Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts, Volume 1

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Essex Institute, 1911
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Page 271 - Shipped, by the grace of God, in good order and
Page 91 - William Clark, the Salem publican, was advised by the Quarter Court 'to forbear being offensive in suffering a shuffling board in his house, occasioning misspending of time.
Page 67 - Thomas one Coffer wch was his grandfathers. Item I give unto my three Sons my ten Acre lott & my one Acre of meddow to be equally fhared amongft them. Item concerning the refidue of the monies arifing from my pte in the Shipp, & the reft of my goods I bequeath them to be valued reafonably, & equaley devided to my wife & my Children, my wife to haue the choife of the firft pte excepted: & my Children to fhare in the reft as their...
Page 69 - Laskm and his wife fined 40s for hard usage of his late servant in victuals and clothes . . . the bed and clothing were not as should be.
Page 67 - Beding & there appurtenances as they now stand in the hall. Item I bequeath my pte of the Ship Mary-Anne of Salem, to be sold, & my debts to be payd, And the residue of the monies with the rest of my goods to be devided as followeth. Item I giue Thomas my Son my Loomes & Sluies with there appurtenances concerning his trade of a weaver.
Page 394 - ... childre Equilly diuided likwys If the Sayd hows and land due not amount to a dubbell porttion the[n] it is to be made oup : I further will if any of theas my laft children dye before thay come to age : then ther porttions to return to thos that fhall furuiue Equaly to be deuided amonkst them This I will that If my wife maryes then my childrens porttions to be taken from hurs and to be at the ouerseers...
Page iii - Termes respectivelie forever, one greate generall and solempe assemblie, which foure generall assemblies shalbe stiled and called the foure greate and generall Courts of the saide Company...
Page 6 - John Talbie's wife Dorothy, for frequent laying hands on her husband to the danger of his life...
Page 121 - Philips if he shall then 1iue to be disposed of by him as his owne : these my children to be sent ouer vnto yarmouth aforesd. to be disposed of as specifyed. It. my will & desire is, that my children during the time of there abode in this County shall remayne with my two Sisters, the wife of Joseph Yongs, & the wife of Thomas Moore of Salem, they to be allowed for the time by my executors what may be convenient. It. I giue my greate Bible to my daughter Sarah, and my lesser bible to my daughter mary...
Page 143 - Akres of meadowe wth some pt of the barne to lay in her fruits and halfe of the great fruit trees for & during the life of the said Annis Itm I gyve vnto my said wife my best bed wth all Conuenienc furniture there vnto belonging & one fourth pt of all my houshould goods except the rest of my beding & alsoe 2 Cowes by name Reddie & Cherie & one yearling heaffer ffurther my...

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