Two found guilty of council

Halifax Court Report

Halifax County, NC - Apprenticeship, Other Entries, 1847-1865 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Halifax County Minutes, County Court, 1847-1865 Microfilm C.047.30003 North Carolina State Archives I have extracted and transcribed all of the Apprenticeship entries as well as a few other cases of interest found in these Court Minutes as listed below. Much of this microfilm is in extremely poor condition and is greatly faded in many places, but I believe I have managed to decipher the majority of the writing, with the exceptions stated below with question marks and/or my notes indicating a problem with the script. Notes in square brackets are mine. DW February Term 1847-Administrations Administration upon Estate of Solomon HAWKINS granted to Isham MATTHEWS Jr., bond One Thousand Dollars [$1000] with Benj. JOHNSTON and J.[or I] C. NICHOLSON securities. Court Docket- February 1847 #28- Fanny HAWKINS to the Court prayer granted, commissioner appointed, order issd to comers. Court Docket -May Term 1847 #45 Fanny HAWKINS to the Court, Report returned and confirmed judgment vs administrator for cash. August Court 1847 - Apprenticeships Ordered by the Court that Lucy HARRIS a free girl of colour be bound to Stephen BURROWS The said Stephen BURROWS comes into Court and enters into bond with W.B. POWELL and J.J. ANDERSON, securities. Ordered by the Court that Saphronia SCOTT a coloured girl be bound to Matthew WELDON, Mary SCOTT the mother of the said Saphronia assenting thereto and that he enter into bond with security as required by law, whereupon the said Matthew entered into bond with satisfactory security Bond issd filed. Ordered by the Court that Nicholas a coloured boy child of Lucy JONES be bound unto Arther PENDER he giving bond with security whereupon the said Arthur entered into bond with and filed security Bond issd and filed. February Court Docket 1848 It is ordered by the Court #34 Fanny HAWKINS allowed to get her dower portion of Estate. Court Minutes Docket, May 1848 Ordered by the Court that the children of Ann PETERS viz Jas PETERS Isham PETERS and two other children of the said Ann PETERS whose names are unknown be brought to the next Term of this Court and that the Sheriff be directed to procure their attendance. Also that notice issued to the said Ann PETERS to appear at the said next Term of this Court to show cause why her children aforesaid should not be bound out. Ordered that the following Free Persons of colour have license to carry and use a shotgun for twelve months next ensuing viz: Joseph ARCHER Ambrose HAWKINS...

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