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Order, March 21, 1716, issued by Robert Carter and James Blair as judges of the General Court in chancery
Order, March 21, 1716, issued by Robert Carter and James Blair as judges of the General Court in chancery[abstract goes here]
Order, March 21, 1716, Issued by Robert Carter and James Blair
as Judges of the General Court in Chancery
the 21st Day of March 1716
Virginia etc. --
Robert Carter & James Blair Esquires two of the Judges of the General Court in
To William Ball
& Thomas Carter Gentlemen
Greeting We do by these presents Commissionate Authorize & Require you or
any three of you to cause to Appear before you all such persons as
& Charles Tayler & Martha his Wife shall
Nominate unto you & take their Depositions in a suit in Chancery
Depending the 1st. Day of the next General Court between the said
Walter Armes Complainant & Charles Taylor & Martha his Wife Respondents
on behalf of both Parties each party having lawful notice of
time & place of taking the same & all Depositions by y [ou]
taken you are together w. [ . . . ]
his Comission in Due tim [. . . ]
the Sevr. y's office herein you are not to fail Given u [nder our]
hands the 21st Day of March 1716 in the 3d. Year of [the reign]
of our Soverign Lord King George --
A Commission to Examine}
Wittnesses in the suit between}
Walter Armes Complainant & Charles }
Taylor & Martha his wife Respondents }
Source copy consulted:
Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Processioners' Returns, 1711-1783, and Wormeley Estate Papers, 1701-1710, 1716, Acc. 30126, Archives Research Services, Library of Virginia, Richmond, p. 181.
There is damage to the lower right margin of this document that has cut off the ends of several lines.
 William Ball (1686-1745) of "Millenbeck," Lancaster County, not far from "Corotoman," was a close friend of Carter's, a justice, burgess, and wealthy and powerful man. ( Nina Tracy Mann, "William Ball of Millenbeck," Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Magazinet
, 25(Dec. 1975), 2773-2779.
 John Turbervile (d. 1728) was a justice, burgess, and sheriff of Lancaster County. ( "Tithables in Lancaster Co., 1716." William and Mary Quarterly
1st. ser., 21[July 1912]: 106-11;
and "Turberville Family of VA,"
http://members.tripod.com/~Bonestwo/index-6.html, reviewed 10/31/2002
 Thomas Pinkard was sheriff of Lancaster County in 1710. (McIlwaine. Executive Journals of the Council. . . .
 Walter Armes's will was probated in Lancaster County February 12, 1717, and lists several plantations to be divided among his children, Walter, Daniel, and Hannah. ( Ida J. Lee. Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia, Wills, 1653-1800. [Greenville, SC, 2004. Reprint of the original 1959 edition.] p.3
This text added to the website October 28, 2009.