs Baber's Exors / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-80
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STYLE : Bakers Exr. vs Spotswood
PLAINTIFF(s) : Edmund Harrison (exor.); German Baker (dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : Alexander Spotswood
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Milly; Lucy - property of Alexander Spotswood
CITATION : Bakers Exr. vs Spotswood / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-16
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STYLE : W.S. Belt vs Alexanders exors
PLAINTIFF(s) : Walter S. Belt
DEFENDANT(s) : John Taliaferro Jr. (exor.); William Thornton Alexander
(exor.); John L. Alexander (dec'd)
DEPONENT(s) : Zachariah Muncaster
PLACES MENTIONED : King George; DC; King George (Boyd's Hole); Alexandria
REMARK(s) : Commerce - sale of pipes of wine
CITATION : W.S. Belt vs Alexanders exors / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 569-35
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STYLE : Berryman vs Stern &c
PLAINTIFF(s) : Newton Berryman
DEFENDANT(s) : Yelverton Stern; Richard Stern; Reuben Samuel
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - John - property of Yelverton Stern
CITATION : Berryman vs Stern &c / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-119
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STYLE : Beverley vs Bowman
PLAINTIFF(s) : Carter Beverley
DEFENDANT(s) : Robert Green (assignee of George Howman)
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper; Essex
REMARK(s) : Deed - Robert Beverley to George Bowman - Culpeper - 1796 @
Devisee of Robert Beverley
Tract ref. - Elkwood
CITATION : Beverley vs Bowman / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-109
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STYLE : Beverley vs Green
PLAINTIFF(s) : Carter Beverley
DEFENDANT(s) : Robert Green (assignee of William E. Carter)
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Deed - Robert Beverley to William E. Carter - Culpeper - 1796
Devisee of Robert Beverley dec'd
Tract refs. - Elkwood; Blandfield
CITATION : Beverley vs Green / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-110
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STYLE : Beverleys vs Harrison
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert Beverley; Carter Beverley; Byrd Beverley; Mumford
Beverley; Peter R. Beverley; McKenzie Beverley
DEFENDANT(s) : Robert Harrison
DEPONENT(s) : John Sparks; Affia Ford
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Devisees of Robert Beverley dec'd
Tract ref. - Stockwell
CITATION : Beverleys vs Harrison / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-77
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STYLE : Beverley vs Lawson
PLAINTIFF(s) : Byrd Beverley
DEFENDANT(s) : Gavin Lawson
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Death ref. - abated Apl 1805 by death of Gavin Lawson
CITATION : Beverley vs Lawson / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-83
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STYLE : Beverley vs B. Wigginton
PLAINTIFF(s) : Mumford Beverley
DEFENDANT(s) : Benjamin Wigginton
DEPONENT(s) : Mourning Hurt; John Dillard; John Horde; William Corbin;
Reuben Samuel; Thomas Samuel
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper; Madison
REMARK(s) : Devisee of Robert Beverley of Blandfield dec'd
Spring - Cattail Spring
Tract refs - Stockwell; Ursulana
CITATION : Beverley vs B. Wigginton / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-75
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STYLE : Beverley vs S. Wigginton
PLAINTIFF(s) : Mumford Beverley
DEFENDANT(s) : Sarah Wigginton
DEPONENT(s) : Reubin Samuel; John Horde; John Dillard; John Wigginton;
Andrew Mershon
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper; Madison
REMARK(s) : Devisee of Robert Beverley of Blandfield
Tract refs. - Ursulana; Elkwood
CITATION : Beverley vs S. Wigginton / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-76
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STYLE : Bogle Somerville & Co. vs Pendleton Admr.
PLAINTIFF(s) : Bogle Somerville & Co.
DEFENDANT(s) : Henry Pendleton (admr.); Henry Pendleton (dec'd)
DEPONENT(s) : Alexander F. Rose
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Store account - 1772-1774
Tobacco account at Dixon's Warehouse - 1774
CITATION : Bogle Somerville & Co. vs Pendleton Admr. / 1805 / CR-DC-L /
568-46
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STYLE : Briggs vs Admrs of Grigsby
PLAINTIFF(s) : David Briggs
DEFENDANT(s) : Joseph Obannon; Elizabeth Obannon; Elizabeth Grigsby (admrx.
