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CLEMENT  Genealogy -
William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants

Court Order Book 2, 1746 - 1751
Amelia County, VA
Transcript by Joan Rutter, 29 December 2000, posted here by permission

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Page 338 - 25 July 1751
MEMORANDUM That a Commission of peace from the Honourable Lewis Burwell Esqr. his Majesty's president and commander in Chief of this his Colony and Dominion of Virginia, directed to Charles Irby, Richard Booker, John Burton, John Nash Abraham Green Thomas Tabb William Watson George Walker, Abraham Cock William Clement Samll Terry William Archer Hezekiah Ford William Booker and Wood Jones Gentlemen was this twenty fifth day of July one thousand Seven hundred fifty one Received and the Same being read with the Didemus also and thereupon as was directed Abraham Cock and William Clement Administered the Oaths Appointed by Law to be taken to Charles Irby who took the Same and read and subscribed the test and then took the Oath of Justice of peace and then took the Oath of Justice in chancery and having So Don the said Charles Irby administered the Oaths appointed by Law to be taken to Richard Booker, Abraham Green, Thomas Tabb, Abraham Cocke William Clement Samuel Terry William Archer William Booker and Wood Jones who also Read and Subscribed the test after which they took the Oath of a Justice of peace and the Oath of a Justice in chancery and then Severally took there places upon the bench.

[Note: dedimus potestatum: a commission, usually temporary, granted to take testimony or to perform acts in behalf of the court]

Page 343 - July Court 1751
Ford Suv Road
Hezekiah Ford Gent. is appointed Survey of the Road from the Causey of Fergusons Bridge to Mr. Clements



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