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1805, John Harrold of Wythe County, VA

Added 6 May 2015

10 Sep 1805

Grand Jury presented overseer of the road from James Crockett’s to the ford of Reed Creek at Robert Grimes’ [Graham’s] for not keeping the same repaired; also the overseer of the road from Jacob Stealy’s [Staley’s) to Michael Wenrick’s [Venrick’s] for not keeping the same in repair; George Wampler, Sr., for selling Cyder Royal by retail without a license, one quart to Adam Kettering and one quart to Peter Nave, at his house by the knowledge of Adam Kettering and Peter Nave; Martin Miller, same whiskey one-half pint to Peter Nave; Erhart Zimmerman for selling by retail whiskey and brandy without license, one-half pint whiskey to Benjamin Smith on the 10th instant and ½ pint brandy to John Harrold, the 10th instant at his own house by knowledge of Willson Davis, and Benjn. Smith; James Smith and Benj. Alderson for unlawful gaming by playing cards at the house of Randal Fugate in Wythe, Sept. 1, 1805 by the testimony of Reuben Ross and Thomas Herbert.

Source: Abstracts of Court Orders of Wythe County, Virginia, 1790-1791; 1795-1810, Volume 1, by Mary B. Kegley, 1996, pp. 126, 127.

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