Warnings,1737-1788 (Google eBook)

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Page 3 - ... warned out" and their names returned to the Court of Quarter Sessions, would be considered as inhabitants of such towns, and this act was practically in force through the Provincial Period, In accordance with these provisions the towns issuing...
Page 3 - In accordance with these provisions the towns issuing warnings against new comers, and recording the names with the Court, were relieved from liability of their support, throwing the same upon the towns from which they came, if they proved to be improvident and worthless ; and this action not only included that class of persons, but also those in every way responsible.
Page 3 - Bay, taking action on this subject, ordered " that no toune or pson shall receiue any stranger, resorting hither with intent to reside in this iurisdiction, nor shall alow any lot or habitation to any or intertaine any such aboue three weeks except such pson shall have alowance under the hands of some one of the counsell or of two other of the majestrates.
Page 4 - ... that class of persons, but also those in every way responsible. In some towns a large proportion of its inhabitants, many of whom became prominent citizens, appears in the list of persons warned ; and the fact that a family were warned to leave town is not to be considered as indicating that they were paupers or even in indigent circumstances. It is true that some were in this condition, but very many were not.
Page 15 - Douglas - 2 Jan. 1776. SMITH, Ebenezer, wife Bethiah, Ch. Sarah, Patience, Lewis, Abel, Bethiah Gansey and her child, Ezekiel Johnson? Note: from the introduction - same book." . . . By an act in 1692/3 strangers entertained in any town for the space of three months and not "warned out...

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