of William Grigsby dec'd)
DEPONENT(s) : John Taliaferro; John Beythieva Grigsby; Peter Taite; James
Routt
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; Stafford; Fauquier; Prince William;
Frederick; SC (Greenville); King George
REMARK(s) : Construction - Isaac Judd, joiner - c1752
Deed with plat - Isaac Judd to Thomas Hay - Prince William - 1752
Grant ref. - 2000 ac. to John Savage - 1730
Marriage ref. - Joseph Obannon -mr- Elizabeth Grigsby, wid. of W. Grigsby
Plat - land sold to William Grigsby by Thomas Hay - Fauquier
CITATION : Briggs vs Admrs of Grigsby / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-99
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STYLE : Briggs vs Lawson
PLAINTIFF(s) : David Briggs
DEFENDANT(s) : Gavin Lawson
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford (Falmouth)
REMARK(s) : Commerce - bar iron sold by Briggs to Lawson - 1777
Death ref. - abated Apl 1805 by death Gavin Lawson's death
CITATION : Briggs vs Lawson / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-27
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STYLE : Casey vs Fitzhugh
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert Casey (assignee of William Porter assignee of William
Glassell assignee of John Cooke, Travis Daniel & Robert Hening exors of
Rawlieigh T. Brown dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : Hery Fitzhugh; Thornton Fitzhugh; John B.S. Fitzhugh
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Joe; Tom - property of Henry Fitzhugh
CITATION : Casey vs Fitzhugh / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-22
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STYLE : Cochran vs Sexsmith
PLAINTIFF(s) : Thomas Cochran
DEFENDANT(s) : Simon Sexsmith
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; Fredericksburg; PA (Philadelphia)
REMARK(s) : Town lot 43 - flooded by storm water runoff
CITATION : Cochran vs Sexsmith / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-86
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STYLE : [Commonwealth vs Justices of Courts in counties of Orange &
Caroline]
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : Justices of Orange County
DEPONENT(s) : Reuben Chapman; William Robinson
PLACES MENTIONED : Orange
REMARK(s) : Jail - Orange County's share of District Jail costs
CITATION : [Commonwealth vs Justices of Courts in counties of Orange &
Caroline] / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-141
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STYLE : Esther vs Souther
COMMENT : Assault & battery
PLAINTIFF(s) : Esther (FN)
DEFENDANT(s) : Jacob Souther
PLACES MENTIONED : Madison
REMARK(s) : FN - Esther
CITATION : Esther vs Souther / 1805? / CR-DC-L / 571-97
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STYLE : [Garner vs Fitzhugh]
PLAINTIFF(s) : John Garner
DEFENDANT(s) : Henry Fitzhugh; John B.S. Fitzhugh
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Slave - Godfrey - property of Henry Fitzhugh
CITATION : [Garner vs Fitzhugh] / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-23
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STYLE : Garrett vs Fry
PLAINTIFF(s) : Henry Garrett
DEFENDANT(s) : Reuben Fry
DEPONENT(s) : Warner H. Broaddus
PLACES MENTIONED : Madison; Louisa
REMARK(s) : Death ref. - abated Sep 1805 by death of Reuben Fry
CITATION : Garrett vs Fry / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-123
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STYLE : Gibson vs Robinson
PLAINTIFF(s) : John Gibson
DEFENDANT(s) : James M. Robinson [also called James McRobertson]
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Quarry on Gibson's property opened about 1791
CITATION : Gibson vs Robinson / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-9
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STYLE : Gray vs Parish
PLAINTIFF(s) : Jenny Gray; Daniel Gray; Dick Gray; Moses Gray; Brener Gray;
Phillis Gray; Hannah Gray; Polly Gray; Sam Gray; Zachery Gray
DEFENDANT(s) : John Parish
DEPONENT(s) : James Wigglesworth (72); Thomas Hackney; John Wiglesworth
(51); Absalom Waller (32); Benjamin Waller (59); Waller Lewis (63);
