“Nicholas Ware late of Rappa Hannock in Virginia, deceased. Renunciation of administration of estate August 1662 by Anne Ware, relict.
Court Act Book [PCC. Admon Act Book
for year 1662 being lost.]
[Nicholas Ware lived in Rappahannock county. On January 3, 1661, a certificate was recorded in Rappahannock Court that Mr. Nicholas Ware, merchant, had that day signed a power of attorney to Mr. John Ware, of Rappahannock. There is also among the Rappahannock records a bond from Nicholas Ware, “now resident in Rappahannock county, in Virginia, merchant,” to John Vassnll, of Barbadoes. merchant, in the amount of 17,234 pounds of tobacco, to secure the payment by Ware to Vassall of 8,617 pounds of tobacco for four good negroes.]”
The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 12,1904, page 303