(1-4) Philip Enoch qualified Attorney-at-Law.
(6) James Poage qualified Justice.
(8-13) Death of John Poage abates suit.
(21) Thomas Waddle qualified Ensign
in the First Regiment.
(35-40) Thomas Rogers--no inhabitant
of this State.
(40) William Wilson and Luke Barret allowed to sue in forma pauperis.
(44-45) James Hamilton to receive
£10 for pension for 1788.
(45) William McCormack to be bound to John Hunter, and William Porter, orphan, aged 14 last January, and Henry Blackmore to be bound.
(45) Merchants licensed, viz: Robert Stuart, Robert McDowell, Robert McCullough, Robert Aistrop, Robert Gamble, William McDowell, Hugh McDowell.
(47-48) Timothy McNamara to be paid
£10, his pension for 1788.
(48) John Poage qualified surveyor.
(50) James Brown, formerly bound to Samuel Armstrong, now deceased, to be bound to Andrew Cutler, by consent of Wm. Armstrong, executor of Samuel Brown--is to have six months' schooling, freedom dues, and learn the art, trade and mystery of a saddler.
(51) Alexander Martin to be paid £16, his pension for 1788.
(52) Robert Kirk recommended Captain of a troop of Cavalry in First Regiment; William Forbes as Lieutenant, and John McDowell as Cornet; Oliver McCoy, as Captain of troop of Cavalry in Second Regiment, and John Berry as Lieutenant.
(52) Tax on William Bowyer's house and lot in Staunton is fixed for 1787 at the yearly rate of £25, and for 1788, £20.
(53) Richard Burns exempted from levy for his son Richard, who is subject to the Falling Sickness.
(53) Tax on Michael Bowyer's house and lot in Staunton fixed as for William above at £14 and £11, respectively. Same of Alex. St. Clair, for 1787, £30.
(53) Continued until 3d Tuesday in May next.
(54) Thomas and John Wells.
(81) John Yeager to be paid his
pension for 1788--£15.
(88) Called Court on Thomas York, of Botetourt, for larceny--15 lashes.
(89) Called Court on William Eyers for receiving stolen goods--30 lashes.
(93) William Young, Sr., exempted
(93) Robert McClenachan, orphan of Robert McClenachan, chose Alexander McClenachan his guardian.
(95) Isabella Abney, executrix of John Abney, deceased, who was one of the executors of John McDonagh, deceased.
(97) James Brown, orphan of Thomas Brown, deceased, aged 14 years or upwards, chose Alex. St. Clair his guardian.
(97) John Murphy appointed guardian of John and Nancy Murphy, orphans of William Murphy.
(98) Elizabeth Jones, aged 4 in March last, and John Ruffhead, son of Margaret Ruffhead, to be bound out.
(98) Sheriff to sell the old Court House, the purchaser to remove the house, fill up the cellar and clear the street.
(99) Jacob Grass's will partly
(101) Robert Gray, an orphan, to be bound to George Harding.
(101) Jane McCommus, aged 11 years, to be bound out.
(103) Alexander St. Clair appointed to keep the standard of weights and measures. Robert McClenachan, the former Seal Master, to deliver to him.
(104) George Moffet, et als.,
took oath required by Congress, pursuant to Article VI,
Constitution, United States.
(112) Alexander McClenachan, et
als., took oath required by Congress, pursuant to Article
VI, Constitution, United States.
(116-118) James Poage reported an
(127) James Williamson is about to
(133-137) Mary Hempenstall, late Mary Wilson, executrix of Samuel Wilson.
(137) Andrew Erwin qualified Lieutenant.
(137) Samuel Blackmore, orphan, to be bound.
(138) Elizabeth Ross, orphan, aged 11 years and 3 weeks the 3d instant, to be bound to Robert Craig.
(138) It is certified that Mr. John Hall has resided in this County from his infancy and is a person of honesty, probity and good demeanor. John Hall qualified Deputy Clerk.
(140) Called Court on Patrick Finley,
charged with larceny--39 lashes.
(141-142) Viewers to examine the new
Court House and report whether it is to be accepted.
(142) Elisabeth Holland, an orphan to be bound.
(142) Estate of Jacob Syler c. t. a. granted--the widow Dorothy refusing.
(142) David Greiner, orphan of David Greiner, chose Anthony Mustoe guardian.
(142) John Slaven to be exempted from County levy.
