No Binding. Good. 11 documents and papers, approximately 40 pages, some concerning Col. James Paine, all appearing to concern Warren County Court, Warren County, North Carolina, dated 9 November 1790 to 11 November 1820. The group of materials includes accounts of Col. James Paine with a local merchant, and other documents related to his capacity as sheriff and justice of Warren County. The other items are legal documents, which while not mentioning Paine, likely involved his duties as county sheriff and justice. The collection includes the following documents: Bail bond for Thomas Swinny and Matthew Marshal, binding them to Sheriff, James Paine, dated 9 November 1790. 2 manuscript pages 20 folio manuscript pages, of accounts of Col. James Paine with James Frame & Co., late merchant of Warren County, North Carolina, for the period of 8 April 1794 to 9 June 1804, totaling sixty six pounds, fourteen shillings, and two pence half penny Virginia currency, dated 9 November 1805, and signed by Alex Brown. This appears to be a compilation from the original account books of Frame & Co. 8 folio manuscript pages of accounts of Col. James Paine with James Frame & Co., dated 1 September 1799 to 26 May 1804. This item looks more like a section of Frame & Co.'s ledger, as it has details the above accounting does not have. 2 manuscript pages, dated Hillsboro, 15 May 1792, signed by W. Watters, addressed to Colonel Philemon Hawkins, concerns a "suit in equity" being "Williams vs. Laine." 1 manuscript deposition of Jacob Riggin, in the suit of Daniel Bell, administrator of Mary Bell, dec'd, against Daniel Pegram & Elizabeth [Zanes], administrator of Henry Zanes, dec'd, in the County Court of Warren County, North Carolina, not dated, circa March 1802. Concerns a case involving Henry Zanes who, before he died, stated that: ".to the best of his remembrances in March 1802 that Dan'l Pegram & Henry Zanes met at Wm. Ragsdales to liberate a mullato slave named Phill (if the laws of the State would admit of it) & that Henry Zanes was to be the undertaker in the business & provided that he could not be liberated, this slave was to be hired out & the property therefore was to be equally divided between the said Daniel Pegram, Henry Zanes, & Mary Bell." 2 manuscript promissory notes, one dated 22 December 1803, signed by Joseph Tanner to Jacob Mordecai, the other dated 9 February 1804, concerning a note of Nathaniel Harrison to Nathan Bagley and John Hazard. 2 partially printed and manuscript page summonses, one issued to Justices George Nicholson and James Paine to have Jacob Riggs appear before the County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Warren County, North Carolina, for a case in dispute with Thos. Bell and others, dated 4 August 1805, signed M. Duke Johnson, the other issued to John Mackan Mery for the town of Petersburg, and Joel Hammon, alderman of said town, to summon George Magee to the County Court of Please and Quarter Sessions of Warren County, North Carolina, also signed by M. Duke Johnson, and dated 4 May 1806. 1 warrant (2 manuscript pages, 1 partially printed and manuscript page), issued and signed by D.B. Allen, J.P., Warren County, North Carolina, issued for the arrest of Solomon Cotton to answer to the complaint of Raleigh Myreck for the nonpayment of the sum of $50.00, dated 12 February 1820. 2 manuscript page summons, addressed to the Clerk of the County Court of Warren, dated 11 November 1820, and signed by Sheriff [Jos.] J. Hawkins and others, concerning the summons of a jury to deal with laying out a road. Warren County, North Carolina The North Carolina counties of Warren and Franklin were formed in 1779 from Bute County which had been established in 1764. For several years the inhabitants of Bute had longed for a division of the county because of the hardships of fulfilling civil duties from (Inventory #: 030108)
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