Northumberland County, Virginia
Court Order Book 1699-1713
Part Two: 1706-1713
(transcribed by Charles and Virginia Hamrick, Athens, Georgia, New Iberian Publishing Company, 1999. Introductory numbers are item numbers used by the Hamricks, with the first number denoting the original page on which the reference appeared and the second number denoting the item on that page.)
13 May 1709
577/5: "Robert Reves and Thomas Hobson Confesses Judgment to Katharine Palmer Widow Surviving Administratrix of Peter Cantanceau Gent. deceased, Jointly and separately for the payment of Nine hundred and Sixty pounds of Tobacco due for goods purchased at outcry belonging to the said Mr. Cantanceau his Estate and Ordered they pay the same unto the said Katharine with Costs alias Execution."
22 July 1709
596/6: "Robert Reeves enters Mr. George Eskridge his Attorney."
22 September 1709
627/8: "Robert Reeves against Edward Sanders, Thomas Webb and Sarah Dickinson Executrix of the Last Will and TEstament of John Webb deceased Special' Imparlance."
15 March 1710
645/3: "Judgment is granted John Reeves against the Estate of John Carnegie Gent. late of this County decesed for the payment of One thousand pounds of Tobacco due upon balance of Accounts regulated And Sworn to in Court And Ordered that Col. Joseph Ball Administrator of the said deceased pay the said sum of One thousand pounds of Tobacco unto the said Reeves out of the said Deceased's Estate with Costs alias Execution."
17 May 1710
657/8: "Mr. Rodham Neale, Mr. Vincent Garner, Robert Reeves, William Warwick, and James Oldam, and four of them are by the Court appointed to meet at the house of John Boaz late deceased sometime before the next Court and being First Sworn by the next Justice Appraise the said Deceased's Estte And Ordered that Elizabeth Boaz Administratrix of the said deceased Exhibit an Inventory thereof to the next Court upon Oath."
22 June 1710
669/7: "Judgment is grnated Robert Reeves against the Estate of John Webb deceased In the hands of Capt. Edward Sanders, Thomas Webb, and Sarah Dickinson Executors of the said deceased for four hundred thirty Six pounds of Tobacco by Account regulated and Sworn to in Court and Ordered that the said Capt. Edward Sanders, Thomas Webb, and Sarah Dickinson Executors as aforesaid pay the said sum of Four hundred thirty Six pounds of Tobacco unto the said Reeves out of the said Deceased's Estate with Costs alias Execution."
17 August 1710
691/7: "Patrick Quiffe Lessee of Joseph Ball Plaintiff Richard Haynie Defendant in Ejectment to which the Denfendant pleaded not Guilty upon which a Jury was appointed to try the matter who (viz.) John Bently, John Lyon, Robert Davis, David Spence, Thomas Dameron, Francis Vanlandegham, Robert Reeves, Christopher Newton, John Hill, William Coppadge, Thomas Hayes, and Edward Fielding Sworn to try the Issue...."
21 September 1710
704/1: "Patrick Quiffe Complains against John Williams in a Plea of Trespass and Ejectment....A Jury was Impaneled...Robert Reeves..."
21 March 1711
709/6: "Upon the Moton of Martha Garner, Parrish James and Benjamin Garner Executors of Vincent Garner deceased Mr. David Straughan, Capt. Richard Hews, Mr. Rodham Neale, Robert Reeves and Francis Vanlandegham and Four of them are by the Court appointed to meet sometime before the next Court and being Sworn Appraise the Estate of Vincent Garner deceased and Ordered that his said Executors Exhibit a true and perfect Inventory thereof to the next Court upon their Oaths."
17 May 1711
726/27: "Thomas Thorne against William Mason — Rob-t Reeves against Jonathan Eaton Dismissed."
19 June 1713
830/16: "It is ordered that James Garner be Overseer of the highways and with the assistance of William Lewis, Ms. Martha Garner, Richard Rice, William Grinsted, Ms. Sarah Dickinson, Enoch Hill, John Allen, Robert Reeves, Richard Sims, Richard Oldam, Thomas Ashburn, Peter Grinsted, Zechariah SAnders, Robert Harrison, John Dunaway, John Harvie, and Adam Grinsted before the next court well Clear the roads within his limits according to Law..."
15 July 1713
831/8: "Edward Barns's Deed and Vincent Garner's Deed to Robert Reeves were presented into this Court And the book of records wherein they were recorded being burned with the Office on the said Reeves' motion they are again admitted to record."