Susannah Wiatt; William Wigglesworth; William Emerson (66) ; Richard
Foreacres (76); Margaret Hawkins; Frances Carter (57); Alse Wilkerson (70);
Tureman Lewis
PLACES MENTIONED : KY (Fayette Co.); Spotsylvania; Louisa; Campbell; Essex;
Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Apprentice - Richard Foreacres to Thomas Wiatt at age 16 in
1746
Church - Upper church or chapel built in Spotsylvania about 1757
FN - Janey, mother of Milly who was bound to Thomas Wiatt
FN - Jenny Gray and her infant children - plaintiffs
Indian - family of Thomas Wiatt's negroes akin to the Indian
Marriage ref. - Jane Gray -mr- Matt, property of Rice Curtis
Marriage ref. - Joseph Hawkins -mr- Peggy Conner
Marriage ref. - Martin Conner -mr- Seagul Wiatt, widow
Miller - Richard Foreacres, miller for Benjamin Waller in 1791
Religion - Absalom Waller, Minister of the Gospel in the Baptist Church
Slave - African Jenny, mother of Moll - prop. of Margaret Hawkins
Slave - Ebo Jenny - sent from Wiatt's Gloucester to Spotsylvania
Slave - Moll, mother of Jenny Gray - sold by Thomas Wiatt to Joel Parish
Slave set at liberty to look for someone to purchase her
Slaves - children of African Jenny - Cate; Hester; Molly
CITATION : Gray vs Parish / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-1
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STYLE : Hackley vs Morton
PLAINTIFF(s) : Richard S. Hackley
DEFENDANT(s) : William Morton
DEPONENT(s) : John Rennolds (40+)
PLACES MENTIONED : Orange; UK (London)
REMARK(s) : Brick - purchased from Elisha Dickerson - 1795
Horse - Trumpeter - sold by Richard S. Hackley - 1794
Merchant - dissolution of firm of Morton & Hackley - 1793 @
Ship - Williamson - Capt. Harrington - tobacco shipment to London in 1794
Tavern - Virginia Coffee House - London
CITATION : Hackley vs Morton / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 570-2
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STYLE : Hill vs Pitts
PLAINTIFF(s) : Samuel Hill
DEFENDANT(s) : Coleman Pitts; William Pitts
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - Edmund - property of Coleman Pitts
CITATION : Hill vs Pitts / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-7
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STYLE : [Holmes vs Peyton &c]
PLAINTIFF(s) : Hugh Holmes (assignee of Jesse Moore assignee of Enoch
Mason)
DEFENDANT(s) : Samuel H. Peyton; John Peyton Harrison
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Slave - John - property of Samuel H. Peyton
CITATION : [Holmes vs Peyton &c] / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-6
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STYLE : Humphry vs Bloxton
PLAINTIFF(s) : John Humphry
DEFENDANT(s) : Samuel Bloxton
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Slave - Anne - property of John Humphry
CITATION : Humphry vs Bloxton / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-36
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STYLE : Janney assee vs Camps &c
PLAINTIFF(s) : John Janny (assignee of John C. Williams)
DEFENDANT(s) : Robert Camp; Ambrose Camp; James Camp
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Slaves - William Armstard; Lett - property of Robert Camp &
Ambrose Camp
CITATION : Janney assee vs Camps &c / 1805? / CR-DC-L / 570-13
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STYLE : Janney vs Mauger
PLAINTIFF(s) : John Janney
DEFENDANT(s) : Peter F. Mauger
PLACES MENTIONED : Fredericksburg
REMARK(s) : Death ref. - abated Sep 1805 by death of Peter F. Mauger
CITATION : Janney vs Mauger / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 569-6
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STYLE : Janney vs P.F. Mauger
PLAINTIFF(s) : John Janney
DEFENDANT(s) : Peter F. Mauger
DEPONENT(s) : Robert Coupar
PLACES MENTIONED : Fredericksburg
REMARK(s) : Death ref. - abated Sep 1805 by death of Peter F. Mauger
CITATION : Janney vs P.F. Mauger / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 569-7
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STYLE : Johnson & Co. vs Hyde
PLAINTIFF(s) : Richard Johnson & Co.
