Saturday, June 30, 2007

Bath County North Carolina

William L. Saunders, Secretary of State, collector and editor, Colonial Records of North Carolina, Vol. II 1713 - 1728, published 1886, 547 - 548

Case against Mary Cotton, spinster, on 20th day of November 1723, in Bath Town in County of Bath in province of North Carolina, found guilty of petty larceny of goods the property of Roger Kenyon. On the Petition of Elizabeth Langford, Eleanor Clarke, Edward Harrington and Martha Morris for attendance and as evidences for the King it is order that Mary Cotton pay for three days attendance at half of crown per day for four days for travelling at 20 pence per day and 10 shilling ferrying each in all 24 shilling and 2 pence each.