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Morrison, James (fl. 1778) to the Sheriff of the County of Bristol

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.134 Author/Creator: Morrison, James (fl. 1778) Place Written: Bristol County, Massachusetts Type: Document signed Date: 6 May 1778 Pagination: 1 p. ; 18.5 x 20.5 cm.

Says that the Sheriff is required to apprehend and bring Preserved Pierce before him to answer for all the charges against him (from GLC01450.133, that charge is mutiny). Morrison states that there is enough evidence to say that Pierce is "Enemical to the United States of America and therefore ought to be Examined." Says if he won't take an oath he is to be sent to the "Common Goal." Is initialed "J.M."

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