DEFENDANT(s) : Daniel Hyde
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; Essex (Hobbs Hole); Essex (Laytons)
REMARK(s) : Corn - contract for purchase of 100 barrels of Indian corn -
1800
CITATION : Johnson & Co. vs Hyde / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-69
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STYLE : [Jones vs Stern &c]
PLAINTIFF(s) : Thomas Jones
DEFENDANT(s) : John Sterne; Robt. Crutcher
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Hannah; Dick - property of John Sterne
CITATION : [Jones vs Stern &c] / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-29
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STYLE : Jones's admr. vs Sterne
PLAINTIFF(s) : Gabriel Jones (admr.); Ambrose Jones (admr.); Henry Jones
(dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : John Stern
DEPONENT(s) : Samuel Jones (40); Gavin Lawson
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Peter; Bet; Nelly - property of estate of Henry Jones
CITATION : Jones's admr. vs Sterne / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 569-13
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STYLE : Magee vs Vass
PLAINTIFF(s) : Wiley Magee
DEFENDANT(s) : Alexander Vass
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; Stafford
REMARK(s) : Construction ref. - log home 30 x 14 near Alum Springs
Lease agreement between Alexander Vass & John Mills - 1802 @
CITATION : Magee vs Vass / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-12
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STYLE : Marye vs Mooberry &c
PLAINTIFF(s) : James Marye
DEFENDANT(s) : Andrew Mooberry; James Stevenson; Laurence Slaughter
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Death ref. - Sally Marye, dau. of James Marye, died in 1786
d.s.p.
Death ref. - Susanna Marye, dau. of James Marye, died in 1782 d.s.p.
Deed - James Marye to daughter Lucy Marye - slaves - 1774 @
Deed - James Marye to daughter Sarah Marye - slaves - 1774 @
Deed - James Marye to daughter Susanna Marye - slaves - 1774 @
Marriage ref. - James Weir -mr- Lucy Marye, dau. of James Marye
Slaves - Lucy; Esther; Rachael; Sampson; Old Bott; Nancy
Slaves - Rose; Cloris; Marcus; Cato; David; Charlotte, dau. of Nancy.
Slaves - Toby; Jane; Will; Harry; Moll; Phillys; Patt, dau. of Jenney
Will - James Marye - Spotsylvania - 1780
CITATION : Marye vs Mooberry &c / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-66
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STYLE : Mason's Admr vs Spotswood
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Mason (admr.); Thompson Mason (admr.); John Mason
(admr.); Thomas Mason dec'd
DEFENDANT(s) : Alexander Spotswood; William C. Williams
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Bob; Harry; Jack; James; Gabril; Will; Ben
CITATION : Mason's Admr vs Spotswood / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-14
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STYLE : Mason's admr. vs Spotswood
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Mason (admr.); John Mason (dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : Alexander Spotswood
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Slave - Tom - property of Alexander Spotswood
CITATION : Mason's admr. vs Spotswood / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-31
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STYLE : McAusland's adm. v Turner's adm.
COMMENT : Debt
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Drummond (admr.); Adam Darby (admr.); Humphrey
McCausland (dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : Reuben Turner (admr.); George Turner (dec'd)
DEPONENT(s) : William Lovell
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline; Fredericksburg; Orange; Culpeper; UK (London);
UK (Rippon); UK (Glasgow)
REMARK(s) : Construction - acct due Humphrey McAusland estate for nails -
1793
Deed T. - Joseph Richison, John Chiles &c to Robert Gilchrist - 1786
Shipping - Deed of trust to indemnify UK shipper
Slaves - Adam; Sam; George; Jacob; Peter; Michael; Tabathie; Isbel
Slaves - Betty; Tamer; Chaney; Sancho; Harry; James
CITATION : McAusland's adm. v Turner's adm. / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 572-87
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STYLE : Minor vs Graves &c
PLAINTIFF(s) : Lancelott Minor
DEFENDANT(s) : Thomas Graves; Philip Slaughter; William Burt
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Solomon; Sarah; John; Bill - property of Thomas Graves

CITATION : Minor vs Graves &c / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-59
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STYLE : Moffatt &c. vs Mortimer
COMMENT : Unlawful detention of slaves
PLAINTIFF(s) : Thomas Moffatt; Ann Maria Moffatt
DEFENDANT(s) : John Mortimer
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Marriage ref. - Thomas Moffatt -mr- Ann Maria Mortimer, dau. of
Charles
Slaves - William alias Will alias Billy; Dennis; Betty; Fanny
CITATION : Moffatt &c. vs Mortimer / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 572-76
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STYLE : Murdock &c vs Ficklin
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Cunningham & Co.; Peter Murdock; James Robinson;
John Hamilton
DEFENDANT(s) : John Starke (admr.); Martain Brown; Libby Brown; Rebecca
Brown; George Brown (dec'd)
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Walker; Seala - property of John Starke
CITATION : Murdock &c vs Ficklin / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-97
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STYLE : Norman vs Edrington
PLAINTIFF(s) : Edward Norman
DEFENDANT(s) : John C. Edrington
DEPONENT(s) : John C. Edrington; Susannah B. Conway
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford; GA
REMARK(s) : Guardianship - Hawkins Stone GO of infants of William B. Stone
dec'd
CITATION : Norman vs Edrington / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-2
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STYLE : Patton admor &c vs Moffatt
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert Patton (admr.); James Hunter (dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : Thomas Moffatt
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Blacksmith work by James Hunter's slaves
Forge - account for work at Rappahannock Forge - 1792-1801
CITATION : Patton admor &c vs Moffatt / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-3
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STYLE : [Pickett Pollard & Johnson vs Early]
PLAINTIFF(s) : Pickett Pollard & Johnson
DEFENDANT(s) : James Early; William Webb Jr.
