Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts: 1662-1667 (Google eBook)

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Essex Institute, 1913 - Court records
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Page 65 - Hampton record*. from the ringing the first bell, until the minister be ready to begin prayer with a paper on her head, written in capitall letters, (FOB TAKING A FALSE OATH IN COURT...
Page 289 - I giue vnto my two yonger sons John and Joseph my now dwellinge house with all the lande and meadow with all othr apurtenances therevnto belonginge after the decease of my wife they payinge as a legasie to my two...
Page 77 - Thomas & soe to pass from one to another yf hee that enjoyes it die without issue. To my daughter Elizabeth I Giue thirtie pounds at marriage in Corne & Cattell, & I doe appoint my sonne Thomas when he enjoyes his two thirds as abouesaid then to pay to 'my Daughter Elizabeth & in...
Page 435 - Joseph and Beniamen pope the House in which I now dwell together with the Land or farme on which it standeth with all the apurtainances ther to belonging to them and to ther heirs foreuer thay to Inioy the same after ther mothers deceas : prouided and it is my will that thay shall pay to my two yongest sonns Enos and Samuell pope twenty pounds a peece within two years after thay shall Inioy the same the house and Land abouesaid to stand as security for the payment of the said Legase to my two yonger...
Page 17 - ... she, but her tender husband followed after clapping his hat sometimes between the whip and her back. The Quarterly Court record reads "her barbarous & inhuman goeing naked through the Towne is sentenced to be tied at a Carts tayle with her body naked downward to her wast & whipped from Mr. Gidneye's Gate till she come to her owne house, not exceeding 30 stripes & her mother Buffum & her sister Smith, that were abetted to her to be tyed on either side of her at the carts taile naked to their shifts...
Page 163 - John shall allow him ten pounds by the yeer for four yeers & then fifteen pound by the year for two yeers succeeding after Item concerning the fourscore pounds which is to be paid unto my son in law Franklyn's daughter, Elizabeth Franklyn, my...
Page 472 - Prescot should never cure him." These words were heard by others besides Abbot himself, who also heard her say she "would hold his nose as close to the grindstone as ever it was held since his name was Abbot.
Page 77 - William Browne Senior & Goodman Moulton to bee my overseers, to see this my will & testament pformed, & this I Leaue at my Last will and Testament. In witness wheareof I set to my hand.
Page 93 - But as yet canno' proceure anny of them But By the next shepping I hoape wee shall find out some way or other wheerby you shall haue sattisfacktion my sonn Ralph & my sonn Blaenny douth Intend if pleas god the Hue...
Page 163 - ... my eldest son, John Andrews my executor. Item, I give unto my wife Elizabeth Andrews forty pounds, & to John Griffin the son of Humfrey Griffin sixteen pounds to be paid unto him when he shall be twenty one years & if he shall dy before he comes to that age, it shall return to my two sonnes John & Thomas Andrews. Item, concerning my son Thomas Andrews my will is that he shall live with his brother John Andrews 3 years, two of which he...

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