Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts: 1672-1674: 1672-1674 (Google eBook)

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Essex Institute, 1916 - Court records
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Page 104 - Haverhill lay in a house by himself contrary to the law of the country, whereby he is subject to much sin and iniquity, which ordinarily are the companions and consequences of a solitary life, it was ordered Oct.
Page 308 - Guardianship for her: I thinking that she had need of one that hath more experienc to oversee her and for other reasons I am very unwilling & doe desire that such a thing may not be proceeded in or Granted till Thomas Longhorne of...
Page 274 - No man's life shall be taken away, no man's honor or good name shall be stained, no man's person shall be arrested, restrained, banished, dismembered nor any ways punished ; no man shall be deprived of his wife or children, no man's goods or estate shall be taken away from him, nor any ways...
Page 334 - It appeared by the indenture that the son, of his own free will, and with the consent of his father, voluntarily bound himself apprentice to fi.
Page 378 - ... to dispose of all single persons and inmates within their Towns to service or otherwise and in pag. 16, tit. children & youth, It is required of the selectmen that they see that all youth under family Government be taught to read perfectly the english tongue, have knowledge in the capital laws, and be taught some orthodox catechism, and that they be brought up to some honest employment...
Page 363 - I make helen my wife my lawf ull executrix and to make use of all my estate to bring up our Children in the feare of the lord. Thirdly I make my son Raph my lawfull heire after his mothers decease but when he is Come to the age of twenty one yeares he is to...
Page 426 - ... just ground of vehement suspicion of her having had familiarity with the Devil," and got rid of the case by ordering her " to depart from and abide out of this jurisdiction." At a County Court, held at Salem, Nov. 24, 1674, a case was brought up, of which the following is all we know : — " Christopher Browne having reported that he had been treating or discoursing with one whom he apprehended to be the Devil, which came like a gentleman, in order to his binding himself to be a servant to him,...
Page 29 - ... sae mill : . . . I durst not Rid ouer the bridg but went about by John Putnams : & sine I was Riding to mill with a grist & durst not Rid ouer but went with my grist by John Putnams : I haue Corne to Carey to Salem with •Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, volume V, page 25. my Cart the bridge at beuer dam is so spoyled that I Can not go ouer with my cart : & haue no other way but that exept I go a great way about where is wores way for me & my oxen than that was : the...
Page 244 - Baftable doctor both in old England & here in New england & both told mee they were of Kinn : & ye sd Giles...

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