PLACES MENTIONED : Orange
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Big Davy; Little Davy; Molly; Burgess - prop. of James
Early
CITATION : [Pickett Pollard & Johnson vs Early] / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-109
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STYLE : Ratien vs Goolsby
PLAINTIFF(s) : Richard Ratien
DEFENDANT(s) : Tarlton Goolsby; John Davison
PLACES MENTIONED : Louisa
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Tom; Billy - property of Tarlton Goolsby
CITATION : Ratien vs Goolsby / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-96
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STYLE : Richardson vs Turner
PLAINTIFF(s) : George Richardson
DEFENDANT(s) : Richard Turner
PLACES MENTIONED : King George
REMARK(s) : Mason - acct for masonary work by George Richardson - 1803
CITATION : Richardson vs Turner / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-82
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STYLE : Sarah vs Souther
COMMENT : Assault & battery
PLAINTIFF(s) : Sarah (FN)
DEFENDANT(s) : Jacob Souther
PLACES MENTIONED : Madison
REMARK(s) : FN - Sarah
CITATION : Sarah vs Souther / 1805? / CR-DC-L / 571-98
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STYLE : Sutton vs Sutton &c
PLAINTIFF(s) : Sarah Sutton
DEFENDANT(s) : Joseph Sutton; Stephen Sutton; Wilson Turner; George Gentry;
William Watkins
DEPONENT(s) : George Gentry; Stephen Sutton; Richard Austin
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - Dick - property of Mrs. Hurt
Slave - Milly - property of Sarah Sutton
Slave - Shadrack - property of Stephen Sutton
CITATION : Sutton vs Sutton &c / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-78
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STYLE : Sutton vs Sutton
PLAINTIFF(s) : Joseph Sutton
DEFENDANT(s) : Sarah Sutton
DEPONENT(s) : George Gentry; Richard Austin
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Tavern - Union Tavern - run by Joseph Sutton
CITATION : Sutton vs Sutton / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-79
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STYLE : Tanksersley vs Ship
PLAINTIFF(s) : George Tanksersley
DEFENDANT(s) : Richard Ship; Charles Ship
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - Randolph - property of Richard Ship
CITATION : Tanksersley vs Ship / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 570-100
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STYLE : Thornton &c vs Hollingsworths
PLAINTIFF(s) : Francis Thornton; Robert Dunbar
DEFENDANT(s) : John Hollingsworth; William Hollingsworth
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford; Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Stone - carrying away dirt and stone of the plaintiffs'
CITATION : Thornton &c vs Hollingsworths / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-62
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STYLE : Thornton vs Winchester
PLAINTIFF(s) : Francis Thornton
DEFENDANT(s) : Stephen Winchester
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Mill - dam across south fork of the Rappahannock for
Winchester's mill
Mill refs. - Fall Mills (tubb mills)
Stone - carrying away dirt and stone of the plaintiff's
Tract ref. - Thorntons - stone wall built by Winchester
Tract ref. - island formerly called Mortimer's Island
CITATION : Thornton vs Winchester / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-138
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STYLE : Tod vs Mortimer
PLAINTIFF(s) : George T. Tod
DEFENDANT(s) : John Mortimer; Robert S. Chew
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Ben; Will; Dennis; Sancho; Tom; Jacob - prop. of John
Mortimer
CITATION : Tod vs Mortimer / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 569-23
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STYLE : Underwood & Coffer Petition for Supers. [Underwood vs Underwood]
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert Underwood; Joel Coffer
DEFENDANT(s) : Guideon Underwood
PLACES MENTIONED : Madison; GA
REMARK(s) : FN - slave Job emancipated by Nathan Underwood's will
Slaves - Diner; Annica; Peg & child Bet - property of Nathan Underwood
Slaves - Rachel and her children Lewis, Dafney & Abram
Will - Nathan Underwood - Madison - 1801/1804
CITATION : Underwood & Coffer Petition for Supers. [Underwood vs Underwood]
/ 1805 / CR-DC-L / 567-87
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STYLE : Wellford vs Curtis
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert Wellford
DEFENDANT(s) : Chichester Curtis
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Carriage - contract for work on a Park Phaeton made by
Chichester Curtis
Trees - size of trees cut down (oaks, hickory, elm)
