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FIRST CONSTABLES OF PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY
JUNE 3 1691
1. THOMAS WALKER FOR BLACKWATER
2. SOLOMON WHITE FOR KNOTTS ISLAND AND CURRITUCK TO NARVIS CREEK?
3. LAWRENCE DAWN FOR THE EASTERN SHORE OF LYNNHAVEN
4. HENRY WALFTONE? FOR THE EASTWARD SIDE OF THE WESTERN SHORE **********
5.JOSEPH GOOD EVE? FOR THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE WESTERN DOWN THE LITTLE CREEK IN THIS COUNTY.
FIRST JUDGES?????? SAYS MINISTERS OF THE PEACE
1. MALACHY THURSTON
2. MR. WILLIAM CORNICK
3. MR. BONNEY BURROUGH
4. MR. JOHN LANDFORD
5. MR. ARGALL THOROWGOOD
6. MR. FRANCIS MORSE
7. EVAN JONES
8. MR. HENRY WOODHOUSE
IT’S A COUNCIL HELD AT JAMES CITY MAY 18TH 1691.
Gentlemen, and honor the LT. Governor and Council
IN regards to marriage license on consideration of the laws directing how licenses for marriages issue and finding that by long being disputed to assent license for marriage that due cost provided by law for obtaining them has not been taken. His honor the LT. GOVERNOR is pleased with the council to order and to the end all due care may be taken for avoiding any abuse therein for the future. It is hereby ordered that (?) perform whosoever upon any pretence presume to grant any marriage licenses except the first in concession of the peace of that county where the maid her parents or her guardian dwells who is not to grant the same without a certificate from the clerk of the court of that county as the law directs and it is ordered that the clerks of the county clerk do take care to act there in according to law and yearly the third of October gentleman court where in the act therein the names and of the security office there to be recorded.