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List of justices of Bedford County, 1770 July 26.

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A List of Justices in the Commission of the Peace for the County of Bedford John Phelps . . . Sworn Robert Ewings . . . Sworn Charles Talbot . . . Sworn William Mead . . . Sworn Samuel Hairston . . . Sworn Richard Stith . . . Sheriff Joseph Rentfro . . . Sworn Jeremiah Early . . . Sworn Francis Callaway . . . Sworn William Triggs . . . Sworn John Fitzpatrick . . . Sworn Thomas Watkins . . . Sworn Guy Smith . . . Sworn James Callaway . . . Sworn Charles Lynch . . . Sworn Hugh Challis . . . Sworn but since remov'd to Pitsylva[nia?] Francis Thorp . . . Sworn Joel Meador . . . Refuses to Quallify John Pate . . . Deceased At a Court Continued and Held for Bedford County July 26th 1770 Present John Phelps, Jeremiah Early, Robert Ewings, William Triggs, Charles Talbot, John FitzPatrick, William Mead, Thomas Watkins, Samuel Hairston, Guy Smith, & James Callaway & Charles Lynch } Gentlemen [Justices?] [John?]