CITATION : Wellford vs Curtis / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-94
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STYLE : White vs Urquhart
PLAINTIFF(s) : Thomas White
DEFENDANT(s) : Charles Urquhart
PLACES MENTIONED : Orange
REMARK(s) : Mill ref. - Germanna Mills
CITATION : White vs Urquhart / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-105
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STYLE : Wigginton Assee vs Hooe &c
PLAINTIFF(s) : Seth B. Wigginton (assignee of Walker Tomlin)
DEFENDANT(s) : William Hooe Jr.; John S. Massey
PLACES MENTIONED : King George
REMARK(s) : Slave - Tom - property of William Hooe
CITATION : Wigginton Assee vs Hooe &e &e &c / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-93
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STYLE : Winchester Howard & Co. vs Ballard
PLAINTIFF(s) : Winchester Howard & Co.; Stephen Winchester; Joshua Howard;
Richard Winchester
DEFENDANT(s) : Charles Ballard
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; Stafford
REMARK(s) : Mill - Winchester's mill dam broken down
Tract ref. - Mortimer's Island
CITATION : Winchester Howard & Co. vs Ballard / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 569-19
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STYLE : Winchester &c vs Robinson
PLAINTIFF(s) : Winchester Howard & Co.; Stephen Winchester; Joshua Howard;
Richard Winchester
DEFENDANT(s) : James Robinson
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Mill ref. - Fall Mills run by Thornton & Dunbar
Mills - controversy over available water power
Tract ref. - Mortimer's Island
CITATION : Winchester &c vs Robinson / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 569-5
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STYLE : Winchester &c vs Thornton
PLAINTIFF(s) : Winchester Howard & Co.; Stephen Winchester; Joshua Howard;
Richard Winchester
DEFENDANT(s) : Francis Thornton
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; Stafford
REMARK(s) : Mill dam no higher than 2 feet above the average bed of the
river
Mill dam of Winchester Howard & Co. partially pulled down - 1803
Mills of Thornton & Dunbar - tubb mills
Tract ref. - island formerly called Mortimer's Island
CITATION : Winchester &c vs Thornton / 1805 / CR-DC-L / 568-101
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STYLE : Calhoun & Lammot vs E. Edrington
COMMENT : Debt on a note.
PLAINTIFF(s) : James Calhoun; Daniel Lammot Jr. (assignees of Christopher
Edrington)
DEFENDANT(s) : Edmund Edrington
PLACES MENTIONED : King George (Boyd's Hole)
REMARK(s) : Tract ref. - Mattox Bridge
CITATION : Calhoun & Lammot vs E. Edrington / 1805 / CR-DC-O / 523-56
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STYLE : Calhoun & Lamott vs E. Edrington
COMMENT : Debt on a note.
PLAINTIFF(s) : James Calhoun; Daniel Lamot Jr. (assignees of Christopher
Edrington)
DEFENDANT(s) : Edmund Edrington
PLACES MENTIONED : King George (Boyd's Hole)
REMARK(s) : Tract ref. - Mattox Bridge
CITATION : Calhoun & Lamott vs E. Edrington / 1805 / CR-DC-O / 523-55
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STYLE : An Indictment against Alexander Burke for Murder
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : Alexander Burke
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Death - Jonathan Garrott died 22 December 1804
CITATION : An Indictment against Alexander Burke for Murder / 1805 /
CR-DC-R / 567-107
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STYLE : An Indictment agst Wm. Haney for Felony
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : William Haney
DEPONENT(s) : Samuel Mason; Linsfield Penny; Samuel Faulconer; John Chevis
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Assault on Linsfield Jones
CITATION : An Indictment agst Wm. Haney for Felony / 1805 / CR-DC-R /
569-67
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STYLE : An Indictment agst Allan Jones for Murder
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : Allen Jones
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Death - James Waugh killed 8 April 1805
Pardon - Allen Jones - 4 May 1805 - /s/ John Page @
CITATION : An Indictment agst Allan Jones for Murder / 1805 / CR-DC-R /
568-40
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STYLE : An Indictment against Azariah Lansley for Larceny
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : Azariah Lansley (alias John Graham)
DEPONENT(s) : John Napier; John Smith; Thomas Mathews; John Mathews
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Slave - Davy - property of John Smith
CITATION : A: An Indictment against Azariah Lansley for Larceny / 1805 /
CR-DC-R / 568-42
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STYLE : An Indictment agt Robert Layton the elder, Robert Layton the
younger ...