(144) James Peary is granted a commission to take the privy examination of Nancy, the wife of John Kelly, as to dower.
(145) Rachel, wife of John Christian, relinquishes dower in deed to James Moffet.
(147) Robert Jouet and Theodosius
Hansford qualified to practice attorneys.
(149) Henry Hall's death abates suit.
(152-153) Presentment vs. Samuel
Carlyle abates by his death.
(154) Thomas Nail, Thomas Nail, and David Nail--witnesses.
(156-164) Stophel Owe, witness 45
(167-168) Henry Hall's death abates
(168) Adam Stephenson's death abates suit.
(176) Sheriff ordered to sell the old Court House and an old house on the prison lot, near the jailor's house, the purchaser being required to remove them as soon as possible--the ground around the new Court House to be leveled, and posted with locust posts or chains in such manner as the Commissioners shall direct. Robert Gamble, James F. Cocke, Robt. Douthat and Michael Bowyer appointed Commissioners.
(177) William Hind, administrator of John Hind, lives in Kentucky.
(177-178) Thomas Gillaspie's will
presented and witnesses summoned to prove it.
(178) Cornelius Brown, an orphan, to be bound out.
(178) John Brownlee, Sr., summoned to show cause why the order to bind Elizabeth Holland, alias Hallingsworth, shall not be rescinded on the motion of Margaret Hallingsworth.
(180) County levy--181--to William Bowyer, Anthony Mustoe and Wm. Chambers, for alterations and additions in building the Court House, the Commissioners appointed having reported that the said building is completely furnished--£45.
(181) David Finley is appointed guardian of John Trimble, orphan of Joseph Trimble.
(182-184) Michael Bowyer is appointed
guardian of Henry Hall, orphan of Henry Hall, deceased, for the
express purpose of binding said Henry to George Harding, to learn
(185) Francis Mahan, soil of John Mahan, aged 3 years and 2 months, to be bound.
(185) County levy continued.
(186) Credit by an old Court House, sold to Anthony Mustoe for £3, 17/2. 2,742 tithables at 2 shillings.
(181) Called Court on Thos. Clifford
(Clifton), larceny.--Not guilty.
(188-189) Admn. c. t. a. of John
George Weaver granted the relict, Christiana Weaver, and John
(191) James Steel qualified Sheriff.
(193) Admn. de bonis non of Andrew Duncan granted James Brownlee.
(197) A compact of 61 inhabitants of
Staunton, forming a fire company, is ordered recorded.
(197) Edward Day exempted from County levy.
(198) William Dinwoody and John Berry recommended Captains of the 2d Regiment; Leonard Wade and Robert Givens, for Lieutenants; William Stevens and Mathias Benson, for Ensigns.
(199) Thomas and Nancy Smith to be bound.
(203-204) William Hunter, apprentice of John Price.
(206) Hugh Holmes admitted to
practice in this Court.
(231) Benijah Thompson, James
McKibben, John Keys, Thomas McCullock and John Redpath--no
(233) Commission for deposition of Robert McClenachan, aged and infirm witness.
(235) Since 20th October, 1789 (page 141, supra), the instruments
"Indentures" and "Deeds" have been recorded.
(237) Walter Kenady, an orphan, to be bound.
(239) Order to bind Wm. Foster to Wm. Moffett rescinded.
(241) John Clements, as Lieutenant, and Benj. Kennedey, as Ensign-- recommended in 1st Regiment.
(241) Andrew Hamilton, William Lockridge and John Carlile exempted from working on roads on account of great age.
(242) Robert Hall and Samuel Shannon, witnesses to the will of Joseph Maze, are residents of Kentucky, and their depositions to be taken.
(243) William Hutcheson exempted from payment of County levy on account of age and infirmity.
(243) Peter Heiskell appointed seal master, vice Alexr. St. Clair, who refuses.
(244) Thomas Smith's death abates
(245) James Divier's death abates suit.
(245) Robert Garland, James Allen, and James Brooks qualified to practice as attorneys.
(255) Robert Cockran resides in
Kentucky, and deposition to be taken.
(258) John and Jeremiah Warder, no inhabitants.
(261) Death of John Abney and Thomas
Smith, executors of John McDonagh abates suit.
(262) Alexr. McNutt, no inhabitant.
(268) John Rankin's death abates suit.
(276-277) Francis Huff's will partly proved.
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