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : Robert Layton the Elder; Nancy Layton the elder; Nancy
Layton the younger; Robert Layton the younger
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Arson - set fire on and about Catharine Gaines
CITATION : An Indictment agt Robert Layton the elder, Robert Layton the
younger ... / 1805 / CR-DC-R / 568-106
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STYLE : An Indictment against Richard Pilcher for a Rape
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : Richard Pilcher
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford
REMARK(s) : Assault on Jane Sullivant alias Jane Shelkott, spinster
CITATION : An Indictment against Richard Pilcher for a Rape / 1805 /
CR-DC-R / 568-43
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STYLE : Indictment agst Joseph Porter junr. for an assault
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : Joseph Porter
PLACES MENTIONED : Orange; Madison
REMARK(s) : Death ref. - abated Apl 1805 by death of Joseph Porter
CITATION : Indictment agst Joseph Porter junr. for an assault / 1805 /
CR-DC-R / 567-110
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STYLE : An Indictment against William Stratton for Murder
PLAINTIFF(s) : Commonwealth
DEFENDANT(s) : William Stratton
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Death - Benoni Stratton died 27 January 1805
CITATION : An Indictment against William Stratton for Murder / 1805 /
CR-DC-R / 567-91
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STYLE : Moffatt vs Norwood
COMMENT : Unlawful detention of slaves.
PLAINTIFF(s) : Thomas Moffatt
DEFENDANT(s) : Joseph Norwood
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Archibald; Dinah & unnamed infant child
CITATION : Moffatt vs Norwood / 1805 / CR-DC-S / 571-159
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STYLE : Barton vs Price Cashr. [Barton vs Mutual Assurance Society]
PLAINTIFF(s) : Seth Barton
DEFENDANT(s) : William Price (Cashier General); Mutual Assurance Society ;
Mutual Assurance Society
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Insurance on property sold to Seth Barton by John James Maund
CITATION : Barton vs Price Cashr. [Barton vs Mutual Assurance Society] /
1805 / CR-DC-V / 569-11
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STYLE : Cary vs Cooke
PLAINTIFF(s) : Roger Cary
DEFENDANT(s) : Adam Cooke
PLACES MENTIONED : Fredericksburg
REMARK(s) : Commerce - Tobacco & salt trade
CITATION : Cary vs Cooke / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 568-125
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STYLE : Coleman vs Winston
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert S. Coleman
DEFENDANT(s) : Edward Winston
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania
REMARK(s) : Slave - Beck, Negro woman, home servant & cook - prop. of
Edward Winston
CITATION : Coleman vs Winston / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 568-58
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STYLE : Elliotts Admr. vs Elliott
PLAINTIFF(s) : Thomas Noel (admr.); Caleb Elliott (dec'd)
DEFENDANT(s) : William Elliott
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline; Essex; KY
REMARK(s) : Slaves - Lewis; Reuben; Hannah; Isabell & her child Malinda
Will - Caleb Elliott - Essex - 1789/1796
CITATION : Elliotts Admr. vs Elliott / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 569-18
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STYLE : Heth assee vs Rodgers
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Heth (assignee of Brett Randolph)
DEFENDANT(s) : John Rodgers; John Tippett
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Slave - Liverpool - man servant - property of Brett Reynolds
CITATION : Heth assee vs Rodgers / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 570-47
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STYLE : Lewis vs Comwlth
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert Lewis
DEFENDANT(s) : Commonwealth
PLACES MENTIONED : Stafford; Northumberland; PA (Philadelphia); Bath;
Berkley; Fauquier
REMARK(s) : Deed (extract) - James Harvey to John Hawkins - Stafford - 1711

Deed - James Harvey & John Hawkins to John Johnson - Stafford - 1714
Deed - James Harvey to John Hawkins - Stafford - 1711
Deed - John Hawkins to Richard Hewes - Lancaster - 1712
Grant - Northern Neck to James Harvey - 600 ac. on Accakeek Run - 1709
Letter from George Washington to Robert Lewis - 1794 @
Will - John Johnson - Northumberland - 1720
Will - Mary Washington - Fredericksburg - 1788/1789
Will - Richard Hues - Northumberland - 1712/1713
CITATION : Lewis vs Comwlth / 1805? / CR-DC-V / 569-1
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STYLE : Martin vs Beverley
PLAINTIFF(s) : George Martin
DEFENDANT(s) : Carter Beverley; Benjamin Norman
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Mill - land condemned for building a mill
CITATION : Martin vs Beverley / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 568-73
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STYLE : Parker vs Sale
PLAINTIFF(s) : Robert Parker; Benjamin Vawter
DEFENDANT(s) : William Sale Jr. (assignee of James Miller & Co.)
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - Jack - property of Robert Parker
CITATION : Parker vs Sale / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 567-92
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STYLE : Phillips vs Hume
PLAINTIFF(s) : Henry Phillips Jr.
DEFENDANT(s) : Charles Hume
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; MD (Baltimore); Stafford (Falmouth)
REMARK(s) : Ship - schooner Experiment - Henry Phillips Jr. owner / master
Shipping - between Baltimore & Falmouth
CITATION : Phillips vs Hume / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 569-15
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STYLE : Slaughter vs Mathesons Adr.
PLAINTIFF(s) : Thomas Slaughter Sr.; Thomas Slaughter Jr.; William Stern
DEFENDANT(s) : David Henderson (admr.); Alexander Duncan (admr.); John
Matheson (dec'd - assignee of Leonard George)
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - Peter - property of Thomas Slaughter
CITATION : Slaughter vs Mathesons Adr. / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 568-88
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STYLE : Stuart vs Sthreshley
PLAINTIFF(s) : William Stuart; Caleb Sale
DEFENDANT(s) : Robert B. Sthreshley
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - Ester - property of William Stuart
CITATION : Stuart vs Sthreshley / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 568-25
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STYLE : Thatcher & Co. vs Thornton
PLAINTIFF(s) : Elisha Thacker & Co.
DEFENDANT(s) : Charles Thornton; Henry F. Thornton
PLACES MENTIONED : Caroline
REMARK(s) : Slave - Simon; Jenny - property of Charles Thornton
CITATION : Thatcher & Co. vs Thornton / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 567-93
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STYLE : Walker vs Alcock
PLAINTIFF(s) : Alexander Walker
DEFENDANT(s) : John Alcock
DEPONENT(s) : Robert McKildoe
PLACES MENTIONED : Fredericksburg; City of Petersburg; Stafford (Falmouth)
REMARK(s) : Apprentice - Robert McKildoe to John Alcock - cabinet maker
Cabinet makers - John Alcock; Alexander Walker; Robert McKildoe
CITATION : Walker vs Alcock / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 569-30
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STYLE : Walton vs Sary Smith and John Smith
PLAINTIFF(s) : John B. Walton
DEFENDANT(s) : Cary Smith; Oswald Smith; James Smith
PLACES MENTIONED : Spotsylvania; Prince Edward
REMARK(s) : Guardian - John Smith GO Elizabeth Smith Walton, gdau. of
Oswald Smith
Guardian - John Smith GO Joseph Smith, orphan of Oswald Smith dec'd
Will - Oswald Smith - Spotsylvania - 1804 - forged ?
CITATION : Walton vs Sary Smith and John Smith / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 568-15
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STYLE : Zimerman vs Thornhill
PLAINTIFF(s) : Reuben Zimerman; George Tebbs
DEFENDANT(s) : Thomas Thornhill
PLACES MENTIONED : Culpeper
REMARK(s) : Slaves - George; Richard - property of Reuben Zimerman
CITATION : Zimerman vs Thornhill / 1805 / CR-DC-V / 568-21
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CR = Court Record

DC = District Court

L = Law action
O = Office Judgment
Q = Arbitration
R = Criminal action
S = Summons / Subpoena
U = Account
V = Appeal
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